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Upcoming Events

March

March 27 – 29

Postponed, New Date to be Determined - 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit and Museum Orange Park Mall, 1910 Wells Road, Orange Park; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm – The 9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit helps educate communities around the country about the events of 9/11. The exhibit includes steel from the Twin Towers, artifacts from Ground Zero, documentary videos, recordings of first responder radio transmissions, and interactive guided tours from New York City firefighter heroes. For more information, visit https://tunnel2towers.org/our-programs/911-never-forget- mobile-exhibit/.

 

Open Track Weekend The FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM is a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 am with vehicle technical inspection beginning at 8:00 am. Gates close at 5:00 pm. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

 

March 28

Canceled - Vietnam Veterans Ceremony The Historic Clay County Courthouse, 915 Walnut Street, Green Cove Springs; 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Join us as we recognize the sacrifices made by the Vietnam Era Veterans and their families. Lunch will immediately follow. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2359597737664880/.

 

April

April 1 – 5

Postponed until May 15 – Heathers – The Island Theater, 1860 Town Hall Circle, Suite 54, Fleming Island; Show times vary – Take a trip back to the 80s with Heather, Heather, Heather and Veronica with this live musical adaptation of the iconic film. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm.  Sundays at 2:00 pm.  For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.theislandtheater.com or call 904-254-1455

 

April 2

Canceled - Clay County Agricultural Fair Opening Ceremony Clay County Fairgrounds; 1:30 pm – The moment you’ve all be waiting for is finally here! Join us for the opening ceremony of the Clay County Agricultural Fair. The ceremony starts at 1:30 pm with gates opening at 2:00 pm. Parade will start at 2:30 pm and midway rides will open at 3:00 pm. For more information, visit https://www.claycountyfair.org/

 

April 2 – 11

Canceled - Clay County Agricultural Fair Clay County Fairgrounds; fair hours vary – A county tradition returns to Green Cove Springs. The Clay County Agricultural Fair opens its gates Thursday April 2nd to the public with rides, treats, and games. Bring out the whole family for pig racing, local competitions, livestock auctions, petting zoo, and the return of Goat Yoga. Live entertainment to include:

  • Thursday April 2 – Duval County Line and 38 Special
  • Friday April 3 – Curt Towne Band and The Charlie Daniels Band
  • Saturday April 4 – Jessie G and Gretchen Wilson
  • Sunday April 5 – Pam Tillis and John Michael Montgomery
  • Monday April 6 – Zach Williams
  • Tuesday April 7 – Vanilla Ice and Sir Mix-A-Lot
  • Wednesday April 8 – Filmore, Tennille Townes, and Runaway June
  • Thursday April 9 – Bellamy Brothers

For more information and to buy tickets, visit https://www.claycountyfair.org/.

 

April 3 – 5

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills.  Gates open at 7:30 am with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8:00 am. Gates close at 5:00 pm. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

April 4

Canceled – Fleming Island Saturday MarketVillage Square Shopping Center, 2245 Plantation Center Drive, Fleming Island, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm - Our market consists of many different vendor types:  arts, crafts, fresh produce, honey, sweets, jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, accessories and much more!

 

Postponed, New Date to be Determined – 1st Annual Oakleaf Easter Market – 370 Oakleaf Village Parkway, Orange Park; 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Join us for a fun filled day of shopping and music with one of our many craft and vendors. Bring the whole family and enjoy an Easter Egg hunt. 4 different age divisions. Kids 0-2, Kids 3-6, Kids 7-12 and Kids 13 & up. You must sign up for your division. Spots are limited. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/771407213327325/?active_tab=about.

 

April 5

Canceled – Clay County Historical Museum915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

 

Orange Park Farmers’ and Arts Market Orange Park Town Hall, 2042 Park Ave., Orange Park; 10:00 am - 3:00 pm – Voted Best Farmer’s Market in Northeast Florida! With over 100 vendors selling fresh, local produce and homemade crafts, live music and great food; it’s sure to be fun for the entire family. Join us on the first and third Sunday of each month. For more information, visit www.OrangeParkMarket.com.

 

April 10 – 12

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills.  Gates open at 7:30 am with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8:00 am. Gates close at 5:00 pm. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

 

April 17

Food Truck Friday - Spring Park, Green Cove Springs; 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm – Join Green Cove Springs for an evening of local food and live local music. Beer and wine are permitted in coolers, with each cooler checked by Green Cove Springs Police, and alcohol consumed in a designated area on event grounds.

 

April 17 – 19

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills.  Gates open at 7:30 am with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8:00 am. Gates close at 5:00 pm. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

 

April 17 – 26

Postponed, New Date to be Determined – Diary of Anne FrankThe Island Theater, 1860 Town Hall Circle, Suite 54, Fleming Island; Show times vary – The historical World War II drama plays out live on stage. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 pm, Sunday shows at 2:00 pm. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.theislandtheater.com or call 904-254-1455.

 

April 18

Canceled – Historic Girl Scout MuseumCamp Chowenwaw Park, 1517 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs; 9:00 am - 11:00 am – The Museum includes a synopsis of the founder of the Girl Scouts, Juliette Low, the history of Girl Scouting in Northeast Florida and the history of the park when it was a Girl Scout Camp from 1933 to 2005. Special Tours are available other dates and times by appointment. For more information about Camp Chowenwaw Park, visit https://www.claycountygov.com/departments/parks-and-recreation/camp-chowenwaw-park.

