The Legends Football League — the first “L” originally stood for Lingerie — was quick to contact Northeast Florida legend Tim Tebow a job after the Jets released him, offering him a slot as “Quarterbacks Coach nationally” — in an obvious PR move. On the field, the LFL promises 7-on-7 full-contact football “played by some of America’s most beautiful and athletic models.” The Breeze (1-0) face the Baltimore Charm and Angela Rypien, daughter of Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien. 8 p.m. May 25, Veterans Memorial Arena, 300 Randolph Blvd., Downtown, $10-$60, 630-3900, jaxevents.com, ticketmaster.com.
Festival organizers will have jazz fans groovin’, swingin’ and breezin’. Urban jazz pianist Elisha “Atlas” Parris — playing 9-10:30 p.m. May 24 — joins Najee, Yellowjackets, Poncho Sanchez and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at 2013's Jax Jazz Fest. The jazz piano competition is 7 p.m. May 23 at The Florida Theatre, $10. Festival 5-11 p.m. May 24, 2-11 p.m. May 25 and 2-8 p.m. May 26, The Jacksonville Landing, Hemming Plaza and a stage at Main and Monroe streets in Downtown Jacksonville, free; one-day VIP passes $70-$80, four-day $175-$240, 630-3690, jaxjazzfest.com. Photo: Courtesy Elisha Parris
Wait for Will Smith to punch that alien in the face. (That never gets old!) Bring a chair or a blanket.
See saber-toothed Scrat jumpstart the “Ice Age” franchise. Bring a chair or a blanket.
A widow escapes her son and daughter-in-law's cramped Houston apartment with a mission of returning home to Bountiful. While enjoying a Broadway revival with Cicely Tyson and Cuba Gooding Jr., Horton Foote’s “The Trip to Bountiful” is presented locally by Players by the Sea — Kevin Bodge (pictured, from left), Gayle Featheringill and Olivia Gowan. Ponte Vedra Beach resident Scott McLucas, a producer of Foote’s “The Young Man from Atlanta” on Broadway, attends opening night. 8 p.m. May 24-25 and 30-31, June 1 and 6-8, and 2 p.m. May 26 and June 2, Players by the Sea, 106 N. Sixth St., Jacksonville Beach, $20, 249-0289, playersbythesea.org.