Canal Street Rooted In History

Submitted By: Skip Barnes  Canal Street is a great street in the great downtown area in New Smyrna Beach. In 1980, as the area was experiencing a lot of change, population was about 12,000 and growing. They were making four lanes out of State Road 44 and the Burger Chef at U.S. 1 and West Canal Street had just burned down. This once bustling railroad … Continue reading Canal Street Rooted In History

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New Smyrna Beach Murals

Beautifying the City and Building Community New Smyrna Beach (NSB) is enhancing its art culture around town. Murals, artwork painted directly on a wall, are making the city more colorful. The murals are located in community hotspots along Flagler Avenue and in historic downtown on Canal Street. Volusia County also commissioned an artist to create a mural within Smyrna Dunes Park. Mural in Progress in … Continue reading New Smyrna Beach Murals

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Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in Volusia County

Saturday, May 4 Kentucky Derby comes to NSB with Fun Celebrations The Hub on Canal @ 4 – 7 p.m. Join The Hub for the festivities and cheer on the horses! Live-streaming of Pre-Race Activities begins at 5 PM in the lobby, followed by the Kentucky Derby Race at 6:50 PM. Outriggers @ 5 – 9 p.m. Join Outriggers for the Derby!Featuring $7.77 Woodford Reserve … Continue reading Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in Volusia County

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First Saturday Events on Canal Street

Art Stroll @ 10 AM – 4 PM Stroll and browse art, antiques and more! Art Vendors & FREE Live Entertainment at Christmas Park 11AM-1PM Gallery Openings 4-7 PM At The Hub on Canal, Artists Workshop on Canal and Galleries on Riverside Drive and Douglas Streets! Treasure in a Bottle Hunt – All Day Go to the website for participating businesses. How to Play:The bottle on … Continue reading First Saturday Events on Canal Street

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Music Night at The Hub

Recurring monthly on the 2nd Friday @ 6 – 8 PM The Hub on Canal, 132 Canal St. New Smyrna Beach, FL Admission: $5 for nonmembers Live entertainment in a gallery setting at The Hub featuring eclectic musical performances and jazz variations, every second Friday. *Denotes an additional special event. September 13: A Little Broadway *September 28: The Joshua Bowlus Trio October 11: Shannon Rae *October … Continue reading Music Night at The Hub

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The Hub and Our Heroes Event

Three years ago, The Hub on Canal launched the Veterans in Art (VIA) program, enabling wounded warriors and disabled veterans to participate in art and music programs free of charge. On May 26, 2019 the Hub on Canal will host a music and food night to raise awareness about the benefits of music in veterans recovery and gain financial support for the program. All proceeds … Continue reading The Hub and Our Heroes Event

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The Hub Announces Student Film Festival

Film Festival Highlights Student Finalists in Volusia County High Schools The Hub on Canal, Inc. today announced the public viewing for The 3rd Annual Hub on Canal Student Film Festival on Sunday, February 24 from 1-4 pm. As part of its collaboration with Volusia County Schools, The Hub on Canal will be showcasing student films and student movie posters from ten high schools throughout Volusia … Continue reading The Hub Announces Student Film Festival

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57th Annual Art Fiesta

February 23-24, 2019 from 9 AM – 5 PM Old Fort Park & Sams Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL The 57th annual art show will feature of 240 artisans and crafters from around the country to show and sell their wares. Browse the street and park while listening to musical entertainment throughout the weekend.  In conjunction with Art Fiesta, The Hub on Canal will host … Continue reading 57th Annual Art Fiesta

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Teen After-School Fashion Program

The Hub on Canal announced on November 5 that they will continue their partnership to support the New Smyrna Beach After School Fashion Club for middle and high school students by sponsoring the Razzle Dazzle Fashion Show to be held in the spring. The event, which will take place on May 19, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Brannon Center (105 S. Riverside … Continue reading Teen After-School Fashion Program