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Upcoming Events in Clay County

Posted 2/22/24

The annual "Best of Clay" contest is on now! The Clay Today is back for our third installment of the Best of Clay contest. Last year, we had over 153,000 votes cast for different businesses in Clay.

Starting February 17, you will be able to vote for the winner of every category. You are allowed one vote per category per day, so make sure to come back often! 

https://www.claytodayonline.com/best-of-clay-2024/#//

Make sure to share the contest so all of the county can participate. Voting closes March 6

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Upcoming Events in Clay County


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The annual "Best of Clay" contest is on now! The Clay Today is back for our third installment of the Best of Clay contest. Last year, we had over 153,000 votes cast for different businesses in Clay.

Starting February 17, you will be able to vote for the winner of every category. You are allowed one vote per category per day, so make sure to come back often! 

https://www.claytodayonline.com/best-of-clay-2024/#//

Make sure to share the contest so all of the county can participate. Voting closes March 6. 

Searching for Augusta Savage documentary out now! Searching for Augusta Savage, a 22-minute film that tells the story of an inspiring and enterprising artist is available now on the American Masters YouTube channel, pbs.org/americanmasters and the PBS App.

Sculptor Augusta Savage was born in Green Cove Springs and she later opened the first gallery in the U.S. dedicated to exhibiting the work of Black artists in 1939. While Savage was both active and prolific, only half of the approximately 160 pieces of sculpture she created has survived today, and little is known about her extensive accomplishments.

Clay County District Schools Spelling Bee: will be on Feb. 22 from 6-8 p.m. at Lake Asbury Junior High, 2851 Sandridge Road.

Clay County District Schools Ninth-grade Expo: will be on Feb. 22 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Ridgeview High, 466 Madison Ave. in Orange Park.

COLLEGE DRIVE FOOD TRUCK NIGHT: will be on Feb. 23 from 6-8 p.m. at the Asbury United Methodist Church parking lot, 16 College Dr. in Orange Park. Remember to bring a chair to enjoy food and live music. For more information, write cdifoodtrucknight@gmail.com.

PROFESSIONAL BULLRIDERS: will compete on Feb. 23 at 7:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. on Feb. 24 at the Veterans Memorial Arena, 300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. in Jacksonville. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com.

CHRIS BOTTI: will be at the Florida Theatre, 128 East Forsyth St. in Jacksonville, on Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at floridatheatre.showare.com.

THE GIBSON BROTHERS: will play at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, on Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.

Augusta Savage 132nd Birthday Gala: will be held Saturday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. Tickets are available online, and the proceeds will support the Friends of Augusta Savage Arts and Community Center

SUPERHERO 8K/5K: will be on Feb. 24 at 8:30 a.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 156 Kingsley Ave. and along River Road in Orange Park. More than 700 runners are expected, and the event helps underwrite tuition at Grace Episcopal Day School for students in need. For more information, visit geds.net.

NORTHEAST FLORIDA SCOTTISH GAMES AND FESTIVAL: will be at the Clay County Fairgrounds on Feb. 24 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The family-friendly event includes Scottish culture, history, athletics, food and entertainment. Admission is $15 in advance at neflgames.ticketspice.com, and $20 at the gate. The Honored Clan this year is the House of Gordon.

CLAY COUNTY ELEMENTARY TRACK MEET: will be on Feb. 24 from 8 a.m.-noon at Orange Park High, 2300 Kingsley Ave.

THE KITCHEN OF CLAY COUNTY: will provide free meals on Feb. 24 at the Orange Park Senior Center, 414 Stowe St., Sacred Heart Mission Church Branch, 207 Palmetto St. in Green Cove Springs and Black Creek Methodist Church, 3925 Main St. in Middleburg (drive-through), from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All are welcome.

Drew & Ellie Holcomb Feels Like Home Tour: The Florida Theatre presents Drew & Ellie Holcomb on their Feels Like Home Tour on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 7:00 pm

CLAY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS: will meet on Feb. 27 at 4 p.m. at the BCC meeting room, fourth floor, at Administration Building, 477 Houston St. in Green Cove Springs.

CLAY COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOLS NINTH-GRADE EXPO: will be on Feb. 27 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Clay High, 2025 State Road 16 in Green Cove Springs.

