#1 Grab a Bite

Explore an Asian Market

Many of our regional ethnic markets have great fast casual lunch menus. Order at the counter and find a seat, or take it and go. Last summer we asked Chef Dennis Chan from Blue Bamboo to share with our readers his favorite Asian markets. Check out the article, and swing by one this weekend for a culinary adventure.

#2 Weekend Warrior

Chicken Coops?

Thinking about joining the growing number of First Coasters who raise chickens in their backyards? Check out this beginners class to get a feel for what you are getting into.

#3 Catch a Show

Jax Symphony and the Carol King Songbook

Guest vocalist Liz Callaway is going to be collaborating with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra in a series of performances of works of the iconic American songstress, Carol King. This is going to be the sing-a-long symphony event of a life time! The first performance kicks of Friday morning as a part of the Symphony Coffee Series, with an evening event at 8 pm.

#4 Good Sports

Rent a Bike and Tour St. Augustine’s Civil Rights Landmarks

Take a self-guided bike tour of the monuments of St. Augustine’s rich Civil Rights Movement history, or catch a walking tour in the Ancient City. The First Coast was an important part of this story, and learning more about it is an amazing way to honor the late, great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr..

#5 Get Out and Play

Go Horseback Riding on the Beach!

Whether it be on a date, with the family, or an excursion with out of town visitors…horseback riding on the beach is a beautiful experience. This is a First Coast must-do. Make it a New Year’s Resolution.