Radar: Things To Do in JAX 5.18-21

Wandering Cocktail Party. Photo courtesy of organization.

Chill out at the Earth Works house plant social Thursday or attend Glass Rhinestone at Brick and Beam Friday for a Burlesque mystery. Wake up with your besties on Sunday for some shopping at the Ink Factory Brewing Vintage Market or head to the 904 Pop-Up at Seawalk Pavilion. As always let us be your guide, have a great weekend. Note: Most descriptions are courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.


Creative Liberty-Homecoming at WJCT Soundstage
Join for an electrifying “Homecoming” experience as we celebrate the collegiate experience. JAMS musicians, vocalists, dancers, filmmakers, creative writer, and artists will take you on a journey. The tailgate experience will include food trucks, then doors open to the show at 6:30 p.m. Your ticket will allow entry into the tailgate experience and the show. $10-$20. 4 p.m. 100 Festival Park Ave. Jacksonville, FL; Eventbrite.com // @jamsjax

Houseplant Social at Earth Works
Learn about Houseplants, sip, and snack while you meet some new “Plant Minded” friends. Earth Works invites all plant-loving gardeners in Northeast Florida to our Jacksonville House Plant Social 2023. Matthew Barlow our resident Plant Guru will share his vast knowledge about your favorite plant babies. Learn tips and tricks to green up your thumb. $20. 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.. 12501 Beach Blvd Jacksonville, FL; earthworksjax.com // @earth.works


Falling In Place: Rinse & Repeat at 1904 Music Hall
Catch the spirit while you’re Falling In Place when Rinse & Repeat takes over 1904 Music Hall’s dancefloor for a night you’ll want to relive over and over again. Heavy-hitters Charlie Hustle, Lewis ID, and Popuh are conducting a masterclass of self-expression all evening long. Arrive early, party late. $15. 8-11:30 p.m. 19 N Ocean St. Jacksonville, FL; rinseandrepeatlive.com // @rinseandrepeatrecords

Glass Rhinestone at Brick and Beam
Solve a mystery & see a show! Who dies? Who is the murderer? Who can shimmy & Shake? Come find out in the Peal & Reveal where you the audience help Blanc solve the crime with clues! Glass Rhinestone is to be a 18+ evening of art & entertainment in historic Springfield, loosely inspired by the Knives Out & Glass Onion franchise films with a vintage vaudeville twist of a live Burlesque show. $15. 9 P.M. to 11 P.M.. 1101 N Main St, Jacksonville, FL; dangerdamesfl.com


Jacksonville’s Emancipation Celebration at JWJ Park
Headlining this year’s festival will be Dat’s Pressure Band, a sould and R&B Vibe from Jacksonville. Award winning author, actor, professor and media personality Rahman Johnson will host. Other great local performers include Nan Nkama Pan-Africana and Drum Ensemble. Jacksonville Arts and Music School, Taryn “Love Reigns” Warwood and Mal Jones. In addition, Jacksonville’s Emancipation Celebration will feature local African American food trucks and vendors and fun activities for the kids. A panel discussion of local historical figures will lend their voices to weave educational stories into the event. Free. 4-9 p.m. 135 W Monroe St. Jacksonville, FL; jamesweldonjohnsonpark.org // @jamesweldonjohnsonpark

Wandering Cocktail Party at Main Street Food Park
Get ready for an upscale, interactive evening of signature cocktails, mocktails, and small bites while touring several beautiful homes in Historic Springfield. Each location is in walking distance from the starting point, but feel free to bring your golf carts, bikes, and wheelbarrows. Fancy dress and comfortable walking shoes are encouraged. $100. 5:30 -10 p.m. 1352 N Main St. Jacksonville, FL; wanderingcocktailparty.com // @visit_jax


904 Pop Up at Seawalk Pavilion
Jacksonville’s largest curated pop up featuring over 200 creatives and 15 food trucks. Free. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 75 First St. N Jacksonville Beach, FL; 904popup.com // @904popup

Vintage Market & Surfboard Swap at Ink Factory Brewing
Looking for a unique experience and day of shopping that combines vintage treasures with surf culture? Look no further than our Vintage Market and Surfboard Swap. Expect to find one-of-a-kind vintage finds, repurposed/upcycled goods, thrifting, art that focuses on the environment and trading surf boards with fellow enthusiasts. This event is family and pet friendly. Free. 1- 5 p.m. 602 Shetter Ave. Jacksonville Beach, FL; inkfactorybrewing.com // @inkfactorybrewing

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