1st Annual Fernandina Song Writers Festival
The Fernandina Beach Songwriter Festival is a new event being organized by three friends already immersed in the music industry but each bringing different perspectives. The Festival will feature 12 renowned songwriters, considered some of the best in the business. The songwriters will perform their hit songs and tell the history and stories of the songs.
Culinary Experiences brings fine dining to your home
Chef Bri and Culinary Experiences has been providing Personal Chef Private Dinner Services to The Greater Jacksonville, St John’s & Nassau areas for over 3 years.Specializing in New American & Fine Dining cuisine. She loves to incorporate Farm To Table elements into her cuisine as well. She partners with local farmers and purveyors to source local and seasonal ingredients so that her clients can get a taste of place! She brings the fine dining restaurant experience to your home. Chef Bri grocery shops, preps, cooks, serves and does all the cleaning up for the client in their home so they don’t have to lift a finger. She also brings the table settings to give that special elegant touch as well. She can fully customize a menu to the likings and dietary needs of clients and their guests, so that everyone can be included at the dinner table, regardless of their allergies!
Jimmy Jam BBQ Slam & Car Show
Jimmy Jam Community Outreach hosts an annual fundraiser called Jimmy Jam BBQ Slam & Car Show to raise funds to sustain their charitable efforts throughout the year. It is all volunteer based. Every dime raised helps those in need in our community with a hand up not a hand out. The BBQ tournament sign ups start at 10am, with the tournament starting at 11. Local music acts, family fun areas, cars and BBQ make for a fun day. www.jimmyjamslambbq.com
Jax Public Library Main branch hosts Memory Lab
Dust off those old photo albums and gather up those VHS tapes and 8mm films you haven’t seen in years. It’s time to give them new life with the free, do-it-yourself digitization equipment available now at Jacksonville Public Library’s brand-new Memory Lab.
10th Annual Let’s Move Jacksonville Field Day
I’m A Star Foundation teens are preparing for their milestone 10th Let’s Move Jacksonville, a big field day embracing health, wellness and self-care. The event will take place Saturday, December 3, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Klutho Park, located at 204 West 3rd Street in downtown Springfield. TV anchors from all three local news stations are joining forces to host the event. Action News Jax’s Tenikka Hughes, First Coast News’ Chris Porter and WJXT River City Live’s Rance Adams will encourage the crowd to enjoy a variety of activities.
Jax Best spots for holiday lights
We have the top lights around Jax and First up girven road lights located in the black hawk bluff subdivision off of Atlantic blvd. They won our jay best holiday lights three years in a row from 2019 through 2021 It has become famous for some of the best lights in Jacksonville. Ride through the streets and enjoy the beautiful lights and displays throughout the neighborhood. This is a free neighborhood drive through, and I never knock free stuff!
Black Films Matter presents Wakanda Forever
Black Films Matter brings another film to Jacksonville to premiere with lots of extras to engage local audiences. They have viewings Thursday and Friday at the San Marco Theater. Friday’s event offers an experience where attendees may dress as African royalty or in their brightest whites. After the screening, attendees are invited to an after party at Cuba Libre to enjoy music, food, networking and more. www.peopleofwakanda.com
Ghost the musical now performing at Alhambra Theatre
This musical, based on the hit-movie, follows Sam and Molly, a young couple with their whole life ahead of them. When Sam dies suddenly, he finds himself trapped between the land of the living and the dead, not willing to let Molly go. The show runs from now through November 6th.
Motor Stunt show ‘Nitro Extreme in Orange Park
Autosports fanatics, are you looking for a thrilling experience? They have just what you are looking for! Nitro Extreme is an unpredictable whirlwind show, featuring adrenaline rushing elements...speed, wheelies, obstacles, burning rubber, fire stunts, and so much more. Get ready to buckle up Orange Park, because we are coming your way!
Betty the boujee Cocktail Car
Set the tone at your next event with Betty the Boujee Cocktail Car, a vintage 1973 Volkswagen Beetle that has been converted to a mobile cocktail bar. An idea that came from passion and creativity, Betty Boujee is a unique brand that isn’t purely a service, but an unmatched experience that allows people to enjoy and appreciate pretty in the way of liquid form.
Fanning the flames: Jacksonville Historical Society hosts ‘The Great Fire Run’
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Historical Society is hosting the Great Fire Run of 2021. The 5K and 1 Mile race, commemorating 120 years after Jacksonville’s Great Fire, will be held on Saturday, May 1. The event begins and ends at Old St. Andrew’s Church, 317 A. Philip Randolph Blvd., across from VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. Sign up at runsignup.com and search for Great Fire Run. RouteThe run begins and ends at Old St. Andrew's Church, 317 A. Philip Randolph Blvd.
‘Taco & Tequila Festival’ is coming to Jacksonville in May
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Taco and tequila lovers, rejoice! Get ready, because “Jacksonville Taco & Tequila Festival” is officially a thing! A limited amount of General Admission Experience tickets as well as VIP Sip & Savor Passes will be available for purchase but are expected to sell out due to limited capacity. AdThe festival is a fundraiser for The Wagoner Foundation, Chemo Noir, Fur Sisters, The Jacksonville Jaycees, and several other Jacksonville nonprofits. For other questions or if you’re interested in volunteering or being a sponsor or vendor, please email JaxTacoFest@Gmail.com
Love Bites! Valentine’s Haunted House returns on Feb. 12 & 13
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Can you smell the love in the air? Your favorite haunted house is getting a Valentine’s makeover. 13th Floor Haunted House Jacksonville is throwing a massive Valentine’s party for humans on Feb. 13 and 14. Here is a description of what you will be signing yourself up for: “Horrific vampires stalk you in the dark. The perfect experience to spice up your Valentine’s weekend.”Ticket prices begin at $19.99.
‘Repticon’, a two-day reptile show, coming to Jacksonville
Repticon, a reptile and exotic animal expo, is coming to Jacksonville on Jan. 16 & Jan. 17, 2021. The two-day reptile show and sale will be held at the Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex on Philips Hwy. Sunday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Tickets are purchased in waves)$10 (Adult), $5 (Ages 5-12), ages 4 and under are free. Here's what you missed at Repticon Fort Walton Beach and Repticon Memphis! Posted by Repticon on Monday, December 21, 2020Click here for tickets and more information.