First Coast Connect: Around Town Events
Kerry Speckman shares her unique perspective and observations on people, places and events on the First Coast and beyond. She's also the 2012 winner of Jacksonville Dancing With the Stars, so she's got that going for her.
In case you missed my ramblings on First Coast Connect on WJCT this morning, here’s what’s coming up this weekend and beyond—Around Town!
Thursday, September 19
International Talk Like a Pirate Day, 5 p.m., St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum, FREE
A Conversation with Andrew Young —"Race and the South: St. Augustine in Context," 7 p.m., Flagler College, Lewis Auditorium, FREE
Thursday, September 19–Sunday, September 22
23th annual Home & Patio Show, Prime Osborn Convention Center
Thursday, September 19–October 20
"Weekend Comedy" starring Cindy Williams, Alhambra Theatre & Dining
Friday, September 20
Eddie Money, doors open 7 p.m., Brewster's Roc Bar
Friday, September 20–21
"The Wizard of Oz": An IMAX 3D Experience, 12:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m., IMAX Theater at World Golf Hall of Fame
Saturday, September 21
Jacksonville Dragon Boat Festival, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Jacksonville Landing
Jacksonville Festival of Horror, 2 p.m.–2 a.m.
First Coast Dancing With the Stars, 7:30 p.m., Boleros Ballroom
Sunday, September 22–29
Amelia Island Women's USTA Championship, Omni Amelia Island Resort, FREE (daily play only)
TEDx Jacksonville is currently accepting applications for "Connecting Currents," a one-day multi-disciplinary conference where dynamic speakers, inspiring performers and engaged participants will converge to explore the city's greatest challenges, innovations and concepts. With only a limited number of applicants invited to attend, the event is expected to sell out. Apply here. Now.
Tickets are still available for the Northeast Florida Beer Cup, hosted by "Jacksonville Magazine," on September 26 at TPC Sawgrass Tailgate Pavilion.
And it's not too early to get your tickets for Folio Weekly's Best of Jax Party, held October 16, at BlackFinn American Grille.
Yours truly rocks the mic on WJCT's First Coast Connect every Thursday around 9:45 a.m. Tune in. Look out.
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