Friday, Dec. 16
•Holiday Movie in the Park: DeBary Parks and Recreation will show “Polar Express” at 7 p.m. at Gateway Park, 860 US 17/92. All moviegoers will receive a free hot cocoa and small popcorn while supplies last. Bring chairs and blankets to enjoy the show.
•Jazz at the Babe James Center (Christmas Special): James Hall (vibraphone and piano) is joined by Charlie Silva (bass) and Greg Parnell (drums) for this free live jazz concert from 6:30-8 p.m. at 201 N. Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.
•Daytona Beach Flea and Farmer’s Market: During Christmas week, Dec. 16-24, Santa Claus will be available for free photo ops. Dates and times are at daytonafleamarket.com. Garage Sale Weekend will be Saturday, Dec. 17, and Sunday, Dec. 18. The market is open daily from 9 a,m. to 5 p.m. at 1425 Tomoka Farms Road, Daytona Beach.
•Walk Through Christmas: DeLand Parks & Recreation Department will host this event at 5 p.m. at Earl Brown Park, 751 S. Alabama Ave. There will be local artists and festive crafts, seasonal gifts and food, live music and Santa. For more information, call (386) 626-7315.
•Drive Through Bethlehem: Load up the car and come experience the sights and sounds of the village of Bethlehem in a unique way from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 15 to 18, at 3140 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Shores.
Witness the nativity where Jesus was born. See the animals in the manger scene. Visit the baker in the marketplace for a sweet treat. This event is free.
•Riverfront Esplanade: A December to Remember is underway with a holiday bazaar and Santa Sightings along Beach Street in Daytona Beach. The open air holiday market is from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec.16, 17 and 23. Santa Claus and holiday photos on the hill are near the Ranger Station from 6-9 p.m. Dec. 16 and 23.
The Howliday Pet Parade will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21. Entry fee is $10 per dog. Jonathan Butler’s O Holy Night Christmas performance featuring Grace Kelly will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17. Tickets are $8 plus service free. For tickets visit floridasmoothjazz.com.
Hot cocoa and concessions while will be available with the screening of “Elf” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20. Miracle on 34th Street, the inaugural performance of Beach Street Repertory Theatre will be performed select days Dec. 9-30. Tickets start at $32 plus service fees. For tickets, visit beachstreetrep.org. Live performances will be at various times from 6 to 9 p.m . Dec, 16, 17 and 23.
For more information, visit riverfrontesplanade.com.
•Shoestring Theatre: “The Trial Of Ebenezer Scrooge” will be presented until Dec. 18 at 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. The play is a twisted spin on a classic tale. A year after his miraculous transformation, Ebenezer Scrooge is back to his old ways. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. for Sunday matinees. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for senior citizens, and $12 for students (student tickets are only sold through the box office). For more information, call the box office from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Thursday at (386) 228-3777 or visit shoestringtheate.net.
•Magic of Lights: The drive-through light show continues at Daytona International Speedway until Jan. 1. Back for its sixth year at the World Center of Racing, Magic of Lights has more than 1 million sparkling lights and magical scenes. Proceeds benefit AdventHealth Foundation. For more information, visit daytonainternationalspeedway.com and magicoflights.com.
•Athens Theatre: The Athens Theatre Co. in association with Concord Theatricals will present “Scrooge, The Musical” select days to Dec. 18 at 124 N. Florida Ave. This is a big Broadway musical version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Appropriate for all ages.
Preferred reserved seating will be $32, adult seating $27, seniors $25, students/children $12 plus applicable surcharges. For tickets, call (386) 736-1500 or email [email protected].
•Dino Hunt: 32 Dinosaurs have escaped and are hiding around four of the Port Orange parks until Jan. 2. Search and find the dinosaurs and fill out the Google form to win a prize and be entered into a raffle. The list of parks the dinosaurs will be hidden in is still to come. For more information, call (386) 506-5851 or visit port-orange.org/events
•Winter Walk of Lights: The City of DeBary will host this event until Sunday, Dec. 18, at Gateway Park, 860 U.S. 17/92. Times are 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Grab the family and enjoy a night out walking through Gateway Park all decked out in Christmas Lights. Free to enter.
