Taste of the NFL — 5:30-9 p.m. at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, 2121 George Halas Drive, Canton. Area restaurants compete for a trip to the National Taste of NFL at the Super Bowl. Benefits the Akron/Canton Regional Foodbank. $150, $250 VIP. 330-535-6900 or www.akroncantonfoodbank.org/taste.
Corks in the Concourse — 7-10 p.m. at The International Women’s Air & Space Museum, Burke Lakefront Airport, 1501 N. Marginal Road #166, Cleveland. Wineries, hors d’oeuvres, music, meet air show performers, silent auction and live raffle, photo booth. $65 non-members, $60 members, $40 designated driver. 216-623-1111 or www.iwasm.org.
Mulligan Classic — Friday at Legends of Massillon Golf Course, 2700 Augusta Drive SE, Massillon. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $100, includes 18 holes of golf and cart, continental breakfast, lunch, post-golf cookout, beverages on the course and prize holes. 330-455-0374.
Magic City Kiwanis Golf Outing — Sept. 9 at Barberton Brookside Golf Course, 3727 Golf Course Road, Norton. Registration at 8 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shoutgun start. $90, includes cart, beverages, lunch and dinner. Call Dennis Liddle at 330-687-7645 or go to www.magic-city.kiwanisone.org.
Goodwill Industries Employee of Distinction Award Luncheon — 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 7 at Guy’s Party Centre, 500 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Speaker Ken Babby, owner and CEO, Akron RubberDucks. $30. www.goodwillakron.org/EDL.
Taste of Medina County — 5-8 p.m. Sept. 8 at Weymouth Country Club, 3946 Weymouth Road, Medina. Food tastings from local providers, voting for People’s Choice Award. $50. Benefits United Way of Medina County. www.eventbrite.com/e/taste-of-medina-county-tickets-25353468908.
A Country Affair — 5 p.m. Sept. 10 at Hickory Lane Farm, 3426 Medina Line Road, Richfield. Cocktails and fine cuisine to benefit Cleveland Clinic, Akron General Hospital’s new Emergency Department. $250. 330-344-6888.
Kidney Foundation of Summit County Fundraiser — 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron Peninsula Road, Akron. Silent and oral auction, 50/50 raffle, dinner, entertainment and open bar. $75. Call Carolyn at 330-864-1236.
The GriefCare Place “Grapes & Gourmet Guys” — 6-9 p.m. Sept. 14 at St. George Family Center, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Akron. More than 20 area male leaders will cook, patrons will sample the food and wine. $60. 330-686-1750.
Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at Hospice of the Western Reserve Headquarters, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland. Items available include furniture, framed artwork, lamps, china, glassware, antiques, collectibles and more. 216-701-1768.
Junior League of Akron Designer Showhouse Preview — 6 p.m. Sept. 16 at The Tangier, 532 W. Market St., Akron. After cocktails, appetizers and dinner, guests will visit the ShowHouse, the Junior League Headquarters in Highland Square at 929 W. Market St., for a tour, drinks, dessert and silent auction. $125. 330-836-4905.
Ministers Who Cook — 4-6 p.m. Sept. 17 at United Baptist Church Scholarship Ministry, 1007 S. Hawkins Ave., Akron. Area clergy, ministers and pastors will cook, guests vote on the Taster’s Choice and area chefs vote for Best Entree. $10. 330-329-8002 or 330-696-4332.
A Night at Hiram Farm — 5-9 p.m. Sept. 17 at Hiram Farm, 11485 Garfield Road, Hiram. Organic farm to table dinner, open bar, music, square dancing, a gift basket raffle and sale of handcrafted items. $40. www.hiramfarm.org.
Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra Recital and Wine Tasting Benefit — 5:30-10 p.m. Sept. 17 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 2600 Church Ave., Cleveland. Performance by Cleveland Orchestra violinist Eli Matthews and his son, cellist Nathaniel Matthews. $25. 216-556-1800 or www.clevephil.org.
PAWSibility Ball — 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St., Akron. Silent and live auctions, wine pull, hole-in-one contest, gift bag pull, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, adoptable animal showcase. $150. Benefits PAWSibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron. www.summithumane.org/events/date/2016/09/17/event/PAWSibility_Ball.
Concordia at Sumner Fall Fashion Show — 10:30 a.m. Sept. 24 at Fairlawn Country Club, 200 N. Wheaton Road, Akron. Proceeds benefit a new Therapeutic Healing Garden on the senior community’s campus. $45, includes hot lunch, valet parking and the fashion show. Call Rowena Wilkins at 330-664-1315 or go to www.concordialm.org.
Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Benefit Dinner & Auction — 6-9 p.m. Sept. 30 at The Pavilion at Falls River Square, 2085 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. Dinner, music, auction. $50 330-928-8092.
Battered Women’s Shelter presents Dueling Pianos — 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Akron/Fairlawn Hilton, 3180 W. Market St., Fairlawn. $80 in advance, $100 at the door. Call Kathy Bean at 330-860-5637 or email KathyB@scmcbws.org.
Susan G. Komen Benefit Concert with Tom Keifer and Devil Strip — 8 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield. $18-$38. 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Project Grad Akron’s Achieving Dreams Celebration — 5-8:15 p.m. Oct. 6 at Greystone Hall, 103 S. High St., Akron. Food stations, auctions, raffles, entertainment. 330-761-3113 or email email@example.com.
Lab Tie & Tails Gala — 6-10 p.m. Oct. 8 at Rustic Hills Country Club, 5399 River Styx Road, Medina. Cash bar, raffle, silent auction and buffet supper to benefit Lake Erie Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. $50. Call Rachel Daw at 216-407-2397, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.lakeerielabrescue.org/lab-gala.html.
Friends and Funds Super Hero Bash — 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Silver Springs Lodge, 5027 Stow Road, Stow. Cocktails and light appetizers, buffet dinner, short video presentation, dance music by No Moss. $75, benefits PPC Family Fund. Call Tracey Mackay at 330-608-5264 or Sandra Camp at 330-687-1098.
Cattle Baron’s Ball — Oct. 8 at High & Low Winery, 588 Medina Road, Medina. Food, dancing and auction to benefit the American Cancer Society. Call Jamie Heinl at 330-517-2068.
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