Celebrate Hispanic Heritage… Recognize the heritage of the Hispanic people that have made significant contributions to the United States and celebrate the Independence Days of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Chile and Belize. And don’t forget to celebrate Mexican Independence Day on September 16th in Las Vegas with Mi Guia Las Vegas.

Dita Von Teese… Need we say more? Prepare to be seduced at MCASD’s 35th annual gala, Monte Carlo Goes Burlesque on September 10. Dita will mesmerize guests with two scintillating performances that are quintessentially “Dita.” Valerie Cooper and David C. Copley will co-chair this party like no other.

Photo Courtesy of www.dita.net; Photographer Danielle Bedics.

Polo Tournament… Giving Back Magazine is hosting the most prestigious bi-national polo tournament in the world at the San Diego Polo Club on September 18 benefiting The San Diego Opera and The San Diego Symphony. Come out and support two worthy causes that are making our community a more beautiful and musical place.

Fall Shopping… Calling all fashion lovers! It is the time to start shopping for fall clothing (not that we need an excuse to shop). Now is the time to find the best fall buys; capes, coats, booties, tights and hats oh my! Tap into one of these trends and keep warm and elegant while putting your best bootie forward when the summer breezes turn to fall chill.

Photo courtesy of Nordstrom.