Historical Village Prepares for Upcoming Benefit

The Sanibel Historical Village will host a “Let’s Get Historical!” dinner and dance at 6 p.m. March 15 on the village grounds. The benefit will support the ongoing needs of the historical village.
“Our needs range from everything from painting to roof repair,” said Executive Director Emilie Alfi no. “We need to paint the buildings where possible, replace the garden fence, replace wood railing surrounding our walkway, and repair rotted windows. This is just a sample of the long list of projects we need to address.”

The event will include music by Kelly & Shelly, a husband-and-wife Shown at last year’s event are Nanette Laurion, duo with an extremely versatile style. Accardi ng to their website, Ellen O’Neill, and Maddy Mayor. their special knack is including their audience in their
performance.

One of Kelly & Shelly’s specialties is dance music, and the evening will have dancing, as well as a sit­down dinner by Sanibel Catering Co. by Bailey’s. Known for excellence throughout the island, Sanibel Catering will be offering three dinner choices: English sirloin, chicken marsala, and pesto-crusted Atlantic salmon.

Tickets are $150 each, with sponsor levels available at the $1,000 and $500. For tickets, contact Emilie Alfi no at 472-4648 or via email at info@sanibelmuseum.org.

The Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. It is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS). Admission is $10 for adults over 18; those under 18 and members are free. Docent-guided tours are available at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at no extra charge, based upon docent availability. There is handicap access to all buildings. For more information, call 472-4648 during business hours or visit www.sanibelmuseum.org. Email is info@sanibelmuseum.org.