The Friends of the Library will host their second annual Treasure Sale and Book Sale on Saturday. Silent treasures will be offered as silent auction items. The sale will be held at the Southeast Branch Library. All sales benefit the library. The sale begins t 10 a.m.
Vince Gill and Darius Rucker Concert
County music fans can enjoy the music of Vince Gill and Darius Rucker on Saturday. The singers will perform at a concert to benefit Birdies for the Brave, an organization to raise funds for programs for wounded warriors and military families. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts.
Gingerbread Hours Extravaganza
The 11th annual Gingerbread House Extravaganza returns to Northeast Florida This event showcases gigantic gingerbread confections. This event kicks off on Saturday and runs through December 22nd at the Old St. Andrews Church. This event benefits the children’s programs of the Jacksonville Historical Society.
Join a park ranger at the Fort George Island Cultural State park to learn more about the prehistoric beasts that lived in this area. Find out what prehistoric life was like. The program will take place at the Ribault Club. It will begin at 2 p.m. and the program is free.
Christmas Big Truck and Buggy Show
Come out and enjoy the First annual Fat Boys Motor sports Christmas Big Truck and Buggy Show/Toy Drive. It will be held Saturday at the Morocco Shrine Center beginning at 1 p.m. The toy drive is to raise money for the Sulzbacher Center. There will be face painting, balloons, cotton candy for kids. In addition to the activities, Old Dixie Highway Band and Black Creek Rizin Band performing. Staring at 4 p.m., there will be a DJ spinning tunes.
Jaguars Send Off Rally
Come out and support the Jaguars during a Team Send off Rally. This event sponsored by the Booster Club will begin at 10:30 a.m. next to the Touchdown Jaguars statue outside the West Touchdown Club. Wear your teal and bring your Jaguars pride.
Vilano Beach Main Street invites you to the Vilano Beach Pier Sunset Celebration on Saturday. It will begin at noon and last until dusk. There will be merchandise from area vendors, food and fun.
The Polar Express
Experience the magic of the holidays by taking a ride on Chris Van Allsburg's The Polar Express. The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra will present the Polar Express. There will be pre-concert activities beginning at 2 p.m. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. Subscriptions and single tickets are available. Single tickets are $10 and $22 for reserved. To purchase a ticket, go to www.jaxsymphony.org or call 904-354-5547.
Caregiver Support Groups
Haven Hospice is hosting caregiver support groups every First Monday of the month. The next one will be on Monday, December 3 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Custead Care Center in Orange Park. The care center is located at 745 Blanding Boulevard. For more information, call 904-279-1677.
"Fifty Shades of Crave"
Restaurant KC Crave will host "fifty Shades of Crave" on Tuesday. It is a food and wine tasting event to benefit Children's Home Society of Florida. It will begin at 7 p.m. Guests can enjoy food and wine while spending time with some of the city's VIP. Tickets are $30 for general admission and $40 for VIP. VIP ticket holders are allowed early entry. To purchase a ticket, go to www.50shadesofcrave.com.