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Arts and Culture All Over Amelia

Posted on October 04, 2017 |
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Arts and Culture All Over Amelia
From world-famous Jazz musicans to renowned visual artists, a celebration of cocktials, a gallery stroll through downtown and a tournament of the signature sport of the south of France, you can experience it here. 
The Amelia Island Jazz Festival
Jazz artist Roseanna Vitro performs a “Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald” Friday, October 13th, and Grammy Award-winning headliner Néstor Torres takes the stage on Saturday, October 14th. The festival also includes a “Wine Tasting & Jazz” evening as well as the annual “Dixie to Swing Jazz Brunch”. Don’t miss this hot week of jazz events on Amelia Island, October 8 – 15th.  

Cocktails & Canvases
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort is pleased to host the 2nd annual Cocktails and Canvases event in partnership with the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens the weekend of November 10-12, 2017. Guests will enjoy an immersive weekend where visual arts, creative cocktails and culinary explorations come together in a luxurious coastal setting. This vibrant experience is a can’t-miss event for artists, collectors, and foodies alike.  

Pétanque Amelia Island Open
The largest Petanque event in the Americas welcomes players and spectators from around the world. Play unfolds alongside a harborfront and historic district that beckon with true joie de vivre. World champs join newcomers for competition and camaraderie this November 10-12. 

The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival
Legendary jazz keyboardist Chick Corea and Classical Piano Virtuoso Yefim Bronfman will headline 2018 season of Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival. Festival lodging packages will be announced in November. Explore the full season and purchase tickets here.

Artrageous Artwalk
On the second Saturday of each month from 5 – 8 pm, participating Amelia Island galleries host art events.  Meet the artists, enjoy a complimentary beverage, and enjoy the various types of art each gallery offers. 
 

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Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.