Weekend Playlist: Spring Home Show, RAM Returns, Saltologie Turns 2

Weekend Playlist: Spring Home Show, RAM Returns, Saltologie Turns 2

It’s the weekend, and that can only mean one thing; it’s time to get out and explore Jacksonville. Here are our top picks of events happening around town this weekend:

35th Annual St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival

March 4-6 Seafood lovers rejoice; it’s a spectacle of seafood, live music and local art at the annual Lions Seafood Festival in St. Augustine this weekend. Sample fresh seafood dishes, drop in on live music performances and browse table upon table of local art and crafts.

More info on the Facebook event page.

Jacksonville Spring Home and Patio Show

March 4-6 Need ideas for revamping your outdoor space or a spring-worthy renovation? Stop by the spring home show at the Prime Osborn Convention Center to browse dozens of local home professionals and check out everything from interior decorators to pool specliasts. DIY Network’s Kitchen Crasher Alison Victoria will also be onsite to share her best advice and behind-the-scenes secrets, along with other HGTV stars.

Make sure to purchase tickets online, you’ll save a few dollars. More info at jacksonvillespringhomeshow.com.

Mutt March 2016

March 5 Grab your pups and join the Jacksonville Humane Society at the Jacksonville Landing for a pet walk and festival this Saturday. The fundraiser will feature a pet walk, live music, a silent auction and a family fun zone.

More info at jaxhumane.org.

Purple in the Park at San Marco Square

March 5 The square will be covered in purple Saturday as the San Marco shops help raise awareness for the American Cancer Society. Leilas, Peterbrooke, The Wardroom, Impressions, Stellers Gallery, Firehouse Subs, San Marco Books and more shops will donating back a portion of any sales made Saturday to the American Cancer Society to help the fight to find a cure.

The square will also have live music, a hope wall, balloon animals and more fun for all ages. More info on the Facebook event page.

Riverside Arts Market 2016 Opening Day

March 5 It’s time for the return of the Riverside Arts Market; so that means plenty of Opening Day celebrations starting at 10 a.m. and continuing till 4 p.m. under the bridge. Mayor Lenny Curry will make an appearance to declare the market season officially open, there will be live music and of course a bevy of local vendors selling everything from local produce to local art.

More info at riversideartsmarket.com.

Kilwin’s Ice Cream Run at the St. Johns Town Center

March 5 This family fun run includes a local favorite – Kilwin’s ice cream. There are also some pretty sweet prizes up for grabs, including the chance to win free ice cream for a year for the winner of the Ice Cream Flair Costume Contest and the top 5K finishers.

More info on the Facebook event page.

National Beer Mile 2016 at Unity Plaza

March 5 Four beers, one mile, one awesome party. The National Beer Mile is rolling into town this weekend and calling for all runners, social drinkers and party-goers to come and run/walk/dance through a mile of brews.

More info on the Facebook event page.

Saltologie Birthday Gala

March 5 Jax Beach Home Decor store Saltologie is turning 2 years old, and they want locals to come help them celebrate. There will be mimosas and delicious treats from Alleycakes Dessert Company, make-up artist Christina Victoria will be onsite to offer free consultations, Belle of the Boulevard Fashion Truck will officially launch their spring fashions and host a fashion show, plus plenty of other fun.

More info on the Facebook event page.

6th Annual Northeast Florida Veg Fest in Riverside Park

March 5 Check out this festival celebrating the best local, sustainable, eco-friendly and humane organizations and businesses. There will be live music, speakers and panels, a scavenger hunt, cooking demonstrations and more.

More info at nfvegfest.org.

Garden Month Community Kickoff and Plant Sale at the Cummer Museum

March 5 It’s officially Garden Month in the Bold City, so come celebrate the coming of spring with live painting sessions, live music, family art activities and a plant sale featuring new blooms to add to your home garden.

More info on the Facebook event page.

What did we miss? Let us know in the comment section below.