Local Social | Jupiter Florida August 2018 Events

Welcome to the Local Social | Jupiter Florida August 2018 Events

Local Social August 2018

Oh my goodness, you guys!! It’s August 1st! How can that be? Didn’t the kids just get out of school?! The school year is almost upon us. Don’t fret though, there is still a lot of Summer Fun to be had here in Northern Palm Beach County.

Don’t miss anything on the Jupiter Florida August 2018 Events list!

Tax Free Weekend | Florida’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday, which kicks off Aug. 3rd through Aug. 5th. | Stock up on everything your students need for the school year. See whats included here.

Loggerhead Triathlon | Saturday, August 4th | The Jupiter Medical Center Loggerhead Triathlon is one of the longest enduring triathlons in the state of Florida, dating back to 1985 | All race info here.

Trashy Tu-Tu Mangrove Cleanup | Tuesday, August 7th, 4:00PM – 6:00PM | Join the party and UN-trash the mangroves. All levels of paddleboarders welcome. $20 donation to Chasin A Dream Foundation will include a tutu, a drink ticket and raffle ticket. More info here.

National Night Out Jupiter | Join the Jupiter Police Department for this annual, nationwide event at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. | Tuesday, August 7th | 5:30PM – 9:30PM | Admission is FREE. The Jupiter Police Foundation will be accepting donations.

Food Truck Invasion Abacoa | Friday, August 10th | 5:30PM-10:00PM | Downtown Abacoa | Click here for more details.

State Championship Parade  | Jupiter High School‘s first ever State Championship Parade. Sunday, August 12th | 10:00AM – 12:00PM | Toney Penna Drive | Come out and congratulate the student athletes, their coaches and their supportive families.

Back To School | August 13th 2018 | For all Palm Beach County Students | The Jupiter Local wishes them all a wonderful, fun filled year!

Crossing For A Cure 2018 Film Premier | Get your tickets here for this awesome event | Thursday, August 16th | 6:30PM-9:30PM | Crossing For A Cure 2018 short film documentary titled “Epic Love”.

Marinelife Day 2018 | The Loggerhead Marinelife Center and The Gardens Mall team up for this 6th annual event | A Free, interactive exhibit featuring art, shopping & turtles. | Saturday, August 18th |  11:00AM-4:00PM | More details here.

Plastic Free Living Workshop | Sunday, August 19th from 2:00PM-5:00PM at Green Tara Yoga | FREE, Plastic Pollution Workshop for all Jupiter Residents. More details here.

Thanks for reading the blog, friends. I hope it helps you get out and all the Jupiter Florida April Events! ❤ Nicole

Do you have local news or a local event you would like the Jupiter Local to share? Visit our submit page for more details.

Are you thinking of buying, or selling a home in the Northern Palm Beach County area? I want to be your Jupiter Local Realtor!

 

 

 

Local Social | Jupiter Florida April Events

Welcome to the Local Social | Jupiter Florida April Events

Join me in supporting our local business community and enjoy all the amazing Jupiter Florida April Events! There is so much to do this month!

Food Trucks

Tequesta Food Truck Pow Wow | April 6 | 5:00-9:00PM | Constitution Park

Abacoa Food Truck Invasion | April 13 | 5:30-10:00PM | Downtown Abacoa

Farmer’s Markets

Jupiter Farmer’s Market | Every Sunday | 9:00AM-1:00PM | Military Trail and Indiantown Road at El Sol

The Gardens Green Market | Every Sunday | 8:00AM-1:00PM | 10500 N. Military Trail at the Palm Beach Gardens Municipal Complex

Treat Yo Self

Supernatural Self-Care Workshop | Thursday, April 5 | 5:00-7:00PM | Hosted by Anna Bordner | Event will be held at Alexandra Gioia’s shop in Tequesta | More info here.

Local Tunes

2018 Grouper Fest | Friday, April 6 | 3:00-11:00PM | Square Grouper Jupiter Inlet | Rock & Reggae Music, All Day Long | No Cover | Must be 21+ | More details here.

Help Other Locals

3rd Annual Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser | Saturday, April 7 | 6:00-10:00PM | At Civil Society Brewing Co. | There will be raffles, a silent auction, and the VDub Photo Hub. More details here.

