Yoga Nidra/Yoga Nidra+Bowls
Every Saturday 11-12 $22 per drop in class or $18 online. Yoga Nidra with Martha online & studio. Yoga Nidra with Singing Bowls with Valerie. Relaxing, soothing to the nervous system A 45 minute yoga nidra class is like a 5 hour nap for your brain! Community Yoga & Wellness, 210 Beech Street. Call (904) 613-6345 or visit www.cyoga-amelia.com for more info.
Express Beginner Yoga 4-week course
Learn yoga postures in this quick express class. $60 for all 4 weeks. Starts 12/1 @ 10:15 – 11:45 am. In studio class with 9 people max and social distancing. Community Yoga + Wellness, 210 Beech Street. Call (904) 613-6345 or visit www.cyoga-amelia.com for more info.
December 1 – 5
Holiday Sale L. Moore Aesthetics
Save up to 25% on skincare services and products. Appointment required.5422 First Coast Hwy, Suite 103 for more information, call (904) 222-6053 or visit lmooreaesthetics.com.
December 1 – 31
Depy Adams “Corner Show”
Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery is pleased to announce Depy Adams as the “Corner Show” artist for December. Depy works in oil, watercolor, gouache, pastel, and egg tempera. Subjects include figurative, landscape, still life done in a realistic style. Open to the public. 94 Amelia Village Circle in the Omni Amelia Island Resort Shops. Visit paggart.com for hours. Any questions, call (904) 432-1750.
The Blues Zones
Health and wellness consultant Deborah Garrad joins us in person to share nine lessons for living longer from the people who’ve lived the longest, from “The Blue Zones.” Starts at 4pm. Story & Song Bookstore Bistro 1430 Park Ave. Call (904) 601-2118 for more information.
Holiday Home Tour
Visit five beautiful Victorian homes in historic Fernandina Beach, each tastefully decorated for the holiday season by a local florist and designer. To minimize touch points and monitor capacity in each of our holiday homes, all visitors must purchase tickets online. Tickets are for sale by timed slot per house for $7, giving you the flexibility of visiting one house or all five. TICKETS WILL NOT BE MAILED OUT.The museum will not be providing shuttle service between houses this year, so be sure to keep travel time between houses in mind when booking multiple houses. 10 am – 4 pm. All ages. Historic Downtown Fernandina between 4th and 10th streets. Visit ameliamuseum.org for more information.
December 4 – 19
Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End
Amelia Community Theatre continues its 40th season with in-person and live-streamed performances of this comedy about the beloved humorist who asked, “If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits?” Featuring Karen Harper King as “Erma”, performances are at 8 pm on December 4-5, 10-12, 17-19, and 2 pm on December 6 and 13. In-person tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students, with limited, socially distanced seating in the Main Stage theatre at 207 Cedar Street. Live-streaming tickets are $15 for individuals, $30 for households of 2-4 people and $90 for a group of 5-10. Visit AmeliaCommunityTheatre.org or call (904) 261-6749 for tickets.
Book Fair to benefit St. Michael’s Academy
20% of proceeds from all book and gift sales will be donated to St. Michael’s Academy. 10 am to 6 pm. Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, 1430 Park Ave. Call (904) 601-2118 for more information.
Lighted Christmas Parade
The annual Lighted Christmas Parade on Centre Street in downtown Fernandina Beach featuring a marching band, walkers, dancers, cars and floats decorated with Christmas lights and of course Santa Claus! This event is sponsored by America’s Youth, Inc. Call (904) 335-7496 for more information.
December 5, 12, 19
You are cordially invited to afternoon tea at Elizabeth Pointe. Holiday teas will take place each Saturday until Christmas, from 2 – 5 pm. Menu of tea sandwiches, soup, salad. Assorted scones, petit fours, tea cookies and tarts. Champagne, wine are available at menu pricing. $50 per adult and $35 per child under 12. Reservations required. Please call the Inn to make reservations. For more information, call (904) 277-4851 or visit elizabethpointe.com.
