Charity Events

Friends of Foster Children Forever’s Sip & Sample

The Friends of Foster Children Forever invites the public to the eighth annual Sip & Sample wine and appetizer event to be held on Thursday, November 16 at The Village Shops on Venetian Bay. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with check-in and will run until 7:30 p.m. The merchants at the Village Shops on Venetian Bay collaborate each year…

ForEverglades Naples 2017

Forever fun and never formal, the 2017 ForEverglades Naples celebration will be held on Thursday, November 16 at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. The event will begin at 5:15 p.m. for cocktails in the palm grove before dinner, an auction, and live music commences under a festive tent. The event benefits The Everglades Foundation, Inc., which is dedicated…

The Naples Zoo’s Inaugural Black & White Ball

The Naples Zoo’s Black & White Ball, a sold-out black tie event celebrating the zoo and Penguins in Paradise, will be held November 10. The event will feature the exclusive penguin preview and a beautiful evening at the zoo. A Naples Illustrated sponsored event.

Collier County Bar Foundation’s Golf Tournament

The Collier County Bar Foundation (CCBF), the philanthropic arm of the Collier County Bar Association, will host its annual golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 20 to benefit New Horizons of Southwest Florida. Held at the Country Club of Naples, the tournament will start with registration at 11:30 a.m., a luncheon at noon, and a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A cocktail…

Purple Party Masquerade

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children’s NextGen group will host its Purple Party Masquerade on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Cavo Lounge in Mercato. This year’s party theme is “Masquerade, Unmasking Domestic Violence.” The evening attire will be purple, and attendees are encouraged to wear masks. There will be a prize for best mask, dancing, and drawings…

Love That Dress! Collier County

Pace Center’s Love That Dress! Collier County event will take place August 16 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. VIP tickets cost $150 and includes pre-shopping from 5-6 p.m., with complimentary food and libations and private dressing rooms. General admission costs $30 and begins at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased here.