The party never ends here on the First Coast! October is picking up to be a great start to kick off the holiday season. Here is a rundown of some excellent events happening this weekend for you to enjoy.

#1 Grab a Bite

Take in the Fall Breeze at Singleton’s

If you have never been to this iconic seafood restaurant, this weekend would be perfect. Located in Mayport on the working waterfront near the mouth of the St. Johns River, Singelton’s is a must do here on the First Coast. The local seafood is excellent, and the view is fabulous. If you go, try the Steam Pot Combo with a side of hushpuppies. You will not be disappointed.

#2 Catch a Show

Eco Latino’s 8th Annual Hispanic Art Walk

This Saturday at the Jacksonville Landing there is a fantastic festival celebrating Hispanic arts culture. Free on Saturday, this is an opportunity to bring the family out to enjoy a taste of Latino culture here on the First Coast. The party goes from 4 pm to midnight!

#3 Good Sports

Bet Small, Win Big!

Go from Average Joe to Seasoned Pro with bestbet’s Poker 101 Class tomorrow, Saturday, October 24th at Noon at 455 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL. Learn how to play Texas Hold’em and get in on the all the action! Cost is only $10 per person and includes snacks & beverages throughout the class. Plus, all money goes back into the prize pool for the FREE class tournament.

#4 Go Outside and Play!

Spooktacular at the Zoo!

The zoo is always a good time, but during the month of October it is a blast! With candy stations throughout the zoo, spooky scare zones, and DJ’s spinning kiddo friendly Halloween music, it is sure to be a Bootiful night out for the whole family!

#5 Weekend Warrior

Cool Weather Cleanout!

Cleaning out your garage during the summer months is unbearable. Now that is has cooled down, consider organizing your garage as you begin the search for holiday d├ęcor. Here is an article on some great garage storage tips to help!