Calendar

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Apr
13
Sat
Second Set of music at the Marina
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the ‘Second Set of music at the Marina.’ The event will be in the parking lot on the side of the Marina Welcome Center. Come out and support the Maritime Museum of Amelia Island, the Preservation of our Public Marina, the Preservation of Public Access to our Water Ways, and Support our Waterfront Businesses and our Local Musicians. Bring the family and some some chairs. Watch a beautiful sunset and mingle with some good folk. All donations will go to the ‘Maritime Museum of Amelia Island.’

All our musicians are volunteering their time and talent! Come see Hup & Ray; The Sean McCarty Band; Tom Leon; Amy Basse; Jim Barcaro; Tony Merz and James M Geiger.

In order for our Historical Marina to stay ‘Public’ it will need our support and our voice.

Oct
4
Fri
Oktoberfest Party Music @ Council on Aging
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Oktoberfest Party Music with Bob the Seal… what could be more fun?

Call 261-0701 for more information.

October 4 Sounds on Centre @ Downtown Fernandina
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The final Sounds on Centre of 2019 – put on your dancing shoes, grab a chair, and come dance with members of the Fernandina Pirates Club

Oct
6
Sun
2019 Jazz in the Park @ Amelia Park
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Jazz in the Park – Free Concert

This is a FREE Community Concert at Amelia Park near the YMCA (between 14th and Citrona, Fernandina Beach, Florida).

Presenting the exciting UNF Jazz Ensemble 2 directed by Dennis Marks.

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, food and beverage

Oct
8
Tue
Jazz and Wine Tasting @ Story and Song Bookstore Bistro
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This unique wine tasting and Jazz event will feature special wines and a pairing of great jazz for each taste. The description of the wine and the Jazz compositions being played will compliment the taste.

Featuring Multi Instrumentalist Dr. Bill Prince – Trumpet, Saxophone, Trombone, Clarinet & Flute plus Doug Matthews– Piano. Hosted by AIJF Artistic Director, Les DeMerle-Drums, Vocals

Jazz & Wine Tasting

Oct
9
Wed
Jump, Jive and Wail @ Sandbar and Kitchen
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Amelia Island Jazz Festival Jump Jive and Wail Swing Night features The Dynamic Les DeMerle Little Big Band with vocalist Bonnie Eisele

Jump Jive And Wail / Swing Night, Concert and Dance at Sandbar & Kitchen

Featuring Steve Strawley trumpet, Clarence Hines trombone, Don Zentz saxophone, Doug Matthews piano and Ernie Ealum bass, and of course, Les DeMerle on the drums.

Bring your sweetheart and dance the night away.

The tickets are $30 and available on the Jazz Festival’s website.

Nov
9
Sat
Runaway Home @ Story and Song Bookstore Bistro
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Runaway Home is an Americana band founded by two intrepid dreamers and schemers, Mark Elliott & Gary Culley, who have been making music together for over 26 years. (They were one of the first guest artists when “An Evening of Story & Song” concert series was launched in 2005.)

Nov
23
Sat
New Santa Song Book @ The Book Loft
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The New Santa Song Book is here and a special presentation will be performed by “elves” on November 23, 2019, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the Book Loft on Centre Street in Fernandina Beach.

Musician Robert Vasile, known locally for playing the accordion, will have a variety of musical instruments while he tells stories and rings bells. The more the merrier!!!

Nov
29
Fri
Day After Thanksgiving Sunset Kayaking @ Amelia Island Kayak Excursions
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Sunset – Kayaking – Cumberland Island! A fun way to burn off the extra calories consumed the day before. Be on the water at Sunset and Kayak Cumberland Island National Seashore – a wonderful mix of maritime forests, miles of sand dunes, and rich history.

Discover Cumberland via kayak. Not just a water’s view, but spend time on the Island too – shelling and enjoying the coastal atmosphere with sandbars and tidal pools. An experience – #1 Guest Rated local company. Don’t settle for a speed tour. Complimentary digital photo memory album included. Call at 904-557-5307 for reservations, and we are happy to answer any questions you may have in planning your kayak adventure.

*Reservations required. We look forward to kayaking with you. ~ The Bullington Family https://www.ameliaislandkayak.com/our-destination/cumberland-island/

A Cornucopia of Song @ Story and Song Bookstore Bistro
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join soprano Robyn Marie Lamp and pianist Gordon Roberts present their next recital, ‘A Cornucopia of Song’. This recital will feature a medley of songs and arias by American composers, including Samuel Barber, Marc Blitzstein, Carlisle Floyd, and Ernest Charles. $20 tickets available at the store, or by calling 904-601-2115

Nov
30
Sat
Island Stock @ Downtown Fernandina Beach
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Free Community Concert Island Stock

November 30, 2019, 6 to 8 pm. Live music as a make-up date for Sounds on Centre. Island Stock will feature great music and a variety of local non profit booths. Family friendly event begins right after the tree lighting ceremony in downtown Fernandina Beach.

Dec
7
Sat
Linda Ronstadt Christmas @ Story and Song Bookstore Bistro
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Saturday, December 7 at 7:30 pm
“Linda Ronstadt Christmas” with Debbie Rider. $30 tickets may be purchased at store or by calling 904-601-2118