Stuff Happening This Weekend (April 25, 26, 27)The Symphony is Featuring Mancini Magic Concert features some of Henry Mancini?s most well-known scores in film and TV such as Moon River, The Pink PantherÂť and more. Michael Krajewski, conductor. INFO: www.jaxsymphony.org (http://www.jaxsymphony.org/) or 904-354-5547. For fans of 50's era jazz, the Symphony always nails this type of performance shut.
Henry Mancinis popular and much-beloved style mixed romance and humor to create some of the most well-known scores in film and television. With a long list of Oscar and Grammy winning credits, Mancinis sophisticated and sensitive approach created memorable movie hits like Moon River, The Pink Panther, The Days of Wine and Roses and Baby Elephant Walk.
Free Movies In Treaty Oak Park: The Goonies
As part of a special Downtown Movies in the Park series, you can come and enjoy free movies at the historic Treaty Oak in Jessie Ball DuPont Park.
Hosted by JaxParks and sponsored by Downtown Vision, Inc., Suddath, 102.9 FM The Point and Rock 105, the movies will be shown at 8 p.m. each Friday in April. All movies are rated PG.
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this spectacular spring night under the stars. A food vendor will also sell concessions on site for any extra munchies.
Free parking for the event is available in the Suddath garage on Flagler Street between Suddath and the Hampton Inn. The garage gates will open at 5:30 p.m. until 1:00 a.m.
For more information call (904)451-3344.
The Jacksonville Veteran's Memorial Arena, Andre Rieu
To buy tickets, Click onto the Jaxevents website here: http://www.jaxevents.com/veteransmemorial.php
For more info about Rieu: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/André_Rieu
Jacksonville Fairgrounds, The Irish Fest 2008
Second Annual event celebrating all things Irish. This goes all weekend long, check out the website: http://www.jaxirishfest.com/default.aspx
Midnight Movie at San Marco Theater: The Shining
This weekend, the theater will be showing The Shining plus a small feature before hand, "the making of"(so get there around 11:30PM).
Also, don't forget Bay Street for clubbing and fun.