Oct 4-5 (Fri-Sat), 8 am till 2 pm, Giant Rummage Sale, First Presbyterian Church, Green Cove Springs, corner of Gum St. & Orange Ave.  Many donations from friends moving and/or downsizing.  Lots of good buys in clothing, household goods, furniture, etc.  Don’t miss this sale.  For info, call the church 284-9261.

Oct 5 -  Waste Not Want Not Annual Community Garage Sale  Located at the Orange Park Town Hall Park, corner of Kingsley & Hwy. 17.   There will be a bake sale, drinks and food, local Craftsmen & Vendors Waste Not Want Not rescues food for people in need. 98% of every dollar donated goes directly to food rescue.  

Oct 5 - Soul Food Festival - Noon - 7pm Vera Francis Hall park on MLK Blvd. Green Cove Springs Parade at noon opening ceremonies at 1pm. Food, arts/crafts, dance contests, gospel hour, sweet potato and BBQ ribs contest, health & wellness vendors and Blood Mobile. 
 
Oct 7-12 – CalaVida Arts & Music Festival – a week-long celebration of local musicians and artists of all specialties. There will be Performances throughout the week. The week ends with a day-long music festival at Spring Park on Saturday.  

Oct 8 - The Middleburg/BlackCreek Lions Club will meet on Tuesday October 8 at Noon. Cedar River Seafood Rest. in Middleburg. Members of the Community interested in serving others are invited to come and to learn about the Lions Club. For more info call Ed 904-254-7891
 
Oct 10 - Just Us Girls - Vendor Fair - Thursday, October 10 from 11-1 pm. This is going to be AN EXCITING luncheon with vendors, silent auction AND a 50/50 bonus pot. Come ready to shop with cash or credit card.  We have a buffet lunch and an inspirational speaker. This is our annual fund-raiser for Stonecroft Ministries.  Club Continental, 2143 Astor Street  Orange Park, FL 32073.   Doors will open at 10:30 am RSVP to Joyce (904) 509-3388 or reply to this email.  Cost is $20 per person.

Oct- 10 - Oct-31- “Creative Spark” Orange Park Library  2054 Plainfield Ave., Orange Park, FL 32073 Come by the Orange Park Library between October 10th through the 31st to see the incredible exhibit by the talented artists that are in the Art Guild of Orange Park. This exhibit will be judged and juried with the Opening Reception & Awards on Tuesday, October 8th, from :30-7:00pm. Family, friends and local community are welcome.

Oct 12 - Lake Asbury Community Flea Market, from 8 am to 2 pm, 282 Branscomb Rd., Lake Asbury.  Turn off Henley Rd. at Circle K Gas Station, Vendors set up in the Park, Bake Sale, Food , and Rummage sale inside building. For info call Sharon at 282-8150 or Wanda at 282-2090.

Oct 17 - Oct 20 -YES IT IS BACK! First Coast Ham Jam Barbecue, Music, Family Fun!! 2497 Hwy 16, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 See details in our center spread!

Oct 19-20 Orange Park Town Hall FALL FESTIVAL Sat & Sun 10am – 5pm artists vendors  See ad on Page 11

Oct 26 Sat Black Creek 5K Middleburg @Middleburg Elem 9am - 9:30 start

Oct 26 Penney Farms 5K Sat 8:30am Kohler Park 4210 Clark Ave 5K &1 mile Fun Run
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Oct 26 - GOLD HEAD STATE PARK HAUNTED HIKE The Famous Mossman at Gold Head Park - 6239 State Road 21  Keystone Heights FL   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Tickets are $5 per person, cash only.

Oct 26 GC Springs Police Dept Truck or Treat 6-9pm Canned Food Drive Costume Contest...so much fun! 1001 Idlewild Drive Green Cove Springs

Oct 26 - LIONS FOOD DRIVE Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm. At both Public and Winn Dixie in MB 10am-2pm Donations will go to local food banks who serve families in need. For more information or to make a donation please Call Ed at 904-254-7891

Oct 29 - Tues Tales from the Clink - Historical Society 6-9pm Old County Jail 
GC Springs  “Tour Clay County History”

Oct 31 Wed Halloween Trick or Treat Moosehaven  5:30 - 8:30

Nov 2 - BOOK SALE - Saturday, 9 am till Noon, sponsored by the Friends of the Green Cove Springs Library, will be held on the front lawn of the Library at 403 Ferris Street (Route 16) in Green Cove Springs. A wide variety of books will be available for all ages. The cost for most hardback books will be $1.00; special books may be a little more. Cost for paperbacks will be 50 cents. All money received will be used to benefit library projects.

Nov 9 - Chili Cook Off Moosehaven 11am - 3pm  Car show awards 2pm Chili cook off awards 3pm. Moosehaven will host its Annual Chili Cook-Off, sanctioned by the International Chili Society as a Regional Cookoff.  It will be a fun day of music, craft vendors, a car show and some of the best chili around. No pets please. For additional information, contact (904) 278-1214 or rgibson@moosehaven.org

Nov 9- benefit St. Michael’s Soldiers, The Homegrown Kindness Project, and Hoods for Heroes. 38 Special with Special Guests The Curt Towne Band, Brett Myers, and Pinto Graham – Thrasher-Horne Center, 6:00 p.m. – Proceeds from this event will benefit St. Michael’s Soldiers, The Homegrown Kindness Project, and Hoods for Heroes. For more information and tickets visit https://www.thcenter.org/events/. 


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