Also on tap
• Chatham Animal Rescue and Education will host the 9th annual Bash and Auction to Benefit Cats and Dogs in Need, from 5 to 8 p.m. today, May 20, at Shady Wagon Farm, 2312 Pea Ridge Road, New Hill.
Proceeds will support CARE’s targeted spay/neuter program and efforts to find forever homes for unwanted cats and dogs in Chatham County.
For information, see chathamanimalrescue.org
The North Carolina Botanical Garden will hold its inaugural Carolina Moonlight Gala from 6:30 to 11 p.m. June 2 at the Garden’s Education Building and surrounding gardens.
There will be hors d’eouvres and drink, live music and dancing, silent auction and more.
All proceeds will support the Garden’s programs in conservation, horticulture and education.The auction is available online.
Tickets are $125.
Tickets, online auction and information are at ncbg.unc.edu/carolinamoonlight.
• The Last Unicorn, 536 Edwards Ridge Road, will present “Roots & WIngs,” a fundraising event to benefit inclusive arts programs for children at Jordan Lake School of the Arts, from 1 to 5 p.m. June 2.
The event will include architectural salvage, butterfly release, storytelling, music, craft activities, food and drink, yoga demonstration and the Traveling Chairs art exhibit.
Tickets are $20 at the door, by phone at 919-387-9440 or online at jordanlakesa.com.
• The UNC Visitors’ Center and the Preservation Society of Chapel Hill will hold a “Priceless Gems Tour – The True Blue Bucket List” event on June 10.
The tour will offer behind-the-scenes looks at places on campus and in town that are rarely open to the public.
All proceeds will benefit the Preservation Society of Chapel Hill.
Registration is $85, and the deadline is May 30. Call 919-942-7818 or see chapelhillpreservation.com.