Fun on the water and camping with tigers

Vic and Nik's Picks

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Every Friday, we'll select our favorite events to highlight for the weekend. Here are this week's version of Vic and Nik's Picks!

Vic's Picks

Void’s Earth Day Sip n’ Slide at Adventure Landing
Saturday 5pm – 10pm
Waterpark access, live music by Aaron Thomas and DJ E.L., beer and wine
$25 tickets
Portion of proceeds benefit Combat2College, Inc.
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/211475865994978/

Freedom Boat Club’s Celebration on the Water
The event was put together at the last minute after the cancelation of the Southeast US Boat Show – which was initially announced as scheduled for this weekend (it has since been rescheduled for May 19-21)
The Freedom Boat Club of Jacksonville and St. Augustine is hosting a party Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm at the Julington Creek Marina
Come by boat, bike or car
Free Tiki Boat Rides, a food truck and more!
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/264920137250492/

Florida’s Ultimate Ninja Warrior Competition
Sunday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Velocity Air Sports - Jacksonville
7022 AC Skinner Pkwy, Ste 200, Jacksonville, Florida 32256

Watch or compete!
Registration is open for adults and kids 10-17 years old
Proceeds benefit Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
LINK: https://www.jaxlegalaid.org/event/2017ninja/

Nikki's Picks

6th annual Roscolusa song writers festival
A songwriters festival in Ponte Vedra that brings singer/songwriters from Nashville to the warm beaches of Florida for a unique show that you won’t forget.
Some of the best singer-songwriters performing their original music, but you will also see some of Jacksonville's finest food trucks and a play area for kids.
A portion of all proceeds will benefit the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund. Their mission is to help families tackle childhood cancer by providing comprehensive financial, emotional, and practical support.
Link: https://roscolusa.com/


Roar N'Snore

The Roar ‘n Snore is the perfect way to experience the big cat residents at Catty Shack Ranch while celebrating Earth Day! Where else can you camp beneath the stars and listen to the extraordinary sounds of the big cats – lions, tigers, leopards, and more. And don’t forget – on top of camping near our residents, you will receive dinner Saturday evening, a private Night Feeding tour, an all-night bonfire with s’mores, and breakfast Sunday morning!

You must bring your own camping equipment; we do not have any for rent. Coolers with drinks and snacks are permitted – Alcohol is prohibited. All coolers are subject to inspection.

Additional snacks, drinks (sodas & water) and souvenirs will be available the day of the event for purchase (cash, check, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa are accepted forms of payments at the ranch).

Link: http://www.cattyshack.org/event/roar-n-snore-spring-2017/?instance_id=1715

Earth Day Celebration at The Landing

The Jacksonville Landing welcomes you, your friends, your family, your pets and all others to celebrate Earth Day on April 22 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at The Jacksonville Landing.

This FREE celebration will include:

  • Earth-friendly vendors
  • Artisans Market
  • Johnson & Johnson Kids Play Zone
  • Animal Encounters at a petting zoo
  • Rocking Climbing Wall
  • Jax Kid's Mural Project Mural Painting
  • River Walking Tours by AdLib Luxury Tours & Transportation, Inc. (wear comfortable shows)
  • Kid's Entertainment by Mrs. Bubbles & Mrs. Snow
  • Riverfront Dining and more

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1594817133865168/

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