There are dozens of fun and sometimes free holiday events throughout the First Coast over the next few weeks.
Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, share your events, charities and cool holiday lights tips.
12th Annual Eclipse Holiday Release - Local musicians have volunteered their time to create a Christmas themed CD called "Night of Lights: A Holiday Musical Tradition". All of the proceeds will go to The St. Augustine Record's Empty Stocking Fund. The fund will raise money for needy families during Christmas. You can buy a CD at http://eclipserecording.com/.
A December to Remember - From November 29th to December 22nd you can catch free holiday performances and concerts at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Check out http://www.adecembertoremember.com/ for a list of performances.
12th Annual Gingerbread House Extravaganza - It's a beloved holiday tradition that displays gigantic gingerbread houses. The showcase benefits children's programs of the Jacksonville Historical Society. The showcase ends December 21st at Old St. Andrews in downtown Jacksonville. Visit http://gingerbreadjax.org/ for their hours of operation.
Jingle Bell Walk/Run - All you need is a holiday themed costume, running shoes, and some holiday spirit to raise funds to fight arthritis. Run or walk the 5K route and celebrate the season by giving on December 14th at 6 p.m. at the Jacksonville Landing.