The Datebook

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

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Sept. 30, Saturday

ArtWorks, Art Off the Walls, Kick It in the West End | 6-10 p.m. First Financial Club at TQL Stadium. DETAILS: Full bar, hors d-oeuvres, dinner stations, ice cream, donuts, coffee, ArtWorks mural illuminations, dance performances, DJ, photo booth, silent and live auctions. RSVP by Sept. 11. Tickets: $100-1000

Cincinnati Observatory, 150 Years in Mt. Lookout Celebration | 6 p.m. Cincinnati Observatory. DETAILS: 21+ event with appetizers, drinks, architectural tours and historic telescope viewings (weather permitting). Cost: $125 members; $150: non-members.

Cincinnati Recycle & Reuse Hub, Hub-toberfest | Noon-6 p.m. Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub. DETAILS: Tours of the Hub, food, drinks, live music, sustainability-focused vendors and silent auction. $5 suggested donation.

DCCH Center for Children and Families, Lasting Legacies Festival | 4-10 p.m. DCCH Center Festival Grounds. DETAILS: Live music, children’s corner with games and inflatables, cornhole tournament, food, beer, and bourbon tasting.

Forever Kings, Building Strong Men Gala | 6-10 p.m. Sharonville Convention Center. DETAILS: Cocktail reception, live entertainment, awards program, dinner. Tickets: $125.

Northern Kentucky Children’s Advocacy Center, Advocates Annual Grand Gala: Onyx & Ice 2023 | 6 p.m.-midnight. Airport Marriott, Hebron. DETAILS: Honorees: Marc and Lori Watson. Proceeds benefit children who have experienced abuse.

Pig Works, FCC3 Race | 6 p.m. The Banks. DETAILS: Participants receive race shirt, finisher medal, refreshments, TQL Watch Party, drink ticket. Registration starts at $30.

Ronald McDonald House, Red Tie Gala | 6 p.m. Duke Energy Convention Center. DETAILS: Honoring Algis Koncius with HEART Award. Cocktail hour, silent and live auctions, dinner, after party. Tickets start at $250.

Oct. 1, Sunday

Apraxia Kids, Walk for Apraxia | Noon. Delhi Park. DETAILS: Free event with family-friendly activities, ceremony, and short group walk.

Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame | 3-5 p.m. Mount St. Joseph University Auditorium. DETAILS: Emcee: John Lomax. Inductees: Ron Enyard, Ron McCurdy, Pamela Mallory, Mike Wade. Music featuring: Wayne Yeager, Michael Scharfe, CCJO drummer Jim Leslie and Charlie Wilson. Tickets: $25 + service fee in advance; $30 at door

FBI Cincinnati Citizens Academy Alumni Association, “Fore!” A Fight Against Human Trafficking | 4-7 p.m. TopGolf West Chester. DETAILS: Games, raffles, food. Proceeds divided among three local anti-human trafficking agencies and Alumni chapter. Tickets start at $75.

Oct. 2, Monday

Ken Anderson Alliance, Golf Classic | 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Traditions Golf Club, Hebron. DETAILS: Guest: Bengals Quarterback Ken Anderson. 4-man scramble using 18 holes, breakfast, lunch, awards. Cost: $1500/foursome.

Oct. 4, Wednesday

Better Business Bureau, Torch and Spark Awards | 5:30-8:30 p.m. Cincinnati Art Museum. DETAILS: Networking, awards show, artwork, hor d’oeuvres, drink tickets, complimentary parking. Tickets: $100.

Ignite Peace, Forward Together | 6 p.m. Cintas Center. DETAILS: Annual Gathering of Ignite Peace, hors d’oeuvres, local peace awards. Emcee: Ask Ashlee. Tickets: $50.

YWCA, Racial Justice Breakfast | 8-9:30 a.m. Music Hall. DETAILS: Keynote: Verna Williams. Racial Justice Awards honoring Janaya Trotter Bratton and Alandes Powell. Tickets: $80.

Oct. 5-6, Thursday-Friday

Ohio River Basin Alliance, Summit | Embassy Suites Cincinnati RiverCenter, Covington. DETAILS: Keynote: Col. Jayson Putnam, Commander of the Huntington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Tickets: $150.

