St. Johns Riverkeeper is proud to be a partner of the Tiny Dock Concert Series! In a fun and safe way, we’re able to bring our River community together to foster awareness and appreciation for the health of the St. Johns, increase utilization of our Riverfront, and engage with River users. What could be better than a beautiful evening on your boat listening to a big brass band? All while supporting local businesses and musicians and your St. Johns River.
The idea for the Series all started with a Tiny Dock and two people who wanted to support local musicians by sharing their special River haven during hard times with others. We’re grateful to have Brian and Amber Osborne as Riverkeeper members for our River and our community. Here’s their story:
“We were both home for eight weeks without work, and they are honestly days I will forever treasure. Days full of laughs, projects, gardening, archery, and just good old quality time.One night sitting on our dock my husband I were discussing how blessed we felt to have this space to explore and play during these times, and we wondered out loud how we could share it.
As a professional trumpeter with the JSO my husband was connected with so many musicians eager to work and play for an audience. Music is good for the soul as a musician and a patron. He thought utilizing our dock as a stage would allow them to play and patrons to safely come in the comfort of their own boat. He understood what it would take, and knew we could pull it off, so he reached out to some friends to see if they were interested in our “out of the box” idea.
It was through this desire, connections, and perseverance and your love and support that Tiny Dock came to fruition. So congrats Jax! We created something beautiful during these not so beautiful times!” – Amber Osborne
Save the Date for our Great Music Lineup!
December 6 – Holiday sing along
February 20 – Ample Angst
March 20 – Dave Eggar and Band
All proceeds after expenses will benefit St. Johns Riverkeeper. Free event, but donations are welcome!
GIVE TO THE RIVER
No boat? No problem!
– You don’t have to have a motorized boat to join us. The “Tiny Dock” is down the river from the Seminole Canoe and Kayak Club where we have set up a safe zone just for our friends coming by personal watercraft.
– We are also a mere 1/2 mile from Wayne B Stevens and Curtis Lee Johnson boat ramps making it easy to drop in before and after.
No boat handy? No problem!
– St. Johns River Taxi has you covered! Head to their website to book a seat on one of their (socially distanced) ferries.