Calendar

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Dec
12
Thu
The A.L. Lewis Legacy Awards @ Walker’s Landing
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hosted by award-winning actor, director and activist, Danny Glover, this elegant evening honors the accomplishments of Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, great-granddaughter of American Beach co-founder, Abraham Lincoln Lewis. There will be cocktails, jazz, heavy hor d’oeuvres, and stunning views of the marsh. Tickets are $125.00 in advance only.

Dec
14
Sat
Dickens on Centre 2019 @ Downtown Fernandina Beach
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Travel back in time during the fifth annual Dickens on Center festival in historic, downtown Fernandina Beach. Free to the public, this Victorian inspired holiday festival is as fun as the dickens for entire family. Enjoy costumed characters, themed entertainment and performances, visits from Saint Nick, and a variety of vendors selling seasonal gifts and wares. Inspired by Charles Dickens’ novella “A Christmas Carol,” Dickens on Centre transforms downtown Fernandina into a classic English village, sure to enliven your Christmas spirit. So grab your top hat, fasten your bonnet, and wander and wonder through a true Victorian Christmas on Amelia Island during the spectacular Dickens on Centre.

December 14, 10-9
December 15, 10-7

Dec
15
Sun
2019 Dickens on Center (Sunday) @ Downtown Fernandina Beach
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Travel back in time during the fifth annual Dickens on Center festival in historic, downtown Fernandina Beach. Free to the public, this Victorian inspired holiday festival is as fun as the dickens for entire family. Enjoy costumed characters, themed entertainment and performances, visits from Saint Nick, and a variety of vendors selling seasonal gifts and wares. Inspired by Charles Dickens’ novella “A Christmas Carol,” Dickens on Centre transforms downtown Fernandina into a classic English village, sure to enliven your Christmas spirit. So grab your top hat, fasten your bonnet, and wander and wonder through a true Victorian Christmas on Amelia Island during the spectacular Dickens on Centre.

December 14, 10-9
December 15, 10-7

Dec
31
Tue
Annual Shrimp Drop @ Downtown Fernandina Beach
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NEW YEAR’s EVE – 5th Annual SHRIMP DROP & FIREWORKS (5 – 8 PM) in Fernandina’s downtown historic district at the waterfront. Family-friendly community event with activities (kids’ zone, live music, laser show, food and vendors).

Lighted shrimp is dropped at 7 PM, followed by fireworks over the river.

Jan
18
Sat
Quest for Justice @ American Beach Community Center & Museum
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

History comes to life as Judge Brian J. Davis, U.S. District Court for The Middle District of Florida, leads the conversation, drawing insights and lessons from the fascinating life of Judge Henry Lee Adams Jr. Learn about his experiences in segregated society and the African-American quest for freedom, justice and dignity.

This thought-provoking conversation includes a special dedication, delicious lunch, music and fellowship! Tickets are only $30.00

Saturday, January 18, 2020
Noon–3:00 PM
American Beach Community Center & Museum
1600 Julia Street
American Beach, FL 32034