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AMELIA ISLAND EVENT CALENDAR

Annual and recurring events:

Artrageous Artwalk is held on the second Saturday of every month


Sounds on Centre: first Friday of every month (except in May its Shrimp Festival)
Fernandina Beach Market Place Farmers Market: every Saturday
o Farmers Market tour and cooking class 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Amelia
Island Culinary Academy with Chef Bill.
o http://www.ameliacooking.com/farmers-market-tour-class/
Mixology tour: every Friday and Saturday at 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
o VENUE: Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island
o Tour Amelia Island's downtown local bars and meet the bartenders who will be
mixing up delicious concoctions just for you while learning about the history
behind each location
o http://ameliaislanddowntowntastingtours.com/
Amelia Island Ghost Tour every Friday at 6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. at the Cemetery behind
St Peter's Episcopal Church
o Guests will learn Amelia Island ghost stories as they tiptoe through dark streets
and walk in the footsteps of a bygone era. http://ameliamuseum.org/purchasetickets/

FEBRUARYAmelia Island Book Festival


MARCHAmelia Island Concours dElegance
APRILAnnual Katie Ride for Life
MAY Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival > always the first week of May
Wild Amelia Nature Festival
Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival
JUNE Rendezvous Festival debut
JULYAUGUSTSEPTEMBER Amelia Island Blues Festival- THERE WAS NO BLUES FESTIVAL IN 2015
OCTOBER Amelia Island Jazz Festival- NOTHING LISTED FOR 2016 YET
8 Flags Car Show, Amelia Cruizers
NOVEMBER History of the American Soldier at Fort Clinch State Park
Amelia Island Ritz-Carlton Christmas Tree Lighting, Life-Sized Gingerbread Revelation
DECEMBER Dickens on Centre- dates not yet listed
Amelia Island Holiday Historic Home Tour- dates not yet listed
Amelia Island Holiday Cookie Tour of Bed & Breakfast Inns
March 5
RELAY FOR LIFE FERNANDINA BEACH/YULEE

TIME: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.


VENUE: Main Beach
American Cancer Societys Relay for Life Fernandina Beach/Yulee event celebrates
survivorship and helps raise funds for cancer research, education, advocacy and services.
http://www.cancer.org/involved/participate/app/event-search
FERNANDINA BEACH MARKET PLACE FARMERS MARKET
TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
VENUE: Historic, downtown
Find the freshest locally grown and homemade goods at the Fernandina Beach Market Place
Farmers Market every Saturday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
http://fernandinabeachmarketplace.com/about/
"FRAT HOUSE" AT AMELIA MUSICAL PLAYHOUSE
TIME: 7:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Amelia Musical Playhouse
A comedic musical featuring Gospel, dance and rap music, about the son of a pastor named
Thomas, who heads off to college and joins a fraternity against his fathers wishes.
http://www.ameliamusicalplayhouse.com/
March 9
COFFEE AND COMMUNITY CONNECT
TIME: 8-9 a.m.
VENUE: Florida Blue Center
Light breakfast and coffee while building relationships with local businesses and community
members at the Florida Blue Center. Learn about what the Florida Blue team has to offer.
March 10-20
AMELIA CONCOURS WEEK
TIME: All Day
VENUE: various locations
The Amelia Concours d'Elegance is every car lovers dream. Its a week long event that includes
Bonham's Auction, Gooding & Co., the Festival of Speed, and for the first year ever, The Amelia
Island Vintage Gran Prix.
https://www.ameliaconcours.org/
March 10
BONHAMS AUCTION - AMELIA CONCOURS WEEK
TIME: All Day
VENUE: TBA
BECKY'S NEW CAR
TIME: 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Amelia Community Theatre, Studio 209
A comedy about a peculiar millionaire going through a midlife crisis that walks into a dealership
and turns the salespersons lied upside while keeping the audience laughing.
http://www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org/

