Weekend events postponed due to inclement weather

Several events in Northeast Florida, Southeast Georgia rescheduled

By Roxy Tyler - Web producer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Several events planned for Saturday are being rescheduled due to the potential of severe weather across Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. See a list of events that are being postponed below:

Rain from tropical storm Nestor put a damper on the monthly farmers market at Nocatee Saturday. It was cancelled due to bad weather. It will not be rescheduled. The next Farmers Market will be held on  Nov.16.

Glynn County's Trunk or Treat/ National Night Out event that had been set for Saturday is now set for Thursday, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Public Safety Complex located at 157 Public Safety Blvd., Brunswick, Georgia 31525. 

Walk to End Alzheimer's in Golden Isles that was set for Saturday has been rescheduled for Nov. 16 on St. Simons Island, Georgia. Registration is at 9 a.m., the ceremony starts at 10 a.m., and the walk will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Up, Up and Away Hot Air Balloon Day at the Rock Ranch in Georgia that had been set for Saturday is being postponed for a week and the entire destination is closing completely for the day due to expected tropical storm conditions. Managers of the Rock Ranch say the hot air balloon event will be held next Saturday and be combined to a not-so-spooky Halloween program. Although the business will close this Saturday, it plans to be open Sunday from 1 until 7 p.m.

The John J. Rhoden Foundation has postponed its 5K set for this Saturday to raise awareness about domestic violence against men. The 5K will now be held on Nov.16. It will take place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Douglas C. Crane Park near the boat ramp, 1000 Shore Drive, St. Augustine.

Due to the tropical storm, the Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville decided to move the Buddy Walk to this Sunday.

Turtle's Nest Early Learning Center and Reggie Gaffney's fall festival has been canceled. It was scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a winter festival and grand opening in January.

Due to inclement weather, ⁦‪Making Strides Jax‬⁩ has canceled this Saturday's event.

Due to the tropical storm winds, regular river taxi service on the St. Johns River will be postponed at least until 5 p.m. on Saturday. Check here for daily updates and weather notices. 

 

 

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