#DTJax Weekly Update: August 4-10, 2020

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August Virtual Art Scroll:

Tomorrow! Join us for two live Art Scroll installments on the Downtown Jacksonville Art Walk Facebook page. At noon, we’re interviewing Shawana Brooks, an integral member of Jacksonville’s arts and culture community. From 6-8 p.m., enjoy a live performance from local favorite, The Band Be Easy, bringing funk, soul and pop to your living room.

#DTJax e-Gift Card:

Check out the #DTJax e-Gift Card – good at 26 of your favorite #DTJax businesses and counting! 👏 Purchase for friends, family or colleagues and invite them to enjoy the best in Downtown dining, shopping and entertainment. To celebrate the launch, Downtown Vision is offering the following bonus gifts:

  • Buy a $25 Gift Card, receive a $5 bonus gift on us
  • Buy a $50 Gift Card, receive a $10 bonus gift on us
  • Buy a $100 Gift Card, receive a $20 bonus gift on us
  • Buy a $200 Gift Card, receive a $50 bonus gift on us (best value)

Offer expires September 30, 2020, available while supplies last.

Shop Small and Support Local:

Take a look at our #DTJax Business Updates blog to see which Downtown Jacksonville businesses are open and what services they are currently offering.

Dinner and Drinks at Dos Gatos

Dos Gatos is serving up delicious food and drinks daily with safety at the heart of their operations. Masks and temperature checks are required. Stop in Monday-Friday from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday from 6-10 p.m. Open Art Scroll night for Rock N Roll Bingo!
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Own a Seat from The Florida Theatre

The Florida Theatre is replacing their seating this summer and selling the 35+ year old seats. Own a piece of Jacksonville history and bring a great conversation piece into your home. Your purchase proceeds are a fully tax-deductible contribution. Individual seats are $50 each.
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Whiskey from Burlock and Barrel 

Burlock and Barrel creates three unique and all hand crafted spirits. B&B Reserve, an aged Bourbon, Whisper, an aged and un-aged Rice Whiskey, and Whim, a white corn whiskey with a Whim of flavor. Burlock and Barrel’s tasting room is open Thursday-Sunday 2-7 p.m. Bring a bottle home and share this local gem with friends!
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Hang in #DTJax safely with these awesome virtual events. Visit our Events Calendar to check out what is going on Downtown.

August 6th | Collection Sketchin’ w/ MOSH Educators

August 6th | MOCA Movie Night Presents: Dayveon

Updates from Downtown Vision

Lights on Laura 

We turned the Lights on Laura teal for what would’ve been the first week of Preseason Football. We wanted to show some love to players as they return to the Bank and get ready for next month.🤞Get well soon Minshew!
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Mandatory Masks: As of 6/29/2020, the City of Jacksonville has implemented a mandatory mask requirement for public & indoor locations, and in other situations where individuals cannot socially distance.

Florida Reopening Phase II:
Florida is now in Phase II of the state-wide reopening plans. Governor DeSantis’ plan, Safe, Smart, Step-by-Step, relaxes more of the measures put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19. Changes Include:

  • Gyms and retail operating at 100% capacity
  • Entertainment facilities can open at a 50% capacity
  • Groups are encouraged to limit gatherings to no more than 50

Small Business Support

The Downtown Vision office is closed but the team can be contacted by email.