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Orange Park Market Sunday Dec 04, 2022 we will be there :)

JaxWhirligigs will be at the Orange Park Farmer’s and Arts Market this Sunday, Dec 04, 2022 from 10 AM to 3 PM along with about 90 other vendors.  This is the next to last Market this year and a great time and place to look for those last minute Christmas Gifts (or something for yourself).

Whirligigs make GREAT Christmas gifts, not to mention all the other hand made items that you can find at the Orange Park Market.  Another great Christmas Gift idea will be right next to us, Solar Clay Pot Lighthouses, made by Carolyn, painted in any number of colors and themes.

The weather looks great for this Sunday, Mid 70’s and partly cloudy.  The Orange Park Market is always Free admission so why not plan on coming out this Sunday and checking out all the vendors for something special.

Selene and I hope to see you this Sunday 🙂

Selene & Bob

Diamonds in the Rust Fall Market Nov 18-19-20, 2022

Folks this weekend brings the Fall installment of Diamonds in the Rust Market at Diamond D Ranch on the Westside of Jacksonville.  JaxWhirligigs will be there, along with over 180 other vendors and some outstanding Food Vendors.

Diamonds in the Rust Markets feature vintage treasures, farmhouse finds, home décor, re-loved furniture, handcrafted items, unique relics, antiques, tasty treats, unique gifts and more.  They also have children’s activities on Saturday and Sunday.   This Market is a great place to find something special for yourself or a gift for those hard to buy for, with the diversity of vendors you are sure to find something special!

Friday Nov 18, 2022 10 AM – 4 PM
Saturday Nov 19, 2022 9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday Nov 20, 2022 10 AM – 4 PM

Diamonds in the Rust does charge an admission fee, they do provide free parking or paid VIP parking.

Also this weekend is the Orange Park Farmer’s and Arts Market at the Orange Park Town Hall Park, from 10 AM to 3 PM with over 100 vendors.  JaxWhirligigs cannot be in two places at once so we, unfortunately will not be able to participate however many friends of ours will be there and the Orange Park Market is a great place for those special or hard to find Christmas Gifts.

Selene and I hope to see you this weekend at Diamonds in the Rust Market and our friends would love to see you Sunday in OP 🙂

Bob & Selene

40th Annual Orange Park Fall Festival Oct 15 – 16, 2022

Whooo Hoooo the Annual Orange Park Fall Festival is this weekend, Saturday Oct 15, 2022 and Sunday Oct 16, 2022 10 AM to 5 PM each day.  This will be the 40th Annual Fall Festival at Orange Park and bigger and better than ever.  Over 200 Vendors with 25 Food Trucks and Snack/Treat Vendors (yummmm), and an entire Kids Zone with Bounce Houses, Bungies, Rock Wall, Painting and more. The Fall Festival is held at the Orange Park Town Hall Park at the corner of Kingsley Ave and Park Ave (US-17)

JaxWhirligigs will be there in our normal Fall Festival Booth #110 (next to the Grapefruit Tree), now where is Booth #110 you can look up our location as well as any other Vendor you are interested in on the Fall Festival App, I know now you want to know where you can get the Fall Festival App, Right?

Grandstand – Events and Guides App

Android users: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.grandstand.grandstandfairs
IPhone Users: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/grandstand-events-guides/id1196052305

When you install the app it will ask to allow location permissions and if you grant that you should see the Orange Park Fall Festival as one of the first options. If not just enter OP Fall Festival into the search to find our Festival.  You can check out all the Vendors and Food that will be there this weekend as well as the Kids events…

The Grandstand App has all the vendors listed as well as booth numbers and a Map Option to locate the vendor location, or food 😉  Also an Option to Vote for your Favorite Vendors in the following categories…  Best Food, Best Décor, Best Original Work and Best Overall.  Selene and I would certainly appreciate your Votes in the Best Original Work and Overall Categories 🙂

With over 200 Vendors there is something for everyone at the Fall Festival, heck I know folks that do almost their entire Christmas Shopping at the Festival each year. Even if you don’t see anything that strikes your fancy it makes for an enjoyable few hours on Sat or Sun (or both days)

Selene and I are looking forward to this weekend and we hope you are too!

Bob & Selene

YES! Orange Park Market October 2, 2022 10 AM – 3 PM

YES there will be a Orange Park Farmer’s and Arts Market this Sunday, Oct 02, 2022 from 10 AM to 3 PM and JaxWhirligigs will be there, in booths #17 and #18 right along Park Ave (US-17) next to the Town Hall Parking Lot.

The report is that the Park at Orange Park Town Hall is in good shape and the weather for this Sunday is perfect, highs in the mid 80’s, sunny and NO rain 😉

Selene and I are looking forward to the Market and we hope to see YOU this Sunday 😉

Bob & Selene

Orange Park Market Sunday Sep 18, 2022

JaxWhirligigs will be participating in this Sunday’s Orange Park Farmer’s and Arts Market, Sunday Sep 18, 2022 from 10 AM to 3 PM.

