Category Archives: Things to do

Second Saturday Artwalk Special Events

Island Art Association Press Release Submitted by Marla McDaniel August 14, 2021 “Island Art Association [...]

#NassauCountySelfie Day is August 15th

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager August 13, 2021 Please note: [...]

Ready for some laughs during these trying times?

  Fernandina Beach, Fla. (August 11, 2021)—Fernandina Beach Main Street will present Main Street Comedy [...]

Timucuan Parks Foundation Presents Author and Columnist Mark Woods at its Exhibition at the Beaches Museum

Press Release August 11, 2021 Timucuan Parks Foundation and the Beaches Museum will host Author [...]

Amelia Musical Playhouse presents “Perfect Wedding”

For more information about AMP and to obtain tickets, visit their website: [...]

Rest of 2021 Promises “Eventful” Escape to Amelia Island

Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Media Release August 6, 2021   Amelia Island, Florida [...]

Spiny lobster seasons start soon

Press Release July 31, 2021   The 2021 spiny lobster season opens with the two-day [...]

Save the Date: FWC Redfish Summit August 24 in Ocala

SAVE THE DATE: Redfish Summit 2021 Please join us for a day-long public discussion on redfish [...]

Fernandina Beach Market Place – Squash, Zucchini and more . . .

Fernandina Beach Market Place Press Release Submitted by Judi Mackie July 21, 2021 We have [...]

Chamber offers Campaign School and Community Leadership Training Program

Media Release Nassau County, FL (July 20, 2021) Have you ever wondered how people get elected [...]

Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks Host July 21 Workday at Castaway Island Preserve

Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., July 19, 2021 – Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks will be [...]

Hot Topics: 5 Things Small Businesses Can Do to Improve Security Posture

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Press Release July 18, 2021 Nassau County, FL (July 13, [...]

Dance Festival Back on Stage and around Amelia this September

Amelia Island Dance Festival Press Release Facebook Contact:  Susan Dodge, AIDF 646-642-3121 July 14, [...]

Discussing the Future of Fernandina Beach with the Comp Plan/LDC Working Group

Comp Plan/LDC Working Group Amelia Tree Conservancy MEDIA RELEASE July 13, 2021 Please note:  This [...]

It’s almost time for the Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo!

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 13, 2021 The Fernandina Beach [...]

Atlantic red snapper season to begin; anglers can help FWC gather data

Media Release July 9, 2021   Researchers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission [...]

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

Plantation Artists’ Guild Press Release July 9, 2021     Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery [...]

Nassau County reschedules Movie in the Park to July 10, 2021

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager July 8, 2021   7/2/21 [...]

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, [...]

Red, White & Blues Concerts on July 4th

July 1, 2021   Story & Song Neighborhood Bookstore Bistro 1430 Park Avenue Amelia Island, [...]

Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks Host Volunteer Opportunities on July 5 and 7

The July 5 event is at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park and the July 7 event [...]

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 [...]

Cole Porter’s Musical Comedy “Kiss Me Kate”

Amelia Musical Playhouse Press Release Submitted by Jill Dillingham June 29, 2021 Every now and [...]

Amelia Island Shells to unveil Fourth of July Flag at Main Beach Saturday, June 26

Amelia Island Shells Contact: Wendy Rodgers 904-772-4096 June 25, 2021 Amelia Island Shells invites the [...]

Free Movie Night! – June 26

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 23, 2021   6/22/21 [...]

Fernandina Beach seeks input from citizens on Vision 2045

Media Release Submitted by Kelly Gibson Fernandina Beach Planning Director June 18, 2021 Envisioning Our [...]

🍻ESPAÑA @ MOCAMA🍻 on June 28th

Media Release Mocama June 19, 2021 We are excited to announce a partnership event with [...]

Cross the Line Paddle for Veterans Saturday, June 19, 2021

Media Release June 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm Join Cross the Line [...]

The “Invader Raiders” tackle invasive plants at city parks – More volunteers needed

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release – June 15, 2021     “The Invader Raiders,” [...]

Free “Movie Night in the Park” at Yulee Athletic Field sponsored by Nasssau County Recreation

Nassau County Insider June 11, 2021     This event will take place on Saturday, [...]

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 [...]

Nao Santa Maria scheduled to arrive in Fernandina today at 4:00 p.m.

Submitted by Sunne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 2, 2021 Fernandina Beach City [...]

Fernandina Beach to observe Memorial Day 2021 on May 31

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 30, 2021 The City of [...]

