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Our Season Is Over; We Won’t Be At Eight Flags

For the same health issues that have been plaguing us for weeks and caused us to cancel our participation in MelbourneAnnounced, we must now withdraw from the last art festival of our season, the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival in Fernandina BeachDetails. We’ve also had to cancel a few personal events. Sadly, this could […]

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We Must Withdraw From Wickham This Weekend

Nancy’s condition, as reported in We Won’t Be In Cedar Key The Weekend Of April 9th, has not improved, in spite of several tests and conversations with her doctor. Consequently, we must now withdraw from the Melbourne Art FestivalAnnounced in Wickham Park this weekend. We still have one more festival this season scheduled for the […]

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Notes About Bird Flamboyance And Behavior

It is clear from Why You Haven’t Seen Any Painted Buntings that the Painted Bunting’s behavior is affected by its physical characteristics. There are risks associated with flamboyance. “Somewhere along their evolutionary path, male Painted Buntings had to choose between bright colors for better sex or more obscure colors for longer life. Speaking for males […]

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Isle Of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Returns April 30th

This festival is back after taking two years off for COVID-19. It will be our eighth timeprevious participating on the Isle of Eight Flags (Amelia Island). They are expecting over 120 thousand visitors this year. This event includes a food festival, entertainment, a vintage/antiques show, contests, the festival parade (the deadline for entering the parade […]

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Melbourne Art Festival Starts April 23rd

The 37th Annual Melbourne Art Festival will be open from 9 am to 5 pm both Saturday, April 23, and Sunday around the north lake at Wickham Park in Melbourne. This will be our seventh year participating in this festivalprevious and the fifth year at this location. This festival is free to the public. Besides […]