What are you doing Friday night? Variety–The Children’s Charity will hold its annual Black Tie Dinner on Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center (833 Fifth Ave.). The event will include cocktails, dinner, networking, entertainment by Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos and special guest speaker Coach Kirk Ferentz of the Iowa Hawkeyes. Tickets cost $300 each; $150 for Young Variety members; and $3,000 for a table of 10. Purchase tickets here.