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rsvped for Historic Springfield Tour of Homes 2018 on Facebook 2018-04-02 01:03:30 -0400

Historic Springfield Tour of Homes - May 19 & 20

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Buy your Early Bird tickets at a discount online now!

The Historic Springfield Tour of Homes is a two-day event, on both May 19 & 20, from 12 noon to 5pm. In the 40th year of the event, you’ll find EIGHT homes on the Tour open to the public, including five beautifully renovated century-old residences styled with a mix of vintage and modern decor, two innovative new construction homes built to reflect historic architecture, and one gorgeous commercial-to-residential loft renovation. Join the Facebook Event Page to keep up with updates!

TOUR HOURS:
Saturday, May 19 from 12 noon to 5pm
Sunday, May 20 from 12 noon to 5pm

TICKET INFO:
Tickets are valid both days of the Tour. Children 12 & under are free. T
ickets purchased online during the Early Bird period will be redeemed at Will Call at the event starting location (1501 N. Main Street). SPAR members can receive a discount when purchasing tickets online - contact us for the discount code! Become a SPAR member here.

Buy your Early Bird tickets at a discount online now!

Or, buy your Early Bird tickets in-person starting in April at one of these local businesses around Jacksonville.

Springfield:
Uptown Kitchen & Bar
1303 N. Main Street
Crispy's Springfield Gallery
1735 N. Main Street
Social Grounds Coffee
1712 N. Main Street

Downtown:
Sweet Pete's Candy
400 N. Hogan Street
Chamblin's Uptown
215 N. Laura Street

Riverside:
5 Points Vintage
1046 Park Street
Southern Crossing Antique Mall
2718 Park Street
BREW Five Points
1024 Park Street

San Marco:
San Marco Bookstore
1971 San Marco Blvd

Southside:
Avonlea Antique Mall
8101 Phillips Highway
Keller Williams Realty
8702 Perimeter Park Blvd

Beaches:
Keller Williams Realty
4116 3rd Street South
Jacksonville Beach

Or, buy tickets the days of the event at the starting location Southern Moss Realty Company at 1501 N. Main Street . Tickets will be $20 at the door.

Buy your Early Bird tickets at a discount online now!

BICYCLE TOUR:
A guided bicycle tour edition is also available for guests, FREE with purchase of a regular Tour of Homes ticket and your own bicycle. In this extended version, Leigh Burdett of e2ride bike tours will guide guests throughout the neighborhood, including homes on the Tour, highlighting the historical locations, people and architecture along the way.

The bicycle tour is on May 19 at 1pm and lasts about 3 hours. Contact Leigh at E2ride Bike Tours for more information about the Bike Tour edition, or if you'd like to rent a bicycle and equipment: www.e2ride.com or (904) 945-1571.

NAVIGATING THE TOUR:
A Tour map and guide will be provided to all guests at the starting location: Southern Moss Realty Company at 1501 N. Main Street. Many walk or bicycle the Tour route, but some may wish to drive. The entire Tour route is about 1.5 miles.

PARKING:
Parking can be found on the curb near the starting location or other public lots near by.

RAFFLE:
Each guest has a chance to win gift baskets full of goods from local businesses such as Sweet Pete's Candy, local craft breweries and artisans. Always popular at the Tour, just submit your name and contact information at the Tour starting point to enter the raffle. Winners are notified within 48 hours and the baskets are delivered within 14 days.

EATING AT THE TOUR:
If you work up an appetite while enjoying the Tour, Uptown Kitchen & Bar (1303 N. Main Street) and Crispy's Springfield Gallery (1735 N. Main Street) are both conveniently located, featuring popular menus and full bars. GuanaBana Ice Pops will be stationed at the Tour start as well, serving handcrafted popsicles made with all-natural ingredients.

AFTER THE TOUR:
Check out two of Jacksonville's newest breweries, Hyperion Brewing Company (1740 N. Main Street) and Main & Six Brewing Company (1636 N. Main Street) to savor a variety of unique local beers brewed fresh. Hyperion will be crafting a unique new brew just for the Tour!

Buy your Early Bird tickets for just $15 now online!

