Disney favorites, a 5K named after one "classy" newscaster, and Swamp Radio are all what's in store this weekend on the First Coast.
Friday, April 4-Sunday, April 6 – Disney On Ice Presents Rockin' Ever After at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Get ready to rock out with some of the most magical idols of all in a musical showcase that features the hottest tunes and talent from across the kingdom.
Jam to a Scottish jig as a group of royal contenders from the latest Disney Pixar film, Brave, competes to win the heart of headstrong, sharp-shooting Merida, making her ice debut!
Experience a show-stopping performance as Sebastian breaks out of his shell for one night only to make waves with Ariel from The Little Mermaid. A chorus of harmless hooligans from Tangled unleashes musical mayhem when they get a visit from the sassy and spirited Rapunzel and her charming ally Flynn.
And, get your feet moving as the Beast and his castle’s enchanted entourage take center stage in a spectacular show for Belle from Beauty and the Beast. Times vary. More info online at JaxEvents.com.
Saturday, April 5 – PRS Running Club is trying this new fad called uh, jogging. I believe it's jogging or yogging, at The Ron Burgundy 5K at Jacksonville University. The race starts at 9:30 a.m. More info online at PRSRaceTiming.com.
Sunday, April 6 – Swamp Radio's spring show—"How's Ya Mama and Them?"—features musings and memories to celebrate and explore the unique characteristics of moms here on the First Coast.
A full cast of artists are scheduled, including local bluegrass trio favorite Grandpa's Cough Medicine, folk music group The Wil·low·Wacks, Irish storyteller Derek Coghlan and more.
The show starts at 3 p.m. at the Terry Theater of The Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts. You can find more information at SwampRadioJax.com.
You can see more events at The Specktator's Facebook page.