In this issue

FEATURES
2018 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival
With its eighteenth season beginning this month, the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival presents an exceptional line-up of musicians that is loaded with star power, including the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Joshua Bell, and Emanuel Ax. Read article.

Born to be Wild
With recent successes in raising whooping cranes and cheetahs, White Oak Conservation continues its painstaking efforts to save endangered species from extinction.

Fernandina Faces
A dog lover since childhood, Linda Wendt volunteers with the Nassau Humane Society and visits the sick with her dog, Onie, as part of Soft Touch Pet Therapy.

Eyes to the Skies
With their nesting season in January, Great Horned Owls on and around Amelia Island can be heard calling loudly to their mates as they prepare a nest for egg-laying. Read article.

Backyard Adventure
With the Friends of Talbot Islands State Parks and Kayak Amelia, a presentation on local archaeological finds turns a day on the water into a paddle into the past.

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 In this season of “armchair gardening,” consider two hardy evergreen plants, Linebacker and Vintage Jade, for your landscape, as well as a new gardenia called Sweet Star.
Island Home With beautiful views of the ocean and the golf course, Rick and Holly Keffer’s new home in Golfside North is a comfortable oasis for relaxation or entertaining.
Eating Scene With lots of favorites on the menu, a welcoming ambience, and outstanding
cuisine, Four Seasons Bistro is a family-run restaurant that is definitely worth a visit. Read article.
Open House Premium real estate offerings on and around Amelia Island