JACKSONVILLE CELTIC FESTIVAL
The celebration of Celtic culture, music and heritage features dancing, Highland games, a rugby exhibition, specialty cuisine and live music by Spade McQuade, Irish Echoes, The Gothard Sisters, Colm Kirwan, The Willis Clan, Searson, Rathkeltair and Enter the Haggis. Comedian Derek Coghlan emcees. Festival gates, 11 a.m.; festival, noon-10 p.m. Nov. 16, SeaWalk Pavilion, 75 First St. N., Jacksonville Beach. Free general admission; $20 VIP (on sale through Nov. 15) includes main stage seating, VIP bar and restrooms, entry to whiskey tasting 9 p.m. Nov. 15 at Lynch’s Irish Pub and afterparty at Lynch’s Nov. 16, jacksonvillecelticfestival.com.