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Cincinnati’s Guide to Fundraisers, Friend-Raisers and Community Events

NOTE: Even though the pandemic is easing, please check with presenting organizations for event changes.

Aug. 11, Thursday

Cincinnati Jewish Teen Initiative at ish, Trashion | 8-11 p.m. The Mockbee. DETAILS: Eco-art experience with music, circus performers, silent disco, and upcycled costumes.

Women Helping Women, Wine Tasting by Hart & Cru | 6-8 p.m. The Mercantile Library. DETAILS: Tasting of 11 wines from four female winemakers from across the globe, snack boxes from The Rhined. $35 of each $100 ticket is a direct donation to Women Helping Women. Tickets are very limited.

Aug. 12-14, Friday-Sunday

DisruptArt, Midwest Con | Art Academy of Cincinnati. DETAILS: Fashion, music and technology highlighting innovations across Web3, DEFI, fintech, and cryptocurrency. Honorees receive an NFT and are inducted into the first chapter of Non Fungible Awards (NFA) Hall of Fame.

Aug. 12, Friday

Brighton Center, 10th Anniversary Celebration | 4-6:30 p.m. 375 Weaver Rd., Florence. DETAILS: Remarks, open house, menu tasting.

The Cancer Journey Experience, Western & Southern Open Kickoff Event | Taft Theatre. DETAILS: 90-minute, high-energy rock concert performed by the Philip Myers Band along with Kevin Chalfant, former lead vocalist for Journey. Tickets: $50 standard seating. VIP: $250 (includes premium seating, pre-show cocktail hour, meet and greet with the band and Western & Southern Open players.)

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Cincinnati Art Museum, A Happening | 6-10 p.m. DETAILS: 21+ adults only event. Cocktails, dinner by-the-bite, and a night in the museum in Roaring 20s best. Live Performances by Pones, Inc., Poems While You Wait, and more. Tickets start at $75.

Aug. 13, Saturday

AID Cincinnati, Harmony Concert | 5-8 p.m. United Methodist Church, Mason. DETAILS: Performances by Grammy-recognized musicians Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and Subhen Chatterjee.

Bethesda Foundation, Gourmet Melodies | 7-11 p.m. Anderson Pavilion. DETAILS: Fine wine, craft beer, live music, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction. Tickets start at $100.

Aug. 18, Thursday

Great Parks, National Night Out | 6-8 p.m. Winton Woods Harbor. DETAILS: Free evening to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie.

Aug. 19, Friday

Fitton Center, 2022-2023 Season Launch | 5-9 p.m. DETAILS: Tour galleries, classrooms, studios, performance, rehearsal and event spaces. Dinner by the bite, cash bar, live music.

Aug. 20, Saturday

Contemporary Arts Center, The Regional Gala | 5 p.m.-midnight. CAC. DETAILS: Black-tie-optional event features food, drink, entertainment, after party, silent auction. Guest speakers: Mayor Aftab Pureval and Cal Cullen. Gala co-chairs are Reggie Harris and Aaron Shield. Honorees include Sara and Michelle Vance-Waddell and Toilynn O’Neal-Turner. Emcee will be Pam Kravetz. Tickets start at $150.

Easterseals, Honor Ride | 7 a.m. Miami Whitewater Forest. DETAILS: Honor Ribbon Ceremony at 7:40 a.m. Ride begins at 8 a.m. Ride “virtually” during August in a location of your choice. Support veterans by buying an Honor Ribbon.

Gorman Heritage Farm, Row by Row Farm to Table Dinner | 6-10 p.m. 20052 Reading Rd., Evendale OH. DETAILS: 21+ event. Dishes prepared by local restaurants using ingredients grown on the farm, open bar, live music, and silent and live auction. VIP Cocktail Hour features bourbon tasting and animal encounters. Tickets $100; VIP cocktail hour $50.

Wave Pool, Pool Party and 9×18 Parking Lot Art Fair | Noon-5 p.m. Corner of Rachel St. and Colerain Ave. in Camp Washington. DETAILS: Food and drinks, live music, carnival games, silent auction of local goodies. Artist-in-residence Nikita Gross will offer live psychedelic portrait making.

Aug. 21, Sunday

Cincinnati Children’s, Run to Raise Dough 5K | 8:30 a.m. Dewey’s Pizza – Oakley Square. DETAILS: Family-friendly 5K with an-after party following in the Geier Esplanade. Proceeds benefit Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and their Center for Autoimmune Liver Disease (CALD). Activities for all ages including pizza, face painting, a DJ and more.

