Friday, Aug. 16
•Bonkerz Comedy Club: Finesse Mitchell will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, 100 N. Atlantic Ave. Mr. Mitchell is best known for his three-year stint on Saturday Night Live, multiple Showtime specials, appearances in “Who's Your Caddy,” “Mad Money” and “Barely Lethal” on the big screen, and numerous prime-time TV appearances. Also appearing is special guest James Yon, host of the nationally-syndicated TV show, “The Lowdown.”
General admission is $25. VIP tickets are available for $99. All tickets include free valet parking. Age limit is 21, must show ID. Doors open at 8 p.m. For tickets, visit DaytonaHilton.com/ComedyClub or showclix.com.
•Summer Concert Series: The City of Daytona Beach’s Bandshell Summer Entertainment Series continues with The Dirty Doors, a Doors tribute. Show time is 7 p.m. and admission is free. VIP tickets are available for $10 per person per show and include a chair and seating near the stage. For more information, visit DaytonaBandshell.com.
•Athens Theatre: The Peace of Woodstock presents a 50th Anniversary Tribute to Woodstock at 7:30 p.m. at 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand. Peace of Woodstock is a 90-minute music-and-visuals show that’s an in-the-moment tribute to the celebrated Woodstock Music & Art Fair, the three-day concert in August 1969.
Admission is $35 for preferred reserved seating, $30 for general reserved seating. Box seats are available. For more information or tickets, call (386) 736-1500.
•Cinematique: “The Farewell” and “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I am” will be shown at 242 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach. Tickets are $9 general admission or $7 members. Matinees are $7 or $5. For more information, call (386) 252-3118.
Saturday, Aug. 17
•Ocean Center: 30th National Reptile Breeders Expo will be Saturday, Aug. 17, and Sunday, Aug. 18, at 101 N. Atlantic Ave. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors can see hundreds of captive-born snakes, spiders, lizards, amphibians and turtles along with herpetology memorabilia, books and supplies. A "Cold Blooded Creations Art Show" will also be part of the expo. For more information, visit reptilebreedersexpo.com.
•Roller Derby: Join the Thunder City Derby Sirens as they take on Fort Myers Roller Derby. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. at 1779 N. Spring Garden Ave., DeLand. Food and refreshments will be available from Brickhouse Food Truck. For more information, visit DerbySirens.com or email email@example.com.
•Athens Theatre: Jack Berrios presents Diamond, a tribute to Neil Diamond, at 7:30 pm. at 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand. Admission is $35 for preferred reserved seating or $30 for general reserved seating. Box seats are available. For more information or tickets, call (386) 736-1500.
•International Lighthouse /Lightship: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse will host this event from 10:30-2:30 p.m. at 4931 S. Peninsula Drive. Be a part of a day that promotes public awareness of lighthouses and lightships and their need for preservation. Learn about the light station, make your own lightship craft and climb the tallest lighthouse in Florida. All activities are included with regular admission. Admission is $6.95 for adults and $1.95 for children ages 2-11. For more information, visit ponceinlet.org.
•Summer Concert Series: Boxers and Southern Cross, Simon and Garfunkel and Crosby Stills Nash and Young tributes. will be at 7 p.m. at the Bandshell in Daytona Beach. Admission is free. VIP tickets are available for $10 per person per show and include a chair and seating near the stage. For more information, visit DaytonaBandshell.com.
•The Center at Deltona: Reggae and calypso sensation the Caribbean Crew will perform a free concert from 7 to 9 p.m. at 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. There will be limited seating inside the Grand Ballroom, but plenty of room for guests to dance. To attend, register on Eventbrite. The center will offer a cash bar and snacks. No outside food or beverages will be permitted. The event is sponsored by Deltona Parks & Recreation in collaboration with The Center at Deltona. For more information, call (386) 878-8900.
•Historical Bus Tour: The Ormond Beach Historical Society two-hour tour leaves at 9:45 a.m. from behind the Casements at 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach. Tickets are $20 for OBHS members and $22 for non-members, and must be purchased in advance at the MacDonald House, 38 E. Granada Blvd.
