Radar: To Do in JAX 1.27-2.1

Callie Leigh. Photo from fb.com/callieleighmusic

Life is always passing by quickly,  and January 2022 is no exception. With the first month of the new year coming to a close, it is an opportune time to jump into activities taking place in Jacksonville. Job fairs, live music, bull riding shows, and more – the fun never stops in Jax. 


Career Bowl 2022 Job Fair
Could there be a better way to get on the right track in the new year than a new job? With the potential to get hired right on the spot, the door is open for interested job seekers to connect face-to-face with eager recruiters. Some of the companies attending include Amazon, Bankers Life, Chik Fil A, Piedmont Airlines, and more. Limited space is available so be sure to register online if this piques your interest. 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Free. Embassy Suites: 9300 Baymeadows Rd. Jacksonville, FL;  hilton.com // @embassysuites

Live Music: Callie Leigh
At Hoptinger, in Jacksonville Beach, Callie Leigh will be putting on a show this Thursday evening. She describes herself as “a music-lovin’ girl, just trying to share her gift with the world.” Callie plays guitar and sings, often performing contemporary songs. If you want an uplifting Thursday night, come check her out. As an added perk for the ladies, there will be discounts on drinks. 8 p.m. Free. Hoptinger: 333 1st St. N, Jacksonville Beach, FL; hoptinger.com // @callieleigh

1.28- 1.30

Jacksonville Boat Show
For the boat enthusiasts, come on out for three days of luxurious boats on display at the Osborn Convention Center. The North Florida Marine Association is inviting all guests to admire boats that range from skiing, fishing, cruisers, jet skis and more. There will also be many water sport vendors and activities for the kids. 11 a.m. on Friday. 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. $5- $15. Prime F. Osborn Center: 1000 Water St, Jacksonville, FL; primefosborn.com // @primfosborn


Bling & Sip
Want the opportunity to “bling out” your own personalized mug? “She’s Dazzled” will be hosting this Bling & Sip event, with step-by-step instructions to embellish your coffee mug, along with your first alcoholic beverage covered. You may bring your own drinks, and there will also be light refreshments. Your ticket includes the materials needed, such as the mug, pearls, rhinestones, glue, and more.  5- 7:30 p.m. $50. NFET Business Complex: 6011 103rd St. Suite 10, Jacksonville, FL;  shopshesdazzled.com // @shes_dazzled

Comic Book Signing
For comic book enthusiasts, this pre-sale event will include a signed copy of “Hardly Heroes” at Mythical Mountain. Shattermare Comics team is hosting, and they expect a somewhat large group, so be sure to arrive early. Mythical Mountain also has collectibles and treasured toys available for sale. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. $15+. Mythical Mountain: 11111 San Jose Blvd. Suite 37, Jacksonville, FL; fb.com/events // @mythical_mountain

Professional Bull Riders
On their Pendleton Whiskey Velocity Tour, the Professional Bull Riders will be putting on a show in Jacksonville this Saturday. For anyone interested in rodeo or bull riding, (or for the folks that just got really absorbed in “Yellowstone”), this will surely be an entertaining event. At the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena, there is plenty of seating and great views for spectating. There are still over 400 tickets left, so you can make a last-minute decision in regards to attending. 7 p.m. $40+. Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena: 300 A Phillip Randolph Blvd. Jacksonville, FL; pbr.com // @pbr


Sail Around St. Augustine
This is the last chance to sail around St. Augustine to witness their Night of Lights display. This weekend,  luxury yachts will be leaving the dock every 15 minutes for a one-hour cruise to get one more look of the twinkling light display along the Historic St Augustine Bayfront. To make the experience even more enjoyable, there will be a waterside barbecue, a large selection of nonalcoholic drinks, and a performance by local musician, Rob Peck. This deal is pricey but the experience will be fun and memorable. 4-8 p.m. $149+. St. Augustine Sailing Harbor: 3076 Harbor Dr. St. Augustine, FL; sta-sail.com // @staugustinesailing


“Dog Man: the Musical”
Dav Pilkey, the creator of “Captain Underpants,” is at it again with his new creation of “Dog Man: The Musical.” The plot focuses on two best friends, Harold and George, who write a musical about an inspirational character, who is half man and half dog. Dog Man is a crime-fighting hero on the hunt for an evil cat. This on-stage musical is said to be hilarious and hearty. 10 a.m. $8.50. Florida Theatre: 128 E Forsyth St. Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL; floridatheatre.showare.com // @floridatheatre

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