A portion of the funds raised from ticket sales for these events will benefit the restoration and repair of the historic pillars that mark the streets of the community and the Morningside Security Patrol.
Honorary hosts for both events are Kevin and Melissa Rathbun. A respected hospitality veteran, Kevin Rathbun is the owner of his namesake restaurant, Krog Bar and Rathbun Steak.
The Morningside Cooks Tour will be held Saturday, Oct. 16, from 1 to 5 p.m., throughout various neighborhood homes. Tour participants will be welcomed into five homes to enjoy the tasty culinary creations of various chefs from favorite restaurants in the area, including Rathbun’s, D.B.A. Barbecue, Rosebud and NAKATO. Tickets for the Morningside Cooks Tour are $30.
The third annual Monumental Ball is Friday, Oct. 29, from 7-11 p.m. at Magnolia Hall in Piedmont Park. The ball will feature a delectable buffet prepared by Affairs to Remember. Guests can also dance the night away while enjoying the sounds of the popular, Elvis-themed band Kingsized. Black-tie dress is optional, and costumes are encouraged. Tickets for the ball are $45 until Oct. 1 and $55 from Oct. 2 until the event.
Tickets for both events are available for purchase via Paypal at www.mlpa.org. Tickets are also available for purchase in person, by cash or check, at Fourteen West Realtors, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Intown, and D.B.A. Barbecue.