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This year’s sold-out Bird, Tree & Garden Club Century House Tour from noon to 5 p.m. today will invite more than 1,000 attendees into 12 homes around the grounds that were built over a century ago.
The annual Stroll Through the Arts fundraiser for art student scholarships will go off with a hitch this year — several hitches, actually. As guests arrive at Fowler-Kellogg Art Center at 5 p.m. Thursday, they will each have a name placed on their backs: one half of a famous artistic couple, like Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, for example.
The Chautauqua Women’s Club fundraiser “Open Your Purse and Take Off Your Tie” is from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Athenaeum Hotel. It is a summertime-song-singing fun kind of fundraiser. The song “Buttons and Bows” somehow lends itself as a theme song. Just substitute “purses and ties” for “buttons and bows” and sing along.
“East is east and West is west, And the wrong one I have chose, Let’s go where I’ll keep on wearin’ those frills and flowers and purses and ties.”
The silent auction and sale of 250 donated purses and many ties features a wonderful, almost architectural Judy Lieber evening clutch covered in Swarovski crystals. Other purses by recognized designers such as Coach, Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, Tommy Woods, Tommy Bahama and Salvatore Ferragamo are included.