Start your weekend at one of Downtown Jacksonville’s dining establishments. August is the perfect month to discover the diversity of restaurants in Downtown Jacksonville. The Eat Up Downtown event began on August 13th and ends on August 26th so now is the best time to explore Jacksonville’s many and diverse restaurants that range from hip cafes to casual to the elegant. No matter where you choose to eat, during the event, a 3 course dinner will only cost from $15 to $25 to $35 per person. Visit their website for participating restaurants and menus. After all of that dining, you’ll need to work off some of those calories. What better way than dancing? Saturday the 18th is the “End of Summer Bash” event at the Jacksonville Landing. This will event features approximately 75 performers from all over the nation. Enjoy live musical performances and entertainment on the riverfront stage all day at one of the most beautiful spots in downtown Jacksonville. Another wonderful opportunity to exercise is at the Fight for Air Run/Walk to be held on Saturday, August 18th at Metropolitan Park. This event is being held in order to support the fight against lung disease. These are just a few of the events and happenings taking place this weekend in beautiful Downtown Jacksonville.