 

Postponed, New Date to be Determined - Opening Day at the Palatka-to-Lake Butler Trail – 103 N. Oak Street, Florahome – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Save the date for Opening Day at the Palatka-to-Lake Butler Trail Saturday, April 18 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Come celebrate the start of the spring trail season and bring your bike or running shoes! Learn more at http://www.railstotrails.org/openingday.

 

Canceled – Kiwita Nature Center Open House - Camp Chowenwaw Park, 1617 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs; 9:30 am - 3:00 pm – Explore nature exhibits and speak with park naturalists. Check our website for special guest speakers, presentations, and monthly programs at www.campchowenwaw.claycountygov.com.  

 

Third Saturday Market in the ParkSpring Park, Green Cove Springs – 10:00 am - 2:00 pm – Green Cove Springs Business League organizes a monthly local grocery and craft market on the corner of Walnut Street and Magnolia Avenue.

 

Postponed, New Date to be Determined - Old Fashioned Farm Day – Penney Farms; 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – more information to come.

 

April 19

Clay County Historical Museum915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

 

Orange Park Farmers’ and Arts Market Orange Park Town Hall, 2042 Park Ave., Orange Park; 10:00 am - 3:00 pm – Voted Best Farmer’s Market in Northeast Florida! With over 100 vendors selling fresh, local produce and homemade crafts, live music and great food, it’s sure to be fun for the entire family. Join us on the first and third Sunday of each month. For more information, visit www.OrangeParkMarket.com.

 

April 24 – 25

Postponed to October - Cattlemen’s Scholarship RodeoClay County Fairgrounds; 7:00 pm – Come to the Clay County Fairgrounds for the annual Clay County Cattlemen’s Scholarship Rodeo. Enjoy Ranch Bronc, Team Roping, Tie Down Roping, Break Away Roping, Women’s Barrel Racing, Junior Barrel Racing, Bull Riding, and Calf Scramble. For more information, visit www.claycountycattlemen.com.

 

April 24 – 26

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills.  Gates open at 7:30 am with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8:00 am. Gates close at 5:00 pm. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

April 27 – May 2

CalaVida Music and Arts Festival – The CalaVida Music and Arts Festival is a week-long celebration of local musicians and arts of all specialties with performances throughout the week. The week ends with a daylong music festival at Spring Park. For more information and to view the festival schedule, visit www.calavida.com.

 

April 30

Postponed, New Date to be Determined - Melissa Etheridge: The Medicine Show Tour – Thrasher – Horne Center, 283 College Center Drive, Orange Park; 7:30 am – Melissa Etheridge stormed onto the American rock scene in 1988 with the release of her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album, which led to an appearance on the 1989 Grammy Awards show. For several years, her popularity grew around such memorable originals as "Bring Me Some Water," "No Souvenirs" and "Ain't It Heavy," for which she won a Grammy® in 1992. Etheridge hit her commercial and artistic stride with her fourth album, Yes I Am (1993). The collection featured the massive hits, "I'm the Only One" and "Come to My Window," a searing song of longing that brought Etheridge her second Grammy® Award for Best Female Rock Performance. In 1995, Etheridge issued her highest charting album, Your Little Secret, which was distinguished by the hit single, "I Want to Come Over." Join Melissa Etheridge for an evening of unforgettable songs, with music from her new album, “the Medicine Show. Since the release of her unforgettable self-titled 1988 debut, Etheridge’s incredible career to date includes sales of over 25 million albums, 5 platinum and 3 multi-platinum records, 15 Grammy Award nominations and 2 wins. Known for her passionate and dynamic live performances, this is one show you won’t want to miss! For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.thcenter.org

May

bestbet Poker Tournaments – Various dates and times

Thrasher-Horne Galleries – Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays

AR Workshop Middleburg Classes – Join a scheduled workshop for a memorable DIY experience

Studios Classes –Join a scheduled art, culinary, or photography classes from a local professional.

Dates to Be Determined

Amazing Grace Farms Spring Festival Amazing Grace Family Farms, 2899 Wisteria Farms Road, Green Cove Springs – Bring the whole family to Amazing Grace Family Farm and enjoy Sunflower and Zinnia Picking, farm food and attractions. For more information and tickets, visit https://www.agcropmaze.com/.

April 27 – May 2

CalaVida Music and Arts Festival – The CalaVida Music and Arts Festival is a week-long celebration of local musicians and arts of all specialties with performances throughout the week. The week ends with a day long music festival at Spring Park. For more information and to view the festival schedule, visit www.calavida.com.

May 1 – 3

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

May 2

Fleming Island Saturday Market Village Square Shopping Center, 2245 Plantation Center Drive, Fleming Island, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Our market consists of many different vendor types: arts, crafts, fresh produce, honey, sweets, jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, accessories and much more!

May 3

County Historical Museum915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

Orange Park Farmers’ and Arts MarketOrange Park Town Hall, 2042 Park Ave., Orange Park; 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. – Voted Best Farmer’s Market in Northeast Florida! With over 100 vendors selling fresh, local produce and homemade crafts, live music and great food, it’s sure to be fun for the entire family. Join us on the first and third Sunday of each month. For more information, visit www.OrangeParkMarket.com.

