West Volusia Calendar Nov. 22-Dec. 1, 2018

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Thursday, Nov. 22 

Thanksgiving Day

The staff of The West Volusia Beacon, your hometown newspaper, wishes everyone a happy Thanksgiving Day. 

Daytona Turkey Run

8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. More than 6,000 vintage, classic and custom cars, muscle cars, race cars and trucks will be on display and for sale. Also, a swap meet where vendors will sell and trade hard-to-find auto parts and accessories; artisan alley with fashion, art and food vendors; the original Batcopter from the Batman TV series, along with the 1966 Batmobile and 1966 Batcycle on display; noon-4 p.m. Hops & Hoods Craft Beer Festival (samples cost four for $5 or 10 for $10); must be age 21 or above. 12-foot-tall auto robot KING ROBOTA; free Little Gobbler’s Play Zone with bounce houses, an obstacle course, inflatable games and more. Turkey Run tickets: $15; free for children age 10 and younger. Free parking. Visit www.TurkeyRun.com.

Friday, Nov. 23 

Daytona Turkey Run

8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. More than 6,000 vintage, classic and custom cars, muscle cars, race cars and trucks will be on display and for sale. Also, a swap meet where vendors will sell and trade hard-to-find auto parts and accessories; artisan alley with fashion, art and food vendors; the original Batcopter from the Batman TV series, along with the 1966 Batmobile and 1966 Batcycle on display; noon-4 p.m. Hops & Hoods Craft Beer Festival (samples cost four for $5 or 10 for $10); must be age 21 or above. 12-foot-tall auto robot KING ROBOTA; free Little Gobbler’s Play Zone with bounce houses, an obstacle course, inflatable games and more. Turkey Run tickets: $15; free for children age 10 and younger. Free parking. Visit www.TurkeyRun.com. 

Artisan Alley Friday Night Growers and Makers Market

6-9 p.m. on Artisan Alley, behind The Beacon office, 110 W. New York Ave., Downtown DeLand. Featuring local produce, plants, honey, baked goods, candles, soaps and more. Free admission. 

Saturday, Nov. 24

Small Business Saturday

This is a shopping day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country.

Farmers Market

7 a.m.-3 p.m. at 535 Fair St., off West State Road 44, at the intersection of Carlis Road and Fair Street, DeLand.

Farmers Market

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Call 407-443-6965.

Market in the Park

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Blake Park, 437 S. Lakeview Drive, Lake Helen. Call 305-393-0682.

Daytona Turkey Run

8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. More than 6,000 vintage, classic and custom cars, muscle cars, race cars and trucks will be on display and for sale. Also, a swap meet where vendors will sell and trade hard-to-find auto parts and accessories; artisan alley with fashion, art and food vendors; the original Batcopter from the Batman TV series, along with the 1966 Batmobile and 1966 Batcycle on display. Noon-4 p.m. Hops & Hoods Craft Beer Festival (samples cost four for $5 or 10 for $10); must be age 21 or older. 12-foot-tall auto robot KING ROBOTA; free Little Gobbler’s Play Zone with bounce houses, an obstacle course, inflatable games and more. Turkey Run tickets: $15; free for children age 10 and younger. Free parking. Visit www.TurkeyRun.com.

Pieces of an Ancient World

9 a.m.-noon at DeLeon Springs State Park, 601 Ponce DeLeon Blvd. View two ancient dugout canoes, the oldest in the Western Hemisphere, that were discovered at the park, and learn how important water travel was to the Native Americans, as well as the techniques used to create these watercraft. Park entrance fees apply.

Jay Walking

9:30-11:30 a.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Learn about Florida scrub jays, and practice their calls in the LEC classroom. Afterward, the group will walk through Lyonia Preserve to look for birds. Bring binoculars and a camera. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Creature Feature

2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. An animal-care volunteer will describe the lifestyles of sea urchins, sea stars and sea cucumbers. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Christmas Parade and Santa’s Village

4 p.m. parade begins. (Lineup will begin at 3 p.m. at the corner of Main Street and Summit Avenue.) After the parade, there will be a ribbon-cutting at Lake Helen Equestrian Center, 321 Pleasant St., for Santa’s Village and the Butler Express Christmas Train; food trucks; market vendors; bounce house; music; visit with Santa; Ugly Sweater Contest. Free admission. Visit www.lakehelen.com.