Richard and Carole Cocks Art Museum, Heritage Exhibition Symposium | Richard and Carole Cocks Art Museum, Miami University. DETAILS: Oct. 5, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Talks by Kathleen Lynch, Jeb Card and Andrew Casper. Keynote: Erin L. Thompson. Oct. 6, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Guest speakers: Jacqueline Johnson, Robert Keller, Jordan Fenton and Jared Nally. Artist Talk: Daniel R. Small.

Oct. 5, Thursday

Central Clinic, Dr. Walter S. Smitson Guest Lecture Event | 8:30-10 a.m. American Red Cross Auditorium, 2111 Dana Ave. DETAILS: Lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel, networking.

Found House Interfaith Housing Network, Volunteer Appreciation Event | 6 p.m. First United Church of Christ. DETAILS: Dinner, awards, and raffle. RSVP by Oct. 2 to

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light The Night | 5:30 p.m. Yeatman’s Cove. DETAILS: Honored Hero: 6-year-old acute myeloid leukemia patient Jackson.

Santa Maria Community Services, Passport to Success | 6-9 p.m. Miami Township Event Center, North Bend. DETAILS: Emcee: Courtis Fuller of WLWT-TV. Guest speaker: Dominique Badji of FC Cincinnati. Raffles and auction. Tickets: $50-$120

Oct. 6, Friday

Cincinnati Nature Center, Back to Nature | 6-10 p.m. Krippendorf Lodge. DETAILS: Nature-inspired art and silent auction, gourmet dinner stations, dessert and coffee bar, activity stations, open bar and live music. Tickets: $175; VIP: $250.

Cincinnati Parks, Hats Off Luncheon | Smale Riverfront Park. DETAILS: Co-chairs: Michael Betz and Rhiannon Hoeweler. Champagne reception and gourmet luncheon. Tickets start at $225.

CityLink, MashUp | 6-10 p.m. CityLink Center. DETAILS: Food, drinks, mashup performances.

WAVE Foundation, Annual Nauti Nite FUNdraiser | 7-11 p.m. Newport Aquarium. DETAILS: 21+ event. Dinner by the bite, open bars, silent auction, live music, raffles, animal encounters, silent disco. Tickets: $100.

Oct. 7, Saturday

Alzheimer’s Association, Walk to End Alzheimer’s | 8:45 a.m.-noon. Sawyer Point. DETAILS: Visit Memory Wall and Community Neighborhood. Promise Garden Ceremony. Walk along and over the Ohio River.

Contemporary Arts Center, Annual Gala “20 Years at the Center” | 5 p.m.-midnight, Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art. DETAILS: VIP dinner and program honoring Rosenthal Family legacy, gala, art auction, afterparty. Tickets: $175.

Galia Collaborative, Mom Prom Cincy | 7:30-11:30 p.m. The Fairfield Venues. DETAILS: Live DJ music, photobooth, shopping, drinks, hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds benefit Karen Wellington Foundation. Tickets: $75.

Genesis at Work Foundation, Celebration Gala | 6-10:30 p.m. Sharonville Convention Center. DETAILS: Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, music and meet-and-greet Reds players. Host: Fritsch of Q102. Tickets: $100.

Health Care Access Now, Community Health Worker 3K Run/Walk | 9 a.m.-noon. Eden Park. DETAILS: Scenic route with amenities and entertainment. Registration: $25.

Karen Wellington Foundation, Mom Prom Cincy | 7:30-11:30 p.m. Fairfield Venues, Bellevue. DETAILS: Heavy hors d’oeuvres, live DJ music, dancing, photobooth, shopping and fun surprises. Tickets: $75.

Patty Brisben Foundation, Annual Gala | 6 p.m. The Lempicka. DETAILS: Live music from Bluewater Kings Band, burlesque performance by Queen Bee Cabaret, dinner-by-the-bite, drinks and silent auction. Tickets: $200.

Sarah House, A Home Away From Home Fall Fundraiser | 6-9 p.m. Fueled Collective. DETAILS: Music by Evan Uvenges, food, cash bar, silent auction. Speaker: Jonathan Cotter. Tickets: $50.

