World Sight Day Combat Blindness International annual fundraiser/awareness event, 5:30-8:30 pm, 10/1, Edgewater Hotel, with keynote by artist Lon Michels, music by Kikeh Mato, silent auction, international food. $100 (additional $25 for post-event party). www.combatblindness.org. 608-238-7777
Edgewater Hotel 1001 Wisconsin Pl.
10/01/14 @ 5:30pm
An Arctic Affair Vilas Zoo fundraiser (for Arctic Passage habitat), 5:30-9 pm, 10/16, Edgewater Hotel, with hors d'ouevres, drinks, auction. $100. RSVP: www.vilaszoo.org. 608-258-9490