Friday, Nov. 26
•Turkey Run: The 48th Daytona Turkey Run starts at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving day at Daytona International Speedway and runs through Sunday, Nov. 28.
The event is held 100% outside within 480 acres of infield. While masks are not being mandated, they are encouraged. Stationary hand sanitizing stations will also be set up throughout the infield.
The 48th Daytona Turkey Run admission is $15 Thursday through Saturday and $10 on Sunday. Children younger than 11 are free. Show hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Free parking is available at the Daytona Speedway all four days. For more information, visit turkeyrun.com.
•Peabody Auditorium: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas performance will be at 7:30p.m. at Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach. Tickets are available for purchase at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at (800) 982-2787 or between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Peabody Box Office. Ticket prices are $43, $53, and $63 plus applicable surcharges.
•Annual Gaslight Parade and Antique Car Show: Celebrate the “Birthplace of Speed” with vintage cars, motorcycles and trucks. The Gaslight Parade will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26. Vehicles stretching as far back as the Model T strut their stuff along East Granada Boulevard and A1A. Pop in for a close up at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Fortunato Park where the vehicles will be on display. Both events are by the Volusia Region Antique Automobile Club of America. Admission is free.
•Cinematique: “The Card Counter” and “Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time” will be shown this week at Cinematique, 242 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach. For more information or tickets, visit cinematique.org.
•The Magic of Lights at DIS: Back for its fifth year at the World Center of Racing, Magic of Lights from Nov. 26 to Jan. 1. Advanced tickets are at magicoflights.com/daytona.
The drive-through will be open from 6-10 p.m. nightly except for Thanksgiving weekend Nov. 25-28 when hours of operation will be 7-10 p.m.
Until Dec. 9, tickets are $20 per standard vehicle in advance or $30 at the gate Monday to Thursday, or $35 Friday to Sunday. Tickets after Dec. 9, are $25 per standard vehicle in advance or $35 at the gate Monday to Thursday, or $40 Friday to Sunday. Oversized vehicles cost more.
Saturday, Nov. 27
•Flagler Avenue Wine Walk: The walk will be from 1-7 p.m. in New Smyrna Beach. During the progressive event, taste your choice of up to 100 showcased wines. Wine tasting passports are $30 and include 20 tasting tickets and a keepsake wine glass. Those who want to share their 20 tasting tickets with a friend may get an additional wine glass for $5. Flagler Avenue will not be closed for this event, which takes place inside host locations. Tickets are at eventbrite.com until 11 a.m. the day of the event. Tickets can be picked up at the corner of South Cooper Street and Flagler starting at Noon. Tickets may also be purchased there, starting at Noon.
•Athens Theatre: “Elf the Musical” will be performed select days Nov. 27-Dec 19, at 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand. Preferred reserved seating tickets are $31. Adult tickets are $26 and senior tickets are $24. Student/Child tickets are $12. Box seats will be available. For more information or for tickets, call (386) 736-1500 or visit athensdeland.com.
Sunday, Nov. 28
•Cinematique: “Moonrise Kingdom” will be shown at 3 p.m. at 242 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit cinematique.org.
•Walk: AVA Happy Wanderers will host a 5/10K Walk at 1 p.m., at Courtyard by Marriott, 308 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Park at PNC Bank, 312 N. Woodland Blvd. The cost is $3. For more information, call (386) 256-2160, (386) 214-3890 or visit happywanderersfl.org.
•Daytona Beach Choral Society: The society will perform 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Ormond Beach Presbyterian Church, 105 Amsden Road. The community choir will perform a selection of Advent and Christmas songs. The event will conclude with a carol sing-a-long. (Face masks recommended.)
Admission is $10. Visit daytonabeachchoralsociety.com for more information.
Tuesday, Nov. 30
•Improv: Random Acts of Insanity improv troupe will perform at 8 p.m. at Cinematique, 242 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach. Tickets are $6. For more information, visit cinematique.org or call (386) 252-3118.
