What’s Happening In Jacksonville This Weekend, You Ask?

Barbie Brooksher
Barbie Brooksher
Published on September 9, 2022

And, as always… here are our picks for events in Jacksonville this weekend and the surrounding areas! Let me know what you’re up to… and if you have any real estate questions!!

Friday, September 9 • 11 AM – Midnight

Calling All Heady Crafters!

Engine 15 Brewing Co., 1500 Beach Blvd #217, Jax Beach

If you are a current Heady Crafter, your renewal date is Sept 9th. Get here and renew that membership!! If you have always wanted to be a Heady Crafter, any spots unclaimed (we do 125 total) will be up for grabs on Saturday, first come – first serve. We open the doors at 11a and spots are usually all claimed by noon so don’t dilly or dally.

This year’s membership is $75 and includes a NEW copper pint that’s double-walled and ceramic coated, for your drinking pleasure. AND an exclusive Members Only T-shirt. All the past benefits still apply – happy hour for you always, pre-sells on special releases, free beer & more.

Saturday, September 10 • 10 AM – 2 PM

Riding The Rails: Pablo Beach Train Day

Beaches Museum, 381 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville Beach, FL

Join Beaches Museum in celebrating all things train during our annual “Riding the Rails: Pablo Beach Train Day” event on September 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Attractions will include:

  • Three operating model train layouts
  • Local band “Double Take” will play live music including train songs from days-gone-by
  • A car show dubbed “Cars Through the Decades”
  • The trackless train makes its return this year, hop aboard for rides through the neighborhood!
  • Earn Police & Sheriff’s badges for locating “Train Robbery” suspects
  • The Museum’s 1911 steam locomotive, the 1900 Florida East Coast Foreman’s House and the Mayport Depot will also be open to the public with volunteers present to answer any questions guests may have
  • All aboard for “Make It and Take It!” Ride the rails to this crafty station where children can create their own Chugga Chugga Choo Choo Art and Train Day souvenir
  • Operation Lifesaver will provide train safety materials and offer goodies for the kids
  • Boy Scout Troop #37 will be selling beverages and lunch items including hamburgers and hotdogs

To open the “Riding the Rails: Pablo Beach Train Day” celebration, Beaches Museum is proud to present our first annual “Rails and Ales.” This event will feature a screening of the critically acclaimed silent film by Buster Keaton, “The General,” train-themed trivia, and drinks to accompany the fun. “Rails and Ales” will take place on September 9th, doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and trivia will start at 8:00. Register with your team (up to five people) HERE.

“Riding the Rails: Pablo Beach Train Day” is free and open to the public. Please pre-register HERE. For more information about this event please visit the Beaches Museum website or call 904-241-5657.

Saturday, September 10 • 6 – 11 PM

9/11 Heroes Run – Jacksonville

SeaWalk Pavillion, 75 1st Street N, Jacksonville, FL

The 9/11 Heroes Run 5K welcomes runners, ruckers, and walkers of all ages and fitness levels to honor the heroes of 9/11 and those who’ve served our nations since. We activate & unite communities and empower local veterans, active duty, first responders, and families of the fallen.

TMF is proud to partner with GORUCK again with rucking divisions at every run. Rucking is a sport based on special forces training in which participants walk or run while carrying weighted rucksacks. All participants registered for the GORUCK division will earn this year’s exclusive TMF GORUCK patch. Learn more about GORUCK here.

Sunday, September 11 • 1 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars Watch Party

Ink Factory Brewing, 602 Shetter Ave, Jacksonville Beach, FL

Come watch preseason football at the Ink Factory Brewing Co as our Jacksonville Jaguars get ready for the season! Stick around for Live Musica later by NW Izzard from Honey Hounds!

Please comment on our Facebook or Instagram posts and send us pictures at [email protected] so we can post the fun you’re having. If you have questions about the real estate boom in Jacksonville, we can help with that! Also, if you read about it here be sure to mention it at the vendor location. Tell them you found out about the event from me and while you’re at it tag and follow my Instagram: Beach Life With Barbie!

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