Thursday, September 30, 2010

It's The Weekend~Finally!

There will be a British Car Show at the New Smyrna Beach Airport this Saturday from 8am-2pm. Please bring a pet food donation for  Southeast Volusia Humane Society. This is a fun car show and food and drinks will be sold to benefit the Timeless Wings and Wheels Museum.

The monthly Gallery Art Walk sponsored by Arts on Douglas  will be held this Saturday from 4pm-8pm on Canal Street.  Enjoy artist demonstrations, music, and refreshments.

Enjoy the weekend!

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Sea Squirts Program

The 2010-2011 Sea Squirts program is underway! This is a very special program designed for young children and is a great way to introduce them to our water! This mini-camp takes place at Marine Discovery Center and is specifically designed for children and an accompanying adult. This is a fantastic program for grandparents to bring the little ones to while Mom & Dad are working! To secure your spot – it is important that you make a reservation in advance. The cost is only $5.00 per participant, great price, great program!

Get complete information here and go to the Marine Discovery Center website for information on all their  programs.

Other upcoming events at the center:

Nautical Flea Market

One Day Camps - great option for those days off school (teacher work days etc.)

Home School Days

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Port Orange Family Days

The 15th Annual Port Orange Family Days will be held September 30th-October 3rd. There will be food, vendors, entertainment, a carnival. Something for everyone at this popular family event. A complete schedule of events and performers is available on their website.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Jazz'n Up The Arts

Come on over to Indian River Village Shopping Center next Saturday, October 2nd for Jazz'n Up The Arts. Presented by SouthStar Productions, this festival will feature live Jazz Concerts, fantastic wine and food and arts and crafts. The festival will be held from 10am-10pm, Indian River Village is the Publix Plaza beachside.

This should be a fun follow-up to the Jazz Festival!

Admission is free!

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Do You Have A Cute Kid?

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is looking for the cutest kids in East Central Florida to be a part of the BirthCare Center’s 2011 Cutie Calendar. 

Volusia and Flagler county parents are invited to bring their children aged newborn to 3-years-old to be photographed on Sunday, Oct. 17 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the hospital campus, located at 305 Memorial Medical Parkway in Daytona Beach. 

The event will feature local vendors, kids activities and tours of the BirthCare Center.  First come, first served. Limited number of entries. Admission is free. Visit Florida Hospital Cutie Calendar for more details and downloadable entry forms.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Charity Auction for Halifax Health Hospice

Maloney's Oyster Bar on Canal Street is always a good time, with good beer and good food. Come out on September 28th and raise money for Halifax Health-Hospice of Volusia/Flagler.

 Enjoy live Irish music drink specials and a fun live auction some of the items include a British Army windproof jacket worn by Royal Engineers assigned to Afghanistan, a fishing trip, gift certificates to local businesses, a Keg of Brew, Wine, Flowers and so much more. All profits and donated good's proceeds will be giving to Halifax Health Traumatic Loss Program.

Contact Maloney's at 386-424-1312 if you would like to donate goods or services to the auction. They are located at 147 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach!

Get more details on Maloney's Facebook Page

Support your local business!

National Take Back Initiative

On September 25, 2010, DEA will coordinate an effort with state and local law enforcement agencies to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from our nation’s medicine cabinets. From 10am-2pm collection activities will take place at sites established throughout the country.  The National Take-Back Day provides an opportunity for the public to surrender expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications for destruction. The program is anonymous, prescription and over the counter solid dosage medications, intra-venous solutions, injectables, and needles will not be accepted. Illicit substances such as marijuana or methamphetamine are not a part of this initiative.   

In our area you can drop off these medications at the New Smyrna Beach Police Department or the Port Orange Police Department. If you are out of the area check this link for a location near you. 

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Jazz Festival

The 10th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival kicks off this Friday, September 24, 2010. The complete schedule of events is available on NSBFla. Enjoy Jazz, food and drinks at choice venues along Flagler Ave, Atlantic Ave and 3rd Avenue all weekend long. Every year it is a great time and the weather is supposed to be perfect!

Support your local business!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Do the Mango Tango on Flagler!

Have you tried Mango Tango yet? They are located at 364 Flagler Avenue in New Smyrna Beach and have some fresh, fantastic, frozen yogurt! They have six fresh flavors and over 30 toppings to choose from. Prices are good and they are locally owned and operated! Check them out and let us know how you like it!

Support your local business!

Monday, September 20, 2010

Daytona Seafood Fest

The Daytona Seafood Fest is this Saturday, September 25th at Manatee Island Park. The fun starts at 11am and runs until 10pm. Admission is $5.00 and kids under 12 are free. There will be fresh local seafood, vendors and entertainment. This years Seafood Fest will benefit the Boy Scouts of America, Central Florida Council.

Fun & Fashion on Flagler

Come on out to Flagler Avenue tomorrow night, September 21st for Fun & Fashion on Flagler. From 5-7pm join Go Fish Clothing & Jewelry, Gyftz, Clancy's Cantina, Janie's Indian River Bazaar and Island Images for refreshments, music, shopping and fun to benefit the Children's Advocacy Center of Volusia County.

