Arts & Culture

Robbie Hazen and the Riot to Headline on River Stage April 9

Every Saturday Riverside Arts Market (RAM) schedules live entertainment for their main stage, the River Stage. All headlining entertainers perform every Saturday between the hours of 11:45AM and 2:15PM.

Riverside Avondale Preservation Announces 2011 Spring Tour of Homes, April 16th and 17th

Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) presents its 37th Annual Spring Tour of Homes Saturday, April 16th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, April 17th, from noon to 5 p.m. This year’s tour showcases diverse architectural styles and some of the city’s most fascinating homes, including a rare antebellum country house built in 1870 for one of Jacksonville’s most prominent residents, a unique Mission Style home built by hand in 1909 from coquina harvested near St. Augustine, and a Mediterranean Revival Style masterpiece designed by Henry J. Klutho that is recognized as one of the 100 most historically and architecturally significant buildings in Duval County.

Calling All Gleeks! Glee's Matthew Morrison in Jax July 14th

Calling All Gleeks! Glee's Matthew Morrison in Jax July 14th

Gleeks everywhere are busy making summer plans as “Glee” star and Mercury Records artist Matthew Morrison announced today a major summer tour that will feature songs from his forthcoming album along with many of the Glee fan favorites. In tribute to the great glee clubs across the country, the tour (in conjunction with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation) will offer regional glee clubs the chance to compete for the ‘opening act’ performance slot. The VH1 Save The Music Foundation which is a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music education programs in our nation’s schools is a proud partner in the competition and entries can be submitted at www.matthewmorrison.com/gleeclubcontest.

Art Walk April 6 "Artistic Ambitions"

Wednesday, April 6, 2011, 5-9 p.m. Rain or Shine

Hemming Plaza – Art Walk welcomes iMentorJax, IMPACTjax, JCCI Forward, The Miracle Board benefitting the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, The Pawfessionals benefitting the Jacksonville Humane Society, Wild Things benefitting the Jacksonville Zoo and the World Affairs Council.

Jacksonville Arts & Culture Events, Spring 2011

Riverside Avondale Preservation society’s Spring Tour of Homes will be held April 16 - 17, offering visitors a rare opportunity to step inside several of Riverside Avondale’s most beautiful and interesting residences.  Featured tour stops include the first house built in the “new” Riverside subdivision, the oldest home in Avondale and a Henry J. Klutho masterpiece recognized as one of the 100 most historically and architecturally significant buildings in Jacksonville.  This year, the tour includes 11 homes, one business and two schools. The Riverside Trolley will be providing free transportation along the tour route. 

 

Jacksonville Special Events July 2011

Freedom, Fanfare & Fireworks

July 4

Independence Day celebration, festivities include a majestic fireworks show over the St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville and other special engagements. 

 

Jacksonville Special Events June 2011

Moonlight Movies

June 3 and 10

A classic movie is shown outdoors under the stars in Jacksonville Beach.  Visitors bring picnic blankets and baskets, lawn chairs and pets to really make an evening out of it.  Vendors set up to sell food and beverages, as well as there is a kids’ entertainment zone for families.  Event is free.  Screenings begin at 9 p.m.