NEFL Hometown Happenings-July

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HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS

JULY

2024

FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS 2024

July 4th

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

July 6th

BEACHES GREEN MARKET

July 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th

CANDY CRAZY TRIVIA

July 12th

CLARKE HOUSE TOURS

July 14th

WETLANDS NATURE HIKE

July 20th

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS

FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS 2024

St. Augustine’s Fourth of July celebration, “Fireworks Over the Matanzas,” will take place on Thursday, July 4, 2024, from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM in the historic district. The event begins with a free two-hour concert by the All-Star Orchestra at the Plaza de la Constitución, starting at 6:00 PM. The fireworks display, featuring 5,000 shells, will light up the sky over the Matanzas Bay and Castillo de San Marcos at 9:30 PM. Visitors can enjoy the festivities from various vantage points, with road closures and parking details provided for convenience . visitstaugustine.com

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DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

The Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens will host their annual Dog Days of Summer celebration on Saturday, July 6, 2024, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The event, which features local vendors, live music, raffle prizes, food trucks, and more, invites families and their dogs to enjoy an evening stroll through the Arboretum. Tickets are free, with only a $3 park admission fee required.

visitjacksonville.com
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BEACHES GREEN MARKET

Visit the Beaches Green Market every Saturday at Penman Park, Jacksonville Beach, from 10 AM to 2 PM. Explore a variety of local and organic produce, free-range eggs, all-natural meats, freshly baked breads, handcrafted teas, and more. The market aims to foster community health by providing access to fresh, minimally processed foods. Bring your own bags, shop early for the best selection, and don’t hesitate to ask vendors about their products. Admission is free.

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CANDY CRAZY TRIVIA

Join us for a family-fun evening of Candy Crazy trivia on Friday, July 12th, 2024, at 7 PM! This trivia will encompass a wide variety of categories that all tie back to candy or chocolate, with $60 in prizes for the top 3 teams! Teams can have up to 6 members. The registration fee covers 2-6 players; keep QTY at 1 unless registering multiple teams.

Sweetpetescandy.com
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CLARKE HOUSE TOURS

Experience the charm of the Clarke House on Sunday, July 14, 2024, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Clarke House Park, 1039 Kingsley Ave, Orange Park, FL. Explore this historic gem, built in 1912, during its free monthly tour. Wander through the house, both upstairs and downstairs, and immerse yourself in the rich history of the region.

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WETLANDS

NATURE HIKE

Embark on an exciting Wetlands Nature

Hike on July 20, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Camp Chowenwaw Park. Discover the wonders of Clay County’s wetland ecosystems on an engaging guided tour with one of our knowledgeable naturalists. Meet at the picnic area to the left of Big Cabin at 9:00 a.m. Don’t forget your bug spray, bottled water, and closedtoe shoes for this adventure! Register for this free, unforgettable event by filling out the reservation form.

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