A season of giving

Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly

November 4

Homeless Families Foundation: Come Home for the Holidays

Wine and beer tastings, hors d'oeuvres and benefit auction; begins at 6:30 p.m.

Price: $70

Location: Brookside Country Club, 2770 W. Dublin Granville Rd., Worthington

Contact: 614-461-9247,

November 4

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Celebrating Visionaries Awards & Gala

High-energy event honoring six visionaries; begins at 7 p.m.

Price: $50

Location: Creekside Conference & Event Center,

700 Creekside Plaza, Gahanna

Contact: 614-846-2440,

November 4

Developmental Assets Resource Network: Shop Hop Preview Party

Hoedown-inspired event benefits families in need and camp scholarships; begins at 7 p.m.

Price: $35-$250

Location: Jeffrey Mansion,

165 N. Parkview Ave., Bexley

Contact: 614-633-7705,

November 12

Nationwide Children's Hospital: Once Upon a Night

Black-tie affair with dinner and entertainment to benefit the hospital; begins at 7 p.m.

Price: $500

Location: Hilton Columbus at Easton, 3900 Chagrin Dr., Easton

Contact: 614-355-0819,

December 8

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

Contact: 614-263-4300,

December 10

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.

Price: $175

Location: Renaissance Columbus, 50 N. Third St., Downtown

Contact: 614-544-4521,

December 10

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.

Price: $75

Location: Capitol Theatre,

77 S. High St., Downtown

Contact: 614-355-0888,

December 10

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

Contact: 614-586-8671,

February 4

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

Contact: 614-437-2957,

February 10

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

Contact: 740-548-7006,

February 23

American Heart

Association: Go Red For Women Luncheon

Health screenings at 10 a.m.; educational sessions at 11 a.m.; luncheon at noon

Price: $150

Location: Hyatt Regency,

350 N. High St., Downtown

Contact: 614-848-6676,

February 27

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.

Price: $225

Location: Spagio,

1295 Grandview Ave., Grandview

Contact: 614-355-0819,