March 11-13
AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE
TIME: All Day
VENUE: The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, The Golf Course of Amelia Island and other locations
The Amelia Concours d'Elegance is every car lovers dream.
March 11
GOODING & CO. AUCTION - AMELIA CONCOURS WEEK
TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
VENUE: Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Gooding & Companys East Coast auction commemorates the prestigious Amelia Island
weekend of collector events.
THE WORLD OF JOSE GARCIA ART EXHIBIT
TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
VENUE: Island Art Association
Tegal Art presents Amelia Islands own local artist, Jose Gracia in a two-day Art Exhibit and
Sale in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach. Get an exclusive look at Joses new alcohol inks
or take his vibrant and tropical work home with you.
http://www.ameliaislander.com/2016/02/the-colorful-world-of-jose-garcia/
DUPONT REGISTRY LIVE AEROPORT RECEPTION
TIME: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
VENUE: Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport
Experience the world's most exotic cars and premium luxury lifestyle product displays.
https://www.ameliaconcours.org/dupont-registry-live-aeroport-reception.aspx
BECKY'S NEW CAR
TIME: 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Amelia Community Theatre, Studio 209
A comedy about a peculiar millionaire going through a midlife crisis that walks into a dealership
and turns the salespersons lied upside while keeping the audience laughing.
http://www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org/
FESTIVALS OF SPEED LUXURY LIFESTYLE COCKTAIL RECEPTION
TIME: 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
VENUE: Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
The event kicks off Friday night, March 11, with a luxury lifestyle cocktail reception featuring an
incredible display of the world's most exotic cars, custom created motorcycles, and luxury
lifestyle products.
March 12
FERNANDINA BEACH MARKET PLACE FARMERS MARKET
TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
VENUE: Historic, downtown

CARS & COFFEE AT THE CONCOURS PRESENTED BY HEACOCK CLASSIC CAR


INSURANCE
TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
VENUE: The Golf Club of Amelia Island
Cars & Coffee at the Concours, presented by Heacock Classic Car Insurance, is a free and
family-friendly event taking place Saturday, March 12, 2016, from 9AM-1PM. Over 250 classic
and exotic cars from local car clubs will be displayed on the 10th and 18th fairways of the Golf
Club of Amelia Island. Vehicles must be pre-registered to participate.
FESTIVALS OF SPEED DISPLAY OF EXOTICS
TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
VENUE: Omni Amelia Island Plantation Golf Fairway
This event showcases an array of vintage and contemporary vehicles of all makes and models,
and offers the opportunity to view some of the world's most exotic supercars, custom
motorcycles, watercraft, and other extraordinary vehicles. Ticketed event; purchase tickets
through website.
8TH ANNUAL CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH RIB COOK-OFF
TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
VENUE: Main Beach Park
Annual Parks and Recreation Spring BBQ Competition
RM SOTHEBY'S AMELIA ISLAND AUCTION
TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
VENUE: The Ritz-Carlton
Presenting an incredible selection of the world's most desirable automobiles at the prestigious
Ritz-Carlton. Admission is for registered bidders, sellers and qualified media only.

ARTRAGEOUS ARTWALK
TIME: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
VENUE: Island Art Association
Enjoy a variety of the art from water colors and acrylics to pottery and photography at the Island
Association on the second Saturday of every month from 5 - 8p.m.
March 13
PIANIST SAM HAYWOOD - LIVE IN CONCERT - AMELIA ISLAND CHAMBER MUSIC
FESTIVAL
TIME: 5-7 p.m.
VENUE: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
Piano virtuoso, Sam Haywood, was awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society's Julius Isserlis
prize at age 13 and has performed in major venues around the world. He is also a composer
and artistic director of London's Solent Music Festival.

March 15
LEADERSHIP ALUMNI SPRING EVENT
TIME: 5:30- 7:30 p.m.
VENUE: Chem Cell Club
Oysters, Chili, Hot Dogs, Drinks and networking event. $10 for members $15 for non members
Please RSVP to information@leadershipnassaualumni.com by March 8th.
March 17-20
AMELIA ISLAND VINTAGE GRAN PRIX
TIME: All Day
VENUE: Amelia River Golf Club
The Amelia Island Vintage Gran Prix, presented by Sportscar Vintage Racing Association, will
make its debut March 17-20, 2016, at the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, with spectator
access through The Amelia River Golf Course.

