Category Archives: Things to do

Rubio Names Amelia Island Kayak Excursions as the Senate Small Business of the Week

October 23, 2019 Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chairman of the Senate [...]

Southeast Debut Of Acclaimed Musical Comedy “Something Rotten” Officially Opens 100th Season At Theatre Jacksonville

October 23, 2019 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (October 22, 2019) – What do you get when you [...]

Wasabicon is back : October 19-20, 2019

Media Release October 17, 2019 WasabiCon, Jacksonville’s longest running cosplay, anime, gaming, and pop culture [...]

African American film studio featured in Jacksonville Library exhibit and programs

October 11, 2019   Norman Studios Traveling Exhibit  is on display at the Main Jacksonville [...]

NOAA Sponsors Right Whale Festival in New Location on Amelia Island

October 11, 2019 NOAA Fisheries and other dedicated partners are hosting the 11th Annual Right [...]

Amelia Musical Playhouse announces Season 7 line up

August 14, 2019 Amelia Musical Playhouse has announced its line up for the upcoming theater [...]

Customers appreciated at West Marine

Sat, August 24, 2019 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM EDT West Marine 474374 East State [...]

Main Street Social at Salty Pelican August 28, 2019

Fernandina Beach Main Street MEDIA RELEASE August 14, 2019 – 11:00 a.m. The Salty Pelican [...]

2019-2020 Florida Forum Series speakers announced

Woman’s Board MEDIA RELEASE The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital proudly announces the speakers [...]

Amelia Island Celebrates Shrimping History during “Shrimp Days of Summer”

Amelia Island CVB Media Release July 9, 2019 1:00 a.m. When it comes to shrimp, [...]

Military paddlers to land at Fernandina Beach Marina Saturday, June 15

According to local blogger Dave Scott, on Saturday, June 15, some 65 kayakers, paddle boaters, [...]

Evening of Motown and silent auction

Amelia Musical Playhouse June 12, 2019   AMP presents An Evening of Motown June 27, [...]

Volunteers needed for Bosque Bello Clean Up on June 22

Media Release June 4, 2019 11:00 a.m. June 3, 2019 In cooperation with the City [...]

The Fernandina Beach Community Cleans Up: May 31

May 30, 2019 4:00 p.m.

Auditions at Amelia Musical Playhouse Sunday June 9 at 6:00 pm for “An Evening of One Acts”.

Submitted by Jill Dillingham Amelia Musical Playhouse May 23, 2019 1:45 p.m. Show dates – [...]

ACT announces auditions for “The Savannah Sipping Society” June 2

Amelia Community Theatre May 23, 2019 6:43 p.m.

Beyond the Badges Scholarship Police/Fire Basketball Game: May 24th, 2019

Fernandina Beach Fire Department MEDIA RELEASE May 22, 2019 The Fernandina Beach Police Department and [...]

Jacksonville Symphony Patriotic Pops concerts May 24, 25

Submitted by Pat Murray ARIAS May 15, 2019 There is a Symphony bus scheduled for [...]

The Drowsy Chaperone begins its run at AMP on May 16

Submitted by Karen Harper Amelia Musical Playhouse May 14, 2019 To chase his blues away, [...]

Master Gardener Plant Sale – May 11

May 7, 2019 4:00 p.m.

Preservation House Tour May 11 in Fernandina Beach

May 7, 2019 11:00 a.m. To purchase tickets click here.

Tobi needs a home

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 19, 2019 – 11:30 a.m. [...]

Fernandina Beach’s 56th Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival on Amelia Island

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 17, 2019 1:03 p.m. Amelia [...]

Celebrate Migratory Bird Day Saturday April 13 at Fort Caroline

MEDIA RELEASE April 11, 2019 1:00 p.m. Jacksonville, Fla., April 10, 2019 – Timucuan Parks [...]

TripAdvisor names Fernandina Beach to list of 17 Beautiful Small Towns To Visit

MEDIA RELEASE April 6, 2019 9:25 a.m. According to the travel site TripAdvisor: “Fernandina Beach [...]

Girl Scouts of Gateway Council announces summer camps

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 28, 2019) – Girl Scouts of Gateway Council (GSGC) proudly announces 2019 [...]

Derrick Henry to highlight Best of Preps awards on May 17

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 1, 2019 10:30 a.m. Yulee’s [...]

Talbot Islands State Parks Host Leave No Trace Events March 25, 26

Timucuan Parks Foundation MEDIA RELEASE March 23, 2019 11:00 a.m. Timucuan Parks Foundation is pleased [...]

City Recycle Event & Food Drive to be held on March 30, 2019

March 15, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Timucuan Parks Foundation, AARP and Women of Color Cultural Foundation Host Healthy Living: March into Spring

KWHITE COMMUNICATIONS Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., March 14, 2019 – Timucuan Parks Foundation, AARP and [...]

