Saturday, March 22, 2014 / 9AM - 3PM
Raleigh Convention Center
The MIX 101.5 Lipstick Luncheon is an exclusive event for ladies in the Triangle who want to live their best life at any age. Take the day off and join us for a day designed especially for you with food, fun and fashion!  While at the luncheon, you can also enjoy some retail therapy and fill your complimentary swag bag with merchandise from over 40 on-site vendors. 
MIX Morning Show co-hosts, Mike Chase and Lynda Loveland will host the event with special guests Vanna Fox, Diane Ramsey, Jim Kelly and Jami Caskey.


(A limited number of tickets will be available for purchase onsite.)
  • Online:  To purchase tickets online, please click on the 'Buy Tickets' button above.
  • By Mail:  To purchase tickets by mail, please click here to download the ticket order form.  Fill out the form completely and mail to the address indicated on the order form.
  • By Phone:  To order by phone, please call 919-890-6138.   
Regular Admission ($30) includes - Reserved seating, 3-course lunch, complimentary reusable shopping bag, special gift from Crabtree Valley Mall, access to the vendor area and all the fun you can have!
SOLD OUT! VIP Admission ($40) includes - Reserved priority seating close to the stage, 3-course lunch, special edition Lipstick Luncheon canvas tote bag, VinoToGo tumbler from Duplin Winery, special gift from Crabtree Valley Mall, access to the vendor area and all the fun you can have!
Parking passes may be purchased in advance for $7 and will be emailed to you.   If you do not provide an email address, the pass(es) will be mailed to your physical address. Passes purchased from MIX 101.5 will be valid at the Convention Center's underground deck or the Performing Arts Deck on the corner of McDowell and Lenoir Streets.  Click here for a map of these and other parking garages in the area.  No complimentary parking passes will be distributed. 
NOTE:  There will be no physical tickets for this event.   Once an order has been placed, the purchaser's name will be added to the guest list and the parking pass will be emailed to the purchaser. 


Keynote Speaker - Karyn Ruth White
Karyn Ruth White is a Motivational Comedian, Humorist and Author. She is the owner of Colorado-based Laugh and Learn Productions, LLC, a company dedicated to helping people live with less stress and work with more enthusiasm.  Karyn Ruth is the co-author of Your 7th Sense; How to Think Like a Comedian©.  She has also been featured in The Denver Business Journal, The Denver Post and her program Laughing in the Face of Stress© has been repeatedly televised in Colorado. 
She currently lives in the Denver, Colorado  area and is owned by four rescue cats, Harley, Stella, Lulu and Gigi. She has finally accepted the fact that she IS the crazy cat lady in her neighborhood! 
Click here to find out more about Karyn.

Speaker - Coach Pete D'Arruda
Pete D'Arruda is a Registered Financial Consultant, Fiduciary, and Investment Advisor, as well as the President and Founding Principal of Capital Financial Advisory Group, LLC. Known best as "Coach Pete", he has been providing financial advice for over 20 years.  Since 2006 Coach Pete has also been the host of the nationally syndicated radio and television program, Financial Safari. He has authored four popular financial books and co-authored four others.
Click here to learn more about Coach Pete.

Walk the Red Carpet With Mike & Lynda

Get to Lipstick Luncheon early and strut your stuff on the Zerorez Clean Red Carpet, plus get your picture taken with members of the MIX 101.5 staff!

9AM - 10AM / Mike Chase & Lynda Loveland
11AM - 11:15AM / Jim Kelly and Jami Caskey
12:30PM - 1PM / Vanna Fox and Diane Ramsey
2:30PM - 3PM / Karyn Ruth White (keynote speaker)

Shop Til You Drop

Browse more than 40 booths filled with unique finds; including jewelry, health products, home accessories, clothing, purses, local food items and more!  Select stores from Crabtree Valley Mall will also be onsite.  We'll even give you a complimentary (and reusable) swag bag from the State Farmers Market to hold all of your purchases.

Crabtree Valley Mall Fashion Show
Check out the new spring fashion trends from some of your favorite Crabtree Valley Mall retailers!   

Lipstick Luncheon Menu
Guests will enjoy a 3-course menu which includes:  
  • Salad: Baby spinach salad tossed with grape tomatoes, sliced cucumbers, hard 
    boiled eggs, candied pecans and golden raisins, topped with a spiced mustard vinaigrette.  Hearth baked rolls and butter will also be available at your table.
  • Entree:  Beef braised in red wine sauce,served with whipped chive enhanced 
    potatoes, and braised baby carrots, pearl onions and mushrooms.
  • Vegetarian Entree Option:*  Paella, a Spanish dish of saffron flavored rice with 
    artichoke hearts, onions, peas and tomatoes.
  • Dessert:  Bourbon pecan pie with a chocolate sauce
*The only guests that will receive the vegetarian entree are the ones that purchase a vegetarian ticket.  Entree 'swaps' will NOT be available on the day of the event.

If you would like to be a vendor at the Lipstick Luncheon, please call 919-890-6046 or email



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