CONCERTO - A DOCUMENTARY FILM - PRESENTED BY THE AMELIA ISLAND CHAMBER


MUSIC FESTIVAL
TIME: 7:30 - 9:30p.m.
VENUE: Amelia Baptist Church
Concerto, a powerful and moving video of forgiveness and redemption, delves into the family life
of Christopher Rex, the Festival's general and artistic director. Mr. Rex will be present to discuss
the film after its showing.
SPAMALOT
TIME: 7:30p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Amelia Musical Playhouse
SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a
bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people.
March 18-20
SLIDE INTO SPRING
TIME: All Day
VENUE: TBD
Slide into Spring returns for it's third year in 2016 and promises to raise the bar for live music
offered in Fernandina Beach. This fundraiser for 8 Flags Playscapes offers the perfect blend of
music, beach and beer! The music lineup is being put together as we speak, so stay tuned for
announcements.
March 18
SPAMALOT
TIME: 7:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Amelia Musical Playhouse
SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a
bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people.

March 19
FERNANDINA BEACH MARKET PLACE FARMERS MARKET
TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
VENUE: Historic, downtown
SPAMALOT
TIME: 7:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Amelia Musical Playhouse
SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a
bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people.
http://www.ameliamusicalplayhouse.com/
March 24
SPAMALOT
TIME: 7:30p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Amelia Musical Playhouse
SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a
bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people.
http://www.ameliamusicalplayhouse.com/
March 25
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL DOG SURFING COMPETITION
TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
VENUE: Main Beach
Dog surfing, dock diving, Frisbee dogs and more!
http://dockdogs.com/eventscal/2016-florida-international-dog-surfing-championship/
BALLROOM AMELIA - LATIN DANCE PARTY
TIME: 7:30 - 10:00 p.m.
VENUE: Ballroom On Amelia
Come enjoy a lesson and open Latin dance night.
SPAMALOT
TIME: 7:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Amelia Musical Playhouse
SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a
bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people.
http://www.ameliamusicalplayhouse.com/
March 26
FERNANDINA BEACH MARKET PLACE FARMERS MARKET
TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
VENUE: Historic, downtown
Join your family, neighbors and friends at this true farmers market where every Saturday
farmers, growers, and producers sell locally grown and homemade goods to those living in, and
visiting, our friendly little community.

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL DOG SURFING COMPETITION


TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
VENUE: Main Beach
Dog surfing, dock diving, Frisbee dogs and more!
SILHOUETTE ARTIST AT VILLA VILLEKULA
TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
VENUE: Villa Villekulla Neighborhood Toy Store
Third generation silhouette artist, Erik Johnson will be at Villa Villekulla Toys creating hand-cut
custom silhouettes.
JACKSONVILLE ARMADA FAN DAY
TIME: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
VENUE: Florida Blue Center
Bring the family and your team spirit for a Jacksonville Armada meet and greet! Autographs and
photo opportunities available, as well as FREE prizes for all ages! *While supplies last
SPAMALOT
TIME: 7:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Amelia Musical Playhouse
SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a
bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people.
http://www.ameliamusicalplayhouse.com/
March 28
"THE CLEAN HOUSE" AT AMELIA MUSICAL PLAYHOUSE
TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Amelia Musical Playhouse
A staged reading of "The Clean House" by Sarah Ruhl
http://www.ameliamusicalplayhouse.com/
April 1
SOUNDS ON CENTRE
TIME: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
VENUE: Centre Street in downtown Fernandina Beach
Music fills the streets of downtown Fernandina Beach on the first Friday of every month by
talented musical performers and bands. Residents and tourist alike get the opportunity to relax
with blankets and chairs or dance through the street while listening to free live music.
http://soundsoncentre.com/
April 1-3
SPAMALOT
TIME: 7:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Amelia Musical Playhouse

SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a
bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people.
http://www.ameliamusicalplayhouse.com/
April 9
ARTRAGEOUS ARTWALK
TIME: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
VENUE: Island Art Association
Find the freshest locally grown and homemade goods at the Fernandina Beach Market Place
Farmers Market every Saturday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
http://fernandinabeachmarketplace.com/about/
April 10
CHRISTIANIA TRIO LIVE IN CONCERT - AMELIA ISLAND CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
TIME: 5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
Christopher Rex, general and artistic director of the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival,
joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as Principal Cellist in 1979, the same year in which he
became the first cellist ever to win the string prize in the biennial Young Artists Competition of
the National Federation of Music Clubs. Since then he has appeared as recitalist and chamber
musician across the nation.
April 14
MARY POPPINS
TIME: 8:00 p.m.
VENUE: Amelia Community Theatre 207 Cedar Street Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
Take the family out to a night at the theater featuring Mary Poppins like youve never seen it
before April 14-30.
http://www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org/
April 15
"A CELEBRATION OF TREES"
TIME: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
VENUE: Burn's Hall, at St. Peter's Church
This event is an evening of food, wine, a silent auction and entertainment. Amelia Tree
Conservancy is a non-profit dedicated to the preservation and conservation of Amelia Island's
Maritime Canopy. Funds will be used to further the needs of the organization's mission.
http://www.stpetersparish.org/
ISLAND CHAMBER SINGERS SPRING CONCERT - RUTTER'S "MASS OF THE CHILDREN"
TIME: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
VENUE: Amelia Plantation Chapel
Island Chamber Singers Spring Concert with orchestra joined by the Jacksonville Children's
Chorus. http://www.ameliachapel.com/
April 16
RUN TO THE SUN
TIME: 8K @ 8 a.m., FUN RUN @ 930 a.m.
VENUE: http://www.floridastriders.com/runtothesun

KATIE RIDE FOR LIFE


TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
VENUE: Atlantic Rec Center
The Katie Ride is a cycling event for the whole family. The Katie Walk and Family Fun Ride
offers a chance to enjoy the shade and natural beauty of Egan's Creek.
http://katiecaplesfoundation.donordrive.com/index.cfm?
fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=29
AMELIA ISLAND CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL - CHEE YUN, ANDRES DIAZ AND WENDY
CHEN - LIVE IN CONCERT
TIME: 7:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Amelia Plantation Chapel
Andrs Diaz, Cello Since winning the First Prize in the 1986 Naumburg International Cello
Competition, cellist, Mr. Diaz has exhilarated both critics and audiences with his intense and
charismatic performances. He has earned exceptional reviews for his strongly personal
interpretive vision (The New York Times) and his bold and imaginative playing (The Boston
Globe) and was awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant as well as a generous grant
from the Susan W. Rose Fund for Music in 1998.
http://www.ameliachapel.com/
April 17
ISLAND CHAMBER SINGERS SPRING CONCERT - RUTTER'S "MASS OF THE CHILDREN"
TIME: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VENUE: Amelia Plantation Chapel
Island Chamber Singers Spring Concert with orchestra joined by the Jacksonville Children's
Chorus. http://www.ameliachapel.com/
April 28
SHRIMP FESTIVAL PIRATE PARADE
TIME: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
VENUE: Downtown Fernandina Beach, FL
Kick off the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival with the annual Pirate Parade in downtown
Fernandina Beach, FL.
April 29- May 1
ISLE OF EIGHT FLAGS SHRIMP FESTIVAL
TIME: All Day
VENUE: Historic Downtown Fernandina
A celebration that has been a part of Amelia Island life for over 50 years commemorates the
birthplace of the modern shrimping industry with food, entertainment, crafts and much more.
http://www.shrimpfestival.com/schedule.html
May 2
PIANIST NATASHA PAREMSKI - LIVE IN CONCERT - AMELIA ISLAND CHAMBER MUSIC
FESTIVAL
TIME: 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

VENUE: Amelia Plantation Chapel


Russian-born pianist Natasha Paremski thrills audiences with her astounding virtuosity and
interpretive abilities.
http://www.ameliaislandchambermusicfestival.com/
May 6-8
FISH TO FORK
TIME: All Day
VENUE: Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
In partnership with the James Beard Foundation, Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort is
pleased to host its 3rd Annual Fish to Fork, May 6-8, 2016.
https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/amelia-island-plantation/things-to-do/fish-to-fork
May 8
DOVER QUARTET - MOTHER'S DAY CONCERT - AMELIA ISLAND CHAMBER MUSIC
FESTIVAL
TIME: 3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
VENUE: Historic Nassau County Courthouse
http://www.doverquartet.com/
http://www.ameliaislandchambermusicfestival.com/

