As the sun sets, a celebratory toast will honor Dr. Cole.
Tickets are selling fast for the A. L. Lewis Legacy Awards honoring Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole. This evening of elegance honors the extraordinary life and accomplishments of Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, great-granddaughter of American Beach co-founder, Abraham Lincoln Lewis. The A. L. Lewis Historical Society recognizes this luminary trailblazer who has made enduring and indelible marks on our nation and culture.
Hosted by award-winning actor, director and activist, Danny Glover, this promises to be an unforgettable night.
Experience the natural splendor of Amelia Island, while reveling in good company, cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and stunning marsh views. As the sun sets over the Intracoastal, we’ll raise our glasses in a celebratory toast honoring Dr. Cole.
The evening will feature a distinctive jazz performance, a dramatic reading, guest tributes and a special performance and curated music by the vivacious vocalist Alyson Williams. Indulge in dessert and dancing as the evening concludes.
The event takes place Thursday, December 12, 2019 at Walker’s Landing, Amelia Island Plantation.
6:00 PM: Reception
7:00 PM: Champagne Sunset Toast & Ceremony
Attire: Black tie optional
Tickets are available now.
Please note: There will be no tickets sold at the door for this event. Tickets purchased in advance are $125.00 and confirmation and ID must be presented at the door.