Girls Night Out!

Girls Night Out: Shop, Stroll and Dine! December 5 @ 5 – 9 PM along Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach A Shopping Event filled with fun activities, live music along Canal Street, special collector’s item tote bag with artist rendering, opportunities to create mementos, raffles, gift wrapping, and in-store specials provided by Canal Street merchants. Gather your girls, then get ready to Shop The Night … Continue reading Girls Night Out!

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Coastal Christmas Market

Saturday, November 30 from 8 AM – 4 PM along Canal Street, NSB Enjoy a wide variety of beautiful gifts and holiday decor handcrafted by local artisans. Our merchants will welcome you into their shops for a look at the treasures available all year long on Canal Street. Support local charities and schools by purchasing their baked goods and other items. Bring the kids and … Continue reading Coastal Christmas Market

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Spark the Spirit

Friday, November 29 from 9 AM – 6 PM Tree Lighting Ceremony, Live Entertainment & Santa’s Grand Entrance make this family-friendly event the kick off of Christmas on Canal Street in our beautiful Downtown. Canal Street Historic District brings the spirit of the holidays to Christmas Park, Located at the corner of Live Oak & Canal Street. Stores and Restaurants have extended hours and Canal … Continue reading Spark the Spirit

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Daytona Turkey Run

Daytona International Speedway – 1801 West International Speedway Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32118 November 28 – December 1, 2019 Take a walk down memory lane and relive a 46-year tradition with the Daytona Turkey Run, the largest combined classic car show and swap meet in the United States! Four days of family fun at Daytona International Speedway! The annual Daytona Turkey Run is a car enthusiasts dream held … Continue reading Daytona Turkey Run

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The Illusion of Family Togetherness

When I was in college, I worked as a magician and a magician’s assistant. It all started when I was called to the dean’s office at Flagler College. Earlier that day, I had thrown water balloons from the top of the rotunda down onto unsuspecting students, and I figured that’s what he wanted to talk about.  I was happily surprised when he explained that a … Continue reading The Illusion of Family Togetherness

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A Magical Tour: Magic of Lights @ Daytona International Speedway

This article was originally published in December 2017. Some aspects of this attraction, including pricing and times, are subject to change. In November, Daytona International Speedway opens the gates to the county’s newest holiday attraction, Magic of Lights. The first of its kind for this area, Magic of Lights offers a drive-through light display experience that’s sure to delight the whole family. In addition to … Continue reading A Magical Tour: Magic of Lights @ Daytona International Speedway

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November Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  POWERED BY: Off the Hook and Tupat’s Hawaiian Poke Sauce and Seasonings The past few months have seen their fair share of high tides and up and down bite patterns, but as we move into our colder season, the bite will start to get very consistent. I really enjoy the trout in the cooler part of the year, … Continue reading November Fishing Guide

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EdgeFest Backyard BBQ Contest

Fall temperatures are on the way. Cooler temperatures or not, November is a great time for BBQ. Whether you like to cook BBQ, eat BBQ or both then this is the event for you! Saturday, November 23 @ 4 PM – Hawks Park You are invited join the city of Edgewater on Saturday, November 23, 2019, from noon until 4:00 PM at Hawks Park (1108 … Continue reading EdgeFest Backyard BBQ Contest

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Volusia Libraries Waive Fines for Food

Here’s a novel way to pay off your library fines! Volusia County’s public library branches will accept food for fines from November 17 through 30. Patrons with late fees will receive a $1 reduction of overdue fines up to $25 for each undamaged, unexpired boxed or canned nonperishable food item they bring to the library. Donated food will be used to refill local food banks … Continue reading Volusia Libraries Waive Fines for Food

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2019 Volusia County Holiday Parades

Parades are in order of date and time, and not categorized by area. TOMOKA BOAT PARADE FRI, DEC 6 @ 6 – 9 PM  Route: visible from the River Grille, Ormond Beach.  SANTA PAWS PARADE FRI, DEC 6 @ 6 PM Route: Along Flagler Avenue CHRISTMAS CRAZY CAR PARADE FRI, DEC 6 @ 7 PM Route: Along Flagler Avenue HOLLY HILL  SAT, DEC 7 @ 10 … Continue reading 2019 Volusia County Holiday Parades