The grandest event of the year on Amelia Island is the Concours d’Elegance.
New Fernandina restaurant, Gilbert’s Underground Kitchen, will feature “Seasonal Southern neighborhood dining” plus international cuisine by celebrity Chef Kenny Gilbert (of BRAVO’s “Restaurant Wars” Top Chef challenge).
Newcomers to Florida can take 2-day seminar to learn about local landscaping & gardening. Also, classes on attracting bluebirds (build a house), roses, and plant clinic.
Local financial advisor and columnist Steve Nicklas has published a book of some of his favorite columns from the last 20 years. Book signing at Fernandina’s Books Plus January 23, 2015.