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Events for July 2-15

Posted: July 1, 2014 - 11:18am

WEDNESDAY

Duffy Beauty Week, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Thursday, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery Center, 6867 Belfort Oaks Place. Features a variety of activities each day and includes a raffle (can enter one time each day), free services, specials and refreshments each day. (904) 296-2008 or jacksonvilleplasticsurgerybyduffy.com.

Remembering Freedom Summer, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum, 829 N. Davis St. Features “A Conversation with Charles E. Cobb Jr. and Rodney L. Hurst,” in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Bring a brown bag for lunch and historical storytelling. Cravingz food truck will be on site. (904) 632-5555.

Concert, noon, City Hall Atrium, 117 Duval St. Features folk singer and guitarist Al Poindexter with songs reminiscent of the Civil Rights Movement, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (904) 630-2665.

Ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 3:30 p.m., Plaza de la Constitucion, across from The Bridge of Lions, St. Augustine. Includes speakers, wreath laying and music by the African Methodist Episcopal Church choir. (904) 825-1053 or staugustine-450.com.

Art Walk, themed a “Taste of Summer,” 5-9 p.m., downtown galleries, business, restaurants, theaters and The Jacksonville Landing. Includes the Beautiful Bodies competition showcasing artists, fashionistas, fitness pros and dancers. The competition is being held during the Art Walk June through August. For venues, artists and a map of the walk, go to iloveart.com

“Shrek the Musical,” meal 5:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; meal 11:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., show 1:15 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays; meal 12:15 and 5:30 p.m., show 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays; Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd. Show runs through July 27. Tickets start at $38. Reservations, (904) 641-1212 or alhambrajax.com.

Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg, with classic rhythm and blues, as part of the Music by the Sea Concert Series, 7-9 p.m., St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion, 350 Florida A1A Beach Blvd. Catering by Mojo Tacos. Bring a folding chair. Series continues Wednesdays through Sept. 24. (904) 347-8007 or thecivicassociation.org.

Corey Smith in concert, doors open 7 p.m., Mavericks at The Landing. mavericksatthelanding.com.

“Frozen,” as part of the “Movies by the Bay” movie series, 8:30 p.m., St. Augustine Municipal Marina, behind Bayfront Mini Golf. Bring chairs or blankets for seating; schedule may change due to inclement weather. All movies are rated PG. Series continues Wednesdays through Aug. 13. augustine.com/event/movies-bay-2014.

 

THURSDAY

Freedom Trail Celebration and Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Flagler College’s Dining Room, 74 King St., St. Augustine. Speaker is David Colburn, former provost, senior vice president and chairman of the history department at the University of Florida, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. $45. (904) 347-1382 or freedomtrail.org.

An Evening of Gospel Music, as part of Concerts in the Plaza, 7-9 p.m., Plaza de la Constitucion, across from the Bridge of Lions, St. Augustine. Program commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Series continues through Labor Day. Free. (904) 825-1004 or plazaconcerts.com.

“Oliver,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. $25 adults, $22 seniors 62 and older, $20 students and military. Reservations, (904) 829-5807 or limelight-theatre.org.

Live music by The Gootch, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., The Jacksonville Landing. (904) 353-1188 or jacksonvillelanding.com.

 

FRIDAY

Cosmic Concerts, Laser Spirit (patriotic), 7 p.m.; Beatles, 8 p.m.; Laser Country, 9 p.m.; Pink Floyd: The Wall, 10 p.m., Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, Museum of Science & History, 1025 Museum Circle. $5 per person per show, laser glasses $1. (904) 396-6674 or moshplanetarium.org.

Jacksonville Suns vs. Chattanooga Lookouts, Friday-July 8, Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. $7.50-$22.50. (904) 358-2846 or jaxsuns.com.

■ Friday — 7:05 p.m.; Features a Red, White and Blue Patriotic Jersey Auction to benefit the Greater Jacksonville Area USO, a blood drive and a video tribute to the home run and live recreation of Babe Ruth’s famed called shot, all followed by a Fireworks Spectacular. The first 3,000 fans get a red, white and blue Suns cap.

■ Saturday — 7:05 p.m.; Features a Red, White and Blue Suns Cap giveaway to the first 3,000 fans, a blood drive and a Fireworks Spectacular.

■ Sunday — 3:05 p.m.; Features a Family Faith Day with a post-game concert by area churches, a blood drive and Kids Run the Bases.

■ Monday — 12:05 p.m.; Features a Camp Day.

■ Tuesday — 7:05 p.m.; Kids Play Catch on the Field, 6:10-6:40 p.m.

Old Southern Moonshine Revival, as part of Friday Night Live, doors open 8 p.m., Mavericks at The Landing. mavericksatthelanding.com.

 

SATURDAY

Kayak Guana Family Day, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., GTM-National Estuarine Research Reserve. Features a professional kayaker guide and naturalist exploring the northern end of the reserve. $50, includes passes to the Educational Center at Guana. Reservations, (904) 347-1565 or rippleeffectecotours.com/calendar.

