Fitz Volunteers have more fun than anyone! Come meet our team and learn what perks await volunteer docents, volunteer gardeners, and "Vols-on-Call" at our next "Book Club" Orientation Mixer!

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Scott and Zelda loved and wrote poetry. We think that's swell, and in turn encourage budding poets with our Annual Poetry Contest!

The awards ceremony is free and open to the public, and includes readings of the winning poems by the authors themselves!


Saturday | ​​December 10 | 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The 23rd Annual Fitzgerald Gala & Silent Auction (aPRIL 29, 2017)

2017 tHEME: ​​"intercontinental"

The Fitzgerald Gala is the Museum's largest annual fundraiser. It's a "Jazz Age" party of epic proportions! Hundreds of guests attend, decked out in 1910s, '20s, and '30s costumes. Heavy hors d'oeuvres, complimentary wine and cash bar, live period music, and a jaw-dropping Silent Auction make this event Montgomery's affair of the year!

Scott and Zelda loved Christmas. So do we. You are gaily invited to join us on Saturday, December 10th for our annual Christmas Open House. Enjoy hot chocolate, coffee, donuts, and Christmas cookies! Plus, a visit with SANTA CLAUS himself!

The Museum will open extra early, and there's no charge for admission until 12 noon!

DATE: October 20 (Thursday)

TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
PLACE: The Fitzgerald Museum | 919 Felder Ave.
PROGRAM: Public readings, refreshments, book signings

For more information, please download the official press release :

American Happiness  ​- Book Launch Party

Thursday | ​​October 20 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

DATE: December 10 (Saturday)

TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
PLACE: The Fitzgerald Museum | 
919 Felder Avenue

DATE: December 10 (Saturday)

TIME: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
PLACE: Fitzgerald Museum | 
919 Felder Ave.

The Fitzgerald Museum is honored to announce the release party for American Happiness (NewSouth Books, 2016). This book of poems by Alabama State University English Chair and Fitzgerald Museum board member, Dr. Jacqueline Trimble, is the first book of poetry from a woman who has been featured in the Dark River Review and The Offing ​Magazine.

The event is free and open to the public. Attendees will enjoy refreshments, and selected readings from the book by the author. Copies of ​American Happiness will be available for purchase during the event, and the author will be available for signings.

Christmas Open House

Saturday | ​​December 10 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


PLACE: The Fitzgerald Museum | 919 Felder Ave

Volunteer Program Book Club/Orientation Mixer

date and time To be announced

TICKETS go on sale January 2017!

DATE: April 29, 2017 (Saturday)
TIME: 6:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
PLACE: The Fitzgerald Museum | 919 Felder Ave.

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