First Wedensday Downtown Art Walk: Red White & Blues
On the eve of the fourth of July, be sure to come down and party like a patriot in for this month's "Red, White and Blues” Art Walk.
HEADQUARTERS @ HEMMING PARK
Main Stage - Join us for a live performance by Vibe RW from 5-6:30 p.m. followed by The Groove Coalition from 6:45-9 p.m. Watch the show from the comfort of The Oasis, Downtown Vision’s newest summer placemaking experience. Be sure to grab a free American flag from the red Art Walk tent while supplies last.
Browse artwork - ABDUL, Artzy Fartzy Petz, The Bead Bowl, Moonchild Studio, Tovah2Creations, Flor De Sol, HandMade Ratan Bag, The Bead Guy, Let’s Paint Our Town, Alternate Bazzar Art, Viktor Lazarev Arts, Hallyu Back and The Dynasty 11.
And don’t miss these vendors and non-profit organizations: Affordable Marijuanna License, Animal Care and Protective Services, All-American Gutter Protection, The Carling-11 East, Community Hospice and Palliative Care, IMPACT Christian Academy, LifeSouth Community Blood Centers and Moosehead Enterprises LLC. Plus, stop by the Friends of Hemming Park tent for refreshments and to learn more about upcoming events in Jacksonville's most historic public space.
KIDS ZONE @ ADAMS ST.
Bring the kids to enjoy bounce houses, a magic show, activities by My Gym, jump-roping by Jump 4 Jax and more. Stick around for a performance by Bethany Stockdale from 5-9 p.m.
ADAMS ST. EATS
Stroll down Adams St. to enjoy southern cuisine at Breezy Jazz Club, spicy Carribean options from De Real Ting, kosher offerings at Gili’s Kitchen or flavorful Asian meals Kazu Sushi Burrito. Pick up a flyer at any of these locations or at the red Art Walk tent in Hemming Park for discounts and specials.
ART & CULTURE HIGHLIGHTS
Jacksonville Main Library - Explore the Main Public Library exhibition, Reclaimed Life Beyond the Landfill. Learn about reusing plastics and other materials with Eco Relics. Don’t miss artists Malath Albakri and Cliff Buckley and enjoy music by John Drum.
Southlight Gallery - View the exhibit The Three Graces by Nofa Dixon, Dee Roberts, and Nancy Schultz. And check out Living Things, an evening of literary performances starting at 7 p.m. in the second-floor gallery as part of The Great American Poetry Crawl.
And view more works of art displayed in MOCA Jacksonville.
Chamberlin’s Uptown - Browse works from local artists and enjoy a cup of coffee or a good book when you visit.
Visit Jacksonville - Swing by and discover hand-made products and other pieces by Body & Soul, Anthony Danes and Misty Prince, Patrick Winterbourne, Coolery Jewelery, Aida Calderon, Pixel Ken, The Art Corner, Tea Nation USA and Ks Got You Covered.
Hollywood Cuts Barbershop - Check out local rappers at The Lyricist Live, an open-mic street cypher from 5-10 p.m.
And stop by Wolf & Club Boutique and Daniel James Salon for great gift options and more.
Bellwether - Support local farms, breweries and bakeries by dining on timeless American cuisine.
Food Truck Valley - Devour delectable food from Balu’s Surf Shack, Fusion Food Truck, Hazelnut Grill, Honey Dripper House, Rocco’s Pizzeria and Latin Soul Grill.
Super Food and Brew - Enjoy live music, works by artist Stephen Durden and happy hour from 3-6 p.m. Stick around for artisan food paired with great craft beer and wine specials all night long.
Vagabond Coffee Co & Bodega - Discover DTJax's newest coffee and baked goods shop and host of the Vagabond Flea.
And check out these eateries for more delicious options: Bay St. Bar and Grill, Burrito Gallery, Peterbrooke Chocolatier, Sweet Pete’s Candy Co. and Spliff’s Gastropub.
AFTER DARK HIGHLIGHTS
Myth Nightclub - Don’t miss out on Silent Disco: IndepenDANCE Edition featuring over a dozen DJs on five different music channels, artists, dance performances and specials all night long.
The Volstead - Enjoy happy hour from 4-7 p.m. and live music by Fun Sick Phony starting at 9 p.m.
The party doesn't stop at 1904 Music Hall, Breezy Jazz Club, Bold City Brewery, Dos Gatos, Element Bistro & Craft Bar, Island Girl Cigar Bar and The Justice Pub.