The Datebook

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.


Sept. 22, Thursday

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

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Rose Up | Virtual. DETAILS: Participants should choose an activity – running, walking, painting, baking, head-shaving, dancing, singing – and ask friends and family to support their efforts.

Holocaust & Humanity Center, Annual Meeting | 7 p.m. DETAILS: Celebrating Sarah L. Weiss. Featured speaker: Pastor Chris Edmonds. Dessert reception and live music.

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.

The Welcome Project, The Olive Branch Dinner | 5 p.m. Branch Restaurant, East Walnut Hills. DETAILS: Three courses, two cocktails, guests will take home artwork by fiber artist Arynn Blazer. Tickets $100.

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.”

Found House Interfaith Housing Network, Annual Pawty Pawlooza | 2-5 p.m. Otto Armleder Dog Park. DETAILS: A pet-friendly event supporting Found House’s Pet Support Program. Tickets $20.

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. 28, Wednesday

Cincinnati Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired, Braille Bourbon Whiskey Release | 5:30-8:30 p.m. Northside Distilling Co., downtown DETAILS: Limited-edition, hand-numbered bottle includes braille on the label. Braille Bourbon Whiskey will be available to purchase online beginning Sept. 29th with a pickup option at Northside Distilling Co.

Sept. 29, Thursday

Bethany House, “Welcome Home” Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | 10 a.m. 4769 Reading Rd., Cincinnati. DETAILS: Ribbon cutting, tours, light refreshments.

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

CancerFree KIDS, Celebration of Champions After-Party Concert | 5:30-11 p.m. PromoWest Pavilion. DETAILS: Dinner, auctions, raffle for dream vacation, concert featuring Rockers for Research All Star Band, wine and bourbon pulls. Tickets $200.

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. 1-16

Franciscan Ministries, Bidding for a Purpose | Online. DETAILS: Auctions opens Oct. 1 with final bids on Oct. 16.

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.

Cincinnati NAACP, Freedom Fund Dinner | 6:30 p.m. Duke Energy Convention Center. DETAILS: Program, dinner. Tickets: $85

Health Care Access Now, 3K Walk/Run | 9 a.m. Winton Woods. DETAILS: For people of all ages. Pets welcome if leashed or otherwise contained. First 100 people to register receive swag bags. Registration: $25

Middletown Arts Center, Power of Art Auction | 5 p.m. Horsepower Farm, Middletown. DETAILS: Social hour with cash bar, dinner with wine, live and silent auction, raffle baskets. Discounted tickets available through Sept. 14. Tickets $100.

School for Creative & Performing Arts, Beatles Tribute Concert Fundraiser | 5:30-10 p.m. MegaCorp Pavilion. DETAILS: Liverpool Legends in concert. Cocktail hour, dinner by the bite and performance. $200.

Oct. 2, Sunday

Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame, Induction Ceremony | 3-5 p.m. Mount St. Joseph University Auditorium. DETAILS: Emcee: John Lomax, music featuring Phil DeGreg Trio, Society Jazz Orchestra, Retro Nouveau and more. Tickets: $25 plus service fee • $30 at the door

Oct. 3, Monday

Sweet Cheeks Diaper Bank, Golf Outing | 9 a.m. Traditions Golf Club, Hebron. DETAILS: Lunch, snacks, beverages, golf carts, use of locker facilities and amenities. Golf Foursome $500.

Oct. 4, Tuesday

Clermont Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Day: SPARK | 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Landing Event Center, 119 Karl Brown Way, Loveland. DETAILS: Keynote: Amy Scalia, Local12 and Cincinnati Refined Managing Editor. Speakers: Natalie Jones, Q102; Karen Amend, Certified Enneagram Specialist. Lunch, sip-and-shop vendors, happy hour and relationship building.

TriHealth, Generational Differences in the Workplace | 8:30-9:30 a.m. Cincinnati Sports Club. DETAILS: Learn about strategies to better understand and work with generational differences in a cooperative and productive way. Presenter: Laura Jackson, LISW, LICDC, SAP, TriHealth EAP.

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 or 859-344-3344

Women of Cincy, Comedy Night: A Benefit for Women of Cincy | 7 p.m. Samuel Adams Cincinnati Taproom. DETAILS: Happy hour and stand-up comedy. Tickets $25.

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.

CityLink, The Climb | 6-10 p.m. CityLink Center, 800 Bank St. DETAILS: 21+ event. Food, entertainment, interactive art and inflatable rock wall. Tickets $40.

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, Masquerade Under the Stars 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.

Cincinnati Parks Foundation, Sunset Skate | 4-10 p.m. Rink behind Montgomery Inn Boathouse. DETAILS: Meet new friends, exercise, learn from Skate Pros, and enjoy the new BBQ pop-up in the park. Bring your own skates and protective gear.

Comboni Missionaries, Taste of Mission 2022 | 3-7 p.m. Cincinnati Mission Center. 1318 Nagel Rd., Cherry Grove DETAILS: Live entertainment, multi-cultural food booths, kids area, raffle baskets, beer and wine tastings.