Thanksgiving Poetry Competition

7:30-10 p.m. at TY5 Theater, 4606 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Port Orange. Joshua Carrasco, aka MADD ILLZ, an award-winning Hip Hop slammer, will be the featured performer. Poetry and all styles of entertainment are welcome. Cash prizes will be awarded for the best stage appearance. Admission: $5. Call 386-337-4567, or email to axelrod@creativehappiness.org.

Sunday, Nov. 25

Farmers Market

7 a.m.-3 p.m. at 535 Fair St., off West State Road 44, at the intersection of Carlis Road and Fair Street, DeLand.

Daytona Turkey Run

8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. More than 6,000 vintage, classic and custom cars, muscle cars, race cars and trucks will be on display and for sale. Also, a swap meet where vendors will sell and trade hard-to-find auto parts and accessories; artisan alley with fashion, art and food vendors; the original Batcopter from the Batman TV series, along with the 1966 Batmobile and 1966 Batcycle on display. Noon-4 p.m. Hops & Hoods Craft Beer Festival (samples cost four for $5 or 10 for $10); must be age 21 or older. 12-foot-tall auto robot KING ROBOTA; free Little Gobbler’s Play Zone with bounce houses, an obstacle course, inflatable games and more. Turkey Run tickets: $10; free for children age 10 and younger. Free parking. Visit www.TurkeyRun.com.

Tinker Lab

1-4 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade can build and create using supplies provided. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

The Missing Piece

2-3:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Learn how to upcycle old jigsaw-puzzle pieces into holiday ornaments. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Monday, Nov. 26

Classes Resume

Classes resume today in Volusia County public schools, after the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Movies at the Library

11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Featuring Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna, and learns more about her mother's past. Rated PG-13. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Documentary Film Series

1 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring Three Identical Strangers. In 1980s New York, three young men meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. Then they discover why. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

Walk-In E-Lab

1-3 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Basic computer-skills assistance, internet access for job searches and completing applications, email-account setup assistance, cover-letter and résumé editing; and access to online egov applications such as unemployment claims, food or housing assistance, and Social Security website access. A county library card is not required to use the e-lab computers. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

Diabetes Education Class

2-4 p.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand, 701 W. Plymouth Ave. This class will help those diagnosed with diabetes and their loved ones learn more about living with diabetes, meal planning and prevention of complications. The class is open to the public, and no doctor referral is needed. Free. To RSVP, call 386-943-4727.

Maker Lab

3:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Youth ages 8-14 can work on one of the library’s projects. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Breast-Cancer Support Group

5 p.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute, 680 Peachwood Drive. This monthly group provides opportunities for emotional support and education about breast-cancer-related topics. Free. To RSVP, call 386-943-7160.

Horizon Stars Toastmasters

6:30 p.m. at Brookdale Senior Living, second-floor chapel room, 500 Grand Plaza Drive, Orange City. Designed to help people improve their public speaking, personal development, communication and leadership skills. Free. Email to info@schoolofthoughts.net.

Overeaters Anonymous

6:30 p.m. at The House Next Door, 804 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Call Paul at 860-655-8945.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Bike-About Deep Creek

9-11 a.m. Meet at 964 S. State Road 415, Samsula. Take a ride around Deep Creek Preserve, and learn about the 8,000-acre site’s forestry, agricultural history and plant communities. Bring a bicycle and helmet. Larger tired bikes are recommended. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

Walk-In E-Lab

9:30-11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Basic computer-skills assistance, internet access for job searches and completing applications, email-account setup assistance, cover-letter and résumé editing; and access to online egov applications such as unemployment claims, food or housing assistance, and Social Security website access. A county library card is not required to use the e-lab computers. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

Mother Goose on the Loose

10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. A storytime for infants and toddlers to participate in with their parents and caregivers, with nursery rhymes, books and music in a fun and interactive environment.

