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Events

  • Behind the scenes

    Remember the smell of caps when you were growing up? You know, the paper strand that you unrolled and then whacked with a hammer? It made a pop and had a cool smell? Now, multiply that smell by 100 and that sound by 10,000.  That is what happens when the fireworks are going off - up close and personal.  

    Starting Sunday afternoon, Cedar Key Fire Chief Robert Robinson unpacked the fireworks that were delivered earlier in the week and sorted them by size into several metal garbage cans.

  • Memorial Day - Cedar Key style

    Memorial Day, which was originally called Decoration Day, a time when flowers were placed on the graves of soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery to remember those who had died serving their country. The first Decoration Day was proclaimer in May 1868.  

  • Cedar Key FFA team proves it is the leader in Aquaculture knowledge

    Kit Riley and Ridley Reynolds, both 8th graders; and Ariel Alexander, along with Nathanial Brinkman, fellow 6th graders, proved to the judges that their knowledge of aqua- culture surpassed that of any other team - thanks to being raised near the water on Cedar Key and to the dedication of their coach and teacher, Denny Voyles.

  • Florida Heritage Month Award Winners include Cedar Key’s Resident Poet

    Carol Frost’s latest book, Honeycomb, was recently honored at the Florida Heritage Awards Ceremony in Tallahassee.

    The poet, writer and avid kayak fisherman - when she is not a Professor of English at Rollins College - was part of a group of talented Floridians who received this year’s accolades. They include writers Carl Hiaasen, Mark Mustian, Jose Alvarez, William Culver Hall, Jan Godown Annino, Christina Diaz Gonzalez and Margaret Ross Tolbert.

  • Fun and fundraising at 3rd Annual Paint Out

    The weather could not have been more perfect for the Art Center’s “Paint Out” last Saturday. You may have noticed some of the 13 artists who were working diligently to complete their work — from blank canvas to finished and framed composition — in three hours.

  • Cedar Key’s 47th Annual Fine Art Festival April 2nd and 3rd

    Soon, historic downtown Cedar Key will transform into a celebration of fine art. Old Florida Celebration of the Arts is celebrating its 47th anniversary, and for the second consecutive year, the Cedar Key Arts Center proudly presents one of the premier outdoor fine arts festivals in the state. Three city blocks on Historic 2nd Street will be showcasing 125 fine artists who specialize in a variety of mediums. Festival visitors will have the opportunity to meet these artists, sample wonderful local cuisine, and enjoy live entertainment in City Park.

  • Local models shake their booties

    The Cedar Key Women’s Club held its Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show, Tuesday at the Community Center in Cedar Key and over 150 women came to enjoy it.

    Several vendors were on hand selling a variety of wares from ceramics to vintage jewelry to household decor items. Most of the clothing and accessories were supplied by Deja Vu on Second Street.

  • Ongoing Activities

    Knitting Club: Meets at Kona Joe's every Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. on the back deck. All knitters are welcome.