Date: December 05, 2018 to December 05, 2018
Where: Custom House Museum/Margaritaville, 281 Front Street, Key West, Florida, United States
Event Type: Education, Family
Ticket Price: N/A
Back In Time: Cruise to the 40s: Get "decked" out in your best frock or dinner jacket, gussy up that uniform or swing dress, break out those zoot and victory suits. Cruise Back in Time to the 1940s aboard the luxurious SS KWAHS for the Society's annual fundraiser benefiting the Custom House Museum. Passengers are welcome aboard on Wednesday, December 5 for cocktails at the Custom House Museum from 5:00PM-6:30PM followed by Dinner, music and dancing with a special live performance by Southernmost Brass Band at the Margaritaville Resort & Marina. Special awards for best dressed so plan accordingly! The evening will honor the 2018 Scotti Merrill Preservation Award recipient Brewster Chamberlin for his literary contributions and service in preserving Florida Keys history. Silent auction and more 1940s era attire encouraged Your museums. Your community. It takes an island. Ticket & Table (up to 10 seats)* Options: Platinum Table Sponsor $10,000 Gold Table Sponsor $5,000 Silver Table Sponsor $2,500 Bronze Table Sponsor $1,250 Friend Ticket $125 *For more details and to reserve a Table please contact Event Coordinator Dani Holliday 305-295-6616 ext 114 or email [email protected] Party proceeds support the ongoing restoration of the Custom House, a superb example of Richardsonian Romanesque Architecture. The Society, founded in 1949, opened the Custom House as Key West's premier museum in 1999 afer a 9 year, $9 million restoration project. The monies raised from the evening will support updating the building's aging mechanical systems, which are required to preserve the building and collections. Learn more about the Custom House.