Stuart Society wine auction, gala is Friday
The Stuart Society of the Museum of Fine Arts will present its inaugural wine auction and gala beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the museum's conservatory, 255 Beach Drive NE. The dinner event will feature a variety of wines in the silent auction, and private wine tastings, gourmet dinners, giveaways and more in the live auction. $225. fine-arts.org; reservations: (727) 896-2667, ext. 197.
Poetic Justice Gala to help PAR is Friday
"Through the Looking Glass," the Poetic Justice Gala 2011 to benefit Operation PAR, starts at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Bascom's Chop House, 3665 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. The silent auction includes items seized in drug raids, and proceeds go to drug prevention and treatment programs. $150. (727) 545-7564, ext. 228.
'Amore' fundraiser to be full of fashions
"Amore," the Woman's Service League's 61st annual Fashion Promenade, will feature the year's Best Groomed and Hall of Fame members at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. The fundraiser will feature fashions by Patchington and Ambria's Gallery of Wearable Art. It benefits the Selama Grotto Cerebral Palsy Endowment. $50. (727) 867-8753.