#DTJax Weekly Update: August 2-8, 2022

Instagram of the Week

Don’t miss your last chance to see Erin Kendrick‘s installation, Shelter in Place, at The Corner Gallery. The installation will be up until this Wednesday, August 3rd. Make sure to visit The Jessie and The Corner Gallery during First Wednesday Art Walk this Wednesday!

Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured as the next Instagram of the Week.

New and Noteworthy

This Wednesday: Art Walk

Join us Wednesday, August 3rd, for First Wednesday Art Walk in #DTJax. Tour Jacksonville’s arts and culture scene, with featured art hubs and lots to explore in between. Shop with local creatives, enjoy live music and dine on delicious eats! Learn more.

Build Better Business
in Arts & Culture

Artists are welcome to join the The Jessie and the Cultural Council on August 9th to explore creative entrepreneurship. Surround yourself with like-minded individuals and learn more about growing as an artist and gain skills that will aide you in the creative sector. Learn More.

Load Up on Veggies
at Riverside Arts Market

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week with RAM! Stock up on veggies, shop local and don’t miss two live cooking demonstrations with Chef Evan from Pie 95 PizzaLearn More.

Disco on the Southbank

Join MOSH for a night of disco on their rooftop terrace, featuring two battling DJs and nighttime views of the Southbank. Explore the museum’s newest traveling exhibit and chill out in the Planetarium with a Cosmic Concert and laser light show. Admission includes two drinks. Learn More.

Upcoming #DTJax Events

August 9-13
The Jessie

Don’t miss the five-day celebration this August at The Jessie, which will commemorate Jacksonville’s past, present and future with an arts, music, film and literacy festival. Learn More.

Friday Night Vibes
August 12 at 5-9 p.m.
James Weldon Johnson Park

Beginning on Friday, August 12th, join James Weldon Park and friends for Friday Night Vibes in the park, a bi-monthly event series leading up to the second annual Hip Hop Festival in 2023. Learn More.

Blues, Brews and BBQ
August 18 at 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Florida Theatre

DTJax’s favorite indoor picnic returns! Join the Florida Theatre on April 18th for their annual Blues, Brews and BBQ showcasing Jacksonville’s best barbecue, live music and more.

Riverside Arts Market

Every Saturday, under the Fuller Warren Bridge, enjoy a beautiful outdoor market. Shop local produce, handmade goods and dine at your favorite food trucks.
Check out this week’s line-up!

James Weldon Johnson Park

Don’t miss out on all of the events going on in the park this month, including lunchtime musical performances and weekend festivals! View the schedule.

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Get Involved

Activating Jacksonville’s Riverfront

The Jessie Ball duPont Fund is helping to convene a series of conversations about how best to activate our city’s downtown waterfront for the benefit of all of our residents and visitors. Visit their page to learn more.

1st Downtown Jacksonville: The Future of the Shipyards 

1st DownTown Jacksonville is a platform created to help communicate, advocate and unite supporters who share the same passion for Downtown. Check out their website to learn about plans for The Shipyards, a path toward the Stadium of the Future and community investment by the Jaguars and Iguana Investments.

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