Community News and Events

Victorian Christmas Volunteers Needed

“Yes, we know it is about 100 degrees, but we are getting in the Christmas Spirit now,” says Sandra Flowers, who’s helping organize Jacksonville’s 2016 Victorian Christmas. “I’m just like Santa and keeping a list […]

Life Comes Full Circle at the Farmers Market

A change is coming to the Jacksonville Farmer’s Market as former market founder and owner Ken Snoke retakes the reigns of the market he founded in 2010. This August, Chad & Lea Worcester, who purchased […]

Jacksonville Community Center: Help Build the Dream – by David Doi

For years, you’ve heard us talk about a Community Center for Jacksonville. You have seen the painting by Anne Brooke (above) depicting the 4th Street entrance of the new Community Center. The City […]

Jacksonville’s 2016 City-Wide Yard Sale is September 9-11

Set-Up: Thursday, September 8th, 6:00-10:00pm (No Sales Allowed)
Yard Sale Days: 7:00am-8:00pm

As the 2016 City-Wide Yard Sale weekend nears it is important to remember that this event is not sponsored by the City of Jacksonville and […]

Open House for New Jacksonville Community Center is July 27, 2016

“You Are Invited” OPEN HOUSE ~ BUILD THE DREAM July 27th, 5:00-7:00pm @ Sampson House & Cedar Garden

Bella Bucks Benefit Bridge

In early June 2016, Jacksonville Woodlands Association received a generous $1300 donation from Bella Union Restaurant. When Bella Union co-owner Christian Hamilton wrote the check, he said he was very proud to have done so! […]

Help Support the Applegater at Summer Soiree

The nonprofit Applegater newsmagazine will be holding its annual Summer Soiree fundraiser at Schmidt Family Vineyards on Saturday, June 25, from 6:00-9:00pm. The award-winning Evening Shades band will be performing.

There will be lots of great […]

The “Landon” has “Eagled”

On Saturday, May 7, Jacksonville’s Landon Moir received his Eagle Scout award at a formal ceremony held at Jacksonville Presbyterian Church. The well-attended ceremony marked the culmination of Landon’s 12 year scouting journey, a journey […]

Local Windermere Offices Launch 2016 Food Drive,

Windermere Van Vleet and Associates is getting a head start on Windermere Real Estate’s annual Community Service Day, held on June 3. They are teaming up with ACCESS Food Bank to feed Jackson County’s hungry […]

New Playground Dedication at Cantrall Buckley Park

At long last our new playground at Cantrall Buckley Park is complete! Now the largest of Jackson County’s playgrounds, it was funded entirely through the contributions of local citizens, businesses, and private foundations. Jackson County […]