•DeLand Christmas Light Show: With almost 10,000 LED lights and more than 2,100 individual lighting channels, the event starts at 5:30 p.m. until Dec. 31 at Stetson Baptist Church, 1025 W. Minnesota Ave. The show runs for about 30 minutes and repeats throughout the evening. The event is free, but if you’d like to donate, text “give” to (386) 400-9991 or visit stetson.church/give.
•Fridays Before Christmas: The Mainstreet DeLand Association will host activities from 4 to 8 p.m. at Chess Park, 129 State Road 44, DeLand.
Saturday, Dec. 17
•Peabody Auditorium: The Ormond Ballet will perform “The Nutcracker” at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach.
Performances include Nutcracker in a Nutshell (condensed show) at 2 p.m. and full production at 7 p.m. A Children’s Tea Party will be 1 p.m. Condensed show ticket and tea ticket required. The one-hour version of the holiday classic is designed for families of all ages.
Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com or between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Peabody Box Office. Tickets prices range from $30 to $35 plus applicable surcharges. A children’s nutcracker tea party will be available for purchase as an add-on for $30 per child plus applicable surcharges.
•Gateway Center for the Arts: The NYCE Guys Holiday Concert will be at 2:30 p.m. at 880 N. U.S. 17/92, DeBary. They perform Motown/Oldies and Rat Pack style songs. Tickets are $20. For more information or a reservation, call (386) 668-5553 or visit gatewaycenterforthearts.org.
•Victorian Tea and Narrated Performance: The European Performing Arts Conservatory will present ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at 1 and 3:30 p.m. at the Anderson-Price building at 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach. There will be a Victorian Tea and a narrated performance. The European Performing Arts Conservatory dancers along with actors from Daytona Playhouse will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Christmas poem, bringing the story to life with dancing, singing and acting. Tickets are $25. For more information and reservations, call (386) 267-0455.
•Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus: This event will be from 9-11 a.m. at Alfies Restaurant, 1666 Ocean Shore Blvd., Ormond Beach. Breakfast purchase is not required. There will be small gifts for children and free Santa photos. Diamond Jim the Balloon Man will be making hats for children.
•Downtown DeLand Cruise: DeLand Area Cruisers Car Club presents downtown DeLand Cruise from 3-7 p.m. at Alabama and Indiana Avenues. There will be a 50/50, door prizes and monthly cruiser award.
Sunday, Dec. 18
•Brannon Center: The City of New Smyrna Beach will present The Sanford Jazz Ensemble Christmas Show from 3-5 p.m. at 105 S. Riverside Drive. The band will play their renditions of “White Christmas” (featuring Dave Crockett on piano) and the Count Basie treatment of “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” (featuring Eddie Marshall on flute). Mr. Marshall will also be featured on the Earth, Wind, and Fire hit, “That’s the Way of the World.” The trumpet section will present the Willie Nelson classic, “You Are Always on my Mind”. Featured singers are Dianne Garvis with “Santa Baby” and You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch,” and Courtney Johnson with her renditions of “Sleigh Ride and “Last Dance.” The concert also is sponsored by Betty Cohn, Bruce and Kenny Presley, Dee & Lee and Ocean Properties and Management. Admission is free. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. For more information (386) 410-2890.
•Daytona Beach Concert Band: The band will host a holiday concert at 4 p.m. at New Hope Church main sanctuary, 2855 Lake Helen Osteen Road, Deltona. The hour-long concert will include holiday selections in traditional to contemporary arrangements. There will be sing-along portions and some vocal soloists. Admission is free. For more information, visit daytonabeachconcertband.org.
