A season of giving
Homeless Families Foundation: Come Home for the Holidays
Wine and beer tastings, hors d'oeuvres and benefit auction; begins at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Brookside Country Club, 2770 W. Dublin Granville Rd., Worthington
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Celebrating Visionaries Awards & Gala
High-energy event honoring six visionaries; begins at 7 p.m.
Location: Creekside Conference & Event Center,
700 Creekside Plaza, Gahanna
Developmental Assets Resource Network: Shop Hop Preview Party
Hoedown-inspired event benefits families in need and camp scholarships; begins at 7 p.m.
Location: Jeffrey Mansion,
165 N. Parkview Ave., Bexley
Nationwide Children's Hospital: Once Upon a Night
Black-tie affair with dinner and entertainment to benefit the hospital; begins at 7 p.m.
Location: Hilton Columbus at Easton, 3900 Chagrin Dr., Easton
Charity Newsies: Clothe-A-Child Gala & Auction
Dinner event helps provide free clothing to needy children in Franklin County; begins at 6 p.m.
Location: Aladdin Shrine Center, 3850 Stelzer Rd., Easton
Women's Service Board of Grant Medical Center: Candy Cane Charity Ball
Dining, dancing and auction at a black-tie affair benefiting Grant Medical Center; begins at 6 p.m.
Location: Renaissance Columbus, 50 N. Third St., Downtown
Nationwide Children's Hospital: Christine's Christmas
Concert by pianist Mark King plus hors d'oeuvres, dessert and auction; begins at 6:45 p.m.
Location: Capitol Theatre,
77 S. High St., Downtown
BalletMet Columbus: The Nutcracker Ball
Black-tie gala supporting BalletMet's dance company and its artistic and educational endeavors; begins at 7:30 p.m.
Price: $800 couple; table sponsorships from $4,000
Location: Miranova 2,
Two Miranova Pl., Downtown
LifeCare Alliance: Big Wheels Event
Evening of support for LifeCare Alliance; begins at 6 p.m.
Price: $200; sponsorships begin at $2,000
Location: L.A. Catering Event Center, 670 Harmon Ave., Franklinton
Recreation Unlimited Foundation: Flavors of the Vine Wine Tasting & Auction
Wine, food and auction for Recreation Unlimited; begins at 6:30 p.m.
Price: $100; $2,500 table of eight
Location: Hilton Columbus at Polaris, 8700 Lyra Dr., Polaris
Association: Go Red For Women Luncheon
Health screenings at 10 a.m.; educational sessions at 11 a.m.; luncheon at noon
Location: Hyatt Regency,
350 N. High St., Downtown
Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children's Hospital: Celebration of Wine, Food and Dining with the Stars
Wine, food and world-famous chefs; begins at 6:30 p.m.
1295 Grandview Ave., Grandview