May 14
SPLENDOR IN THE BRASS - JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY BRASS QUINTET - AMELIA
ISLAND CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
VENUE: Amelia Park
Outdoor concert at the Amelia Park Concert Pavilion featuring the Jacksonville Symphony Brass
Quintet.
http://www.ameliaislandchambermusicfestival.com/
ARTRAGEOUS ARTWALK
TIME: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
VENUE: Island Art Association
Enjoy a variety of the art from water colors and acrylics to pottery and photography at the Island
Association on the second Saturday of every month from 5 - 8p.m.
May 17
FAMILY CONCERT - AMELIA ISLAND CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
TIME: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
VENUE: Robert's Learning & Achievement Center Boys and Girls Club
Family Concert featuring the Beth Newdome Fellowship Artists in an outreach to young students
and their families.
http://www.ameliaislandchambermusicfestival.com/

May 19
SENIORS CONCERT BETH NEWDOME FELLOWSHIP ARTISTS SHOWCASE AMELIA ISLAND CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
TIME: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
VENUE: Savannah Grand of Amelia Island
Young artists from some of the nations premier conservatories will perform for seniors at
Savannah Grand of Amelia Island.
http://www.ameliaislandchambermusicfestival.com/
May 20-22
WILD AMELIA NATURE FESTIVAL
TIME: All Day
VENUE: various locations
Celebrate Wild Amelia Nature Festivals 10th Anniversary with a three-day weekend of special
events and outdoor excursions for the whole family. The shark has been chosen as the Critter
of the Year.
http://www.wildamelia.com/
May 21
BETH NEWDOME FELLOWSHIP ARTISTS CONCERT - AMELIA ISLAND CHAMBER MUSIC
FESTIVAL
TIME: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
VENUE: St. Peter's Episcopal Church
The Beth Newdome Fellowship Artists will present a concert of romantic works by
Rachmaninoff, Borodin, and Dvorak.
http://www.stpetersparish.org/
http://www.ameliaislandchambermusicfestival.com/
May 27-29
BUGGIES ON THE BEACH
TIME: All Day
VENUE: various locations
Join the fun in Northeast Florida's Largest VW Buggy Gathering.
https://www.facebook.com/events/824384034374956
June 2-4
RENDEZVOUS FILM FESTIVAL
TIME: 6:00 - 11:30 p.m.
VENUE: Multiple
3 day International Film Festival
http://www.rendezvousfestival.org/
June 3
SOUNDS ON CENTRE
TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
VENUE: Centre Street in downtown Fernandina Beach
Music fills the streets of downtown Fernandina Beach on the first Friday of every month by
talented musical performers and bands. Residents and tourist alike get the opportunity to relax
with blankets and chairs or dance through the street while listening to free live music.

http://soundsoncentre.com/
June 10-11
BATTLE OF THE BEACH BBQ INVITATIONAL
TIME: All Day
VENUE:
The Battle of the Beach Invitational will bring together 35 of the top cook teams in the Southeast
in its third year.
June 11
ARTRAGEOUS ARTWALK
TIME: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
VENUE: Island Art Association
Enjoy a variety of the art from water colors and acrylics to pottery and photography at the Island
Association on the second Saturday of every month from 5 - 8p.m.
July 1
SOUNDS ON CENTRE
TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
VENUE: Centre Street in downtown Fernandina Beach
Music fills the streets of downtown Fernandina Beach on the first Friday of every month by
talented musical performers and bands. Residents and tourist alike get the opportunity to relax
with blankets and chairs or dance through the street while listening to free live music.
http://soundsoncentre.com/
July 4
Old-Fashioned Hometown 4th of July
TIME: All day
VENUE: Downtown Fernandina Beach in Parking Lot B
Celebrate Americas Birthday with a good old-fashioned hometown vibe.
http://www.fbfl.us/index.aspx?NID=657
July 9
ARTRAGEOUS ARTWALK
TIME: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
VENUE: Island Art Association
Enjoy a variety of the art from water colors and acrylics to pottery and photography at the Island
Association on the second Saturday of every month from 5 - 8p.m.
August 5
SOUNDS ON CENTRE
TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
VENUE: Centre Street in downtown Fernandina Beach
Music fills the streets of downtown Fernandina Beach on the first Friday of every month by
talented musical performers and bands. Residents and tourist alike get the opportunity to relax
with blankets and chairs or dance through the street while listening to free live music.
http://soundsoncentre.com/
August 13
ARTRAGEOUS ARTWALK

TIME: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.


