Peggy Gandy:Social Scene

Peggy Gandy: Roarin' Twenties, Getting Acquainted, Historical Note, Dinner of Note, High Honors and Those Who Have Served.
BY PEGGY GANDY Staff Writer pgandy@opubco.com Published: May 13, 2012
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ROARIN' TWENTIES

Event: Symphony Show House Opening Gala “The Jazz Age Manor.''

Venue: Decorators Show House and Meinders Hall of Mirrors.

To benefit: The Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra and Music Education.

The evening: Guests began this black-tie, or era dress, evening with a champagne pour and tour of the Heritage Hills Show House at 440 NW 15. Cocktails and dinner followed at the Hall of Mirrors. Michael Wilder's Flying High Band played for dancing after dinner.

Ambience: Black and white set the color tone for the sophisticated look of the dining room, which was dimmed for a speakeasy look. “Wow'' exclamations were heard when guests first saw the tables featuring elegant clusters of crystal pieces and votive candles.

GETTING ACQUAINTED

Event: Beaux Arts Society Coffee.

Where: Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.

What: A get-acquainted coffee for Beaux Arts Society members and mothers of the debs and escorts who will be presented in November at the Beaux Arts Ball. Debutantes and escorts will be announced formally the first of June. Mindy Brown is ball chairman and her co-chairman is Leslie Russell.

HISTORICAL NOTE