//photos by Nicole Piper On September 9, GREAT Rescue, a golden retriever rescue organization which has paired over 800 goldens with loving homes, held Retrievers, Rescue and Recovery at Aardwolf Brewery. The event featured a presentation and book signing by Fmr. Cpt. Luis Carlos Montalvan, a wounded veteran whose golden retriever service dog, Tuesday, changed […]
Category > Party Pics
The third installment of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Groove at the Zoo concert series featuring the band Savannah Jack took place Friday, August 29. More than 400 attendees viewed select animal exhibits and enjoyed drinks from a cash bar and food from Super Food and Sonny’s food trucks. A face-painting station and bounce […]
//photos by Nicole Piper On Friday, August 15, the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens hosted the second annual An Evening of Promise. 350 guests, including physicians, board members and senior management of Nemours, as well as local business and community leaders enjoyed an evening of music, cocktails and cuisine benefiting the Endowment for Childhood […]
//photos by Kerry Speckman “What a fun party!” That was Kerry’s e-mail to me after she took the Shoe Cam to Feel Tha Flashback, an ’80s-themed event which benefited the Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network (JASMYN). The party was held at The Museum on Friday, August 15 at 8 PM and included drinks, dancing, […]
The Pawparazzi Gala, benefiting First Coast No More Homeless Pets, took place July 28 at the Alhambra Theatre and Dining. Guests enjoyed an elegant dinner and champagne reception, a silent auction and a live runway fashion show featuring rescued pets. All proceeds go to life-saving programs including a combination of aggressive spay/neuter efforts, adoption initiatives and […]
Jaxsons Night Market takes place on the third Thursday of every month at the corner of Laura and Adams Streets. The market focuses on what makes the Jacksonville community unique and features local growers, craft artisans, a craft beer garden by Intuition Ale Works and the best street food vendors in the city.
//photos by Kerry Speckman First Wednesday Art Walk was lit up as always, but this month, Grease Rags Clothing Co. sponsored a fashion show and design competition entitled RETRO: Reinvented. The show took place in the middle of Laura Street. The Shoe Cam was there to capture Art Walkers’ quirky footwear choices.
Nordstrom hosted a special private cocktail party to celebrate its opening partnership with the Cathedral Arts Project, Junior League of Jacksonville and Wolfson Children’s Hospital on July 10 at Ovinte. The three organizations will serve as the beneficiaries of its opening gala on October 8. More than 100 guests enjoyed cocktails and passed hors […]
On June 30 at 6 PM, the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens hosted “A Night of Americana” in its gardens. In lawn chairs and on blankets, patrons snacked on picnic eats and chatted while the melodies of three folksy Jacksonville bands filled the air: Jacksonville Old Time Jam, Four Families and Canary in the […]
On June 30, community 450th volunteer Joanelle Mulrain hosted the Laudonniere Luncheon, a celebration of the sesquiquadricentennial (450th, if that’s too much) anniversary of French history in Florida. Specifically, 2014 is the 450th anniversary of Fort Caroline, the first colony in what we now know as America—61 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth. The […]