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Folk It Up! Music + Exhibition at the Jacksonville Public Library

Event Date:

May 1 @ 5:00 pm

Venue:

Jacksonville Public Library
303 North Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Organizer:

Raelyn Wiirre
904-630-1963
rwiirre@coj.net

Program Description:

Florida knows how to folk it up! In partnership with the Downtown Vision Incorporated and the Folk Music Festival, musicians from the North Florida Folk Network will perform at the Jacksonville Public Library in the Jax Makerspace Gallery and in Hemming Plaza, a city park across from the library’s main entrance. These performances are timed with an art exhibition featured in the Jax Makerspace Gallery called, “On the Fringe: Blurred Lines of Florida Folk.” The exhibition will be accompanied by a number of programs intended to promote various aspects of folk life within the local community.

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