Looking to become more involved in the philanthropic world around you? Here are some of our favorite events that are happening across the state, compiled by our Senior Social Editor Rob Giardinelli, so what are you waiting for? Join in…

AUSTIN

March 2

Texas Independence Day Dinner
Texas State History Museum Foundation
TSHMF.org

March 5-6

Amplify Austin Day 2020
I Live Here I give Here
ILiveHereIGiveHere.org

March 7

The Crystal Ball
Helping Hand Home
HelpingHandHome.org

March 12

Texas Film Awards
Austin Film Society
AustinFilm.org

March 13-22

SXSW 2020
SXSW.org

April 15– May 20

Toast of the Town Parties
St. David’s Foundation
ToastAustin.org

April 18

Spring Bash 2020: Flight of Fancy
Women & Their Work
WomenAndTheirWork.org

April 19

Hidden Music 2020
Conspirare
Conspirare.org

April 20

Young Masters Award Ceremony
Texas Cultural Trust
TxCulturalTrust.org

April 23

 

Umlauf Garden Party
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum
umlaufsculpture.org

April 23-24

 

 

Mack, Jack & McConaughey
MackJackAndMcConaughey.com

April 24-26

 

 

Austin Food + Wine Festival
Austin Food & Wine Alliance
AustinFoodAndWineFestival.com

April 25

 

 

EASB Havana Nights
Elizabeth Ann Seton Board
supportseton.org

April 26

 

 

Ballet Austin Guild Tea
Ballet Austin Guild
BalletAustin.org

DALLAS

March 2

Art in Bloom
Dallas Museum of Art
DMA.org

March 10

Silver Cup Award Luncheon
TACA
TACA-Arts.org

March 26-29

Food & Wine Festival
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden
DallasArboretum.org

March 27

Chick Lit Luncheon Featuring Diane Keaton
Community Partners of Dallas
CommunityPartnersDallas.org

March 27

Fashion Stars For A Cause
Suicide & Crisis Center of North Texas
SCCenter.org

March 28

Dallas Contemporary S/S20 Gala
Dallas Contemporary Art Museum
DallasContemporary.org

March 28

 

Under the Moonlight Gala
Ronald McDonald House of Dallas
RMHDallas.org

April 3

 

 

AWARE Affair: Celebrate the Moments
AWARE
AWAREDallas.org

April 3

Classically Cliburn Gala 2020
The Cliburn
Cliburn.org

April 4

Toast to Life: Sequins & Saddles
Resource Center
RCDallas.org

April 4

Nasher Prize Award Gala
Nasher Sculpture Center
NasherSculptureCenter.org

April 16

Mad Hatters Tea & Luncheon
Dallas Arboretum Women’s Council
WomensCouncilDallasArboretum.org

April 17

 

Together We Shine
Children’s Cancer Fund
ChildrensCancerFund.com

April 18

 

 

Art Ball
Dallas Museum of Art
DMA.org

April 18

 

 

Côtes du Coeur
American Heart Association
DallasWineAuction.com

April 18

6th Annual Boots & Blessings Gala
Ally’s Wish
AllysWish.org

April 18

The Masked Gala
Fort Worth Opera
FWOpera.org

April 19

Taste of the Cowboys 15th Anniversary
North Texas Food Bank
NTFB.org

April 25

 

JDRF Dream Gala
JDRF Greater Dallas Chapter
JDRF.org/Dallas

April 27

 

A Night with Arne Duncan
Big Thought
BigThought.org

HOUSTON

March 6

Tiger Ball The Asia Society
AsiaSociety.org

March 7

Dancing in the Moonlight

Houston Museum of Natural Science
HMNS.org

March 7

The Sky’s the Limit
Nora’s Home
NorasHome.org

March 25

Best Dressed Luncheon
March of Dimes
MarchOfDimes.org/BestDressed

March 26

Hats in the Park Luncheon
Hermann Park Conservancy
HermannPark.org

March 26

Let’s Talk Luncheon

Aphasia Recovery Center
HARCTX.org

March 27

Colour My World
Houston Children’s Charity
HoustonChildrensCharity.org

March 28

 

Gala 2020
Theater Under the Stars
TUTS.com

March 28
 

 

 

The Comics Ball
Fresh Arts
FreshArts.org

April 2

Spring Cocktails
Menil Society
Menil.org

April 3

 

 

Bayou Bend Fashion Show & Luncheon

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
MFAH.org

April 3

Annual Gala & Art Auction
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
CAMH.org

April 3

Bayou Bend Garden Party
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
MFAH.org

April 3

Annual Gala & Art Auction
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
CAMH.org

April 4

 

 

Opera Ball
Houston Grand Opera
HoustonGrandOpera.org

April 4

 

An Evening of Hope
St. Jude Foundation
StJude.org

April 4

 

 

Zoo Ball 2020: Moonlight Soirée
Houston Zoo
HoustonZoo.org

April 14

 

 

Reflections of Style Luncheon
The Salvation Army Of Houston
SalvationArmyHouston.org

April 18

 

 

Vibrant Gala 2020
Society for the Performing Arts
SPAHouston.org

APRIL 25

 

 

Cattle Barons Ball

American Cancer Society
CattleBaronsBall.com

April 30

 

 

Rienzi Spring Party
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
MFAH.org

SAN ANTONIO

March 25

Spirit of Brackenridge
Brackenridge Park Conservancy
BrackenridgePark.org

March 26

Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame 2019 Awards Dinner
Dee Howard Foundation
DeeHoward.org

March 27-28

Night of Artists
Briscoe Western Art Museum
BriscoeMuseum.org

March 28

Gala in the Garden
Seton Home
SetonHomeSA.org

March 30 – April 5

Valero Texas Open
ValeroTexasOpen.com

April 1

Birthday Bash
The Doseum
TheDoseum.org

APRIL 2

Bon Appetit: A Book Festival Literary Feast
San Antonio Book Festival
Festival.SAPLF.org

APRIL 4

 

Viva! SA Race
Junior League of San Antonio
JLSA.org

April 16-26

 

Fiesta San Antonio 2020
FiestaSanAntonio.org

April 21

Fiesta Cornyation
FiestaSanAntonio.org

April 21

A Night in Old San Antonio
San Antonio Conservation Society
SAConservation.org

April 22

Coronation of the Queen of the Order of the Alamo
FiestaSanAntonio.org

By Rob Giardinelli, Senior Social Editor