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Parties Extra: Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Nick Tankersley Published: October 30, 2006

Taking the stage

Austin and Laura Kirkpatrick and Lindsey and Ryan Mitchell celebrate Austin Kirkpatrick’s and Ryan Mitchell’s 30th birthdays with a party at Nancy’s 57th Street Light House. The honorees and their guests enjoyed the karaoke singing and had lots of food and birthday cake.

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Preview party

Laura Kriegel, Heidi Cohn and Stephanie Holbrock celebrate the opening of this year’s Junior League Mistletoe Market at an evening preview party in the Cox Pavilion at State Fair Park where a silent auction featuring items from the merchants was in progress. Shoppers viewed holiday items, had homemade hors d’oeuvres and visited with friends. Kriegel was Mistletoe Market chairman and Betsy Mantor is Junior League president. On the Mistletoe Market board are Kathryn P. Wilson, Valerie Aubert, Kimberly Anders, Wendy Mounger, Amy Mattingly, Susie Graves, Leslie Littlejohn, Leslie Keams, Lisa Shinn, Christi Coyle, Sarah Frank, Heidi Cohn, Liz Robins, Becky Denny and Bonnie Schwarz.

Royals assemble

Larry Nichols, Ralph Thompson and Tom Dulaney, all former kings of the Beaux Arts Ball, gathered for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the home of Nichols. They meet yearly to discuss the upcoming ball, scheduled for Nov. 25, and to speculate about who the next king will be.

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Fun at Cafe Nova

Todd and Becky Edmonds are at Cafe Nova for the Integris Health Center’s Young Philanthropists get-together. Officers are Geoff Potts, chairman; David Box, hospitality; Todd Edmonds, membership; Christy Favors, communications; Jenny Kallenberger, programs; Ford Sanger, ways and means; Spencer Stone, membership; and Lori Tyler, hospitality.

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Set the table

Blair, Joanie and Kingsley Holmboe and Jeff, Celia and Mike Burke attend the tabletop shower and dinner in the home of Martha and Rick Coe. Kingsley Holmboe and Jeff Burke were honorees. Their wedding is scheduled for Dec. 23. Co-hosts were Lucinda and David Huffman, Donna and Bill Bozalis, Sharon and Henry Boecking, and Mary and Steve Sims.

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Numero uno

Sue Timberlake, Penny McCaleb, Barbara Simons and Beth Wells are in the “One and Onlys” party group that met in the home of Simons. Co-hostesses were Beccy Fike, Wells, Carole Jo Evans, Evalie Edwards, Kay Oliver, McCaleb, Sally Bentley, Timberlake, and Susan Sigmon. Since it was close to Halloween, the hostesses wore witches’ party hats and served goblin-decorated sandwiches and Halloween cookies in the shape of lime green monsters and purple bats. They also had a chocolate fountain.