In this issue

FEATURES
2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
One of the top automotive events in the world, “The Amelia” returns for its twenty-second edition, with 2017 Honoree Al Unser Sr., the 4-time Indy 500 winner and one of racing’s greatest champions, plus the return of the Porsche Driving Experience, famous movie cars, and the gold 1967 Chevy Camaro Number One. Read more.

Cultivating Community
Founded in September, the Bartram Garden Club shares its love of gardening through classes, community projects, and raising environmental awareness. Read more.

Fernandina Faces
After vacationing here for years, Billy and Bob Powell retired on Amelia Island, contributing their talents to Barnabas and Amelia Community Theatre.

Understanding the Contsitution
Founded in September 2016, the U.S. Constitution Scholarship Foundation aims to educate today’s students on the Constitution and shape tomorrow’s leaders.

Backyard Adventure
If you want to enjoy a great hike or camping trip without wandering too far from home, try a
walk through Big Talbot and Little Talbot Island State Parks.

INSIDE
Everything Amelia The people, events, & history that make Amelia a special place
Galleries & Antiques Amelia’s art galleries & antique stores
In the Neighborhood Profiles of area businesses and organizations
Beach Combing Great shopping on Amelia Island
Maps of the Island and downtown, with telephone numbers
Tide Table Tides at the Amelia River
Around Town What’s happening around Amelia Island
Snapshots Islanders out and about.
In The Garden With new varieties of Hibiscus, Lorapelatum, and Ajuga reptans, you can add rich color and contrast this spring, painting a pretty picture in your garden.
Island Home Hoping to downsize into a smaller dwelling, Polly and Clyde Benninghoff found a home at The Preserve at Summer Beach with room for the treasured mementos of their lives.
Eating Scene With perfectly cooked eggs and omelets, pancakes and waffles, an extensive diner-style menu, and fun ‘50s décor and music, Doo Wop is a great spot for breakfast and lunch. Read more.
Open House Premium real estate offerings on and around Amelia Island