May 8

Food Truck Friday - Spring Park, Green Cove Springs; 5-9 p.m. – Join Green Cove Springs for an evening of local food and live local music. Beer and wine are permitted in coolers, with each cooler checked by Green Cove Springs Police, and alcohol consumed in a designated area on event grounds.

May 8 – 9

4-H Area North Horse Show – Clay County Fairgrounds – More information to come.

May 8 – 10

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

May 9 – 10

Nickelodeon’s the SpongeBob Musical Thrasher-Horne Center, 283 College Drive, Orange Park, 7:30 p.m. – The bold, original musical The New York Times declares, “BRILLIANT!” “Wonders pour from the stage in a ravishing stream of color and invention” (Time Out New York) as Broadway’s best creative minds reimagine and bring to life the beloved Nickelodeon series with humor, heart and pure theatricality in a neon-sparkly “party for the eyes and ears” (Daily Beast). Be there when SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face catastrophe—until a most unexpected hero rises to take center stage. This “creative explosion” (Broadway.com) is “nothing short of genius” says Theatermania, so bring the entire family to celebrate friendship and cooperation and learn the power of unity and inclusion. Get ready to enjoy the “Broadway Extravaganza” (The New Yorker) that New York Magazine calls “effervescent candy-for-the-spirit.” Explore the depths of theatrical innovation in NICKELODEON’S THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, 2018 Best Musical winner of the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, where the power of optimism really can save the world. For more information, visit www.thcenter.org.

May 10

Carrie Clarke House Tours Clarke House Park, 1039 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park; 2-4 p.m. - The Clarke House, built in 1912, is open for tours the second Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free! For more information, contact info@ophistory.org or visit www.ophistory.org.

May 15 – 17

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

May 15 – 24

Big Fish The Island Theater, 1860 Town Hall Circle, Suite 54, Fleming Island; Show times vary – This feel-good family musical demonstrates the power of family. Friday and Saturday showings at 7:30 p.m., Sunday showings at 2 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets visit www.theislandtheater.com or call 904-254-1455.

May 16

Historic Girl Scout Museum – Camp Chowenwaw Park, 1517 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs; 9-11 a.m. – The Museum includes a synopsis of the founder of the Girl Scouts, Juliette Low, the history of Girl Scouting in Northeast Florida and the history of the park when it was a Girl Scout Camp from 1933 to 2005. Special Tours are available other dates and times by appointment. For more information about Camp Chowenwaw Park, visit https://www.claycountygov.com/departments/parks-and-recreation/camp-chowenwaw-park.

Third Saturday Market in the ParkSpring Park, Green Cove Springs – 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Green Cove Springs Business League organizes a monthly local grocery and craft market on the corner of Walnut Street and Magnolia Avenue.

Armed Forces Day The Military Museum of North Florida, 1 Bunker Ave, Green Cove Springs; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Enjoy a classic car and military vehicle show, military antiques sale, combat vehicle tours, and more. More information to come.

Celebrate Clay County History FestivalThe Historic Clay County Courthouse, 915 Walnut Street, Green Cove Springs; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Party like it’s 1858 at the Clay County History Festival, featuring interactive
displays, guest speakers, authors,
and tours of the Historic Clay County Courthouse. For more information, visit

May 17

Clay County Historical Museum915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

Orange Park Farmers’ and Arts MarketOrange Park Town Hall, 2042 Park Ave., Orange Park; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. – Voted Best Farmer’s Market in Northeast Florida! With over 100 vendors selling fresh, local produce and homemade crafts, live music and great food, it’s sure to be fun for the entire family. Join us on the first and third Sunday of each month. For more information, visit www.OrangeParkMarket.com.

May 22 – 24

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

May 24

Concert on the Greenbestbet Orange Park, 455 Park Ave., Orange Park; 5–8 p.m.
– Bring the family and enjoy the talents of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra while you picnic. More information to come.

May 25

Memorial Day River Fest – Spring Park, Green Cove Springs; 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. – The Annual Memorial Day River Fest returns to Spring Park! There are an average of 100 food and craft vendors, a Kids Zone that includes pony rides, bounce houses and slides, train rides, face painting, and more. There is live entertainment throughout the day and fireworks at night, but the best part of the day is when we honor our veterans for their service to our country! How awesome it is to see men and women, both young and old come forward to share! For more information, visit https://www.greencovesprings.com/memorial-day-river-fest.

Memorial Day Service at the Magnolia Cemetery – Magnolia Cemetery, 1040 Kingsley Ave., Orange Park – more information to come.

Memorial Day Ceremony at Camp Blanding5629 State Road 16, Keystone Heights – more information to come.

TAPS Monument Wreath Laying CeremonyThe Historic Clay County Courthouse, 915 Walnut Street, Green Cove Springs – more information to come.

Memorial Day Ceremony at Russel Haven of Rest2299 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs – more information to come.

Memorial Day Ceremony – AMVets Post 86 Pavilion, 6685 Brooklyn Bay Road, Keystone Heights – more information to come.

May 29 – 31

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

June

bestbet Poker Tournaments< – Various dates and times

Thrasher-Horne Galleries - Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays

AR Workshop Middleburg Classes – Join a scheduled workshop for a memorable DIY experience

Heisler Studios Classes– Join a scheduled art, culinary, or photography classes from a local professional

Dates to Be Determined

Kids Fest – Orange Park Town Hall, 2042 Park Ave., Orange Park; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. - Kids Fest is “The ‘Funnest’ Event in Town!” This event will be packed with exciting games and activities, fascinating displays, interactive shows, live music, great food and shopping! This event is designed with children 12 and younger in mind. Expect more free and low-cost activities than ever before! Admission and parking are free! More information to come.

