The First Coast area is home to an abundance of artists and craftspeople, as well as a burgeoning food truck and bistro scene. Happily, each town and neighborhood in this sprawling region offers a unique mix of homegrown flavors and talents. The best way to sample the variety of sights, sounds and tastes is to cruise one of the many… Read more »
Free hands-on projects for youngsters are offered the first Saturday of the month at participating Home Depot stores. Register on the Home Depot website. Participants receive a Kids Workshop apron and keep their projects. The activities are designed for youngsters ages 5 to 12.
The commemoration of Martin Luther King always brings a great parade to downtown Jacksonville. If you’re looking for a meaningful, free diversion this morning, the parade begins at 10 a.m. at Jefferson and Water Streets and winds toward Everbank Field. Here’s parade route info if you’re going.
Riverside Arts Market is will close out the 2012 season with plenty of holiday shopping on the river. Come out to the plaza under the Fuller Warren Bridge at 10 a.m. for live entertainment, crafts, artists, gourmet packaged foods and onsite refreshments. Definitely make it a point to stop at the food court. The free fun goes on from until 4 p.m.