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Amelia Islander

A Night Under the Stars

Sep 08, 2017 02:00AM
Friends of American Beach presents A Night Under the Stars on Saturday, September 23 at 7 p.m. at Candice Cove, 5614 Gregg Street at American Beach. The evening features heavy hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, and music by Joe Watts & Friends. Tickets are $50 per person and must be purchased in advance.

The American Beach Museum on Amelia Island remembers the historic African American journey of vision, struggle, joy, and triumph and celebrates the preservation of this historic site. American Beach founded in 1935 by the Afro American Insurance Company president, A. L. Lewis for “recreation and relaxation without humiliation” during the era of Jim Crow.

To purchase tickets for A Night Under the Stars mail a check written to “Friends of American Beach, Inc.” to P.O Box 16552, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035. For more information call (904) 310-9969 or email [email protected]