Hope4Ukraine, Ukrainian Summer Festival | noon-7 p.m. Kolping Center. DETAILS: Family-friendly festival with live music, concert program, crafts and artisan market, kids zone, cultural pavilion with art classes and educational activities for all ages, raffle baskets and auctions, and Ukrainian food and refreshment garden. In support of hospitals in war zones in Ukraine.

Reviv, All-Star Family Day | 1 p.m. DETAILS: Florence Yalls baseball game, coneys, kid’s zone with inflatables, opportunity for kids to run the field, and other fun surprises. All proceeds support the Reviv Family Support Foundation. Tickets start at $5.

Talbert House, Bang Bang in Paradise | 6-8:30 p.m. Bonefish Grill, Hyde Park. DETAILS: Samples of Bonefish favorites, dessert from Bean Haus Bakery & Café, 2 drinks, valet parking and a donation to Talbert House. $60 Curbside meal option available Aug. 19, 4-7:30 p.m. In-person tickets $75.

Aug. 23, Tuesday

Project Shema, Public Forum | 7-8:30 p.m. Mayerson JCC, The Amberley Room, 8485 Ridge Ave. DETAILS: Theme: Understanding the American Progressive Movement and Israel. Desserts and light refreshments.

Aug. 24-25, Wednesday-Thursday

Council on Aging, Forum on Aging | Sharonville Convention Center. DETAILS: Breakfast, networking, workshops, lunch. Keynotes by Dave Caperton and Amy Goyer. Registration fees: One day: $95 ($145 walk-in rate); Two days: $160 ($210 walk-in rate).

Aug. 26, Friday

Addiction Services Council, Annual Overdose Awareness Event | 4-7 p.m. 2828 Vernon Pl., Avondale. DETAILS: Food, popcorn, sno-cones, face painting, petting zoo.

Cure Starts Now, Brew Ha Ha Comedy and Beer Festival | 5 p.m.-midnight. Sawyer Point Park 801 E. Pete Rose Way Cincinnati, OH. DETAILS: 40+ beers, more than 25 comedians. Featured talent includes Netflix’s Zainab Johnson, Comedy Central’s Robert Kelly, and many more.

Aug. 27, Saturday

Dragonfly, Annual Ride for Dragonfly | 9:15 a.m. Queen City Harley-Davidson, West Chester. DETAILS: Riders head out 11:30 a.m. Live entertainment by DV8, food trucks, raffles, split-the-pot, vendors, and merchandise booth. Registration: $25, passengers: $5.

Hope for the Hills, Eastern Kentucky Flood Disaster Relief | 1-4 p.m. Knox Joseph Distillery – OTR StillHouse. DETAILS: Music, art and refreshments. Proceeds benefit Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky. Tickets start at $100; $20 for students and minors under 21.

Mill Creek Alliance, Urban Stream Adventure | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mill Creek Barrier Dam. DETAILS: Paddling voyage will start and end at the Mill Creek Barrier Dam in Lower Price Hill. Total distance of the paddle is three miles. Tickets $10-$25.

PAR-Projects, OUR-Block Party | 3-10 p.m. 1662 Hoffner St., Cincinnati, OH. DETAILS: Art market, live music, beer and wine garden. The Gallery at Studeō PAR- will be open.

Aug. 29, Monday 

Cincinnati Cancer Advisors, Bearcats & Musketeers Vs. Cancer Golf Outing and An Evening with Anthony Munoz | 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Clovernook Country Club. DETAILS: Sponsorships including a foursome for 18 holes, a dinner table for eight (8) persons to the “An Evening with Anthony Munoz” event, course signage, table signage, event program and social media recognition are available for $5,000. or 859-653-4686

Circle Tail, Inc., Golf Classic 2022 | 8 a.m. O’Bannon Creek Golf Club. DETAILS: Private course, food and drinks, on-course competitions, puppy meet-and-greets, prizes.

Sept. 4, Sunday

Best Point Education & Behavioral Health, Rockin’ at Riverfest | Anderson Pavilion, Smale Riverfront Park. DETAILS: Co-chairs: Tom Hayes and Mag Gajus, Ramon and Christina Rodriguez, and Brian Brockhoff. Gala, silent and live auction, networking opportunities for community leaders and fireworks.

Boy Scouts of America Dan Beard Council, Annual Festival of Fireworks | 5-10 p.m. Mt. Adams. DETAILS: Prime view of fireworks; private, safe, and family-friendly event; shuttle service and activities for all ages.

CCJO Salon, Fireworks + Flugelhorn | 7:30-10 p.m. One Lytle Place, Downtown. DETAILS: Dessert light bites, drinks, intimate living room concert with Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra musicians and a front-row view of the WEBN Fireworks. Tickets $100.

