Friday, Nov. 6 from 5-9 p.m. $75/person. Cocktail reception and holiday shopping. Featuring upscale vendors: Usbourne Books, Shawn Pincus, FOR EWE, Edith Addelston, Seahorse Designs, Jennifer Hogan, Paperworks, Susan Hyre, Two Swans, Margaretta Danshaw, Miche Bag Shows, Chris Fancone Miche, Southwestern Silver, Karen Domenici, The Perfect Buddha, Nista Woodward, NeCCandi, Carolyn Olsen, Longwood Antiques, Lynn Bartlett, Natural Design, Anne Krieg. Sponsored by the Friends of UCM. At Mount Vernon Unitarian Church, The Historic Home, Hollin Hall, 1909 Windmill Lane, Alexandria. RSVP by Oct. 30. Call 703-403-4410. Go to www.ucmagency.org. To purchase tickets online: http://ucmhomefortheholidays.eventbrite.com.