Aug 202013

The National Park Service is offering an incentive to explore national parks on August 25.  In honor of the National Park Service’s 97th birthday, all national parks will offer free admissions.  In the First Coast area, that includes Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia, the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve and Fort Caroline National Memorial in Jacksonville, the Castillos de San Marcos National Monument and the Fort Matanzas National Monument in Saint Augustine.  For hours and directions, check out the Park Service site,

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Apr 262013

beerPete’s Bar in Neptune Beach–which was issued Duval County’s first liquor license after the repeal of Prohibition–is celebrating its 80th birthday on April 27.  There’s no cover charge to come by and party with your neighbors and the Pete’s crew.  There will be drink specials, live entertainment and door prizes from 2 p.m. until closing time Saturday.

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Feb 012013

Get into the Museum of Science and History (MOSH) free Saturday, February 2 and enjoy the annual Water Education Festival sponsored by the St. Johns Riverkeeper, the City of Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board and MOSH.  Check out interactive displays and presentations, as well as regular exhibits. The fun starts at 10 a.m. and free admission goes on until 4 p.m.

Aug 232011

Bead-heads will want to check out the Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show this weekend at the University of North Florida’s University Center.  Click this link and get a coupon for free admission, which will let you browse and shop wholesale prices to your hearts content.  The show is August 27 and 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.  Without the coupon, admission is $5 Saturday and $4 Sunday.

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