Coastal Nature: Share the Shore with Wildlife

Love nature and being outdoors? Love to take photos? Keep these things in mind when observing coastal wildlife.

Amelia Island Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off. BBQ & Bands at the Beach

The Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off happening at Main Beach in Fernandina August 23-24, 2013, is a free admission, 2-day BBQ competition featuring six bands and performers. Boston’s former lead singer, Fran Cosmo, is the headline performer this year. Tasty BBQ from competitors available for purchase.

Amelia Island Celebrates 4th of July, 2013: Family-Oriented, “Old-Fashioned” Holiday Weekend Events

Fourth of July holiday weekend 2013 on Amelia offers lots of fun things to do around the island to celebrate this summer holiday with friends and family. Watch fireworks on Thursday, July 4, 2013 either downtown in Fernandina at the riverfront or on the southend beachfront. Also happening over the holiday weekend 2013 is the Stars & Stripes Freedom Festival at Central Park, Sounds on Centre free concert downtown, and “Living History” re-enactments at Fort Clinch State Park.