Take The Scenic Route

Public Kayak Tour to Fullerton Island and Sawfish Bay Park | Friday, April 13 | 1:00-3:00PM | Hosted by The River Center | All equipment is provided | Registration is required | Register here.

Be Good To The Environment

Great American Cleanup | Saturday, April 14 | 8:30-11AM | Help to remove garbage and debris along the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. | More details here.

Coastal Fest | Coastal Themed Event | Saturday, April 28 | 12:00-5:00PM | Plaza Down Under on the Riverwalk | Hosted by The Town Of Jupiter | More event details here.

Get The Kiddos Outside

Scavenger Hunt | Saturday, April 14 | 10:00AM-4:00PM | Busch Wildlife Sanctuary | There is no admission fee for this self-guided fun but please, make a donation | More details here.

Introductory Archery | Introductory Archery | Saturday, April 21, 2018 | 9:30-11:30 | Riverbend Park | Advance registration is required. Call park office to register 561-741-1359.

A Little Further South

Brew At The Zoo 2018 | Saturday, April 7 | 5:30-9:00PM | Drink Local Beer, Save Wildlife | Advanced Tickets Required | Get Your Ticket here.

Grandview Public Market | A Culinary Marketplace Located In The Warehouse District, West Palm Beach | 7:00AM-10:00PM, 7 Days | Visit their events page here. Read my latest blog post about my personal Grandview Public experience here.

IleenGirl Boutique | Established Jupiter Business Owner Ashley Raicovich has expanded her business. Visit her new, 2nd location at 310 S. Dixie Hwy #306 West Palm Beach, FL 33401 | Sign Up For The Mini Makeover Event with Christian Dior from Saks Palm Beach Worth Ave on April 20th from 5:00PM-7:00PM.

Thanks for reading the blog, friends. I hope it helps you get out and all the Jupiter Florida April Events! ❤ Nicole

Do you have local news or a local event you would like the Jupiter Local to share? Visit our submit page for more details.

Are you thinking of buying, or selling a home in the Northern Palm Beach County area? I want to be your Jupiter Local Realtor!

 

Local Social | Jupiter Florida February Events

Welcome to the Local Social | Jupiter Florida February Events

Jupiter Florida February Events

Join me in supporting our local business community and enjoy all the amazing Jupiter Florida February Events! There is so much going on around town, try not to miss any of it.

Celebrate Jupiter

Jupiter Jubilee | Saturday, February 3, 2018 | Each year, the Jubilee highlights Jupiter’s unique character, history, community and natural treasures. More info here.

Get Your Zen On

Twilight Yoga at The Light | February 5, 2018 | 6:00-7:00PM | Take a yoga class under our beautiful Jupiter Lighthouse | Offered by donation. More information here.

Learn To Paddleboard

3rd Annual Palm Beach Paddlefest | February 10, 2018 | Harbourside Place | This is a free, family-friendly event that features a variety of exhibitors, paddleboard races, free water-based demonstrations, live music and more! More info here.

Feelin’ Artsy

ArtiGras 2018 | February 17, 18 & 19th | Downtown Abacoa | Featuring over 300 national and local fine artists | Buy Tickets here.

The Joe Show | February 22nd 6PM-8PM | This will be a celebration of the late local artist, Joe LaPierre’s, artwork and music. A portion of the sales proceeds will go to Quantum House of West Palm Beach. There will be live music, drinks, and bites served. More info here. ICYMI: Joe’s daughter Sarah LaPierre was one of our featured artists on the blog.

Walk, Run, Be Green

The Riverbend Park 5K Green Run/Walk | Saturday, February 24, 2018 |  The 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) course at Riverbend Park in Jupiter. Register here.

For The Kiddos

SeaFest For Kids | Saturday, February 24, 2018 | Sea-inspired education & adventures for kids to celebrate Jupiter’s coastal heritage and history.  | Free for kids, adults get your tickets here.

Hobe Sound | Jupiter’s Neighbor

17th Annual Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts | February 3rd & 4th | 10AM – 5PM | Hobe Sound will transform four blocks of A1A/Dixie Highway into an art gallery for two whole days. | More info click here.

A Little Further South

Manatee Lagoon’s ManateeFest 2018 | February 3rd & 4th | 10AM-3PM | Celebrate and learn all about manatees at one of my favorite places. This is a free event, learn more here.

