The annual Jingle Bell Ball, now in its 15th year, is held on the second Friday of December as a charity event to raise money for United Family Services' Shelter for Battered Women in Charlotte. Doesn't that just make you feel all warm and toasty inside?
Well, here's a heads up. Now through Dec. 4, tickets are available for $65. Afterward, in order to get into this fancy-schmancy charity shindig, you've got to shell out $75. But hey, it's all for a good cause. Price of admission comes with two drink tickets (and of course there's going to be a cash bar), light hors d'oeuvres from Blue restaurant, live entertainment with the New South Players and a silent auction.
Write it in your calendars: The event will be held Dec. 11 at Grand Central, 1000 Central Ave., from 8 p.m.-midnight. Tickets can be purchased at Just Fresh (1231-A East Blvd.) or online.