Jacksonville Landing Customer Appreciation Week The shops and restaurants at the Jacksonville Landing want to say "thank you" to their customers this week. They will be offering five full days of lunch and dinner specials, giveaways, contest and much more. For more information, go to www.jacksonvillelanding.com
Jacksonville Suns vs. Mobile Baybears You can see the hometown baseball team in action beginning Tuesday. The team will begin a series with the Mobile Baybears at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. For game times, go to www.jaxsuns.com.
Singles That Mingle Forty and older singles' group will hold its first planning session at the Mandarin Branch public library on Kori Road on Tuesday. The group plans to meet monthly for area singles to plan activities. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 904-316-1509.
"Bonnie And Clyde" WJCT will be presenting a Wednesday night movie series for five weeks at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. The series will begin on Wednesday with a screening of "Bonnie and Clyde." Prior to the kickoff movie, Jacksonville Jaguar Eben Britton will host a reception at 6 p.m. During the reception, you will see his private collection of classic movie posters. Each movie starts at 7 p.m., and there will be $5 admission fee collected at the door.
Justin Moore Country star Justin Moore will bring his musical talents to Jacksonville on Wednesday. He will perform at Whisky River at the St. Johns Town Center. Moore is currently touring with Rascal Flatts and Sarah Evans. He has released five singles since his debut in 2008. All of his singles have charted in the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart. Tickets for Moore's concert are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. They are available online at www.whiskyriverjacksonville.com. Doors for the concert will not open until 7 p.m.
Music By The Sea The ninth annual Music by the Sea concert series continues this week with a free concert at the St. Augustine Beach Pier and Pavilion. Jimmy Parish and the Ocean Waves will perform beginning at 7 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. For a full schedule, go to www.thecivicassociation.org.
Native Plant Class You can learn more about native plants during a class on Thursday at the Agricultural Center Auditorium in St. Augustine. The class will begin at 2 p.m. The class will focus on shady characters and fall bloomers. It is free and open to the public. If you can't make that class, there will be a class on rooftop agriculture beginning at 4 p.m. It will be held in the wind mitigation building at the University of Florida IFAS Extension office.
Concerts in the Plaza The free Concert in the Plaza will be held Thursday with a performance by Elizabeth and The Grapes of Roth. Concerts are free, and they are held in the Plaza de la Constituction beginning at 7 p.m. Parking is free downtown after 5 p.m. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring lounge chairs for sitting and picnic dinners. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed in the plaza. For a list of performers throughout the summer, go to www.plazaconcerts.com.
Jaguars Preseason Game The hometown football team will host their first home pre-season game at Everbank Field on Friday. The Jaguars will face the Atlanta Falcons beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the box office, all Ticketmaster locations and jaguars.com.
Help support the families of veterans at the Palm Harbor Golf Club. You will see a lot of red golf shirts on Friday at the golf club. The fashion style is in recognition of the PGA's national Freedom Friday campaign that donates money to benefit wounded veterans and their families. With the purchase of a special PGA logoed red shirt, players can officially commemorate Patriot's Golf Day and raise money for military families. $4 of each purchased shirt will go to the charity and players will wear the shirts on Freedom Fridays till all the troops come home.
A Toast To The Animals One of Jacksonville's most popular wine tasting events will be held on Friday. A Toast to the Animals will be held at the Omni Hotel beginning at 6 p.m. This is the 13th year for the event which benefits the Jacksonville Humane Society. Last year's event raised more than $70,000 and organizers said they want to raise even more this year. For more information or to purchase tickets, head to jaxhumane.org. You can also call 904-725-8766. Tickets are $40 per person or $35 per person for people under the age of 35.
Teen Dive-In Movie At The Pool Teenagers in Palm Coast are invited to the Frieda Zamba Pool on Friday for a dive-in movie. It will begin at 7:30 p.m. The first movie will be "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End." Kids are encouraged to bring rafts and towels for a cool pool and cool event. This is for teenagers 13 and older. The Frieda Zamba Pool is located behind the Wadsworth/Buddy Taylor School Complex off South Belle Terre Parkway.
The Jacksonville Landing Market Vendors will be out throughout the Landing on Friday selling produce, baked goods and other items. The Landing Market is held every Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday's 5 o'clock History Happy Hour Whistle Talks Join authors, artists, noted personalities and others for the Happy Hour Whistle Talks at the Beaches Museum. It will be held every Friday beginning at 5 p.m. Every week, there will be a new topic introduced. Refreshments begin at 5 p.m. Presentation starts at 5:30 p.m.