School Board School, Advocate for Education Day | 8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. UC 1819 Innovation Hub. DETAILS: Keynote: US Representative Greg Landsman. Lunch and learn with author AJ Crabill, breakout sessions.

School for Creative and Performing Arts, Rocket Man Concert Fundraiser | 5:30-10 p.m. MegaCorp Pavilion. DETAILS: Music, food, raffles. Tickets: $200.

Oct. 8, Sunday

Greater Cincinnati High School Plein Air Contest | 2-4 p.m. Cincinnati Art Club. DETAILS: Student artwork created in a two-day plein air competition will be exhibited and awarded 5 cash prizes.

Musicians for Health, Tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis | 2 p.m. Memorial Hall. DETAILS: Performers: Michael Kaeshammer, Henri Herbert, Josh Christina. VIP reception at noon. Tickets: $40-$125.

Oct. 10, Tuesday

Adventure Crew, Summits and Horizons | 5-7:30 p.m. Mercantile Library. DETAILS: Welcome hour, food, drinks, program with organizational highlights. Keynote: Isaiah Scott. Tickets: $25; Table hosts: $750; VIP: $1,000.

Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund, Pink Ribbon Luncheon | 7:30 p.m. Brady Music Center. DETAILS: Live performance by The Temptations, light snacks, drinks, pizza, cocktails, silent and live auctions, fireworks. Tickets: $100.

Oct. 11, Wednesday

Association of Fundraising Professionals, Annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit | 8-11:30 a.m. Cintas Center, Xavier University. DETAILS: Keynote: Alida Miranda-Wolff. Networking, continental breakfast, workshop. Cost: $75; discounts available.

Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Guys Who Get It Happy Hour | 5-6 p.m. Alcove by Madtree, Over-the-Rhine. DETAILS: Drinks, light bites, networking and partnership-building event. Free admission.

Oct. 12, Thursday

Bethany House, 40th Anniversary Celebration | 6-10 p.m. The Spot on West Fifth. DETAILS: Honoring four long-time Bethany House supporters/partners. Cocktails by Molly Wellmann, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, music, auctions, raffles.

Junior Achievement of OKI Partners, Greater Cincinnati Business Hall of Fame | 6 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Black-tie induction dinner honoring Cynthia Booth, president and CEO, Emerge Manufacturing; Robert Coughlin, founder and CEO, Paycor (retd.); Ron Koetters, founder, president and CEO, Monarch Construction Company (decd.); Craig F. Maier, president and CEO, Frisch’s Restaurants, Inc. (retd.); James “Chip” Pease, CEO, AAA Allied Group, Inc. Tickets: $350.

NewPath, Heart & Hope Gala | 5:30-8 p.m. The Phoenix, downtown. DETAILS: Cocktail hour, dinner, program and award ceremony. Attire: professional, business casual. Tickets: $150.

Oct. 13, Friday

Cincinnati Preservation Association, Annual Fall Forum | Noon, Hilton Netherland Plaza. DETAILS: Speaker: Dr. Bruce Stephenson of Living New Urbanism. Tickets: $75.

The Ion Center, Toast for Hope | 6:30-10:30 p.m. North by Hotel Covington. DETAILS: Dinner, open bar, auctions, games and live music. Tickets: $125.

Su Casa Hispanic Center, Annual Awards Dinner | 6-9 p.m. Music Hall, Ballroom. DETAILS: Recognizing community leaders and businesses. Reception, cash bar, appetizers, dinner, entertainment, silent auction, after party, dancing. Tickets: $100.

Oct. 14, Saturday

1N5, Warrior Run | 5 p.m. Mariemont Belltower, Dogwood Park. DETAILS: The 5K race winds through streets of Mariemont, untimed one-mile walk, Kids’ Fun Run, and family-friendly after party. Registration: $40

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, CF Cycle for Life | 7 a.m. Rhinegeist Brewery Distribution Center. DETAILS: 15-, 30- and 45-mile routes.

Southern Ohio JDRF, Bourbon & BowTie Bash | 6 p.m. Duke Energy Convention Center. DETAILS: Bourbon cocktail tastings, spirits, beer, wine tastings, light bites, silent auction, bourbon raffles, music, photobooth. Admission $100.

Oct. 15, Sunday

UC Brain Tumor Center, Walk Ahead for Brain Tumor Discoveries | 8 a.m. Sawyer Point Park. DETAILS: 2K walk/run, food, post party.

Oct. 16, Monday

The Contemporary Dayton, Art Dinner | 7-10 p.m. Downtown Dayton. DETAILS: Multi-course dinner and entertainment. Tickets: $250.

Master Provisions, Larry Nelson Master Pro Golf Classic | Noon-6 p.m Triple Crown Country Club, Union. DETAILS: Golf, lunch, raffles, refreshments, dinner. Foursome: $3000.

Oct. 18, Wednesday

People Working Cooperatively, Annual Recognition Celebration | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Grand Ballroom, Covington. DETAILS: Celebrate another successful year of saving homes and restoring pride by honoring the people who have made an impact on People Working Cooperatively’s mission. Tickets: $45.

Oct. 19, Thursday

Cincinnati ToolBank, Hammers & Ales | 4-8 p.m. Fowling Warehouse. DETAILS: Silent auction, games. Tickets: $65.

Ohio Valley Voices, Grand Opening | 5:30-7:30 p.m. Ohio Valley Voices, Loveland. DETAILS: Program, self-guided tour of building, hors d’oeuvres and wine. RSVP Sept. 25, 2023,

OneSource Center, Celebration of Partners | 5:30-8:30 p.m. Drees Pavilion, Devou Park. DETAILS: Cocktail reception, dinner, games and Celebration program hosted by Michelle Hopkins, WCPO 9, recognizing the 2023 Community Partner Award honorees. Tickets: $175.

Right to Life, Golden Evening for Life | 5 p.m. Sharonville Convention Center. DETAILS: VIP meet & greet, reception, program, and dinner. Emcee: Anna Mitchell, Sacred Heart Radio/EWTN.

St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati, RetroFittings | 6 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Fashion show featuring Thrift Store designs by UC DAAP students, Second-hand designer boutique shopping, drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets: $75; VIP: $125.

Oct. 20, Friday

Stepping Stones, Sporting Clays Tournament | Sycamore Pheasant Club. DETAILS: Clay shoot followed by savory bites at the lodge, drinks, live music, awards and live auction.

Oct. 21-22, Saturday-Sunday

Ohio River Foundation, Cincinnati Coffee Festival | Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Local and regional coffee roasters, coffee and tea shops, bakers, pastry shops, chocolatiers and live music. Tickets start at $35.

Oct. 21, Saturday

Children’s Law Center, Boots, Bourbon and Biscuits | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Receptions Event Hall, Erlanger. DETAILS: Emcee: Big Dave from B105.1, bourbon bar, Bloody Mary bar, live entertainment, brunch, auction, best boots contest. Tickets: $75.

Mercantile Library, Niehoff Lecture | 7-10 p.m. Hyatt Regency, downtown. DETAILS: Lecture by author Erik Larson. Cocktail reception, multi-course dinner. Black-tie/cocktail attire. Tickets: $265

Montgomery Woman’s Club, Drive Thru Collection | 10 a.m.-noon. Aeropointe Medical Bldg. DETAILS: New twin and double sheet sets, twin and double blankets, for Assistance League distribution to multiple local domestic violence shelters.

Serve City, Rejuvenating Dignity Gala Fundraiser | 5 p.m. Community Christian Church. DETAILS: Black tie gala, dinner, raffle. Tickets start at $50.

Urban League, 75th Anniversary Gala, “Shine Bright Like a Diamond” | 6:30-11:30 p.m. Duke Energy Convention Center. DETAILS: Event co-chairs: Phillip and Gail Holloman, Barbara and Daman Turner. Dinner/dessert by Black and women restaurateurs, plus open bar. Music provided by 2nd Wind Band, Kid Capri and DJ Vader. Formal attire requested, but comfortable shoes encouraged. RSVP by Oct. 6.

Oct. 25-26, Wednesday-Thursday

Ohio River Way, Summit | Fairfield Inn and Suites, Madison, IN. DETAILS: Networking, tours of Madison, keynote from National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program and collaborative breakout sessions. Tickets: $55.

Oct. 26-28, Thursday-Saturday

Rotary Club of Cincinnati, Rotary Do Days | Various locations. DETAILS: Large-scale community-wide service day. Projects range from serving meals to stocking shelves, painting fences, planting gardens, stuffing envelopes and organizing archives.

Oct. 26, Thursday

Cincy’s Got Startups, StartupCincy Week | 5-8 p.m. Union Hall. DETAILS: Happy hour, pitch presentation competition and prizes. Tickets: $50.

Santa Maria Community Services, PreventionFIRST! Fall Fest | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 3301 Warsaw Ave. DETAILS: Food and music.

Oct. 27, Friday

Great Parks Forever, Root Ball | 6:30 p.m. Rhinegeist Event Center, Over-the-Rhine. DETAILS: Dinner gala with a twist. Casual event with cocktails, courses and conversation. Tickets: $100.

Karen Wellington Foundation, Annual Emerging Leaders Golf Outing | 2:30-10 p.m. Devou Park Golf Course. DETAILS: 9-hole outing, costume contests, raffle baskets, split-the-pot. Tickets: $100.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Business Financial Education Series: Securing Funding, Personal Funding, Fundraising and Sponsorship Grants | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Banks, downtown. DETAILS: Series sponsored by Freedom Center, First Financial Bank and the African American Chamber of Commerce to provide free financial education to small business owners and address implicit bias. Last in four-part series covering credit, taxes, business planning and funding sources. Aims to bridge financial knowledge gap created by systemic racism and provide more equitable access to financial education. In-person and registration is required.

Nuxhall Foundation, Miracle Ball | 6 p.m. Jungle Jim’s Oscar Event Center, Fairfield. DETAILS: Honoring Bob Herzog, 2023 Joe Nuxhall Humanitarian Award. Individuals: $150, table of eight: $1,200. After-party with Marty Brennaman, Teddy Kremer and more with live music from The Stagger Lee Band, late night snacks and drinks (Separate tickets: $75).

Planned Parenthood, Turn the Beat Around Gala | Time and location available upon registering. DETAILS: Featuring Planned Parenthood Federation of America President, Alexis McGill Johnson, comedian Dana Goldberg and more. Cocktail hour with open bar, seated dinner, live music and dancing. Tickets: $250.

Tender Mercies, Halloween Bash | 6:30-11 p.m. MegaCorp Pavilion, Newport. DETAILS: Music, dancing and silent auction. Host: Evan Millward of WCPO. Tickets: $150.

Oct. 28, Saturday

APNET, Annual Symposium/Gala | 4:30-8:30 p.m. UC Lindner College of Business. DETAILS: Keynote: Mayor Aftab. Speakers: Kelly Dehan & Isabelle Kalubi Harper. Networking cocktail hour, dinner, music, fashion show, entertainment, and award/scholarship presentations. Tickets: $50.

Cincinnati Art Club, The BIG LIFT Painting Auction and Extravaganza | 5-8 p.m. Cincinnati Art Club. DETAILS: 90 Paintings from Cincinnati’s best artist will be available in a silent auction to raise funds for building renovation.

Guiding Light, Annual Gala | 6-10 p.m. Graduate Cincinnati. DETAILS: Emcee: Mikhayla Hughes-Shaw, Cincy Lifestyle producer/host. Keynote: Vice Mayor Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney. Chair: Tracey Farley-Artis. Cocktail reception, live entertainment, awards, scholarships, silent auction and dinner. Tickets: $100.

Oct. 30, Monday

Master Provisions, MPower Lunch | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. St. Elizabeth Technology Education Center (SETEC). DETAILS: Lunch, refreshments. Keynote: David Vaughan, founder and executive director of D. Vaughan Consulting. Free.

Nov. 2, Thursday

Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati USA, Hispanic Gala/Celebration | 5:30-8:30 p.m. TQL Stadium. DETAILS: 15-minute tour of stadium. Heavy appetizers and two drink tickets per guest. Dress code: business casual. Tickets: TBA.

