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Events

  • Community Calendar for the week of March 15

    Thursday

    Chamber members to hear about sign changes
    On March 15, at 8:30 am at Natures Landing Condos conference room, City Attorney Norm Fugate will give a presentation about possible changes to Cedar Key’s Sign Ordinance. Please plan on attending so that you may determine if and how these proposed changes might affect your business. This is a quarterly Chamber Board Meeting which is open to the general membership. Please respond to the chamber if you are planning on attending to ensure adequate seating and/or the need for a new venue.

  • Woman’s Club Fashion Show set

    The Cedar Key Woman’s Club will present its Fashion Show and Luncheon on Thursday, March 15. This annual event has become the hit of the town in the past few seasons. Featuring Cedar Key models with fashions coordinated by Nancy Stephens from Déjà Vu on Second Street, the entertainment value is worth the price of the ticket.

  • Community Calendar for the week of March 8

    Saturday
    Annual Spring Plant Sale
    The Cedar Key Garden Club’s Annual Spring Plant Sale will be held by City Hall on C Street on March 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will have a large variety of native plants to choose from.

    Auditions held for SVP

  • Wild about wildlife

    By Patty Roesch
    Special to the Beacon
    The Cedar Key Arts Center held a Salute to Wildlife March 3. From 5-7 p.m. guests explored the exhibit sipping happily on wine and enjoying the food.
    In appreciation of the Suwanne Refuge, the art was to feature the area. Ann Kamzelski and Jack Murphy were among the artists with work on display.
    Kamzalski is a digital photographer. Armed with her camera and Photoshop, she creates images that keep the viewer wondering.

  • CK Eagles to hold fund raising event for Bergers March 12

     On Monday March 12, from 5-7:30 p.m. The public is invited to a Jambalaya dinner and cake walk at the Cedar Key Eagles Aerie home on the corner of 3rd and B Streets.

  • Florida writer speaks at CK library

    Jeff Klinkenberg, who writes about Florida culture and people, will visit the Cedar Key Public Library on at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10, to give a program about his unique perspective on his home state. Klinkenberg’s talk, part of the library’s current “Our Stories” series, will be an entertaining, informative look at some of the state’s more colorful people, places and events.

  • Community Calendar for the week of March 1

     Friday

  • Community Calendar for the week of Feb. 23

    Saturday

    Needy Family Project
    Saturday, Feb. 25, from 1:30-5 p.m., the Fraternal Order of Eagles will be holding a fund-raising event promoting its motto: People Helping People.
    For a $6 donation - which will help fund the group’s Needy Family Project - members and guests will partake in a Southern tradition of ham and split pea soup.
    Carryout is available, otherwise stop by at 3rd and B Street to enjoy this worthwhile cause. For more information, call 543-9789.

    Wednesday

  • Between the river and deep blue Gulf: The past and future of oysters in Florida’s Big Bend

    The University of Florida IFAS Shellfish Extension Program and Florida Sea Grant invite you to a presentation at the Cedar Key Library on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

    The talk, by Dr. Jennifer Seavey, a landscape ecologist with the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, will focus on the analysis of oyster reef changes over time in the Big Bend.

  • Community Calendar for the week of Feb. 16