Carvel … America’s Freshest Ice Cream®, is celebrating Free Cone Day on Thursday, April 30 from 3-8 p.m. Participating Carvel® shoppes (including the East Boca location) will treat guests to a FREE junior cone filled with their choice of freshly made vanilla, chocolate or the limited-time soft ice cream made with Ferrero’s Nutella®hazelnut spread.
#dailybabyavery and I tried it and it was pretty much life changing. There’s just something about Nutella…
In addition to enjoying FREE soft ice cream, you can help raise money for the American Red Cross on Free Cone Day. Throughout the day, Carvel will offer a $2 coupon book worth more than $20 in savings. All proceeds from sales of the coupon books will go toward a $20,000 donation to support the organization’s disaster relief efforts.
So get out of the scorching South Florida heat on April 30th and cool off with your kiddos at the East Boca Carvel!There’s a FREE sweet treat there with your name on it. 🙂
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Twas the beginning of spring and all through the town, Boca’s fab social season was winding down;
The wine had been drunk, all the food tasted, the fashions shown off, and no one’s time wasted;
Raising money for charity was the name of the game, but this Boca Mom is exhausted all the same!
Modern Boca Mom is thrilled to report that the Boca Raton social season ended with a bang this year with two amazing events less than a week apart: Boca Bacchanal & SHUZZ Art Fashion Show.
MBMom attended both events last year and has the inside scoop on how both went down in 2015.
Despite the pouring rain on Friday night, 1,500 guests joined the Boca Raton Historical Society and Museum for a Boca Bacchanal weekend unlike any before.
Bacchanalia, held March 27, for the first time at the Boca Raton Airport Hangar, wowed guests from the moment they arrived on the red carpet with views of private jets, gorgeous Ferraris, the signature Boca Bacchanal car and a spectacle of live entertainment.
Once inside (and dry), guests experienced tastings from 40 South Florida restaurants, over 140 varieties of wine from top vintners across the world, chef demonstrations from three of Bacchanal’s notable chefs, a luxurious pop-up shop from Saks Fifth Avenue (which #modernbocadadthoroughly enjoyed) and unique offerings from local businesses and sponsors for guests to enjoy.
History went high tech this year with a live social media stream (attendees who posted with the hashtag #BocaBacchanal could see their posts on the main event screen) and models in video vests streaming footage of the Boca Raton Historical Society programs and preservation projects who walked the event taking donations for the new Welcome Center at Town Hall.
Celebrity Kathie Lee Gifford, representing GIFFT Wines, was also a presenter at Bacchanalia and a Vintner Dinner in Boca Raton.
The GIFFT rosé was delish, but I also enjoyed the offerings from good ol’ Cupcake Wines, one of my NYC liquor store staples.
SHUZZ Art Fashion Show
I’ll let my good friend and fellow South Florida blogger April Golightly take you through all of the specific fashion details from the SHUZZ Art Fashion Show at Mizner Park Amphitheater featuring designs from Haute Hippie (click HERE), but needless to say it was a ton of fun and again, for a great cause!
SHUZZ (pronounced shoes) is a South Florida based non-profit organization that functions off of support from volunteers only, existing to provide new shoes to children in poverty-stricken areas around the world.
I especially liked this Haute Hippie design (photo by Brooke Strange):
I drink wine because I don’t like to keep things bottled up 😉
Cirque Dreams kept guests entertained pre and post-Fashion Show and NYY Steak provided food in the VIP lounge area. So yummy!
Both of these events are MUSTS during the Boca “Season.” If you missed out this year, make sure you put them on your calendar for 2016!
And since it’s unlikely I’ll make it back for a show in NYC anytime soon, I am so happy that I was able to attend the finale at Delray’s Fabulous Fashion Week.
When I attended my first BIG show at the Bryant Park tents in the city, my friend Nic (@nixcruz), a fashion editor in Manhattan, gave me this LOL-worthy gem of advice:
Mkay so here is the deal: arrive 15 to 10 mins before the show but they NEVER start on time — usually 20 after the start time. Walk in the tents and act like you know where you are going. There will be signs either to the left or right that say “[designer]” the people waiting around will not have their seat assignment or are standing … You will have a seat so scoot to the front and flash them that shit. When I send you your seat asst, write it on the invite so they see it and wont annoy you at the entrance. Then sit in your seat and act like EVERYTHING. Wear your shades indoors, don’t smile, don’t be nice to the person next to you, look constipated & you’ll blend. Teehee.
I tried channeling it in Delray. Did we succeed? 😉
#modernbocadad: “That’s a lot of powerful moms right there.”
To quote our fashion-forward friends in the front row, the LL-Scene Girls:Delray Beach is continuing to flourish right before our very eyes, and we’re loving every second of it. From their award winning restaurants to the adorable boutiques popping up on the Ave, we couldn’t be happier about the ongoing buzz being created around Delray Beach. It’s not just ‘up and coming’ anymore, it has come, conquered, and is here to stay. Delray’s Fabulous Fashion Week gave local and international designers and stores the opportunity to spotlight and create awareness down the middle of Atlantic Avenue in front of thousands of customers and fans.
How great is that? So without further ado, here were my favorite looks for the fashionable (and realistic) MBMom (and daughter!) from the “Gypsies to Jetsetters” finale show: