Check out all our weekend recommendations in this week’s edition of #firstcoastfive brought to you by our friends at BrightLink Technology.

#1 Weekend Warrior: Stay Cool

Looking for a productive reason to stay cool indoors. Stencil art is a simple way to add a little flourish to any room. Check out our article and get started!

#2 First Bite: Hemming Park Craft Beer Festival

Grab a beer and dinner downtown at the Hemming Park Craft Beer Festival. From 6 pm to 9 pm a $40 ticket gets you a tasting mug to sip on over 160 different beers and ciders from 40 breweries. Our advice: take Uber if you don’t have a DD. If you do, Designated Driver tickets are only $10 and include Jones soda and water.

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#3 Catch a Show: Women Who Rock

Mama Blue is playing at Women Who Rock The Blues at Freebird on Saturday August 15. She will be sharing the stage with Cat McWilliams Band and Kim Reteguiz and the Black Cat Bones. Show starts at 8:00 pm, and it will be a great dose of sound for the soul.

#4 Good Sports: Lets Go Jags!!!

Kick off the Jaguar’s pre-season at Everbank Field. The Jags are playing the Steelers…so go get your tailgate on! The game starts at 7:30.

#5 Go Outside and Play: Little Talbot & Big Talbot

Little Talbot and Big Talbot Islands have gorgeous beaches if you haven’t been already. Whether you are looking to spend a day in the sun, or take a beautiful picture amongst the driftwood treescapes, these parks are a must do.