Sept. 7-10, Wednesday-Saturday

CET/Think TV, Action Auction | CET, Think TV 16. DETAILS: All bidding online starting Sept. 5 and donated items shown on-air Sept. 7-9, 7-11 p.m. Sept. 10, 3-11 p.m. Celebrating 55th anniversary. Event chair: Dr. O’dell Owens.

Sept. 8, Thursday

Cure Starts Now, Cones For The Cure | Participating Graeter’s locations. DETAILS: Raise awareness and much needed funding for pediatric cancer research.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Cincinnati’s Finest Finale | 6:30 p.m. Mad Tree Brewing Co., Oakley. DETAILS: Food, drinks, music, entertainment, silent auction.

Findlay Market, Flavor of Findlay | 6:30-9:30 p.m. Over-the-Rhine. DETAILS: Tasting stations, wine pairings, silent auction, games, raffles. Emcee: Mollie Watson, DJ: Brian Hellmann, live music by Tracy Walker. Tickets: $90. VIP: $150.

Sept. 9, Friday

Cincinnati Compass, Cincinnati Rhythm | 6-10 p.m. Waypoint Aviation, 4765 Airport Rd. DETAILS: Local food with international flavor, drinks, and entertainment. Tickets: $25.

Redwood, Night at the Races | 6-10 p.m. The Gardens at Park Hills. DETAILS: Bet on pre-recorded races, buffet-style dinner, open bar, basket raffles and split the pot. Tickets: $35.

Sept. 10, Saturday

Angels’ Castle, Garden Cocktail Party | 4-8 p.m. Porras-Ryes Residence, Madeira. DETAILS: Hors d’oeuvres, desserts, cocktails, live entertainment, silent auction, raffles. Tickets start at $175.

Down Syndrome Association, Buddy Walk | 9 a.m. Sawyer Point. DETAILS: Pre-party, mile walk, after-party.

Karen Wellington Foundation, FUN Run 5k & Recipient Celebration | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Voice of America MetroPark, West Chester. DETAILS: Race course, cannoli stop, live music by Retroactive Band, food trucks, kid-zone, raffles.

Life Learning Center 2022 Seasons Change Gala | 6-10 p.m. PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation. DETAILS: Honoree Bob Sathe, chairman of MCF Advisors. Happy hour and entertainment featuring dance performance by Pones Inc. Dinner and program, 7 p.m., After party sponsored by Republic Bank. Presnted by MCF Advisors. Early bird tickets: $150, After party: $75. Prices increase Aug. 16.

Stepping Stones, Bloom | 7-11 p.m. Valley View Foundation, Milford. DETAILS: Food trucks, silent auction, live music. JonJon from Kiss 107 will emcee.

Valley Interfaith Community Resource Center, Night At The Races | 7-11 p.m. Wyoming Civic Center. DETAILS: Video-taped horse racing, casino-style games, concession-style food, silent auction and $50,000 Raffle. Tickets: $20.

Sept. 11, Sunday

Behringer-Crawford Museum, freshART | DETAILS: Gala and auction of art works.

Sunflower, Rev It Up for Parkinson’s | 7:30 a.m. Sawyer Point Park. DETAILS: 1K walk, 5K run/walk and 60K bike ride through downtown Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

Sept. 12, Monday

Ohio Open Doors, Memorial Hall Tours | 3-6:30 p.m. DETAILS: Two tours bridged by social hour (cash bar), jazz from pianist Dan Karlsberg. Reserve for 3 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. tour. Two guests per reservation. Registration limited to 20 for each.

Sept. 13, Tuesday

Impact 100, Equity Conversations: “Race and Racism in Cincinnati” Docuseries | 5:30 p.m. Peaslee Neighborhood Center, 215 E. 14th St. DETAILS: Explores Cincinnati’s history from the racial margins, describing how race and racism have shaped city.

Sept. 15, Thursday

Center for Respite Care, Transformation Awards | 7 p.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Hosted by Liz Bonis of WKRC-TV. Honoring organizations and volunteers who have made a positive difference in the lives of people in Greater Cincinnati, and who have significantly supported the Center’s clients. Honorees: Annie Timmons, president of the Friars Club; LaSoupe and its founder, Suzy DeYoung; Mary Magdalen House; and Diana Klinedinst and Martha Schueler as volunteers of the decade.

Clermont Senior Services, Flight Night | 5-8 p.m. Paradise Pavillion at Jungle Jim’s, Eastgate. DETAILS: Catered by 4 Mile Pig, bourbon and beer flights, punch a prize board, bourbon pull, and silent auction. Tickets: $55.

