There’s lots of time to enjoy lazy days at the shore on this northeast Florida barrier island after Labor Day. September historic average temperatures in Fernandina Beach are a high of 85 and evening lows average 73 degrees. Then there’s October, a perfect month for outdoor activities.
Football season starts with the first Friday night home game at Fernandina Beach High School September 2, 2011. SEE 2011 HOME GAME SCHEDULE. Cold Stone Creamery, hot dogs and more will be served at concession stand. Swashbuckling Pirates to also invade the field. Come out and support the team!
The Omni Amelia Island Plantation and the Sawgrass Marriott Resort are heading in somewhat different directions.
What flower bulbs do well in Florida without much care? Find out by attending free class in Yulee at Nassau County Demonstration Garden on September 14, 2011. Master Gardener will give tips on care, feeding, and over-wintering of bulbs. Got problem plants? Bring plant samples to the plant clinic September 19, 2011. Let the experts at the Nassau County Extension diagnose your issues.
The “Lands and Legacies Tour” of Cumberland Island, GA is a van tour accessing more remote areas of this wilderness island.
Like rock bands, Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch volunteers attract groupies who follow their turtle gigs.
2011 Great Southern Tailgate Cookoff August 26-27 features live bands and pro barbecue competition oceanfront. Special Amelia Island hotel deals. Admission is free to enjoy bands at the beach (Bush Doctors, Mustang Sally, Hoffman’s Voodoo, The Impediments, Touch of Grey and Wet Willie). Arts & crafts area and beach volleyball tournament. Food and beverages for purchase.
Replacing your Florida home’s lawn? Argentine bahiagrass is disease and insect resistant and cold tolerant. However, before doing anything, get a soil test kit first and more info about various types of lawngrass for your area.