17 WOMEN OF DISTINCTION, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 11:30 a.m., $75, benefits The Heart and Lung Institute at Erlanger, The Heart and Vascular Center at Parkridge Medical Center and the Buz Standefer Lung Center at CHI Memorial. 423-622-2425.
18 RUBY HURLEY IMAGE AWARDS, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 6-9 p.m., $75, speaker is Ambassador Andrew Young at benefit for NAACP. www.eventbrite.com/e/naacp-ruby-hurley-image-award-tickets-47801758346
19 BREAKING THE SILENCE GALA, Chattanooga Marriott, 3 Carter Plaza, 7:30 p.m., $60 or $75 VIP, fundraiser for domestic violence prevention. breakingthesilencegala.org
20 LEGACY BALL, The Westin, 801 Pine St., 7-11 p.m., $80, Royal American Masquerade dinner to benefit Chattanooga Ballet. 423-821-2055
21 SUNDAY SHOWCASE, UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St., 3:30 p.m., $10 adults, $5 students, performances by area youth in Performing Arts League benefit. palchattanooga.org
26 HALLOWEEN CRUISE, Southern Belle, 151 Riverfront Parkway, 10 p.m., $30, Red Shoe Society young professionals group hosts costume party to benefit Ronald McDonald House; valid photo ID required. www.facebook.com/ChattanoogaRedShoeSociety
27 CELEBRATION OF LIFE AND HOPE, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6 p.m.,$100, live and silent auctions, entertainment at 10th anniversary benefit for Austin Hatcher Foundation. hatcherfoundation.org/special-events
27 SCENIC CITY EGGFEST, The Collegedale Commons, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $20 ages 13 and older, new Big Green Egg grilling contest to benefit Chattanooga Area Food Bank. chattfoodbank.org/events
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