Downtown Fernandina Historic Tours
Pick up at 170 Ash Street. Ride into the past and learn the stories of Amelia Island and the eight flags that have flown over its historically rich land. All ages $29 per adult (Discounts for Seniors, Military and Children under 15). Tours run everyday at 10 am, 1 and 3 pm (Sunday 3 pm only). Advance booking only. Contact Daniel Daly at [email protected]. (904) 899 2429
Beginner Yoga 8-week course
$119 for all 8 weeks. Starts 2/1 @ 7:15-8:30 pm In studio class with 9 ppl max and social distancing Learn yoga with safe, systematic and methodical progress and instructions. Common knee, neck, shoulder and back conditions are ok! Community Yoga + Wellness 210 Beech Street, (904) 613-6345. www.cyoga-amelia.com
FEBRUARY 1 – 28
Lisa Kovacs “Corner Show” Artist at PAGG
Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery is pleased to announce Lisa Kovacs as the “Corner Show” artist for February. Don’t miss Lisa’s beautiful oils. Open to the public. 94 Amelia Village Circle in the Omni Amelia Island Resort Shops. Mon 11 am – 5 pm, Tues 9 am – 1 pm, Wed through Sat 11 am – 5 pm, Sun 1-5 pm. For info, call (904) 432-1750 or visit paggart.com.
Learn EFT for Stress Relief
Robyn Nemes demonstrates Emotional Freedom Technique, “tapping” meridian points to calm the brain. Masks required, seating at safe distance. 10:30 a.m. StoryandSongBookstore.com. 1430 Park Ave. (904) 601-2118
Managing Wildlife in the Garden
Pat Foster-Turley will be presenting this month’s topic. Pat is a resident of Amelia Island, a zoologist and columnist for the Fernandina Beach News-Leader. Hospitality starts at 10 am with the program to begin at 10:30 am. Open to the public. Contact Linda Broadrick at [email protected] or (904) 491-7759. Masks are required and seating will be socially distanced. GFWC Woman’s Club of Fernandina Beach, 201 Jean Lafitte Blvd.
Sip & Shop
This event is sponsored by Fernandina Beach Main Street. Guests can purchase a souvenir wine glass and participating stores will provide in-store wine tastings and snacks. Pocket Park, Downtown Fernandina Beach, 4 – 8 pm, For more info, visit fernandinamainstreet.com.
FEBRUARY 12-14, 18-21, 25-27
“Those Who Fall in Love Like Anchors Dropped Upon the Ocean Floor”
Amelia Community Theatre continues its 40th season with in-person and live-streamed performances of a love story based on fleeting moments and chance encounters. Performances are at 8 p.m. on February 12-13, 18-20, 25-27 and 2 p.m. on February 14 and 21. 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. Livestreaming tickets are $15 for individuals; $30 for households of 2-4 people; and $90 for a group of 5-10. Visit www.AmeliaCommunityTheatre.org or call (904) 261-6749 for tickets.
Amelia Island Jazz Festival Valentine’s Big Band Bash Masquerade Ball Scholarship Benefit Dinner-Dance
Featuring The Dynamic Les DeMerle 17-piece Orchestra with Bonnie Eisele and special guests. Meet-and-greet at 6:30 pm with cocktails. The Gala Dinner/Dance will be from 7 – 10 pm featuring big band classics and a Special Tribute to Harry James and will include live and silent auctions to Support The AIJF Scholarship Fund. 6:30 – 10:00 pm OMNI Amelia Island Resort, Conference Center Amelia Ballrooms 1, 2, 3. 39 Beach Lagoon Road Amelia Island, FL 32034. Tickets in person and at The UPS Store -Island Walk Shopping Center. Tables will be socially distanced. Buy tickets online at www.ameliaislandjazzfestival.com. For more info, call (904) 504-4772
On the second Saturday of each month, participating galleries on the island and mostly the downtown area host free art events and open houses during the second Saturday Artrageous Artwalk. Locals and tourists alike can enjoy the various types of local art that each gallery has to offer as well as meet the artists. Photography, pottery, copper, metal, fused, as well as 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.
Beginner Tai Chi Workshop
Movement, grace and form. Move with your energy and breath to be more balanced and centered. 1 pm-3pm $35 register at www.cyoga-amelia.com or call 904-613-6345 for more information. Community Yoga + Wellness 210 Beech Street. (904) 613-6345. www.cyoga-amelia.com
Local author Hope Cannon broadens your understanding of and bolsters your confidence in loving well. Masks required, seating at safe distance. 2 p.m. In person and live-streamed. StoryandSongBookstore.com 1430 Park Ave. (904) 601-2118
All You Need is Love: A Review of Beatles Music
Amelia Musical Playhouse will present a Revue of Beatles music, “All You Need is Love”. There will be a 5-piece live pit band and will feature
AMP regulars singing a selection of iconic Beatles tunes. Bring your own chair and pay what you can at the door ($15 suggested). 5 – 6:30 pm. $15 suggested entry. 1955 Island Walkway, Fernandina Beach. For info, call Jill Dillingham at (904) 277-3455 or email at [email protected].
Bad Guy’s Clothes
Local author Tommy Nocerino talks about his latest thriller, set in New York’s theater district in the 1890s. Masks required, seating at safe distance. 4 p.m. In person and live-streamed. StoryandSongBookstore.com 1430 Park Ave. (904) 601-2118
Building a Bridge in Morocco
Environmental engineer Munsell McPhillips takes us to Morocco in photos and stories of the time she was there to design and construct a much-needed bridge. Lunch special to go at Story & Song is Moroccan Chicken Tagine. 11 am – Facebook Live. StoryandSongBookstore.com 1430 Park Ave. (904) 601-2118
FEBRUARY 26 – 28; March 5, 6
Gilligan’s Island the Musical
Amelia Musical Playhouse presents this family-friendly stage musical version of the ever popular and iconic 60’s TV comedy show “Gilligan’s Island.” It’s a fun, wacky and entertaining musical with 18 original, tuneful and memorable songs. Admission: $20. Bring your own chair
or blanket. 7:30 – 9:30 pm. 1955 Island Walkway, Fernandina Beach. For info, call Jill Dillingham at (904) 277-3455 or email