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May 3, 1:00 pm – Jumbo Shrimp vs Scranton Wilkes-Barre

121 Financial Ballpark, 301 A. Philip Randolph, Jacksonville Enjoy a family friendly afternoon of good old-fashioned baseball with Jacksonville’s hometown Minor League Baseball team. Tickets $8 to $36. (904) 358-2846milb.com/jacksonville.

May 2 – 5 – Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival

Downtown Fernandina Beach, Front Street, Fernandina Beach. Experience four days of food, vendors, arts and crafts, live music and tour of the streets of downtown. Fernandina Beach. A rain or shine parade kicks off the festival at 6 pm Thursday night. Free Admission.Shrimpfestival.com.

May 4, 7:30 pm – Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Organ Chamber Music

Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts, 300 Water Street, Jacksonville This performance highlights the warm and tender side of the organ with string and wind players from the Jacksonville Symphony. Greg Zelek concludes this season’s Concert Organ Series. Tickets $37 to $67. (904) 354-5479 jacksonvillesymphony.org.

May 8 – 12 – St. Augustine Food & Wine Festival Historic St. Augustine, St. Augustine

Explore this annual culinary event with all-inclusive food and beverage tastings featuring the best restaurants in northeast Florida. Cooking demonstrations, wines, beers, spirits, celebrity entertainment and more at multiple locations throughout St. Augustine. Check the website for dates and times of various events. Tickets $69 to $129. staugustinefoodandwinefestival.com

May 10, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm OLLI Book Club

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) University of North Florida, Adam Herbert University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville. Share conversations about new and old books in non-fiction, biography, memoirs and other categories in four sessions. Fee $50. (904) 620- 4200 unf.edu/ce.

May 18, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Nocatee Farmers Market

Nocatee Town Center, 245 Nocatee Center Way Ponte Vedra. Stroll tents and stands of more than forty vendors selling fresh farm products reflecting the region’s agriculture. Food trucks, art and crafts will also be on site. Free Admission. (904) 924-6863 Nocatee.com/welcome-center.

May 23 – 26, 3 pm to 11 pm – Jacksonville Jazz Festival

Metropolitan Park – 1410 Gator Bowl Blvd. Jacksonville.

FL 32210 Daily’s Place – 1 Daily’s Place, Jacksonville

Florida Theatre – 128 East Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival has grown into one of the country’s largest and most cherished Jazz Festivals. This year’s line-up includes top talent such as Dave Grusin, Brian McKnight, Keiko Matsui, Brian Culbertson, Gregory Porter and others. No Cost for Admission; VIP Tickets Available.Jacksonvillejazzfest.com (904) 630-3690

May 28, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm – BrainStormers Stroke Support Group Baptist Hospital

Baptist Hospital, Various Locations

BrainStormers is a monthly gathering of community members who want to be informed, empowered and supported in stroke education, prevention and recovery. Free. (904) 202-0543 strokeprog@bmcjax.com

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