Ride to Remember
You can help the Wounded Warrior Project on Saturday. The Ride to Remember 2012 will be held Saturday at the V.F.W. #9 10003 on New Kings Road. Kickstands go up at 10 a.m. The ride will go to Whitey’s Fish Camp and then the scenic route to the Conch house in St. Augustine. To donate or learn more about the ride, go to www.woundedwarrior project.org.
Hike through History
Join a park ranger at the Fort George island Cultural State Park for a nature hike on Saturday. You can learn more about the history, people and places that once called the island home. The program begins at 2 p.m. at the Ribault Club. No reservations necessary and the program is free.
Jacksonville Bullies vs. New Jersey Rascals
Jacksonville’s lacrosse team will be in action on Saturday. The bullies will take on the New Jersey Rascals at the Veterans Memorial Arena beginning at 7 p.m.
The international sensation Tap Dogs is back in Jacksonville. You can see the show at the Times-Union Center on Saturday for one performance only. Tap Dogs is part dance and part rock concert. The show will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets begin at $27 and are available at www.artistseriesjax.org or call 904-632-3373.
Ride For Dreams
The 4th annual Ride for Dreams will be held Saturday at Adamec Harley-Davidson. Registration begins at 8:30 p.m. Kickstands up at 10:30 a.m. You can register at www.ridefordreams.com.
Lace up your shoes and participate in McKenzie’s Run on Saturday. The 5K run/walk and 1 mile fun run will be held at Everbank Field. The 5K will start at 9:30 a.m. on Gator Bowl Boulevard. 15-year-old McKenzie Wilson died after a brief illness in 2010. This run will benefit the McKenzie Wilson Foundation. To register, go to www.mckenziesrun.org. There will be autograph signing by the ROAR Cheerleaders and Jaxson De Ville and live entertainment in the Pepsi Plaza at the post-run party.
Heekin Joint Replacement Fun Walk
Local families are invited to participate in the Heekin Joint Replacement Fun Walk on Saturday. It will begin at 9 a.m. at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside. To register for the walk, go to www.1stplacesports.com.
Watch out for Pirates in St. Augustine this weekend. The Pirate Parade will be held on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. It will start and end at Francis Field. There will be traffic interruptions in the area during the parade.
Anheuser-Busch Car Show
The Anheuser-Busch brewery will host a car show this weekend. It will be held at the brewery at 111 Busch Drive on Saturday. In addition to the show featuring more than 100 classic cars, visitors can take a tour of the brewery. Food vendors will be on hand as well. Registration will take place from 8 a.m to 10 a.m. The car show will begin at 10 a.m. And last until 3 p.m. This show benefits United Way and the Ronald McDonald House.
The Jacksonville Children’s Chorus will host its fall choral concert on Saturday. The concert will feature Canadian singer-songwriter Justin Hines. It will begins t 2 p.m. at the Lazzara Performance Hall at the University of North Florida. Tickets are $25. To purchase tickets, call 904-353-1636 or go to www.jaxchildrenschorus.com.
Military Appreciation Bout
The Jacksonville Rollegirls will hold a double header on Saturday. The action begins at 6 p.m. with the River City Rat Pack vs. Savannah Derby Devils A-Team. At 8 p.m., the First Coast Fatales will take on the Savannah Derby Devils B-team. The bout will be held at the Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex on Philips Highway. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door (cash only at the door). Children 10 and under are free. You can purchase tickets are www.jacksonville rollergirls.com or from SB Skate Co. in Jacksonville Beach. There will be discounted tickets for military personnel with a valid military ID.