Archive for the ‘Specials & Events’ Category

High Tide Women’s Weekend

October 5th, 2010 by Deborah Gold

October 1—2, 2011 – A weekend just for women-programs include yoga on the beach, grits workshop, cajun cooking lessons, writers workshop, historic district tours, river cruises, make-overs, healthy women workshops, belly dancing, southern luncheon-resale shop fashion show and Saturday Night vaudeville show-“Its About Us” featuring Kathy Patrick and her friends. Kathy Patrick-Pulpwood Queens’ Book-Sharing Guide to Life. For more information on the author vist Books and event tickets available at Books Plus.

Amelia Island Blues Festival

October 5th, 2010 by Deborah Gold

February 4—5, 2011
Check the website soon for schedule and details:

Amelia Island Book Festival

October 5th, 2010 by Deborah Gold

February 18—19, 2011
Amelia Island Book Festival is a two day Festival for book lovers of all ages. Well-known featured authors from around the country,as well as the region, provide programs for readers and for writers in a variety of settings, including the county schools, a Free Children s Program, Free Reader’s Festival, a day-long writer’s workshop, and other special events. (find out more)

32nd Annual Amelia Island Antiques Show & Sale

October 5th, 2010 by Deborah Gold

February, 2011
This annual antiques show and sale to benefit the Amelia Island Restoration Foundation will be held at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5. Food will be available. For more information please call King Antique Shows at (904) 269-2431.

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

October 5th, 2010 by Deborah Gold

March 11—13, 2011
An annual spring event that brings together a remarkable collection of vintage automobiles, from classic touring cars to historic race-winning one-of-a-kind vehicles. Each event features a well-known car marquee and a world-famous Honorary Chairman. Vehicles are displayed and judged, with prizes for Best in Show, Best in Class, and other significant categories.

47th Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival,

October 5th, 2010 by Deborah Gold

Delicious PrawnsApril 29—May 1, 2011
The Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival features an array of activities for adults and children. The Shrimp Festival will dish out boatloads of fresh seafood and shrimp dishes, as local volunteer organizations prepare and serve an astounding assortment of menu items, including shrimp pie, shrimp twisters, crawfish, and shrimp ice cream. The Fine Arts and Crafts show will feature works from more than 300 award-winning artists and craftspeople. Families will enjoy the “Little Pirate” costume contest, pre-festival Pirate Parade, and the Family Fun Zone.(find out more).

Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off

August 20th, 2010 by Deborah Gold

August 27, 2011
Join us for the Inaugural Great Southern Tailgate Cook-Off to be held Friday August 27 and Saturday August 28 on Amelia Island. More than 40 cooking teams from across the country will compete for up to $20,000 in cash and prizes. Performances by: Jimmy Parrish, Swingin’ Medallions, Bush Doctors, Face for Radio, Karl W Davis & Friends and Touch of Grey. (find out more)

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