Radar: Things To Do in JAX 4.27-4.30

Jacksonville Sharks. Photo courtesy of team.

Welcome to the weekend. There are tons of great events going on that you won’t want to miss and we’re here to guide you through them. Party with the Jaguars Thursday night or check out Music on the Avenue Friday. Florida Theatre is putting on two great events this weekend and Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts is showing “Mean Girls.” As always, have a great weekend and check back next week for more local events. Note: Most descriptions are courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.


Wild Game Beer Pairing Dinner at Legacy Ale Works
For as long as we’ve been hosting beer pairing dinners, we’ve been asked to put together one featuring wild game. Well, that time has finally come. Join us for an exclusive beer pairing unlike anything we’ve done before. We are once again teaming up with Chef Sarah Copeland for a unique four-course wild game beer pairing dinner. Each course is carefully paired with Legacy beer. $75. 6 p.m. 14965 Old St Augustine Rd. Ste 129, Jacksonville; legacyaleworks.com  // @legacyale

Jaguars Draft Party 2023 at TIAA Bank Field
Join us, players and coaches for a night to remember in Duval for the official 2023 Duval Draft Party. We are on the clock, and we want you here. Special Appearances include Trevor Lawrence, Andre Cisco, Zay Jones, Christian Kirk, Foye Oluokun, Jaxson de Ville, The Roar and D-Line. Ring in the rookies with fun experiences including backyard games, inflatable quarterback challenge and more. Free. 7 p.m. 1 Daily’s Pl. Jacksonville;  jaguars.com // @jaguars


Music on the Avenue at Historic Avondale
Music in Avondale presented by Lee & Cates Glass. Featured acts include Jazz & Funk from Heatmeister. Dixieland Jazz from Junco Royals, folk and blues from Rambler Kane plus a live DJ. Free. 6 p.m. 3544 St. Johns Ave. Jacksonville; historicavondale.com // @historicavondale

It’s Time at The Florida Theatre
A night of worship music hits with four of the top leading ladies in Gospel and Christian Music. Join Naomi Raine, Natalie Grant, Taya and Tasha Cobbs Leonard, as they play all their hits from their respective albums. $30+. 7 p.m. 128 E Forsyth St. #300, Jacksonville; floridatheatre.com // @floridatheatre


Girl Named Tom
Small-town sibling trio Girl Named Tom seeks to create harmony in a world divided. With their distinctive harmonies and heartfelt performances, Bekah, Joshua and Caleb Liechty won the hearts of America while becoming the only group ever to win NBC’s “The Voice.” In addition to their chart-topping covers (“River,” “The Chain” and “Dust in the Wind,” among others), GNT writes original music that will almost certainly project them to becoming the best-known harmony trio of their generation. $25+. 8 p.m. 128 E Forsyth St. #300, Jacksonville; floridatheatre.com // @floridatheatre

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs. Lehigh Valley IronPigs at 121 Financial Ballpark
The Jumbo Shrimp are proud to host Scout Night at the ballpark. Be sure to stick around after the game for Saturday night fireworks. We are the Jumbo Shrimp, and we think it’s high time to put Jumbo Shrimp on our jerseys… So, we did. Large, delicious, jumbo shrimp. We’ll have some available to bid on, online and some in person at the ballpark, as part of National Shrimp Scampi Day. $10+. 7 p.m. 301 A Philip Randolph Blvd. Jacksonville; mlbtickets.com // @jaxshrimp


“Mean Girls” at Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts
Tina Fey’s humor shines in this bright new musical of a naïve newbie who falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies. “Mean Girls” is “by far the funniest musical of the year” (Chicago Tribune). Direct from Broadway, “Mean Girls” is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team. $42+. 7 p.m. 300 Water St. Jacksonville; fscjartistseries.com // @fscjartistseries

Jacksonville Sharks vs. Orlando Predators
The Sharks are entering their 13th season as one of the premier Arena football franchises in the country. With three championships to date, Jacksonville is known for its exciting action-packed game day experience, large, engaged crowds and winning tradition. $15+. 4 p.m. 300 A Philip Randolph Blvd. Jacksonville; jaxsharks.com // @jaxsharks

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