Lighthouse Youth & Family Services, Fall Event | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Indian Hill home of Allison and Eric Kahn. DETAILS: Lunch by-the-bite, wine, boutiques, silent auction.

NKY Chamber, Annual Dinner | 6:30 p.m. Northern Kentucky Convention Center. DETAILS: Theme of “Destination: NKY,” networking cocktail reception, buffet dinner, awards program. Individual registration $120; table of 10 is $1,200

Over-the-Rhine Community Housing, Celebrating Our Beloved Community: Walk Our Blocks | 5:30-7:30 p.m. Washington Park. DETAILS: Food, drinks, awards, walking the blocks of Over-the-Rhine, meeting neighbors. Registration: $75.

Santa Maria Community Services, The Sharing Table | 6-9 p.m. ARCO/Price Hill Will, 3301 Price Ave. DETAILS: Meal, drinks, appetizers, soups, desserts, live music, raffle prizes. Guest speaker: Dr. O’dell Owens. Emcee: Courtis Fuller. Tickets start at $75.

Sept. 16-17, Friday-Saturday

Ride Cincinnati ’22 | Yeatman’s Cove. DETAILS: Non-competitive scenic bike tour featuring 8, 15, 25, 50 and 100-mile routes. Ends with party at Yeatman’s Cove. Supports local cancer research and care.

Sept. 16, Friday

Hospice of Cincinnati, Circle of Caring | 5-7 p.m. 4360 Cooper Rd., 45242. DETAILS: TBA

Sept. 17, Saturday

Alzheimer’s Association, Walk to End Alzheimer’s | 9 a.m.-noon. Square at Union Center, West Chester. DETAILS: Information booths, flower tables, memory wall, Promise Garden Ceremony.

Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center, Twilight in the Gardens | 7-9 p.m. At the center, Covington. DETAILS: Live music, art demonstrations, raffle, art show and signature dishes by Baker Hunt chefs. Tickets $100.

Cancer Family Care, Dig Deep Volleyball Tournament | 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Grand Sands Volleyball, Loveland. DETAILS: Lunch and t-shirt included with registration. Drink specials split the pot, and raffles. Cost $180 for a team of six.

Cincinnati Music & Wellness Coalition, Physician Musician | 6:30-9:30 p.m. Christ Church Cathedral. DETAILS: Hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, Music & Medicine lecture performance. Physican-Musican Barry Bittman, MD, artists Mike Garson, piano and Drew Tretick, violin. Tickets $100.

Cincinnati Pride, 5K Run/Walk | 9 a.m. Lunken Playfield, 4740 Playfield Ln. Cincinnati. DETAILS: Registrants receive race bib, t-shirt and race medal. Pre-run activities include DJ and group warm up. Prizes awarded. Pets welcome – leashed or in carrier.

Flying Pig, Hudepohl 14K/7K Brewery Run | 7:30 a.m. DETAILS: Participants receive race shirt, commemorative pint glass and poster. Post race party with brews and snacks.

Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Annual Teal Power 3K Walk – 5K Run | 9 a.m. Summit Park of Blue Ash. DETAILS: Families, survivors and friends honor and celebrate our sisters. Teal store, vendor booths, raffle.

Their Voice of Greater Cincinnati, Annual Golf Themed Sneaker Gala | 6:30-10:30 p.m. May We Help, Mariemont. DETAILS: Food, open bar, live band, DJ, raffles. Mr. Redlegs will appear, and WLWT-TV reporter Meredith Stutz will host. Tickets $100.

Sept. 19, Monday

Clermont Chamber of Commerce, Golf for Kids | 10 a.m. Elks Run Golf Club, 2000 Elklick Rd., Batavia, OH. DETAILS: Contest holes, raffles, bottle pull, lunch, dinner, awards. Registration starts at $50.

Sept. 20, Tuesday

Dress for Success Cincinnati, Annual Fashion Show | 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hard Rock Casino. DETAILS: 21+ only event. Luncheon, fashion show, raffle. Early bird tickets start at $100.

Sept. 22, Thursday

Association of Volunteers, Design Cincinnati | 6:30 p.m., Kenwood Country Club. DETAILS: Mixologist Molly Wellman is featured guest.

Reset Ministries, Annual Gala | 6:30-8:30 p.m. Receptions, Erlanger. DETAILS: Highlights success of Resets residents overcoming significant life challenges and addiction. Dinner and program to support the organization. Tickets $100 and sponsorships starting at $1,000.

Sept. 23-25, Friday-Sunday

Dayton Art Institute, Oktoberfest | DETAILS: Fall festival, art, beer.

