CHARLOTTE – Reality TV starlet Savannah Chrisley of USA Network’s “Chrisley Knows Best” will headline the 2018 Southern Women’s Show.
“Chrisley Knows Best,” now in its sixth season, is the second highest rated cable show on Tuesday nights.
In addition to her TV career, the 20-year-old former pageant queen is a burgeoning fashion designer. In 2017, she debuted her sold-out “Faith Over Fear” fashion line on HSN. A fragrance and cosmetic collection is also in development.
When she’s not filming, Savannah uses her celebrity status to advocate for women and strongly supports the nonprofit Unlikely Heroes, which works to save and rehabilitate victims of sex slavery.
Chrisley will appear Aug. 25 to share the behind-the-scenes scoop on filming “Chrisley Knows Best,” growing up under the watchful eye of her father, and putting her career before love. A fan meet and greet will follow.
The Southern Women’s Show runs Aug. 24 to 26 at the Charlotte Convention Center (Hall A). Adult tickets cost $10 online and $12 at the door. Kids ages 6 to 12 are $6. Kids under 6 are free with a paying adult.
Other guest celebs and special events at the Southern Women’s Show in Charlotte include:
• WBTV anchor Molly Grantham will appear on stage daily to share relatable lessons on work-life balance and juggling the challenges of motherhood, as featured in her book “Small Victories: The Off-Camera Life of an On-Camera Mom.”
• Ramona Holloway from 107.9 The Link and her mom Wheezy will host the popular Mother-Daughter Look-a-Like Contest on Aug. 25 . Sign up from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the 107.9 The Link registration table.
• Evidential psychic medium Tamara Caulder Richardson will offer attendees healing messages from loved ones who have crossed over. A respected mental, physical and trance medium and highly developed clairvoyant, the “Southern Bell Medium” performs live medium demonstrations on stage throughout the weekend.
• Meet Miss North Carolina USA 2018, Caelynn Miller-Keyes on Aug. 26 at 2:30 p.m. The 22-year-old placed second in the 2018 Miss USA Pageant. She plans to spend her time as Miss North Carolina USA improving Title IX policies for sexual assault survivors while inspiring women and men to speak up for themselves if they experience injustice.
• Hear from certified professional organizer Anne Steppe with Charlotte-based Simplicity Organizers! On Aug. 24 and 25, Anne will share tips and techniques for organizing your home and life so you can focus on what matters most.
• Join W.E.A.N (Women Embracing Abilities Now) for the Wheel Pretty Fashion Show on Aug. 25 at 4 p.m. Models in wheelchairs appear on stage in chic looks made for women with disabilities.
• Enjoy hourly cooking demonstrations by culinary wizards showcasing delicious recipes, food sampling and exciting trivia games at the Food Lion Kitchen Stage all three days of the show.
• As the official car of the show, Chevrolet hosts a ‘Ride and Drive’ program that rewards participants with a special gift. Professionals will also be available to help you find the vehicle that best fits your busy lifestyle.
• The Firefighter Fashion Show is back by popular demand and as sizzling than ever. Grab your girlfriends and watch these hunks strut the runway, all for a great cause. Happening Aug. 24 at 5 p.m. and Aug. 25 at 6 p.m.
• Pamper yourself with a makeover. Visit the Belk Pavilion to chat with beauty experts from Benefit and Clinique, who’ll be there to help you update your look, find a signature fragrance or get cosmetics advice.
• Catch up on the latest trends at the Fashion & Entertainment Stage, featuring hourly runway shows, musical entertainment, and celebrity appearances.
• Grab your girlfriends and enjoy a glass of wine, awesome prizes, shopping, special guests, and entertainment during Girls’ Night Out on Aug. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. Admission is free.
• Actor, photographer, bestselling author, and musician Keegan Allen is bringing his “Hollywood: Photos and Stories from Foreverland” book signing tour at noon Aug. 26. Allen will participate in an audience Q&A, followed by a “Hollywood” book signing and fan meet-and-greet. Guests must buy “Hollywood” or pay for an autograph to participate.
Want to go?
The Southern Women’s Show showcases hundreds of boutiques filled with the latest fashions, trendy jewelry, gourmet treats, health and beauty. Doors open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25, as well as 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Charlotte Convention Center (Hall A), 501 S. College St. Tickets at the door cost $12 for adults and $6 for youth (ages 6 to 12).A three-day pass costs $15. Children under age 6 get in free with paying adult. Discounts are available online. Call 800-849-0248 or visit www.southern shows.com/wch for details.