Q&A with: Are Friends Electric

Genre: Rock/Pop Q: HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PLAYING TOGETHER? A: 8.5 years. Q: WHICH FAMOUS MUSICIANS DO YOU ADMIRE? WHY? A: Too many to mention, but a start would be Bruce Springsteen, The Beatles, David Bowie, Linda Ronstadt, Cyndi Lauper and Bjork. They all paved their own way.  Q: WHICH INSTRUMENTS DO EACH OF YOU PLAY? A: Jeremy: Guitar/Vocals/Keys/Drums; Andrea: Vocals/Percussion/Drums. Q: WHERE ARE … Continue reading Q&A with: Are Friends Electric

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SHEER IS HERE…

Sheer is here and is having a major moment this fall. Fall Fashion in Florida Sheer isn’t just for swimsuit covers or a night out on the town. Designers are switching up the styling of this lovely fabric and giving it a modern fix making it easy to incorporate it into our daytime wardrobe. I’ve seen this trend in many different styles such as sleeve … Continue reading SHEER IS HERE…

Halloween Magic at Home

Starting this month, family holidays are in full swing. Like everything else this year, we have to make some changes, especially when it comes to the health and safety of our families.  Local Halloween traditions are pretty basic. Parade and costume contest on Canal Street, and then trick-or-treating with family and friends. This year, that may not be possible. What do we do to still … Continue reading Halloween Magic at Home

Volusia County Halloween Events

Find a listing of West Volusia County events here. Click the title of each event for more information and locations or the Facebook event posting. Friday, October 23: Halloween Family Outdoor Movie Night 6 PM All family members invited to our Halloween Family Movie Night! They will host a Drive in Style Movie Night with a large blow-up screen. Drive in, bring a lawn chair … Continue reading Volusia County Halloween Events

Ponce Inlet’s Drive Through Spooktacular

Saturday, Oct. 31 @ 6 – 8 PM Town Hall, 4300 S Atlantic Ave, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127 Celebrate Halloween with the Town of Ponce Inlet’s Drive-Thru Spooktacular! Dress to impress and join us for candy, crafts and a spooky good time. *All participants must remain in their cars and wear masks.* Town staff, in conjunction with our local businesses and clubs will be wearing masks and … Continue reading Ponce Inlet’s Drive Through Spooktacular

Halloween in West Volusia

Info provided by Visit West Volusia West Volusia County, Florida encompasses fourteen communities along the St. Johns River in Central Florida, with an eclectic collection of attractions between Orlando and Daytona. From the highly coveted Downtown DeLand to the rustic simplicity of Barberville and its Pioneer Settlement, West Volusia is known for everything from skydiving above to manatee-sightings at Blue Spring State Park; This is … Continue reading Halloween in West Volusia

Drive Through Trunk or Treat in Edgewater

The annual EDGEfest Trunk or Treat is planned for Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Hawks Park Soccer Complex overflow parking area (148 West Turgot Avenue – behind the Southeast Volusia Family YMCA). Saturday, Oct. 24 @ 5 – 8 PM – Hawks Park The event will look different this year due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. Rather than cancel … Continue reading Drive Through Trunk or Treat in Edgewater

Hunting for a Haunting: A DIY Ghost Tour of Amelia Island

Photos by Kelsey & Scott Walters  With Florida’s discovery dating back to 1513 and thousands of years of Native American occupation before that, there’s no shortage of history to be found on our state’s lands. Where there’s history, there’s bound to be ghost stories. We’ve all heard tales of the supposed apparitions haunting the streets of historic places like St. Augustine and Ybor City, but … Continue reading Hunting for a Haunting: A DIY Ghost Tour of Amelia Island

Port Orange Trunk or Treat

The City of Port Orange is excited to be hosting the annual Halloween Fest Trunk or Treat. The event will be October 31st, from 5 – 8 PM. City Center Municipal Complex – 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange, FL 32127 It will be strictly a Trunk or Treat this year, with no costume contest, haunted house or food trucks. After careful review and planning they have … Continue reading Port Orange Trunk or Treat

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More Rain Means More Mosquitoes for Volusia

With rainy season in full swing, additional standing water provides ideal breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Volusia County Mosquito Control is an integrated pest management program that includes an extensive surveillance program. Mosquito populations are tracked by species and location using mosquito traps, while sentinel chickens are used to monitor activity of mosquito transmitted viruses. The data collected is then used to develop a response plan … Continue reading More Rain Means More Mosquitoes for Volusia