Sept. 23-24, Friday-Saturday

Kroger, Wellness Festival | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The Banks, downtown Cincinnati. DETAILS: Celebrity fitness-challenges, cooking demos, family fun zone, product sampling and industry experts focused on physical, mental and emotional well-being.

Sept. 23, Friday

Boy Scouts of America Dan Beard Council, Annual Southwest Ohio Pursuit Law Enforcement Kart Race | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Motorsports Country Club, Batavia. DETAILS: Local law enforcement teams as they race against each other. Ribbons and trophies awarded to top finishers.

Cincinnati Zoo, Zoofari | 7 p.m.-midnight. DETAILS: Celebrating Zoo Director Thane Maynard’s 45th anniversary. Dinner-by-the-bite, cocktails, entertainment. Tickets $250.

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum, 25th Anniversary Glow Party | 5:30-11 p.m. DETAILS: Desserts, drinks, special toast and hot air balloon glow. Tickets start at $125.

UC College-Conservatory of Music, 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty | 8 p.m. Corbett Auditorium. DETAILS: Brand new theatrical concert featuring the music of CCM alumnus and Tony award-winning composer Stephen Flaherty. Students representing seven of CCM’s eight divisions joined by alumni and Broadway performers. Proceeds benefit CCM student scholarships.

Sept. 24, Saturday

Boy Scouts of America Dan Beard Council, Annual Dan Beard 100 Kart Race | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Motorsports Country Club, Batavia. DETAILS: Teams of four welcome. Includes lunch and dinner, car show, raffle, silent auction, event t-shirt and awards.

Brighton Center, Wine Over Water | 6-10 p.m. Purple People Bridge. DETAILS: Drinks, food, live entertainment.

The Carnegie, Suits That Rock | PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation, Newport. DETAILS: “Suits” by day; avocational musicians by night, they join forces for a concert to support Carnegie educational programs. This year’s theme will highlight musicians who have appeared on the cover of “Rolling Stone.”

Greater Project, Sonder & Friends, Oktoberfest 5K | 10 a.m. Sonder Brewing, Mason, OH. DETAILS: 5K, German beers from local breweries, food, kids activities, live music, awards. Participants receive Oktoberfest-themed shirts. Proceeds benefit Greater Project.

May We Help, A Night in New York | 6:30-10 p.m. TQL Stadium. DETAILS: Performance artists, food, drink, silent auction, music, magic, dance. $150/person

United Pet Fund, Paws in the Park | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Summit Park, Blue Ash. DETAILS: Pet-related goods, canine portraits, pup art activities and other items. Performances by Super Collies and live music by Eleven Arrows. Food trucks, agility courses and costume contest.

Sept. 25, Sunday

Cure Starts Now, Angel Run | 1 p.m. St. Jude Apostle Parish, Bridgetown. DETAILS: 5K run/walk. Registration: $25 for adults and $20 for youth.

Meals on Wheels, Bust a Crust! Pie-K 5K | 8:30 a.m. Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. DETAILS: Family-friendly race for runners, walkers and everyone of all ages.

Sept. 26, Monday

DePaul Cristo Rey, Golf Classic | Noon. Western Hills Country Club. DETAILS: Four-person scramble format including skills contests throughout the course. Lunch and a cocktail reception with prizes following.

Sept. 29, Thursday

Melanoma Know More, Music for Melanoma | 6:30-11 p.m. Kenwood Country Club. DETAILS: Live music, food, two drink tickets and cash bar, silent and live auctions, raffle, wine wall, bourbon pull. Tickets start at $150.

NewPath Child & Family Solutions, Heart & Hope Gala – Be the Spark | 5:30-8 p.m. Anderson Pavilion 8 E Mehring Way, Cincinnati, OH. DETAILS: Emcee: Ashley Dawn of B-105. Drinks, appetizers, dinner, award ceremony. Attire: professional, semi-casual. Tickets $120.

Ohio Valley Voices, Annual LOVVE Amplified Fashion Show | 5-9 p.m. Fowling Warehouse, 2940 Highland Ave., Unit 230, Cincinnati, OH. DETAILS: Fun, fashion, refreshments, raffles, silent auction and creation of community quilt. Early bird tickets through Aug 12: $70, Starting Aug 13: $80.

Sept. 30, Friday

The Ion Center, Toast for Hope | 6:30-10:30 p.m. DETAILS: Open bar, food stations, auctions, live music from Floyd Live! w/ Don Gauck. Complimentary valet parking. Black and gold cocktail attire encouraged. Tickets $125.

Junior Achievement, Ladies Sporting Clays and Wine Tasting | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Elk Creek Hunt Club & Sporting Clays, Owenton. DETAILS: Compete with 46 other teams shooting sporting clays, reception, hors d’oeuvres,and wine tasting.

