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October 13, 2006
It's a festivus


OK, enough already with the football! Head over to Davis on Sunday for the first annual Davis Fest. It's from noon to 5 p.m. And, of course, I'm the most interested in the beauty/fashion events, so here are some to check out:

Tangles Salon Spa at 630 Second St. will do complimentary makeup touch-ups and stress-relieving treatments (AHHHHH!) starting at 1 p.m. The salon's stylists and consultants just participated in an Aveda "New Looks for Fall" makeup class last month, so they're eager to try their new tricks on some friendly faces. Also, 20 percent of the sales of Aveda pink ribbon hand products will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Fund.

Also, The Wardrobe at 206 E St. will host a jewelry trunk show from noon to 5 p.m. featuring local designer Nancy Shapiro. (One of her necklaces is shown above.) Shapiro, who is a metalsmith, does incredible things with silver and pearls, and her jewelry is sold nationwide. She'll stop by the store from 2 to 5 p.m.

If that's not enough to keep you busy, amble over to the Davis Commons for the Davis Fest fashion show from 1 to 2 p.m. You might pick up some ideas for holiday attire - or something you can't live without.

Most of the events are free. However, tickets for unlimited wine, beer and food tastings can be purchased for $25 at various locations, including Tangles.

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