Instagram of the Week
If everyone in Jax kicked in a little over $2, Kismet could be ours! 😂 Love this epic image of Shad Khan’s iconic yacht, for sale now. Photographed by @vitaminseaphotography1.
Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured.
Save the Date: Halloweek in #DTJax
- Download the Eventzee app and create an account. Be on the look out for the event code this weekend.
- Scan QR codes at 10 different participating businesses 10/26-10/30 and receive a $20 #DTJax e-Gift Card.
- Participate in the Selfie Challenges to enter to win additional prizes!
Then, on Thursday October 29th, Live Oak Contracting presents Jack O’Landing, a Movie Screening featuring Hocus Pocus at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. The movie night is currently sold out, but you can join the waitlist.
Lift Every Voice Art Unveiling Event at The Jessie
Art Republic invites you to an art unveiling event at the Jessie Ball duPont Center on October 24th from 3-10 p.m. for the reveal of new public works of art by artists Celso, Alexis Diaz, Christopher Parsons and Jennifer Lail.
Mag’s Cafe Opens This Week With Fan Favorite Chef Benoit Recipes
Under new ownership, Mag’s Cafe will be carrying on the French bistro theme along with Chef Benoit’s favorite recipes. They offer a variety of soups, sandwiches, wraps, salads, desserts and breakfast items. Check out the menu.
Headroom Coffee Bar Opens in the Elbow
The folks who bring you Spliff’s Gastropub and 1904 Music Hall have done it again with their new concept, Headroom Coffee Bar! Starting today, Headroom will be open Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. serving up quality late-night coffee, desserts, and cocktails to our growing downtown. Stay tuned on their Instagram!
Fall Classes at Sweet Pete’s Candy
Sweet Pete’s Candy Co. is hosting candy classes all October long with three different themed classes including; Fall Apple classes, Sugar Skull classes and Smashing Pumpkin classes. These classes are happening all week long and are great for all ages. Book now!
Check out the #DTJax e-Gift Card – good at 30 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.
These digital gift cards can be purchased at dtjaxegiftcard.com, anytime, anywhere and for any amount between $5 and $250. They can be used multiple times at multiple participating locations and the balance is always available on your smartphone.
Upcoming #DTJax Events
Master the fundamentals of mixing drinks for any occasion with CAMP Craft Cocktails. Touch, smell and taste a variety of dried botanical ingredients used in creating well-rounded cocktails. Discover the tricks of the trade for infusing your favorite drinks all with the convenience of a recipe in a jar.
Explore the idea of the “selfless selfie” with October’s Studio Practice instructor, Dr. Daljit Kaur Chhina, a local multi-disciplinary artist and educator. In this workshop, you can expect discussion surrounding art history, psychology and philosophy, all culminating to a self-portrait exercise, serving as a reflection of your inner or outer self.
Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting:
You’re invited to attend Downtown Vision’s virtual Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting. Join us for an update on the Downtown Investment Authority’s current projects by CEO Lori Boyer, and information on the JTA Express Select from Jacksonville Transportation Authority. Hear more about what’s happening in Downtown from CEO Jake Gordon, ask questions and provide updates on your organizations.
When: Tuesday, Oct 27th at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Join us on Zoom or call in.
Call in Instructions: Call (929) 205-6099. When prompted, enter the meeting ID: 871 9975 3978 followed by the # key. You will be asked to enter your participant ID. If you do not know your participant ID, simply press the # key.
Email Eduardo Santos at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
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