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First Coast Happenings

Events through Feb. 28

Posted: February 20, 2014 - 5:37pm

FRIDAY

“Book Lovers” Book Sale, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Orange Park Library, 2054 Plainfield Ave. (904) 278-4750 or ccpl.lib.fl.us.

Pianist Maurizio Moretti in concert, 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Friday Musicale, 645 Oak St. (904) 355-7584 or fridaymusicale.com.

Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra with The Barbra Streisand Songbook featuring Ann Hampton Callaway, Coffee Series, 11 a.m. Friday; Pops Series, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 W. Water St. Coffee concert, $16-$26; Pops concerts, $25-$72. (904) 354-5547 or jaxsymphony.org.

26.2 with Donna to benefit The Donna Foundation Frida-Sunday. (904) 355-7465 or breastcancermarathon.com.

■ Friday — Health and Fitness Expo, noon-7 p.m. Includes shopping, giveaways, race registration, a silent auction and Speaker’s Bureau.

■ Saturday — 5K 8:30 a.m., fun run 9:30 a.m., Prime Osborn Convention Center; Ultra Marathon and Relay, 7:30 a.m., The Players parking lott, off ATP Tour Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, and through Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach and Atlantic Beach and back; Health and Fitness Expo, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

■ Sunday — Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay finish.

Palatka Bluegrass Festival, noon-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, 380 Boys Ranch Road, off U.S.19, near Palatka. Rain or shine. Bring a lawn chair. $85 adults, $45 children 6-13, weekend pass; $35 adults, $15 children 6-13, each day. (386) 328-1281, (706) 864-7203 or adamsbluegrass.com.

Harlem Globetrotter Ant Atkinson, 4 p.m., Main Library, 303 N. Laura St. Features Atkinson’s tricks, autographs and encouragement. The Harlem Globetrotters will be at the Veterans Memorial Arena on Feb. 28. (904) 630-2665 or jaxpubliclibrary.org.

Street Party and Cruise-In, Friday-Saturday, downtown Palatka. The Florida Azalea Festival is March 1-2. (386) 329-0100, ext. 333.

■ Friday — Downtown Street Party, 6-10 p.m.,200-300 blocks of St. Johns Avenue, Palatka. Includes music by The Pete Karnes Blues Band, food, “Despicable Me 2” on the courthouse lawn at 7 p.m., an open house at the Art Shoppe and Gallery and Classic Ballroom Dancing with spotlight dances and free group lessons.

■ Saturday — Dancin’ in the Streets Cruise-in, 5-8 p.m., 700 block of St. Johns Ave. Theme is “Be Our Valentine” with a gift for all the ladies. Includes $400 in cash prizes for registered drivers. Registration free.

“Love Letters,” dinner 6 p.m., show 7 p.m. Sunday and Thursday, The Raintree Restaurant, 102 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine. $39.95. (904) 824-7211 or raintreerestaurant.com.

Northeast Florida Scottish Games, Whisky Tasting, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, The Hilltop Restaurant, 2030 Wells Road, Orange Park; games, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Clay County Fairgrounds, 2497 Florida 16 W., Green Cove Springs. $15. neflgames.com.

“I Ought to Be in Pictures” starring Richard Karn from “Home Improvement,” meal 6:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays; meal 11:15 a.m., show 1:15 p.m. Saturdays; meal 12:15 p.m., show 2 p.m. Sundays; Alhambra Dinner Theatre, 12000 Beach Blvd. Tickets start at $38. Show runs through March 16. Reservations suggested. (904) 641-1212 or alhambrajax.com.

Dance, 7-10:30 p.m. Fridays, Orange Park Lions Club, 423 McIntosh Ave. Includes a live band with a variety of music and heavy hors d’oeuvres. $10 a person. (904) 645-7166.

Cosmic Concerts — Laser Vinyl, 7 p.m.; Led Zeppelin, 8 p.m.; Laser X, 9 p.m.; Metallica, 10 p.m., Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, Museum of Science & History, 1025 Museum Circle. $5 a person per show, laser glasses $1. (904) 396-6674 or moshplanetarium.org.

University of North Florida Wind Symphony, with a guest artist in concert, 7:30 p.m., UNF’s Lazzara Performance Hall. $10 adults, student with ID get in free. (904) 620-2878.

Tommy Emmanuel with Martin Taylor, 7:30 p.m., Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 Florida A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach. $36.50, $44.50. (904) 209-0367 or pvconcerthall.com.

MFA in the Works student choreography dance program, 7:30 p.m., Jacksonville University’s Alexander Brest Dance Pavilion, 2800 University Blvd. N. Features the works in progress for Master of Fine Arts undergraduate dance majors. (904) 256-7398 or mfa.ju.edu.

War Horse, as part of the Artist Series Broadway Season, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Times-Union Center, 300 Water St. $32-$82. (904) 442-2929 or artistseriesjax.org.

