Come on down to Auburn for an evening of shopping, racing and fashion. Admission to the shopping area is free with gate admission (a VIP...

‘Hats and Heels’

Come on down to Auburn for an evening of shopping, racing and fashion. Admission to the shopping area is free with gate admission (a VIP package, including an hors d’oeuvre buffet, a glass of wine and a swag bag is available for $30 and must be purchased in advance). The event begins at 5 p.m., races start at 6 p.m. Friday at Emerald Downs, 2300 Emerald Downs Drive, Auburn (253-288-7704 or www.emeralddowns.com).

Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff