6:30 PM. Annual gala at The Foundry at Puritan Mill will raise funds for UNICEF with a reception followed by dinner and a program. Margaret and Steve Eaton will be honored with the Global Philanthropist Award. Chairs are Dr. Taz Bhatia and Beth Park. Cocktail attire requested. unicefgalaatl.org. 404/239-3299.
12 PM-1:30 PM Tommy Nobis Center’s annual fundraising event and awards ceremony at the Georgia Aquarium. This year, our honorees include Billi and Bernie Marcus of the Marcus Foundation, Alana Shepherd of Shepherd Center and Kevin Burke, a Tommy Nobis Center program participant. With the theme of “Together We Rise,” Galaxy of Stars is co-chaired by former Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Dan Reeves and former Atlanta Falcon Greg Brezina who will lead the first-ever Atlanta Falcons Legends Team, featuring Falcon Greats, who will rise and stand in support of Tommy Nobis’ legacy of serving people with disabilities. tommynobiscenter.org/galaxy.
7 PM. 15th annual black-tie dinner at the High Museum of Art presents the Driskell Prize to a scholar whose work contributes to the definition of the African-American experience in the visual arts. Proceeds support the David C. Driskell African-American Art Acquisition and Endowment Funds. Spring Asher and Brenda Thompson, co-chairs. Curley Dossman, honorary chair. 404/733-3303. high.org.
Tanner Foundation presents this 29th annual black-tie ball on the Carrollton estate of the Richards family, with dining, dancing and an auction. Honorees: Mr. and Mrs. Randall Redding. Proceeds support Willowbrooke Behavioral Health’s opioid and substance abuse addiction platform. Sponsorship: 770/812-GIFT (4438). tannermedicalfoundation.org.
Guests can enjoy cocktails on the lawn of the Swan House followed by dinner and dancing in the Grand Overlook Ballroom at the Atlanta History Center at this annual gala. Jenny Pruitt, chair. Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty, presenting sponsor. Contact Katherine Hoogerwerf at KHoogerwerf@atlantahistorycenter.com or 404/814-4102. atlantahistorycenter.com/swanhouseball.
6:30 PM. This elegant evening at the Atlanta Athletic Club begins with a champagne reception, followed by a seated dinner with wine pairings, an incredible live and silent auction, and fun entertainment with live music and dancing until midnight. Benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. cff.org/georgia/.