Historical Village Invites All To Gala Fundraiser

The Sanibel Historical Village’s 2018 “Let’s Get Historical” Gala will be February 19 in The Community House. This year’s theme is “Leave Your Footsteps in the Sand,” and Bailey’s is the Grand Sponsor.

Village Executive Director Emilie Alfino with an invitation to the February 19 gala.

The February 19 event will include music by Kelly & Shelly, a husband-and-wife duo with a versatile style. Performing together for more than 25 years, Kelly & Shelly will be playing plenty of music for dancing. Sanibel Catering Co. by Bailey’s will cater the gala. Known for excellence throughout the island, they will be offering three dinner choices: filet medallions and shrimp, chicken marsala, and pesto-crusted Atlantic salmon.

Tickets are still available for $125 each, and sponsor levels are available at $1,000 and $500. For tickets, contact Emilie Alfino at 472-4648 or via email at info@sanibelmuseum.org.

Other gala sponsors include Bank of the Islands, Sanibel Captiva Beach Resorts, Doc Ford’s Sanibel LLC, Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, and Congress Fine Jewelers. Also sponsoring are William & Gail Bachman, Wayne & Linda Boyd, Ralph & Billye Curtis, Peter & Janet Halliday, Robert & Jane Holder, James & Susan Jefferson, Edward & Dottie Miller, and Timothy & Julia O’Neill.

The Historical Village is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The village is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS). Admission is $10 for adults 18 and older; 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 at the village. For information, visit www.sanibelmuseum.org.

Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Sanibel Historical Village is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS) and there is handicap access to eight of the nine buildings. Admission is FREE for SHMV members and $15 for non-members (adults ages 18 years and up).  For more information, call 472-4648 during museum hours or visit www.sanibelmuseum.org.

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