Amelia Island Festival of Stories & Songs presents: More than Words — tips & techniques for performing your story: A Workshop with Paul Strickland Expert storyteller Paul Strickland gives performance techniques for storytelling. We've all heard the old saying, "Show, don't tell." In this workshop you'll learn how to show better when you tell. Supporting the story you're telling [...]
Amelia Island Festival of Stories & Songs presents: Island of Stories and Book-Signing Featured Performers: Dickie Anderson, Jarrett Hill, Chip Kirkpatrick and the American Beach Storytellers Local historians tell stories about Amelia Island’s fascinating past, American Beach Storytellers—Residents of American Beach who contributed to the new book Life on American Beach: Voices from Within share [...]
Amelia Island Festival of Stories & Songs presents: The Art of Storytelling with Carl Hiaasen Spend an evening with the person Dave Barry calls “one of South Florida’s most vital natural resources.” Listening to Carl Hiaasen’s powerful convictions about society and the environment, or stories about writing the characters in his bestselling novels, creates an [...]
Amelia Island Festival of Stories & Songs presents: Lunch with Storytellers Lunch will feature a delicious deli buffet followed by performances by nationally known storytellers Paul Strickland, Michael Reno Harrell, and Kim Weitkamp. Sponsor this event or another festival event
Caring for palm trees in Florida involves several key aspects to ensure their health and vitality. You'll learn more about palms, including discussions on proper maintenance, normal "abnormalities," and diseases threatening palms in Florida, specifically Nassau County. Dr. Taylor Clem with UF/IFAS Extension will go over guidelines like watering, soil, pruning, sunlight, fertilization,disease management, and [...]
Lil’ Rev is a world-class entertainer and steward of vintage song and lore. Performing with ukulele, harmonica, mandolin, guitar and banjo, Rev has an unmatched repertoire of both traditional and original song, poetry, storytelling and humor. Both entertainer and educator, Rev is renowned as one of the preeminent ukulele instructors and performers and will offer [...]
"Strengthening & Safeguarding the Coastal Dunes that Protect Us" is the theme of the next presentation by RCOAST founder Christy Swann and Dr. Frank Hopf, developer of the Amelia Island Dune Plan. They will talk about using LIDAR technology to monitor and assess our dunes and their change.
***SORRY - SOLD OUT. Please click here to be added to the wait list for the Galentine's Day Party*** Galentine's Day is a special day for women to celebrate their friendships. Bring a friend! Front Porch Beads Trunk Show, 10 am-6 pm • Complimentary, No reservation required Treat yourself or a friend to beautiful, [...]
"Expressions of Love in the Cummer Collection" From depictions of maternal love, the goddess of love, the love of knowledge, the love of material wealth, to romantic and marital love, the museum’s permanent collection holds a trove of subjects to consider on Valentine’s day. Purchase tickets at the Cummer Museum website. Order a box lunch [...]
Dan & Faith are an award-winning, New England-based husband and wife singer-songwriter duo who describe their music as dream-inspired folk. $25 Tickets
Author Linda Kass reimagines the early life of Bess Myerson –- the talented daughter of poor Russian Jewish immigrants -– who, in the bigoted milieu of 1945, remarkably rises to become Miss America. $45 includes Program, Lunch, & Book $25 includes Program & Lunch Menu: Little Paris Bookshop Slice of Quiche (Vegetarian) Seasonal Salad Rolls [...]
Open to all ages and skill levels. Join Front Porch Beads volunteers and make jewelry to sell for charity. Make new friends and learn new skills! No charge, all materials and tools provided. For more information and to register, go to www.frontporchbeads.com/events .