Radar: To Do In JAX 1.13-1.18

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For anyone who has their sights set on an action-packed week, we got you covered. With an outside painting opportunity, online speed dating event, home and garden show, and more, this week’s itinerary should keep you plenty busy.


St. Augustine Lighthouse Paint Out
This Thursday, First Coast Plein Air Painters is hosting an opportunity to paint your best attempt of the St. Augustine Lighthouse on canvas, including its scenic Christmas lights. Starting at 5 p.m., this group is eager to promote outdoor painting and encourage comradery. 5 p.m. Free. St. Augustine Lighthouse: 100 Red Cox Dr., St. Augustine, FL; firstcoastpleinairpainters.org/calendar 


Jacksonville Online Speed Dating
This popular event with single Jacksonvillians is returning with much-anticipated gusto. You will need to download the Ever app to participate in some frisky virtual speed dating other locals. If you have tried your hand at dating and had no luck, it’s a great time to consider jumping back in the saddle. 7:30- 8:30 p.m. Free. Ever App: facebook.com/events/253116316456871

1.14- 1.16

Jacksonville Home & Garden Show
At the Jacksonville Fairgrounds Expo Center, dive into your interior design dreams, with plenty of useful remodeling tools to admire. Besides the expected home remodeling accessories, this three-day event will feature crafts, food and more.. Friday 12-6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free. Jacksonville Fairgrounds Expo Center: 510 Fairground Pl., Jacksonville, FL; facebook.com/events/959325064918509 


Sawgrass Festival
This year, the second-ever Sawgrass Festival will kick off at the Glass Factory in the historical railroad district. With live music, food trucks, local artists, and more, this event aims to celebrate Florida’s nature, wildlife and talented artists. 1 p.m. $10+. The Glass Factory: 601 Myrtle Ave. N., Jacksonville, FL; vividseats.com/sawgrass-festival-tickets-jacksonville-the-glass-factory-1-15-2022–theater-arts-and-theater/production/3785153 


Bill Maher
Emmy nominated stand-up comedian Bill Maher, host of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” which celebrates its 20th season this year, is coming to the Florida Theatre in Jacksonville Sunday. Known for his honest, raw humor, his performance is sure to be thought-provoking and tickle your funny bone. 8 p.m. $66- $125. Florida Theatre: 128 E. Forsyth St. #300, Jacksonville, FL; floridatheatre.showare.com/eventperformances.asp

1.17- 1.19

Fleetwood Mac Tribute
For those who love Fleetwood Mac, the tribute band TUSK will be recreating the band’s music “to perfection with note for note renditions” at the Alhambra Theatre. This Monday through Wednesday, whether you are a Fleetwood Mac fan or not, consider an evening at the Alhambra Theatre to delight in their dining experience. 6-10 p.m. $74. Alhambra Theatre & Dining: 12000 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL; sales.alhambrajax.com/100/tickets.shows.html // @alhambrajax


Art Association January Exhibits
The St. Augustine Art Association is displaying two January exhibits, “Monochrome” and “Solo Exhibit by Doreen Hardie.” “Monochrome” display focuses on different tones and shades, and the “Solo Exhibit by Doreen Hardie” focuses on Doreen’s inspiration from the places that she’s lived and reflects her deep faith. The exhibits run through January 22. 1-4 p.m. Free. St. Augustine Art Association: 22 Marine St., St. Augustine, FL;

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