Oct. 1, Saturday

Alzheimer’s Association, Walk to End Alzheimer’s | 9 a.m.-noon. Sawyer Point, 705 E Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH. DETAILS: Information booths, flower tables, memory wall, Promise Garden Ceremony.

Cooperative for Education, Fall Fiesta | 7-9 p.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Online program, silent auction, luxury raffle and more, in celebration of 25th anniversary. Registration is free and required. Register by Sept. 22 to be entered to win a door prize.

School for Creative & Performing Arts, Beatles Tribute Concert Fundraiser | TBA

Oct. 5, Wednesday

America Cancer Society, Paint the Square Pink | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fountain Square. DETAILS: Local media, corporate sponsors of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and local breast-health organizations partner for this event. Presenting Sponsor: Fifth Third Bank.

Oct. 6, Thursday

Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund, Pink Ribbon Event | Brady Music Center. DETAILS: Entertainment by Kool and the Gang. More details TBA.

Junior Achievement, Greater Cincinnati Business Hall of Fame | Cintas Center. DETAILS: Black-tie event inducting five new laureates.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light The Night | Yeatman’s Cove. DETAILS: Walk as culmination of fundraising campaigns benefiting research to find blood cancer cures and honoring survivors and victims.

Thomas More University, Bishop William A. Hughes Award Dinner | DETAILS: TBA


Oct 7, Friday

Cincinnati Children’s, Andy Grammer Benefit Concert | 8:30 p.m. Aronoff Center. DETAILS: Multi-platinum artist Andy Grammer in a special performance to benefit Cincinnati Children’s. Tickets start at $55.

Cincinnati Parks Foundation, Annual Hats Off Luncheon | John G. & Phyllis W. Smale Riverfront Park. DETAILS: Champagne reception followed by luncheon. Honorary co-chairs: Deana Taylor and Brian L. Tiffany.

Wave Foundation, Annual Nauti Nite | 7:30-11:30 p.m. Newport Aquarium. DETAILS: Attire: blue cocktail attire. Food and drink from local vendors, animal encounters, live entertainment, and silent auction. Tickets start at $100.

Oct. 8, Saturday

1N5, Warrior Run 5K | 5:15 p.m. Mariemont Dogwood Park. DETAILS: Family-friendly event includes 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Walk, Kids’ Fun Run, food, music and carnival-style kids’ games.

4C for Children, Champions Gala | 6-11 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Cocktail reception, dinner program, dancing, after-party, live music. Attire: Black tie, masquerade optional. Tickets start at $150.

Hope4Ukraine, Sounds of Hope Benefit Gala Concert | 5:30-10 p.m. Roger Bacon High School. DETAILS: Concert including Ukrainian folklore dance group Kalina, pianist Tony Weinstein, CCM’s Preparatory Ballet Program, vocal-instrumental group Veresen and ballroom dancers Olga Filatova and Patrick Clements. Reception, raffle of baskets and silent auction drawing.

May We Help, SOAR Expo | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunken Airport. DETAILS: Showcasing healthcare products, services, mobility devices and adaptive sports and recreation for people with disabilities. Keynote: Professional wheelchair basketball player Jacob Counts.

Northern Kentucky Children’s Advocacy Center, Havana Nights Gala | Airport Marriott. DETAILS: Food, entertainment, music.

Oct. 9-10, Sunday-Monday

American Cancer Society, Cincinnati Golf Classic | Kenwood Country Club. DETAILS: Oct. 9: Reception, including auction, mission program, dinner and live entertainment. Oct. 10: Morning flight: 8 a.m., afternoon flight: 1 p.m. Lunch, dinner. event chairs: David Arends and Ken Black.

Cincinnati ToolBank, Hammers & Ales | 7-10 p.m. Elevar Design Group, 555 Carr St., Cincinnati. DETAILS: VIP Happy Hour, 6-7 p.m. Local fare food trucks, craft brews, DJs from the Cincinnati Music Accelerator, tool-themed games with prizes, silent auction. $65 General; $35 Pint Sized YP Tickets.

May We Help, SOAR Expo | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunken Airport. DETAILS: Showcasing healthcare products, services, mobility devices and adaptive sports and recreation for people with disabilities.

Northern Kentucky Children’s Advocacy Center, Havana Nights Gala | Airport Marriott. DETAILS: Food, entertainment, music.

PigWorks, Queen Bee Half Marathon | DETAILS: Live entertainment, swag, chocolates, massages, medal and after party.