Wednesday, Dec. 1
•Walk: AVA Happy Wanderers will host a free 5K Walk at 6 p.m., at Riverside Park, 105 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach. For more information, call (386) 256-2160, (386) 214-3890 or visit happywanderersfl.org.
•Slo’ Jam at The Hub on Canal: The Slo’ Jam at the Hub on Canal, hosted by Marcia Buckingham, will be from 6-8 p.m. at 132 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach. Open to all musicians – beginner and advanced. Bring a guitar, ukulele, harmonica, percussion, etc. Play, sing along or just listen. Playbooks provided.
The fee is $5 at the door, to join the jam or to listen. For more information, visit thehuboncanal.org or call (386) 957-3924.
•Lake Helen Tree Lighting:The City of Lake Helen will host is Christmas Tree Lighting at 6 p.m. at Blake Park, 126 Washington Ave E, Lake Helen. For more information, call (386) 228-2121.
•Cirque Dreams Holidaze: The holiday show, with more than 20 of the world’s most accomplished artists and circus acts, will be a Broadway-style musical at 7:30 p.m. at Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach.
Ticket prices are $43, $53 and $63 plus applicable surcharges. Groups of 15 or more may reserve tickets by contacting the group sales coordinator at (386) 671-3466.
Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com, by phone at (800) 982-2787 or between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Peabody Box Office.
•Christmas Candlelight Concert: The Stetson School of Music has increased the number of tickets for Lee Chapel and they are available for each of the following performances: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, and Thursday Dec. 2, and 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3. Lee Chapel is in Elizabeth Hall at 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.
For tickets, visit buytickets.at/stetsonuniversityschoolofmusic. All seating is general admission, $40 per ticket with a $1 processing fee.
Thursday, Dec. 2
•Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach: “A Christmas Story” will be performed select days from Dec. 2-12 at The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach, 726 E. 3rd St.
Tickets are $21 for adults, $20 for seniors and $11 for children. Tickets may be purchase online at nsbplayers.org or by phone at (386) 423-1246. Tickets may also be purchased in person from 1-4 p.m. Thursday and Friday,and two hours prior to performance.
•Light Up Orange City / Movie in the Park: This event will be Friday, Dec. 3, at City Hall and Dickinson Park, 5:30 p.m. 205 E Graves Ave., Orange City. Mayor Gary Blair will flip the switch in front of City Hall, making the area glimmer with lights. Enjoy food trucks, an ice skating rink, train ride, Santa photos and a holiday movie. Activities are free. Food will be available for purchase.
•Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center: Children's Musical Theatre will perform Disney's Frozen Jr. select times Dec. 3-5 at 399 N. U.S. 1. Based on the 2018 Broadway musical, Frozen Jr. brings Elsa, Anna and the magical land of Arendelle to life onstage. Reserved seating is $17.50 per person includes all fees. For more information, call (386) 676-3375.
•Daytona Beach Shores Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting: This event to benefit Operation Changing Lives will begin at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 4, followed by food Trucks and DJ Dave at the Shores Community Center, 3000 Bellemead Drive. Members of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at Veterans Park at 4:30 p.m. and the celebration will culminate with the Tree Lighting at Veterans Park at about 5:45 p.m. The parade will begin at Crabby Joe’s parking lot, 3701 S. Atlantic Ave., and travel north on South Atlantic Avenue for nearly two miles, turning left onto Bellemead Drive and ending at the Shores Community Center
•Christmas Gala: The Casements Guild presents it 43rd annual gala, “The Jewel of Ormond Beach,” from Dec. 3-5 at 25 Riverside Drive.
The event will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3; noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 at Admission is free each day. For more information, visit thecasements.net or call (386) 676-3216.
•South Daytona North Pole Drive-Through: This event will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3. Drive through the North Pole at Reed Canal Park, 919 Reed Canal Road, and see Santa. Treats will be given along the way.
