Weekend Ahead: Oct. 22-24

Melissa G. Lamkin
Carol Hannah Whitfield's wedding collection is one of two bridal trunk shows happening this weekend.

Dreamy Gowns in Dilworth

Hunting an ethereal, dreamy gown with embellishments like hand-sewn pearls and delicate embroidery? Check out the Lee-Ann Belter trunk show at J. Major’s Bridal this weekend. Thurs. Oct. 21 – Sat. Oct. 23, Appointments recommended. 704-372-0082, jmajors.com

Introducing Carol Hannah to the Queen City

The Project Runway alum’s wedding collection is officially available in the Queen City at Hayden Olivia bridal. Simple, unfussy but completely gorgeous and glam gowns (and the entire debut collection) will be at the uptown boutique this weekend. Fri. Oct. 22 and Sat. Oct. 23, Appointments required. 704-333-0377, haydenolivia.com

New Charlotte Wedding Venue: McGill Rose Garden Event

See just what the NoDa garden (it’s gorgeous and so green!) has to offer in the way of a ceremony location or photo shoot spot on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mix and mingle with other brides-to-be and wedding planners and even watching a mock wedding ceremony! 940 North Davidson St., 704-333-6497, mcgillrosegarden.org