October TBD Scrabble Spellebration
Location Widener University’s Barrister’s Club, Wilmington
Benefits Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults
Test your team’s Scrabble skills during the Spellebration (11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). The theme will be “Alice in Wonderland.” Door prizes and raffle drawings.
Tickets 150 for a team of up to five players or $30 for an individual
Contact 658-5624, litvolunteers.org
October TBD Red, White & Brew
Benefits Habitat for Humanity New Castle County
Wine and beer tasting and silent auction to benefit home-building operations sponsored by the Women Build Committee.
Contact 652-0365 ext. 113, firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct. 5 Blue Jean Ball
Location Food Bank of Delaware, Newark
Benefits Food Bank of Delaware
The ball is held in the Food Bank’s warehouse and features fine food from The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware, wine and beer, dancing to the sounds of Club Phred and a silent auction.
Contact 444-8074, fbd.org
Oct. 11 Latin American Community Center Grand Ball
Location The Waterfall Banquet & Conference Center, Claymont
Benefits Latin American Community Center
The annual grand gala features cocktails, dinner, music and an awards ceremony.
Contact 655-7338, thelatincenter.org
October 24 The Purple Ribbon Event
Location Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
Benefits The Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The event honors two Delaware leaders and advocates and features a keynote speaker, all to raise awareness about the issue of domestic violence in Delaware during National Violence Awareness Month.
Contact 658-2958, dcadv.org
Oct. 26 All Hallows’ Eve Costume Ball
Location Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford
Benefits Brandywine Conservancy
Dance the night away with the Young Friends of the Brandywine Conservancy in the museum’s “haunted” courtyard at this popular adult party, which features live music, food and beverages, and a spirited costume competition.
Contact (610) 388-2700, youngfriends.org
Oct. 26 Wilmington University Green and White Scholarship Ball
Location Doberstein Admissions Building, Wilmington University, New Castle
Benefits Wilmington University Scholarship Fund
This black-tie masquerade party (7 p.m. to 11 p.m.) features food from top restaurants placed in themed rooms with music to match.