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Upcoming Local Events

February 9th, 2012 by theAddison

Now that winter is officially over (see Groundhog post below) we can look forward to a great spring season of local events. Here is a short list of what is coming up in the next couple of months. Let me know if you have questions about any of the events. Full details can be found on our website’s Local Events page.

February 11th, 2012. Artrageous Artwalk. Many local art galleries are open late and offering a chance to talk with local artists, watch them create their works and have glass of wine.

February 17th and 18th, 2012. Amelia Island Book Festival. Join the festival for 3 days of workshops, author’s luncheons and literary discussion.

February 18th, 2012. The Ned Tyson Memorial Pirates on the Run 5K/10K.

February 23rd through the 26th, 2012. Amelia Island Film Festival.

February 25th, 2012. 6th Annual Amelia Island Chili Cook Off. Teams of chefs from all over the county will prepare their special chili recipes for you to taste and vote for your favorite!

March 2nd, 2012. Sounds on Center Free Concert. Local band, Face For Radio, kicks off this season of free street concerts downdown that happen the first Friday of each month.

March 3rd and 4th, 2012. Amelia Island Garden Show. The 3rd annual Amelia Island Garden Show produced by the Fernandina Farmers Market will roll out nature’s brightest colors.

March 3rd and 4th, 2012. First Weekend Union Garrison, Fort Clinch State Park. Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War Between the States.

March 10th, 2012. Artrageous Artwalk.

March 17th and 18th, 2012. Confederate Garrison, Fort Clinch State Park.

March 24th, 2012. Fernandina Beach Rib Cook-Off, Central Park. Smoke will be in the air as dozens of area competitors try their best rib recipes for a chance at becoming Rib Champion. Local blues bands will be playing throughout the day at the park, only two blocks from the Addison. Tickets $10.

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