June 5 – 7

Open Track Weekend The FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

June 6

Fleming Island Saturday MarketVillage Square Shopping Center, 2245 Plantation Center Drive, Fleming Island, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Our market consists of many different vendor types: arts, crafts, fresh produce, honey, sweets, jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, accessories and much more!

June 7

Clay County Historical Museum915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

Orange Park Farmers’ and Arts MarketOrange Park Town Hall, 2042 Park Ave., Orange Park; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. – Voted Best Farmer’s Market in Northeast Florida! With over 100 vendors selling fresh, local produce and homemade crafts, live music and great food, it’s sure to be fun for the entire family. Join us on the first and third Sunday of each month. For more information, visit www.OrangeParkMarket.com.

June 10

Carrie Clarke House Tours Clarke House Park, 1039 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park; 2-4 p.m. - The Clarke House, built in 1912, is open for tours the second Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free! For more information, contact info@ophistory.org or visit www.ophistory.org.

June 12

Food Truck Friday - Spring Park, Green Cove Springs; 5-9 p.m. – Join Green Cove Springs for an evening of local food and live local music. Beer and wine are permitted in coolers, with each cooler checked by Green Cove Springs Police, and alcohol consumed in a designated area on event grounds.

June 12 – 14

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

June 12 – 21

Bring It On – The Island Theater, 1860 Town Hall Circle, Suite 54, Fleming Island; Show times vary – You'll be cheering the Fighting Irish cheerleading squad in this underdog story as they compete at Nationals in this movie musical live on stage. Friday and Saturday showings are at 7:30 p.m., Sunday showings at 2 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.theislandtheater.com or call 604-254- 1455.

June 19 – 21

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

June 20

Historic Girl Scout MuseumCamp Chowenwaw Park, 1517 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs; 9-11 a.m. – The Museum includes a synopsis of the founder of the Girl Scouts, Juliette Low, the history of Girl Scouting in Northeast Florida and the history of the park when it was a Girl Scout Camp from 1933 to 2005. Special Tours are available other dates and times by appointment. For more information about Camp Chowenwaw Park, visit https://www.claycountygov.com/departments/parks-and-recreation/camp-chowenwaw-park.

Third Saturday Market in the Park Spring Park, Green Cove Springs – 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Green Cove Springs Business League organizes a monthly local grocery and craft market on the corner of Walnut Street and Magnolia Avenue.

June 21

Clay County Historical Museum 915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

June 25 – 28

USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championship various locations - This championship will feature 800 competitors combined between the boys and girls divisions, starting as young as 10 years old.  There will be a group of elite amateur racers pushing for the professional ranks that will be competing as well
Event Schedule:
June 25: Time Trial - Keystone Airport/Camp Blanding
June 26: Road Race, Day 1 – Penney Farms
June 27: Road Race, Day 2 – Penney Farms/Lake Asbury  
June 28: Criterium – Fleming Island near Fleming Island High School

For more information about the courses and to register, visit https://www.usacycling.org/events/national-championships/2020-amateur-road.   

June 26 – 28

Watermelon Festival Clay County Fairgrounds – More information to come.

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

June 27

Our Country Day Street Dance – 7374 Sunrise Blvd., Keystone Heights; 6–11 a.m. - There will be vendors, live music, children activities, and much more. More information to come.

The 8th Annual Cliff Avril Youth Football Camp Clay High School, 2025 Hwy 16 W, Green Cove Springs – More information to come.

June 28

Family Fun Day Paul C. Armstrong Park – more information to come

July

bestbet Poker Tournaments– Various dates and times

Thrasher-Horne Galleries– Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays

AR Workshop Middleburg Classes– Join a scheduled workshop for a memorable DIY experience

Heisler Studios Classes– Join a scheduled art, culinary, or photography classes from a local professional

July 3 – 5

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

July 3 – 12

Lend Me a Tenor – The Island Theater, 1860 Town Hall Circle, Suite 54, Fleming Island; Show times vary – this slapstick comedy of mistaken identity takes the stage at the Island Theater. Friday and Saturday showings are at 7:30 p.m., Sunday showings at 2 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.theislandtheater.com or call 904-254-1455.

July 4

Moosehaven American Pride 4th of July Moosehaven, Orange Park; 5-10 p.m. - Another Heart of the Community Event, Moosehaven will host its Annual American Pride 4th of July from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. With live music, food trucks, a Kid Zone, and fireworks over the river, this is an event you do not want to miss! The event is free to the community with charges only for Kid Zone and food trucks. Visit www.moosehaven.org for more information on parking and attractions.

Our Country Day Keystone Height Beach and City Hall, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. – The tradition lives on. Enjoy a 4th of July parade, local vendors, live entertainment, and fireworks. More information to come.

Middleburg 4th of July Parade – more information to come.

Fleming Island Saturday MarketVillage Square Shopping Center, 2245 Plantation Center Drive, Fleming Island, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Our market consists of many different vendor types: arts, crafts, fresh produce, honey, sweets, jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, accessories and much more!

July 5

Clay County Historical Museum 915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

July 10

Food Truck Friday- Spring Park, Green Cove Springs; 5-9 p.m. – Join Green Cove Springs for an evening of local food and live local music. Beer and wine are permitted in coolers, with each cooler checked by Green Cove Springs Police, and alcohol consumed in a designated area on event grounds.

