No Plans? No Problem! Things To Do This Weekend On The First Coast

Oct 4, 2013

Song, dance, fútbol, beer, and Bavaria are all on tap this weekend on the First Coast.

Friday, October 4 — "one-hit wonder" Tone Tha Chiefrocca and "the bad boys of handbalancing" aka The Kristef Brothers, comedian Taylor Williamson and winner Kenichi Ebina are in town for America’s Got Talent Live: All-Stars Tour. Show starts 8 p.m at the Times-Union Center. More info at

Saturday, October 5 — Cheer on Shad Khan’s (other) team live on the gigantic screen in the courtyard of the Jacksonville Landing at Community First Saturdays Fulham v. Stoke City watch party. Also on Saturday, ride the free Skyway and finish a scavenger hunt to win tickets to Jaxtoberfest. More info at the Community First Saturdays blog.

Sunday, October 6 — Break out your lederhosen, it's time for Intuition Ale Works' Third Annual Oktoberfest. The annual festival of beer, brats, and everything great about "der Deutschen Land" will be held 1 - 8 p.m. at Memorial Park, 1620 Riverside Ave.

Tapping of Oktoberfest brews, beer stein races, a pretzel toss, food trucks and beer stein holding contests are featured. The Swinging Bavarians will be on hand to play oom-pah music. Wear authentic attire and get a free pint. Proceeds benefit Memorial Park Association programs. More info at (904) 683-7720 and

You can see more weekend events at Kerry Speckman's 'The Specktator" blog at Folio Weekly.

Remember to tune in to First Coast Connect on Thursdays at around 9:50 a.m. to hear 'Around Town' with Jacksonville Magazine's Kerry Speckman for a preview of upcoming weekend events.