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Written by Miami Today on September 6, 2012
"Fashion’s Night Out" at Dadeland Mall hosts several fashion-forward events such as a meet-and-greet session with Fendi artisan Ester de Sarno; complimentary makeovers; fragrance launches; an Alexander McQueen trunk show; and book signing by Michael Connors, author of "The Splendor of Cuba." Additionally, enjoy live music, food tasting and other creations. 6-9 p.m. Saks Fifth Avenue Dadeland Mall, 7687 N Kendall Drive, Kendall. Free to attend. Details: (305) 662-8655 ext. 374 or www.fashionsnightout.com.
The Miami City Ballet’s young professionals group, Upper Room, hosts an opening reception for the McCormick Place. Featuring art, exotic cars, live music by Dj Pabel Lima, performances by Circ X and food trucks. 8 p.m.-midnight. McCormick Place, 160 Andalusia Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: www.miamicityballet.org/mcbupperroom.php.
DRIVE FOR A CAUSE
The University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park and Lincoln Automotive host a special test drive event behind the wheel of a 2013 Lincoln hybrid, while supporting music-based education and outreach programs. For each participant who test drives a car, Lincoln donates $20 to the Overtown Music Project. The event features a performance by local R&B and blues artist, Bobby Stringer and Tree Top. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Noon-2 p.m. concert. UM Life Science & Technology Park, 1951 NW Seventh Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 962-3292 or www.umlstp.com.
The Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida hosts a two-day "Miami Community Leadership Forum," featuring instructors from the education sector, non-profit organizations, and private sector guiding participants on a series of topics that cover community and leadership issues, with a focus on helping residents learn from each other about how to use leadership skills to work on neighborhood issues. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 8. 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 9. Joseph C. Caleb Center, 5400 NW 22nd Ave., room 110, Brownsville. Details: (305) 751-5511 ext. 1141 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.nhssf.org.