17th annual Strawberry Festival | Saturday, February 10, 2018 | As a special treat during the month of love, the West Palm Beach GreenMarket Strawberry Festival promises a sweet surprise for lovers of the heart-shaped, in-season berry. | More info here.

Do you have local news or a local event you would like the Jupiter Local to share? Visit our submit page for more details.

As always, thanks for reading the blog, friends! I hope it helps you enjoy as many Jupiter Florida February Events as possible. ❤️ Nicole

Are you thinking of buying, selling or moving in the Northern Palm Beach County area? Just let me know, I want to be your Jupiter Local Realtor!

 

Local Social | Jupiter Florida November Events

Welcome to the Local Social | November

Local Social November

Join me in supporting our local business community and enjoy all the amazing Jupiter Florida November Events!

Jupiter Florida November Events

 

Pioneer Family Farmstead Day | Saturday, November 4, 2017 | Visit Riverbend Park in Jupiter Florida and experience old time Florida, circa late 1800’s through the early 1900’s. Families can see how the pioneers lived and how technology changed their lives. This is a free event. Get more details here.

Awesome Jupiter Locals

Save Your Pumpkins! Open farm at the Jupiter Creamery! November 5, 2017 | Feed the cows and pigs your Halloween pumpkins. Swing by all day with any hay or pumpkins to pet the cows and hand feed. Click here for details.

Another one of my fave Jupiter Locals is celebrating her 2nd Anniversary this month! Join the ILEENgirl Boutique, Friday, November 10th from 5PM – 9PM. She will have special discounts, raffles, complementary champagne and more! Get all the details here.

Volunteer Your Time

Volunteer your time to the Big Heart Brigade. From November 11th – November 23rd this group, and a ton of amazing volunteers, organize and give meals to 45,000 people who possibly would not have a meal on Thanksgiving. They work out of Palm Beach Gardens First Station 63 on Northlake Blvd. Click here to sign up and volunteer.

Enjoy the 7th annual Tequesta Chili Cook-Off and Beer Tasting Fundraiser Saturday, November 11th from 2PM – 6PM at Paradise Park in Tequesta. Tickets are on sale at www.tequestachilicookoff.com or at Tequesta Brewing Company. Come support our veterans! Strictly 21 years of age and over.

Celebrate Local Beginnings

A national company, that got it’s start locally, is celebrating their 10 year anniversary! Congratulations to Woof Gang Bakery! To commemorate the company’s 10th anniversary and start in Palm Beach Gardens, the original two Woof Gang Bakery stores will each be hosting celebration events on Saturday, November 11th, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Franchise owners of the Donald Ross Road store, Petizou and Bill Bouchard, and franchise owner of the store on PGA Blvd., Lisa Aho, will welcome customers and their four-legged friends with giveaways and refreshments. Both stores will have rescue groups present with adoptable rescues looking for their furever homes.

Brews & Foods

Congratulations to Jupiter Locals Civil Society Brewing on their 2nd Anniversary in Jupiter Florida! Celebrate with them at their anniversary block party on Saturday, November 18th from 12PM – 5PM. Get your tickets and find out more about this event here.

Head out to the third annual craft beer and music festival to educate and raise awareness for local ocean and environment conservation at the Carlin Park Seabreeze Amphitheater in Jupiter, Fl. Saturday, November 18th from 1PM – 9PM. This is a 21 years and older event. Get your tickets here. Brought to you by BandSandBrews.

The Downtown Abacoa Block Party is Saturday, November 25th from 1PM-6PM. Shop the boutiques and tents with local crafts, kids games and activities, cornhole tournament, DJ Jack from 97.9 and Santa Claus! More details here.

Small Business Saturday is November 25th. It’s the perfect day to support our local businesses by only shopping local. #ShopSmall #ShopLocal

The Surfing Dogs Are Back

Finally! The Hang 20 Dog Surfing event had to be rescheduled due to all the hurricanes we had around here. Head out to the 3rd Annual Hang 20 Surf Dog Classic on Sunday, November 26th. See the timeline of events and plan your day here.

