Junior League of Wichita, Inc. (JLW), a non-profit organization of over 700 women, will hold its sixth-annual Holiday Galleria: A Day of Shopping, A Year of Giving, October 8-11 at Century II Expo Hall. The upscale shopping event, which features over 100 regional and national merchants, is a fundraiser to support JLW’s mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities.
Approximately 250 JLW members volunteer their time to plan and work at Holiday Galleria. From delicious food to serious shopping to the best giveaways in town, you’ll find FUN at the 2009 Holiday Galleria! Shop for a cause, but stay for the fun!
General Admission shopping and complimentary gift wrap are available
Friday, October 9, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.;
Saturday, October 10, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.;
and Sunday, October 11, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with JLW’s Holiday Galleria Premier Party “’Twas the Night Before,” Thursday, October 8, 7 p.m. -10 p.m. Enjoy complimentary valet parking and delicious food and drink from some of Wichita’s favorite restaurants, as well as live music from Wichita band, Blue Eyed Soul, and several one-of-a-kind live and silent auction items. Friday, October 9, 5-9 p.m. it’s “Girls’ Night Out!” Join B98’s Tracy Cassidy for music and drawings for fabulous prizes throughout the night and margaritas and samples from JLW cookbook recipes while they last.
Saturday, October 10, 11 a.m., you don’t want to miss the exclusive
Community Catwalk Brunch & Runway Fashion Show. Ticket holders will enjoy complimentary valet parking, a delicious
brunch, mimosas, goodie bags, chances for fabulous giveaways and a runway fashion show featuring local boutiques, emceed by The Wichita Eagle’s Bonnie Bing. Saturday and Sunday will feature a full
schedule of entertainment on our main stage, including a cooking demonstration Saturday at 2:30 p.m. showcasing recipes from JLW cookbooks with KAKE TV’s Susan Peters and JLW President Jamie Schmaltz. Sunday bring the family for complimentary pictures with Santa and special children’s entertainment.
www.holidaygalleria.org for more information.