Monday, Dec, 19
•Community Christmas Party: The Ormond-by-the-Sea Lions Club will host this event at 6 p.m. at Alfies Restaurant, 1666 Ocean Shore Blvd. The cost is $25 for a prime rib dinner. Entertainment will be the Magic of Brandon Smith, Imagine the Impossible. Reservations are required by calling (386) 441-4421.
Tuesday, Dec. 20
•Athens Theatre: The Orlando Big Band will perform at 3 and 7 p.m. at 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand. The band will perform classic holiday songs from the big band era. Led by Bennett Harmon, the OBB features a 20-piece band and four vocalists.Preferred reserved seating is $35; reserved seating is $30 for adults, $25 for seniors and veterans and $11 for students or children. A $4 per ticket processing fee is added to all purchases; VIP Box Seats are $240 for up to six seats. For tickets, visit athensdeLand.com or call the Box Office at (386) 736-1500. Box Office hours are 1-5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and and one and a half hours before live performances.
•Jazz in the Alley: A free, open air concert featuring The Alley Cats, a jazz quintet comprised of local students and professional musicians, will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Artisan Alley in downtown DeLand. Tables and chairs are provided for fans who are encouraged to bring their carry-out food and beverage from nearby establishments. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the nearby Artisan Alley Garage.
Wednesday, Dec. 21
•Lilian Place: A Holiday Open house will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 1000 S. Peninsula Drive, Daytona Beach. Stop in and enjoy holiday decorations, appetizers and spirits as you walk through the historic Victorian homes, Lilian Place and Hotchkiss House. No admission. For more information visit lilianplacehc.org or call (386) 256-4810.
•Walk: AVA Happy Wanderers will host a 5K Holiday Lights Walk at 5 p.m. at Willow Run Park, 100 Schoolhouse Drive, Port Orange. For more information, call (386) 256-2160, (386) 214-3890 or visit happywanderersfl.org.
•Cookies with Santa: The City of Port Orange will host this event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Lakeside Community Center, 1999 City Center Circle. The free event will include a “snow ball fight,” cookie decorating and a story read by Santa. For more information, visit port-orange.org/events.
Thursday, Dec. 22
•Athens Theatre: Phantasmagoria’s “A Christmas Carol & The Canterville Ghost Brings Tidings of Good Fear” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22 and Friday, Dec. 23, at 124 N. Florida Ave. A renowned Victorian horror troupe (and Central Florida natives), Phantasmagoria, will showcase the customs of Victorian England.
Preferred reserve seating tickets are $31 and general reserve tickets are $26. A $4 processing fee along with applicable sales tax is added. VIP seats are available. Show is recommended for ages 8 and up if the children can handle “scary things.” All tickets are available online a at AthensDeLand.com, or by calling the Box Office at (386) 736-1500. Box Office hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 1-5 p.m. and one and a half hours before live performances.
•The Daytona Beach Symphony Society: The presentations of the Munich Symphony Orchestra scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 4, and the Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra scheduled for Jan. 8, have been canceled. For more information, call (386) 253-2901 or email [email protected].
•Tickets on sale: Theresa Caputo, better known to millions of fans as the “Long Island Medium” from TLC’s hit reality series, will be appearing live at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach. Tickets start at $39.75 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. Purchasing a ticket does not guarantee a reading. Tickets are at ticketmaster.com or from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Peabody Box Office. For more information, visit theresacaputo.com.
•Tickets on sale: Killer Queen, a tribute to Queen featuring Patrick Myers as Freddie Mercury are on sale. The show will be at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd, Daytona Beach. Tickets are at ticketmaster.com or between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Peabody Box Office. Tickets prices range from $49.75 to $64.75 plus applicable surcharges. For more information, visit killerqueen.com or peabodyauditorium.org.