March of Dimes, Signature Chefs Feeding Motherhood | 5:30 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Chair: Katie Glaser. Emcee: Frank Marzullo of Fox 19. Live and silent auctions. Tickets: $300.

Nov. 3, Friday

Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky, Building Bridges to Better Futures Inaugural Breakfast | 8-9:30 a.m. MegaCorp Pavilion, Newport. DETAILS: Proceeds benefit the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky. Jeff Thomas, longtime supporter and CHNK board member, will provide breakfast. Complimentary parking in on-site garage included.

Cincinnati Museum Center, Layers of Discovery | 7 p.m. DETAILS: Annual adults-only night at the museum. Light bites from local restaurants, cocktails, programming and exclusive access to exhibits including “Ancient Worlds Hiding in Plain Sight” (opening Fall 2023). Early bird tickets: $175; general: $225.

ERS Foundation, A Night at the Improv | 6:30-10 p.m. The Carnegie Center in Columbia Tusculum. DETAILS: Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and entertainment by Rodger Pille. Dressy casual attire. Tickets: $200.

New Life Furniture Bank, Party in the House | 6-9 p.m. 20th Century Theater. DETAILS: Open bar, light bites, meet the designers, and auction. Tickets: $150.

Nov. 4-5, Saturday-Sunday

Grace Holiday Market | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Grace Green Acres Farm. DETAILS: Vendors selling natural and hand-made items for holiday giving. Live music, fire pit, lunch and dinner. All donations and proceeds from parking benefit The Vine Ministries. Free admission.

Nov. 4, Saturday

4C for Children, Champions Gala | 6 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Cocktail reception, dinner, auction, after-party. Honoring Anchor Fluid Power, Anna Campbell, Kimberlyn Fadare, Christine Gibson, Ph.D. Tickets: $175.

Cancer Family Care, Annual Wine Tasting & Auction | 6-10 p.m. Manor House, Mason. DETAILS: Fine wine, bourbon tastings, silent and live auction and dinner with wine pairings. Tickets: $175.

DePaul Cristo Rey, Pickleball Palooza | 4-7 p.m. The Pickle Lodge, West Chester. DETAILS: Pickleball teams of all experience levels are welcome and will be divided into skill divisions. Entry Fee: $120/team or $40/spectator.

Kindervelt of Cincinnati Children’s, Kindervelt Krafts | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Seton High School. DETAILS: Free event with homemade crafts, bakery items, lunch, games and raffle.

Nov. 9, Thursday

Hispanic Chamber, Annual Celebration | 5:30-8:30 p.m. TQL Stadium. DETAILS: Keynote: Maria Cristina Gomez. Cocktail reception, stadium tours. Tickets: $125.

Metropolitan Club, Metropolitan Award Dinner | 6 p.m. Metropolitan Club. DETAILS: Dinner and program honoring Timothy Schroeder, chairman, CEO and founder of CTI. Tickets start at $250.

Starfire, Annual Dinner | 5:30-8:30 p.m. Knox Joseph Distillery, OTR StillHouse. DETAILS: Cocktails, dinner, auction. Tickets: $100.

Women Walking West, Annual Rise Gala | 6-9 p.m. Manor House, Mason. DETAILS: Formal Gala celebrating the achievements of mentees/mentors and recognizing the support of community members, corporate sponsors and individual donors.

Nov. 10, Friday

Cincinnati Opera, The Gala | 6:30 p.m. Carol Ann’s Carousel and Anderson Pavilion, Smale Park. DETAILS: Event chairs: Dr. Reena Patil and Brian L. Tiffany Honorees: Milly and Doc Huffman. Cocktails, entertainment, bites and carousel rides, then dinner by Eat Well. Performance and auction. Attire: Black-tie inspired: black and white with mask for intrigue and mystery. Tickets start at $450.

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, Night for a Cure | 6-10 p.m. Little Miami Brewing Company Event Center. DETAILS: Co-chairs: Rick Bravo and Steven Zins. Dinner, silent and live auctions and raffle. Honorees include Dr. Robert Isfort, Gastro Health; and Renee Etter, Cincinnati Children’s. Tickets: $200.