Music at The Landing, live music by Hipp Street, 4-8 p.m.; live music by Chrome Heart, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.; The Jacksonville Landing. (904) 353-1188 or jacksonvillelanding.com.

Starship Farragut film premiere, 7 p.m. web series film, “The Price of Anything,” followed by 7:45 p.m. premiere of “Conspiracy of Innocence,” Farragut Films, 516 W. William Ave., Kingsland, Ga. Question/answer session follows with producers and meet/greet with cast and crew. Then tour the 10,000-square foot studio, built by unpaid volunteers/fans to duplicate the interior of the U.S.S. Farragut, a sister ship to the Capt. Kirk-era Enterprise from the “Star Trek” series. Free. starshipfarragut.com/coi.htm.

Craig Campbell in concert, doors open 6 p.m., Mavericks at The Landing. mavericksatthelanding.com.

 

SUNDAY

North Florida’s Miss Heart of Freedom to benefit an area veteran’s organization, 2 p.m., Ramada Inn, 9150 Baymeadows Road. Pageant is a preliminary to the North Florida State Pageant. missheartoftheusa.com/nfheartoffreedom.

“The Never Ending Story,” as part of the Summer Movie Classics series, 2 p.m., Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St. Series continues Sundays through Aug. 31. $7.50 or $45 for a 10 card admission. (904) 355-2787 or floridatheatre.com.

Reggae Jammin’ on the River, 4-9 p.m., The Jacksonville Landing. Features live music by the 418 Band. (904) 353-1188 or jacksonvillelanding.com.

Benefit to raise money for Jacksonville resident Wendy Somerset, whose nose collapsed after a series of accidents and an attack, 5 p.m.-2 a.m., Rain Dogs, 1045 Park St. Donations will go toward her medical bills and cost of living as she reconstructs her nose. Includes bands and a silent auction in celebration of the venue’s one-year anniversary. (904) 555-1234.

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” as part of the Night Owl Cinema Series, 8 p.m., St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 Florida A1A S. Free. Series continues first and second Sundays through Aug. 8. (904) 471-1965 or staugamphitheatre.com.

 

MONDAY

Family Night Out, 5-8 p.m., area Chick-fil-A restaurants. Includes a 60 foot snow slide, pictures with Winter Princesses, free chicken sandwiches, drinks, games and family activities.

 

TUESDAY

AARP Smart Driver Course for drivers 50 and older, 9 a.m.-noon July 8-9, Memorial Hospital, 3625 University Blvd. S. Drivers must attend both days for certification. $15 members, $20 nonmembers. Registration, (904) 391-1320.

Jax Beach Art Walk, 5-9 p.m., First Street North, from Beach Boulevard North to Fifth Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach. betterjaxbeach.com.

Presentation, 5:30 p.m., Main Library, 303 N. Laura St. Speaker is author Rosalyn Howard, professor of anthropology and director of the North American Indian studies at the University of Central Florida, with “The African Presence in Spanish Florida: Black Seminoles.” Registration requested. (904) 630-4655.

 

JULY 9

Little Learners, 9-11 a.m., Museum of Science and History, 1025 Museum Circle. Features “The Little Star That Could” in the planetarium and a visit from My Gym with tumbling practice. $5 a person for children 3 and older. (904) 396-6674 or themosh.com.

Steam the Band, with rock and roll, as part of the Music by the Sea Concert Series, 7-9 p.m., St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion, 350 Florida A1A Beach Blvd. Catering by Purple Olive. Bring a folding chair. Series continues Wednesdays through Sept. 24. (904) 347-8007 or thecivicassociation.org.

“George of the Jungle,” as part of the “Movies by the Bay” movie series, 8:30 p.m., St. Augustine Municipal Marina, behind Bayfront Mini Golf. Bring chairs or blankets for seating; schedule may change due to inclement weather. All movies are rated PG. Series continues Wednesdays through Aug. 13. augustine.com/event/movies-bay-2014.

 

JULY 10

Salt Water Fishing Workshops for adults and children, adults ages 18 and older, 9 a.m.-noon July 10, 17, 24 and 31; children 8-17, 9 a.m.-noon July 11, 18, 24 and Aug. 1; Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, off Florida A1A, Palm Coast. Snacks, beverages and all fishing gear provided; bring a bag lunch (optional). Each participant will receive a certificate and souvenir fishing packet after last workshop. $20 each, includes park admission. Advance registration required. (386) 446-6780.

Adamec Bike Night, 6-10 p.m., The Jacksonville Landing. Includes free bike parking, vendors, prizes and live music by Fats Lewis. (904) 353-1188 or jacksonvillelanding.com.

“Great Decisions” series, presented by the World Affairs Council, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Southeast Regional Library, 10599 Deerwood Park Blvd. Program on “Food and Climate.” Free. (904) 630-4655.