Oct. 10-15, Monday-Saturday

Cintrifuse, StartupCincy Week | DETAILS: TBA

Oct. 12, Wednesday

Bethesda Foundation, Celebration of Angels | 5-8 p.m., Manor House, Mason. DETAILS: Presentation of Mary Jo’s Angels Award – individuals or groups having improved quality of life for cancer survivors.

Oct. 13, Thursday

Life Enriching Communities Foundation, A Musical Feast | 7 p.m. Virtual. DETAILS: LECF partners with CCM students to create a unique artist-residence-program. Virtual musical performances. Online Silent Auction: Oct. 6, 9 a.m. – Oct. 13, 9 p.m.

OneSource Center, Celebration of Partners | 5:30-8:30 p.m., TQL Stadium First Financial Club. DETAILS: Dinner, entertainment and a program emceed by WKRC-TV’s Bob Herzog.

Oct. 14, Friday

Stepping Stones, Annual Sporting Clays Tournament | 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sycamore Pheasant Club, Loveland. DETAILS: New and experienced shooters welcome. Besides clay shoot, live auction and exclusive raffle packages. Dinner and winner announcements follow tournament.

Oct. 15, Saturday

Beechwood Home, Annual Gala | 6-10 p.m. Kenwood Country Club. DETAILS: Cocktails, dinner, and dancing to Soul Pocket. Honorees: Most Rev. Earl Fernandes and Robert W. Neel IV, MD.

Bethany House Services, Ales to Zinfandels | 7-10 p.m., Glendale Lyceum. DETAILS: Wine and beer tasting with fine wines, craft beers, appetizers and desserts. Music, silent auction, raffles and more. Tickets start at $100.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Cycle for Life | Rhinegeist Brewery Distribution Center, Camp Washington. DETAILS: Features 15, 30, and 45-mile ride through downtown and Ohio River Scenic Byway to Lunken Field. Morning fuel stations, fully marked routes, Finish back at Distribution Center for festival of craft beers, live music and more.

Journey to Hope, Hope Celebration Gala, Raffle and Silent Auction | 7-10 p.m. Cincinnati Woman’s Club. DETAILS: Raffle open online Oct. 7. Hors-d’oeuvres, silent auction, raffle, and jazz. Tickets: $75

Parental Hope, Swing for Hope Golf Outing | 9 a.m. Devou Park Golf Course. DETAILS: Golf, cart, donut breakfast, water bottle, boxed lunch, three drink tickets, bloody mary and mimosa bar, prizes. Tickets: $100 or $400 per foursome.

Oct. 20, Thursday

St. Vincent de Paul, RetroFittings | 6 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Showcases original designs from UC DAAP students. On-site boutique with items from SVDP thrift stores, silent auction and fundraising program.

Oct. 21, Friday

Cincinnati Enquirer, Woman of the Year | DETAILS: TBA

Guiding Light Mentoring, Annual Igniting Future Leaders Gala | 7-9 p.m. The Ventura, Norwood. DETAILS: Seated dinner, awards and scholarship ceremony, silent and live auction, and keynote speaker, Kevin Hines. Emcee: news personality Ashley Kirklen. Tickets $100.

Oct. 22-23, Saturday-Sunday

Ohio River Foundation, Cincinnati Coffee Festival | Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Local and regional coffee roasters, coffee and tea shops, bakers, pastry shops and chocolatiers. Latte Art Throwdown, Latte Art in Action, demonstrations and presentations, live music.

Oct. 22, Saturday

Africa Fire Mission, Chama Fundraiser | 6-10 p.m. Cincinnati Fire Museum. DETAILS: Admission to museum, live and silent auctions, special program, dinner, and VIP wine tasting. Tickets start at $25.

American Cancer Society, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer | Yeatman’s Cove. DETAILS: 5K walk and run options available. Walk registration is free; 5K run registration coming soon. Event chair: Donna Salyers.

Oct. 23, Sunday

Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, 2022 Taste of MNM | Noon-2 p.m. Purcell Marian High School. DETAILS: TBA

Oct. 27, Thursday

Boys Hope Girls Hope, Hearts for Hope Gala | 6 p.m. Paul Brown Stadium, East Club Lounge. DETAILS: Honoring late Michael Burke Sr. Cocktail hour, silent auction, raffle, dinner, live auction and music. FindLaw senior client development consultant Mike Brown will host.

Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, Dream Makers: Forward Together | 5:30-8:30 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Cocktails, appetizers, program, dinner. Emcee: Kyle Inskeep, WKRC-TV. Tickets start at $175.

Tender Mercies, Annual Gala: A Bewitching Night | 6:30 p.m. Newport Car Barn, 1102 Brighton St., Newport. DETAILS: Hosts:Bob Herzog and Sheila Gray. Entertainment from Soul Pocket. Live and silent auctions.