Wiggle, Giggle, Groove

11 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. A music and movement program for toddlers and preschoolers, along with a play area for pre-walkers and their caregivers. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Open Paper Crafts Lab

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Bring a project, or use the library’s Cricut Explore One, an electronic cutting machine for projects and crafts. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

Gametastic!

3:30-7 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Youth ages 5-12, their family and friends can play board games, cards and strategy games. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

General Cancer Support Group

5 p.m. at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, 1055 Saxon Blvd., Orange City. A support group for those affected by any type of cancer, including patients, survivors, caregivers, friends and family. Free. To RSVP, call 386-917-5526.

‘Getting Back in the Game: Diagnosis and Treatment of Knee Pain’

5:30-6:30 p.m. at DeBary Golf & Country Club, 300 Plantation Club Drive. Presented by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Kathryn Crum, this lecture will focus on the common knee injuries and the latest innovations to get you back on track. A free dinner will be included. Free admission. To register, call 386-231-2229 or visit SportsOrtho.eventbrite.com.

West Volusia Audubon

6:30 p.m. meetup, 7 p.m. short business and program, at the Garden Club of DeLand, 865 S. Alabama Ave. Stetson University Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience Executive Director Clay Henderson will talk about current springs and water issues. Free and open to the public. Call 386-775-4447.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

FLOWmobile

9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Deltona City Hall, Room 150A, in the south wing on the first floor, 2345 Providence Blvd. FLOWmobile can process and replace vehicle registrations, driver’s licenses and ID cards, along with changes of address, renewals and suspensions. No appointment is needed. The FLOWmobile accepts cash, check, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Visit www.deltonafl.gov, or call Janet Day at 386-878-8500.

Dancing With the Librarians

10 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Join Assunta Fleming for an urban line-dancing class. Bring bottled water, and wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

La Hora Del Cuento

10:30 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. For infants and toddlers. Learn stories, songs and rhymes in English and Spanish. Speaking Spanish is not required. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

‘Sit and Be Fit’ Exercise Program

11 a.m. at the Lake Helen Public Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave. This program focuses on stretch and strengthening exercises that can be done from a seated position. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel. Free. Advance registration required; call 386-228-1152.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 817 11:30 a.m. at Denny's, 1206 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Topic: “Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Open Season: Making the Right FEHB Decision for You.” Changes in the FEHB program and available policies and coordinating FEHB coverage with Medicare will be discussed. Call Virginia Comella at 386-943-8579.

‘Know Your Numbers’ Health Screening

Noon-6 p.m. at 70 Spring Vista Drive, Unit No. 2, DeBary. Hosted by Hispanic Health Initiatives. West Volusia residents age 18 and above can be screened for diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and high BMI by a state-certified bilingual community health worker. West Volusia residency requirements apply. Appointments are appreciated, but walk-ins are welcome. Call 386-320-0110 or 386-320-0633.

Native American Music Concert

1-2 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. Annette Abbondanza (Painted Raven) and Holly Harris (Red Feather) will play original, instrumental songs using the Native American flute, guitar and other instruments. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

Walk-In E-Lab

1-3 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Basic computer-skills assistance, internet access for job searches and completing applications, email-account setup assistance, cover-letter and résumé editing; and access to online egov applications such as unemployment claims, food or housing assistance, and Social Security website access. A county library card is not required to use the e-lab computers. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

Tinker Lab

3-5 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade can build and create using supplies provided. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Wild Wednesdays

3:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Youth ages 12-18 can take part in programs that include a variety of crafts, games and fun. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Photos With Santa

5:30-7 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Step in front of a green screen to get a photo taken with the holiday background of your choice. Wear any color but green. Staff will email the photos. Participants can make Christmas crafts and sing carols while they wait. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Daytona Beach Symphony Opening Night

7 p.m. at Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach. Featuring the GRAMMY® Award-winning a cappella group Chanticleer. Red-carpet arrivals; musical entertainment in the lobby; free pre-performance talk at 6 p.m. in the Rose Room. Tickets: $39-$69. For tickets, call 800-745-3000 or visit www.dbss.org.