CLAY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD WORKSHOP: will be on Feb. 27 at 9 a.m. at District Multi-Purpose Center, 900 Walnut St. in Green Cove Springs.

ORANGE PARK LIONS CLUB: will meet on Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Lions Club Clubhouse, 423 McIntosh Ave.

GREEN COVE SPRINGS PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD: will meet on Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. at City Hall Chambers, 321 Walnut St.

CLAY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AND CLAY COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION: will hold a joint workshop on Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. at the BCC meeting room, fourth floor, at Administration Building, 477 Houston St. in Green Cove Springs.

ONES: THE BEATLES NO. 1 HITS: will be at the Florida Theatre, 128 East Forsyth St. in Jacksonville, on Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at floridatheatre.showare.com.

GEOFF TATE AND ADRIA VANDENBERG: will be at the Florida Theatre, 128 East Forsyth St. in Jacksonville, on Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at floridatheatre.showare.com.

Fall Prevention Presentation: The Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center is eager to present a free informative presentation to share how caregivers can reduce their loved one's risk of falling and proper body mechanics when transferring with a gait belt. The presentation will be Feb. 29 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Baptist Wellness Center at, 2310 Village Square Pkwy Suite 101, Fleming Island. Call Northeast Florida AHEC at 9044820189 or stop by the Wellness Center for more information.

LAUREN DAIGLE’S KALEIDOSCOPE TOUR: with Blessing Offor will be at the VyStar Veteran’s Memorial Arena, 300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd., Jacksonville, on Feb. 29 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY AT SPRING PARK: is on March 1 from 5-9:30 p.m. at Spring Park, 106 St. Johns St. in Green Cove Springs. The event includes a variety of food trucks and live music by VOX. This is the first Food Truck Friday of the year. 

MIDDLEBURG GARDEN CLUB: will host its monthly meeting on March 1 from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Watson Realty Building, 2239 Blanding Blvd. Light refreshments, a raffle, educational demonstrations and resources, gardening tips, plant trades, sales, and civic projects will be featured. For more information, call (904) 343-8235 or email gardenclubofmiddleburg@hotmail.com.

STEVE HACKETT GENESIS REVISITED: will be at the Florida Theatre, 128 East Forsyth St. in Jacksonville, on March 1 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at floridatheatre.showare.com.

THE KITCHEN OF CLAY COUNTY: will provide free meals on March 2 at the Orange Park Senior Center, 414 Stowe St., Sacred Heart Mission Church Branch, 207 Palmetto St. in Green Cove Springs and Black Creek Methodist Church, 3925 Main St. in Middleburg (drive-through), from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All are welcome.

The Gate River Run:  the annual 15-k road race will kick off March 2 at 8 a.m. All waves will start on Duval Street in front of the Jacksonville Fairgrounds. It is also the largest 15k race in the county. 

DAYTONA SUPERCROSS: will be on March 2 at 7 p.m. at the Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd. For tickets, visit daytonainternationalspeedway.com.

THE BEACH BOYS: will perform on March 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340C A1A South. For tickets, visit the box office or ticketmaster.com.

GRUPO NICHE: will be at the Florida Theatre, 128 East Forsyth St. in Jacksonville, on March 2 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at floridatheatre.showare.com.

JACKSONVILLE ICEMEN VS. ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS: hockey game will be March 2 at 7 p.m. at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, 300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. in Jacksonville. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com.

KILLER BEAZ: will bring his comedic show to the Murray Hill Theatre, 932 Edgewood Ave. S in Jacksonville on March 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at KillerBeaz.com.

MARKET DAY AT NAKAMA:  is on March 3 from 1-5 p.m. at Nakama Anime Bar, 1540 Wells Road in Orange Park. Shop for homemade items, stickers, figures and plushies.

North Florida Land Trust to Host Annual Meeting and 25th Anniversary Celebration: will be held on Sunday, March 3 at TPC Sawgrass presented by the Doolittle Family. Tickets are available for the event which brings together a community of donors, supporters, and business partners to celebrate the work of the nonprofit land conservation organization dedicated to protecting natural landscapes. The annual meeting will be held from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and includes a champagne brunch and program. General admission tickets are $150 per person and can be purchased here. 

