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


Whether you're a Gator, Gundam, Bulldog, Bantha, or just a fan of comedy and music, there's a lot happening this weekend on the First Coast.

Saturday, November 2 - Sunday, November 3 — Jacksonville’s ultimate convention for fans of anime, cartoons, comic books, gaming, and all around geek culture, WasabiCon features fan and guest panels, workshops, costume contest, foam sword arena and the (My Little) Pony Pageant! The fun starts at Saturday at 10 a.m. at the  Jacksonville Marriott. More info at

Friday, November 1  - Saturday, November 2 — In case the red/black/orange/blue recreational vehicles and new traffic patterns haven't already clued you in, the annual Florida-George Game will be played tomorrow afternoon at Everbank Field.

Billed as the "world’s largest outdoor cocktail party," Florida-Georgia weekend centers around 24/7 tailgaiting, parties, pep rallies, RV City, face painting, hardcore Gator and Bulldog fans and Florida Georgia Block Party and BBQ Contest. More info at Jax Happenings.

Friday, November 1 - Saturday, November 2 — Stand up comic and hypnotist Rich Guzzi appears tonight through Sunday for his Start Joking Stop Smoking Tour at The Comedy Zone. More info at

Saturday, November 2 — Hugh Laurie, AKA Dr. Gregory House is not only the highest-paid actor in a TV drama ever, but also a comedian, best-selling author and singer who plays piano, guitar, harmonica, saxophone and drums. He'll bring his song and dance to the Florida Theatre on Saturday. More info at

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.

Patrick Donges served as WJCT's Digital Content Editor from August 2013 - August 2014.