Sept. 7

I Live Here I Give Here’s The Big Give

What: The annual fall fundraising event will have delicious food and drink offerings, live music from DJ Mel and Mayeaux and Broussard, and activities like the Tito’s Vodka ring toss.

Cost: $150 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $350

Where: Hotel Van Zandt, 605 Davis St.

Information: ilivehereigivehere.org/the-big-give/

Sept. 18

Dream Come True Foundation’s Passport to Your Dreams

What: Cocktails, silent auction, dinner, dancing and the awards presentation celebration the mission of breaking the cycle of poverty in high potential people.

Cost: $150 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $1,000

Where: Brodie Homestead, 5211 Brodie Lane

Information: dctf.networkforgood.com/events/7171-passport-to-your-dreams

Sept. 20

En Garde: Les Dames d’Escoffier Austin Annual Food Fight

What: Watch some of Austin’s best chefs battle for bragging rights while you enjoy tasty bites and bid on one of a kind items at this evening of delightful food and wine.

Cost: $65 online, $75 at the door

Where: Barr Mansion, 10463 Sprinkle Rd.

Information: eventbrite.com/e/en-garde-les-dames-descoffier-austin-annual-food-fight-2018-tickets-47370171458

Sept. 22

The Jewel Ball for the Women’s Symphony League of Austin

What: The primary fundraising event for the Austin Symphony Orchestra will present an evening of unmatched entertainment and elegance

Cost: Sponsorships start at $5,000

Where: Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd.

Information: wslaustin.org/jewel-ball-2018-3

Sept. 28

Touch the Stars: 7th Annual Imagine a Way Gala

What: A cocktail hour with silent auction items, a program with a live auction and an after-party with a DJ and dancing, to provide funding needed for early intervention and therapies for young children with autism.

Cost: $250 individual tickets; $2,500 sponsorships

Where: InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel, 701 Congress Ave.

Information: imagineaway.org

TribFeast: A Dinner To Support Nonprofit Journalism

What: A sharp trio of political observers — the cast of Showtime’s "The Circus," John Heilemann, Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon — will be guests at this third annual dinner.

Cost: $500 individual ticket; sponsorships start at $5,000.

Where: Brazos Hall, 204 E. Fourth St.

Information: eventbrite.com/e/tribfeast-a-dinner-to-support-nonprofit-journalism-registration-45303208115?

Sept. 29

Ritmo Sin Fin: 7th Annual Esquina Tango Fundraiser

What: Esquina Tango’s biggest event of the year promises to have hours of live Latin music and dance, incredible auction items, and outdoor and indoor dance floors, to support Esquina’s plans for growth.

Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door

Where: Esquina Tango, 209 Pedernales St.

Information: eventbrite.com/e/black-white-party-ritmo-sin-fin-fundraiser-tickets-48923748248

Oct. 4

Austin Parks Foundation’s Party for the Parks

What: The annual party for Austin’s parks will feature dinner from Fresa’s, drinks from local beverage companies, a stellar silent auction, interactive activities and DJ Mel spinning a mix of the 2018 ACL lineup.

Cost: $150 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $1,000

Where: Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe St.

Information: party.austinparks.org

Oct. 18

Holders of Hope Gala for the Austin Center for Grief & Loss

What: A catered dinner, complimentary wine and beer, silent auction, live music from Jenny Reynolds and Michael Fracasso, and wit from typewriter poet Scott James to help raise critical funds for grieving children and adults.

Where: Umlauf Sculpture Garden, 605 Azie Morton Rd.

Cost: $150 VIP tickets; sponsorships start at $500.

Information: austingrief.org/hoh

Oct. 20

The Contemporary Austin’s Camp Contemporary

What: The fall fundraiser, like summer camp for adults, will have live music, artist-led workshops, campfires, paddling in the lake, camp-inspired fare from local restaurants like Epicerie and craft cocktails.

Cost: $175 for museum members, $200 general admission

Where: Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St.

Information: thecontemporaryaustin.org

Oct. 26

2018 First Edition Literary Gala for Texas Book Festival

What: A popular and elegant prelude to festival weekend with an exciting lineup of authors, including Michael Beschloss, Luis Alberto Urrea, Celeste Ng and Jacqueline Woodson.

Cost: $500 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $5,000

Where: Four Seasons Austin, 98 San Jacinto Blvd.

Information: texasbookfestival.org

Oct. 28

The Trail Foundation’s Twilight on the Trail

What: Help raise critical funds for projects on the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail with a night of cocktails, live music and a look at the trail’s most iconic projects, landmarks and milestones.

Cost: $200 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $2,500

Where: The Four Seasons Austin, 98 San Jacinto Blvd.

Information: thetrailfoundation.org/twilight-on-the-trail/

Nov. 1

Hospice Austin’s Beauty of Life Brunch

What: A morning of mimosas, exclusive shopping with local merchants and, most importantly, a keynote speech from Molly Carroll, author of "Cracking Open and Trust Within."

Cost: $175 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $2,500

Where: JW Marriott, 110 E. Second St.

Information: hospiceaustin.org

Nov. 9

Austin Public Library Friends Foundation’s Stories Gala

What: A festive and exciting evening inside the gorgeous Central Library, which will have dinner and a program featuring stories from Austinites, live music by the Tosca String Quartet, dessert and a DJ on the rooftop garden and more.

Cost: $250-$500 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $2,500

Where: Austin Central Library, 710 W. Cesar Chavez St.

Information: austinlibrary.org