•Tree Lighting Ceremony: The City of Holly Hill will host its 62nd annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3 in front of City Hall at 1065 S. Ridgewood Ave. Miss Florida USA 2021 Ashley Carino and Miss Florida Teen USA 2021 Breanna Myles will attend.
•Holly Hill Christmas Parade: This event will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, starting just south of the intersection of Flomich Street and Ridgewood Avenue at 15th Street, proceed south to 10th Street, then east onto 10th Street, ending on Daytona Avenue behind City Hall. For more information, call (386) 248-9441.
•Holiday Craft Boutique: Start your Holiday Shopping early at the Edgewater-New Smyrna Beach Elks Lodge No. 1557 Holiday Craft Boutique from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at 820 Park Ave., Edgewater. There will be more than 30 Local crafters, Chinese auction, 50/50 and fresh baked goods. The public is welcome.
•City of Deltona: Holiday Night of Lights with Santa and his toy soldiers will be turned at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 4, at City Hall, 2345 Providence Blvd. For more information, call Parks & Recreation at (386) 878-8900.
•Volusia Civic Ballet: Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the ballet will offer several performances of the Nutcracker. In addition to the full-length production, a condensed narrated Family Series show is Dec 4. This performance is suitable for audiences with special needs, all levels of mobility and young children.
The Children’s Sugar Plum Tea is offered Dec. 4 and Dec. 5, one hour prior to the show for children ages 3-12.
Performances also will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5.
Ticket prices range from $20 to $45 plus surcharges. Children’s Sugar Plum Tea tickets are an additional $20 per child. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com, call (800) 982-2787 or visit the box office between the hours of 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Monday to Friday.
•New Smyrna Beach Christmas Parade: The parade begins at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Flagler and Atlantic Avenues and proceeds west along the North Causeway, turning south on Riverside Drive, then west on Canal Street and ends at Orange Street. For more information, call (386) 410-2890.
•Daytona Beach Christmas Boat Parade: Presented by the Halifax River Yacht Club the parade will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 on the Halifax River with viewing on Seabreeze, Main Street and West ISB bridges and along Beach Street. For more information, visit daytonabeach.com.
•Christmas in the Park: Port Orange Parks & Recreation will host a free holiday event from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, in City Center Park, There will be horse drawn carriage rides, live music from local choirs, meet and greet with Santa and Mrs. Claus, hot chocolate and snacks. Proceeds from food and drinks sale will benefit Foundation37. For more information, call (386) 506-5851.
•Stetson University: Holiday Concert featuring the University Concert Band will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 at Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for youth and free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a Stetson University ID and ages 12 and younger. . For information, visit stetson.edu/concerts. Tickets are available tickettailor.com/events/stetsonuniversityschoolofmusic.
•Port Orange Holiday Parade: The parade starts at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, at Dunlawton Avenue, between Jackson Street and Spruce Creek Road. For more information, call (386) 506-5851 or port-orange.org/events.
•Peabody Auditorium: George Thorogood & The Destroyers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at 600 Auditorium Blvd. Daytona Beach. Since 1975, George Thorogood & The Destroyers have sold more than 15 million albums, played more than 8,000 live shows, and built a catalog of classic hits that includes “Get A Haircut”, “I Drink Alone”, “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer”, “Move It On Over” and the definitive anthem “Bad To The Bone.” Tickets will be available at ticketmaster.com, by phone at (800) 982-2787 or between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Ticket prices range from $40.50 to $65.50 plus applicable surcharges.
•Breakfast with Santa. The City of Deltona will host a breakfast from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. The cost is $5, which includes a photo with Santa and a kid-friendly continental breakfast. For more information, call Deltona Parks & Recreation at (386) 878-8900.
•City of Deltona: Holiday Night of Lights with food trucks and snow in the courtyard at City Hall with be from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11, at City Hall, 2345 Providence Blvd. For more information, call Deltona Parks & Recreation at (386) 878-8900.
