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NOVEMBER 29, 30 The Game’s Afoot or Holmes for the Holidays Featuring Ken Ludwig’s holiday comedy/mystery. Rated PG-13, opening weekend shows are 8 p.m. at Amelia Community Theatre, 207 Cedar Street. Show continues into December. Tickets $22 for adults, $10 for students through college, available at www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org or by calling (904) 261-6749.

NOVEMBER 30, DECEMBER 1 12th Annual Holiday Home Tour This Amelia Island Museum of History event showcases stunning beach homes across Amelia Island, each decorated for the holidays by a local florist or decorator. Held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets $25 in advance; $30 at the door. For more information, call (904) 261-7379, ext. 100 or email info@ameliamuseum.org.

NOVEMBER 30, DECEMBER 2 Island Chamber Singers Fall Concert Featuring traditional and classical holiday music, held at Amelia Plantation Chapel, 36 Bowman Road. November 30 concert held at 7 p.m., followed by opening night reception; December 2 concert held at 3 p.m. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tickets free for all students. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.islandchambersingers.org.

DECEMBER 1 12th Annual Holiday Home Tour This Amelia Island Museum of History event showcases stunning beach homes across Amelia Island, each decorated for the holidays by a local florist or decorator. Held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets $25 in advance; $30 at the door. For more information call (904) 261-7379, ext. 100 or email info@ameliamuseum.org.

DECEMBER 1 An Evening of Story & Song Held at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro at 7:30 p.m., 1430 Park Avenue. Featuring music reminiscent of Aretha Franklin and Van Morrison, by Freddy and Francine. Tickets $20. For more information or to purchase tickets call (904) 601-2118 or visit www.storyandsongbookstore.com.

DECEMBER 1, 2 Living History at Fort Clinch State Park Visit with volunteers in Civil War-era attire portraying daily life at the fort as it was in 1864. Fees include the $6 per vehicle park entrance fee, plus $2.50 per person Fort admission. For more information call (904) 277-7274 or visit www.floridastateparks.org/fortclinch.

DECEMBER 1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15 The Game’s Afoot or Holmes for the Holidays Held at Amelia Community Theatre, 207 Cedar Street. All performances at 8 p.m., except December 9, which is at 2 p.m. Tickets $22 adults; $10 students through college. Tickets available at www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org and (904) 261-6749

DECEMBER 1-31 Through the Looking Glass Monthly village public art show featuring photography during December. Reception December 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. with awards ceremony and refreshments. For information on entering January show themed “The Nude Year,” contact Artisan Village at (904) 491-2180 or visit 2188 Sadler Road or www.artisanvillageamelia.com.

DECEMBER 2 Island Chamber Singers Fall Concert Featuring traditional and classical holiday music, held at Amelia Plantation Chapel, 36 Bowman Road. November 30 concert held at 7 p.m., followed by opening night reception; December 2 concert held at 3 p.m. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tickets free for all students. For more information or to buy tickets visit www.islandchambersingers.org.

DECEMBER 5 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.

DECEMBER 5, 19 Amelia Island Lighthouse Tours Guided tours of the lighthouse are held the first and third Wednesdays of every month at 10 a.m. Cost is $5 for adults; $3 for children 12 and under. Limited to 25 participants. Meet at Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center, 2500 Atlantic Ave. Pre-registration is required 24 hours in advance. For more information, call the Fernandina Beach Recreation Department at (904) 310-3358.

DECEMBER 6, 13, 20, 27 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.

DECEMBER 7, 8, 9 Dickens on Centre Victorian inspired holiday festival for the entire family in historic downtown Fernandina Beach. For a complete schedule of events visit www.ameliaisland.com.

DECEMBER 8 Ornament and Card Making Workshop Throughout the day and during ArtWalk (4-8PM), Artisan Village will offers an ornament and card making workshop throughout the day and during Artwalk (4 to 8 p.m.) Select from a variety of DIY projects; $10 for each, includes refreshments. Located at 2188 Sadler Road. For more information call (904) 491-2180 or visit www.artisanvillageamelia.com.

DECEMBER 8 Second Saturday Artrageous Artwalk A free event on the second Saturday each month in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Participating galleries offer a diverse selection of art. For information, call (800) 226-3542, or visit www.ameliaisland.com.

DECEMBER 10 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.

DECEMBER 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.

DECEMBER 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.

DECEMBER 12 Salt Winemakers Dinner Join Rick Laughlin, celebrated Chef de Cuisine of Salt restaurant, for a night of culinary arts featuring a four-course dinner menu paired to compliment the artistry of the legendary Champagne Henriot. Held at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island at 6:30 p.m. Located at 4750 Amelia Island Parkway. For more information call (904) 277-1087.

DECEMBER 12 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.

DECEMBER 15 Lighted Christmas Parade America’s Youth lights up downtown Fernandina Beach with the annual Lighted Christmas Parade celebrating “A Musical Christmas.” Held from 6 to 8 p.m.

December 15 & 16 Hope for the Holidays Presented by Live Ink Theatre. Eight storytellers. Eight gifts. Directed by Sinda Nichols. Stories told by Arlene Filkoff, Buffy Wells, Cynthia Riegler, Doug McDowell, Jennifer Webber, Mandy Haynes, Rachel Tyler, Wilma Allen with MC Ron Kurtz. Performances at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, 1430 Park Avenue on Saturday, December 15, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, December 16, 4:00 p.m. Tickets $15 at Story & Song Bookstore, 904-601-2118 or online at www.liveinktheatre.com

DECEMBER 17 Acoustic Sessions The year end musical finale at 7:30 p.m. on ACT’s main stage at 207 Cedar Street, with musicians who have played throughout the year invited back to perform. Tickets $15, available at www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org and (904) 261-6749.

DECEMBER 20 Writers By The Sea Writers and friends meet the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. upstairs at the Amelia Island Museum of History for program and discussion. For more information, contact Nadine Vaughan D’Ardenne at nvaughanwilliams@gmail.com, or Nancy Blanton at blantonn@msn.com.

DECEMBER 21 Third on 3rd The Amelia Island Museum of History offers a presentation on the third Friday of the month, at 6 p.m., based on a variety of different topics related to the history of the island. Cost is $5 per person (free for members). For more information, call (904) 261-7378, or visit www.ameliamuseum.org.

DECEMBER 24 Christmas Eve Festivities Artisan Village is open until 5 p.m. for last minute shopping needs and complimentary cheer. Stop in for eggnog and sugar cookies. Prizes for dogs or people wearing ‘ugly’ holiday sweaters! Artisan Village, 2188 Sadler Road. For more information call (904) 491-2180 or visit www.artisanvillageamelia.com.

DECEMBER 31 New Year’s Eve Black and White Gala Ring in the New Year in classic Ritz-Carlton style at Northern Florida’s most elegant and entertaining New Year’s Eve party. Held at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island from 9 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more information visit www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/florida/amelia-island.