Schedule Your Holiday Photos

Don’t forget to schedule holiday photos with the Jupiter Local’s favorite photographer. Kalia Lily Photography is taking Holiday Photo session appointments now!

Do you have local news or a local event you would like the Jupiter Local to share? Visit our submit page for more details.

As always, thanks for reading the blog, friends! I hope it helps you enjoy as many Jupiter Florida November Events as possible. ❤️ Nicole

Are you thinking of buying, selling or moving in the Northern Palm Beach County area? Just let me know, I want to be your Jupiter Local Realtor!

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Jupiter Creamery

The Jupiter Creamery is a family run dairy farm in Jupiter Farms, Florida.

First of all, who can resist the face of an adorable dairy cow? Not me! Secondly, this hard working family makes it easy for the public to get milk, locally. Read the blog to learn more about their awesome adventure and make sure to save the date for one of their Cow Washes!

Jupiter Creamery Cows

Tell us a little about yourself.

My name is Suzie, I live in Jupiter Farms with my everlastingly patient and supportive husband, Rodney. We have two children, a brutally honest four year old girl and a naked outdoor enthusiast two year old son. I grew up in Pennsylvania. My Grandfather John Bartram was a long time family Orchard grower. But due to a heart attack and having five daughters and no sons the family farm had to be sold to developers, and was just a suburb when I grew up. My husband and I moved from Australia, where he grew up, to Jupiter farms in 2003. But we did not start farming until 2008.

Jupiter Creamery Logo

When and why did you start the Jupiter Creamery?

We started first with chickens, ducks and turkeys, moved up to pigs and then beef cows. It was not until I was pregnant with our daughter did I think about how much milk we drink. I knew I was going to need a milk cow or two! So I asked a farmer friend of mine on how to get a quality animal. Good advice was to buy an older cow and she will teach me how to milk. True to form, my old gal cow did break me in as easily as she could. At first I was overwhelmed but every day it got easier. But what do you do with four gallons a milk a day? So that led to again leaning on my friend to tell me how to legally sell raw milk in Florida and how to join organizations like the Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund. So shortly after Jupiter Creamery was formed.

For those unfamiliar with the RAW lifestyle, what are the benefits of raw milk?

Legally hard to answer this one because under Florida law raw milk is not for human consumption. Most of my research was with the Weston A. Price Foundation and the Campaign for Real Milk.

Jupiter Creamery Family Photo

Who makes up the Jupiter Creamery crew?

Right now I milk three cows every morning. The calves get the rest of the milk, straight from their mothers during the day. I have a few friends that have helped so we can go on holiday every once and a while. And of course my friends that took over milking while I gave birth to our son are amazing and I can not thank them enough!

What do you find most challenging about running your own business?

I never approached Jupiter Creamery as a for profit business, its definitely an avocation. Right now I use the sales from milk to pay for the supplemental feed of our animals and maintenance of our fences and irrigation. Having a grass fed dairy I am also focusing on improving our pasture, and also maximizing productivity utilizing intensive rotational grazing. We do not use any chemical fertilizers or herbicides on any of our pasture.

What is the most rewarding thing about running your company?

Right now the most rewarding part of having cows is to watch my children interact with them, feeding a calf a bottle or getting a rough cow tongue “kiss” after a brush or a hand feed.

What do you do on your days off?

Days off are spent at the beach or playing soccer. Hanging out with friends and their kids.

How do you juggle work & family?

I could not do what I am doing without the support of my husband. He makes breakfast and entertains kids while I milk, he maintains all the equipment and is always there to help. When I need to change or improve pastures or milking procedures.

Jupiter Creamery Cow

Where can we find The Jupiter Creamery online?

I have a Facebook page Jupiter Creamery. I try to put photos and what milk products I have available on the Facebook page. Also upcoming events to wash or feed the cows. Save The Date | November 5th | Pumpkin Feeding: Open Farm! Come and feed the cows and pigs your Halloween pumpkins. Swing by all day with any hay or pumpkins to pet and hand feed the cows.

Thank you for sharing your story and your images, Suzie!

As always, thanks for reading the blog, friends!

Please Keep Me In Mind

If you or someone you know is thinking of buying or selling a home in the Northern Palm Beach County area, contact me. I want to be your Jupiter Local Realtor and help you have an enjoyable real estate experience! ❤️ Nicole


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