ABOUT THE EVENT:
The Tour of Homes benefits Springfield Preservation & Revitalization (SPAR), the 501c3 grassroots organization dedicated to preserving the historic character, facilitating investment, and building community in the Springfield Historic District. The Tour of Homes has showcased the unique character of the community for 39 years, and is a major fundraiser for programming and services provided by SPAR Council.

QUESTIONS?
Email us for the fastest response or call 904.353.7727.

THANK YOU to our generous sponsors!

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WHEN
May 19, 2018 at 12pm - May 20, 2018 at 5pm
WHERE
Springfield Historic District
1501 N Main St
Jacksonville, FL 32206
United States
Google map and directions
$15.00 USD · 139 rsvps

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I’ve been sending a reoccurring donation of $75 every month. I would like to turn this off please.

Contact Us

Have a question? Need help? Got an idea to make Springfield even better? We'd love to hear from you. Please send us an email for a quick response: sparoffice@sparcouncil.org.

Or you can contact the SPAR office at 904.353.7727.
Our office hours are:

Monday 9am - 2pm

Tuesday 9am - 2pm

Wednesday 2pm - 6pm

Thursday 9am - 2pm

TEMPORARY OFFICE LOCATION DUE TO HURRICANE DAMAGE:

1334 Walnut Street, Unit #1
Jacksonville, Florida 32206

The office will be CLOSED for the holidays on the following days:

Monday, December 25th and Tuesday, December 26th

Monday, January 1st and Tuesday, January 2nd.

But, you will still be able to contact us via email at sparoffice@sparcouncil.org for a timely response!


rsvped for Jacksonville PorchFest 2018 on Facebook 2018-01-17 00:39:52 -0500

Jacksonville PorchFest 2018

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Jacksonville PorchFest returns to the porches & parks of the Springfield Historic District on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018! Enjoy dozens of musicians, vendors, food trucks, arts and architecture at North Florida's best community music festival. Free admission, and family-friendly.

RSVP now to stay updated. More information to be announced!

Special thanks to the City of Jacksonville and Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville for their support.

WHEN
November 03, 2018 at 12pm
WHERE
Henry J Klutho Park
220 W 3rd St
Jacksonville, FL 32206
United States
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· 590 rsvps

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Make a Donation

Donations to SPAR Council are 100% tax deductible and go towards the programs, activities and efforts that preserve and build community in the Springfield Historic District community.

The form on this page is for general donations to SPAR, and will be allocated to the most pressing need.

To donate to the Off-Duty Officer Fund specifically, choose either a one-time donation or a reoccuring donation.


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Off-Duty Officer Fund - Monthly Donation

The Off-Duty Officer Fund pays for additional police patrol coverage in our neighborhood during certain times of year when criminal activity in Jacksonville usually trends upward, such as summers and holidays. We also have the ability to direct our off-duty officers to target specific concerns or locations reported by residents, if needed. This service is in addition to the regular police patrol coverage in our area. The Off-Duty Officer Fund is 100% funded by neighbors and community partners. Questions? Let us know. Thank you for donating below!

Residents may also wish to attend monthly Sheriffs Watch meetings, where they meet with local law enforcement to discuss any concerns, ask questions and share information.  Our area's Sheriff Watch meetings are the third Tuesday of the each month, 6pm, on the second floor of the Robert F Kennedy Community Center (1133 Ionia Street).


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Off-Duty Officer Fund - Single Donation

The Off-Duty Officer Fund pays for additional police patrol coverage in our neighborhood during certain times of year when criminal activity in Jacksonville usually trends upward, such as summers and holidays. We also have the ability to direct our off-duty officers to target specific concerns or locations reported by residents, if needed. This service is in addition to the regular police patrol coverage in our area. The Off-Duty Officer Fund is 100% funded by neighbors and community partners. Questions? Let us know. Thank you for donating below!

Residents may also wish to attend monthly Sheriffs Watch meetings, where they meet with local law enforcement to discuss any concerns, ask questions and share information.  Our area's Sheriff Watch meetings are the third Tuesday of the each month, 6pm, on the second floor of the Robert F Kennedy Community Center (1133 Ionia Street).


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