New Hope Al-Anon (Adult Children)

7:30 p.m. at The House Next Door, 804 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. A support group that welcomes family, relatives and friends who are affected by the disease of alcoholism, using the 12 Steps of AA. Beginners welcome. Free. Call 386-801-8135.

‘Our Musical Gift to the Community’ Concert

7:30 p.m. at Daytona State College’s News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach. Free; however, tickets are required, and are available for pickup at the box office 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. Call 386-226-1927.

Thursday, Nov. 29

Marine Mammal Mayhem

9-11 a.m. Meet at Indian River Lagoon Preserve Park, 700 Sandpiper St., New Smyrna Beach. Learn about local marine mammals. Participants will test water for microplastics, discover the importance of recycling monofilament, and take a short hike to view marine mammals in their natural habitat. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

Open Sewing Lab

9:30-11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Adults can bring a project and use one of the library’s six sewing machines. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

Walk-In E-Lab

9:30-11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Basic computer-skills assistance, internet access for job searches and completing applications, email-account setup assistance, cover-letter and résumé editing; and access to online egov applications such as unemployment claims, food or housing assistance, and Social Security website access. A county library card is not required to use the e-lab computers. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

Walk-In E-Lab

9:30-11:30 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. This lab offers basic computer-skills assistance, internet access for job searches and completing applications, email-account setup assistance, cover-letter and résumé editing, and access to online egov applications such as: Unemployment Claims, Food or Housing Assistance, and Social Security website access. A library card is not required to use the e-lab computers. Free. Call 386-822-6430,ext. 20762.

Little Readers Storytime

10:30 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Books, songs, rhymes and flannel-board stories for children ages 2-5, and a coordinating craft. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

DeBary Kids Corner

11 a.m. in the DeBary Hall Historic Site stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Children will hear a story and make a craft or play an old-fashioned game. The program is designed for preschoolers, but all children are welcome. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840.

Traditional Victorian Afternoon Tea

11 a.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Guests may sample Earl Grey and peach teas as hostesses dressed in Victorian clothing describe the history of tea and offer instruction on tea etiquette. DeBary Hall will be decorated for the holidays. Tickets (includes a tour of DeBary Hall, two tea tastings and sample-size pastries): $15. To make a reservation, call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840 or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.

Floridify Your Yard

1 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. Learn how to turn your yard into a Florida yard in this presentation from Green Volusia. Design your yard to work with Florida’s climate and growing conditions, not in spite of them. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

Crafternoons @ the Library

3:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. School-age children and their families can create a different make-n-take craft each week. Thematic stories may be shared, and related library materials will be available for checkout. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

TOPS - Taking Off Pounds Sensibly

6:15-8 p.m. in the Four Townes Family YMCA Healthy Living Center, 280 Wolf Pack Run, Deltona. A not-for-profit weight-loss group that offers support, weigh-ins, and celebrations of losses and milestones. Cost: small fee for membership; first meeting free, all fees associated with TOPS. Call 386-425-5210, or visit vfymca.org/hlc.

Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the 1942 classic film Holiday Inn. Opening night. Tickets: $29 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $24 adults; $22 senior citizens; $11 students/children; $20 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge will be added to each purchase. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

‘Our Musical Gift to the Community’ Concert

7:30 p.m. at Daytona State College’s News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach. Free; however, tickets are required, and are available for pickup at the box office 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. Call 386-226-1927.

Friday, Nov. 30

Guided Bike Tour

8:30 a.m. leaving from DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., to Lake Monroe Park. The tour guide will explain the area’s history from the Timucua Indians who inhabited the region thousands of years ago, to the development of Gemini Springs Park. Riders will also learn about the area’s many plant, animal and fish species. The 9-mile ride will include several stops along the way. Participants must bring a bicycle and helmet. Sunscreen and bottled water are also recommended. Free. Reservations required; call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840, or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.

Light Up DeLand

5:30 p.m. at the DeLand City Hall Christmas tree, 120 S. Florida Ave. Santa will ride in on a fire engine to light the beautiful DeLand City Hall Christmas tree and then continue on to Pioneer Park at 6 p.m. for photos. Free.

