Friday, November 11
Cocktail Paired Dinner & Art Show with Jose Garcia – 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Omni Amelia Island Plantation kicks off the inaugural Cocktails + Canvases Weekend with an interactive dinner with local artist Jose Garcia. Enjoy hand-crafted cocktails, live music, performance art and a true farm-to-table dinner experience at The Sprouting Project; our organic garden, aquaponic greenhouse, bee apiary and barrel room. This dinner is included in the VIP Package experience.
Saturday, November 12
Session 1 – Demo with Charli Leniston – 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
VIP Package guests will enjoy a can’t miss experience with Amelia Island artist Charlie Leniston. She will demonstrate her mixed media process for creating each piece.
Session 2 – Painting 101 with Allison Watson - 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Try your hand at painting your own piece of art under the guidance of Jacksonville artist Allison Watson. This experience is included for VIP Package guests.
Lunch at Oak Point Lawn - 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Enjoy a chef’s specialty lunch overlooking the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway. The lunch is part of the VIP Package.
Session 3 – Bourbon Blending - 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy tasting and blending bourbons for a custom variety, made just for you! Included in the VIP Package.
Cocktail Reception with Artists – 6:15 p.m.
Join the featured artist for a private reception prior to dinner. This is included in the individual Main Event ticket, VIP and Main Event Packages.
Art and Cocktail Paired Dinner – 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Cocktails + Canvases Main Event is an intimate cocktail-paired dinner that showcases the creativity and passion of Omni Amelia Island's culinary team as led by Executive Chef Daven Wardynski. Each will be paired with a piece of art as shown in The Cummer Musuem’s Chef’s Canvas Cookbook. The piece created by José Garcia, the prior night will also be incorporated for one of the courses. This dinner is included as part of the VIP, Main Event Package experience. Individual tickets may also be purchased.
Sunday, November 13
Breakfast at Sunrise Café – 9:00 a.m.
Our family friendly brunch features fresh baked goods, eggs made to order, seafood entrées, desserts, champagne, a jazz duo and more! Included in the VIP and Main Event Packages
Local Artist Market in Shops – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Following breakfast, enjoy a stroll by the lake at The Shops of Omni Amelia Island Plantation where local artists will be showcasing their talents with various forms of art. Mediums include photography, painting, sculpture, mixed media, pastels, printmaking and more! All art will be available for purchase. Open to the public.