Feb. 1


CASAblanca Gala


What: Join CASA of Travis County for a night of celebration, reflection and life-changing impact, raising money toward the goal of providing a volunteer advocate for every child in need in the Austin community.


Cost: Individual tickets available in a limited amount on request; sponsorships start at $2,500.


Where: Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, 8212 Barton Club Drive


Information: casablancagala.com


2020 Changing the Story (un)Gala


What: Featured speakers Korey Wise and Frederick Shaw Jr. will speak and interact with the audience (with Q&A opportunity), in addition to an all-star line-up of honorees, performers and dignitaries as guests, to raise money for African American Youth Harvest Foundation.


Cost: $75 general admission


Where: Austin Achieve Public School, 7424 E. Hwy. 290


Information: eventbrite.com/e/2020-changing-the-story-ungala-tickets-84099203983


Feb. 8


Rodeo Austin Gala


What: The evening includes a cocktail hour, a gourmet dinner, one-of-a-kind silent and live auctions, and boot-tapping live music entertainment as provided by Gary Allan and special guest Bri Bagwell.


Cost: $300 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $2,500.


Where: Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road


Information: rodeoaustin.com/events/special-events/gala


2020 HRC Austin Gala Dinner


What: This annual event brings together nearly 1,000 of Austin’s most influential citizens to celebrate the LGBTQ community’s successes and further engage in the important work of the Human Rights Campaign.


Cost: Tickets start at $275.


Where: JW Marriott Austin, 110 E. Second St.


Information: hrc.org/events/hrc-austin-gala


Feb. 15


Shake, Rattle & Roll: The 9th Annual Heart to Heart Gala


What: A 1950s sock hop where you’ll enjoy dancing to great music from yesterday and today, casino games, dinner, drinks and a lively auction with exciting items to bid on. Elvis will even make a special guest appearance


Cost: $100 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $1,200.


Where: Sheraton Georgetown Hotel, 1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown


Information: hearttoheartgala.com


Feb. 20


Dress for Success Austin’s 7th Annual Little Black Dress Soiree


What: Enjoy sips, bites, live and silent auctions and a screening of “Breakfast at Tiffany's.” All proceeds benefit Dress for Success Austin's mission to help women secure gainful employment and career advancement through image and career consulting.


Cost: $100 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $250.


Where: AFS Cinema, 6259 Middle Fiskville Road


Information: app.hellofund.com/view/jbw2YGPz


Feb. 22


FUSEBASH by Fusebox


What: The new annual fundraiser, which helps keep Fusebox Festival 100% free to attend, will have a multi-course culinary experience curated by chef Fiore Tedesco of L’Oca d’Oro and pastry chef Jules Stoddart of Olamaie; interactive installations; and adventurous performances from past, present and future Fusebox artists, all rolled into one evening.


Cost: $250 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $3,500.


Where: Distribution Hall, 1500 E. Fourth St.


Information: fuseboxfestival.com/fusebash


Feb. 23


The Nobelity Project’s Feed the Peace Awards


What: The Nobelity Project this year honors Ray Benson, leader of the Grammy-winning band Asleep at the Wheel and a powerhouse for social good. This event will include cocktails, dinner, awards, special guests, an auction and a concert.


Cost: $500-$1,000 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $5,000.


Where: Four Seasons Austin, 98 San Jacinto Blvd.


Information: nobelity.org/2020-feed-the-peace-awards


April 18


Flight of Fancy with Women and Their Work


What: This magical evening is inspired by the birds of art history. Women & Their Work’s highly anticipated spring bash is an immersive multimedia art experience with performances, installations, face painters, photo booths and more. Come dressed avian chic.


Cost: $250-$350 individual tickets starting Jan. 31 (early bird $225-$325); sponsorships start at $1,000.


Where: 1710 Lavaca St.


Information: womenandtheirwork.org/upcoming/bash-2020


May 1


8th Annual Storybook Heroes Awards


What: BookSpring aims to raise the necessary funds to support getting the right books to the right children at the right time in their lives. This year's keynote address is by award-winning Austin author Sarah Bird.


Cost: $150 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $750.


Where: Westin at the Domain, 11301 Domain Drive


Information: bookspring.org/storybookheroesluncheon


May 9


Paramount Gala 2020


What: Let the good times roll at the Paramount Theatre’s anniversary gala, featuring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Preservation Hall Jazz Band, with additional music by New Breed Brass Band and Corey Henry & the Treme Funktet.


Cost: $500 individual ticket; sponsorships start at $4,000.


Where: The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave.


Information: austintheatre.org/paramount-gala-2020