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.