The Big Event: The Ride of Your Life will be one of the social seasonâ€™s liveliest parties. Hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters, it celebrates the magic of mentoring with over 700 South Florida business leaders and philanthropists in attendance. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. with a Bacardi-hosted cocktail reception and auction village featuring travel, wines and fine dining experiences. At 8:30 p.m. the gourmet dinner gets underway with a unique musical performance by Monique Abbadie, a popular contestant on NBCâ€™s â€œThe Voiceâ€ and a member of Team Shakira. Miamiâ€™s one and only DJ Irie will have you on your feet and dancing to close out the extraordinary evening. The Big Event is presented by The Carnival Foundation and Carnival Corporation & PLC. Tickets start at $750 per person. For more info contactÂ Shaunte Young atÂ 305-644-0066 ext. 294 orÂ BigEvent@BBBSmiami.org.