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.

Oct. 9, Sunday

Jewish Family Service, Sukkot Food Drive | 9 a.m.-noon. Mayerson JCC. DETAILS: Collecting food, personal care items, and household supplies. Enjoy a morning with community, art, and food with the JCC’s Under One Roof art reception.

Women Writing for (a) Change, Wine, Words & You Silent Auction Kick-Off | 3-5 p.m. 6906 Plainfield Rd., Silverton. DETAILS: Informal, in-person silent auction kick-off and social time. Masks required. Associated with October 15th Virtual event.

ZERO Prostate Cancer Walk/Run | 8 a.m. Otto Armleder Memorial Park. DETAILS: Virtual option available. This family-friendly event is an important way to unite together to ZERO out prostate cancer.

Oct. 10, Monday

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. 10-14, Monday-Friday

Cintrifuse, StartupCincy Week | DETAILS: TBA

Oct. 11, Tuesday

Impact 100, Equity Conversations: “Race and Racism in Cincinnati” Docuseries (Part 2) | 5:30 p.m. Peaslee Neighborhood Center, Over-the-Rhine. DETAILS: Explores Cincinnati’s history from the racial margins, describing how race and racism have shaped city.

YWCA, Annual Racial Justice Breakfast | 7:30-9:30 a.m. Music Hall. DETAILS: Ending the Legacy of Racism in Medicine. Keynote: Dorothy Roberts, author, scholar, professor and advocate, plus celebrate Racial Justice Honorees Ozie Davis & Claire Mengel.

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.

Leadership Council for Nonprofits, Annual Leadership Summit | 8-11:30 a.m. Cintas Center, Xavier University. DETAILS: Networking, continental breakfast, discussion. Keynote: Suzanne Smith. Virtual option available.

Oct. 13, Thursday

Empower GenNow Network, Strategic Planning Session | 6-8 p.m. 1819 Innovation Hub, 2900 Reading Rd. DETAILS: Black women professional development training cohort.

La Soupe, Fall Fundraiser | 6-8 p.m. Rhinegeist Brewery. DETAILS: Complimentary valet parking, drinks, food, silent auction. Tickets start at $125.

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.

Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub, Electronics Recycling Event | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 911 Evans St., Cincinnati, 45204. DETAILS: Residents from all areas of the Tri-State are encouraged to participate. All electronic items, including household appliances, computers and all accessories and more will be accepted.

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

Kindervelt, Kindervelt Krafts | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Burger Farm, 7849 Main St. (Rte. 32), Newtown. DETAILS: Homemade krafts and bakery items, games and raffles. Raindate Oct. 16.

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.

Women Writing for (a) Change, Wine, Words & You | 7-9:30 p.m. online. DETAILS: Readings by Women Writing for (a) Change writers, games, online silent auction. Household Admission tickets $25, plus additional ticket packages with featured wines/snacks to pick up.

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

Center for Great Neighborhoods, Annual Celebration | Hellmann Creative Center, Covington. DETAILS: Awards, light bites, beer truck and silent auction.

Cincinnati Enquirer, Women of the Year | DETAILS: TBA

Guiding Light Mentoring, Annual Igniting Future Leaders Gala | 7-9 p.m. The Ventura, Norwood. DETAILS: Keynote: Kevin Hines (global public speaker), Emcee: Ashley Kirklen (WLWT-TV Anchor/ Reporter), Honorary Chair: Gwen Robinson (Former CEO of CAA), Co-Chair: Laura Mitchell (Beech Acres Parenting Center). Reception, dinner, silent auction, scholarship presentation, and awards. Tickets $100.

Healthy Moms & Babies, Annual Dinner | 6:30 p.m. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. DETAILS: Wine pull, bourbon pull, silent auction. Tickets $85.

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.

Boys Hope Girls Hope, Fall Fest Clay Shoot | 10 a.m. Sycamore Sporting Clays, Loveland. DETAILS: A round of clay pigeon shooting for teams of 4, donuts & coffee, lunch, beverages, awards for the top shooters, live music, football streaming by the outdoor fireplace, raffle baskets, games.

Kindervelt, Kindervelt Krafts | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Burger Farm, 7849 Main St. (Rte. 32), Newtown. DETAILS: Homemade krafts and bakery items, games and raffles. Raindate Oct. 23.

MORTAR, Homecoming Community Block Party | noon-5 p.m. 340 Reading Rd., Cincinnati (across from Hard Rock Casino). DETAILS: Food, drinks, vendors, live music stage, DJ’s.

Spirit of Construction Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, Celebration of Construction Gala | Duke Energy Convention Center. DETAILS: Black-tie dinner, awards.

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. Paycor 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. 2022 Outstanding Student Scholarship recipients, Outstanding Volunteers: Jack Gelger and Bry Hall, Dream Makers Honoree: Judith Moore Tucker, 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.

TriHealth, Assessing Your Risks For Breast or Lung Cancer | 6-7 p.m. Cincinnati Sports Club. DETAILS: Learn about factors affecting increased risk for breast and lung cancer; also, types of screenings and other available resources that help promote early detection.

