Category Archives: Things to do

And Now, a Food Truck for Crepes: The Real Deal!

By Dylan Bailey Food trucks have been steadily gaining popularity for their unique offerings and [...]

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Espana: In New Hands, but as Good as Ever

By Dylan Bailey Tucked away on South Fourth Street, España Restaurant & Tapas has been [...]

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First-Class Italian, But Not Where You’d Expect It

By Dylan Bailey While cruising along A1A, you might notice a seemingly ordinary Italian spot [...]

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Yummy Sushi Is, Well, Pretty Darned Yummy

By Dylan Bailey Stashed behind LUV Car Wash, Yummy Sushi is a relatively new exponent [...]

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7 Brew: Drive-Thru Only, but Heavenly Coffees

By Dylan Bailey It’s not every day you see a new coffee shop opening within [...]

Baba’s Brings Authentic Mediterranean Cuisine to Fernandina

By Dylan Bailey If you’re a foodie with a taste for Mediterranean cuisine, then you’re [...]

Ciao! Italian the Way It Should Be Done

By Dylan BaileyIn the vibrant heart of Fernandina Beach, Florida, there’s a little gem known [...]

Like a Breakfast to Write Home About? Try the Southern Donut Company

By Dylan BaileyIf you’re a breakfast aficionado craving gourmet donuts, hearty meals, and artisan coffee, [...]

Mezcal: New, Exciting and Authentically Mexican

Lined up for Mezcal Spirit of Oaxaca By Dylan Bailey Nothing quite matches the excitement [...]

People Who Love Japanese Food Love Fancy Sushi

By Dylan Bailey For great tasting Japanese cuisine, Fancy Sushi stands out from the crowd. [...]

Nana Teresa Has a Story — And Boy, Can She Bake

By Dylan BaileyNana Teresa’s Bake Shop is a special place. It has captivated the hearts [...]

Garden Street Bistro: A Fernandina Beach Jewel

By Dylan Bailey A hidden gem nestled in Fernandina Beach is Garden Street Bistro. A [...]

Cafe Karibo: Charming Setting, Great Food

By Dylan Bailey Nestled in the heart of historic Fernandina Beach, Cafe Karibo stands as [...]

An Inspiring Journey: Clarence and His Bagel Shop

By Dylan BaileyAloha Bagel is not just a popular bagel shop in Fernandina Beach; it’s [...]

Thai Spice Cafe: A Bit Pricey, But Worth It

  By Dylan Bailey I had been craving Thai food all week, which is strange [...]

The Game’s Afoot at Amelia Community Theatre

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson travel to the moors of Devonshire for their latest case [...]

Island BBQ: A Fever Dream of Buffet Choices

By Dylan Bailey One of my favorite things about Amelia Island is the diversity of [...]

Aloha Bagel Is a Feast for More Than Your Eyes

By Dylan Bailey Aloha Bagel and Deli made waves when it opened its doors in [...]

Disc Golf at Simmons Road Park Will Get a Look

By Mike Lednovich A disc golf group pitching Simmons Road Park property as the site [...]

This Hot New Place in Yulee Will Make You Happy

By Dylan Bailey On its website, Grumpy’s Restaurant says it is bringing dining back to [...]

Just Truckin’ to Hot Dog House FL

By Dylan Bailey Over the past few years, food trucks have found a new footing [...]

It’s Blueberry Season — and a Season for Ancient Stories

By Lauri deGaris Blueberries are native to North America and can be found in every [...]

A Big Saturday Coming Up

Dec.10 in Fernandina Beach will be big. Not only will both the Market Place farmers [...]

Nao Trinidad Returning

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Magellan-Elcano expedition. Ferdinand Magellan, admiral of the [...]

Fall Is the Time for Community Events

As summer fades into fall, local events return. Here is a sampling from the Amelia [...]

FWC to meet July 13 and 14 in Jacksonville

July 2, 2022 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet in person [...]

Oh Snap! Fishing Announces 2022 Red Snapper Fishing Tournament, July 8-9

Jacksonville, Fla. –– June 30, 2022 –– Oh Snap! Fishing today announced its second annual [...]

Anything Goes at Amelia Musical Playhouse

Anything Goes Jun 30 – Jul 10 Come on a cruise this summer with a [...]

Coming to the Cummer on June 25

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens 829 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville, Florida 32204Phone: 904.356.6857   This exhibition [...]

Recreational red snapper season starts June 17 in Gulf state and federal waters off Florida

FWC Press Release June 18, 2022 The recreational red snapper season will start June 17 [...]

Happening at the History Museum

Amelia Island Museum of History | 233 South 3rd Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034   [...]

Fernandina Beach & Wildlight Market Place Opens on Saturday Come Rain or Shine

Fernandina Beach Market Place Submitted by Judie Mackie June 2, 2022 The Fernandina Beach Market [...]

Fernandina Beach Market Place offerings for Saturday

Fernandina Beach Market Place Submitted by Judie Mackie May 24, 2022 Memorial Day Weekend is [...]

