this weekend in Volusia County events

Events Happening this Weekend in Volusia County (Apr 16 – 18)

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events. FRIDAY, April 16 Rock the Beach – Spring Tribute Series 4/16, 4/30 and 5/8 from 7 – 11:30 PM @ The Hard Rock … Continue reading Events Happening this Weekend in Volusia County (Apr 16 – 18)

DeLand Artisan Alley Farmers Market

Address: 104 South Artisan Alley, DeLand, FL 32720 Phone: (386) 624-7833 Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday Location: DeLand Artisan Alley Farmers Market 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. Don’t forget your face mask! Continue reading DeLand Artisan Alley Farmers Market

Chicago: The Musical

April 16 – May 9 @ The Athens Theatre, DeLand A huge blockbuster and Broadway’s 2nd longest running American musical, Chicago’s original production won 10 Tony Awards, and the 1996 revival won eight more. The original story is based on lives of actual criminals and their crimes and is a lively, highly musical satire on corruption in criminal justice and the phenomenon of celebrity criminals. Don’t miss the … Continue reading Chicago: The Musical

Top 5 Brunch Spots in Volusia County

Spring has sprung and there is nothing better than to enjoy the beautiful weather at your favorite brunch spot with bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys and delectable dishes! These top 5 places are where locals love to go to get their brunch on!  Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month.  Ask … Continue reading Top 5 Brunch Spots in Volusia County

New Alert for Local Scam using Uber Drivers

In a new twist on a common crime, scam artists are now sending Uber drivers or other couriers straight to their victims’ homes to pick up thousands of dollars in cash. Alert issued as scammers hire Uber drivers to pick up cash from victims; Sheriff Chitwood offers $25K  The Volusia Sheriff’s Office has seen three similar cases over the past month, and a fourth was … Continue reading New Alert for Local Scam using Uber Drivers

County Residents Receive Sexual Predator Alert in Error

This afternoon, many Volusia County residents received a text alert in error notifying them of a sexual predator who moved within 1,000 feet of their residence. This alert went to users across Volusia County instead of only those within the defined radius of the address. A follow-up text alert was just sent correcting the error, and clarifying information has also been posted on the Sheriff’s Office Twitter and Facebook accounts. The … Continue reading County Residents Receive Sexual Predator Alert in Error

2021 Easter Events and Services in Volusia County

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events. Volusia County Easter Events for Kids, Families and Adults in 2021 Spring Family Fest Saturday, March 27 @ 1 – 4 PM 1851 … Continue reading 2021 Easter Events and Services in Volusia County

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911 Dispatchers get Emergency Mental Health Training

Recently, 17 Sheriff’s Office dispatchers learned about the country’s best strategies for handling 911 callers who are at risk of suicide or other mental illness crisis. Volusia County 911 Operators Trained to Become more Aware of Mental Health The training was a priority for Sheriff Mike Chitwood, who sat in on portions of the class and has additional sessions scheduled for the future. The state-of-the-art … Continue reading 911 Dispatchers get Emergency Mental Health Training

5 Best Spots in Town to Grab a Craft Beer

Volusia County is brewing! As craft brews grow in popularity nationwide, Volusia County is brimming with small breweries. These are great spots to grab a local craft beer, but there are also tons of other places serving up local brews as well as craft beers from around the country! Here are the locals top five favorite spots to grab a cold one.  Each place featured … Continue reading 5 Best Spots in Town to Grab a Craft Beer