Amelia Island Celebrates the 4th
Jun 27, 2014 02:00AM
Celebrate Independence Day with a free community festival featuring live music, food, kids’ activities, and fun. Held at Main Beach Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call (904) 310-3361
Sounds on Centre
Held the first Friday of every month, Sounds on Centre presents a free concert in downtown Fernandina Beach between Front and 2nd Street from 6 to 8 p.m. July’s concert presents Island Vibe, followed by Nassau Community Band at 8:15. Bring your own chairs and wear your dancing shoes.
Celebrate Independence Day on Amelia Island with a fireworks display over the waterfront in the downtown Fernandina Beach historic district. Fireworks display begins at approximately 9:00 p.m. For more information call (904) 310-3361
Grilled Pineapple Shrimp Skewers
6 Tablespoons Italian salad dressing
¼ cup chopped cilantro
4 teaspoons brown sugar
2 cloves minced garlic
1 teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
24 large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails on
24 pineapple chunks, about 1 ½ inches square
Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Soak wooden skewers in water for a few minutes. Shake off excess moisture. Thread shrimp and pineapple on 12 skewers. Cook on grill for about 1-2 minutes on each side until shrimp are pink. Do not overcook.