July 10 – 12

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

July 11

Kiwita Nature Center Open House- Camp Chowenwaw 1517 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs; 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. – Explore nature exhibits and speak with park naturalists. Check our website for special guest speakers, presentations, and monthly programs at www.campchowenwaw.claycountygov.com.

July 12

Carrie Clarke House Tours Clarke House Park, 1039 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park; 2-4 p.m. - The Clarke House, built in 1912, is open for tours the second Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free! For more information, contact info@ophistory.org or visit www.ophistory.org.

July 17 – 19

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

July 18

Historic Girl Scout Museum Camp Chowenwaw Park, 1517 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs; 9-11 a.m. – The Museum includes a synopsis of the founder of the Girl Scouts, Juliette Low, the history of Girl Scouting in Northeast Florida, and the history of the park when it was a Girl Scout Camp from 1933 to 2005. Special Tours are available other dates and times by appointment. For more information about Camp Chowenwaw Park, visit https://www.claycountygov.com/departments/parks-and-recreation/camp-chowenwaw-park.

July 19

Clay County Historical Museum 915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

July 24 – 26

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

July 31

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

July 31 – August 9

A Chorus Line– The Island Theater, 1860 Town Hall Circle, Suite 54, Fleming Island; Show times vary – Singing, dancing, drama – this musical is sure to entertain everyone. Friday and Saturday showings are at 7:30 p.m., Sunday showings are at 2 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.theislandtheater.comor call 904-254-1455.

August

bestbet Poker Tournaments– Various dates and times

Thrasher-Horne Galleries– Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays

AR Workshop Middleburg Classes– Join a scheduled workshop for a memorable DIY experience

Heisler Studios Classes– Join a scheduled art, culinary, or photography classes from a local professional

August 1

Fleming Island Saturday Market Village Square Shopping Center, 2245 Plantation Center Drive, Fleming Island, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Our market consists of many different vendor types: arts, crafts, fresh produce, honey, sweets, jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, accessories and much more!

August 1 – 2

Open Track Weekend The FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

August 1 – 9

A Chorus Line – The Island Theater, 1860 Town Hall Circle, Suite 54, Fleming Island; Show times vary – Singing, dancing, drama – this musical is sure to entertain everyone. Friday and Saturday showings are at 7:30 p.m., Sunday showings are at 2 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.theislandtheater.com or call 904-254-1455.

August 2

Clay County Historical Museum915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

August 7 – 9

Open Track Weekend The FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

August 9

Carrie Clarke House ToursClarke House Park, 1039 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, 2-4 p.m. - The Clarke House, built in 1912, is open for tours the second Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free! For more information, contact info@ophistory.orgor visit www.ophistory.org.

August 14

Food Truck Friday- Spring Park, Green Cove Springs; 5-9 p.m – Join Green Cove Springs for an evening of local food and live local music. Beer and wine are permitted in coolers, with each cooler checked by Green Cove Springs Police, and alcohol consumed in a designated area on event grounds.

August 14 – 16

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

August 15

Historic Girl Scout Museum– Camp Chowenwaw Park, 1517 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs; 9-11 a.m. The Museum includes a synopsis of the founder of the Girl Scouts, Juliette Low, the history of Girl Scouting in Northeast Florida, and the history of the park when it was a Girl Scout Camp from 1933 to 2005. Special Tours are available other dates and times by appointment. For more information about Camp Chowenwaw, visit www.campchowenwaw.claycountygov.com.

August 16

Clay County Historical Museum 915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

August 21 – 23

<a href="https://gorally.com/track-days/">Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

August 28 – 30

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

September

bestbet Poker Tournaments– Various dates and times

Thrasher-Horne Galleries– Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays

AR Workshop Middleburg Classes– Join a scheduled workshop for a memorable DIY experience

Heisler Studios Classes– Join a scheduled art, culinary, or photography classes from a local professional

Dates to Be Determined

BASCA 5K352 Stowe Ave., Orange Park - Join us for a fun, family event for all ages and abilities! Lace up your shoes and join BASCA for the 8th annual 5K run to benefit individuals with intellectual and developmental differences. More information to come.

National POW and MIA Memoria and Museum Event – more information to come.

Orange Park Farmers’ and Arts MarketOrange Park Town Hall, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. – Voted Best Farmer’s Market in Northeast Florida! With over 100 vendors selling fresh, local produce and homemade crafts, live music and great food, it’s sure to be fun for the entire family. Join us on the first and third Sunday of each month. For more information, visit www.OrangeParkMarket.com.

September 4 – 6

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

September 5

Fleming Island Saturday MarketVillage Square Shopping Center, 2245 Plantation Center Drive, Fleming Island, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Our market consists of many different vendor types: arts, crafts, fresh produce, honey, sweets, jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, accessories and much more!

September 6

Clay County Historical Museum915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

September 11

Food Truck Friday- Spring Park, Green Cove Springs; 5-9 p.m. – Join Green Cove Springs for an evening of local food and live local music. Beer and wine are permitted in coolers, with each cooler checked by Green Cove Springs Police, and alcohol consumed in a designated area on event grounds.

September 11 – 13

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

September 13

Carrie Clarke House ToursClarke House Park, 1039 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, 2-4 p.m. - The Clarke House, built in 1912, is open for tours the second Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free! For more information, contact info@ophistory.orgor visit www.ophistory.org.

