• Woodland Acres Boys & Girls Club (map)
  • 191 Pecan Street
  • Jacksonville, FL, 32211
  • United States

FAMILY FUN FOR EVERYONE!

 
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Visit our 3rd Annual Collard Green Festival and bring the whole family for only $5 at the door! Walk through our Ready 4 Veggies bus, packed with fresh fruits and vegetables that will keep you and your family healthy and happy.

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Pick your favorite collard greens from our farm and make memories that last! Cheer for your favorite celebrity chef, as they cook up their best dishes using collard greens from our field and compete for the grand prize and bragging rights.

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Let your kids explore our family fun zone! A place where kids can jump around in our bounce house, have their faces painted, play games with other kids and meet some heroic mascots.


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Celebrity Chef Cook-Off!

Cheer on your favorite chef as they compete using their best recipes and fresh collard greens from our farm to be First Coast’s American Culinary Federation’s top Chef!

Meet Camson Alevy! One of our 2018 Collard Green Festival’s celebrity chefs. This high school freshman competed in MasterChef Junior, season 6 and made it into the final 16!

Amateur Cooking Contest Form

Meet Chef John Cartel! You might have seen his food truck across town serving his signature seafood dishes! A Jacksonville native, John enjoys the recognition a diverse clientele!

Meet Chef Amadeus, host of American Culinary Federation First Coast, Celebrity Chef Cook-Off at our 3rd Annual Collard Green Festival! You won’t want to miss this event!

 

Fun Zone For Kids!

Live with an animal lover? Don’t forget to stop by our petting zoo and make your special loved one’s day! If all that standing has you looking for a seat, enjoy a pony ride in the cool shade near our collard green field. Snap a picture with your entire family at our photo booth and take a selfie while you’re at it!

Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida’s 3rd Annual Collard Green Festival will also include a photo booth, live DJ, dance and step performances from our Susie Tolbert, Northshore, Rutledge Pearson and St. Claire Evans Boys & Girls Clubs and a special announcement and unveiling at 2:15 p.m. that you won’t want to miss!

 Visitors will also be able to walk through our Ready 4 Veggies bus, packed with fresh fruits and vegetables that will keep you and your family healthy and happy.

Visitors will also be able to walk through our Ready 4 Veggies bus, packed with fresh fruits and vegetables that will keep you and your family healthy and happy.

 

So Much More

Hungry? You have several options to choose from! Head over to our food truck section, where you’re bound to find the flavors that will hit the spot!

Make sure you include some veggies! Remember to stop by our community zone where you can receive free health screenings from trained medical staff!

Speaking of heroes, visit Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department’s Safe House and see what real heroes do daily! Maybe you just want to dance! Enjoy dance and step performances from Boys & Girls Club members, DJ music and plenty of room to groove.

We hope to see you November 17th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at our Woodland Acres Boys & Girls Club, 191 Pecan St., for our 3rd Annual Collard Green Festival!

Free parking located at Regency Cap and Gown’s parking lot, at the corner of Atlantic Blvd. and Arlington Road North. Shuttles will run every 10 minutes to the event entrance.

 

Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship Form

Sponsorship Information

2018 Festival Sponsors

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SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2018

Please contact Jami Houston 904-396-4435 ext 107, jamih@bgcnf.org for more information.