Apr
26
Fri
GALAXY OF STARS LUNCHEON @ Georgia Aquarium
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
GALAXY OF STARS LUNCHEON @ Georgia Aquarium

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.

DRISKELL PRIZE DINNER
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm
DRISKELL PRIZE DINNER

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.

Apr
27
Sat
MAGNOLIA BALL
Apr 27 all-day
MAGNOLIA BALL

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.

SWAN HOUSE BALL @ Atlanta History Center
Apr 27 all-day
SWAN HOUSE BALL @ Atlanta History Center

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.

GALA 2019 – AN INCOMMUNITY BENEFIT NIGHT @ Midtown Loews
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm
GALA 2019 - AN INCOMMUNITY BENEFIT NIGHT @ Midtown Loews

6 PM. Enjoy a glamorous spring evening at the Midtown Loews Hotel at this 31st annual benefit with dinner, entertainment and live and silent auctions. Special room rates are available. incommunityga.org/gala/.

HEARING CHILDREN’S VOICES GALA: SAFEPATH NIGHT FEVER @ Renaissance Waverly Hotel
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
HEARING CHILDREN'S VOICES GALA: SAFEPATH NIGHT FEVER @ Renaissance Waverly Hotel

6-10 PM. 18th annual benefit for SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center will be held at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel. Jennifer and Jeff Brown, gala chairs. safepath.org.

WINE AND ROSES GALA @ Atlanta Athletic Club
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm
WINE AND ROSES GALA @ Atlanta Athletic Club

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/.

May
3
Fri
WILD FOR GEORGIA @ The Promenade at Piedmont Park
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
WILD FOR GEORGIA @ The Promenade at Piedmont Park

7-11 PM. The Nature Conservancy in Georgia’s 25th annual celebration will be held at The Promenade at Piedmont Park with live music, gourmet cuisine, a silent auction of excursions and experiences in nature, and the opportunity to talk with Conservancy scientists. nature.org.

May
4
Sat
ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL SPRING BENEFIT @ The Fairmont
May 4 all-day
ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL SPRING BENEFIT @ The Fairmont

The Atlanta International School community will celebrate Journey to Martiniques at The Fairmont. The evening features a seated dinner, dancing, entertainment and exciting live and silent auctions. aischool.org. 404/841-3869.

DERBY DAY PARTY @ Chastain Horse Park
May 4 all-day
DERBY DAY PARTY @ Chastain Horse Park

The Shepherd Center Junior Committee’s big bash features a live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby on big screen TVs, as well as music, food and silent and live auctions at Chastain Horse Park to benefit the center’s Therapeutic Recreation Program. 404/350-7778. derbyday.com.