Teenagers, ages 13-18, are invited to a teen holiday party at the Ponte Vedra Beach Library Branch on Friday. It will begin at 2 p.m. There will be games,holiday card making for senior citizens and plenty of fun.
Picnic in the Plaza
Pack up your family, blanket, and picnic basket and join us for a day at Hemming Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday afternoon. Also enjoy live music by Shawn Lightfoot and lawn games such as cornhole and ladder ball.
Sing to the City
The community of Jacksonville comes together to "Sing To The City" with a night of Christmas caroling. We ask that you bring new scarves to donate to the homeless at the Sulzbacher Center, City Rescue Mission and Community Connections.
Friday night come experience the meaning of Christmas with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and Chorus as they perform one of the most famous oratorios ever, Handel’s Messiah.The show begins at 8p.m. and tickets start at $25. To purchase tickets, call 904-354-5547 or log onto www.jaxsymphony.org.
Musical Concerts at the Suwannee Music Park
Clay Broker and the Bandits will be in concert this weekend at the Suwannee Music Park along with Pete Hunt and the Southern Branded Band. Clay Brookers and the Bandits take to the stage Friday night in the Music Hall.Pete Hunt and the Southern Branded Band will perform on Saturday.For information on tickets, go to www.musicliveshere.com.
A Christmas Carol
The Artist Series Jacksonville presents the holiday classic, "A Christmas Carol" at the Times Union Center’s Moran Theater, Friday beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $26.50. You can purchase tickets at www.artistseriesjax.org or by calling 904-442-2929.
The Jacksonville Giants will take to the court on Friday. They will face off against the Southwest Fellowship Warriors. Game begins at 7 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Arena. Tickets start at $6 and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com
The National Park Service will host the Bird Walk on Saturday at Fort Matanzas National Monument. This walk gives you a chance to explore the ecology of Florida’s Coast. The Bird Walk will take place beginning at 9:30 p.m. Meet at the Visitors Center and do not forget to bring bug spray and binoculars. The Bird Walk is free and open to the public.
Aliens in the Park
Visitors from the “other lands” have made their way to Northeast Florida. You can learn more about invasive exotics and how you can help protest them during a special presentation on Saturday. It will be held at the Fort George Island Cultural State Park beginning at 2 p.m. at the Ribualt Club. No reservations are necessary and the program is free.
Childcare is available on Saturday for parents who have some last minute shopping to do. The Police Athletic League will host a charity fundraiser. Parents can drop off their kids at the Police Athletic League in the Ed Austin Regional Park beginning at 10 a.m. Kids will enjoy a fun-filled day including a visit from Santa, Christmas crafts, games, lunch and dinner. The cost is $60 for the day. All proceeds will benefit PAL Program Services. To Register or for more information, call 904-854-6555 or go to www.jaxpal.com.