Lowe’s Pride Awards:Pride magazine hosts the annual Lowe’s Pride Awards at 6 p.m. on Saturday at The Westin, 601 S. College St. The event includes a formal dinner and awards ceremony. This year’s gala puts the spotlight on the impact of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) in our city. Dancers from Charlotte Ballet will demonstrate the science behind the art form. The evening is known for its fashionable guests. Olivia Fortson, social editor for The Charlotte Observer and SouthPark magazine, will be there to pick out the best-dressed couple. Tickets are $225.61 and can be purchased through Friday. Details: www.pridemagazineonline.com.
Paul Simon Women: The specialty store at the Village at SouthPark hosts the Lafayette 148 New York Spring Trunk Show Collection 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. through Saturday. Lafayette representatives Ginny Torreson-Berk and Dorothy James will be in the store to assist customers. Details: 704-333-6139; www.paulsimonco.com.