7-10 PM. Don white cocktail attire for this Soirée Blanche presented by the Alliance Française of Atlanta to celebrate French National Day, with an elegant evening on the Nelson Mullins Rooftop in Atlanta featuring a fashion show, live music, French cuisine and wine, dancing and an exclusive auction. Proceeds support programming at the organization’s French-American cultural center. afatl.com.
6-10 PM. Beat the summer heat at this cocktail party for Curing Kids Cancer at The Battery Atlanta with great southern food, drinks, fun and games, including giant Jenga, darts and bowling. Proceeds benefit pediatric research initiatives across the country. 404/596-5507. firstname.lastname@example.org. curingkidscancer.org/gala.
5-9 PM. Enjoy an amazing evening of gourmet food and fine wine at 103 West in Atlanta, as five of Georgia’s finest chefs prepare an exclusive five-course dinner with wine paired by five sommeliers. Each course is accompanied by commentary from the chefs and sommeliers. The event kicks off with a cocktail reception and includes live and silent auctions. Benefits Share Our Strength. 770/436-5151. givemefivedinner.org.
Aug. 23 8 PM-midnight. Join the Atlanta Apartment Association at this black-tie optional event at The Fairmont Atlanta. Dance the night away to music from one of Atlanta’s hottest live bands while enjoying light fare from local restaurants. The event also features silent auction items, a cash bar and special surprises. Benefits the Atlanta Community Food Bank. cancanball.org.