•All Aboard Flea & Farmers Market: The market is open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday to Sunday at 5005 S. Ridgewood Ave. Port Orange, rain or shine. Free admission and free parking. More than 120 vendors. For more information and reservations, call (386) 523-3579 or visit allaboardmarket.com.
•American Legion Post 285: The post is open at 1 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday. Karaoke is 5-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Meals, open to the public, are 5-7 p.m. or until sold out Thursday and Friday. Bingo, open to the public, is at 2 p.m. Sunday. The post is at 4497 U.S. 1, Edgewater. For more information, call (386) 210-4926.
•Artisan Alley Farmer’s Market: The market is from 6-9 p.m. each Friday in Downtown DeLand and offers local, organic produce, plants, orchids and homemade breads. For more information, call (386) 589-3118.
•Bluegrass Jam: The jam will be at 7 p.m. each Monday at the Rose Bay Campground, 5200 S. Nova Road, Port Orange. The sessions are free and open to the public. For more information, call (386) 314-5255.
•The Casements: The former winter home of John D. Rockefeller is owned by the City of Ormond Beach and serves as a civic and cultural center. It is open for self-guided tours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach. Large group tours are by appointment only. For more information, call (386) 676-3216 or visit thecasements.net.
•Coronado/Mainland Shuffleboard Club: The club is now open to new members. Summer games start at 10 a.m. Monday to Friday. Year-round hours are 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 10 a.m. Saturdays. Courts are at Flagler Avenue and Pine Street in New Smyrna Beach. For more information, call (386) 426-1289 or visit cmshuffleboard.org.
•Daughters of the American Revolution, Jane Sheldon Chapter: The group meets at 11:30 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at Hidden Lakes Golf Club, 35 Fairgreen Ave., New Smyrna Beach. For more information call (386) 426-1881 or visit FSSDAR.org
•Daytona Beach Toastmasters Club: Meetings are at 6 p.m. each Monday virtually through Zoom. For more information or to join, call Richard Zicker at (386) 386 212-0702 or email email@example.com.
•Daytona Flea and Farmers Market: The market is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 1425 Tomoka Farms Road, Daytona Beach. For more information, visit daytonafleamarket.com.•DeLand Bridge Club: The club is at 165 Deerfield Road. All levels welcome, no partner necessary. Bridge lessons are available. The cost is $6 for members, $8 for non-members. If you need a partner, call the day before. For more information, visit delandbridge.com or call (386)734-7170.
•DeLand Flea Market: The market is open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at 535 Fair St. For more information, call (386) 631-6500.
•DeLeon Springs Farm Swap: The authentic farm swap is from 7 a.m. to noon the first and third Saturdays of the month at Spring Garden Ranch, 900 Spring Garden Ranch Road. Family friendly and free to the public. For vendor information, visit deleonspringsfarmswap.com.
•Downtown Daytona Beach Farmers Market: The market is from 7 a.m. to noon each Saturday at Magnolia and Beach Streets in Daytona Beach.
•Elks Lodge 1557: Every Friday is a dinner buffet with dancing and entertainment from 5-7 p.m. The cost is $12 for members and $14 for non-members. Lunch and card games are offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Tuesday. Pot Luck Bingo is at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month and includes a power ball. Participants should bring a dish to share. Bunco is at 1 p.m. each second Sunday of the month. Spaghetti dinner is from 5-7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. The cost is $7. The lodge is at 820 W. Park Ave..Edgewater. For more information, call (386) 427-2512.
•Environmental Discovery Center: The center is open for self-guided tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, at 601 Division Ave., Ormond Beach. Guests are limited to 10 people at one time. Admission is free. For more information, call (386) 615-7081.