Nov. 11, Saturday

CABVI, Dining in the Dark | 6-10 p.m. Hard Rock Casino. DETAILS: Emcees: Q102’s Natalie Jones and Mollie Watson. Blindfolded dinner experience, signature cocktail, honoring Barney H. Kroger Humanitarian Award Recipient Mary Caposela, online auction, chance raffle, split the pot and disco costume contest. Tickets: $175.

Nov. 16, Thursday

AFP Cincinnati, National Philanthropy Day | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Recognizing individuals and organizations for impact on nonprofits. Tickets: $100.

Working In Neighborhoods, 2023 Hall of Fame Where You Live Matters | 4:30-7 p.m. Hyatt Regency. DETAILS: Drinks, hors d’oeuvres, Hall of Fame inductions, live and silent auctions and raffles. Tickets $100.

Nov. 17, Friday

Cancer Support Community, Stronger than Cancer Celebration | 6-10 p.m. NORTH at Hotel Covington. DETAILS: Upscale, but casual atmosphere, food and drink, networking, entertainment, auction and raffles. Tickets: $150.

Learning Grove, Gala in the Grove | 6-10 p.m. TQL Stadium’s First Financial Club. DETAILS: Event chair: Katriece Carter Barrett. Honorary co-chair: FC Cincinnati defender Raymon Gaddis. Tickets: $175.

Nov. 18, Saturday

Beechwood Home, Annual Gala | 6-10 p.m. Kenwood Country Club. DETAILS: Cocktails, dinner and dancing to Soul Pocket. Honoree: Dr. Robert W. Neel IV.

People Working Cooperatively, Prepare Affair | DETAILS: Volunteers help low-income, elderly and disabled homeowners prepare their homes for winter.

Nov. 29, Wednesday

American Jewish Committee, Community Service Awards | 5:30-8 p.m. Mayerson JCC. DETAILS: Honoring John Stein. Heavy appetizers, drinks and desserts will be served. Tickets: $250.

Nov. 30, Thursday

Covington Business Council, Annual Dinner | 5:30-8 p.m. Northern Kentucky Convention Center. DETAILS: Founder Award to Patrick Hughes, Partner of D-B-L Law. Tickets: $150.

Dec. 1, Friday

Cincinnati Art Galleries, Annual Panorama of Cincinnati Art | 5-8 p.m. Cincinnati Art Galleries. DETAILS: TBA.

Dec. 2, Saturday

Junior League of Cincinnati, Tour of Kitchens | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Anderson Township. DETAILS: Tour homes, kitchens and entertaining spaces in Anderson Township.

Dec. 9, Saturday

Letteria Dalton Foundation, Evening of Elegance | 6 p.m. Sharonville Convention Center. DETAILS: Scholarship fundraiser. Black tie optional. Tickets: $90.


Jan. 20, 2024

School for Creative and Performing Arts, Future of the Arts Gala | 6-10 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Program, dinner, black-tie optional, complimentary valet parking. Table of 10: $2,000.

Feb. 3, 2024

Good Samaritans, Annual Gala “Artrageous” | 6-11 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Cocktail hour, dinner and dancing. Black tie. 2024 Gala Physician Champion: Stephen Blatt, MD. Tickets: $300.

Feb. 17, 2024

American Heart Association, Heart Ball Gala | DETAILS: Chair: David Spaulding. Honoring Rodney McMullen and Dr. DP Suresh. Celebrating 100th year of American Heart Association.

Feb. 22, 2024

Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, Trivia Night for Brighter Futures | Rhinegeist Brewery. DETAILS: Cocktails, raffle baskets, split the pot, dinner, trivia, and prizes.

April 27, 2024

Dragonfly, Grand Gala | 6-11 p.m. Music Hall Ballroom. DETAILS: Dinner, music, entertainment, open bar, silent auction, grand raffle. Black tie optional.

May 14, 2024

Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, Fore Youth Golf Outing | Vineyard Golf Course. DETAILS: Morning and afternoon rounds, contest holes, raffles, split-the-pot, swag bags, lunch & dinner followed by celebrity sports Q&A session.

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