With the weather most days above 70 and some into the 80s, it's just not feeling like Christmas out there. Who wants to go (synthetic) ice skating in a tank top? So here are a few non-seasonal activities to take part in after the presents are open.
Dec. 26: See magician Mike Super at the Thrasher-Horne Center in Orange Park. He won NBC's Phenomenon and was a finalist on America's Got Talent.
December 26-27: On Saturday night, there's live music on the riverfront stage at the Jacksonville Landing by George Aspinall from 7 to midnight, and Jimmy Solari performs at Fionn MacCool's from 8 PM to midnight. On Sunday night, it's Reggae Jammin' on the River with 418 Band from 4-9 PM.
Dec. 26-27: Get the kids out of the house to enjoy this weather. The Hemming Park Kids Zone is up and running. Get creative on the Imagination Playground or bang a gong on the musical installation.
Dec. 26-30: See comedian Shaun Jones at the Comedy Zone. Shaun has been seen on BET’s Comic View, Starz' 1st Amendment Standup, Robert Townsend’s Partners In Crime—The Next Generation and in the motion picture Shade as the crooked poker player, Mr. Ose, with Jamie Foxx and Sylvester Stallone.
December 27: See Butch Trucks and The Freight Train Band with guests Bonnie Blue at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Sunday. Butch Trucks is one of the founding members of the Allman Brothers Band. Bonnie Blue hails from Florida, delivering a mix of old-fashioned rock, country, soul, and blues.
Now through March 27: See Amanda Rosenblatt's just-opened exhibition Allegory of Fortune at MOCA Jacksonville. With this series, Rosentblatt explores the captivating beauty of thetarot cards of the major arcana through her fashion photographs.