10 Great Things Not to Miss

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1 JAGUARS > THROUGH DEC. 28

Watch an NFL game on the world’s largest screen or from a pool­side ca­bana. The Jack­sonville Jaguars take on teams like the Dal­las Cow­boys, Cleve­land Browns and New York Gi­ants. 1 EverBank Field, Jack­sonville. www. jaguars.com

2 “THE DROWSY CHAP­ER­ONE” > OCT. 22NOV. 23

The au­di­ence is trans­ported to a 1928 Broad­way theater where they wit­ness the shenani­gans of a play-inside-a-play filled with slap­stick hu­mor, rous­ing mu­si­cal num­bers and Jazz Age danc­ing. Al­ham­bra The­atre and Din­ing, 12000 Beach Blvd., Jack­sonville, 904.641.1212. www.al­ham­bra­jax.com

3 FLORIDA VS. GEOR GIA > OCT. 29NOV.1

The world’s largest out­door cock­tail party fea­tures events sur­round­ing the big game be­tween the Univer­sity of Ge­or­gia Bull­dogs and the Univer­sity of Florida Ga­tors. 3:30 pm kick- off. www.flga.org

4 VET­ER­ANS DAY PA RADE > NOV.11

With two naval bases, Jack­sonville’s mil­i­tary pride and her­itage are ev­i­dent dur­ing this fan­tas­tic pa­rade through down­town with march­ing bands and bal­loon-floats. 11:01 am. www.coj.net

5 LANNADOO CELTIC FES­TI­VAL > NOV. 2223

Cel­e­brate the best of the Celtic na­tions with cul­ture, mu­sic and even night surf­ing on Jack­sonville Beach. www.lannadoo.com

8 “DIRTY DANC­ING” > DEC. 1015

The clas­sic story of Baby and Johnny, fea­tur­ing the hit songs, “Hun­gry Eyes,” “Do You Love Me?” and “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life. ” $38.50 and up. Mo­ran The­atre Times-Union Cen­ter, 300 W. Wa­ter St., Jack­sonville, 904.633.6110. www.jack­sonville.broad­way.com

7 GATOR BOWL > JAN. 2

The SEC takes on a BIG TEN/ACC ri­val for this highly an­tic­i­pated game. 3:20 pm kick- off. 1 EverBank Field, Jack­sonville, www.gator­bowl.com

8 “THE BOOK OF MOR MON” > FEB. 38

Writ­ten by the cre­ators of “South Park,” this ir­rev­er­ent mu­si­cal fo­cuses on two mis­sion­ar­ies sent to Uganda where they try to con­vert the pop­u­la­tion with hi­lar­i­ous con­se­quences. Times-Union Cen­ter, 300 W. Wa­ter St., Jack­sonville, 904.633.6110. www.jack­sonville.broad­way.com

9 GATE RIVER RUN > MARCH 14

The GATE River Run is the largest 15K race in the U.S. with 24,000 run­ners and serves as the USA 15K Cham­pi­onship where Amer­ica’s top Olympic ath­letes com­pete for $85,000 in prize money. www.gateriver­run.com

10 OLD CITY FARM­ERS MAR­KET > EV­ERY SATUR­DAY

Buy or­ganic and lo­cally farmed pro­duce, sam­ple home­made gourmet foods and en­joy live mu­sic. 8:30 am. St. Au­gus­tine Am­phithe­atre, www. stau­gustinefm.com

“Book of Mor­mon”

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