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Upcoming events 




Open Red Hat Events

(June ’05 – December ’05)



June 25-29 – National Convention – SOLD OUT! – 5000 WOMEN


July 4 – Fourth of July Parade, Dale City.  Meet to decorate float at 8:45am.  Bring a small folding chair and candy to throw at people along the Dale Blvd. route.  Cost is $4.00 per person for balloons etc..  Lunch on your own at a local restaurant after parade.  Contact: AND your QM before June 28.  A final count has to go to the parade committee.


July 9 – Red Hat Glory Day III with optional PJ Breakfast July 10th.  11:00am – 4:30pm, Riverside Conference Center, 95 riverside Pkwy., Fredericksburg, VA.  The professional GNP Comedy Troup will be performing and there will be Red Hat vendors.  Cost is $75.00 before June 20th for Glory Day.  Cost is $13.00 before June 20th for PJ Breakfast.  Please make separate checks if you plan to attend both events.  For hotel, registration and additional info contact:  Joyce (Hells Belles) at or 703-791-6231.


August 6 – Thrifting in Alexandria – Save this date.  Details later.


August 13 – Stratford Hall Plantation tour and lunch – 11am till ?.  Cost is $28.00.  For more info contact Jeri (Scarlet Sophisticates) or 703-497-5251.


August 18-21 – North Carolina State Red Hat Convention.  – For info, go to: and check it out.


August 23 – Ball game & Picnic – 5:45pm picnic & 7:00pm game the Potomac Nationals against Salem Avalanche.  Cost is $20.00.  Bring $3.00 per car parking at Pfitzner Stadium, “County Complex” on Prince William Parkway.  Stadium is between McCoart Building & the Water Authority Building.  Send $20.00 check to Mary Anne Money, 2223 Grundy Road, Woodbridge, VA 22191 before August 1.  Sponsor of event is Belles & Babes Chapter.


September 17 – Save this date for T.E.A Chapter fashion show.


September 23-25 – SOLD OUT! - RHS Virginia FUNvention at Radisson Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center, 6945 Phcahontas Trail, Williamsburg, VA.  Gala banquet with entertainment on Saturday.  Sunday is the PJ Breakfast and talent show.  Red Hat vendors both days.  Hotel reservations must be made directly to the hotel – 800-333-3333.  Room rates$89.00 (single & double), $99.00 (triple & quad) plus tax.  FUNvention registration is $87.50.  Mail check to Toni Liskie, 9040 Lee Davis Rd., Mechanicsville, VA 23116.  Contact:  Toni (Mechanicsville Dixie Darlings) for registration form at or 804-746-0536.  Deadline is April 1st.


September 28 – Red Hat Tea – 2:30pm-4:45pm at Normandie Farm Restaurant, Potomac, MD.  Cost unknown.  Contact:  Judy Alden (Red Hearts of Bethesda) at 301-263-2638 or


October 8 – Murder Mystery Dinner – Noon – 4:00pm at Paradiso’s, 6124 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA 22310.  Cost is $50.00.  Mail check to:  Ann McLane (Belles of Burke) 5940 Cove Landing, #202, Burke, VA 22015.


October 9-15 – Cruise to the Bahamas – for details and pricing contact Debby 703-897-9923 or Carol 703-730-1777.  Both Ladies are with the Babes of Adventure Chapter.


October 29-30 – Red Hatters Fun Fest, Richlin Ballroom, Edgewood, MD.  Several events include Masquerade (mask only) Dinner, vendors & P.J. Breakfast.  Cost is $115.00.  For details & hotel info contact Rose (Frolicking Friends of Fallston).  E-mail:


December 9-11 – Red Hat Southern Spectacular.  Cost: Unknown.  At Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA.  This event includes a Bourbon St. Red Hat Holiday Parade.  Contact:  Ginger (Nine to Five Divas).  E-mail:


December 28 - January 4 – London, England parade.  6 day adventure.  Trip includes airfare, 6 nights accommodations, continental breakfast & dinner each day, half-day sightseeing tour, half-day tour of Hampton Court, full-day tour of Oxford & Windsor, evening performance at a West End theatre, group photo, and 20th Anniversary New Year’s Day Festival Medals.  $300.00 deposit with balance due by September 15th.  For more information and registration form go to:  This event is sponsored by Scarlett Flooscies of Corryton, TN.