September 18 – 20

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

September 18 – 27

Anne of Green Gables – The Island Theater, 1860 Town Hall Circle, Suite 54, Fleming Island; Show times vary – This musical version of the classic novel series will be sure to warm your heart. Bring the whole family! Friday and Saturday showings are at 7:30 p.m., Sunday showings are at 2 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.theislandtheater.com or call 904-254-1455.

September 19

Historic Girl Scout MuseumCamp Chowenwaw Park, 1517 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs; 9-11 a.m.– The Museum includes a synopsis of the founder of the Girl Scouts, Juliette Low, the history of Girl Scouting in Northeast Florida, and the history of the park when it was a Girl Scout Camp from 1933 to 2005. Special Tours are available other dates and times by appointment. For more information about Camp Chowenwaw Park, visit https://www.claycountygov.com/departments/parks-and-recreation/camp-chowenwaw-park.

Third Saturday Market in the ParkSpring Park, Green Cove Springs – 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Green Cove Springs Business League organizes a monthly local grocery and craft market on the corner of Walnut Street and Magnolia Avenue.

September 20

Clay County Historical Museum915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

September 25 – 27

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

September 26

Clay County Veterans Appreciation EventMoosehaven, 1701 Park Ave., Orange Park – more information to come.

October

bestbet Poker Tournaments– Various dates and times

Thrasher-Horne Galleries– Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays

AR Workshop Middleburg Classes– Join a scheduled workshop for a memorable DIY experience

Heisler Studios Classes– Join a scheduled art, culinary, or photography classes from a local professional

Orange Park Farmers’ and Arts MarketOrange Park Town Hall, 2042 Park Ave., Orange Park; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. – Voted Best Farmer’s Market in Northeast Florida! With over 100 vendors selling fresh, local produce and homemade crafts, live music and great food, it’s sure to be fun for the entire family. Join us on the first and third Sunday of each month. For more information, visit www.OrangeParkMarket.com.

Soul Food FestivalVera Francis Hall Park, 1503 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Green Cove Springs - an annual celebration of local foods, dance, contests, children's activities, live entertainment, and parade. For more information, visit https://www.greencovesprings.com/soul-food-festival.

Moonlight on MagnoliaMagnolia Cemetery, 1040 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park - Join us for tours of Magnolia Cemetery, where you will meet “former” residents of Orange Park to hear the stories of their lives and times and learn about the history of Orange Park. Tours last approximately 45 minutes. Contact info@ophistory.org for additional information.

October 2

Food Truck Friday- Spring Park, Green Cove Springs; 5-9 p.m. – Join Green Cove Springs for an evening of local food and live local music. Beer and wine are permitted in coolers, with each cooler checked by Green Cove Springs Police, and alcohol consumed in grounds.

October 2 – 4

Military Vehicle Preservation Association Fall Rally and Swap MeetThe Military Museum of North Florida, 1 Bunker Ave, Green Cove Springs – Head over to the Military Museum of North Florida for the Military Vehicle Preservation Association’s Fall Rally and Swap Meet. Walk among antique military vehicles and enjoy a WWII battle reenactment and weapons demonstration. For more information, visit http://www.flmvpa.org/index.html

Open Track Weekend The FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m.. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

October 3

Fleming Island Saturday MarketVillage Square Shopping Center, 2245 Plantation Center Drive, Fleming Island, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Our market consists of many different vendor types: arts, crafts, fresh produce, honey, sweets, jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, accessories and much more!

October 4

Clay County Historical Museum915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

October 9 – 11

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

October 10

Kiwita Nature Center Open HouseCamp Chowenwaw Park, 1517 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs; 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. – Explore nature exhibits and speak with park naturalists. Check our website for special guest speakers, presentations, and monthly programs at www.campchowenwaw.claycountygov.com .

October 11

Carrie Clarke House ToursClarke House Park, 1039 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park; 2-4 p.m. - The Clarke House, built in 1912, is open for tours the second Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free! For more information, contact info@ophistory.orgor visit www.ophistory.org.

October 16 – 18

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m.. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

October 17

Historic Girl Scout Museum Camp Chowenwaw Park, 1517 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs; 9-11 a.m. – The Museum includes a synopsis of the founder of the Girl Scouts, Juliette Low, the history of Girl Scouting in Northeast Florida, and the history of the park when it was a Girl Scout Camp from 1933 to 2005. Special Tours are available other dates and times by appointment. For more information about Camp Chowenwaw Park, visit https://www.claycountygov.com/departments/parks-and-recreation/camp-chowenwaw-park.

Third Saturday Market in the ParkSpring Park, Green Cove Springs – 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Green Cove Springs Business League organizes a monthly local grocery and craft market on the corner of Walnut Street and Magnolia Avenue.

October 18

Clay County Historical Museum - 915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

October 19 – 20

Orange Park 38th Annual Fall Festival - Orange Park Town Hall Park, 2042 Park Ave., Orange Park; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. – The Fall Festival started with 12 vendors and a few guitar players. Thirty- eight years later, our festival has over 200 vendors and two stages packed with entertainment. Attendees will enjoy a wide variety of food from barbeque and local seafood, to fresh baked goods and locally harvested honey. Kids can bounce on inflatables and get their faces painted. And, of course, the shopping is second to none with unique gifts, handmade quilts, pottery, and even treats for your furry friends. Admission and parking are free! This event is ranked as a Top 20 event by the Southeast Tourism Society. For more information visit www.OPFallFestival.com.