All participants are donating 10% of the profits from all items sold during the event to Children's Advocacy Center. Support a great local cause!

11th Annual Billfish Invitational

The 11th Annual Billfish Invitational is being held in New Smyrna Beach October 7-10th. Here is the complete schedule of events for this big weekend of fishing and fun.

Local businesses that would like to host a stop on the Canal Street Historic District "Progressive Food & Wine Pairing" on Friday, October 8th should contact Dr. Wendy Edwards or the Chamber of Commerce for more information. This popular event will feature appetizers and wine provided by Riverside Catering. It will take place along Canal Street immediately following weigh-in on Friday.

Support your local business!

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Win a Web Site


Victoria Perkins at A Cut Above Designs is celebrating her 7th anniversary this month and is giving the gift to you!

Go on over to her Website and register to win one of two FREE Custom websites. Winners will be announced on September 30, 2010. While you are there you can check out some of the fantastic sites she has done for her customers. She also designs business cards, yard signs, car magnets, banners and much more. Her prices are very competitive and her products are excellent!

Support your local business!

Monday, September 13, 2010

The American Legion Has Food

The American Legions Post 17, located at 619 Canal Street has many opportunities for food. Good food and lots of it. Every Thursday from 4:30-6:30 pm they have serve a spaghetti dinner with salad and garlic bread for $7.00. This Friday they will serve a roast pork dinner with all the fixings from 4:30pm-6:30pm. The cost is also $7.00.  They also serve breakfast every Sunday from 8 to 11 a.m.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Art Walk on Flagler

This month the Art Walk on Flagler Ave is a week earlier than usual. It will be this Saturday, September 18th beginning at 10am running through 6pm. The Art Walk will feature painting, jewelry, ceramics, glass blowing, sculpture, fabric arts and more. 

Support your local business!

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Marine Mania

Marine Mania is coming to a Causeway near you!

November 6, 2010, the Marine Discovery Center is holding Marine Mania, a Nautical Rummage Sale. It will be held from 8am-3pm at the Center on the North Causeway. You can sell pretty much anything, even your boat. Nautical items wanted and in high demand! There are still spaces left to sell your stuff. Click on the Marine Mania link above for more information. All proceeds benefit the programs at the Center. Great fun for a great cause!


Thursday night is Bike Night at VFW Post 4250 in New Smyrna Beach,  EVERY Thursday night from 5pm to 10pm.  There are drink specials, food, fun, music, games, drawings and prizes!  They will feature $1.50 Rum Drinks, $1.00 Draft Beer, $1.00 Hot Dogs, $2.00 Hamburgers and a Cornhole Tournament, I am not sure what a Cornhole Tournament is. If you know please share with me. The VFW is located at 2350 Sunset Drive, New Smyrna Beach (behind the New Smyrna Municipal Airport)

Bugs in the Hanger II is taking place on Saturday, September 11th from 9am-2pm, this is a fun car show sponsored by Timeless Wings and Wheels, they will sell food and drinks to benefit the museum. They will also be collecting pet donations for the Southeast Volusia Humane Society. The event will be held at the New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

MS Benefit at Pub 44

The MS 150 Plan B Cycling Team is hosting a beneift to raise money for MS at Pub 44 on Thursday, September 9th at 6:00pm.

Come out to the Pub 44 Comedy Night starring "The Disgruntled Clown"...thrown out of every circus in the world.  The #1 underground comedian in America.  A really BIG clown with an attitude. (Leave the kids home for this one, not for children!)

Tickets are $15 each if purchased in advance or can be purchased at the door for $20. If you buy a ticket you are eligible for one of their great door prizes (even if you are not present you can win). There will also be a 50/50 raffle and plenty of fun all to benefit MS.

Support your local business!

Friday, September 3, 2010

Samsula Events

 As promised I am trying to branch out and give events not just on the beach but all over Southeast Volusia County....The SN PJ Lodge on Samsula Rd. invites the public to its annual Fish Fry beginning at 12:30 p.m. on September 6th.  Those attending need to bring a covered dish or two to share.  Non-members may eat for a $5 donation.  The lodge opens at 11 a.m. for anyone wishing to come and help fry the fish and make other dishes of cheese grits, baked beans, hushpuppies and cole slaw. Makes me hungry thinking about it.

Samsula Women's Club is also taking recipes for their 4th edition Country Cookbook. They plan to have it published in time for Christmas. I have an older edition that I was given and it is wonderful! You can drop off your recipes to any Women's Club member or at Mike's Corner in Samsula. You can also email them to They are also still taking advertisements, contact Grace Daniels for more information on that. She can be reached at 386-426-2841  

The club is also hosting their Annual Fall Festival and Craft Show on October 2, 2010 at the SNPJ Lodge. It will start at 8am and run til 2pm. If you would like to rent a table contact Grace for that as well. Tables inside are $10.00 and $5.00 for outside. There will be breakfast available and lunch will be served from 11am-1pm.

More Labor Day Events tomorrow! Stay tuned....

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