Women Helping Women, Annual Corporate Breakfast | 8-9:30 a.m. Cincinnati Ballet. DETAILS: Keynote: Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand Action. Breakfast, networking, fireside chat. Tickets $50.

Oct. 28, Friday

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful, Cincy Block Party 2022 | 8-11 p.m. Benken Florist Home and Garden. DETAILS: Small bites, open bar, music and dancing, ring toss, plinko, and silent auction. VIP Hour from 7-8 p.m. Tickets $100, VIP $175. Early bird discounts available through Oct. 7.

Oct. 29, Saturday

Northern Kentucky Children’s Law Center, Boots, Bourbon and Biscuits Brunch | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Receptions Event Hall, Erlanger. DETAILS: Brunch, bourbon-tasting bar, open bar, live music featuring Marty and Geo of the Marty Connor Band, other entertainment featuring the Showboat Cloggers, silent auction. Tickets start at $65.

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

Nov. 1, Tuesday

American Jewish Committee, National Human Relations Award | 5:30 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza. DETAILS: Cocktail hour, dinner, program honoring Dr. Stephen and Penny Pomeranz. Speaker: Dr. Colleen Hanycz, president of Xavier University. Tickets start at $250.

Nov. 2, Wednesday

Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Diversity Leadership Symposium | 8 a.m.-noon. Duke Energy Convention Center. DETAILS: Keynote: Daisy Auger-Domínguez. Panel discussions, breakout sessions, and comments from leaders and experts. Tickets $150.

Nov. 3, Thursday

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

Caracole, Glow-Getter Gala: A Neon Night Out | 6:30 p.m. Coppin’s Restaurant, Hotel Covington. DETAILS: Dress in neon to light up the dance floor and share a toast to making our community brighter. Cocktails, hors d’oeurves and silent auction, followed by music and dancing by DJ Castle. Tickets start at $125.

Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati USA, Gala celebration and cocktail reception | 6-9 p.m. TQL Stadium. DETAILS: 5:30 p.m. Registration and reception

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

B’etta My City, Annual Coat Drive | DETAILS: Collecting new and gently worn coats to help children and adults.

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.

Kindervelt, Kindervelt Krafts | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Seton High School, 3901 Glenway Ave. DETAILS: Homemade krafts and bakery items, games and raffles.

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. 8, Tuesday

Impact 100, Equity Conversations: “Race and Racism in Cincinnati” Docuseries (Part 3) | 5:30 p.m. Peaslee Neighborhood Center, Over-the-Rhine. DETAILS: Explores Cincinnati’s history from the racial margins, describing how race and racism have shaped city.

Kindervelt, Kindervelt Krafts | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital DETAILS: Homemade krafts and bakery items, games and raffles.

Nov. 9, Wednesday

Mental Health America, The Costs & Gifts of Caring | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Explore neuroscience of mindfulness and meditation and practice new ways to harness energy. Discuss personalized care plans developed during training and identify actionable steps for implementation. Tickets $65.

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

Cincinnati Preservation Association, Annual Fall Forum | Hilton Netherland Plaza. 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!”

Cincinnati Fire Museum, Firefighter Cook-Off | 7-11 p.m. DETAILS: Local firefighters compete to win the title of Best Firefighter Chef. Taste firefighter’s dishes and vote, beer and wine, raffle, and firehouse chow.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 65 Roses Gala | 6:30 p.m. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. DETAILS: Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, dinner, live music by Zack Attack. Guest speakers: Stephanie Filigno, Pediatric Psychologist, Cincinnati Childrens Hospital And Medical Center; Aaron Stocks, Operations Manager with Compass, CF Foundation. 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. Emcee: Bob Herzog. Tickets $125.

European American Chamber of Commerce, Beaujolais Nouveau Première | 6:30-9:30 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza. DETAILS: Business/cocktail attire recommended. Live music, silent auction. Admission $150; EACC Members $125.

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.

Nov. 19, Saturday

Cincinnati Opera, “Operaganza,” Experience the Fandom | 5 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza. DETAILS: Celebrating real MVPs of opera – the fans. Wine, cocktails, dinner and live auction in Hall of Mirrors, followed by cocktails, desserts, dancing and performance in The Pavilion, focusing on the “(un)traditional.” Chairs: Regina Carswell Russo and James D. Stapleton.

Montgomery Woman’s Club, 70th Anniversary Luncheon and Fundraiser | 12:30 p.m. Montgomery Inn-The Original, DETAILS: Luncheon, raffle baskets, silent auction. Reservations by Nov. 9. Cost $40.

Western & Southern, Thanksgiving Day 10K Run & Walk | 8:30 a.m. Paycor Stadium. DETAILS: Kids run, 10K Run and Walk. Virtual options available. Gift bags available for participants.

Nov. 26, Saturday

Kindervelt, Kindervelt Krafts | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. West Side Holiday Market. DETAILS: Homemade krafts and bakery items, games and 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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