Concerts in the Plaza, 7-9 p.m., Plaza de la Constitucion, across from the Bridge of Lions, St. Augustine. Features the Ancient City Slickers. Free. (904) 825-1004 or plazaconcerts.com.

 

JULY 11

“Beat the Heat” customer celebration, 4-7 p.m., Winn-Dixie , 290 Solana Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. Includes food samples from a variety of store areas, wine tastings and live entertainment. (904) 543-8668.

Cocktails For a Cause to benefit Vision For Excellence, 5-7 p.m., University Club, 1301 Riverplace Blvd., 27th floor. Includes live entertainment and live jazz. Reservations, (904) 962-8828 or 396-1687. visionforexcellence.org.

“Furs, Feathers and Fins” Art Show to benefit the St. Augustine Humane Society, in conjunction with the First Friday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m., Professional Artists of St. Augustine, 214 Charlotte St. Features animal-themed art work and adoptable pets. (904) 824-0251 or pastaartgallery.net.

Aaron Lewis concert, doors open 6 p.m., Mavericks at The Landing. mavericksatthelanding.com.

Live music by Lisa and the Madhatters, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., The Jacksonville Landing. (904) 353-1188 or jacksonvillelanding.com.

 

JULY 12

Cars and Coffee Cruise-in, 9-11 a.m., The Florida Times-Union, 1 Riverside Ave. All makes and models welcome. Group meets the second Saturday of each month. automotiveaddicts.com.

Sports Cards, Coins and Collectibles Show, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Quality Inn, 6802 Commonwealth Ave. (904) 387-0260 or email jaxsportscards@aol.com.

Tonca the Turtle’s Birthday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Museum of Science and History, 1025 Museum Circle. Features the alligator snapping turtle’s 48th birthday with games and birthday cupcakes. Vet will give Tonca and examination and check his weight at 2:30 p.m. (tentative). Museum admission, $10 adults, $8 military, seniors and children 3-12. (904) 396-6674.

Auditions for “The Boy From Oz,” 2 p.m., Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre performing at the Adele Grage Cultural Center, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Performances will be Sept. 5-21. (904) 249-7177 or abettheatre.com.

Artrageous Artwalk, 5:30-8:30 p.m., downtown Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island. Free. (800) 226-3542 or ameliaisland.com.

“GAAM Fantasy: A Tribute to Final Fantasy,” 6-11 p.m., The Museum, 4160 Boulevard Center Drive. Games Art and Music pays tribute to the role-playing video game, “Final Fantasy.” $30 each, $25 each for two-player ticket, $23 each for 4-player ticket, in advance; $50 at the door. gaam.eventbrite.com.

The Jacksonville 48 Hour Film Project, “Best of Screening,” 7 p.m., Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St. $15. (904) 355-2787 or floridatheatre.com.

So Freakin Funny Act 1 to benefit Luv The Kidz Foundation “House of Hope Project,” 7:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Arena. (904) 630-3900 or jaxevents.com.

Lil Boosie Concert, 8 p.m., Prime Osborn Convention Center, 1000 Water St. $50-$250. (904) 630-4000 or jaxevents.com.

Live music by Persona Non Grata, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., The Jacksonville Landing. (904) 353-1188 or jacksonvillelanding.com.

 

JULY 13

“The Goonies,” as part of the Summer Movie Classics series, 2 p.m., Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St. Series continues Sundays through Aug. 31. $7.50 or $45 for a 10 card admission. (904) 355-2787 or floridatheatre.com.

Summer Jazz Series, Nate Mitchell, 5 p.m.; 6:15 p.m., Jessy J.; 7:30 p.m., Nick Colionne; SeaWalk Pavilion, Jacksonville Beach. (904) 247-6157 or jacksonvillebeach.org.

“Music Through the Ages” Series, 6 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 4171 Hendricks Ave. Features the Chamber Orchestra with flutist Carolyn Snyder Menke. (904) 737-8488 or allsaintsjax.org.

“The Goonies,” as part of the Night Owl Cinema Series, 8 p.m., St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 Florida A1A S. Free. Series continues first and second Sundays through Aug. 8. (904) 471-1965 or staugamphitheatre.com.

 

JULY 14

Jacksonville Sharks vs. New Orleans VooDoo, 8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Arena. Features SharkStock. $12-$133. (904) 621-0700 or jaxsharks.com.

 

JULY 15

Dave Matthews Band, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Arena. $38.50 and $74. (904) 630-3900 or jaxevents.com.

Ray LaMontagne, 7:30 p.m., Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St. $37.50 and $49.50. (904) 355-2787 or floridatheatre.com.

 

 

Fax to (904) 359-4478 or email events@jacksonville.com. Complete listing at jacksonville.com/calendars. To put your event in the free online calendar, go to events.jacksonville.com.