VENUE: Island Art Association
Enjoy a variety of the art from water colors and acrylics to pottery and photography at the Island
Association on the second Saturday of every month from 5 - 8p.m.
September 5 (tentative date)
TURTLE TROT 5K
TIME:
VENUE: Main Beach, Amelia Island
An Amelia Island Runners Event
http://www.ameliarunners.com/#!race-calendar/c66t
ARTRAGEOUS ARTWALK
TIME: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
VENUE: Island Art Association
Enjoy a variety of the art from water colors and acrylics to pottery and photography at the Island
Association on the second Saturday of every month from 5 - 8p.m.
September 11
27TH ANNUAL ENDLESS SUMMER WATERMELON RIDE (ESWR)
TIME: All Day
VENUE: Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center is start/finish
Large organized bicycle ride on Amelia Island sponsored by North Florida Bicycle Club.
October 2-9
LES DEMERLE AMELIA ISLAND JAZZ FESTIVAL
TIME: All Day
VENUE:
Amelia Island Jazz Festival
Oct 2 - 9, 2016 Headliners TBA
"Amelia Island Jazz Festival explodes with innovative world class jazz" - Down Beat Magazine
Enjoy the sounds of contemporary, big band, smooth, latin, swing and bebop jazz music
performed by some of the finest jazz musicians today.
The Amelia Island Jazz Festival offers something for everyone with jazz educational workshops
and programs, jazz in schools, jazz for kids and jazz for seniors. Itll also feature a jam sessions
scholarship award concerts, the annual Big Band Bash and more.
For more information please visit http://www.ameliaislandjazzfestival.com/
October 7
SOUNDS ON CENTRE
TIME: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
VENUE: Centre Street in downtown Fernandina Beach
Music fills the streets of downtown Fernandina Beach on the first Friday of every month by
talented musical performers and bands. Residents and tourist alike get the opportunity to relax
with blankets and chairs or dance through the street while listening to free live music.

October 8
ARTRAGEOUS ARTWALK
TIME: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
VENUE: Island Art Association
http://islandart.org/artrageous-artwalk/
October 15
20TH ANNUAL 8 FLAGS CAR SHOW
TIME: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
VENUE: Centre Street in Historic Downtown
November 5
AN EVENING OF STORY & SONG
TIME: 7:30 - 10:00 p.m.
VENUE: Burns Hall at St. Peter's Episcopal Parish
A delightful four-piece group of singers called the Queen of Hearts will entertain the audiences
with harmony and humor in An Evening of Story & Song
http://www.stpetersparish.org/
November 12
ARTRAGEOUS ARTWALK
TIME: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
VENUE: Island Art Association
http://islandart.org/artrageous-artwalk/
November 23
AMELIA ISLAND RITZ-CARLTON CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
TIME: 5:30 p.m.
VENUE: The Amelia Island Ritz-Carlton
Enjoy the lavish settings of the Ritz-Carltons annual holiday party with live music, refreshments
and Santa Claus! The lighting of a spectacular 50-foot tree on the oceanfront courtyard, the
huge gingerbread creation featured in the lobby and the holiday fireworks display at the RitzCarlton is a must-see ceremony opened to the public.
http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/florida/amelia-island
December 10
BLOWN SIDEWAYS THROUGH LIFE
TIME: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VENUE: Amelia Musical Playhouse
Cass Willford is the one-woman play
http://www.ameliamusicalplayhouse.com/
ARTRAGEOUS ARTWALK
TIME: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
VENUE: Island Art Association
http://islandart.org/artrageous-artwalk/
December 11
CRESCENDO CHRISTMAS & UGLY SWEATER PARTY

TIME: 5:00 p.m.


VENUE: Sandy Bottoms Beach Bar & Grille
Celebrate the holidays in style well sort of. Wear your worst ugly Christmas sweater and come
out and support the Joy to the Children foundation.
http://www.sandybottomsamelia.com/