BRAD WILLIAMS: will be at the Florida Theatre, 128 East Forsyth St. in Jacksonville, on March 3 at 7 p.m. with special guest J.B. Hall. Tickets are available at floridatheatre.showare.com.

JACKSONVILLE ICEMEN VS. ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS: hockey game will be March 3 at 3 p.m. at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, 300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. in Jacksonville. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com.

ORANGE PARK TOWN COUNCIL: will meet on March 5 at 7 p.m. at Town Hall Council Chambers, 2042 Park Ave.

CLAY COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION: will meet on March 5 at 5 p.m. at the BCC meeting room, fourth floor, at Administration Building, 477 Houston St. in Green Cove Springs.

ZZ TOP: will be at the Florida Theatre, 128 East Forsyth St. in Jacksonville, on March 5 at 8 p.m. with special guest Annie Dukes. Tickets are available at floridatheatre.showare.com.

BRYAN ADAMS: SO HAPPY IT HURTS: with Dave Stewart’s Eurythmics will be at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, 300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. in Jacksonville on March 5 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com.

CLAY COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL: will meet on March 6 at 3:30 p.m. at the BCC meeting room, fourth floor, at Administration Building, 477 Houston St. in Green Cove Springs.

PINK MARTINI: will be at the Florida Theatre, 128 East Forsyth St. in Jacksonville, on March 6 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at floridatheatre.showare.com.

CLAY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD: will meet on March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Teacher Training Center at Fleming Island High, 2233 Village Square Pkwy.

Historic Preservation Board will meet on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 5:30 p.m. in the BCC Meeting Room, Fourth Floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston Street, Green Cove Springs.

Waste Not Want Not is sponsoring a Yard Sale at the Challenger Enterprises Shopping Plaza, 556 Kingsley Ave at the corner of Plainfield Ave, on Friday March 8th from 8am – 7pm and Saturday March 9 from 8am to 2pm. Thousands of BRAND NEW items at yard sale prices including Easter, St Patrick’s Day and Spring décor; cleaning supplies, toiletries, pet food and toys, equine care items, makeup, household items, vitamins & supplements, toys, adult & baby diapers, candles, Bath & Body Works, colognes, protein drinks & powder. Gently loved items: jewelry, purses, small appliances, kitchenware, books, bikes, tools, lamps, small furniture, vintage linens. Every dollar raised will provide 15 pounds of food to someone in need.

CLAY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS: will meet on March 12 at 4 p.m. at the BCC meeting room, fourth floor, at Administration Building, 477 Houston St. in Green Cove Springs.

Military Appreciation Day at the fairgrounds is happening on Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Clay County Fairgrounds.

This free event is open to the public, and visitors will have the opportunity to check out some food trucks, vendors, a kids' zone, entertainment, speakers, military-based resources, and a job fair. This county-run event, presented by Vystar, is aimed to honor the men and women who are serving or have served our country and their families.

Orange Park Chorale to present “Walk with Me” Spring Performances: The Orange Park Chorale, a non-profit community of choral voices, invites the public to lace up its musical shoes and prepare for a melodious journey as the group presents its free spring vocal concert, “Walk With Me,” in two performances on March 16 and 17.

Vietnam Veteran's Day Ceremony: Will be held Saturday, March 23 at 10 a.m. at the TAPS Monument, 915 Walnut St, Green Cove Springs.

CLAY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS: will meet on March 26 at 4 p.m. at the BCC meeting room, fourth floor, at Administration Building, 477 Houston St. in Green Cove Springs.

Public hearing to announce the draft of the Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant will occur on March 26, 2024, at the Clay County Administration Building located at 477 Houston St., 4th Floor, Green Cove Springs. The hearing will commence at 5:00 PM or as soon after that.

Joey Fatone & AJ McLean: perform at Florida Theatre at 8 p.m. on March 30. Witness an epic collaboration as Joey Fatone of *NSYNC and AJ McLean of the Backstreet Boys join forces along with their sensational seven-piece live band for an unforgettable concert tour!

Community of Unity Evangelistic Revival at the Clay County Fairgrounds on May 30, 31 and June 1. The Community of Unity will be held in the Cattlemen's Arena from 7:00 to 9:00 each night. Pastor David Mills, of Sharon Baptist Church, is spearheading this event. His phone number is 904-343-3003.