Light Up Orange City

5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 205 E. Graves Ave., Orange City. The Singsations Youth Choir will perform Christmas carols on the City Hall steps for the annual Christmas-tree-lighting event. Snow slide, bounce house, train rides, the movie A Christmas Story, treats and more in Dickinson Park, just across the street from City Hall. Bring blankets or chairs on which to sit. Free admission. Food trucks will have food available for purchase. Call 386-775-5410.

Christmas in the Square

6 p.m. at Magnolia Square at First Street, Downtown Sanford. Live entertainment; visit with Santa; Light Up Sanford; face-painters; balloon artists; family-friendly activities. Free. Call 407-688-5120, option 6, or visit www.sanfordfl.gov.

Artisan Alley Friday Night Growers and Makers Market

6-9 p.m. on Artisan Alley, behind The Beacon office, 110 W. New York Ave., Downtown DeLand. Featuring local produce, plants, honey, baked goods, candles, soaps and more. Free admission.

Youth/Millennial Conference 2018

7 p.m. service at Lighthouse Church DeLand, 1525 State Road 15A. Presented by My Knowledge Is Power Ministries, this event is a platform for youth and millennials to tell their stories about living a life in Christ. Tickets: $5 youth; $10 millennials. Visit www.mkipministries.org.

Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the 1942 classic film Holiday Inn. Tickets: $29 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $24 adults; $22 senior citizens; $11 students/children; $20 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge will be added to each purchase. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Farmers Market

7 a.m.-3 p.m. at 535 Fair St., off West State Road 44, at the intersection of Carlis Road and Fair Street, DeLand.

DeLand Bulldog Baseball Golf Tournament

7:30 a.m. registration at DeBary Golf & Country Club, 300 Plantation Club Drive. 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Four-person scramble. Contests; awards and luncheon. Proceeds benefit the DeLand High School baseball program. Cost: $80 per player; $300 for a foursome. Email to baseball.deland@gmail.com, or call 386-473-1128.

Farmers Market

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Call 407-443-6965.

Market in the Park

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Blake Park, 437 S. Lakeview Drive, Lake Helen. Call 305-393-0682.

Youth/Millennial Conference 2018

9 a.m. at Lighthouse Church DeLand, 1525 State Road 15A. Presented by My Knowledge Is Power Ministries, this event is a platform for youth and millennials to tell their stories about living a life in Christ. Tickets: $5 youth; $10 millennials. Visit www.mkipministries.org.

Bike-About Palm Bluff

9-11 a.m. Meet in Samsula in the parking area on the east side of County Road 415, 9.5 miles south of State Road 44 and 1.9 miles north of Howland Blvd. Take a ride through the Palm Bluff Conservation Area and explore its eight distinct natural plant communities. Visitors may see a variety of bird species, including bluebirds, brown-headed nuthatch, turkeys, wading birds and raptors. Wear a helmet and bring a bicycle; large-tired bikes are recommended. Free. Reservations are required; call 386-736-5927.

Breakfast With Santa

9-11 a.m. in DeBary Hall Historic Site’s stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Kick off the holiday season by eating with Santa Claus. Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, fruit, coffee and juice. Afterward, children can pose for photos with Santa, make a holiday craft, and listen to a Christmas story. Cost: $7 adults; $5 children ages 3-12. Seating is limited, and tickets must be purchased by Nov. 29. To make a reservation, call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840.

Daytona State College Enrollment Day

9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Daytona State College’s Daytona Beach Campus, Wetherell Center, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. Students start by completing a Daytona State application, then meet with an admissions adviser and financial-aid counselor, take an assessment test (if applicable), meet with an academic adviser, and then lock in their schedule. Email Admissions@DaytonaState.edu, or call 386-506-4DSC (372).