December 6, 13
A Christmas Memory
Story & Song Bookstore Bistro presents a staged reading of “A Christmas Memory,” an autobiographical recollection of Truman Capote’s rural Alabama childhood. Ron Kurtz, Arlene Filkoff, and Avery Hilliker paint an unforgettable portrait of an odd but enduring friendship between two innocent souls—one young and one old—and the memories they share of beloved holiday rituals. Starts 2 pm admission is included with the cost of Dickens Week lunch special. Safe seating capacity is 25 per CDC guidelines. RSVP by calling (904) 601-2118.
December 7, 8, 9, 10
Four Day Kayak Retreat
Amelia Adventures presents a holistic adventure experience. Your Kayak Retreat is four days of mindfulness, wellness, exercise, and confidence. Includes destinations to Cumberland Island National Seashore, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, and more. The retreat is designed to allow you to fully check out of your day-to-day life and live an experience you will treasure forever! For more information, visit www.ameliaadventures.com.
On the second Saturday of each month, participating galleries on the island host free art events and open houses. Enjoy the various types of local art that each gallery has to offer as well as meet the artists. Photography, pottery, copper, metal, fused and stained glass, watercolors, acrylics, oils, and batik are just a few of the varied media one can expect to see. Fall/Winter Artwalk October-March, 4 – 7 pm.
Jewelry Trunk Show
Local artists display unique necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and pins. Find gifts for a loved one or yourself! 10 am to 6 pm. Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, 1430 Park Ave. Please call (904) 601-2118 for more information.
December 13, 14, 20, 21, 26, 27 & 28
Cocktail Tour Historic Downtown
It’s a mobile cocktail party in beautiful downtown Amelia Island. On this 2-hour guided walking tour, you will enjoy the unique character of our local bars. Each Cocktail Tour has four stops. On each stop, tour guests will enjoy a cocktail and information about each bar’s history. 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Adults 21 and older only. Tour costs $45 and includes guided tour, 4 tour cocktails and bartender gratuity. Contact: Marisol Triana at [email protected] or (888) 446-1712 for more information.
“The Jazz Spirit of Christmas” Shows
The Dynamic Les DeMerle Trio will perform holiday favorites from their award-winning CD, The Jazz Spirit of Christmas, with jazz interpretations of holiday classics like “Winter Wonderland”, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” to get you in the mood for the Season. Two, 90 minute performances, safe theatre-style seating limited to 25. 2 pm & 7:30 pm. Purchase $25 tickets in advance by calling (904) 601-2118. Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, 1430 Park Ave. storyandsongbookstore.com/specialevents
How the Big Band Stole Christmas
An annual performance featuring world class performers, musicians,actors and singers to get you and your family in the holiday spirit. Join us on the outdoor stage at Amelia Musical Playhouse for two 90 minute shows without intermission at 4pm and 7pm Seating is limited due to social distancing. Tickets at crescendoamelia.com, (904) 878-0037 Amelia Musical Playhouse 1955 Island Walkway Fernandina Beach.
New Year’s Eve Parisian Cabaret
The second story of Story & Song Bookstore Bistro will be transformed into a Parisian cabaret as we greet the New Year (in Paris) to the swingin’ sounds of the dynamic Les DeMerle Trio, featuring vocalist Bonnie Eisele and Doug Matthews on keyboards. Bistro table seating at safe distance limited to 12 tables for parties of 2-4. Starts 5 -7 pm $50 tickets include appetizers and champagne. Purchase tickets in advance Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, 1430 Park Ave.(904) 601-2118. storyandsongbookstore.com/specialevents
January 1 and 2
Healing Back Care Class
4-class series. Saturdays from 4-5 pm pm starting 1/2/21. Good for people experiencing chronic or intermittent low back pain. No yoga experience necessary. Reduce inflammation, work with proper posture and help reduce instances of pain. This class is offered as an online or in-studio class. $75 register at www.cyoga-Amelia.com or call (904) 613-6345 for more information.
January 4 and 5
Beginner Yoga 8-week course
$119 for all 8 weeks. Starts 1/4 @ 7:15-8:30 pm or 1/5 @ 10:15-11:30 am In studio class with 9 ppl max and social distancing. Community Yoga & Wellness, 210 Beech Street. Call (904) 613-6345 or visit www.cyoga-amelia.com for more info.