Friday Musicale is a non-profit organization that was established here in Jacksonville, FL. in 1890. We have been at our current location at 645 Oak Street since 1929. We offer two unique venues that sit side by side to each other in the Riverside Area of Jacklsonville - The Auditorium and L'Engle Hall. When you rent one of our venues, you are helping to fund various programs that we offer that further music education and awareness to children - such as our College Scholarship Program, Community Outreach to local schools, music competitions and our Free Annual Concert Series. When you host your event at Friday Musicale, you are paying it forward to the community of Jacksonville.
Facilities and Capacity
Friday Musicale has two indoor venues that sit side by side. They can be used independantly or together. The Auditorium is the largest venue. It can hold 240 seated theatre style (no tables) or 140 reception style (tables and chairs). L'Engle Hall can hold 140 seated theatre style or 90 reception style.
Friday Musicale will make sure that your event ends on a high note. To do this, they offer services such as:
- Setup - Tables and Chairs based on agreed floor plan.
- Cleanup - Friday Musicale will Strike Tables and Chairs.
- Event Planning Service - Our Venue Director has been in the industry for more then 25 years!
- Lighting - Existing Auditorium Lighting - Chandeliers, Recessed Can Lights, Spot Lights - all on dimmer switch.
- Tables - Selection of tables for Dinner Guests, Buffet & Bar Set Up, Wedding Cake, Sweetheart Table, etc.
- Chairs - Ballroom Chairs in Auditorium / Tan folding Metal Chairs in L'Engle Hall.
- Kitchen Access - Ample Work Space, Household Appliances, Easy Access.
- Private Event Security Included at All Social Events.
Friday Musicale takes standards for hygiene and cleanliness very seriously and always take steps to ensure the safety of our guests and staff. Our staff have completed awareness training as we continue to update hygiene protocols. Our houseman staff disinfect all public spaces with a focus on tables, chairs, lobby furniture, kitchen and restrooms. Each event will have an Event Manager on site to represent Friday Musicale. The Event Manager will continue to monitor various public spaces during the event and frequently disinfect door handles, hard surfaces, etc.
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Friday Musicale is the oldest musical facility in the State of Florida. The organization was started in 1890 here in Jacksonville and we have been at our current location in Riverside since 1929. We are a non profit organization. When we rent our venues for events, money goes towards music education for kids. We offer College Scholarships, Music Summer Camps, Free Annual Concert Series, Community Outreach and much more!
Jeff S. Tawney is the Venue Director here at Friday Musicale. He manages the overall calendar of events, working hand in hand with our Executive Director, our Board of Directors and various committees. He is responsible for the overall event sales of our (2) venues - The Auditorium & L'Engle Hall. These two venues are located side by side on Oak Street in Riverside. They are great venues for various types of events such as Corporate Meetings, Social Affairs, Weddings, Fundraisers and so much more.
Jeff has a wealth of history / knowledge in the Event Planning Industry over the past 20 years. In the history of Friday Musicale, Jeff has been employed the longest out of any other employee with the organization. He has managed multi million dollar events for large corporations such as Microsoft, Pfizer, Pharmacia, Ace Hardware, Home Depot and more. He has assisted in planning over 1,000 weddings / social events in the past 20 years.
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Friday Musicale is a beautiful venue for all bride and grooms. The staff is professional and gracious. I highly recommend them for all of my clients.
Friday Musicale is a beautiful historic venue for intimate events. Our musicians always enjoy performing here and have for many years.
Love this venue! If you're looking for a beautiful blank canvas to decorate, this is yet. They have a great staff as well.
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Normal Office Hours - Monday thru Friday - 9:00am to 3:00pm. Additional hours available depending on current event schedule. Please contact Jeff at 904-355-7584 OR email email@example.com for more information.
Friday Musicale frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Friday Musicale?
- Event Planning
- Set Up
What are the most important characteristics of Friday Musicale in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Friday Musicale for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Friday Musicale offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Friday Musicale offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Outside Vendors
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does Friday Musicale have available for wedding events?
- Dance Floor
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