•Tickets on Sale: Country artist Jeff Bate will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at Quail Hollow clubhouse 2051 Pioneer Trail, New Smyrna Beach. Tickets are $20 for front stage or $15 rear of stage. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Advance tickets are available now by calling (386) 478-3315. Tickets will also be available at the door.
•Daytona Beach Concert Band: The Daytona Beach Concert Band will host a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, at Masters Domain Church of Christ, 511 Fremont Ave., Daytona Beach. The hour-long concert will include holiday selections in traditional to contemporary arrangements. There will be sing-along portions and some vocal soloists. Admission is free. For information, visit daytonabeachconcertband.org.
•The Hub on Canal: Slo’ Jam at The Hub on Canal hosted by Marcia Buckingham will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 132 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach. Open to all musicians, beginner and advanced. Participants should bring a guitar, ukulele, harmonica, percussion, etc. Play, sing along or just listen. Playbooks provided. The fee is $5 at the door, to join the jam or to listen. For more information, visit theHUBoncanal.org or call (386) 957- 3924.
•Walk: AVA Happy Wanderers will host a 5K Holiday Lights Walk at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, at All Children’s Park (Spruce Creek Recreation),5959 Spruce Creek Road, Port Orange. For more information, call (386) 256-2160, (386) 214-3890 or visit happywanderersfl.org.
•Walk: AVA Happy Wanderers will host a 5K New Years Eve Walk at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at Riverwalk Park, 3431 S. Ridgewood Ave. Port Orange. There will be dinner after the walk. Reservations are required by calling (386) 256-2160 For more information, call (386) 256-2160, (386) 214-3890 or visit happywanderersfl.org.
•New Year’s on Main Street: The 16th annual Politis & Matovina New Year’s Eve on Main Street Party will be from 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Dec. 31 on Main Street from A1A to Peninsula. Main Street will be closed to traffic and become pedestrian only.
There is no admission charge and the celebration will feature six stages of entertainment, street performers, drink specials and lots of tasty food choices.
A spectacular live New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Ceremony at midnight tops off the celebration. The ceremony will be at the corner of Main and Wild Olive and the fireworks display will be visible from Main Street. The event is open to the public and will have something for all ages. Live music on the outdoor stage at Full Moon Saloon with Full Circle starting at 8 p.m., and continuing until 1 a.m. Inside The Bank & Blues, Crashrocket takes the stage beginning at 8:30 p.m.
•Shoestring Theatre: The Shoestring Theatre presents A Special Early Bird Celebration featuring The Sound at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. Enjoy big band music, hors d’oeuvres and a champagne or wine toast to ring in the New Year. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information, call the box office from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Thursday at (386) 228-3777 or visit shoestringtheatre.net.
•All Aboard Flea & Farmers Market: The market is open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday to Sunday at 5005 S. Ridgewood Ave. Port Orange, rain or shine. Free admission and parking. More than 120 vendors. For more information. call (386) 523-3579 or visit allaboardmarket.com.
•American Legion Post 285: The post is open at 1 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday. Karaoke is 5-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Meals, open to the public, are 5-7 p.m. or until sold out Thursday and Friday. Bingo, open to the public, is at 2 p.m. Sunday. The post is at 4497 U.S. 1, Edgewater. For more information, call (386) 210-4926.
•Artisan Alley Farmer’s Market: The market is from 6-9 p.m. each Friday in Downtown DeLand and offers local, organic produce; plants; orchids; and homemade breads. For more information, call (386) 589-3118.
•Bethune Farmers’ Market: The School of Health Sciences at Bethune-Cookman University hosts the market from noon to 4 p.m. each Sunday at Joe Harris Park at 315 Pearl St., Daytona Beach. More vendors are needed. For more information, email [email protected].
•The Casements: The former winter home of John D. Rockefeller is owned by the City of Ormond Beach and serves as a civic and cultural center. It is open for self-guided tours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach. Large group tours are by appointment only. For more information, call (386) 676-3216 or visit thecasements.net.
