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Someday at Christmas

I listen to Christmas music all year. I’m not embarrassed to admit it. I find that Christmas music evokes memories and all kinds of good feelings. When I was little, Christmas, to me, was listening to both sets of grandparents enjoy their favorite artists and songs on their vinyl record albums. It meant “Blue Christmas,” by Elvis Presley, “White Christmas,” by Bing Crosby, “Rudolph the … Continue reading Someday at Christmas

City of Port Orange Announces Light Contest Winners

With 50 participants in this year’s annual Light Up Port Orange contest, residents had a lot of home holiday displays to choose from to cast their vote. After much anticipation and excitement, the city of Port Orange Parks and Recreation Department released the list of homes on December 8, with the contest running from December 10 through December 19. Participating homes were required to turn … Continue reading City of Port Orange Announces Light Contest Winners

Holiday candlelight tours at DeBary Hall

Explore DeBary Hall Historic Site during holiday evenings when candlelight will fill the 19th century mansion with a warm glow, accentuating its historic treasures and Christmas decorations. The site will be open for tours at 6 and 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, and Saturday, Dec. 18. Guests will start out in the theater to hear about historic holiday traditions, sing a carol or two, and then … Continue reading Holiday candlelight tours at DeBary Hall

Volusia County Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day – 2021

Looking for delicious food at a local establishment to celebrate the holidays? Don’t want to cook this year? These restaurants in Volusia County area are advertising that they will be open for sit-down dinners, to-go orders, grab and go meals and specials. Looking for fun holiday activities, including parade schedules, where to view lights, holiday shopping and family outings? Click here! This is a comprehensive … Continue reading Volusia County Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day – 2021

Bright Lights, Winter Nights

All photos by Kelsey Walters This time of year, there’s nothing quite like the magic of twinkling lights. We live in one of those crazy Christmas light neighborhoods that does it up big each year. I love to stroll around the block and see what all our neighbors have come up with. A spot in north Florida, however, puts us and every other light display … Continue reading Bright Lights, Winter Nights

Movies on the Halifax

Join us at Rockefeller Gardens this December for our Movies on the Halifax! This is a FREE EVENT, just bring a chair or blanket! Friday, December 10 @ 6 PM Showing: The Grinch (2018) RUNTIME: 1h 32m • (PG) The Grinch and his loyal dog, Max, live a solitary existence inside a cave on Mount Crumpet. His main source of aggravation comes during Christmastime when … Continue reading Movies on the Halifax

A Very Merry Old Fashioned Christmas

December 11 @ 10 AM – RSVP by DEC 7 Come play old fashion games, make Christmas crafts, and tour the museum Free; RSVP by 12/7 required: Jennifer Jlagreca@Ponce-Inlet.org or (386)761-2408 Saturday, December 11, 2021@ 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Ponce Inlet Historical Museum, 143 Beach Street. Follow this event online here. Continue reading A Very Merry Old Fashioned Christmas

DeBary Winter Walk of Lights

Nightly from Dec. 5 through Dec. 12 Grab the family and enjoy a night out walking through Gateway Park all decked out in Christmas Lights!  Motion light displays, thousands of lights, holiday decorations and more! This event will be held daily starting Sunday December 5th through Sunday Dec 12th. Patrons can arrive to see the lights anytime during the designated times. Parking is limited so … Continue reading DeBary Winter Walk of Lights

Free Holiday Photos at Volusia County Libraries

Dress up in your holiday finest and stop by one of five Volusia County Public Library branches for a free green screen holiday photo. Free Holiday Photos at Volusia County Libraries Staff will pose families and individuals in front of a green screen and let them choose from a variety of seasonal backgrounds. Participants may dress festively, wearing any color except green. Warning: If you … Continue reading Free Holiday Photos at Volusia County Libraries

Santa Visits The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach

December 4 and December 11, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Santa will be reading  Holiday classic stories at 1:15 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:15 PM, and 2:45 PM.  The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach, 726 E. 3rd St, New Smyrna Beach Ho Ho Ho! Santa will be visiting The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach to read some of our  holiday favorites and have pictures … Continue reading Santa Visits The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach