#DTJax Weekly Update: February 4 – February 10, 2020

Instagram of the Week

During Art Walk, Wednesday, Feb. 5th, from 5-9 p.m. there will be a special celebration/grand opening of Lance Vickery’s new sculpture, Progression at the Jessie Ball duPont Center.
Adams St. will be closed down in front of the Jessie Ball DuPont Building. The Band “Be Easy” will be performing 4 live sets every hour on the hour. There will be Cuban Fire Grill Food truck, cash bar from Manifest Distillery, 28 vendors and artists! 📷 @main_made
Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax for a chance to be featured.

Ten Things to do Downtown This Week

Community Engagement Meeting-Duval County Court House Plaza
2/5 @ MOCA

First Wednesday Art Walk
2/5 @ Downtown Jacksonville

Big Sam’s Funky Nation
2/6 @The Ritz Theater and Museum

Franco Escamilla

2/7 @ Florida Theatre

G. Love & Special Sauce/ Jontavious Willis
2/7 @ 1904 Music Hall

Coffee with a Curator: Kedgar Volta
2/8 @ MOCA

Jacksonville Symphony Pres: Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back
2/8 @ Times-Union Center

Mardi Gras Block Party
2/8 @ Friday Musicale

Spring 2020 Boy Scout Workshop
2/8 @ MOSH

2020 Jacksonville Food & Wine Festival
2/9 @ Under the Fuller Warren Bridge

Future Event Highlights

Save the Date!

February 28, 2020
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
One Enterprise Center

Find tickets and more info on our website

Join the American Institute of Architects and the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville to create a plan for incorporating public art into the Duval County Courthouse that best represents the desires of the community and celebrates Jacksonville’s rich history and heritage.

February 5th at MOCA Theater – (Art Walk night) – 5:00pm – 6:00pm: Public Community Engagement Meeting

April 1st at MOCA Theater – (Art Walk night) – 5:00-6:00pm: 3rd Stakeholders Meeting with the Public Community Engagement Meeting – Present renderings to the public from the AIA Design Charrette

Contact for more information.Take their survey and let your voice be heard!


2/12 @ Florida Theatre

Jacksonville Mini Maker Faire
2/15 @ MOSH

Jacksonville Lantern Parade
2/15 @ Downtown Jacksonville

Jax Book Fest 2020
2/29 @ Main Library

3/17-3/29 @ Times-Union Center

Every Tuesday @ The Corkscrew
We’ve partnered with the Winston Family YMCA and the City of Jacksonville to bring you FREE YMCA Group Workout Classes at Corkscrew Park.

These certified trainer-led classes take place each Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. at The Corkscrew, an outdoor public gym located on the Northbank Riverwalk in the shade of the Acosta Bridge. Bring yourself and a friend and get your sweat on. (Bathrooms & water fountain on site.)

Yoga On the Courthouse Lawn
JBA’s Mental Health & Wellness Committee is proud to announce that our Yoga on the Courthouse Lawn series with Judge Derke is back!

Upcoming Dates: 2/5, 3/4, 4/1, 5/6 & 6/3 from 12-1 p.m.

View the list of Jacksonville Bar Association events here and register for the events you would like to attend by visiting the link in each event description.

#DTJax News


Updates From Downtown Vision

Our VP of Marketing, Katherine Hardwick, will be a mentor at Jacksonville Business Journal’s Mentoring Monday on February 24, 2020.

Tickets Available Now

Each year Downtown Vision evaluates the state of Downtown Jacksonville and collects data on how to improve the Downtown experience.

If you live or work in #DTJax we want to hear from you! Please only take the survey if you live or work within the Northbank, Southbank, Brooklyn/Riverside Avenue, LaVilla or the Stadium District.

Complete our survey and be entered to win a $100 gift certificate to the Downtown restaurant or retailer of your choice. Two winners will be chosen and contacted by the email address provided.

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