The 42nd Annual Mandarin Art Festival is this weekend, April 3rd and 4th, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on both days.
The admission fee is only $1.00 to see over 100 locally and nationally known artists. There is also a children’s art show featuring the work of middle school students with complimentary art classes and demontrations by Young Rembrandts. There is a new T-shirt this year and the bake saled is back! Be sure to check out the Green Market located at the adjacent Billiard Park.
A raffle to benefit Billiard Park Butterfly Garden has great prizes such as a Josh Scobee autographed football provided by the Jacksonville Jaguars, a family pass for four for the St. Johns River Tour, a Fossil “Gator” watch donated by Espling Jewelers, a gift card to Anthony and Sandra Day Spa, a collection of historical books and related items from the Jacksonville Historical Society, an Arnold Palmer autographed book, and “Dine Around Mandarin” gift baskets featuring wine and gift cards to the Tree Steak House, Cafe du Marche, Outback, and Picasso’s. The raffle tickets are only $1.00 each.
On Easter Sunday at 1:30 PM, enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt at Walter Jones Historical Park for children ten and under.
The Mandarin Community Club is located at 12447 Mandarin Road, in Jacksonville, Florida. Call (904) 268-1622 for more information or visit their website at www.mandarincommunityclub.org or www.artfestival.com.