The Morningside-Lenox Park Association will host its 5th annual Monumental Ball to celebrate this historic neighborhood and raise funds for its Security Patrol and Piedmont Park Conservancy.

The event takes place on Oct. 19 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Magnolia Hall in Piedmont Park. Parking will be easy and plentiful in the SAGE Parking Facility accessible off of Monroe Drive or Piedmont Avenue.

This year’s Mayan-themed gala will feature a buffet prepared by Affairs to Remember, a silent auction and raffle and music from Bogey, The Viceroy, Kingsized and a special appearance by The Marching Abominimals. Black tie optional, costumes encouraged, but guests are welcome to “come as you are.” Tickets are $60 each at

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.