Calendar

FEBRUARY 1 Joshua Bell in Concert Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival concert held 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. First Baptist Church, 1600 South 8th Street. Tickets $130, $100, and $70 Visit www.ameliachambermusic.org for more information.

FEBRUARY 1, 2, 7–10, 14–16 Jeeves In Bloom Classic stories by novelist P.G. Wodehouse written and adapted by Margaret Raether held at  Amelia Community Theatre’s Studio, 209 Cedar Street. All performances 8 p.m. except for February 10, which is 2 p.m. Tickets $22 adults; $10 students through college, available at www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org and (904) 261-6749.

FEBRUARY 2 “RED” Art Show First Saturday of every month Artisan Village public art show from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cash prizes awarded to top 3 submissions. For information on entering February show themed “RED” contact Artisan Village at (904) 491-2180 or visit 2188 Sadler Road or www.artisanvillageamelia.com.

FEBRUARY 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 West Coast Swing and Waltz Ballroom On Amelia offers Tuesday classes with West Coast Swing at 7 p.m. and Foxtrot at 8 p.m. $10 for one class, $15 for both. Dance workshop Thursdays 7 to 8:30 p.m. $10 per person. Located at 1897 Island Walkway at Royal Amelia Dance Studios. No partner or reservation is required. Call (904) 624-0886 or visit www.ballroomonamelia.com or their Facebook page.

FEBRUARY 6 Brown Bag Lunch The Amelia Island Museum of History hosts a Brown Bag Lunch presentation the first Wednesday of every month at noon, on a variety of subjects. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (904) 261-7378 or email joshua@ameliamuseum.org.

FEBRUARY 7 Living on a Fragile Barrier Island Six week course held Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m. beginning February 7. Held at Fernandina Beach Golf Course Country Club, 2800 Bill Melton Road. Fernandina Beach. Cost is $20. Register at regisrarAIBMLC@gamil.com For syllabus by date and session visit www.ameliaislandbeachandmarinelifeconservancy.com.

FEBRUARY 7 Rotary Club of Fernandina Beach Scholarship Luncheon Featuring a surf-and-turf menu prepared by the culinary team at FBHS under the direction of Chef Michael Gass. The Club’s goal for scholarship awards in the Spring of 2019 is $50,000. Both Individual and Corporate donor opportunities are available for Platinum, Gold, and Silver levels. Contact Ray Whitehead at (954) 914-6357 or Club President Ron Heymann at (904) 753-1488.

FEBRUARY 7, 14, 21, 28 Nassau Community Band Rehearsals Play an instrument? Rehearsals held Thursdays, 6 p.m. in Yulee Middle School band room. For more information contact info@nassaucommunityband.com.

FEBRUARY 8 An Evening of Story & Song “Gypsy Jazz” with Tim Kliphuis and Alfonso Ponticelli. Held at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro at 7:30 p.m.,1430 Park Avenue. Tickets $20. For more information or to purchase tickets call (904) 601-2118 or visit www.storyandsongbookstore.com.

FEBRUARY 11 Newcomers Club Coffee The Newcomers Club of Amelia Island hosts its monthly coffee on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Women interested in joining the club who reside in Nassau County (no matter how long they have lived there) are welcome to attend. For further information, contact coffees@newcomersamelia.org.

FEBRUARY 11 Pink Ribbon Ladies For survivors of breast cancer and other female cancers, Pink Ribbon Ladies meets at 6 p.m. at Ackerman Cancer Center, 1340 South 18th Street. For more information, contact Anne Showalter at (904) 321-5465 or Isobel Lyle at (904) 321-2057.

FEBRUARY 11 Survivor of Suicide Support Group Open support group meeting; intended for people who have lost a family member or close friend to suicide. Held 4:30 to 6 p.m. at COA Life Center, 1901 Island Walkway. For more information, contact Bob Bolan at (904) 891-4302 or email SOSSGAmelia@aol.com.

FEBRUARY 13 Women, Wealth & Wine An informal group of women who meet to discuss financial and related issues affecting us all. Come and ask the questions you have always wanted to ask and get insight into the questions you haven’t thought of yet. Financial answers and ideas over a glass of wine. Begins at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call (904) 305-2608.

FEBRUARY 14 Men Helping Men Prostate Cancer Support Group Held at Baptist Medical Center Nassau board room at 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Ackerman Cancer Center. For more information, contact Lauren DeWitt at (904) 277-2700.

FEBRUARY 14, 15, 16 Amelia Island Book Festival Authors and readers come together for three days of sharing books and experiences at events that encourage the exchange of ideas. Saturday Expo is open all day to the general public at the Fernandina Beach Middle School, while other events, in other venues require tickets for admission. For more information call (904)624-1665 or visit www.ameliaislandbookfestival.org.

FEBRUARY 16 Pirates on the Run “Run Like a Pirate Day” at 8 a.m., at Atlantic Recreation Center, featuring the annual Pirates on the Run 5K/10K. For more information and registration visit www.ameliarunners.com/pirates-on-the-run.

FEBRUARY 22 Women of Nassau Luncheon Please join the Women of Nassau for a Salad Bar Luncheon for all new and current residents of Nassau County at 11:30 a.m. at Amelia National Clubhouse. The cost is $20 per person. RSVP by February 18 to WomenofNassau@gmail.com.

FEBRUARY 22, 23 Chloe Agnew in Concert One of the original members of Celtic Woman, Irish singer Chloe Agnew returns for two evenings of original and fan favorites at 7 p.m. 207 Cedar Street. Tickets are $30 for adults; $20 for students, with a “Preshow Meet & Greet” ticket for $20 at ameliacommunitytheatre.org and (904) 261-6749.

FEBRUARY 23 Ballroom On Amelia Dance Party 3rd Anniversary Dance Party at Kraft Athletic Club with Crescendo Amelia Big Band. Tickets $25 in advance and can be purchased at Royal Amelia Dance Academy or online at www.crescendoamelia.com. Tickets $30 at the door, cash only. 961023 Buccaneer Trail.

FEBRUARY 23 Chili Cookoff Community event benefits Amelia Island Montessori School. Downtown Fernandina Beach from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring music, kids’ zone, vendors, and chili booths. Tickets sold at event/TBA. Interested vendors email teamaims@ameliaislandmontessori.com.

FEBRUARY 24 Dover Quartet in Concert Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival concert held  at Nassau County Courthouse, 416 Centre Street from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets $60.  Hailed as “the next Guarneri Quartet” the Dover is the Festival’s quartet-in-residence. For more information visit ameliachambermusic.org.