Peek inside some of Fernandina’s lovely, historic private residences during Holiday Home Tour. Enjoy a bonfire while listening to carolers at Fort Clinch. Luminaries light “Christmas Glow” night, plus the Fernandina Lighted Christmas Parade and more…
This small barrier island with a big heart at its “Centre” — the historic corridor of downtown Fernandina Beach — combines special events with its endearing small-town ambiance, for a cozy coastal experience every Christmas season.
Rutabaga is a cool season vegetable, which means it grows best in the winter in Florida. Garden Talk Q & A, Nassau County Florida Extension.
Q & A about growing Muscadine grapes for wine making in northeast Florida and growing citrus.
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).
Learn more about poinsettia myths (they’re NOT poisonous to humans and/or pets). Gardening fact vs. fiction from horticultural expert at the Nassau County Extension.
Fernandina Beach is removed from the bustle of big towns, but offers a unique vantage point. You see, the tiny town has a front-row seat to the political zaniness in Washington, D.C. The same political dysfunction is occurring here — a microcosm of the nation’s capital. Read opinion column by Steve Nicklas.
In life, family traditions endure through generations, from recipes cooked, special crafts made, the gathering of relatives, and other actions that become rituals over time. Just like families, communities also have their own. The first weekend in December each year is one filled with small-town holiday traditions, including Friday’s “Christmas Glow Night” when luminaries line 2-miles of Atlantic Avenue.