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Weekend Warriors: Music, Yoga & Laughs

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The Zac Brown Band

As the work week comes to an end, let WJCT's interns Kayla Davis, Blake Allen and Andre Roman be your guides for art, culture and fun on the First Coast.

Zac Brown Band-Black Out The Sun Tour

The three-time Grammy winning and multi-platinum Zac Brown Band will be in Jacksonville Saturday at Veterans Memorial Arena for the “Black Out The Sun” tour. This is the band’s sixth headlining U.S. concert tour, which follows its largest North American stadium tour to date. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased on the band’s website. The show starts at 7 p.m.

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5th Annual Intuition Ale Works Oktoberfest Celebration

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An Oktoberfest Celebration

Intuition Ale Works will host its fifth annual Oktoberfest celebration Saturday at its newly constructed taproom at 929 E. Bay St. in downtown Jacksonville. The celebration features Intuition Ale’s own Oktoberfest beer, live music from the Swinging Bavarians, German-inspired food, games and more. Tickets are $10 at the door. Each tickets comes with a commemorative 20-ounce mug. The event starts at noon.

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Jacksonville's 2016 Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk

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Running for a cause

  As A 5K marathon will be held by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to honor New York firefighter Stephen Siller and those who lost their lives during 9/11. The event will be held at the Jacksonville Landing from 8:46 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Registration is required. Participants will be able to register in person the day of event or online. Water will be available. Registration costs $30 for adults, $15 for ages 13 to 17 and children 12 & under are free. Fundraising opportunities are also available.

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3rd Annual Casino Royale


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Playing cards, poker chips and dice

All I Know Inc. will host its third annual Casino Royale at 8 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday at the Mandarin Garden Club. It will be filled with music, games, hors d’oeuvres and beverages. The games available will be blackjack, craps, Texas hold’em, poker, roulette, slot machines and even raffles. A $25 donation will give the player $10,000 in play money. Proceeds will go towards workshops and seminars for at-risk men, women and children.

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Yoga Day at EverBank


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Yoga time

  EverBank Field will be hosting Yoga Day from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Packages start at $65 and include a yoga session on the field, a Yoga Day t-shirt, and a ticket to the Ravens vs. Jaguars game Sept. 25. To attend, contact Anthony Hendricks at

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Don "DC" Curry at The Comedy Zone


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Stand-up microphone

Comedian Don “DC” Curry will be performing at the Comedy Zone from 9:45 p.m. to 11:15p.m. Friday. He played Uncle Elroy in “Next Friday” and “Friday After Next." He was also featured on “The Chris Rock Show,” “The Roseanne Show” and “The Tracy Morgan Show.” Tickets are $25. For couples, there is an overnight escape package for $112.50 per person, which includes dinner at GiGi’s, tickets to the show and a stay at Ramada Mandarin. Tickets must be purchased in pairs.

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Kayla Davis is a Jacksonville native and senior at the University of North Florida, majoring in multimedia journalism.
Blake Allen is a senior studying multimedia journalism at the University of North Florida.
Andre Roman is a senior studying multimedia journalism at the University of North Florida. He is also the creator/host/producer of the the radio/podcast show One Tank Radio.