Fall Fundraising Events to Add to Your Calendar

The pandemic rages on, but area nonprofits are coming up with innovative — and safe! — ways to welcome supporters and raise much-needed funds. Be sure to check each organization’s website for their COVID-19 procedures, and in the case of “gratis” activities, please consider making a donation. Here are a few events on the horizon for the coming weeks.

What: Boo at the Zoo

For: Nashville Zoo

When: Through Oct. 30

Where: Nashville Zoo

Note: Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Tariff: $16 per non-member, $14 per member, gratis children under 2


What: Jazzmania

For: Nashville Jazz Workshop

When: Saturday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m.

Where: Virtual

Note: Renowned saxophonist Kirk Whalum hosts an all-star lineup

Tariff: Gratis


What: Comedy for a Cause

For: Rocketown

When: Monday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Virtual

Note: Comedian Keith Alberstadt and Michael W. Smith perform

Tariff: S1,000 per Star Society member; gratis per person


What: Support Your Local Coven

For: Planned Parenthood

When: Saturday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m.

Where: lou nashville

Note: Bake sale with treats from an all-female lineup of Nashville’s best chefs and bakers to benefit Planned Parenthood

Tariff: Gratis

Info:@lounashville on Instagram

Fall Fundraising Events to Add to Your Calendar

What: Day of the Dead Art Exhibit and Celebration

For: Alive Hospice

When: Sunday, Nov. 1, 4 p.m.

Where: Center 615

Note: Memorial altar display, food, live music, drumming, a fire pit and art activities

Tariff: Gratis


What: Sip of History

For: Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

When: Saturday, Nov. 7, 11 a.m.

Where: The Hermitage

Note: Whiskey, vodka and wine tasting, live music; dogs welcome!

Tariff: $25 per adult


What: Conservancy Gala

For: Centennial Park and The Parthenon

When: Saturday, Nov. 7, 6 p.m.

Where: Centennial Park

Note: Drive-in movie and gourmet dinner delivered to your car

Tariff: $1,000 per patron, $500 per person


What: Opera Jukebox

For: Nashville Opera

When: Saturday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m.

Where: Virtual

Note: Vote for your favorite aria through October 30 and see it performed

Tariff: Gratis

Info: nashvilleopera.org

What: Stay-At-Home Literary Award Gala

For: Nashville Public Library Foundation

When: Saturday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m.

Where: Virtual

Note: Celebration of Literacy as the Great Equalizer

Tariff: $5,000 per patron, $500 per person