Events in and around Arlington
Residents can look forward to music festivals such as the Jacksonville Jazz Festival, the Spring Music Fest, Planetfest and Springing the Blues Festival. Amongst the many family fun opportunities offered throughout the year, The Jacksonville Film Festival is held every May, the Freedom, Fanfare & Fireworks celebration is held for Independence Day, and the Agricultural Fair is held in November. Other cultural events include the Great Atlantic Seafood and Music Festival in March, the World of Nations Celebration in May and the International Boat Show in April. The Museum of Science, the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens and History and the Museum of Modern Art in Jacksonville offer cultural and educational benefits to area residents and visitors alike.
Originally organized as a two-year community college, Jacksonville University opened its doors in 1934. Jacksonville University is accredited to award bachelors and masters degrees, is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music and the National Association of Schools of Dance, and has a strong accredited School of Nursing program.
For sports enthusiasts, the NFLís Jacksonville Jaguars play home games just across the river from the Jacksonville University campus located in the Fort Caroline Shores and Arlington area. In addition to football, spectator sports opportunities include minor league baseball, basketball and ice hockey as well as a professional soccer franchise. The Players Championship, a premier event on the PGA tour, the Bausch and Lomb womenís Tennis Association tournament and Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) events are held locally in the neighboring Ponte Vedra Beach area. The World Golf Hall of Fame is less than a half-hour drive away.
According to Forbes.com, Jacksonville, Florida ranked in the Top Ten U.S. cities to relocate to find a job. Home to the largest deepwater port in the south, Jacksonville serves as a hub for transportation, manufacturing and distribution. Whether it's the diverse recreational opportunities, the friendly people or the beautiful weather, Arlington and the surrounding communities afford a quality of life second to none. With a combination of quiet living among the estuaries, the culture and the various exciting social events, area residents of Arlington experience the best of Floridaís First Coast.
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