Events

Patrice Ross / Visit Jacksonville

As America celebates the 243rd anniversary of its independence, communities across the First Coast are marking the occasion and long holiday weekend with fireworks and festivities.

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WJCT

Documentary filmmaker Michael Kirk has produced, directed and written more than 100 hours of FRONTLINE, PBS’S flagship long-form documentary series that started in 1983.

The Jaxson Presents Forgotten Spaces: Places Reimagined. Tuesday 10.23 6-8 pm at WJCT
Abby Weiss

If you missed the chance to get tickets for tonight's live event, watch it here or on WJCT's Facebook Page starting at 6:30 p.m.

This month, WJCT hosts the first-ever live event as part of our partnership with Modern Cities: The Jaxson.

Forgotten Spaces: Places Reimagined is on October 23 at WJCT Studios. 

Rob Bixby / Flickr

With New Year’s Eve and the Taxslayer Bowl fast approaching, there’s plenty to do downtown between now and the end of the year. 

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Thirty-two years after Jacksonville’s Metropolitan Park opened its amphitheater, the city is closing it down.

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I Am Genie Foundation

New York Times best-selling author and frequent CNN contributor Deepak Chopra is coming to Jacksonville.

Chopra is scheduled to speak at the University of North Florida on March 17 at 7:30 p.m.

His speech is hosted by the nonprofit I Am Genie Foundation. All profits from the event will go toward granting wishes to people in need.

Chopra is slated to discuss the latest findings in mainstream and alternative medicine.

Rob Bixby / Flickr

The Christmas season seems to start earlier every year, and 2015 is no exception. The Avenues Mall and the St. Johns Town Center kicked things off with Santa's Arrival and the Holiday Spectacular, and St. Augustine Night of Lights and Jax Illuminations begin this weekend. Here is WJCT’s list of holiday events happening in Northeast Florida.

Tree Lightings & Light Displays

St. Augustine Nights of Lights

Nov. 21 - Jan. 31

Riverside Avondale Night Trolley

Trolleys and ferries are running this weekend on the First Coast.

MOCA Jacksonville

A legend and a "mega event" are happening this weekend on the First Coast this weekend.

Lindsay Layendecker / Facebook

From jazz to improv, there's a lot happening on the First Coast this weekend.

Mark Surman / Flickr

Comedy, Congress and a water party are some of the events happening this weekend on the First Coast.

John Spade / Flickr

Get patriotic this weekend with sports and fireworks on the First Coast.

Emmylou Harris / Twitter

American singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris is one of country and folk music’s all-time greats.

Rhema Thompson / WJCT

Music, pageants and events for a cause are happening this weekend on the First Coast.

Kona School

Sports and a lot of local live music are what's going on this weekend on the First Coast.

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