For more information, call (386) 677-7005 or visit ormondhistory.org/historical-bus-tour.
•Sounds of Summer Concert Series: The Machine will perform rock music from 6-9 p.m. at One Daytona in Daytona Beach. For more information, visit onedaytona.com.
Sunday, Aug. 18
•Cinematique: The Cafe International Summer Classic Series continues with “La Strada” (1954) at 2 p.m. at 242 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach. Tickets are $10. Series pass available for $35. Tickets are on sale the box office or call (386) 252-3118.
•Walk: AVA Happy Wanderers will host a 5K walk at 8 a.m. at Publix Beachside. 709 E. 3rd Ave., New Smyrna Beach. In Indian River Shopping Plaza. Park in SunTrust Bank lot. The cost is $3. For more information, call (386) 256-2160, (386) 214-3890 or visit happywanderersfl.org.
Tuesday, Aug. 20
•Victorian Tea: Lilian Place Heritage Center will host a Victorian Tea at 2 p.m at 1000 S Peninsula, Daytona Beach. Step back into the past. Food, scones with clotted cream, pastries and “premier” teas. Includes a walk- through tour of the Lilian Place 1884 Museum. The cost is $20 plus $1.30 tax. For a reservation, call (386) 256-4810.
Wednesday, Aug. 21
•Peabody Auditorium: Ted Nugent will perform at 7:30 p.m. at 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach. To millions of music lovers, Ted Nugent has carved a permanent place in rock and roll history as the guitar-shredding showman, selling more than 40 million albums, performing more than 6,400 high-octane concerts, and continuing to set attendance records at venues around the globe. Michael Austin, a special guest singer, songwriter and U.S. veteran, will join Mr. Nugent on his The Music Made Me Do It Again Tour!
Tickets start at $38 plus fees. For more information, call (386) 671-3460 or visit peabodyauditorium.org.
•Winedown Wednesday: Lilian Place will host a History Winedown from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at 1000 S Peninsula, Daytona Beach. History program will begin at 6:30 p.m. Special speaker is historian and re-enactor John Mann, who will portray Capt. Edward Murphy, skipper of The Commodore and friend of Stephen Crane. Drinks, music, Chef Brian's Specialty Dishes available and a sunset on the river. Walk through of 1884 Lilian Place Museum. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
For more information, call (386) 256-4810.
•Walk: AVA Happy Wanderers will host a 5K ice cream walk at 7 p.m. at Halifax Marina, 125 Basin St, Daytona Beach. Participants should bring money for ice cream after the walk. For more information, call (386) 256-2160, (386) 214-3890 or visit happywanderersfl.org.
•The Stage at Thank You Five: A Staged Reading of “Nuts” by Tom Topor will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, and Saturday, Aug. 24, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at 4606 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Unit 2N, Port Orange.
"Nuts" is not your typical courtroom drama. In fact, the play is set in the psychiatric wing of Bellevue Hospital where a sanity hearing will determine whether or not a woman is capable of standing trial for manslaughter.
Thank You Five’s staged reading of “Nuts” is directed by Robert Dimsey. Note: The play contains strong language and adult situations. Tickets are $15. For more information, call (386) 295-5699 or visit thankyoufive.org.
•Summer Concert Series: The City of Daytona Beach’s Bandshell Summer Entertainment Series continues with Fire & Ice and Love Alive, Pat Benatar and Heart tributes. Show time is 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, and admission is free. VIP tickets are available for $10 per person per show and include a chair and seating near the stage. For more information, visit DaytonaBandshell.com.
•Summer Concert Series: Turnstiles, a Billy Joel tribute, and KC & The 70s Flashback Party, a KC & The Sunshine Band tribute, will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Bandshell in Daytona Beach. Admission is free. VIP tickets are available for $10 per person per show and include a chair and seating near the stage. For more information, visit DaytonaBandshell.com.