G Girl Presents "The Magnolia Masquerade Ball"

September 16, 2017 @ 5:00PM – September 17, 2017 @ 3:30PM

The Magnolia Masquerade Ball at the Omni Charlotte Hotel is a fabulous canine fashion event organized to benefit Canines For Service, a 501c3 charity that rescues dogs who are then trained as service dogs for veterans or as medical service dogs. Well-behaved furbaby attendees may participate in all events. The Saturday evening Ball will include dinner, auctions, and a fashion runway event with furbabies to be dressed in their favorite couture masquerade attire inspired by any era. Furparents of contestants are requested to wear black on the runway. Only furbaby attire will be judged. Please refer to judging criteria available from G Girl Productions.  Registration begins at 5:00 PM.  Pre-judging for contestants will begin at 5:30 PM. Dinner is served at 7:00 PM. Suggested dress for the evening for Furmoms and Furdads is black attire with optional masks.

NOTE: For event attendees who will be coming into Charlotte early Top Dog Pet Travel has set up a special wine tasting and luncheon at Rocky River Vineyards on Friday, September 15 for Furparents and Furbabies. The tour will feature tastings of the wines from this vineyard along with a light luncheon (Furbaby plate included), vineyard stroll, and ability to purchase wines. Round trip transportation from the hotel is included in the ticket price of $77.00 plus tax. Reservations for this event should be made through Top Dog Pet Travel at 855-722-7387 (Janet) by August 15, 2017 with payment to be made by September 5, 2017. Put on your favorite southern belle hat and join us for a fun relaxing trip to the winery. Times to depart/return the hotel will be announced.

 

Professional judges will award trophies in the following categories:

  • Her Royal Highness

  • His Royal Majesty

  • Heirs to the Throne (1, 2, 3)

  • Best Court Jester (Furboy or Furgirl)

  • Best theme design costume Furgirl

  • Best theme design costume Furboy

  • Best Furgirl Costume Designer

  • Best Furboy Costume Designer

Dinner menu will include salad, choice of chicken/fish/beef, desert, non-alcoholic beverage.
Furbaby meal plates (grilled chicken/veggies) will be a provided with the meal.
There will be a cash bar. 

 

The Sunday Riverboat Brunch is a fun event for both furbabies and furparents. Dress your furbabies and yourself to the theme and enjoy a southern brunch along with friendly and fun competitions. The following unisex categories will be awarded trophies:

  • Best Riverboat Captain

  • Best Casino Dealer

  • Best Cardshark

  • Best Dancehall Girl

  • Best Floozy

  • Best Sheriff

  • Best Gunslinger

  • Best Costume Designer

Skits encouraged.
Furbaby meal plates (grilled chicken/veggies) will be provided with the meal.
Vendor tables will be open at this event. 

 

HOTEL INFORMATION: All Magnolia Masquerade Ball events will be held in house at the Omni Charlotte Hotel. There is a block of guest rooms for the event with special pricing of $169 per night plus taxes and service charges. There is a $50 per room pet fee. Parking is available in the hotel parking garage at a fee. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, August 15, 2017. The room block will be released at that time. This is a busy season for the hotel and rooms will sell out quickly. Reservations should be made early to assure that you have a room in the event block. Beyond the cut off date IF rooms are available they will be at standard room rates. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI and referring to the G Girl Magnolia Masquerade Ball. 

 

NOTE: 100% of profits will be donated to Canines For Service. 
www.CaninesforService.org

 

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