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11-14-2018

First Wednesday Art Walk – November 2018

Headquarters @ Hemming Park • Enjoy a performance by the Navy Band Southeast from 5:00-8:30 p.m. Plus, stop by the Lower Bowl to to sample brews in the Jax Beer Festival. Military members drink a discount. And don’t miss performances by Dia de los Muertos throughout the night. 

Browse artwork by ABDUL, Artzy Fartzy Petz, Kram Kan Photo, Art by Joe and Gerry, Takeisha Brown, Viktor Lazarev, Jumping Jackalopes, Chaos Lights, MacMaddie’s Repurposed Designs, Palm and Soul Beads, Fawn Owens Photography, The Bead Bowl, Dzialoski Designs and Celestial Creations, Lemoree, Stenotab Handmade and Nani Mana Bracelets. And don’t miss these vendors and non-profit organizations: Year Up, Humble Wood Fire Food Truck, Animal Care and Protective Services, IBEW 2358, Florida Falun Dafa Association, OneBlood, Vystar Credit Union and WellCare Health Plans. Plus, stop by the Friends of Hemming Park tent for refreshments and concessions, swag and to learn more about upcoming events in Jacksonville’s most historic public space.

Jax Beer Week in Hemming: Get your taste buds ready and visit the Jax Beer Festival at Art Walk. Sample brews from companies like Aardwolf, Atlantic Beach, Bottlenose, Engine 15, Hyperion, Intuition Ale Works, Southern Swells and Wicked Barley.

Headquarters @ Hemming Park • Enjoy a performance by the Navy Band Southeast from 5:00-8:30 p.m. Plus, stop by the Lower Bowl to to sample brews in the Jax Beer Festival. Military members drink a discount. And don’t miss performances by Dia de los Muertos throughout the night. 

Browse artwork by ABDUL, Artzy Fartzy Petz, Kram Kan Photo, Art by Joe and Gerry, Takeisha Brown, Viktor Lazarev, Jumping Jackalopes, Chaos Lights, MacMaddie’s Repurposed Designs, Palm and Soul Beads, Fawn Owens Photography, The Bead Bowl, Dzialoski Designs and Celestial Creations, Lemoree, Stenotab Handmade and Nani Mana Bracelets. And don’t miss these vendors and non-profit organizations: Year Up, Humble Wood Fire Food Truck, Animal Care and Protective Services, IBEW 2358, Florida Falun Dafa Association, OneBlood, Vystar Credit Union and WellCare Health Plans. Plus, stop by the Friends of Hemming Park tent for refreshments and concessions, swag and to learn more about upcoming events in Jacksonville’s most historic public space.

Jax Beer Week in Hemming: Get your taste buds ready and visit the Jax Beer Festival at Art Walk. Sample brews from companies like Aardwolf, Atlantic Beach, Bottlenose, Engine 15, Hyperion, Intuition Ale Works, Southern Swells and Wicked Barley. 

3rd Annual Day of the Dead Celebration on Laura Street: Enjoy dance performances, face paintings and bring your ofrenda to place on the alter

Kid Zone on Laura Street • Test your skills in video game truck by Game Truck. Plus enjoy a magic show by Crossroads Magic and stop by our bounce houses by Backyard Carnivals. Children of military members bounce free!

ART & CULTURE HIGHLIGHTS: 
The Art Center Cooperative • Come meet Jef Taylor, our November Featured Artist at our main gallery in The Landing. We will also have our show gallery, “The Annex” open displaying the entries from our newest show – “Corners”
Jacksonville Main Library • Join us for the opening of Ties and Knots: Weaving narratives of northeast Florida. Opening remarks will be at 6:30 and the Florida Ballet will perform at7pm. Live jazz music will be featured throughout the evening.

MOCA Jacksonville and NOLA MOCA • Participate in Art Fusion each First Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. Join an educator in one of the fifth-floor classrooms to make an original work of art while learning about the artist who inspired the project. Admission to MOCA is free during Art Walk.

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS:

Chamblin’s Uptown • View works from local artists, enjoy a cup of coffee and enjoy a good book when you visit. 

Dance Trance • Visit the 2nd floor location inside Anytime Fitness and try out a Dance Trance class from 6-7 p.m.

The Jacksonville Landing • Enjoy cold beer, food trucks, live music, local vendors and artists at #FrontPorchJax

Visit Jacksonville • Swing by and discover hand-made products, photography, and other pieces by Fairy Items by Dawn, Patrick Winterbourne, Coolery Jewlery, Hurst Honey & Handcrafted Natural Candles, Body & Soul, Anthony Danes and Misty Prince and Way of Life Wellness. 

CULINARY HIGHLIGHTS
20West Café • Learn more about the FSCJ International Club at 20 West. This is a unique club that celebrates diversity and welcomes members from across the globe. Participants can accrue leadership and professional skills, while taking advantage of volunteer opportunities

Regions Bank Food Truck Village • Devour delectable food from Blazin Azn, Balu’s Surf Shack, Son of a Butcher, Latin Soul Grille, First Coast Snowie and Delish Kebabs. Plus, don’t miss performances by BluPrint and Limitless Group.

Super Food & Brew • Super Food and Brew
Experience tasty artisan food paired with great craft beer and wine specials all night long. Join us for Happy Hour from 3-6pm with $4 drafts and $3 house wines. Stick around for an amazing live music set from 6-9pm with the talented duo Chelsey Michelle Music. Definitely the spot to check out during Art Walk!


AFTER DARK HIGHLIGHTS 
Breezy Jazz Club • Don’t miss free wine tasting and happy hour from 5-8 p.m. and live music throughout the night.

Myth Nightclub • Myth Nightclub Presents it’s Monthly “Silent Disco Artwalk After Dark Event”! Featuring over a dozen DJ’s on 4 different channels, several artist vendors, dance performances, and great food and drink specials all night long for everyone in the house! An experience not to be missed! 

The Volstead • Volstead is doing Happy hour from 4-7pm, live music from 9pm-12am by Fun Sick Phony and service industry night specials 10pm-2am.

BY THE NUMBERS:
8+ Art & Culture Venues
16+ Dinner & Sweets Venues
14+ Live Music & Performance Venues
13+ Venues Open After 9 p.m.
36+ Total Stops 

PARKING: Free street parking after 6 p.m. The Downtown Garage at Adams and Clay streets offers free, covered parking Art Walk night, courtesy of Elite Parking Services. (Enter on Clay Street.) Or park and ride the Skyway, running until 9:30 p.m. Art Walk night.

MORE INFORMATION: Full First Wednesday Art Walk information is available at iloveartwalk.com. Full Art Walk After Dark information is available at theelbowjax.com. Art Walk is produced by Downtown Vision, Inc. with sponsorships from: VyStar, Downtown Investment Authority, City of Jacksonville, Chamblin’s Uptown, Regions Bank, X 106.5, Hot 99.5 and Easy 102.9. If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor, email Junine at junine@dtjax.org

About Downtown Vision
Downtown Vision is a not-for-profit organization revitalizing Downtown through clean and safe initiatives, experience creation, marketing and information management. Created by commercial property owners through a self-assessment and governed by a board representing Downtown property owners, DVI administers a 90-block Business Improvement District. For more information, visit downtownjacksonville.com.

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Date(s) : 11/07/18

Time : 5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Location : Hemming Park

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