October 23 – 25

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

October 23 – November 1

Sweeney Todd – The Island Theater, 1860 Town Hall Circle, Suite 54, Fleming Island; Show times vary – Just in time for Halloween, the dark tale of Sweeney Todd, takes the stage with murder, mayhem, and a little culinary technique. Friday and Saturday showings are at 7:30 p.m., Sunday showings are at 2 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.theislandtheater.comor call 904-254-1455.

October 27

Tales from the Clink – A Candlelight Tour Through Clay County History – The Historic Clay County Triangle, 915 Walnut Street; 6–8 p.m. – Enjoy a candlelit through the Old County Jail and the 1890 Courthouse as you learn of the history of Clay County. Character-based tours will give guests a glimpse into true and frightening tales of local lore. Are true stories the scariest stores of all? We dare you to find out! More information to come.

October 30 – 31

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

November

bestbet Poker Tournaments– Various dates and times

Thrasher-Horne Galleries– Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays

AR Workshop Middleburg Classes– Join a scheduled workshop for a memorable DIY experience

Heisler Studios Classes– Join a scheduled art, culinary, or photography classes from a local professional

Dates to Be Determined

Orange Park Farmers’ and Arts MarketOrange Park Town Hall, 2042 Park Ave., Orange Park; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. – Voted Best Farmer’s Market in Northeast Florida! With over 100 vendors selling fresh, local produce and homemade crafts, live music and great food, it’s sure to be fun for the entire family. Join us on the first and third Sunday of each month. For more information, visit www.OrangeParkMarket.com.

Santa's Arrival Parade Orange Park Mall, 1910 Wells Road, Orange Park; 4-7 p.m. – Join us for the arrival of Santa at the Orange Park Mall at this FREE event! More information to come.

Historic Fall FestivalMiddleburg Civic Center, 2102 Palmetto Street, Middleburg; 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Join us in celebrating the history of Middleburg! Fun for all ages, including hay rides, a car show, and historical tours of Main Street!

Moosehaven Chili Cook-Off, Car Show and Craft Show – Moosehaven, 1701 Park Ave., Orange Park - As the temperatures cool off, the chili heats up each November at the annual Chili Cook-off event. Part of the Heart of the Community Program, Moosehaven hosts cook teams from around the nation to compete in this International Chili Society (ICS) sanctioned event. Teams compete with their favorite recipes to win People’s Choice and ICS awards. Also enjoy a classic car show by Clay County Cruzers and live entertainment. An event for the entire family, Moosehaven’s annual Chili Cook-off event is a hometown tradition. Dates and times to come.

November 1

Clay County Historical Museum915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 to 5 p.m. or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

Sweeney Todd – The Island Theater, 1860 Town Hall Circle, Suite 54, Fleming Island; 2 p.m. – Just in time for Halloween, the dark tale of Sweeney Todd, takes the stage with murder, mayhem, and a little culinary technique. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.theislandtheater.comor call 904-254-1455.

November 6 – 8

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

November 7

Fleming Island Saturday MarketVillage Square Shopping Center, 2245 Plantation Center Drive, Fleming Island, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Our market consists of many different vendor types: arts, crafts, fresh produce, honey, sweets, jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, accessories and much more!

November 8

Carrie Clarke House ToursClarke House Park, 1039 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, 2-4 p.m. - The Clarke House, built in 1912, is open for tours the second Sunday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. Admission is free! For more information, contact info@ophistory.orgor visit www.ophistory.org.

November 11

Veterans Day Ceremony at Magnolia Cemetery1040 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park; 11 a.m. – The Historical Society of Orange Park, in conjunction with the Town of Orange Park, will host our annual ceremony honoring all veterans of our armed forces. Contact info@ophistory.org for additional information.

Veterans Day Ceremony at TAPS Memorial Clay County Historical Triangle, 915 Walnut Street, Green Cove Springs – more information to come.

Veterans Day CeremonyVeterans Memorial Pathway, Keystone Heights Memorial Garden Cemetery, 7304 S.R. 100, Keystone Heights; 11 a.m. – More information to come.

November 13

Food Truck Friday- Spring Park, Green Cove Springs; 5-9 p.m. – Join Green Cove Springs for an evening of local food and live local music. Beer and wine are permitted in coolers, with each cooler checked by Green Cove Springs Police, and alcohol consumed in a designated area on event grounds.

November 13 – 15

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

November 13 – 22

Sylvia– The Island Theater, 1860 Town Hall Circle, Suite 54, Fleming Island; Show times vary – Husband, wife, and the dog. One of these things doesn’t belong but who do you get rid of – your wife or your dog? Friday and Saturday showings are at 7:30 p.m., Sunday showings are at 2 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.theislandtheater.com or call 904-254-1455.

November 15

Clay County Historical Museum915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2- 5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 to 5 p.m., or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

November 20 – 22

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m.. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

November 21

Historic Girl Scout MuseumCamp Chowenwaw Park, 1517 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs; 9-11 a.m. – The Museum includes a synopsis of the founder of the Girl Scouts, Juliette Low, the history of Girl Scouting in Northeast Florida and the history of the park when it was a Girl Scout Camp from 1933 to 2005. Special Tours are available other dates and times by appointment. For more information about Camp Chowenwaw, visit www.campchowenwaw.claycountygov.com.

