Clay County Team Teal Rally
Jaguar fans can meet some of their favorite players during a Team Teal Rally on Thursday in Clay County. It will be held at Moosehaven beginning at 6 p.m. Jaguars players, ROAR cheerleaders, and others will be on hand. There will be games, free food and prize drawings.
Concerts in the Plaza
Enjoy music on a Thursday evening during the Concerts in the Plaza. Big Pineapple will perform beginning at 7 p.m. at the Plaza de la Constitucion in St. Augustine. The concerts are free. For a list of performers this summer, go to www.plazaconcerts.com.
The Happy Together Tour
You can enjoy hits from the 60s and 70s on Thursday night. The Happy Together Tour will perform at the Florida Theatre beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at www.floridatheatre.com. The concert begins at 8 p.m.
Jacksonville Zoo Team Teal Rally
Jaguar fans can meet some of their favorite players during a Team Teal Rally on Friday at the Jacksonville Zoo. First round draft pick Justin Blackmon and other members of the team will be on hand to spend an evening with fans at the zoo. The Team Teal Rally will begin at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
“La Caroline: A New Rock Opera”
You can watch a sneak peek of “La Caroline: A New rick Opera” on Friday. The rock opera is by Florida State College professor, playwright and musician Jennifer chase. It accounts the founding of a French settlement at Ft. Caroline in Northeast Florida. It details the life of explorer Rene’ De Laudonniere. You can see the performance for free on Friday at the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., Show starts at 8 p.m. The play heads to France for two special performances next.
“The Family Stone”
“The Family Stone” will hit the stage in Ponte Vedra this weekend. The group will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Friday night. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show begins at 8 p.m. For tickets, go to www.ticketmaster.com.
48 Hour Film Festival
Filmmakers from all over Jacksonville will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. Pickup begins at 5 p.m. at the Jacksonville Landing. The drop off ends Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Landing. For more information, go to www.48hourfilm.com/jacksonville.
See how laser lights, high-def images, and digital sound all collide to create a Cosmic Concert. It will be held at MOSH Friday night. Laser Beach Boys begins at 7 p.m., concerts follow each hour afterwards. Tickets can be purchased at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door. Tickets are $5 per person. Laser glasses costs $1
Bikers for the Cure
The first “Bikers for the cure” motorcycle ride and poker run will be held on Saturday. It will begin at 9 a.m. at the Adamec Harley-Davidson Dealership on Baymeadows Road. The ride will end at the Riverside Arts Market. This ride will benefit the North Florida affiliate Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Registration is now open online at www.komenpokerrun.com or call 904-448-7446.
Run For the Pies
You are invited to a unique race on Saturday evening. The Run for the Pies Race will be held at the Jacksonville Landing beginning at 7 p.m. The 5K Championship starts at the corner of Laura and Bay Streets. The open 5K race starts at 7:30 p.m. In addition to the race, there will be free pizza, a live band, and a pie eating contest. The first 200 runners to complete the run will be given a pie.To register, go to www.1stplacesports.com.
The Jacksonville Rollergirls will host a doubleheader on Saturday at the Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex on Philips Highway. The first bout will be at 6 p.m. will be the River City Rat Pack versus the Vandalettes of Vero Beach. The second bout will be the Duval Derby Dames versus South Florida Roller Girls, which begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $11 in advance or $13 at the door. Children under the age of 10 are free. Tickets can be purchased at www.jacksonvillerollergirls.com or from one of the local roller derby girls.
The Jacksonville Sharks will host the Philadelphia Soul on Saturday. The game will be held at the Veterans Memorial Arena beginning at 7 p.m. To purchase tickets, go to www.jaxsharks.com.
Mermaids of the First Coast Opening Beach Party
The Beaches Museum and History Park will host a kickoff beach party for the opening of the summer’s exhibit “Mermaids of the First Coast.” It will be held Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. Tickets can be purchased at www.beachmuseum.org or at the museum. For more information, call 904-241-5657.
The Jacksonville Bar Association, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Florida Coastal School of Law and the Northwest Jacksonville Community Development Corporation will offer a “Ask A Lawyer “event on Saturday. It will be held at the NJCDC Corporate office on Moncrief Road. Attorneys will conduct 10-to-15 minute consultations free of charge. The attorneys have knowledge in many areas of law.
Customer Appreciation Day
Local families can enjoy a fun day at a local Sonic Drive-In on Saturday. The location on East Geoffrey Street in St. Augustine will host a customer appreciation day on Saturday. There will be a clown, face painting, games and prizes. It will begin at 10 a.m.
Rummage and Bake Sale
You can help a double lung transplant recipient during a rummage and bake sale on Saturday. The fundraiser is for Lindsey Miller. She received a double lung transplant five years ago, but the costs continue to soar and now the community wants to help. The fundraiser will be held at the Riverside Hand Center on Park Street beginning at 8 a.m. For more information, call 904-472-0755.
Hispanic Career Fair
Radio station, calinete 105.3fm will host a career fair on Saturday. It will be held at the Orange Park Mall beginning at 10 a.m.
Super Summer Kickoff
The Avenues Mall will host the Super Summer Kickoff on Saturday. It will be filled with kids’ events, a fashion show, and live musical performances. It begins at 1 p.m. and it is free and open to the public.
Youth Orchestra Festival
The Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra will host the Tallahassee Youth Orchestras this weekend. Their visit will end with a free concert on Sunday at the Jacoby Symphony Hall in the Times Union Center. It will begin at 2 p.m.