Raise a toast to Dalí's future at formal dinner
The Salvador Dalí Museum's 28th annual benefit dinner is the last to take place in the galleries of the current building, 1000 Third St. S. The black-tie event begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. $300. (727) 823-3767, ext. 3004.
Sup, bid to heart's content at Abilities
The 21st annual Abilities wine tasting and silent auction, featuring hundreds of wines, dozens of restaurant samplings and scores of auction items, begins with a VIP tasting reception from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday inside Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. The grand tasting and silent auction runs from 7 to 9 p.m. abilitiesfoundation.com; (727) 538-7370, ext. 345.
Bring your buds to Art in Bloom preview
"Fiesta de la Noche" (Fiesta of the Night), the Stuart Society's preview party for Art in Bloom, begins at 6:30 p.m. March 13 at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Patrons will tour floral interpretations of art throughout the museum and partake in a buffet dinner. $85; $70 for those younger than 40. fine-arts.org; (727) 521-1706.