Proponents of a new library in downtown Fernandina Beach are attempting to turn the page in securing funds for the grand project -- following several political setbacks.
A well-known symbol of Budweiser, the Clydesdale horses will visit Fernandina on November 16, 2012.
Besides 2012's holiday season events, check out other Amelia Island events happening in November and December around the Fernandina Beach area. Saturdays, visit two Farmers' markets (Amelia Farmers Market at Omni Amelia Island Plantation and Amelia Marketplace in downtown Fernandina).
The makeover of the Old Dinghy Club building on the Fernandina Beach waterfront rivals the work of a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon. The final product, The Salty Pelican Bar & Grill, is something that is good and appealing for downtown Fernandina Beach. Entrepreneurs Al Waldis and T.J. Pelletier invested private money into a dream endeavor that has success written all over it. Fernandina Beach needs more projects like this.
How often has a United States VP candidate -- or presidential, for that matter -- visited Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, Florida? Reportedly never, until this week. Folks gathered Monday, October 29, 2012 at Main Beach Park on the seaside lawn to watch history in the making on this little barrier island at the Florida-Georgia border. Read more about Congressman Paul Ryan's visit.
Get expert help from gardening gurus at Nassau County, Florida Extension. Free October 2012 "Plant Clinics" to diagnose your problems and provide solutions. Read gardening Q & A about Peacock Gingers, growing beets this fall, and lawn weeds.