Still got that Members Only jacket? You might want to dig it out of the closet for the late-‘80s fest going on at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. New Kids on the Block, Salt-n-Pepa, Naughty by Nature, Tiffany and Debbie Gibson are all set to perform. Showtime is 8 p.m. $29.95-$199.
The Amp in St. Augustine sits so close to the beach you can practically hear the waves breaking. So it’s the perfect venue for watching “Endless Summer,” the Big Kahuna of surfing films. They’re showing the 1966 classic – for free – at 8 p.m.
Are you the type who wears out the fast-forward button on your remote? Then the Short Attention Span Theatre Festival might be just the thing for you. The festival, at The 5 & Dime theater on East Adams Street in downtown Jacksonville, features one-act plays and the theater’s website promises “as many compelling stories as we can fit in one day.” It starts at 10 a.m. and wraps with a 9 p.m. production of national radio host Al Letson’s “The Centre Cannot Hold.” Tickets for each of the 10 performances are $10; all-access passes are $40. For a schedule, go to www.the5anddime.org/short-attention-span.
They’re not quite done celebrating America out at the Beaches. The Beaches Freedom Festival features food trucks, vendors, kid activities and live music from Kapowsky, Julia Gulia, Governors Club, Split Tone, the Let’s Ride Brass Band and The Band Be Easy. It runs form noon-10 p.m. at Seawalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach. Free, but $75 VIP passes are available.
Celebrate Jacksonville's baseball history when the Durkeeville and Jacksonville historical societies give a presentation on the Jacksonville Red Caps, who played in the Negro American League in 1938, '41 and '42. A multimedia presentation on the team's history will be presented at 5 p.m. at Old St. Andrews. Afterward, participants will walk next door to watch the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp take on the Mississippi Braves at the Baseball Grounds. $12 for members, $15 for non-members includes a game ticket.
JoJo Siwa is 16 years old and has written a New York Times best-seller, starred in a Nickelodeon series and attracted more than 8 million followers to her Youtube channel. She’s also managed to nearly sell out her show at The Amp in St. Augustine. Showtime is 7 p.m.
Wrestling in an amphitheater? The upstart All Elite Wrestling League (headed by Jaguars VP Tony Khan) is putting on Fight for the Fallen, a series of matches benefiting the Jacksonville Victim Assistance Advisory Council, at Daily’s Place. They’ll set up a ring in the pit area in front of the stage and fans will be seated all around, including some seats on the stage. First match is at 7:30 p.m. $39.75-$759.75.