Baubles and Bling Sale

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. This event will feature gently used costume jewelry, purses and other items for sale. In addition, the Volusia Community Symphony will perform holiday music from 11 a.m. to noon in the outdoor amphitheater adjacent to the library. For more information, call the library at 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Tiny Trekkers

10-11 a.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Children ages 2-5 can take a short hike, make a take-home craft, and listen to the book It’s Winter. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Teddy Bear Brunch

10 a.m.-noon at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Children will be presented with a new teddy bear of their very own to accompany them on their holiday experience. There will be a photo opportunity with Arthur, the museum bear. Entertainment will include a singalong with Jean Burns, and a special performance by the Athens Theatre of Holiday Inn. Finger sandwiches, fruits and cheeses will be served in addition to Teddy Bear cookies and celebration punch. Santa Claus will arrive. Recommended for children ages 3-10. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets: $10 per person. To purchase tickets, call 386-734-4371, or go to the museum at 600 N. Woodland Blvd. or to the museum store at 100 N. Woodland Blvd., Downtown DeLand.

Holiday Concert

11 a.m.-noon in the outdoor amphitheater at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. The Volusia Community Symphony will perform holiday music. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Write Word Writers Workshop

Noon in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Writers who want to improve their writing can get advice from Robert Vickery, a University High School English teacher. Writers of fiction, nonfiction and poetry will be encouraged to help each other produce polished works that could be published. Free and open to the public. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

Hollywood Film Series

1 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Featuring Christmas in Connecticut. A food writer, who has lied about being the perfect housewife, must cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas. Barbara Stanwyck and Dennis Morgan star in this 1945 comedy. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Photos With Santa

1-3 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. Step in front of a green screen to get a photo taken with the holiday background of your choice. Wear any color but green. Staff will email the photos. Participants can make Christmas crafts and sing carols while they wait. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

Lemonade Lecture Series

2 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Paul Dudley Bishop will discuss his work as a wildlife illustrator. Light refreshments, including lemonade, will be served. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840, or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.

Christmas Tree-Lighting and Chili Cook-Off

2-6 p.m. at Community Park, 137 South U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. 3-5:30 p.m. photos with Santa; live entertainment; synthetic ice skating; family activities; 6 p.m. tree-lighting. Free. Call 386-668-2040, option 4.

Popcorn and a Movie

3-4 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Watch the PBS documentary Christmas in Yellowstone, which shows how the national park’s animals make their way through the most challenging season of the year. Free popcorn will be served. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

DeLand Rotary Christmas Parade

5:30 p.m. starting at the intersection of North Woodland Boulevard and University Avenue, and traveling south on Woodland Boulevard to Euclid Avenue. Free.

Concert

7:30 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Featuring O-Town Sound Chorus. Tickets: $15 Gateway Center members; $17 nonmembers in advance; $19 nonmembers at the door; $6 children. Call 386-668-5553.

Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the 1942 classic film Holiday Inn. Tickets: $29 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $24 adults; $22 senior citizens; $11 students/children; $20 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge will be added to each purchase. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Ongoing Events

Admission to the Museum of Art - DeLand (both locations) costs $5 for nonmembers (good for three consecutive museum days at both locations); free for museum members and for children age 12 and younger.

‘Barbara Neijna — Full Circle: Considering Infinity’

Through Jan. 13, 2019. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at the Museum of Art - DeLand Downtown Galleries, 100 N. Woodland Blvd. Call 386-734-4371.

‘Doreen Hardie — Jamaica: The People, the Land’

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. Free admission, but donations gladly accepted. Call 386-736-4004.

‘Jim Houser: Retrospective’

Through Jan. 6, 2019. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Call 386-734-4371.

'Oscar Bluemner: Color Sketches'

Through Dec. 7. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, and noon-4 p.m. Saturday, at Stetson University’s Homer and Dolly Hand Art Center, 139 E. Michigan Ave. Free admission. Call 386-822-7271.

Recent Gifts: Museum’s Permanent Collection

Through Jan. 6, 2019. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at the at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Call 386-734-4371.

Stetson University Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibit

Through Dec. 7. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, and noon-4 p.m Saturday, at Stetson University's Homer and Dolly Hand Art Center, 139 E. Michigan Ave. Free admission. Call 386-822-7271.