•Gamble Place and Cracker Creek: Gamble Place and Cracker Creek are at 1795 Taylor Road, Port Orange. Gamble Place offers self-guided tours Wednesday to Sunday. Crack Creek one-hour eco tours are offered Friday, Saturday and Sunday; two-hour private tours and group sunset cruises by reservation. For more information, call (386) 304-0778 or visit crackercreek.com.
•Holly Hill Historic Society Museum: Open noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday at 1066 Ridgewood Ave., Holly Hill. Tour historic photographs and artifacts. View the five-time Emmy Award winning film "The Real McCoy." Free admission. For more information, call (386) 252-2339.
•Kiwanis Club of Southeast Volusia: Meets at noon every Wednesday at Hidden Lakes Golf Club, 35 Fairgreen Ave., New Smyrna Beach. For more information, call (386) 243-4476 or visit nsbkiwanis.com.
•Lake Helen Market in the Park: The market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday at Blake Park, 437 N. Lakeview Drive.
•Lilian Place 1884 Museum Tours: Lilian Place is the oldest grand home on Daytona Beachside and is now a Victorian era museum. Guided tours daily (closed Tuesday) from 1-5 p.m. Last tour at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person (Children under 12 and veterans free.) Lilian Place is at 111 Silver Beach Avenue, Daytona Beach. For more information, call (386) 256-4810.
•Marine Discovery Center: The center, a local nonprofit dedicated to teaching the public about the Indian River Lagoon, offers boat and kayak tours daily. Two-hour tours are led by certified naturalists who explain marine species along the way. The center is at 520 Barracuda Blvd., New Smyrna Beach. Facility hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call (386) 428-4828 or visit marinediscoverycenter.org.
•New Smyrna Beach Farmer’s Market: Each Saturday from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. vendors take their places in front of Old Fort Park in the Canal Street Historic District, 210 Sams Ave., New Smyrna Beach. For information, visit canalstreetnsb.com or call (404) 429-5524.
•Oak Hill Flea Market: The market is open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 351 N. U.S. 1, Oak Hill. For more information, call (386) 451-3799.
•Ormond Beach Farmers Market: The farmers market is open each Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 22 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach. For more information, visit ormondbeachmainstreet.com.
•Ormond Beach Historical Society Welcome Center and Museum: The “Gateway to the Ormond Scenic Loop” features historical photographs, a 20-minute DVD and interpretive panels. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free at 38 E. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach. For more information, call (386) 677-7005 or visit ormondhistory.org.
•Pictona: Exercise and entertainment classes are available at 1060 Ridgewood Ave., Holly Hill. To register for classes or for more information, visit pictona.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (386) 238-9276.
•Ponce Inlet Lighthouse: The lighthouse is open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. each day at 4931 S Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet. Admission is $6.95 adults, $1.95 children 3-11, 2 and younger free. For more information, call (386) 761-1821 or visit ponceinlet.org,
•Port Orange Elks Lodge: Bingo is Fridays at 5207 Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange. Doors open 9 a.m. Game starts at 11 a.m. All proceeds support charities. For more information, call (386) 767-8572.
•Republican Club of Southeast Volusia County: Monthly luncheon meeting is at 11:45 a.m. the second Thursday at Hidden Lakes Country Club, 35 Fairgreen Ave., New Smyrna Beach. The cost is $15 and reservations are required by calling (386) 258-1991.
•Stetson Mansion: Historic tours will be offered from Tuesdays and Saturdays at 1031 Camphor Lane, DeLand. Tours will be at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays. Safety measures are in place. Tours are $30 for adults and $20 for 21 and younger. For more information, visit stetsonmansion.com.
•South Daytona Lions Club: Meetings have resumed and are at 7:15 a.m. every Wednesday at Hannah's Restaurant, 968 Reed Canal Road, South Daytona. New members welcome.
•West Volusia Historical Society Complex: The complex at 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand, has limited access from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children under 11 and free for children under six. For more information, call (386) 740-6813, email email@example.com or visit delandhouse.com.
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