“Noises Off,” 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Amelia Community Theatre, 209 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach. $20 adults, $10 students through college. (904) 261-6749 or ameliacommunitytheatre.org.

Be a Good Little Widow: A Funeral, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Orange Park Community Theatre, 2900 Moody Ave. $15. (904) 276-2599 or opct.org.

“The Subject Was Roses,” 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Theatre Jacksonville, 2032 San Marco Blvd. Show continues 8 p.m. Feb. 28-March 1, 2 p.m. March 2, 7:30 p.m. March 6, 8 p.m. March 7-8, $25 adults; seniors, military and student discounts available. (904) 396-4425 or theatrejax.com.

SATURDAY

El Cheapo Sheepshead Tournament, Mike Scanlan Park’s Mayport Public Boat Ramp, 4870 Ocean St. $100 a boat. (904)241-0777 or jaxfish.com.

Overstock Extravaganza, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Hargrove Industrial Park, 15 Hargrove Circle, Palm Coast. Sale includes furniture, appliances and more to benefit Flagler Habitat for Humanity. (386) 586-6180 or flaglerhabitat.com.

Bike and Boil 4 to benefit Angelwood, registration 8:30 a.m.; kickstands up, 10 a.m.; low country boil and after party, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Adamec Harley Davidson, 8909 Baymeadows Road. After party includes lunch, a raffle, a silent auction and live music. (904) 288-7259, ext. 19, or bikeandboil.com.

Household Hazardous Waste, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Jacksonville Beach Public Works Department, 1460 Shetter Ave. (904) 630-2489 or coj.net/HHW.

Sports Cards, Coins and Collectibles Show, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Ramada Inn, 9150 Baymeadows Road. (904) 387-0260 or email jaxsportscards@aol.com.

Open house, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays, 5 Star Vets Center, 40 Acme St. Includes coffee and doughnuts. Donations needed. (904) 723-5950 or 5starveteranscenter.org.

Winter RAM final Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Riverside Arts Market, 715 Riverside Ave., under the Fuller Warren Bridge. Includes artists, food and vendors. riversideartsmarket.com.

Make A Blanket Day to benefit Project Linus Jax, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mandarin Lutheran Church, 11900 San Jose Blvd. (904) 730-9440 or projectlinus.org.

Health and Wellness Expo, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Augustine Outlets, 500 Outlet Mall Blvd. Includes demonstrations, samples and screenings. (904) 826-1052 or staugoutlets.com.

Amelia River Cruise to Kingsley Plantation, in celebration of Black History Month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Amelia River Cruises, 1 N. Front St. $99 per person. (904) 261-9972 or ameliarivercruises.com.

Flagler Beach Arts and Crafts Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Veterans Park, Florida’s A1A Moody Boulevard. Free. (352) 344-0657 or tnteventsinc.com.

Historical Lecture, presented by the National Society of The Colonial Dames, 10:30 a.m., St. Cyprian Episcopal Church, 37 Lovett St., St. Augustine. Speaker is Charles tingley, senior research librarian at the St. Augustine Historical Society on the history and writings of Constance Fenimore Woolson. (904)553-7338.

Diaper Derby, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Orange Park Mall, 1910 Wells Road. Includes vendors tables, crafts and other activities for kids. Free. (904) 269-9413.

Fish Fry and Book Sale, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Durkeeville Historical Society, 1293 W. 19th St. (904) 598-9567 or durkeevillehistoricalsociety.com.

Sword Swallower, 1:30 p.m., Ripley’s Believe it or Not, 19 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine. Features the world’s youngest sword swallower, 15-year old Haley Hall. Free. (904) 824-1606 or ripleys.com.

Simon Kidgits Club’s Book Blast, 3-5 p.m., The Avenues mall, 10300 Southside Blvd. Includes a free read-aloud session. (904) 363-3054.

Rethreaded Mukti Freedom Fundraiser, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Rethreaded Warehouse, 820 Barnett St. $40 a person, includes cocktail hour with appetizers, dinner and live music. (904) 438-8109 or rethreaded.com.

Monster Jam, Pit Party, 1:30-5 p.m.; show 7 p.m.; EverBank Field. Tickets start at $10; All Access pass $125. monsterjam.com.

Jacksonville Private Schools Honor Band, 7:30 p.m., Terry Concert Hall, 2800 University Blvd. N. (904) 256-7386 or ju.edu.

Amy Schumer, 8 p.m., The Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St. $39, $46.50. (904) 355-2787 or floridatheatre.com.

Delbert McClinton, 8 p.m., Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 Florida A1A N. $49.50-$65. (904) 209-0367 or pvconcerthall.com.

