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• Dance all night at the Annual Dancers Ball to benefit S.B. Dance Alliance on Friday, October 10, from 8 p.m.-midnight, as the walls of the Montecito Country Club (920 Summit Rd.) wail with swing, salsa, tango, and more! Enjoy exhibition dancers in action, a silent auction, food, and, of course, dancing. Featuring dance lessons with Derrick Curtis and music by DJ Mike Loeza. Tickets are $65. Call 966-6950 or visit sbdancealliance.org for more info.

• Come to the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts’ Foundation gala, Puttin’ on the Ritz, on Saturday, October 11, from 5:30-10 p.m., at the Santa Maria Radisson Inn (3455 Skyway Dr.), for a champagne reception, silent and live auctions, entertainment by the stars of PCPA, and a gourmet dinner paired with fine wine. Tickets are $150, with proceeds benefiting PCPA Foundation and PCPA Theaterfest. Call 349-9135 for more info.

• Join Girls Inc. of Carpinteria for its 12th annual silent auction and garden party fundraiser, A Taste for Carpinteria, on Sunday, October 12, from 1-5 p.m. at the Girls Inc. facility (5315 Foothill Rd.). This event supports essential programming for girls and young women ages 5-19, and helps provide scholarships for girls who would otherwise not be able to participate in a variety of after-school enrichment activities. Tickets are $40. Call 684-6364 or visit girlsinc-carp.org for more info.

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