Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

A FOODIE DELIGHT AT DELICIOUS DESTINATIONS 2013

A FOODIE DELIGHT AT DELICIOUS  DESTINATIONS 2013

It was an evening of fantastic food, wine and libations as Delicious Destinations once again proved to be the premier food and wine gala of the season. The fundraising event, which provides essential support to the St. Vincent’s Mobile Outreach Programs, helps fund free medical care to under-served children and families in Northeast Florida and […]

A MILESTONE FOR THE NEWLY CRAFTED CUMMER CAMPUS

A MILESTONE FOR THE NEWLY CRAFTED CUMMER CAMPUS

Capital campaign spurs change, improvements With the completion of the Landscape Enhancement Project and Olmsted Garden Restoration, the time to unveil the public sculpture garden had arrived. Patrons, staff and distinguished guests were on hand to view The Human Figure: Sculptures by Enzo Torcoletti, the first exhibition of the newly minted Riverside Avenue ‘promenade’. The […]

Couture for a cause, Nemours Children’s Clinic benefiT

Patrons of Rosenblum’s Clothier and supporters of Nemours Children’s Clinic gathered for a good cause last month. For three days, Rosenblum’s donated a portion of the proceeds from purchases of Eileen Fisher merchandise. A cocktail party at the boutique provided guests with an opportunity to rub elbows with some of Nemours’ world-class physicians, all while […]

Valley of Dreams puts iPads in hands of autistic children

The HEAL (“Healing Every Autistic Life”) Valley of Dreams fundraiser last month had a goal to put an iPad in every Exceptional Student Education Classroom on the First Coast. In addition to the 18 summer camps HEAL provided this year for over 450 children, teens, and adults with autism and the 40-plus grants HEAL provided […]

SHINDIG BY THE SEA CELEBRATES SANCTUARY ON 8TH

Thanks to generous patrons, volunteers on the ‘Dream Team’ and other in-kind sponsors, children in after school programming at The Sanctuary on 8th Street will continue to grow, learn and expand their experience. What started with a dozen children has grown to over 100 children in three programs which now includes summer camp and a […]

Blue jeans, black ties and young professionals

It was another successful Black Tie and Blue Jeans Gala for The First Coast Rotaract Club, complete with overalls and denim galore. The young professional group got together with their mentors to socialize, make connections with other Rotaract members and raise money for worthy nonprofits. The group danced the night away downtown at EverBank Center […]

GOLDBERG EXHIBIT OPENS, INSPIRES LEARNING

The opening of Abstraction Over Time-The paintings of Michael Goldberg to patrons and distinguished guests allowed the audience to share in the accomplishments of all involved. The length to which MOCA staff worked to curate this most recent exhibit makes it a ‘must see’, as a compilation of scholarly work took shape in a book […]

Southern Gentleman Tour hits Riverside

Southern Gentleman Tour hits Riverside

With a bowtie and Southern Charm, DJ mFACE, aka Matthey Davey, made his way through Jacksonville- stopping at O’Brother’s Irish Pub in Riverside on his whirlwind tour of 26-days, 15 cities, grossing 4,175 miles throughout the Southern portions of the country. Davey, a DJ and native of Richmond, Virginia was inspired by the work of […]