There are a lot of great things to do in Jacksonville and St. Augustine this weekend. Below are a few of our favorite options:
Food Truck Friday. Nocatee hosts Armada Takeover Food Truck Friday tonight. Jacksonville’s favorite Jax Truckies food trucks will gather at the Swim Club Green to serve members of the community local one-of-a-kind, gourmet food and snacks. This event will feature interactive Jacksonville Armada soccer activities, photo opportunities, inflatables, and live music by Nocatee Resident Sam Lee. Beer and wine will be available for purchase at the bar, including select craft beers and wines. For the latest information on the Jax Truckies line-up for Food Truck Friday, please visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jaxtruckies.
Dinner and a show. Watch a live performance of Anything Goes, the classic musical theater show, complete with amazing tap numbers, campy jokes, unlikely happy endings and eminently hummable songs like “De-Lovely,” “I Get a Kick Out Of You” and “Anything Goes,” courtesy of the unforgettable score by Cole Porter at Alhambra Theatre & Dining. Tickets start at $47 for matinee performances, with $55 per ticket for Friday and Saturday night and $50 for Sunday night. Call 904.641.1212 for last minute tickets.
Riverside Arts Market. Enjoy the Riverside Arts Market The Riverside Arts Market is Jacksonville’s premier destination for art lovers, treasure hunters, music fans and foodies alike. RAM’s expansive Farmer’s Market features local produce, as well as artisan breads, gourmet spreads, fresh cheeses and other tasty treats. The Market’s three stages present exceptional live entertainment, from great regional bands to barbershop quartets to bellydancers, magicians, fire-eaters and jugglers. With ample free parking, a beautiful riverfront setting and a family-friendly, community-centric vibe, RAM is your bridge to a better weekend.
St. Johns Town Center Holiday Spectacular Holiday Spectacular features free festivities and entertainment topped off with a tree lighting and evening fireworks show. St. Johns Town Center retailers will offer holiday shopping opportunities, in-store promotions and specials throughout the weekend. The event kicks off at 2 p.m. with family-friendly activities including stilt walkers, costumed characters, a family lounge, balloonists, holiday-themed photo opportunities and more. Main Stage entertainment begins at 6 p.m. with dynamic holiday performances. The Main Stage is located in the Town Green in front of Maggiano’s Little Italy on Midtown Parkway.
For the grand finale, Santa will lead the crowd in an official countdown to light the dazzling 32-foot tree and kick off an energetic fireworks finale. Santa will then be available at the Santa House near Dick’s Sporting Goods to hear holiday wish lists.
Remember that November is Kids Free Month at many places around town. Visit http://www.visitjacksonville.com/kids-free-november/ for more information.