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Clay County’s ‘Art in the Courthouse’ newest exhibit announced
The Art in the Courthouse community outreach effort by the Clay County Clerk and Comptroller’s office announced its latest exhibit that will be on display Feb. 1 through April.
Annual Valentine-themed ‘Bestie Bash’ returns to Orange Park Mall
The Orange Park Mall is hosting their annual “Bestie Bash” on Saturday, Feb. 11 where children can attend with their best friends, classmates, siblings or parents to take part in Valentine’s Day-themed activities.
Green Cove Springs store to hold Ladies’ Night with major giveaways, former Jaguars player to host
Hagan Ace Hardware in Green Cove Springs is hosting a “Ladies’ Night” with food, drinks and special sales on Saturday, Feb. 18. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. specifically for ladies looking to relax and have a night out.
BBQ & Bacon Fest returns to Clay County Fairgrounds
The BBQ & Bacon Fest returns to the Clay County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Jan. 21 and Sunday, Jan. 22. The festival will be the first of 2023, according to a Facebook post by the host, Buckler Shows, who also put on the Clay County Strawberry Festival. The next BBQ and Bacon Fest dates are scheduled for Jan. 28 and 29.
Clay County Fair announces 2023 performances, concert dates
Visitors to the 2023 Clay County Agricultural Fair will get to experience the newly expanded Garber VIP Lounge during concerts — the only way to be “front row” for concerts, according to the fair’s webpage.
Orange Park Mall says goodbye to 3 restaurants in food court
Orange Park Mall visitors will no longer see Taco Bell, Moe’s Southwest Grill or Island Dream Italian Ice in the food court due to lease expirations causing the restaurants to leave the mall permanently.
Clay County Libraries: 2023 calendar filled with fun events for all ages
The Clay County libraries offer various clubs and events for children, teens and adults, as well as “all-ages” programs for residents to attend for free. Clay County Public Libraries' upcoming events for January 2023.Photo byClay County Public Library.
Free art display at Clay County Courthouse spotlights Human Trafficking Awareness
A new Human Trafficking Awareness “Art in the Courthouse” mosaic and photography display is now open for public viewing at the Clay County Courthouse, on the fourth floor. Clay County’s Clerk of Court and Comptroller office launched an outreach effort, “Art in the Courthouse,” that showcases different themes and artwork for residents and visitors to view. January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, so current displays are centered around the issue and uplifting survivors, Court and Comptroller Public Information Officer Mary Justino said.
Clay County residents invited to chili cook-off fundraiser for 7-year-old boy fighting leukemia
Clay County first responders and veterans are teaming up to host a fundraiser for a local 7-year-old boy battling leukemia. A chili cook-off will be held to raise money for his family.
Free event celebrates opening of new Baptist Clay Medical Campus with food trucks, giveaways, tours
The Baptist Clay Medical Campus in Fleming Island is hosting an event where guests can tour the new facility, get food from local vendors and win giveaways. The event previews the grand opening of the new hospital set for mid-December, a Baptist spokesperson said. Guests and Clay County residents can attend for free from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10 at 1747 Baptist Clay Drive in Fleming Island.
5 things you can do in Douglas County this week
(Douglas County, Colo.) Stay up-to-date with events in Douglas County. This week’s events include a holiday show and a Christmas parade. Here are five events happening between Dec.5 and 11 to consider adding to your calendar:
Free holiday movie night for Clay County residents in the Historic Triangle
A free holiday movie night will be held in the Clay County historic Triangle Courtyard on Saturday, Dec. 10 for families, children and residents. Holiday movie night is sponsored by the Clay County Clerk of Court and Comptroller's Office and Archives Division Center.Photo byClay County Government.
‘Explore Animals at the Parks’ educational series offered in Clay County
Clay County Parks and Recreation is partnering with Clay County Public Libraries to bring more activities into community parks and recreation facilities. Part of the effort includes the “Explore Animals” series.
Keystone Heights Airport celebrates 80th anniversary with free event
The Keystone Heights Airport is celebrating its 80th anniversary on Saturday Dec. 3 as it is one of the 43 airfields from World War II built as a support field for Camp Blanding.
Holiday events at the Orange Park Mall
Santa will arrive at the Orange Park Mall on Saturday, Nov. 19 to kick off the mall’s holiday season. “Families are invited to wear their best holiday pajamas and help Santa’s elves find Santa to wake him up for the holiday season,” Orange Park Mall Marketing Director Catharine Wells said.
Kayak Bass Fishing comes to Clay County
Clay County Director of Tourism Kimberly Morgan announced Thursday that Kayak Bass Fishing is coming to Clay County in the fall of 2023 due to a new partnership with the Kayak Bass Fishing brand, Clay County Tourism and Airstream Ventures.
Clay County buildings will light up green in honor of Veterans Day
Clay County will be participating in “Operation Green Light” the week of Nov. 7 in honor of Veterans Day. The Operation Green Light initiative aims to shine a light on the issues veterans and their families face, as well as the important resources available for veterans at the county level, the National Association of Counties webpage says.
5 things you can do in Douglas County this week
(Douglas County, Colo.) Stay up-to-date with events in Douglas County. This week's events include everything from a haunted hayride to an acrobatic performance. Here are five events happening between Oct.24 and Oct.30 to consider adding to your calendar:
Red carpet event celebrates Pura Vida Spa’s grand opening of second location
Pura Vida Medspa will celebrate the opening of its second location with a Glitz and Glam red carpet event Nov. 5 open to the public.Pura Vida Body and Mind Spa. Pura Vida Body and Mind Spa is celebrating its second location grand opening with a free “Glitz and Glam” red carpet event open to the public.
Free Things to do in Nashville, Tennessee Labor Day Weekend 2022
Free Things to do in Nashville Labor Day Weekend 2022 |created using Canva Pro by Heidi Suydam. Are you looking for free things to do in Nashville this weekend? Nashville is Music City, and you will find plenty of free live music events on this list! This week you will find some educational events, a Pet fundraiser, some comedy shows and more.