"Sips & Shoes", Seattle's premiere wine and shoe event will return on Sunday, October 3rd to the Grand Hyatt in Downtown Seattle. Over 30 Northwest wineries will participate in the event and a variety of Seattle's best shoe stores including Queen Anne Dispatch, Shoetini, Sole Food, and Romax will have displays to showcase fall footwear and help guests shop for a new pair of shoes! The event will also feature a silent aution and guests are asked to donate a pair of new or gently used shoes to auction off for a good cause. Small bites will be provided by local vendors including Wink Cupcakes, LaPanzanella Crackers, KIND Healthy Snacks and DRY Soda. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Ryther Child Center which provides comprehensive behavioral health care to children and their families struggling with issues of child abuse and neglect, mental illness and chemical dependency. For more information, visit www.ryther.org.