Round Top Bash Reins in $70K for Habitat for Horses

Debbie Guinn, Vandi Hodges, Danette Scheffler and Mary Lynn Khater

Last weekend, as they do twice a year, design-loving Houstonians headed to Round Top for shopping, sips and soirees. Houston-based Ginger Barber Interior Design and crowd-fave vendor Paul Michael Company teamed up for a philanthropic evening benefiting nonprofit Habitat for Horses.


The organization rescues and rehabilitates horses, such as Bob and Thor, two equines who greeted the crowd of boot-clad guests at Market Hill. The venue's restaurant, Duo by Gino and Nate, provided a delicious spread of bites, and the wine was flowing throughout the evening — just like the bids at the silent auction table! Popular items included ones from Round Top go-tos The Frenchy and Junk Gypsy, plus a Park City getaway.

The designer- and artist-heavy crowd perused Market Hill's vendors while Kimberly Dunn provided a soundtrack of country faves and original songs. In all, the night reined in an impressive $70,000 for Habitat for Horses.

Bob and Thor, two rescues from Habitat for Horses, grazing in Round Top

Hatem Saleh and Vandi Hodges

Gretchen Carr, Bob Davis and Leslie de la Mora

Guests bid on auction items.

Sammi Schoelman, Rebecca Williams, Ginger Barber and Jerry Finch

Rory Johnston, Virginia Doyle and Sammi Schoelman

enny Dixon, Katelin Buescher, Katy Bader, Scott Smith and Jan Zweegers

Jacquelyn Kingsbury and Ginger Menown

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