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

SUNDAY

Fin, Feather and Fur Art Showt to benefit the Safe Animal Shelter, 1-3 p.m., Great Hang Ups Art Gallery, 1560 Business Center Drive. Includes beverages, finger foods and a raffle. (904) 541-1555 or 276-7233.

College Goal Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Betty P. Cook Nassau Center, 76346 William Burgess Blvd. Includes free expert assistance with completing the application for Federal Student Aid. (904) 548-4432.

Beaches Museum Cemetery Tour, 2 p.m., H. Warren Smith Cemetery, 1538 N. Second Ave. $7 members, $10 non-members, in advance only. (904) 241-5657 or beachesmuseum.org.

Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra with The Orchestra Games, 3 p.m., Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 W. Water St. Celebrate the 2014 Winter Olympics and join us for “The Orchestra Games.” Features the personalities of the various instruments in a salute to the 2014 Winter Olympics. $7-$24 adults, $7-$18 children. (904) 354-5547 or jaxsymphony.org.

Trout Fishing in America in concert, 5 p.m., Michele Block Gan Yeladim Preschool, 8500 San Jose Blvd. $15 per family, school famlies and alumni get in free. (904) 730-2100, ext. 259, or jcajax.com.

Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam, 7 p.m., The Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St. $38.50, $48.50, $58.50. (904) 355-2787 or floridatheatre.com.

Dark Star Orchestra, 7 p.m., Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 Florida A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach. $25 in advance, $28 at the door. (904) 209-0367 or pvconcerthall.com.

MONDAY

Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Orange Park Senior Center, 414 Stowe Ave. Features a live 3-piece dance band. $5. (904) 396-1997.

TUESDAY

Tapas Tuesdays at The Cafe, 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays, The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave. Includes area musicians and beer and wine tastings paired with tapas. Free. (904) 899-6022.

Author Series, “Jacksonville: In Local Voices and Words,” 5:30 p.m., Main Library, 303 N. Laura St. Features a book discussion with author Dorothy Fletcher on “Lost Restaurants of Jacksonville,” and other works on her life in the River City. (904) 630-4655 or jaxpubliclibrary.org.

Spring Choral Concert, presented by the University of North Florida Chorus, 6:30 p.m., Ponte Vedra Library, 101 Library Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach. Free. (904) 620-2960.

Historic St. Augustine Research Institute Speaker Series, 7 p.m., Flagler College’s Flagler Room, Ponce de Leon Hall, 74 King St., St. Augustine. Speaker is James G. Cusick, curator of the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History at the University of Florida, on “St. Augustine’s Forgotten People. Free. (904) 826-8582.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, 7:30 p.m., Times-Union Center, 300 Water St. $42-$107. (904) 442-2929 or artistseriesjax.org.

Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Lane Wiley Senior Citizens Center, 6710 Wiley Road. Features a live 2-piece dance band. $5. (904) 260-8061.

Jennifer Nettles, 8 p.m., The Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St. $51, $64. (904) 355-2787 or floridatheatre.com.

WEDNESDAY

Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra with “Symphony 101 — Fabio Explores Verdi, lunch/lecture, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, open rehearsal, 2 p.m. Wednesday; show, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1; Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 W. Water St. Lunch and Learn session on Wednesday is with music director Fabio Mechetti. $15, includes box lunch, lecture and rehearsal; concert, $25-$72. (904) 354-5547 or jaxsymphony.org.

St. Augustine Orchestra, 7 p.m., Flagler College’s Lewis Auditorium. (904) 342-0698 or staugustineorchestra.org.

THURSDAY

Joint Music Conference of the Southern Division College Band Directors National Association and National Band Association, 1-10 p.m. Thursday-March 1, University of North Florida’s Lazzara Performance Hall. Free. (904) 620-2960.

MOSH After Dark: Luminous Choreography, 6 p.m., Museum of Science and History, 1025 Museum Circle. Features the Light Evolution Dance Troupe with a unique interpretation of music and movement in the planetarium. $8 members, $10 nonmembers. Registration, (904) 396-6674 or themosh.org.

FEB. 28

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

Love and Theft live on stage, doors open 6 p.m., Mavericks at The Landing. mavericksatthelanding.com.

Cosmic Concerts — Laser Mania, 7 p.m.; Laser Opolis, 8 p.m.; Jimmy Buffett, 9 p.m.; Laser Country, 10 p.m., Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, Museum of Science & History, 1025 Museum Circle. $5 a person per show, laser glasses $1. (904) 396-6674 or moshplanetarium.org.

Southside Johnny, 8 p.m., The Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St. $33, $26.50. (904) 355-2787 or floridatheatre.com.

St. Augustine Orchestra, 8 p.m., Lightner Museum, 25 Granada St., St. Augustine. (904) 342-0698 or staugustineorchestra.org.

Celtic Woman, 8 p.m., Times-Union Center, 300 Water St. $50-$136. (904) 442-2929 or artistseriesjax.org.

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.

 
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