•Chrome Divas of Daytona Beach: A national, ladies only motorcycle group, the Daytona Beach chapter meets from 11 a.m. to noon the fourth Saturday of each month at Louie’s Pizza, 1347 Beville Road, Daytona Beach. For more information, email [email protected].
•Coronado/Mainland Shuffleboard Club: The club is now open to new members. Year-round hours are 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 10 a.m. Saturdays. Courts are at Flagler Avenue and Pine Street in New Smyrna Beach. For more information, call (386) 426-1289 or visit cmshuffleboard.org.
•Cribbage Club: The club meets at 6 p.m. each Tuesday at 89 S. Atlantic Ave., Ormond Beach. The cost is $6. Participants should park in the spots marked guest. For more information, call Paul or Joy Barnes at (386) 671-6164.
•Daughters of the American Revolution, Jane Sheldon Chapter: The group meets at 11:30 a.m. the second Thursday of the month. Call for meeting location. For more information, call (386) 426-1881 or visit fssdar.org.
•Daytona Beach Concert Band: The Daytona Beach Concert Band invites musicians who play brass, woodwind and percussion instruments to join practices from 7 to 9 p.m. each Tuesday at Central Baptist Church, 142 Fairview Ave. Daytona Beach. For information, email [email protected] or call (386) 451-8708.
•Daytona Beach Metropolitan Bridge Club: The bridge club at Driftwood and Atlantic avenues in Daytona Beach offers lessons for beginners and games for intermediate and experienced players. Sponsored and supported by The American Contract Bridge Association. For more information, visit bridgewebs.com/dmbc/ or call Martha Wirkutis, club manager, at (386) 414-3738.
•Daytona Beach Toastmasters Club: Meets at 6 p.m. Mondays in Room 268 at the College of Business Building 321 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, or online. For Zoom, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87528635961 and Meeting ID: 875 2863 5961.
•Daytona Flea and Farmers Market: The market is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 1425 Tomoka Farms Road, Daytona Beach. For more information, visit daytonafleamarket.com.
•DeLand Bridge Club: The club is at 165 Deerfield Road. All levels welcome. Lessons are available. The cost is $6 for members, $8 for non-members. If you need a partner, call the day before. For more information, visit delandbridge.com or call (386)734-7170.
•DeLeon Springs Farm Swap: The authentic farm swap is from 7 a.m. to noon the first and third Saturdays of the month at Spring Garden Ranch, 900 Spring Garden Ranch Road. Family friendly and free to the public. For vendor information, visit deleonspringsfarmswap.com.
•Deltona Sons & Daughters of Italy: A Craft Show & Rummage Sale is from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. each Sunday at 1270 Doyle Road, Deltona. Rain or shine. Indoor and outdoor vendors of all types. Table rental is $10 per week. There is food and beverages available to buy and a farmers market outside. Open to the public. For information, email [email protected] or call (386) 847-8392.
•Downtown Daytona Beach Farmers Market: The market is from 7 a.m. to noon each Saturday at Magnolia and Beach Streets in Daytona Beach.
•Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens: Enjoy a self-guided tour of the gardens and historic sugar mill ruins at 950 Old Sugar Mill Road, Port Orange. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is free, but donations help take care of expenses. Visit dunlawtonsugarmillgardens.org for more information.
•Eagles 4242: Sundays will have Texas Hold’em with food available to buy. Mondays will be card games at 1 p.m. Wednesdays will be Left Right Center Dice Game at 1 p.m. There is a small fee to play and all proceeds go to Charity of the Month. Wednesdays are platter night from 5-7 p.m. and karaoke at 6 p.m. Thursdays are Quarters Up Bingo at 6:30 p.m. Fridays are Chair Pull at 4 p.m. Dinners are 5 p.m. to gone. Second and Fourth Saturdays Karaoke is at 6 p.m. First and Third Saturdays wings and fries are served from 5 to 7 p.m. at 132 W. Park Ave., No. 14, Edgewater. For more information, call (386) 427-9944.
