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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- October events in the greater Jacksonville area from Halloween celebrations to the return of the Sea and Sky Spectacular Air Show to the Beaches. Here's a list of things to do in town from Visit Jacksonville.

October Events:

1-7. Jacksonville Senior Games "Forever Fit 50 & Beyond"

1-31. "Patterns" Juried Art Show at The Art Center Premiere Gallery

10-Nov. 25. "Phantom" at the Alhambra Dinner Theater

8. Columbus Day

10-14. "Phantom" at the Alhambra Dinner Theater

11. The 18th Annual Barbara Ann Campbell Memorial Breakfast hosted by the Hubbard House

11. Forward Stroke Clinic with Ocean World Surf Champion and Olympic Athlete, Oscar Chalupsky. Presented by First Coast Outfitters in Jacksonville Beach.

12. Comedian Kevin Hart at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

12. The San Marco Preservation Society hosts FREE Concert in the Park at Fletcher Park

12-14. Haunt Nights at Adventure Landing

12-14. Haunted Forest at Catty Shack Ranch

12-14. Night Terrors Haunted House on San Jose Blvd.

13. The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra presents the Music of Queen at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

13. Jacksonville Bullies vs. New Jersey Rascals at the Veterans Memorial Arena

13. National College Fair at the Prime Osborn Convention Center

13. The Human Race 5K walk/run at the St. Johns Town Center benefiting the Jacksonville Arboretum

13. The 2012 Jacksonville CureSearch Walk at the Jacksonville Landing

13. Dogtoberfest 2012 at Metro Park in Downtown Jacksonville

14. Mythbusters: Behind the Myths LIVE at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

15-21. Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open at TPC Sawgrass

16-21. "Phantom" at the Alhambra Dinner Theater

17. Gin Blossoms in concert at Whisky River

18-21. The Southern Women's Show at the Prime Osborn Convention Center

18-21. Night Terrors Haunted House on San Jose Blvd.

19. Monster Mash 5K Dash and 1M Fun Run family event at the Jacksonville Expo and Fairgrounds

19-21. Jax Sea & Sky Spectacular Air Show in Jacksonville Beach

19-21. Haunted Forest at Catty Shack Ranch

19-21. Haunt Nights at Adventure Landing

19-31. Spooktacular at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

20. Halloween Doors and More at the Jacksonville Expo and Fairgrounds

20. Zombie Buffett 5K at the Jacksonville Landing

20. Folio Weekly's Oktoberfest at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

20. The Friends of Talbot Islands State Parks host the annual A Day for Hope and Friends benefit at Amelia Island State Park

20. Bold City Brewery's 4th Anniversary Party

20-21. Irishwaterdogs Invitational Kayak Fishing Tournament

21. Yappy Hour Howl-O-Ween at the Jacksonville Landing

23-28. "Phantom" at the Alhambra Dinner Theater

25. One Ocean hosts the 2nd annual James Beard Benefit Dinner with Azurea Chef Ted Peters, Chef Tom Gray of Bistro Aix, Chef Matthew Medure of Matthew's and Chef Brian Siebenschuh of Orsay

25-27. Florida/Georgia Celebrations at the Jacksonville Landing

25-28. Night Terrors Haunted House on San Jose Blvd.

26. The 2012 Fall Zoo Camp at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm

26-27. Creatures of the Night, Trick-or-Treating at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm

26-31. Haunt Nights at Adventure Landing

27. Georgia vs. Florida Football Classic at EverBank Field

28. Symphony Spooktacular at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

28. Eli Young Band live in concert at Mavericks Rock N Honky Tonk

31. Halloween

31. Night Terrors Haunted House on San Jose Blvd.


October Conventions:

USS Charles H. Roan, DD-853: Annual Reunion

Number of Delegates: 150

10/2/2012-10/7/2012

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront

First Freedom Bowling Tournament: RIOT (Rivercity Invitational Open Tournament)

Number of Delegates: 150

10/3/2012-10/7/2012

Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville Downtown/Southbank

National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc. (NABSW): Steering Committee Meeting

Number of Delegates: 25

10/4/2012-10/6/2012

Hotel: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

Brookdale Senior Living: Brookdale Senior Living Event

Number of Delegates: 500

10/5/2012-10/5/2012

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront

Florida Aquatic Plant Management Society (FAPMS): Annual Training Conference

Number of Delegates: 400

10/8/2012-10/11/2012

Hotel: Renaissance World Golf Village Resort Convention Center and Beach Club

First Florida Credit Union: Board Meeting

Number of Delegates: 20

10/10/2012-10/13/2012

Hotel: One Ocean Resort & Spa

Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA): National Conference

Number of Delegates: 800

10/10/2012-10/16/2012

Hotel: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

Horse Shows in the Park: Hunter Jumper Series

Number of Delegates: 300

10/11/2012-10/14/2012

Hotel: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Chaffee Road

USS McCaffery DD-860: Annual Reunion

Number of Delegates: 150

10/11/2012-10/15/2012

Hotel: Embassy Suites Hotel

USS Sellers (DDG-11): Annual Reunion

Number of Delegates: 150

10/11/2012-10/14/2012

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront

USS Voge: Reunion

Number of Delegates: 100

10/11/2012-10/14/2012

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront

VA-34 Squadron: Reunion

Number of Delegates: 60

10/18/2012-10/21/2012

Hotel: Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel

Florida Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf: State Conference

Number of Delegates: 200

10/18/2012-10/22/2012

Hotel: Jacksonville Marriott

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants: Leadership Conference/Fall Meeting of Council

Number of Delegates: 700

10/19/2012-10/24/2012

Hotel: The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

Southern Union Conference Seventh-day Adventist Church: District One Women's Conference

Number of Delegates: 250

10/19/2012-10/20/2012

Hotel: Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk

American Society of Transportation and Logistics (ASTL): ASTL Committee Meeting

Number of Delegates: 100

10/27/2012-10/30/2012

Hotel: Omni Jacksonville Hotel

Small Market Meetings: Small Market Meetings Conference

Number of Delegates: 200

10/28/2012-10/30/2012

Hotel: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

EquipoVision LLC: Convention

Number of Delegates: 650

10/31/2012-11/3/2012

Hotel: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

Florida Community College Activities Association: FCSAA State Volleyball Tournament

Number of Delegates: 200

10/31/2012-11/4/2012

Hotel: Best Western Hotel JTB/Southpoint; Hampton Inn & Suites Deerwood Park; Hampton Inn & Suites-Beach Blvd.; Holiday Inn I-295 & Baymeadows; Radisson Jacksonville Butler Blvd.

VAP-61 / VAP-62 (VAPPERS): VAPPERS

Number of Delegates: 70

10/31/2012-11/4/2012

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront

Other:

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 1-15 is part of National Hispanic Heritage Month

 

For more local events and conventions schedule go to : www.visitjacksonville.com/events

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