What To Do In Florida: Best Of Northern Florida Events: July 20-July 27

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Best Of Northern Florida Events July 20-27 2012

Best Of Northern Florida Events July 20-27 2012

Florida Travel Guide – Events To Do in Florida July 20-27 2012

Just in case you’re looking for some things to add to your list of stuff to do in Florida, we wanted to share these great events with you. They’re all happening in the Northern part of the state and, guess what? They’re all free!

1. Mandarin Museum at Walter Jones Historical Park

Learn about the history of this part of Jacksonville with a visit to a Florida museum – the Mandarin Museum. Take some time to immerse yourself in the scenic beauty of the place with a stroll through the 11 acre park set on the bank of the St. Johns River. Explore the 1876 barn and home that were built there by Major William Webb. Discover the Losco Winery building, a charming sawmill and  a picturesque boardwalk along the river. View interesting artifacts inside the museum related to the Civil War, Harriet Beecher Stowe (she lived at the Mandarin from 1867-1881) and more.

  • Highlight: Seeing artifacts from the Civil War
  • When: July 21, 9am-4pm
  • Where: 11964 Mandarin Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32223
  • Cost: Free

2. Butterflies, Butterflies, Butterflies!

Ever wonder about how to attract more butterflies to your garden? Curious about butterfly farming and container gardening? In St. Augustine this weekend you can learn about these topics and more at Butterflies, Butterflies, Butterflies! When the kids get tired of learning about butterflies, they can play a game of butterfly bingo!

  • Highlight: Butterflies
  • When: July 21, 10am
  • Where: Anastasia State Park, 1340 A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080
  • Cost: Free

3. Saturday in the park

Grab a blanket and a picnic basket then head to the park for live jazz under the stars with the Leon Anderson group. Enjoy craft beer and delicious specials from the city’s best restaurants, hotels, museums and bars.

  • Highlight: Jazz
  • When: July 21, 8pm – 10:30pm
  • Where: 209 South Adams St., Tallahassee, Florida 32301
  • Cost: Free

Tell us…

Which of these Florida events would you be most likely to add to your list of stuff to do in Florida?