The weather forecast is a little iffy but it was for the last Market and we never had a drop of rain so we are hoping 😉

In addition to JaxWhirligigs there will be about 80 other Craft Vendors as well as Food Trucks.  The Market is still one of your best options to find something different for you or as a gift and it is never too early to plan for Christmas 🙂

The Orange Park Market is located at the corner of US17 (Park Ave) and Kingsley Ave. in Orange Park Florida.

Selene and I hope to see you this Sunday,
Bob & Selene

So it begins again :) 2022-2023 Craft Season

Hello Everyone, the 2022 – 2023 Craft Season for JaxWhirligigs officially begins this Sunday, Sep 04, 2022 at the Orange Park Farmer’s and Arts Market. For those of you new to JaxWhirligigs.com the Orange Park Market is held the 1st and 3rd Sunday’s of each Month Sep thru June (10 AM to 3 PM).  It is located at the park adjacent to the Orange Park Town Hall at the intersection of US 17 (Park Ave) and Kingsley Ave in Orange Park Florida.

JaxWhirligigs will be in Booths #17 and #18 on the Sunday’s we participate, starting this Sunday Sep 4, 2022, dates are listed on our Home Page and Calendar. We also participate in a few other events during the Season, Orange Park Fall Festival, Diamonds in the Rust and Bostwick’s Blueberry Festival.

For the upcoming season we have not had to raise prices in a wholesale manner however there have been a few price changes, all of which are already reflected on our web site.  This summer has been challenging as prices have continued to rise (don’t ask me about PVC pipe) but we were able to mostly hold our prices, but that has not allowed me to build as many Whirligigs as I would have liked to which means there will be times when some Whirligigs will be out of stock and as I always have said if there is a specific Whirligig you are looking for please contact me directly, I am easy to get hold of, Text me or Call me, 904-302-1791, email me, WhirligigGuy@JaxWhirligigs.com or use our contact page.

Now for the GOOD STUFF, New Whirligigs!  We have 4 New Whirligigs (so far) this Season.  First is a smaller version of an existing Whirligig, our School Bus.  The Large School Bus is $50 and the New Smaller version is $30.00 (Selene has been asked many times for a smaller version). Second we have a Whirligig I have wanted to make for some time, a SeaGull (Laughing SeaGull to be exact) which is $40.00.  Next for our Third New Whirligig is a Conure Whirligig (loosely based on a Sun Conure) which is $40.00 and finally our Fourth New Whirligig is a Scarlet Ibis which is a $50.00 Whirligig (it’s a big bird lol).  I will be posting pictures of the New Whirligigs this coming week.

This may not be the end of New Whirligigs this season (I had a dream about another new Whirligig just last night) so all we can do is wait and see how things go 😉

So folks as the title states, It Begjns Again and Selene and I are looking forward to seeing all of you Whirligig Lovers at Various Markets and events this season as well as meeting potential new Whirligig Lovers.  If you have a spare hour or so this Sunday please come and see us and the many, many other Vendors at the 1st Orange Park Farmer’s and Arts Market of 2022 – 2023, this Sunday, Sep 04, 2022 from 10 AM to 3 PM.

See you soon 🙂
Bob & Selene

2021 – 2022 Season is a Wrap!

The 2021 – 2022 Craft Season is a Wrap and I am working on building Whirligigs for the upcoming 2022 – 2023 Craft Season, and boy do I have my work cut out for me.  We had an extremely wonderful season and Selene and I want to thank everyone that saw us at any of the events we participated in this past season.

I have already posted our event schedule for the 2022 half of the schedule on our Calendar and you will note all events are in the Jacksonville area. At this time the only event we foresee outside of the immediate Jacksonville area will be in April in Bostwick Fl.  This is no way reflects on the other events we have participated in over the past years, many of which are FANTASTIC events, however we found that we were unable to keep up with demand for our Whirligigs and we have elected to stay local this year to be able to offer a wider assortment of our Whirligigs at the shows we do.

If you don’t live close to the Jacksonville area we do ship Whirligigs.  We also welcome anyone that wants to order a Whirligig to arrange to come to our house on the westside of Jacksonville and pick them up.  Just contact us by Phone 904-302-1791, Text 904-302-1791, Email WhirligigGuy@JaxWhirligigs.com or use our Contact Form and let us know what you are interested in.

Once again Selene and I want to thank everyone for such a successful year.

See you in September,

Last Craft Show of Season Orange Park Market Sun Jun 5, 2022

Well folks this is it, the Last Craft Show of the 2021-2022 Season.  Sunday Jun 5, 2022 from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Orange Park Farmer’s and Arts Market.  This will be your last chance, until September, to see all of our Whirligigs on display as well as all the other Vendors that will be at Orange Park this Sunday.

Now is the time to add a Whirligig to your Yard or Garden for the Summer and July 4th is just around the corner and we will be bringing plenty of our Patriotic Whirligigs, including Uncle Sam’s, Patriotic USA’s and all 4 sizes of our  Patriotic Eagles, as well as plenty of our other Whirligigs.

Selene and I hope you will take a few minutes of your time this Sunday and stop by to say hello 🙂

Till then,
Bob & Selene