Oct. 29, Saturday

Children’s Law Center, Inc., Boots, Bourbon, & Biscuits | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Receptions Event Hall, 1379 Donaldson Hwy, Erlanger. DETAILS: Brunch, bourbon-tasting bar, open bar, live music and entertainment, auction. Tickets $65.

Learning Grove, Gala in the Grove | 6 p.m. North by Hotel Covington. DETAILS: Cocktails, dinner, live music, silent and live auction.

Nov. 3, Thursday

55 North, North Star Soirée | Hilton Netherland Plaza. DETAILS: Honoring Suzanne Burke, president/CEO, Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio.

Nov. 4, Friday

Cincinnati Museum Center, Layers of Nature | 7-11 p.m. DETAILS: Adults only/21+ event. Light bites, cocktails, programming, live music and exclusive access to CMC’s exhibits. Plus, explore two newly opened exhibits, Made in Cincinnati (opening Summer 2022) and John A. and Judy Ruthven Get Into Nature Gallery (opening Fall 2022). $150 Early bird tickets available through Oct. 7. Tickets $225.

Nov. 5, Saturday

Cancer Family Care, Annual Wine Tasting & Auction | 6-10 p.m. Manor House, Mason. DETAILS: Wine, dinner, silent and live auctions. Tickets start at $175.

Disabled American Veterans, Annual DAV 5K | The Banks, downtown. DETAILS: Run, roll, walk and motorcycle ride. Virtual option available Nov. 5-30.

HealthCare Connection, 55th Anniversary Celebration | 6-9:30 p.m. Sharonville Convention Center. DETAILS: Cocktail reception, dinner, live music. Keynote: Karen Bankston, professor emerita, College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati and president and CEO of KDB and Associated Consulting Services, LLC. Attire: cocktail.

St. Vincent de Paul, Annual Turkeyfoot Trot 5k Run/Walk | Noon. Thomas More University. DETAILS: DETAILS: Virtual option available. 10:30 a.m. Registration. Early bird registration ends Sept. 15.

Nov. 10, Thursday

March of Dimes, Signature Chefs: Feeding Motherhood | The Phoenix. DETAILS: Event chair: Daryl Hammett. Auction.

Nov. 11, Friday

Cincinnati Art Museum, Gala | DETAILS: TBA

Nov. 12, Saturday

Boy Scouts of America Dan Beard Council, Scouting for Food | DETAILS: Food collection day in support of Freestore Foodbank. Sponsored by Skyline Chili.

Cincinnati Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired, Dining in the Dark | 6-10 p.m. Hard Rock Casino. DETAILS: Theme “Superheroes Unite!”

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 65 Roses Gala | 6:30 p.m. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. DETAILS: Cocktails, hors’doeuvres, silent auction, dinner, live music by Zack Attack. Tickets start at $230.

Lucky Tales Rescue, Woof and Wiggle | 6-11 p.m. Highland Country Club, Ft. Thomas. DETAILS: Dinner, silent auction, live music. Tickets $55.

Nov. 16, Wednesday

Allied Construction Industries, Construction Career Award Luncheon | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Delta Hotels Cincinnati Sharonville. DETAILS: Honoring individuals and companies making a difference in the Greater Cincinnati commercial construction industry. Tickets start at $79.

Nov. 17, Thursday

Association of Fundraising Professionals, National Philanthropy Day Luncheon | 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: TBA

Cancer Support Community, Stronger than Cancer Celebration | Hotel Covington 6-9 p.m. DETAILS: Reception, auction, raffles, mission program, dinner by the bite and fashion show. Honorary Chair Donna Salyers.

Hospice of Cincinnati, Circle of Caring | DETAILS: TBA

Nov. 18, Friday

Rosemary’s Babies, Annual Legends Showcase & Benefit Gala | 5 p.m. Woodward Theater. DETAILS: Special guests The Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston. Valet parking, drinks, lite bites, desserts, games, raffles.


Jan. 20, Friday

School for Creative & Performing Arts, Future of the Arts Gala | TBA

Feb. 11, Saturday

The Victorian at Riverside, Gala | The Cincinnati Woman’s Club. DETAILS: TBA

Feb. 25, Saturday

Clovernook Center, Vision Over Sight | National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. DETAILS: Honoring visionaries and advocates for the blind and visually impaired community. Dinner, awards celebration, live and silent auctions.

June 3, Saturday

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, REVEL Gala | 5 p.m. Otto M. Budig Theater. DETAILS: Reception with cocktails and dinner by the bite, awards celebration, option to add-on closing night performance of Trouble in Mind. Tickets start at $250.

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