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Back to School Sales Tax Holiday
July 31 – August 9, statewide
During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax, including certain school supplies, clothing, footwear, and accessories; and certain personal computers and computer-related accessories purchased for noncommercial home or personal use.
Visit the Florida Department of Revenue here for a full listing of quailifying items.
July 16 – Aug 8 at The Athens Theatre, DeLand
Ain’t Misbehavin’ features rollicking, humorous songs in this show’s intoxicating tribute to the music of Fats Waller and Swing musicians he inspired during the 1920s and 1930s Harlem Renaissance.
The musical is a tribute to the Black musicians of the 1920s and 1930s who were part of the Harlem Renaissance, an era of growing creativity, cultural awareness and ethnic pride, and takes its title from the 1929 Fats Waller song “Ain’t Misbehavin’.” It was a time when Manhattan nightclubs like the Cotton Club and the Savoy Ballroom were the playgrounds of high society and Lenox Avenue dives were filled with piano players banging out the new beat known as swing. Six Black performers present an evening of rowdy, raunchy, and humorous songs that encapsulate the various moods of the era and reflect Waller’s view of life as a journey meant for pleasure and play.
The recipient of major recognition including an Olivier Award in London for best musical, a Drama Desk Award for Best Revival of a Musical, and Broadway and Tony awards for Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical, Aint Misbehavin’ (according to The New York Times reviewer) brings “zing and sparkle” to its audiences. The show includes such favorites as “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” “The Joint is Jumpin’,” “Black and Blue,” “I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter,” and “I Can’t Give you Anything but Love.”
Visit AthensDeLand.com for showtimes and tickets.
The Sound of Music
July 15 – August 1 at The Little Theatre of NSB
In the world’s most beloved musical, eager young postulate Maria becomes governess to the seven Von Trapp children, bringing music to their lives and love to their stern, widowed father. When Nazism takes hold, the family must make a decision.
Visit NSBPlayers.org for showtimes and tickets.
Friday, July 30
DeLand Artisan Alley Farmers Market
**UPDATE: Because of truly alarming COVID-19 numbers in our community, we have made the extremely difficult decision to CANCEL the Artisan Alley Farmers Market for two weeks, today July 30 and Aug. 6.Please understand, this is being done to protect you, and to help our community. Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to the Market’s return bigger and better and healthier, on Friday, Aug. 13.
Every Friday from 6 – 9 PM at Artisan Alley, Downtown DeLand
The DeLand Artisan Alley Farmers Market is a vibrant marketplace with over 40 vendors that takes place every Friday evening from 6-9 p.m. (rain or shine) in historic downtown DeLand.
6 – 8 PM @ Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach
Grab a lawn chair or blanket, and come celebrate summertime with a free night of great music. July 30: Featuring Tie Dye Road (classic rock and blues)
1 – 4 PM @ Port Orange Adult Center, 4790 S Ridgewood Ave, Port Orange
Port Orange Parks & Recreation is ending Parks and Recreation Month with a SUPER Superhero Celebration!
This Family Friendly event will be FRIDAY, July 30th from 1 – 4 PM @ the Port Orange Adult Center located at 4790 S Ridgewood Ave.
Come dressed as your favorite Superhero and enjoy indoor and outdoor activities for all ages!
You can enjoy playing lawn games, jumping in the Bounce House, and then head inside for Super Smash Bros, crafts, trivia, and a special photo op with Rec Man himself from 2 – 3 PM! They will also have Good Humor Ice Cream Truck ready to serve a nice cooldown snack!
Saturday, July 31
Slammed Enuff Car Show
Saturday through Sunday, 1pm – 7pm (both days) @ Daytona Beach Ocean Center
$25 admission to this traveling national car show. Register vehicles online at SlammedEnuff.com.
This event will be Open to the Public
For additional information please visit their website at Slammed Enuff
Absolute Queen And Ultimate Def Leppard @ The Bandshell
7:15 PM at the Daytona Beach Bandshell
It’s a crab’s life @ the Lyonia Environmental Center
July 31 @ 1:30 PM
Visit the LEC’s resident saltwater hermit crabs and learn about their environment and connection to the ancient beach of Lyonia Preserve. Staff will also shed light on other intertidal invertebrates during this program, which will be presented in the Discovery Room.
Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona.
LEC staff has established public program procedures based on current guidelines. These procedures are subject to change based on guidance at the local, state and federal levels. Programs may be modified at any time as needed.
Stroll our Streets: Back to School Edition
Daily from 11 AM – 4 PM in Downtown DeLand
PayIt4Wards 4th Annual Backpack Bash
9 AM – 2 PM @ Jackie Robinson Ballpark, Daytona
Free backpacks and school supplies.DJ, face painting, free haircuts, games, raffles and local vendors. This community event is open to all Volusia County youth and families.
Sunday, August 1
Back to School Fair
8am – 11am at The Center at Deltona
1640 Dr. MLK Blvd. Deltona
Deltona Fire Rescue’s Annual Back to School Event provides students & families with free supplies & resources to prepare for the upcoming school year.
This year’s fair will be fun and informative! We will have many local community resources and businesses showcasing their services offered to students and their families. Each child MUST be present to receive school supplies. **While Supplies Last**
Other things to Consider this Weekend…
ShrimpFest 2021 @ Flagler Tavern
Celebrate The Fruit Of The Sea!
Going hand in hand with the NSB Shrimp & Seafood Festival on August 5th, we’re keeping the shrimp festivities going inside Flagler Tavern all August long with the return of Flagler Tavern’s SHRIMP FEST!
We’ll be featuring the star of the show, our Shrimp Tower, along with 12 great featured Shrimp Chef Specials throughout the month!
Fall Baseball Registration Now Open
Fall Baseball Registration is now open! This is a coed recreational league with an emphasis on developing the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, courage and a sense of belonging. Children new to the sport are welcome. Every child will be encouraged to play and have fun doing it! Season will run from 8/23-11/12. There is a $20 late fee if registered after August 21st. Register in person at 504 Big Tree Road or over the phone 386-322-3070.