The travelling Carillon came to Fernandina tonight and put on a show for hundreds of spectators seated by the river on a fabulous spring night at sunset.  The Carillon is a set of VERY large brass bells played like an organ without the keys, featuring foot pedals in the foot and hand locations.  Follow the gaze of the spectators to the large train car – looking thing and you’ve got yourself a carillon.  Many came for the music, some came for the spectacle, but all came for the fabulous evening.  Thanks go to the Historic Downtown Business Association for bringing this fine event to us this evening.  Those are the same folks who bring us the Frist Friday Sounds on Centre concerts… with another one coming up a week from tonight.  See you there?

Fairbanks House