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Presents the 21st Season Final Concert – Beer & G-Strings – Musical Fireworks

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Press Release May 12, 2022   BEER & G-STRINGS – [...]

Nassau County Extension Services offers Irrigation Workshop

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager May 11, 2022 The Nassau [...]

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Presents Webinar “Your Ancestor’s FAN Club: Using Cluster Research to Get Past Brick Walls” – May 17

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Press Release Submitted by Rob Portegies-Zwart Program Chair May 11, 2022 [...]

AMP presents “The Color Purple”

May 9, 2022 The Color Purple May 19-22, 26-29 THE COLOR PURPLE is an inspiring [...]

Main Street fundraiser May 29: “Stripes & Stars, Let’s Hit the Bars” Bar Crawl

Fernandina Beach Main Street Press Release May 9, 2022 Fernandina Beach Main Street is announcing [...]

Theatre Jacksonville announces its 103rd season

Press Release May 3, 2022 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 19, 2022) – For the first time [...]

Main Street & City of Fernandina Beach Preservation tour to take place May 7 – Volunteers needed

City of Fernandina Beach May 3, 2022 We need your help! Our Preservation Tour is [...]

The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Presents an Afternoon of Family Fun on May 7

      May 2, 2022 “The Legend of Peer Gynt” — An Afternoon of [...]

2022 Schedule for Shrimp Festival

Shrimp Festival April 28, 2022 [...]

Amelia Island Beach Ambassadors in search for volunteers

Amelia Island Beach Ambassadors Press Release Submitted by Shari Roan April 26, 2022</strong Beach Ambassadors [...]

Shrimply the best! Shrimp Festival returns this weekend!

April 28, 2022 Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 28, 2022 [...]

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Presents the Mighty Oak Music & Makers Festival April 30

Press Release April 27, 2022 April 25, 2022 — JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Cummer Museum of [...]

Grouper, hogfish and blueline tilefish seasons reopen May 1 in Atlantic

Press Release April 26, 2022     The following species will reopen to recreational harvest [...]

Nassau County Bird Club schedules field trip to Crane Island – April 30

Nassau County Amelia Island Bird Club Press Release By Bill Goerge April 26, 2022 A [...]

‘FAST and LOOSE’ Oil & Acrylic Workshop – May 21

Island Art Association Press Release Submitted by Ginger Bender April 25, 2022 “FAST and LOOSE”  [...]

Arts in the Park Festival at Crooked River State Park – May 7

Friends of Crooked River State Park Press Release By Mary Love April 23, 2022 Friends [...]

Plant Sale Saturday at Central Park – 9 – 1

City of Fernandina Beach April 22, 2022 [...]

Painting Figures & Faces with the Palette Knife – May 18

Island Art Ed Center Press Release April 19, 2022 [...]

Arts in the Park Festival at Crooked River State Park – May 7

Crooked River State Park Press Release April 13, 2022 Friends of Crooked River State Park [...]

Main Street and City of Fernandina Beach Preservation Tour discounted tickets available for purchase

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release Submitted by Mary Hamburg April 11, 2022 Tickets [...]

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival presents the Zukerman Trio

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Media Release April 18, 2022 Friday, April 22nd at 7:30 PM [...]

History Museum schedules Spring Jail Break for May 5, 2022

Jail Breaks are trips and experiences designed exclusively for Members of the Amelia Island Museum [...]

4-H Summer Camps announced

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager April 16, 2022   Are [...]

Music News from Jacksonville Public Media

April 16, 2022 GET TICKETS [...]

History Museum program on Florida’s Water Stories April 15

April 12, 2022 3rd on 3rd Lecture Friday, April 15, at 6pm This talk examines [...]

Matilda the Musical opens at Amelia Community Theatre on April 14

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release By Linda McClane April 11, 2022 Amelia Community Theatre presents [...]

The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Presents Bluegrass Legends: The Gibson Brothers

AICMF Press Release April 12, 2022 Amelia Island, FL — The Amelia Island Chamber Music [...]

Arts in the Park Festival at Crooked River State Park – May 7

Arts in the Park Press Release April 10, 2022 Friends of Crooked River State Park [...]

Summer theatre camps at Amelia Community Theatre

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release By Linda McClane April 8, 2022 Registration is open for [...]

“Zen your business from the inside out” subject of next American Business Women’s meeting on April 12

American Business Women’s Eight Flags Chapter Press Release April 8, 2012 Barbara Trapp, a Certified [...]

April Wild Nite: The amazing horseshoe crab – April 12

Wild Amelia Submitted by Jay Kayne Contact Jay Kayne [email protected] April 8, 2022   Every [...]

Free CommUNITY Easter Celebration is back! Saturday, April 9

First Presbyterian Church Memorial United Methodist Church April 7, 2022   [...]

History Museum announces Summer Camp 2022

April 6, 2022 Explore, discover, and learn! Come create your own history with items from the past. [...]

Duncan Lamont Clinch Historical Society presents the “History of the Fernandina Beach Fire Department” – Monday, April 11

Duncan Lamont Clinch Historical Society Submitted by Teen Peterson April 5, 2022   Speaker:  Fernandina [...]