March 10: Bonhams’ The Amelia Island Auction will be held at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club on Amelia Island. Early highlights include a 1924 Bentley 3-Liter Red Label Speed Model tourer, 1933 Maserati 8C 3000 Biposto, 1957 Ferrari 275GTB/4, 1960 Maserati 3500GT Spider and Bob Lutz’s 1935 Riley MPH Two-seater sports car. Learn more at 323-850-7500 or www.bonhams.com.
March 10-12: RM Sotheby’s, official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, will hold its 18th annual sale there at 11 a.m. on March 12 at the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island. The single-day auction will feature 100 blue-chip collector cars, including a 1927 Avions-Voisin C14 Lumineuse, 1932 Ford Model 18 Edsel Ford speedster, 1931 Marmon Sixteen convertible sedan, 1989 Porsche 930 Turbo and a 2003 Aston Martin DB AR1. Previews will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on March 10-11. Learn more at 519-352-4575 or www.rmsothebys.com.
March 11-12: The Festivals of Speed Ballroom Party with gourmet food, live music and a display of exotic cars will be held at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation from 8-11 p.m. on March 11 following the Hollywood Wheels Amelia Island Select auction. The display of exotics will continue on March 12 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on the ninth hole of the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Golf Fairway. Learn more at 352-385-9450 or www.festivalsofspeed.com
March 11-12: The Hollywood Wheels Amelia Island Select auction will be held at 2 p.m. on March 11 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, immediately following the Festivals of Speed Ballroom Party. A second day of auction action by Hollywood Wheels commences at noon on March 12 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Auction previews begin at 11 a.m. on March 11 and 10 a.m. on March 12. Learn more at 800-237-8954 or www.HollywoodWheels.com.
March 11-12: The Motostalgia Amelia Island Auction will be held at 5 p.m. on March 12 near the Amelia Airport and concours field at 4171 Amelia Island Parkway in Fernandina Beach. A cocktail preview will be held from 5-9 p.m. on March 11. Leading the auction is a 1935 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster, plus cars from Auburn and Cord and many European exotics, among others. Previews run from 10 a.m.-9p.m. March 10-12. Learn more at 512-813-0636 or motostalgia.com.
March 10-11: Gooding & Company will offer several Porsches from The Jerry Seinfeld Collection at its Amelia Island Auction at Racquet Park in the Omni Amelia Island Plantation on March 11 at 11 a.m. The sale also includes three historic Porsches that were sold at the company’s January Scottsdale auction. Highlights include a 1959 Porsche 718 RSK with an extensive racing history; a 1957 356 A Speedster; 1973 917/130 Can Am Spyder; 1963 356 B 2000 GS Carrerra 2; 1955 550 Spyder; 1958 Porsche 597 Jadwagen and many others. Previews begin at 9 a.m. on March 10-11. Learn more at 310-899-1960 or www.goodingco.com.
March 13: All of the automotive events in Amelia Island during March build to the 21st Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, a display of more than 250 rare and exotic vehicles at the Ritz-Carlton’s The Golf Club of Amelia Island. Other events officially affiliated with the concours begin March 11 and run until concours day on March 13. For a complete schedule, go to www.ameliaconcours.org. More details can be acquired by calling 904-636-0027.