Apr 112014
 

The San Marco Art Festival is April 12 and 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown San Marco. Admission is free, and allows you to shop dozens of booths featuring fine artists and craftspeople.  Local restaurants and shops will be offering deals and there’s always the chance to snag a great one-of-a-kind objet for cheap.

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Apr 052013
 

The San Marco Art Festival is April 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown San Marco. Admission is free, and allows you to shop dozens of booths featuring fine artists and craftspeople.  Local restaurants and shops will be offering deals and there’s always the chance to snag a great one-of-a-kind objet for cheap.

Feb 072013
 

The Orange Park Art Festival will take place February 9-10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, with free admission and free parking. Dozens of artists and craftspeople will be showing and selling their wares at the juried show, plus food vendors and performing musicians will be on hand.  The event takes place at the corner of Wells Road and Blanding Blvd. in an open parking area of the Orange Park Mall.

Oct 052012
 

Actress Jane Seymour will be in town this weekend promoting both her artwork and her children’s books. See the former “Dr. Quinn”, along with her paintings, at Avondale Artworks from 1 to 3 p.m. and again from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 6.  Then on Sunday at 1 p.m., Seymore will be appearing at The Bookmark in Neptune Beach signing copies of her book Open Hearts Family.  All events are free.

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Aug 182011
 

Head to San Marco tonight for the Affair in the Square, a free monthly neighborhood fete that includes live performances outdoors, happy hour specials and wine tastings at restaurants and bistros, sales and extended shopping hours at San Marco shops and art exhibits.  You can stroll around from 6 to 9 p.m. to sample the fun.  Affair in the Square happens the third Thursday of every month.

Jun 102011
 

Children’s book author and nature artist Rick Cannizzaro will be signing his book Ludi the Loggerhead Turtle tonight at First Street Gallery in Neptune Beach from 7 to 9 p.m.  Also appearing is Frank Gromling, publisher at Ocean Publishing, signing his book Tracks in the Sand: Sea Turtles and their Protectors.  The appearances are part of the gallery’s 9th annual Sea Turtle Show, with sea turtle-related art in all media and a portion of sales benefiting the Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol.

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Jun 072011
 

Entertain your kids–and get a better quality wall art–for $20 this summer with classes from Yes You Canvas.  Summer kids classes start at 11 a.m. Monday through Saturday.  Sign your child up for the project of your dreams, and get a flamingo, a manatee, a lion or many other images.  All supplies provided. Located at Lakewood Shopping Center.