Events

They Might Be Giants Coming to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

 

They Might Be Giants will be appearing at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Thursday, February 9th, 2012. 

Brooklyn's alternative rock pioneers They Might Be Giants' barn-storming live act returns with a brand new show.  Spirits will be high as the band celebrates the release of their brand new 18-song album Join Us and their 30th year of uninterrupted rocking.  As always, They Might Be Giants' boundless energy and arresting melodies will engage all.

Hope Haven to Host Event for Down Syndrome and Autism Programs

Hope Haven to Host Event for Down Syndrome and Autism Programs

Hope Haven Children's Clinic and Family Center will host the 10th annual Sounds of Hope Gala and Auction to raise funds for children with Down syndrome and autism on Friday, November 18 at 6:30 pm at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront.

The event will feature hundreds of items for bid, including travel packages, restaurant gift certificates, sports memorabilia, art and children's gifts.

"Sounds of Hope raises funds to provide comprehensive evaluations for children with Down syndrome and autism," said Laurie Price, Executive Director of Hope Haven. "For many families, the financial impact of having a child with special needs can be devasting. Many children who require life-changing interventions would not receive care without financial assistance."

An estimated 1 child in every 500 has an autism spectrum disorder and more than 400,000 people in the United States have Down syndrome.

Thin Lizzy on November 29th and The Wailers on December 2nd

 

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - Two new shows have been announced for the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall 2011 season, Thin Lizzy on November 29th and The Wailers on December 2nd. 

Horror Zone Opens this Weekend

Horror Zone Opens this Weekend

 

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Unit is sponsoring the haunted house again this Halloween season. The 11th annual “Horror Zone” will take place once again at the former Mikee’s store, 2497 U.S. 1 South, in the Food Lion Shopping Center, Lewis Point Rd., and U.S. 1 South. The Horror Zone will be open beginning this weekend (Friday & Saturday) from 6:00-11:00 p.m.

Fabulous Fashions, Food and Fun for a Cause

 

The President of the Ponte Vedra Woman’s Club (PVWC) Sheryl Quinn announces that the Club is presenting a High Tea and Fashion Show, Thursday, October 6, 2011 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Marsh Landing Country Club. Members of the Club will be modeling ready-to-wear fashions from local boutique A’Propos, and Patchington, and evening wear from Saks 5th Avenue. The tea will include tea sandwiches, desserts, tea, coffee, and wine.

“This fashion show and tea will be an exciting event where ladies can view beautiful, new fall fashions, and enjoy some great food, and have fun while helping to raise money for our educational scholarships, and our other local charities. Everyone is invited to join in on the fun!” said Ms. Quinn.

The ticket price is $30 and the event is a fundraiser with proceeds going to help support the organization’s mission; "to enhance the quality of life through charity, education and community service”.

Come Get Muddy and Help Boselli Foundation

JACKSONVILLE, FL -- Don't mind get a little dirty?  Or maybe really muddy?

You can support the Boselli Foundation to help at-risk children and run in the 2011 Jax Mud Fest.   The 5K has obstacles every mile.  In fact, organizers boast it has more obstacles than any other Mud Run out there. 

Organizers call it a "muddy playground."

The last day to register is Saturday, October 1st at $40.  Then the price goes to $50.

For registration and more info:  

http://www.active.com/running/jacksonville-fl/jax-mud-fest-2011

Kids Rock the Nation, November 19th

Kids Rock the Nation, November 19th

 

Friends of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre (FOSAA) will sponsor an exciting all-day musical event at the Amphitheatre on Saturday, November 19th from 12:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The event will feature some of the area's hottest bands and soloists and spotlight the talent of Kids Rock the Nation Foundation award recipients. Tickets are $15 for adults, and $10 for students eighteen and under. Children under five will be admitted for free. Tickets are available through TicketMaster and at the Amphitheatre Box Office beginning October 1st. Tickets will also be available at the door. Half of the proceeds will be donated to St. Johns County schools to provide opportunities for students to see and experience live performances. The other half will be used to fund grants to non-profit community agencies and schools who submit FOSAA grant applications.