THURSDAY: Rhythm and Blues -- Hosanna Harvest for Hope, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd., 6 p.m., $60, music by Kathy Tugman Quartet, food from Cafe LeMont, benefits Hosanna Community. 870-6880.
22 Pink Cocktail Hour and Dinner Cruise, Pier 2, 6:30 p.m., $15 for cocktails; Southern Belle riverboat, 8-10 p.m., $75 for dinner cruise; benefits Chattanooga affiliate of Susan G. Komen Foundation. chattanoogariverboat.com.
27 The Taste of North Shore -- Sample of Southside, Track 29 on grounds of Chattanooga Choo Choo, 6-7 p.m. food tasting, 7-9 p.m. auction, $50 ($450 table of 10), sample specialties of area restaurants, benefits Northside Neighborhood House. www.nnhouse.org.
28 Motown Concert, Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St., 7 p.m., $16, $21 and $25, featuring former Impression Willie Kitchens Jr. and the Tri-Octaves, benefits Bethlehem Center. www.thebeth.org.
29 Two Friends Tour, Memorial Auditorium, 7 p.m., $49.25, concert by Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith benefits YMCA Community Action Project. 642-TIXS.
31 Midnight Mayhem Halloween Cruise, Southern Belle riverboat, boarding at 10 p.m., return about 1 a.m., benefits Chattanooga Friends. 778-4300.
5 Princess Presto Tea Party, the Tea Cottage, 2233 Hickory Valley Road, 2 p.m., $20, princess party for children ages 4 and up with photos, take-home gifts, lesson with Princess Presto, benefits WTCI Channel 45, reservations required. 702-7814.
11 A Song for the Children, Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St., 8 p.m., Vince Gill in concert to benefit Children's Advocacy Center of Hamilton County, $35 and $50. A $175 VIP ticket includes cocktail reception and dinner catered by Carrabba's at Loose Cannon Studio, reserved concert seating, post-concert dessert reception at the Tivoli and transportation to and from Loose Cannon. 266-6918.
12 Spectrum, Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View, 6 p.m., dinner gala with live and silent auctions to benefit Hunter Museum, $175. 267-0968.
16 History Makers Luncheon, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:30 a.m., honoring Mai Bell Hurley and Mayor Ron Littlefield for Chattanooga Venture, benefits Chattanooga History Center. 265-3247.
18 Party Like a Rock Star, DoubleTree Hotel, 7 p.m., $100, cocktails and silent auction, followed by dinner, karaoke and live auction. Guests encouraged to dress like rock stars; benefits American Lung Association of Tennessee. 629-1098.
To be included
Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org and Susan Pierce at email@example.com by Monday. Include event name, date, hours, location, ticket price and phone.
Photo layouts: Email four to six photos with left to right identification. Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited.
Contacts: Karen Hill at 757-6396 or Susan Pierce at 757-6284.