The Recording Academy Texas Chapter's 25th Anniversary Gala
What: An evening of performances by Grammy-nominated and -winning Texas Chapter members, including Marcia Ball, Flaco Jimenez and Asleep at the Wheel
Cost: Individual tickets start at $45; sponsorships are $2,500
Where: ACL Live, 310 W. Second St.
9th Annual Pay It Forward Benefit with Daniel Curtis
What: Benefiting the Lone Star Paralysis Foundation and Easterseals of Central Texas, the event features 20 of the city’s most celebrated restaurants, including the Carillon, Sixth and Waller, Geraldine’s and Barley Swine.
Cost: $75 general admission, $150 VIP tickets
Where: AT&T Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Ice Ball 2019
What: A night of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, seated dinner, live and silent auctions, live music and more with the goal of changing children’s lives for the better.
Cost: $175 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $5,000
Where: Fairmont Austin, 101 Red River St.
The Dream Come True Foundation's Disco Dreams
What: Cocktails, silent auction, dinner, program and dancing, with award for best dressed in 1970s-'80s disco attire; benefiting Dream Come True programs
Cost: $150 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $1,000
Where: Ironwood Hall, 505 E. Seventh St.
TribFeast: A Dinner to Support Nonprofit Journalism
What: Best-selling author and historian Michael Beschloss — one of the most celebrated and thoughtful commentators on the institution of the presidency — will be the guest at this year’s TribFeast, in conversation with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith.
Cost: $500 individual ticket; sponsorships start at $2,500
Where: Brazos Hall, 204 E. Fourth St.
Imagine a Way’s 8th Annual Touch the Stars Gala
What: Join Imagine a Way, which helps provide much-needed funding for early intervention and therapies for young children with autism, for an evening that changes lives, featuring a live and silent auction and more.
Cost: $250 individual tickets; sponsorships are $2,500
Where: InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel, 701 Congress Ave.
2019 Bridging the Gap Gala with New Milestones Foundation
What: The annual event that raises money to enhance and expand programs and services for substance use disorders features keynote speaker Brian Cuban and honoree Wes Hurt, founder of Hey Cupcake and CLEAN Cause.
Cost: Sponsorships start at $3,500
Where: Omni Hotel Southpark, 4140 Governors Row
Camp Contemporary 2019
What: The Contemporary Austin's benefit transforms Laguna Gloria’s lush 14 acres into a lively camp for adults with hands-on art-making, live music, unparalleled food and drink and late-night festivities.
Cost: $175-$200 individual tickets
Where: Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St.
2019 Swan Songs Serenade
What: Austin-based music nonprofit Swan Songs’ annual signature fundraiser features a seated dinner, a live and silent auction and a live performance by American blues singer and pianist Marcia Ball.
Cost: $150 individual tickets, which will go on sale Aug. 20; sponsorships start at $2,500
Where: The Four Seasons Austin, 98 San Jacinto Blvd.
Twist Out Cancer’s Brushes With Cancer
What: At the signature art exhibition and gala, the first to come to Austin, guests are treated to an evening centered on art, entertainment, storytelling, hope, inspiration and survivorship.
Cost: $50 general admission, $85 VIP tickets; sponsorships start at $500
Where: Trinity Hall, 311 E. Fifth St.
VELA’s 8th Annual Be the Light Fundraiser
What: The unforgettable evening includes an elegant three-course dinner and drinks, auction and raffles, live music and, most importantly, powerful stories from many of the families served by VELA.
Cost: $100 individual tickets; sponsorships start at $500
Where: The Line Austin Hotel, 111 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Space Cowboy Ball 2019
What: Whether you’re wearing a retro suit or a sci-fi-inspired gown, show up to the party knowing it’s designed to put the cool in space; the event will have a costume contest, dance party and more.
Cost: Sponsorships are $1,000
Where: Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave.