The Southern Women's Show, a four-day-long event -- starting Sept. 17 and continuing through Sept. 20 -- provides all your shopping, fashion and cooking needs, in addition to countless tips on living right and dressing well, and freebies. And if that's not enough, you'll spot some celebrities there too. $5-$9; $5 for children ages 6-12; free for children ages 6 and under. Sept. 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sept. 19, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sept. 20, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The Park (formerly the Charlotte Merchandise Mart), 2500 E. Independence Blvd. For more information, call 800-849-0248 ext. 110. www.southernwomensshow.com.