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A far away but familiar galaxy

By Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter July 27, 2021   Star Wars, Jurassic Park,…

Island Art Association to hold “Express Yourself” workshop

Island Art Associaation July 25, 2021   EXPRESS YOURSELF – BIG TIME! Tuesday, October 26, 10:30am…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Dana Hermanson July 24, 2021 Editor’s Note:  Dana Hermanson and his wife Heather are part…

AMP presents The Sound of Music in August

      Join us for the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, The Sound of Music,…

Dance Festival Back on Stage and around Amelia this September

Amelia Island Dance Festival Press Release www.ameliaislanddancefestival.org Facebook Contact:  Susan Dodge, AIDF 646-642-3121 July 14, 2021…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Bill Birdsong July 10. 2021 Editor’s Note: William Birdsong was born in Jacksonville, Florida and…

Falling for Shrimp – Attention Artists & Art Lovers

July 9, 2021

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery to hold reception of “Southern Skies”

Plantation Artists’ Guild Press Release July 9, 2021     Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery (PAGG)…

Mary Gauthier in Concert July 10 at Story and Song

Story and Song Press Release July 7, 2021 Mary Gauthier in Concert Saturday, July 10, 5…

A look back – The play’s the thing

By Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter July 5, 2021 Originally posted August 3, 2017…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Bill Birdsong July 3, 2021 Editor’s Note:  From Friday, July 3, until Monday, July 5,…

Red, White & Blues Concerts on July 4th

July 1, 2021   Story & Song Neighborhood Bookstore Bistro 1430 Park Avenue Amelia Island, FL…

Meet the author of a new book about Rosenwald Schools and their founders

June 29, 2021 Between 1917 and 1937, close to 5,000 schools were constructed across fifteen southern…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By John Bond June 19, 2021 Editor’s Note: Since 1984, John’s home base has been Denver,…

Calling all artists!

Island Art Association June 18, 2021

What’s happening at the Cummer Museum this summer

Media Release Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens 829 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville, Florida 32204 Phone: 904.356.6857

“Men on Boats” opens at Amelia Community Theatre

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release Submitted by Linda McClane June 7, 2021 Tickets for in-person or…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By John Royall June 5, 2021 Editor’s Note: We thank John Royall who was on  Amelia…

Jacksonville Symphony announces $1 million gift from The Michael Ward & Jennifer Glock Foundation

Jacksonville Symphony Press Release May 27, 2021 Jacksonville, Fl (May 25, 2021) — The Jacksonville Symphony…

Amelia Musical Playhouse presents Teen Cabaret on May 28

May 24, 2021

Jekyll and Hyde the musical at AMP

Amelia Musical Playhouse Submitted by Jill Dillingham May 18, 2021 The story of Jekyll and Hyde…

Fernandina in the Civil War: Museum program on May 21

May 17, 2021

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Kirsten and Hal Snyder August 16, 2020 “An unusual number of Swallow-tailed Kites have been…

2020 – A look back photo exhibit part of Marriott Grand Opening May 24, 25

Amelia Island Plantation Artist’s Guild & Gallery Press Release Contact: Dickie Anderson [email protected] May 14, 2021…

New exhibit opening at Shady Ladies Art

Shady Ladies Art Press Release May 5, 2021 Shady Ladies Art welcomes R. Nico Ramos as…

Summer Camp 2021 at the History Museum set for June

May 1, 2021

AMP offers return to the ’60’s with Laugh In

ACT opens registration for two summer camps

Amelia Community Theatre Media Release April 26, 2021 To register online, click here. For more information…

You are invited to the Grand Opening of the Museum’s new exhibits on May 1

April 20, 2021

Shrimp Fest celebrated this year via window painting on downtown shops

PRESS RELEASE Submitted by Lisa Finkelstein, Executive Director Fernandina Beach Main Street April 20, 2021 A…

History Museum Brown Bag Lunch on May 3

Victorian Tea Party at the History Museum May 16

Shady Ladies Art Studios and Gallery holds grand re-opening

Shady Ladies Press Release April 18, 2021 Rain threatened but did not dampen the energy at…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephen Mintz April 17, 2021 Editor’s Note: Stephen H. Mintz, MD is a retired pediatrician,…

Amelia Lifelong Learning Spring 2021 Classes

Amelia Lifelong Learning Press Release More Information Call 904-297-8564 (leave message) April 15, 2021 There’s still…

Pre Derby Tea Party at the Museum April 25

April 12, 2021

Amelia Community Theatre opens “Comedy of Manners” on April 16

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release By Linda McClane April 12, 2021   Amelia Community Theatre continues…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Bill Birdsong April 10, 2021   Editor’s Note: William Birdsong was born in Jacksonville, Florida…

