Amelia Island End of April Events

With so many different activities to choose from in NE Florida this weekend you will have a tough time choosing what to do.

Amelia Island End of April Events

Amelia Island End of April Events

This is the last weekend before the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival and you are looking for something to do… there are so many different activities to choose from you will have a tough time fitting them all into your weekend calendar.

Friday and Saturday are the days to go prom dress shopping on Amelia Island. Retail Therapy is having a sale on brand new dresses at half off the original price.

Saturday, April 24th is 2010 Fiscal Fitness, a Physical and Financial Expo at the Journey Church on Sadler Road next to Blockbuster from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Learn how to strengthen both your financial foundation and your body at this fabulous event. Tickets are only $10.00 and benefit the Council on Aging.

Also on Saturday is the City of Fernandina Beach Recycling Event for Earth Day, and Jump, Jive and Wail with the Les DeMerle Band, featuring Bonnie Eisele, returns to Sheffields at The Palace Saloon Saturday night.

Ace Hardware is celebrating their Grand Opening with specials all weekend long and Saturday evening’s weather is looking to be perfect for Starry Nights at Metroplitan Park with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and Idina Menzel.

Sunday is the fabulous fundraiser for the White Oak Conservation Center. Sunday afternoon, if you feel like getting out of Nassau County, the Opening of the Beaches Parade kicks off the official opening of Jacksonville’s beaches and our own Fernandina Pirates Club has won this parade many times. Sunday, here in Fernandina Beach the European American Business Club is taking a sunset trip on Amelia River Cruises to St. Mary’s for just $25.00 including snacks, beverages and music by’s publisher with Tim Burningham on the banjo.

I’m sure I’m leaving out other great events, so be sure to check our community calendar for more – have a great weekend!

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