Spring Fling: Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, May 3, 6:15 p.m., Downtown Cabaret Theater, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport. The fund-raiser will benefit the Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport’s food insecurity and youth programs. Tickets $75. Info: fccfoundation.org/event/spring-fling-council-churches.
Ron’s Run for the Roses, May 5, 2:30-7 p.m., Folly Farm, 75 Hartford Rd., Simsbury. The annual Kentucky Derby Day gala is the signature event of the Ron Foley Foundation that is dedicated to fighting pancreatic cancer. Attendees will enjoy entertainment, live and silent auctions and watch the running of the 144th Kentucky Derby live on a big screen. Tickets $125-$2,000. Info: ronsrun.org.