Spring Clean-Up at Bosque Bello Cemetery: March 23, 2029

March 10, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Amelia Island Concours Week & 24th Annual Concours d’Elegance begins March 7

Amelia Island Convention and Visitor Bureau Media Release March 3, 2019 5:00 p.m. The Amelia [...]

National Consumer Protection Week 2019 Kicks Off Sunday, March 3

Federal Trade Commission MEDIA RELEASE March 1, 2019 The Federal Trade Commission and its federal, [...]

Maryville College Concert Choir to perform in Fernandina Beach March 7

Maryville College MEDIA RELEASE February 21, 2019 The Maryville College Concert Choir (Maryville, Tenn.) will [...]

Upcoming Nassau County Library programs

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 20, 2019 At the February [...]

County Beach Community Working Group will hold first meeting February 26

from The County Insider February 19, 2019 9:20 a.m. On December 19, 2018, the Board [...]

Legislative Delegation Chair Rep. Cord Byrd Announces Nassau Delegation Meeting February 25

  Media Release February 5, 2019 11:59 a.m. YULEE, Fla.– Jan. 29, 2019– State Representative [...]

City to celebrate Arbor Day Friday

January 16, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Course offering: Living on a Fragile Barrier Island

Submitted by Christine Harmon Amelia Island Beach and Marine Life Conservancy January 9, 2019 10:00 [...]

Free Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Special Event and Commemoration at the Cummer January 21

Cummer Museum MEDIA RELEASE January 5, 2019 2:00 p.m. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —The Cummer Museum of [...]

Celebrating the life and legacy of The Beach Lady on January 13

Submitted by Adrienne Burke January 4, 2018 11:00 a.m. Friends and family of American Beach, [...]

Nassau County Legislative Delegation will meet in Yulee on January 3

Office of State Senator Aaron Bean Media Release December 20, 2018 11:00 a.m. YULEE, Fla.– [...]

Trip Advisor names Fernandina Beach one of 15 Most Romantic FL Getaways for Couples

  Trip Advisor Media Release December 12, 2018 1:00 p.m. For a complete listing of [...]

Sign up to learn more about the workings of city government

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst December 9, 2018 4:00 p.m. As [...]

Gateway Council Announces Family Tailgate and Girl Scout Cookie Kickoff December 16

Gateway Council Media Release December 8, 2018 1:00 p.m. Girl Scouts of Gateway Council announces [...]

Family event at Fernandina Beach Library Branch on December 1

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager November 30, 2018 11:00 a.m. [...]

4th Annual Guns & Hoses Event: December 8

November 28, 2018 5:00 p.m. From:  The Nassau County Insider -Sabrina Robertson County Manager’s Office [...]

Leadership Nassau alumni event November 28

Leadership Nassau Media Release November 19, 2018 Calling all Leadership Nassau Alumni “The Five R’s” [...]

Jammin’ in their jammies the day after Thanksgiving!

November 19, 2018 1:00 p.m.

2018 Tree lighting scheduled for November 24

November 18, 2018 4:07 p.m.

Arts & Antique Show to benefit Wolfson Children’s Hospital: Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

MEDIA RELEASE   The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital proudly announces the 2018 Art [...]

Mary Duffy to speak at Wild Nite – Nov 13

Wild Nite Press Release Submitted by Kathy Brooks [email protected] November 13, 2018 3:24 p.m. Mary [...]

Play Bingo — Win Designer Purses

Press Release November 10, 2018 9:00 a.m. With the holiday season upon us, Special Olympics [...]

Public art display on Amelia Island during “Right Whale Month”

By Cindy Jackson Reporter Photos courtesy of Lauri deGaris November 6, 2018 10:00 a.m. On [...]

Public invited to Amelia Tree Conservancy meeting November 8

October 27, 2018 9:30 a.m.   Annual Business Meeting Thursday, November 8, 6:00-8:00. Location:  Fernandina Beach [...]

Sea Turtle update at October Wild Nite

Wild Amelia Press Release Contact: Kathy Brooks [email protected] October 23, 2018 3:00 p.m. On Tuesday, [...]

Free art film series 3rd Sunday of the month: October 21

October 20, 2018 8:06 a.m. Island Art Association Presents: “Sundays on Second Street” Movie Series [...]

7th annual Wasabicon to be held in Jacksonville October 20-21

MEDIA CONTACT: Danielle Garbett, WasabiCon 2018 Event Coordinator (407) 536-9272 [email protected] (JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, October 9, [...]

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 14, 2018 1:00 p.m. by Ari Lazarus Consumer Education Specialist, FTC October is spooky [...]

Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale – October 20

October 12, 2018 2:00 p.m.

Cemetery resource protection training in Callahan October 19

October 10, 2018 1:00 p.m.

Dr Jorge Febles to speak on José Martí – Historical Society Monday, Oct 8

Duncan Lamont Clinch Historical Society Press Release Submitted by Teen Peterson September 24, 2018 10:00 [...]

Nassau County Career Fair October 11

October 6, 2018 12:41 p.m.