July 18

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.

Information: grammy.com/membership/events/texas-chapter-25th-anniversary-celebration

Aug. 1

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.

Information: pifdaniel.com

Aug. 24

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.

Information: bigmentoring.org/ice-ball

Sept. 26

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.

Information: dctf-austin.org/events

Sept. 27

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.

Information: eventbrite.com/e/tribfeast-a-dinner-to-support-nonprofit-journalism-registration-60714347247

Oct. 4

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.

Information: imagineaway.org/page/2019gala

Oct. 17

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

Information: newmilestones.org/bridging-the-gap-gala-2019/

Oct. 19

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.

Information: thecontemporaryaustin.org/event/camp-contemporary-2019/

Oct. 20

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.

Information: swansongs.org/events/2019-swan-songs-serenade

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.

Information: twistoutcancer.org/brushes-with-cancer

Oct. 25

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.

Information: velafamilies.org/be-the-light-vela-fundraiser

Nov. 16

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.

Information: earthlightfoundation.org/space-cowboy-ball