•Elks Lodge 1557: A buffet dinner is from 5-7 p.m. Fridays with live entertainment, Queen of Hearts and 50/50 drawing. Cost is $12 for members or $14 for non-members. Closed Monday. Card playing and lunch is served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays. Potluck Bingo with Power Ball is at 6 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday. At 6 p.m. Thursdays, “Not Your Grandma’s Bingo.” Lounge is open 3 to 7 p.m. Saturdays at 820 W. Park Ave., Edgewater. For more information, call (386) 427-2512.
•Environmental Discovery Center: The center is open for self-guided tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, at 601 Division Ave., Ormond Beach. Guests are limited to 10 people at one time. Admission is free. For more information, call (386) 615-7081.
•Gamble Place and Cracker Creek: At 1795 Taylor Road in Port Orange, Gamble Place offers self-guided tours Wednesday to Sunday. Cracker Creek one-hour eco tours are offered Friday, Saturday and Sunday; two-hour private tours and group sunset cruises by reservation. For more information, call (386) 304-0778 or visit crackercreek.com.
•The Genealogical Society of Southeast Volusia County: The society meets at 2 p.m. the second Sunday of each month from September to June at the New Smyrna Beach Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway. New members are welcome. The society provides volunteers for free individual genealogical assistance from 1-3 p.m. Mondays at the New Smyrna Beach Library in the “computer lab.” Open to the public. For more information, call (973) 380-4999.
•Holly Hill Historic Society Museum: Open noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday at 1066 Ridgewood Ave., Holly Hill. Tour historic photographs and artifacts. View the five-time Emmy Award winning film “The Real McCoy.” Free admission. For more information, call (386) 252-2339.
•Kiwanis Club of Southeast Volusia: Meets at noon every Wednesday at Hidden Lakes Golf Club, 35 Fairgreen Ave., New Smyrna Beach. For more information, call (386) 243-4476 or visit nsbkiwanis.com.
•Lake Helen Market in the Park: The market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday at Blake Park, 437 N. Lakeview Drive.
•Lions Club of South Daytona: The club meets at 7 a.m. each Wednesday at Hannah’s Family Diner, 968 Reed Canal Road, South Daytona. Visitors and new members welcome. For more information, email Carene Darcey, president, at [email protected] or call (386) 212-0871.
•Maine Connection II: The group has a luncheon every third Monday. A fun social group with ties to the great state of Maine. Current residents, snowbirds and/or visitors are welcome. No membership fees. For more information, email [email protected] or call (386) 236-9681.
•Marine Discovery Center: The center, a local nonprofit dedicated to teaching the public about the Indian River Lagoon, offers boat and kayak tours daily. Two-hour tours are led by certified naturalists who explain marine species along the way. The center is at 520 Barracuda Blvd., New Smyrna Beach. Facility hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call (386) 428-4828 or visit marinediscoverycenter.org.
•Maryland Club: The club meets the third Wednesday each month at Golden Coral, 907 Taylor Road, Port Orange. The meeting is at 11:30 a.m. with lunch after. Membership is $10 annually. The club also has a social activity each month. For more information, call (443) 243-8681.
•New Smyrna Beach Farmer’s Market: Each Saturday from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. vendors take their places in front of Old Fort Park in the Canal Street Historic District at 210 Sams Ave. For more information, visit canalstreetnsb.com or call (404) 429-5524.
•Port Orange Historical Trust: The museum is open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday to Saturday at 740 Commonwealth Blvd. It has historical artifacts, pictures, and other memorabilia. For more information, call (908) 216-7545.
•Oak Hill Flea Market: The market is open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 351 N. U.S. 1, Oak Hill. For more information, call (386) 451-3799.
•Ormond Beach Farmers Market: The farmers market is open each Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 22 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach. For more information, visit ormondbeachmainstreet.com.
•Ormond Beach Historical Society Welcome Center and Museum: The “Gateway to the Ormond Scenic Loop” features historical photographs, a 20-minute DVD and interpretive panels. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free at 38 E. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach. For more information, call (386) 677-7005 or visit ormondhistory.org.
•Ormond Beach Garden Club: The club meets from 9:30 a.m.-noon on the first Wednesday of each month, October to May at The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach. For more information, call (203) 668-6413.
•Ponce Inlet Farmers Market: The market is open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays at 4600 S. Atlantic Ave. For more information, call (904) 233-0022.
•Ponce Inlet Lighthouse: The lighthouse is open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. each day at 4931 S Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet. Admission is $6.95 adults, $1.95 children 3-11, 2 and younger free. For more information, call (386) 761-1821 or visit ponceinlet.org.
•Port Orange Elks Lodge: Bingo is Fridays at 5207 Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange. Doors open 9 a.m. Game starts at 11 a.m. All proceeds support charities. For more information, call (386) 767-8572.
•Quilting: The City of Daytona Beach has a quilting group that meets from 1 to 4 p.m. each Tuesday at Yvonne Scarlet-Golden Cultural & Educational Center, 1000 Vine St. The program is only for adults and admission is free. For more information, call (386) 671-5782.
•Republican Club of Southeast Volusia County: Monthly luncheon meeting is at 11:45 a.m. the second Thursday of the month at Hidden Lakes Country Club, 35 Fairgreen Ave., New Smyrna Beach. The cost is $20 and reservations are required by emailing [email protected] or calling (386) 258-1991.
•SADY Class: Stay Alert & Defend Yourself, a free self defense and assault prevention class for women by the Holly Hill Police Department, meets monthly at Sica Hall, 1065 Daytona Ave. The class is for women 18 and older only. Liability waiver required. For a reservation, call (386) 248-9423.
•Sand Dollar Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America:The chapter welcomes all levels of interest in needle-based arts. The group meets at 10 a.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Westminster by the Sea Presbyterian Church, 3221 S. Peninsula Drive, Daytona Beach Shores. Informal stitch-ins are hosted on the second Thursday of the month at the New Smyrna Beach Library, the third Thursday at Port Orange Library, and the fourth Saturday at Ormond Beach Library. Schedule subject to change due to venue availability. For more information, visit egausa.org, sunregionega.org or call (850) 377-5281.
•Scrabble Club: The club meets at 1 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays of each month at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St. New participants welcome. For more information, email [email protected].
•Southeast Volusia Democratic Club: The club hosts a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. the second Thursday of each month at a local restaurant. For more information or a reservation, text (407) 353-9444 or email [email protected].
•Stetson Mansion: Historic tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays at 1031 Camphor Lane, DeLand. Safety measures are in place. Tours are $30 for adults and $20 for 21 and younger. For more information, visit stetsonmansion.com.
•West Volusia Historical Society Complex: The complex at 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand, has limited access from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children under 11 and free for children under six. For more information, call (386) 740-6813, email [email protected] or visit delandhouse.com.
•Volusia Woodworkers Guild: The group meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Adult Activity Center, 4790 Ridgewood Ave. Port Orange. It is free. The guild is sponsored by the City of Port Orange. This is a group of various woodworkers, such as boat builders, lathe turning, wood carving, furniture makers, intricate boxes. signs, musical instruments. The goal is to share ideas, techniques, problems and promote wood working. For more information, call (978) 621-3300 or (386) 562-2187.
•West Volusia Stamp Club: The club meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Sanborn Center, 815 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. For more information, call Mike Daley at (407) 417-7818.
•Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center: Game Night, hosted by Virginia Bell, is from 5 to 7 p.m. each Thursday at 1000 Vine St., Daytona Beach. Quilting group meets from 1 to 4 p.m. each Tuesday. The program is only for adults and admission is free. For more information, call (386) 671-5782.
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