Going out with the intent to entertain and be entertained by a group of admiring friends. Taken from the days of midevil royalty when the king would call his subjects for a big feast.
Maggie: "My phone is ringing off the hook and the texts are pouring in. Since we haven't been out in a week, everyone is desperate to see us."
Scarlett: "Oh, I know, same here."
Maggie: "I can go out Wednesday"
Scarlett: "Okay, it looks like we are holding court on Wednesday. I'll alert the subjects"