Invite your friends and relatives to come to Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach this winter. Our community has four huge events scheduled between now and the end of February. Restaurant Week is taking place January 24 – 31, 2010 and offers an opportunity to taste some of Amelia Island’s premier dining establishments for a fixed-price menu.
The Amelia Island Book Festival is from February 11 – 13 at various Island locations. Included in the festival activities are an Author Celebration, a Writer’s Workshop and Reader’s Day featuring an authors luncheon and a children’s chapter. Check out www.ameliaislandbookfestival.com for more information.
Encourage all of the motorcycle enthusiasts you know to visit Amelia Island as they head to Bike Week in Daytona. The Last Leg Rally www.lastlegrally.com is held on February 19, 20 and 21st, the weekend before 100s of thousands of bikers head their way south. This event includes charity motorcycle rides, bike games, entertainment and a bike show in a variety of areas in Fernandina Beach. Proceeds from the event will benefit Anchors Aweigh Charters and help them provide fully accessible fishing charters to wounded and disabled veterans.
Lights, cameras and action – the end of February brings us the 2nd Annual Amelia Island Film Festival www.ameliaislandfilmfestival.org from February 25th through March 1st. This “Festival for Filmmakers” kicks off with meet and greet receptions at some of the hottest spots in historic Fernandina Beach. With exciting movie screenings all weekend and an incredible wrap party held on Sunday this a sure to be a memorable event for all of those in attendance.