Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
First Coast Connect

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

Rhema Thompson

Music, pageants and events for a cause are happening this weekend on the First Coast.Friday, June 27 – PRI Productions presents The 2nd Annual Leon Washington Foundation Casino Night on Friday night 7-11 p.m. Current and former NFL players will be in attendance. More info at the foundation's website.

Saturday, June 28 – Women aged 60 and above reinvent themselves while competing for the title Ms. Senior Jacksonville 2014. The pageant assists women with self confidence, public speaking, talent, making new friends, and exploring the world of pageantry. The events kicks off Friday at 2 p.m. at Florida State College at Jacksonville's Kent Campus. More info online.

Saturday, June 28 – Superintendent Nikolai Vitti, Mayor Alvin Brown, Rep. Reggie Fullwood, City Council Members Bill Gulliford and Ray Holt, Sheriff John Rutherford and members of the ABA's Jacksonville Giants will face Duval school basketball players at the second annual Celebrity Basketball Game To Benefit Slam Dunk Homelessness. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. at Paxon School for Advanced Studies.

Saturday, June 28 – Celebrate the summer with the sounds of fiddles, banjos and more with a Garden Concert: A Night of Americana at the Cummer (weather permitting) featuring musical performances from Jacksonville favorites Canary in the Coalmine, Four Families and The Jacksonville Old Time Jam. Guests may bring blankets, chairs, food and alcoholic beverages. Doors at 6 p.m. More info at

You can see more events at The Specktator's Facebook page.

Remember to tune in to First Coast Connect 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.
Kerry Speckman shares her unique perspective and observations on people, places and events on Florida's First Coast (aka Northeast Florida) — and beyond.