School’s out for summer!  There is an air of liberation this weekend as kids and teachers dive into a solid season of vacation. Ride the wave, and get out there and do something fun to kick off summer!

#1 Catch a Show

Putting on the Ritz!

Amateur Night at the Ritz Theater is a blast! Tonight, catch the hottest up and coming artists at Putting on the Ritz! While you are there, check out the museum at this beautiful historic theatre.

#2 Grab a Bite

Take a Progressive Ice Pop Adventure!

From Bold City Pops to The Hyppo, there are a variety of awesome gourmet ice pops to dig into this weekend. Why not make a day of it, and visit a few ice pop shops and stands? If you do, be sure to take a picture and tag us on Instagram at #firstcoastmag.

#3 Weekend Warrior

Orchid Potting Clinic

This Saturday at 10:00 am, bring your orchids that need repotting to Hagan Ace Hardware. The Jacksonville Orchid Society will be there answering questions and providing guidance. For more info call 904.772.7404.

#4 Go Outside and Play

Art Fusion in Hemming Park

This Sunday, MOCA Jacksonville’s arts educators will have a hands-on project for the whole family to join in at Hemming Park. MOCA is free Sunday for all Art Fusion participants, so head downtown and make a day of art and fun!

#5 Good Sports

Catch a Ball Game!

From fireworks to free giveaways, the Jacksonville Suns have a variety of great family fun options on both Friday and Saturday night. They are playing Montgomery, and need your cheers from the stands!