Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

Oyster Roast calls river lovers, outdoor enthusiasts

Oyster Roast calls river lovers, outdoor enthusiasts

The St. Johns RIVERKEEPER called on loyalists, newcomers and anyone looking to support the St. Johns River to enjoy oysters, craft beer and spirits, silent and live auction prizes as well as stage performances by The Firewater Tent Revival.   The casual affair is a shuckin’ good time that gives patrons an opportunity to dive […]

Best Buddies selects annual champion

Best Buddies selects annual champion

As 450 guests gathered to select Best Buddies Champion of the Year, the folks with intellectual and developmental disabilities that the nonprofit serves were the real champions during its Havana Nights Gala Nov. 8 at TPC Sawgrass. Scott Goldstein was eventually deemed the winner. He raised $69, 205 with first runner up Shimi Meir at […]

Ruby shoes and big-hearted donors

Ruby shoes and big-hearted donors

Generous donors adorned in a variety of ruby-colored shoes clicked their heels in a show of support for those who are the voice of vulnerable children going through the Duval County Court system during the Guardian ad Litem Wizard of Oz-themed fundraiser, There’s No Place Like Home, Nov. 15. The magical evening, which took place […]

Night in Shanghai transports guests to Far East

Night in Shanghai transports guests to Far East

Guests were transported to “Oriental Paris,” as they enjoyed a Far Eastern evening complete with Asian cuisine, Chinese music, colorful dancing Chinese dragons and a large golden Buddha during River Garden’s 27th Annual Foundation Gala – A Night in Shanghai. Headlining the event as Gala Co-Chairs were Rebekah Selevan and Talie Zaifert. This year River […]

Annual Artscapade helps pediatric heart patients

Annual Artscapade helps pediatric heart patients

The Glass Factory on Myrtle Ave. pulsated with life the evening of Oct. 25, as supporters gathered for Patrons of the Hearts’ 15 annual Artscapade, an event to help raise money for pediatric heart patients.  Splashes of colorful art throughout the venue engaged the eyes of the attendees, while they  listened to live music, shared […]

Record crowd attends Festival d’Vine

Record crowd attends Festival d’Vine

A record crowd of more than 860 guests showed up, raising $100,000 for Catholic Charities as they enjoyed fine libations and tasty food during the 16th Annual Festival d’Vine Oct. 25 at Treaty Oak Park on the Southbank. This year’s event featured more than 100 varieties of wine from around the world courtesy of Republic […]

Daniel celebrates 135 years of service to youth

Daniel celebrates 135 years  of service to youth

Daniel, founded in 1884, is the state’s oldest child-serving agency. The nonprofit recently hosted its 135th anniversary celebration on Oct. 17 at the Haskell Company headquarters on the banks of the St. Johns River. With more than 100 Daniel supporters and philanthropic community members gathering to celebrate the importance of their role in Northeast Florida, […]

Royal affair raises $583,000 for JDRF

Royal affair raises $583,000 for JDRF

In an affair fit for royalty, guests donned attire fit for a king and queen to toast Honoree Steve Halverson of San Marco during the 19th Annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Miracles Gala at the Sawgrass Marriott Oct. 19. The evening, which included cocktails, dinner, dancing, card games and a silent and live auction, raised […]

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