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May 16th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Dancin' in the Street, Saturday, May 17

It’s May and beach weather is starting to roll into the First Coast. So why not head to the annual Dancin’ in the Street festival Saturday, May 17 at the Beach Town Center in Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach?

It’s a whole lot of fun. The festival has live music on the Ocean Stage from nine bands playing from noon until 9:30 p.m., and seven more bands play on the Orange Street Stage from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

There’s also an art show, with more than 50 local and regional artists, as well as food – and of course, drinks.

Admission is free. More information is available on the festival’s Facebook page.

3rd Food Truck Championship, Saturday, May 17

Also Saturday, May 17, the Jax Truckies host the 3rd Annual Jax Truckies Food Truck Championship, with more than 30 food trucks competing to see who can serve up the best grub from four wheels.

Admission is free, and the event gets underway at 4 p.m. at The Jacksonville Landing as judges sample tasty treats from your favorite vendors. Don’t worry, they’ll sell delicious dishes to you, too.

In addition, there will be live music, craft beer, and a grand prize handed out to Jacksonville’s best food truck.

Proceeds from a raffle go to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida.

Erik Griffin, The Comedy Zone, Saturday, May 17

Enough eating and drinking – let’s be merry. Check out comedian Erik Griffin – the man who plays Montez on Comedy Central’s “Workaholics –“ as he performs Saturday, May 17 at 10 p.m. at The Comedy Zone.

Tickets are priced from $18 – $20 to see Griffin, who recently released his first comedy album “Technical Foul,” and appeared on his first Comedy Central special earlier this year.

Visit The Comedy Zone website for more information on this event.

Saturday, May 17

Finally, Northeast Florida is arguably the golf capital of the U.S. So there must be some pretty good putter out there, right?

Put your putting skills to the test during the 11th annual World Golf Hall of Fame Putting Championship, beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 17.

Set on the Hall of Fame’s 18-hole, natural grass putting course, you will have a chance to compete for prizes.

Admission is $15 to $40. Register online here.


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