Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

Residents support cause for affordable housing

San Marco residents gathered to support the Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville (HabiJax) fundraiser on Aug. 14. Firehouse Subs on the Square donated 20 percent of proceeds to the worthy cause. “We are thrilled that Firehouse Subs chose to partner with us,” said HabiJax president and CEO Mary Kay O’Rourke. “We are so grateful for […]

Toast to the Animals ‘Paw’-sitively Fun

The 5th annual Toast to the Animals was the perfect soiree for soft-hearted lovers of dogs and cats. Donors, volunteers and friends of the furry were on hand Aug. 16 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront to raise a glass of wine or beer for the purr-fect cause and beg for treats from Sweet Pete’s, […]

Women’s Center celebrates women, suffrage

It was an evening dedicated to the 93rd anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, a major victory for women’s rights. The 18th Annual Celebration of Women held a fitting tribute, as The Women’s Center of Jacksonville recognized those who continue to improve the lives of women through advocacy, support and […]

Sock Hop at Cummer celebrates with dancing to the oldies

Sock Hop  at Cummer  celebrates with dancing to the oldies

Residents enjoyed a night of oldies spinning at The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens on July 12. Some patrons went all out, dressed in ‘50s and ‘60s sock hop garb, as they twisted, turned and bebopped to the spins of DJ Earl Yeomans. The Cummer hosted the sock hop as part of the excitement […]

Fast cars, fine wine – brought to you by Terra

Fast cars, fine wine – brought to you by Terra

Driving, then drinking was a great mix for an evening of fun on July 15 at Terra Restaurant in Fairfax as owner Michael Thomas hosted an opportunity for patrons to first test drive one of two 2014 Maserati Quattroportes, courtesy of Maserati of Jacksonville, and then to partake in a wine tasting event sponsored by […]

Jay Fund benefit brought to Lakewood Presbyterian

Jay Fund benefit brought to Lakewood Presbyterian

Lakewood Presbyterian Church was host for the fourth of The River City Men’s Chorus benefit concerts this summer. All proceeds benefited the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation, which helps families tackle childhood cancers by providing comprehensive emotional, financial and practical support. The theme, “I Carry Your Heart with Me!” appropriately reminded the audience of the […]

University Club recognizes first members, 45 years

University Club recognizes first members, 45 years

It was an evening to celebrate, as a handful of special patrons were honored by University Club management and current members. “Life Members” were showered with cheers and thanks, as they hailed back to the beginning-  in 1968. Old Hollywood Glitz and Glamour was the theme,  as Oscar-theme décor set the stage for the evening […]

Kegs ‘n Eggs on the rooftop

Kegs ‘n Eggs on the rooftop

Intuition Aleworks teamed up with the Black Sheep Restaurant on July 16 to benefit Hens in Jax, the grassroots group trying to spur change to residential zoning for chicken coops. The six-course eggs and beer dinner pairings, which included delicacies such as poutine with fried duck egg, mini truffled egg toast and Intuition Ale ice […]