Radar: To Do in JAX 11.23-11.27

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We’re committed to a weekend that is a full calendar and a full belly! Choose between magical comedy or world cups. Deck the chairs or decorate a gingerbread house. Whatever your tastes are, we’re here to guide you on your journey. Note: Most descriptions courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.


The Magical Mystery Mic at The Walrus
Support your local comedy by having some laughs before you spend too much time with your mirthless family. Free; 8:30 p.m.; 948 Edgewood Avenue South Jacksonville, FL; thewalrusjacksonville.com // @thewalrusjax

Deck the Chairs at Jacksonville Beach
Jax Beach Deck The Chairs (JBDTC) was created to fill a void during the Beaches Winter holiday season. In 2012, Jacksonville Beach went without Christmas lights in the downtown public space. Residents and businesses challenged public leaders to activate the space. Free; Opening night – 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.; 1st Ave North and, 1st St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL; deckthechairs.org // @deck_the_chairs




USA vs England Watch Party at Culhane’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
USA v ENGLAND in a proper pub atmosphere on Massive Screens and in Stereo Sound. Regular Hours but Specials and Swag start at 12. Kick off at 2. Join us for the match. Love us for the swag and specials with proceeds benefiting First Coast YMCA Youth Soccer programs. Free; noon to 4 p.m.; 9720 Deer Lake Court Jacksonville, FL; culhanesirishpub.com // @culhanesirishpub

Gingerbread Houses at Publix Aprons Cooking School
This class allows you and up to 3 children to decorate your own gingerbread house (1 house per table). One adult is required for each family group; children should be at least 4 years old. We’ll provide the materials, you bring your creativity and holiday spirit! $75; 10 a.m.; 10500 San Jose Boulevard Jacksonville, FL


GAAM Holiday Nerd Market at Aloft Jacksonville Tapestry Park
The GAAM Holiday Nerd Market is a holiday market event put together by the GAAM team, funded by the community, with a focus on vendors, artists, and fun! We will have over 25, hand picked businesses and creators with nerdy stuff to sell right before the holidays! There will also be game stations, holiday and gaming selfie spots, food trucks, toy drive raffle benefiting Toys for Tots, a social mixer starting at 6:00pm and more! For each donated toy, attendees will receive 1 raffle ticket for special prizes provided by our partners and vendors! Free; noon to 6 p.m.; 4812 West Deer Lake Dr., Jacksonville, FL

Pop Punk/Emo Night at Eclipse
Over 4 hours of DJ sets of Pop Punk & Emo Music including songs by: Blink 182, Falling In Reverse, Pierce The Veil, Waterparks, Good Charlotte, The Wonder Years, State Champs, Escape the Fate, A Day To Remember, Magnolia Park, Fall Out Boy, Panic at The Disco, 408, Modern Baseball, Paramore, Cute is What We Aim For, Thursday, Arrows In Action, Sleeping With Sirens, The Home Team, Taking Back Sunday, With Confidence, Real Friends, Taylor Acorn, Green Day, All Time Low, Simple Plan and much more. $12; 9 p.m.; 4219 St Johns Ave., Jacksonville, FL


Bouke De Vries’ War & Pieces at Lightner Museum
This exhibition of London-based Dutch artist Bouke De Vries’ War & Pieces has been described as a “masterwork” by art critics. The monumental artwork, crafted from thousands of fragments of porcelain, reimagines the decorative centerpieces that adorned seventeenth- and eighteenth-century banquet tables. A former conservator of ceramics, Bouke de Vries uses broken ceramics as the primary medium for his artwork, celebrating the “beauty of destruction” through his fragmentary sculptures. Entry into museum is $17; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 75 King St, St. Augustine, FL; lightnermuseum.org // @lightner_museum

Jacksonville Jaguars vs Baltimore Ravens at TIAA Bank Field
Are you ready for some football??? Tix start at $45; 1 p.m; 1 TIAA Bank Field Dr, Jacksonville, FL; tiaabankfield.com // @tiaabankfield

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