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FSCJ’s DramaWorks to Present Updated Version of the Classic Story of the Italian Folktale “Pinocchio”

FSCJ Media Release October 12, 2021 Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) DramaWorks will present the…

Flagler College Receives a $600,000 Grant for Their Guana Peninsula Project

Flagler College/FPAN Press release October  4, 2021   The NOAA’s National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS)…

Flaming Idiots opens at Amelia Community Theatre

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release By Linda McClane October 4, 2021 Amelia Community Theatre begins its…

History Museum talks and exhibits during October

October 1, 2021 MEDIA RELEASE Although often cast as background players to the history of European…

Arts & Culture Nassau announces grant program to encourage projects for senior citizens

Arts & Culture Nassau Press Release September 30, 2021 Arts and Culture Nassau (ACN) is announcing…

Falling for Shrimp this weekend

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 25, 2021 Like many of us,…

Florida Forum Tickets Now On Sale

Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital PRESS RELEASE September 24. 2021 Featuring Terry Bradshaw, Maj. Gen.…

FBCC proclaims Les Demerle Amelia Island Jazz Festival Week October 3-10, 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 22, 2021   It’s time once…

City Proclaims September 15-October 15, 2021 “National Hispanic Heritage Month”

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 22, 2021 “National Hispanic Heritage Month”…

Musical Fireworks this Weekend in Atlanta!

September 16, 2021

Fiesta de Santa Maria 2021 – This Saturday

Amelia Lifelong Learning Classes Offered This Fall

September 15, 2021

History Museum program on Cuba kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

  In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, our new temporary exhibit will open this Friday. The…

Amelia Musical Playhouse presents: The Oldest Profession

September 15, 2021 Sep 24 – Sep 26 Directed by: Linda Janca Five aging practitioners of the…

Baracoa Artists Exhibit

By Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter September 2021 On September 17, a unique exhibit…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephan R. Leimberg unseenimages.com September 11, 2021 Editor’s note: A native of Wildwood, New Jersey…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Brent Collins August 27, 2021 Editor’s Note: Brent Collins is originally from Pennsylvania. When his…

What’s new at the Cummer Museum

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Media Release 829 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville, Florida 32204 August 31,…

Florida Humanities program on Afro-Caribbean Migration to Florida: September 3

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery – “Places I Have Visited”

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery Press Release August 2021 Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery (PAGG) will…

Fernandina Beach Market Place – 30 tents with arts & crafts, seasonal produce, and more

Fernandina Beach Market Place Press Release Submitted by Judi Mackie August 27, 2021 The Fernandina Beach…

History Museum offers program on September 1

Next up at AMP: Little Women, the musical

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephan R. Leimberg unseenimages.com August 21,  2021 Editor’s note: A native of Wildwood, New Jersey…

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival to launch 21st season with jazz this December

Amelia Island Jazz Festival to celebrate 18th year this October

Guitarist John Pizzarelli and Saxophonist/Clarinetist Ken Peplowski, two legendary and critically acclaimed jazz musicians, will headline…

Arts Alive Nassau student registration open

History Museum program on NE FL’s African American history August 20, 2021

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Bill Birdsong August 14, 2021   Editor’s Note: William Birdsong was born in Jacksonville, Florida…

Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital Announces Date Change for Florida Forum Speaker Tim McGraw

Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital Media Release August 12, 2021   The Women’s Board of…

Second Saturday Artwalk Special Events

Island Art Association Press Release Submitted by Marla McDaniel August 14, 2021 “Island Art Association announces…

Amelia Musical Playhouse presents “Perfect Wedding”

For more information about AMP and to obtain tickets, visit their website: https://www.ameliamusicalplayhouse.com

Amelia Island Book Festival Annual Lunch to be held October 21

Amelia Island Book Festival Submitted by Diana Frank, Author August 6, 2021 The Amelia Island Book…

Wild Amelia announces winners of 2021 Photo Contest

Wild Amelia Press Release Submitted by Jay Kayne August 2, 2021 Wild Amelia is pleased to…

2021 Preservation Awards Nomination Period Now Open

Press Release Salvatore Cumella City of Fernandina Beach 204 Ash Street Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 (904)…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Priscilla Footlik August 1, 2021 Editor’s Note: Although Priscilla Footlik moved from our beautiful island…

Okefenokee Protective Alliance honors favorite photographer

Okefenokee Protective Alliance July 31, 2021

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…