Episode 8: Pajama Dave

His life is better than your vacation. As one of the most recognized faces on the island, Pajama Dave is living the dream. In this episode of Under the 8 we visit PJ’s Pajama Life store downtown to talk with him about his life in Fernandina, why he wears pajamas every day, boat tours, his shop, and his newest venture-a beer garden. And the story on how he got the name ‘Pajama Dave’.

Pajama Dave’s: https://pajamadaves.com/

Dave Vorhees new venture:  https://www.facebook.com/PJDS-396220594060653/

Video and information about the Kickstarter Campaign for PJD’s Beer & Wine Garden: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/537958096/pjds-beer-and-wine-garden

Episode 5: Amelia Musical Playhouse

The odd octagonal building just off of 8th Street is the subject of much curiosity in Fernandina Beach. In this episode of Under the 8, Christy and Tarah talk with Amelia Musical Playhouse owners, Jill and Gregg Dillingham, about their theater and most recent in the works production, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, as well as life on the island. Listen to the interview as well as recording from the ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ auditions.

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Episode 4: Hurricane Matthew

This October, Fernandina Beach residents lived through the most powerful storm that the island has seen in years. Local hurricane hero, Chad Bridges and former Mayor, Johnny Miller, talk with Christy and Tarah about their unique perspectives during the storm. Chad Bridges stayed behind, posting video and picture updates for those who chose to evacuate. As Mayor, Johnny Miller helped the area navigate through the worst natural disaster of our lifetime. A special thank you to all of the first responders who worked hard to bring residence back to the island as quickly and safely as possible. Enjoy this special Hurricane Matthew episode of Under The 8.

Florida Life in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island