Third Saturday Market in the Park Spring Park, Green Cove Springs – 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Green Cove Springs Business League organizes a monthly local grocery and craft market on the corner of Walnut Street and Magnolia Avenue.

November 27 – 29

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

December

bestbet Poker Tournaments– Various dates and times

Thrasher-Horne Galleries– Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays

AR Workshop Middleburg Classes– Join a scheduled workshop for a memorable DIY experience

Heisler Studios Classes– Join a scheduled art, culinary, or photography classes from a local professional

Dates to Be Determined

Santa's Firetruck ParadeOrange Park, time to be determined – A town tradition and resident favorite every year, the Orange Park Fire Department brings Santa Claus throughout neighborhoods within the town to ring in the Holiday Season and brighten everyone's spirits. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/opfd19/.

Light the ParkOrange Park Town Hall, 5-6:30 p.m. - Join Town Council and Staff as we light the town for the holidays. Attendees will enjoy live and interactive music, cookies and hot chocolate, and a live reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas." Afterward, help us flip the switch and turn on all the lights. (Santa does not attend this event.) For more information, visit www.TownofOrangePark.com.

Orange Park Farmers’ and Arts MarketOrange Park Town Hall, 2042 Park Ave., Orange Park; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. – Voted Best Farmer’s Market in Northeast Florida! With over 100 vendors selling fresh, local produce and homemade crafts, live music and great food, it’s sure to be fun for the entire family. Join us on the first and third Sunday of each month. For more information, visit www.OrangeParkMarket.com.

Vintage Market DaysClay County Fairgrounds, 2497 FL-16, Green Cove Springs - Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. The market is a three-day event held several times a year in various communities. Each Vintage Market Days event is a unique opportunity for vendors to display their talents and passions in different venues throughout the country. The market will also provide the customer with a very special shopping experience. We absolutely love the thought of bringing the Vintage experience to both vendors and customers throughout the country! For more information, visit http://vintagemarketdays.com/market/jacksonville/.

Hometown HolidayCarrie Clark House, 1039 Kingsley Ave., Orange Park - Join us for the Hometown Holiday Event! Clarke House Park will be bursting with holiday cheer. You can enjoy: tours of the decorated house, classic holiday movies on the outdoor big screen, live musical entertainment, pictures with Santa (purchase required), shopping in the Christmas village, food vendors, and our magical lighted trail ride! You won't want to miss this great holiday tradition. More information to come.

Winter Festival – Middleburg Civic Center, 2102 Palmetto Street, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. – more information to come.

Christmas Parade of Lights – Keystone Heights, 6 p.m. – more information to come.

December 1 – 31

Parade of Trees – Every December historic Spring Park is taken over by an arrangement of 150 decorated Christmas trees. The trees are first lit during Christmas on Walnut Street and are open to the public until December 31. More information to come.

December 4 – 6

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

December 5

Fleming Island Saturday MarketVillage Square Shopping Center, 2245 Plantation Center Drive, Fleming Island, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Our market consists of many different vendor types: arts, crafts, fresh produce, honey, sweets, jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, accessories and much more!

December 6

Clay County Historical Museum915 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs; 2-5 p.m. - The Clay County Historical Museum is open for tours the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. The museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the life and talent of long-time Clay County resident Slim Whitman, an international music sensation. Other exhibits include railroad memorabilia, a country kitchen, and country store display. Collections include hundreds of items, including early phonographs, medical equipment, cameras, typewriters, toasters, sewing machines, dolls, an elaborate dollhouse, vintage clothing, and many other items of everyday working and living. For more information, visit www.claycountyhistoricalsociety.com.

December 11 – 13

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

December 11 – 20

Our Town – The Island Theater, 1860 Town Hall Circle, Suite 54, Fleming Island; Show times vary – The American Classic – Our Town, presented on stage as your alternative to Christmas programs. Friday and Saturday showings are at 7:30 p.m., Sunday showings are at 2 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.theislandtheater.com or call 904-254-1455.

December 18 – 20

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.

December 19

Third Saturday Market in the ParkSpring Park, Green Cove Springs – 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Green Cove Springs Business League organizes a monthly local grocery and craft market on the corner of Walnut Street and Magnolia Avenue.

Christmas Carols in Spring ParkSpring Park, Green Cove Springs – 6:30 p.m. – Come and join the choir or just bring a blanket or chair and enjoy the music of the season at the first annual Christmas Carols in Spring Park. Enjoy cocoa, hot cider, and cookies with family, friends, and neighbors. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/779033942510236/.

Historic Girl Scout MuseumCamp Chowenwaw Park, 1517 Ball Road, Green Cove Springs; 9-11 a.m. – The Museum includes a synopsis of the founder of the Girl Scouts, Juliette Low, the history of Girl Scouting in Northeast Florida and the history of the park when it was a Girl Scout Camp from 1933 to 2005. Special Tours are available other dates and times by appointment. For more information about Camp Chowenwaw, visit www.campchowenwaw.claycountygov.com.

December 25 – 27

Open Track WeekendThe FIRM, 7266 Airport Road, Starke – Open Track Days at The FIRM are a low-cost way to test the setup of your car and improve your driving skills. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with Vehicle Technical Inspection beginning at 8 a.m. Gates close at 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://gorally.com/track-days/.