What: 53rd annual Junior League of Dallas Ball
Where: Hilton Anatole
The 411: This year JLD aimed for elegance, romance and sophistication for its annual fundraising soiree, themed Magnolia Ball. After the requisite champagne reception, well-dressed attendees headed straight for Chantilly Ballroom, where they were greeted by bountiful bunches of magnolias, hydrangeas and other flowers. During dinner, modern jazz vocalist Gabbie McGee gave a heartfelt performance that included many of her own original works. Crowd-pleasing Emerald City Band followed with an energizing set featuring hits, past and present, to end the evening on the highest note.
Who: Lynn and Allan McBee, Julie and Scott Bagley, Beverly Cahill, Meredith and Matt Mosley, Jennifer Scripps, Katherine and Key Coker, Joanna Clarke, Monica Egert Smith, and Holly Hassmann.