On Saturday and Sunday, Babydreams (448 Central Ave., Highland Park, 847-432-4704) is hosting a trunk show for the Fall 2011 Lindsey Berns collection. Stop by on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 12 to 4 p.m. to meet my favorite local kidswear designer and receive 20 percent off all of her newest, adorable clothing designs.
On Sunday, Sept. 18, from 12 to 3 p.m., stop by Soulistic Studio and Spa (805 N. Milwaukee Ave., 312-226-7685) for the Fall fitness preview party. The event includes free, 30-minute preview classes; Chinese face mapping and skin analysis with an esthetician; a 10 percent discount of all non-preregistration class packages; and healthy refreshments, including samples from organic juice cleanse company Juice Rx.
The 20th anniversary of the Green Tie Ball takes place on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at A. Finkl & Sons Co. (2011 N. Southport Ave., 773-975-2500), benefiting Chicago Gateway Green. As many as 4,000 attendees will enjoy the Return to Emerald City-themed event. Enjoy bites from more than 50 of the city’s hottest restaurants (Davanti Enoteca, Gibson’s, Province, Quartino, and more), sip on cocktails, watch live entertainment, and participate in a silent auction. All proceeds will benefit the Expressway Partnership, a program created to transform Chicago roadways into parkways. Buy your tix ($125 at the door; $250 for VIP) now.