FIRST WEDNESDAY ART WALK OKTOBERFEST
The annual celebration includes a biergarten block party on Laura Street (from Monroe to Duval), oompah band Dan Witulcki & Mein Heimatland Musikanten, German-style food, a yodeling contest, a public participation art mural and extended hours. That’s two bonus hours of art walkin’! 5-11 p.m. Oct. 2, headquarters at Hemming Plaza, spanning more than 15 blocks in Downtown Jacksonville, free, 634-0303 ext. 225, downtownjacksonville.org/marketing; iloveartwalk.com.