Get your groove on with Susan G. Komen Atlanta. This year’s signature fundraising cocktail party will be held in the ballroom of the Carlos Center, featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres, full open bar, music and dancing, and a silent and live auction. Honorees: Jim & Susan Hannan, Janice McKenzie-Crayton. www.komenatlanta.org/BubblesandBling.
7 PM. Premiere annual event of the Georgia Historical Society and the culmination of the Georgia History Festival pays tribute to the best the state has produced. Held at the DeSoto Hotel, the evening features dinner and dancing, and the induction of new Georgia Trustees: Frank Blake, retired chairman & CEO of The Home Depot, and John Schuerholz, vice chairman emeritus of the Atlanta Braves. 912/651-2125, ext. 110. 404/382-5410. georgiahistoryfestival.org.
Celebrate Georgia preservationists at the 35th annual Preservation Gala benefiting the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation. Enjoy an evening of fine food, cocktails and dancing at the Biltmore Hotel, Atlanta. Sherry & John Lundeen and Jane Royal, chairs. 404/885-7812. georgiatrust.org. firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 PM. 20th annual event at the Southern Exchange at 200 Peachtree Street. The evening features works by 250 leading and emerging artists from around the world, offering art lovers, both seasoned and novice, the opportunity to build their collections while enjoying a great party. Proceeds benefit the award-winning programs of ART PAPERS. 404/588-1837. artpapers.org.