A Winter Wonderland is now at Adventure Landing Jacksonville Beach location until January 13th! The second annual WinterFEST will feature a complete Alpine experience. From 2 pm- 10pm you will get to enjoy ice skating and sliding, s'more roasting, Santa's workshop and an evening of snowfall. For more information and ticket pricing visit http://www.jaxwinterfest.com or call (904) 246-4386.
Festival of Lights
The Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park will host a holiday celebration featuring more than five million lights. Today through Sunday, 6:30 pm to 9 pm come see a gingerbread village, candy cane forest, Santa 's runway and enjoy complimentary hot cocoa and popcorn. For more information visit www.FloridaStateParks.org/StephenFoster
Schedule your appointments for the upcoming Blood Drive at the Bunnell Fire & Police Department Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. . If you have any questions about donating blood please contact Florida's Blood Centers at 1-888-936-6283 or visit www.floridasbloodcenters.org
JEA Recycling Drop-Off
JEA and Metro-Rooter Plumbing Service will be providing drop-off locations for anyone with used cooking oil to recycle Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the old Coggin Dealership on Atlantic and Southside Boulevard. The goal is to keep the greases out of the sewer system so they can be used in exchange for cleaner biodiesel fuels.
Want a night of live entertainment and great food? Friday night make your way to Whitey's Fish Camp at 9:30 p.m. as local classic rock band, The Ride, performs a tribute jam session. For directions call (904) 269-4198.
Old Town Arts and Crafts Show
Unique original handmade art, crafts, paintings, jewelry and sculptures will be on display and judged Saturday through Sunday at Francis Field in St. Augustine. The show features artists and craftsmen from throughout northeast Florida and the U.S. . Admission is free, for more information call (904)794-0084 or visit www.oldtownartshow.com
Throwback Gives Back
Skate Station of Orange Park will be hosting a night of goodwill Saturday from 11:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.. Admission will be $5.00 and free for customers that bring winter clothing items for the homeless. All items collected will be donated to the Trinity Rescue Mission and Clay County Clothes Closet. The event is for ages 17 and up, if you have any questions call (904) 272-5600.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Gamma Rho Omega Chapter, Inc. in partnership with Alpha Jax Foundation, Inc presents, Chocolate Nutcracker a LaVerne Reed Production. This urban spin on the holiday classic The Nutcracker will include African dance, Ballet, Hip-hop, and Jazz numbers from young local dancers. The production will be held Saturday evening at the Times Union Center for Performing Arts Moran Theater. Show times are 2:00pm and 7:30 pm. For ticket prices visit ticketmaster.com or call Johnetta Moore at (904) 768-2255.