Events

National College Fair Comes to Jacksonville

The National Association for College Admission Counseling will host its annual Regional College Fair where students and parents can meet with college admission representatives from across the country.

Father Daughter Charity Ball Oct 23

The 1st Annual Charity Father Daughter Ball benefiting the ALS Association Florida Chapter will be October 23, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Dinner and dancing to take place at Timuquana Country Club with formal dinner served at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $55 each and dress is semi-formal. To RSVP, please contact Elva Bryant at 904-424-0835.

The ALS Association Florida Chapter is the leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

USS Underwood Returns from Six Month Deployment

More than 200 Sailors stationed on board USS Underwood (FFG 36) and embarked helicopter squadron HSL 60 will return to Naval Station Mayport on Tuesday, October 5, after a six-month deployment to the Eastern Pacific in support of Counter-Illicit Trafficking Operations.

San Marco Preservation Society presents Concert in the Park, Friday, October

The San Marco Preservation Society presents Concert in the Park, Friday, October 8 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fletcher Park in San Marco, 1652 Atlantic Boulevard.

FEATURING

  • Toots Lorraine and the Traffc
  • Special Performance by Dance Trance

Bring your own blanket, chairs and a picnic.  Free admission. Pele’s Wood Fired Pizza, Beer & Wine available for purchase.

Tables can be reserved for a donation of $60 for six, $80 for eight. Visit www.SMPSjax.com or call 904-614-7814 to reserve tables.

SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween meets the sea during SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular, featuring an underwater "fantasea" where children can trick-or-treat, meet amazing sea creatures, catch silly and spooky shows and help Sesame Street's Abby Cadabby through an amazing adventure to find her magic wand.

SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular takes place October 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, and 29-31. The daytime event begins at 12 p.m., leaving the littlest of trick-or-treaters wide-eyed for the fun-filled activities.  Visit SeaWorldSpooktacular.com for more details. 

Haunt Nights: Northeast Florida’s Newest Haunted Attraction at the Adventure Landing Jax Beach

Adventure Landing has announced that they will be hosting a multi-day haunted event called HAUNT NIGHTS.  Haunt Nights is Northeast Florida’s newest haunted attraction and will debut at the Adventure Landing’s Jacksonville Beach location on Friday, October 9th.  Haunt Nights will continue on select dates through October 31.  A complete operating schedule is available by clicking this link:  http://www.hauntnights.com/schedule.html.

Haunt Nights features two unique attractions:

Make A Scene Downtown! Rocky Horror Picture Show & Street Festival

The City of Jacksonville presents the campy cult classic, Rocky Horror Picture Show, at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Oct. 22 at midnight. Rocky Horror enthusiasts will come alive when the street festival kicks off at 8 p.m. on the Northbank Riverwalk directly behind the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts.  The Rocky Horror Tribute Band, a costume contest, food, beverages, activities and fun will all be part of this “strange journey.” Theater doors open at 11 p.m.