The Tucson Ladies Council’s annual fashion show serves up all the glamour and glitz of a bona fide red-carpet event.

  • It’s also got heart:
  • The fundraiser benefits Tu Nidito Children and Family Services, which helps children and their loved ones whose lives have been affected by illness or death. Heavy stuff. “That’s why we want to take them out of that for 40 minutes, entertain them,” says
  • , who produces the runway show that includes models as well as Tu Nidito children who take a turn on the catwalk.
  • The scoop on this year’s event:
  • What
  • : The ninth annual Fashion Show — Monte Carlo, focuses on the exotic city with a show inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s “To Catch a Thief,” which was filmed there. The menu features Mediterranean cuisine, including a raw-seafood bar and paella stations.
  • When
  • : 6 p.m. Sept. 28.
  • Where
  • : Casino del Sol Resort and Spa, 5655 W. Valencia Road.
  • The fashions
  • : The runway show spotlights a mix of local retailers, vintage collections and designer fashions — Brooks Brothers, Mills-Touché, W Boutique, Bert Keeter and Fashion by Robert Black, to drop names.
  • Cost: