Things to do in Daytona Beach and surrounding areas. Learn about local events, popular hobbies, sports, etc. in the area.
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Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 5:22pm. 38 Views, 0 Comments.
When: Saturday, May 18th, 10:00am-5:00pm, Sunday, May 19th, 10:00am-4:00pm
Where: Volusia County Fairgrounds, 3150 E New York Ave, Deland
What: This large craft fair includes award-winning craftspeople from across the country, exhibiting and selling, unique and one-of a-kind items and gifts. Some of the items available at this inviting event are: Victorian, folk art, primitive, and southwestern, furniture, wood items, toys, dolls, bears, clothing & accessories, jewelry, homemade fudge, Christmas items, and much more. Admission is only $6 for adults and children 12 and under are free. There is also a “buy one, get one” coupon for admission on the fair’s website. With something for everyone, this promises to be an exciting event this weekend. For…
Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 5:20pm. 55 Views, 0 Comments.
When: Saturday, May 18th, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Where: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, 4931 S. Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet
What: Since 1977, museums around the world have participated in this event; a day to raise awareness on the importance of museums in the development of society. This year the theme for this designated day is Memory and Creativity equals Social Change. Find out what it took for local volunteers, beginning in 1972, to transform an old abandoned light station into the National Historic Landmark that it is today. Join the fun and tour the grounds, climb the tower and hear about Lighthouse history. Educational and entertaining workshops will be offered. Activities are included in the cost of regular admission, and no advance reservations are…
Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 4:06pm. 46 Views, 0 Comments.
When: Sunday, May 19th, 6:00pm
Where: Kenneth W. Parker Amphitheater, 2001 City Center Circle
What: In celebration of the City’s Centennial, the Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a series of free concerts. This Sunday night, enjoy the dance music of "The Sound." In addition to the live music, there will be gourmet food trucks and a kid zone. Don’t miss out on this great free, family event in Port Orange. All performances are subject to change. For more information, call 386-506-5936.
Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 8:51am. 216 Views, 0 Comments.
Tonight's the night many Port Orange locals have been waiting for. Starting at 4:00 pm, Panheads Pizzeria will open its doors at their new location at 4085 S. Ridgewood Avenue. A New Smyrna Beach favorite for years, Panheads Pizzeria serves a unique and delicious mix of pizza, pasta dishes, and salads. Consisting of the freshest ingredients and produce, Panheads uses a traditional family recipe to create amazing pizzas such as “Flirting with Disaster”, which is topped with smoked BBQ pork, cheddar cheese, southern slaw, and South Carolina drizzle. Other specialty pizzas you will find here include “Freebird”, “Whole Lotta Love”, and “Simple Man”, for those who want an extraordinary take on traditional cheese pizza. You may be overwhelmed by…
Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 3:17pm. 455 Views, 0 Comments.
Showcasing the quality of both our local school system and the excellent families that reside in Port Orange, Meryl Liu, a Cypress Creek Elementary student, was named the “Doodle 4 Google” state winner for Florida. This national art competition is open to all K-12 students in the United States and asks them to create their own Google doodle. This year’s theme was “My Best Day Ever.” Here is her drawing depicting a child surrounded by endangered birds, with the following caption:
“My best day ever would be that I could spend a day in the forest with all the endangered birds. I want to study them in order to save them so that they would flourish throughout the planet, and others can enjoy their best days with these beautiful…
Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 2:40pm. 77 Views, 0 Comments.
Get ready to rock and roll as the world famous Hard Rock is coming to the “World’s Most Famous Beach.” Hard Rock International made the announcement late last week, detailing the 375,000-square foot complex that will sprawl along a prime oceanfront location on State Road A1A in Daytona Beach.
Slated to open in 2016, the massive development will feature 100 condominium units, 250 hotel rooms, a signature Hard Rock Cafe and all the Hard Rock brand signatures from Rock Star Suites to Vibe managers, a RockSpa, Sleep Like a Rock linens and even a recording studio for guests to use during their stay. The resort will also feature a pool with a bar and grill, ballroom, and meeting spaces.
The new business is expected to bring around 300 jobs to…
Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 11:15am. 59 Views, 0 Comments.
When: Saturday, May 11th, 11:00am - 7:00pm
Where: Manatee Island - 325 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach
What: Come enjoy delicious seafood, great entertainment, a Super Kid's Zone, vendors, displays and all the family fun you can handle. There will be a Boy Scout’s butterfly release at noon and 4 pm, which you won’t want to miss. The gates open at 10:30 a.m and general admission is $5, with kids 12 and under free. Enjoy a day of great seafood dishes, live entertainment, cold beer, and even a petting zoo! This promises to be a great event for the whole family. Visit Daytona Seafood Festival for more information.
Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 11:06am. 39 Views, 0 Comments.
When: Saturday, May 11th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Where: Museum Of Arts & Sciences, 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach
What: The Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach is continuing their series of laser light shows in the planetarium. This is a great event for music lovers as well as a simple and inexpensive night out that is sure to entertain. This Saturday’s schedule is as follows:
- 7 p.m. Laser Vinyl - Rock songs from the 70’s and 80’s
- 8 p.m. Laser Zeppelin
- 9 p.m. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
Tickets are $5 for one show, $7 for two shows or $9 for all three shows. There will also be snacks and beverages available for purchase. Seating is limited, so to buy you tickets in advance or for more information, visit Museum of Arts…
Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 10:55am. 53 Views, 0 Comments.
When: Friday, May 10th, 1:00pm
Where:The City's Adult Center Annex, 3738 Halifax Drive
What: Come learn about how the City of Daytona Beach had plans to annex Port Orange! In 1962, Daytona Beach started annexing land west and south of Port Orange, including Harbor Oaks and Allandale. If not for the efforts of Mayor Wilbur Wills, Port Orange would not exist today. This is an official Centennial Event, and is a great opportunity to learn more about our popular community.
Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 6:51pm. 68 Views, 0 Comments.
If you haven’t noticed, Port orange is growing by leaps and bounds these days. There are an array of commercial construction projects near the Port Orange Pavilion and Altamira Shopping Center on Dunlawton Avenue that will house BJ’s Wholesale Club among other businesses. This growth is paralleled in the real estate sector where the availability of quality Port Orange homes is dwindling with many families relocating here to call Port Orange home. Some of the best Port Orange neighborhoods, those with newer homes, and in close proximity to award-winning Port Orange schools have very few active listings. Some of these highly sought neighborhoods include:
- Town Park - only 4 active Listings
- Sanctuary - only 3 homes available
- Rolling Hills…