As part of the N.C. Museum of History exhibit, “Made Especially for You by Willie Kay,” which honors renowned Raleigh dress designer Willie Otey Kay, the museum will host several fashion-related programs throughout the coming months. Things kick off this weekend with the “Make It, Take It: Sew a Stitch” program, which coincides with the opening of the exhibit on Saturday. During the drop-in program from 1 to 3 p.m., attendees will learn to stitch a patch or sew a button. The event is free. For more details, visit ncmuseumofhistory.org or call 919-807-7988.
Traditions by Anna bridal boutique in Raleigh hosts a trunk show of wedding gowns from Matthew Christopher on Friday and Saturday. The gowns, which feature details like organic beading, come in sizes 00-24 and range in price from $3,500-$7,000. To schedule an appointment, call 919-783-8652.
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Sephora in the Streets at Southpoint in Durham will offer advice for skincare problems during the Skincare Solutions with Skincare IQ class on Sunday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. The class will cover basics on cleaning skin, applying moisturizer, masks, serums and more. The class is free and open to Sephora Beauty Insiders, the store’s free frequent-buyer program. To sign up, visit sephora.com.
Northgate Mall in Durham honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a celebration for children on Monday, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Festivities include an African fashion show, music and dancing, stories, crafts and more. The event is free, but attendees are encouraged to bring nonperishable food donations or gently used children’s winter clothing and coats for families in need served by the Urban Ministries of Durham. For details, visit northgatemall.com.
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