Events

Words and Dishes fly in August: Osage County

The Limelight Theatre in St. Augustine has staged Tracy Letts’ dark comedy (a Pulitzer and Tony-winner), a portrait of Americana that captures the quarrelsome Weston clan who have gathered to pay their last respects to one of their own—and disrespects to each other.  According to Mr. Letts, it is based on family history.  His grandfather committed suicide when Letts was 10 years old. August: Osage County begins with a scene that almost seems out of context with the rest of the show:  Alcoholic patriarch Beverly (Rich Nowell) quotes T.S. Eliot in the opening segment ae he is hiring a caretaker, …

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November Entertainment Go-To Guide 2021

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The Clay County Fair is back

Isa Barrientos Starting April 1, the 10-day event will bring spring to life in rural Northeast Florida. Agriculture is at the heart of the fair with livestock and farm equipment exhibitions, a charming tractor-turned-duckslide, a pig race and a rabbit fashion show. Lucky visitors to the Little Red Barn may even see a goat giving birth. The Early Florida Village is the fair’s “hidden gem,” said General Manager Tasha Hyder. It’s home to a series of exhibits honoring rural culture and local history. An original jail and schoolhouse from Penney Farms are on display, as well as a 100-year-old commissary …

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Kids Free November

Bring the Whole Family for Kids Free November in Jacksonville Enjoy free entry all month long at Jacksonville’s top attractions! Throughout the month of November, discover all the family fun that Jacksonville has to offer at our city’s top attractions! The best part? Kids under 12 get in FREE all month long! Now tell us that isn’t something to get excited about, much less plan a trip for. Kids Free November Details Offer valid from November 1st – November 30th, 2020 Up to 5 children ages 12 and under get FREE admission* with a paying adult Let your kids explore, …

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The 2020 Cultural Council Rolls Out the Arts Awards

The Cultural Council Virtual Arts Awards Will Include Violin Virtuoso Phillip Pan, a Caribbean Vacation and One-of-a-Kind Glass Wave Awards Cultural events are at a standstill but the 44th annual Cultural Council Awards is live-streaming ahead! A virtual fete re-imagined event will be showcased Sept. 2 at 7pm on the Cultural Council, WJCT, and Downtown Vision’s Facebook page and the Jesse Ball DuPont Center website. The theme of this year’s Arts Awards is “Bridges: Connecting Arts, Business, and Community” which highlights the inter-connectivity between the arts, business and community. Organizers shifted programming to a virtual format ahead of the pandemic …

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