As the Concours D’Elegance is hosted at the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island this weekend, car enthusiasts and collectors gather from around the country come to admire and attend the auction held by Sotherby’s. They present an incredible selection of the worlds most desirable automobiles setting numerable auction benchmarks in the process.
The nearby town of Fernandina features lovely Victorian-era architecture, step back in time to the simpler days of yesteryear by exploring Amelia Island’s riverfront city, Fernandina Beach. Wander around this area dubbed “downtown,” that branches out from the riverfront with central business corridor of Centre Street (pictured above).
With historic district of 50-plus blocks on the National Register of Historic Places, there’s plenty to discover downtown. Fernandina features 400-plus historic structures on the National Register of Historic Places. Gaze at historic homes, churches, and commercial buildings.
Art on Centre Gallery, is located at 503 Centre Street. It is an art gallery that features works from living American artists using various mediums in a contemporary theme. This short video shows a selection of paintings by Claire Kendrick and also works of art by painter Nancy Reyner and sculptor Chad Awalt.