Reception for Folk Art Exhibit “Just Above Water: Florida Folk Art” – Fernandina Beach Branch Library – Saturday

Friends of the Library Press Release Submitted by Holey Folly Communications Chair May 27,  2021 [...]

Jekyll and Hyde the musical at AMP

Amelia Musical Playhouse Submitted by Jill Dillingham May 18, 2021 The story of Jekyll and [...]

Experimental Aircraft Association to hold “Flying Start” informational program – Saturday, May 15

Experimental Aircraft Association Press Release Contact: Tom Piscitello [email protected] May 14, 2021 Those who have [...]

May Third on Third speaker Frank Ofeldt to discuss “Fort Clinch, Fernandina and the Civil War” – May 21

Amelia Island Museum of History Submitted by Summer Bias Curator May 14, 2021 [...]

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, [...]

Celebrate the model home village Grand Opening at Tributary – May 22

Greenpointe Developers Press Release May 12, 2021 Six new decorated model homes by Dream Finders [...]

Amelia Lifelong Learning – Late Spring 2021 Classes

Amelia Lifelong Learning Press Release Contact # for message: 904-297-8564 May 13, 2021 Amelia Lifelong [...]

Peter and the Wolf – A family concert to be held May 22

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Press Release Contact: Eric Sakurai [email protected] May 11, 2021 On [...]

FWC launches the new Florida Fishing Pier Finder

Media Release May 8, 2021 Are you looking for a place to fish from shore? [...]

32nd annual Wolfson Children’s Hospital Bass Tournament in Palatka May 15

Saturday May 15, 2021 • at Safe Light Palatka City Dock and Boat Ramp & [...]

New exhibit opening at Shady Ladies Art

Shady Ladies Art Press Release May 5, 2021 Shady Ladies Art welcomes R. Nico Ramos [...]

Wild Nite to feature Dr. Josh Gellers

Wild Amelia Press Release Submitted by Jay Kayne [email protected] May 4, 2021 The final Wild [...]

Annual “Highway to Help Heroes Charity Drive” opens registration for 2021 event

May 3, 2021 All proceeds will benefit the Fraternal Order of Police Foundation and K9s [...]

Florida Nature Trackers: A Day of Discovery at L. Kirk Edwards WEA

A Day of Discovery at L. Kirk Edwards Wildlife and Environmental Area By Ben Rangel [...]

FSCJ to Host Virtual Form Your Future: Financial Aid Homestretch on May 11

Media Release April 28, 2021 Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ), in partnership with Earn [...]

All roads lead to “Amelia’s Grand Motoring Hangar Night”

Grand Motoring Hangar Night Press Release April 28, 2021   Popular annual motoring film festival [...]

The prestigious “Amelia” spotlights Dr. Cade’s prized President

Media Release Cade Museum April 27, 2021   Dr. James Robert Cade, the trailblazing namesake [...]

“Give it a Shot for Literacy” at Amelia Shotgun Sports – May 22

April 24, 2021 Editor’s Note:  To register click on Ferst Readers poster below. [...]

ACT opens registration for two summer camps

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

The Annual St Marys River Cleanup scheduled for April 24 needs volunteers!

Press Release April 22, 2021 In celebration of Earth Day the St Marys Riverkeeper and [...]

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 [...]

YMCA launches “Virtual Platform” to extend full suite of fitness offerings to member at home

YMCA Press Release April 19, 2021 The virtual Y will give members access to their [...]

23rd Annual St. Marys River Cleanup scheduled for Saturday, April 24, 2021

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Lynda Bell, Executive Director Keep Nassau Beautiful [email protected] Contact: Jen Fabrick, Volunteer [...]

Amelia Lifelong Learning Spring 2021 Classes

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

Saturday is Passport Day at the Fernandina Beach Library Branch

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager April 14, 2021   4/14/21 [...]

Field trip by Amelia Island Bird Club to Fort Clinch – Saturday, April 24

Amelia Island Bird Club Contact: Bill George 612-709-4998 April 14, 2021 Spring Migration has started [...]

Donations and Drafts for Nassau Habitat for Humanity, Inc

Habitat for Humanity Press Release Debby Ruble Affiliate Manager Jadera Kraus Assistant Affiliate Manager April [...]

Front Porch Beads to host “Arts & Crafts Pop-Up Sale” – Sunday, April 18

By Karen Thompson Features Reporter April 14, 2021     Front Porch Beads will host [...]

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

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release By Linda McClane April 12, 2021   Amelia Community Theatre [...]