17th Annual Red & White on Thursday Night — 5:30-9 p.m. at Quaker Station, 135 S. Broadway, Akron. Presented by Akron General, this strolling wine and food affair benefits the Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region, Northeastern Ohio. Enjoy food from more than 20 local, upscale restaurants and taste wines from 70 global wineries. In addition, highlights of the event include a wine bottle raffle, silent and live auctions and much more. Tickets are $85 in advance, $95 at the door and $125 for VIP Lounge. For tickets, call Courtney at 216-285-2829 or go to http://RedandWhite-2014.eventbrite.com.
Firestone High Aquatic Association Golden Anniversary Bash — 6-11 p.m. at St. George’s Fellowship Hall, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Copley. Reverse raffle, silent and live auctions, dinner, appetizers, open bar. Tickets are $75, additional dinners $25. All proceeds support the Firestone High School swim team. For tickets, email Joanna at firstname.lastname@example.org.