Arts in the Park at Crooked River State Park – Sunday

April 10, 2021

Nassau County Community Band and Island Art Association team up for Saturday’s Artwalk

Island Art Association Press Release Submitted by Marla McDaniel April 8, 2021        …

Art benefit for veterans: April 10

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery opens new show: “Visions from the Past” – April 14

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery Press Release April 5, 2021            …

Wild Amelia Virtual Wild Nites Features Julie Albert, MRS Right Whale Program Coordinator – April 13

Wild Amelia Press Release Contact: Jay Kayne [email protected] April 5, 2021 Wild Amelia is pleased to…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Carollee Addams April 2, 2021 Editor’s Note: Carollee Addams moved to Fernandina Beach from Naples,…

Enter the 2021 Wild Amelia Photo Contest

Wild Amelia Press Release Contact: Jay Kayne [email protected] April 2, 2021   Looking for an activity…

Tickets still available for Midori – April 9

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival March 30, 2021  “What better way to celebrate the reopening of…

Upcoming April talks at the Amelia Island Museum of History

Calling all local photographers!

Story & Song Press Release March 29, 2021 Local photographers are invited to submit photos of…

ACT announces new seating, new production

March 26, 2021

Midori: Making Music, Building Connections

By Anne H. Oman Reporter-At-Large March 25, 2021 When she was a toddler in Osaka, Japan,…

Amelia Musical Playhouse presents a staged reading on March 28

THE LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER March 28 5 pm The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later,…

FSCJ DramaWorks Presents “A World Distanced”

Media Release March 22, 2021   WHAT:           Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) DramaWorks presents “A…

Theatre Jacksonville accepting video submissions thru April 5 for Jr. Mainstage Production

Press Release Sarah Boone, Executive Director, (904) 396-4425 [email protected] March 16, 2021   The annual Jr.…

TEDxFSCJ to Host 2021 “Wonder” Event

Media Release March 21, 2021 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Join TEDxFSCJ for the sixth annual conference, “Wonder,”…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Art Barry March 19, 2021   Editor’s Note:  For over 50 years, Art Barry and…

Amelia Musical Playhouse will have the Blues Saturday

March 16, 2021

Brightening the world for Earth Day 2021

Media Alert Meridian Waste March 16, 2021 Meridian Waste Hosts Second Annual Earth Day Coloring Contest…

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival 2021 season updates

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival March 15, 2021 The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival’s 20th season…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephen Mintz March 13, 2021 Editor’s Note: Stephen H. Mintz, MD is a retired pediatrician,…

Timucuan Parks Foundation and AARP host Healthy Living: Will Dickey’s Nature Photography in the Parks

Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., March 3, 2021 – Timucuan Parks Foundation and AARP are hosting a…

Family Comedy at ACT – March 5 & 6

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release Submitted by Linda McClane March 1, 2021 Amelia Community Theatre presents…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Thomas Morris February 27 2021 Editor’s Note: Thomas Morris is a second-generation Fernandianian who retired…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Dana Hermanson February 20, 2021     Editor’s Note:  Dana Hermanson and his wife Heather…

Valentine’s Day at Amelia Musical Playhouse

Amelia Musical Playhouse Press Release February 09, 2021

Rayonier Advanced Materials joins list of sponsors for Community Photo Project

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery Press Release February 7, 2021 The Plantation Artists’ Guild and Gallery…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Anne Sparkle January 30, 2021   Editor’s Note: Annie Sparkle and her husband Warren came…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Gary Whitmore January 23, 2021   Editor’s Note: Originally from western NY state, the Whitmores…

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival announces new executive director

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Press Release www.AICMF.com January 20, 2021 Serving as the Amelia Island…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Katherine Dudley Hoehn www.katwritesandsnaps.com/blog January 16, 2021 Katherine Dudley Hoehn is an avid writer and…

FBCC reactivates dormant PEG Committee

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst January 11, 2021 For many years the…

Joe Winston: A Man of Honor, A Man of Action

By Stephan R. Leimberg January 10, 2021 Master potter Joe Winston, who died recently, will long…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Dr. Milton January 9, 2020   On the Miltons’ first trip to Amelia Island, they…

The Dover String Quartet with cellist Christopher Rex in concert – Jan 31

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Press Release January 8, 2021 The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival…

American Naturalist

By Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter January 5, 2021 History is all around us…

Corner Show Artist for January at Plantation Artists’ Guild and Gallery

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery Press Release December 30, 2020 Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery (PAGG)…