SCHS Presents: A Night at the Zanzibar

Sacramento County Historical Society’s 2012 awards dinner and fundraiser is themed "A Night at the Zanzibar," featuring dinner by the Dante Club, a talk by historians Keith Burns and Clarence Caesar about the Zanzibar Club, one of the most legendary of Sacramento’s long-lost West End jazz nightclubs of the 1940s, and a live performance by the Harley White Jr. Orchestra performing big-band jazz from the era of the Zanzibar. SCHS will also present its annual awards for publication, education and historic preservation.

Hear the Harley White Jr. Orchestra here:

Members of Sacramento County Historical Society and event sponsor the Sacramento Old City Association may purchase tickets at discounted prices for themselves and their families. Member-priced ticket purchases will be compared against member lists; non-members will be required to pay the balance at the door, or join SCHS.

SCHS Presents: "A Night At The Zanzibar" 2012 Awards Dinner, Tuesday March 27, 6:00 PM

At The Dante Club, 2330 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Sacramento

Order tickets online via before March 20.

Ticket Options:

Tickets must be purchased in advance. TICKET SALES END ON TUESDAY, MARCH 20.

$40 for members of Sacramento County Historical Society (SCHS) or the Sacramento Old City Association (SOCA) and their families.

$50 for non-members.

$100 Contributor level: This price includes meal and your name listed in the evening’s event program. This price includes a $50 (for non-members) or $60 (for members) tax-deductible contribution to Sacramento County Historical Society.

Menu Selections:

Half Roasted Chicken
Crusted prepared with Ricotta Cheese, Herbs, Bell Peppers,
Olives and Capers in a Tomato Sauce

Dante Club Prime Rib
A House Classic served with Au Jus and Creamy Horse Radish

Vegetable Ravioli
Vegetable Ravioli with Red Wine Peperonata Sauce

(All dinners include salad, bread, dessert, wine and coffee.)

Dinner starts at 6:00 PM, awards and history presentation at 7:00 PM, music at about 8:30 PM.

Disclosure: William Burg is Vice-President of Sacramento County Historical Society and President of the Sacramento Old City Association.

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March 12, 2012 | 11:34 PM

One error in the images I didn’t catch before submitting: the Zanzibar was at 6th and M Street, not 6th and K Street. K Street had its own jazz clubs, too.

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March 13, 2012 | 11:17 AM

Fixed the error, William!

March 13, 2012 | 2:45 PM

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