Upcoming Events in the NSB Waterfront LOOP

 

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Feb. 5-7:  Black Heritage Festival

The 25th annual Black Heritage Festival will run from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Friday, February 5, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday, February 6, and 1-7 pm, Sunday, February 7, at Pettis Park, 314 North Duss St., New Smyrna Beach. Enjoy live music and entertainment, food, arts & crafts, hair weaving and face painting, cane grinding and syrup making, soap making, storytelling, a school art display and a tour of the Black Heritage Museum. For more information, please call 386.478.1934. 

   

Feb. 6: Saturday Soup Sampler

The first Saturday Soup Sampler in the Canal Street Historic District will be during Super Bowl weekend.  From noon-4p.m., Saturday, February 6, soup lovers may sample offerings from a dozen restaurants and coffee shops in the District. Tickets are $7 until February 5 and $10 the day of the event at the information booth only. Judges will pick the top three soups.  There also will be a Peoples’ Choice Award.  Ballots may be picked up at the information booth on the corner of Canal and Live Oak streets the day of the event. For more information on the sampler including ticket locations, please call 386.423.9760. 

   

Feb. 6:

First Saturday on Canal Street

Stroll the historic district Saturday, February 6, during First Saturday on Canal Street. On the first Saturday each month, artistic vendors set up along the historic street from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Galleries also feature solo and group exhibitions and artist talks in the Douglas Avenue area of the district and at the Hub. Admission is free. The Canal Street Craft Beer Walk is from 1-7 p.m. For more information, please log on to the Canal Street Historic District website at www.canalstreetnsb.comor call Lola Duckworth 386.690.8666.

   

Feb. 6: Canal Street Craft Beer Walk

Sample craft beers along historic Canal Street from 1-7 p.m., Saturday, February 6. Tickets are $20 and include a six-ounce Canal Street souvenir glass and 12 sampling tickets that can be redeemed at 10 locations in the district. The walk is held on the first Saturday of each month. For more information, please log on to canalstreetnsb.com .  

   

Feb. 9: Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Parade & Celebration

Flagler Avenue will host its 9th annual Flagler Avenue Mardi Gras Parade at 7 p.m., Tuesday, February 9. The parade will travel from South Atlantic Avenue to turn south on Flagler Avenue and end on Pine Street. Celebrate Fat Tuesday with the parade, Mardi Gras-themed music and food specials at 10 venues along the Avenue. The parade route will be closed to vehicular traffic from 5 - 8 p.m.  Cars also must be moved from the street to accommodate the large crowds. For more information, please call Mallory Orr at 704.726.3528 or log on to www.partyonflagler.com.

   

Feb. 10: ‘Island Education’ on understanding the beach

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues February 10 with a class on understanding the beach. The class begins at 9 a.m. at Esther Street Beachfront Park, one block north of Flagler Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  The series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education.

   

Feb. 12: Music Night @ the Hub February 12

On the second Friday of the month, the Hub on Canal hosts Music Night at the Hub. From 6-9 p.m. enjoy live entertainment. Member admission is free. The fee for non-members is $3. The Hub is at 132 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach. For more information, please visit www.thehuboncanal.org or call 386.957.3924. 

   

Feb. 13: Canal Street Cruise

Bring your valentine to the Canal Street Cruise from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, February 13, along historic Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach. Sponsored by the East Coast Cruisers, the family-friendly classic car show offers food and entertainment in a historic setting on the second Saturday of each month. For more information, please call Pat Teehan at 386.547.7319.

   

Feb. 17: ‘Island Education’ on protecting sea turtles

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues Wednesday, February 17, with a class on protecting sea turtle nests.  Taught by the NSB Turtle Trackers, the class begins at 9 a.m. at Esther Street Beachfront Park, one block north of Flagler Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  The weekly series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education.

   

Feb. 18: Pictoral and Postal History of Hawks Park

Postal history collector Steve Patrick will show his collection "Pictorial and Postal History of Hawks Park, Florida" at 6:30 p.m., February 18, at the New Smyrna Museum of History, 120 Sams Avenue, New Smyrna Beach. The presentation is an opportunity to learn about the early years of what is now Edgewater through the use of old photos, postcards, and postmarks. For more information, please call the Museum at 386.478.0052. 

   

Feb. 24: ‘Island Education’ on coastal dunes and woodlands 

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues Wednesday, February 24, with a discussion on coastal dunes and woodlands. The class begins at 9 a.m. at Grayce K. Barck Park on N. Atlantic Avenue between Sapphire Road an Peninsula Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  Participants should park in the Peninsula Avenue parking lot. The weekly series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education.

   

Feb. 27-28:

54th Annual Art Fiesta

The 54th annual Art Fiesta will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., February 27-28, in Old Fort Park, across from City Hall at 210 Sams Ave., New Smyrna Beach. Admission to the fine arts and crafts show is free. For more information, please call the City of New Smyrna Beach Parks and Recreation Department at 386.424.2175, or log on to www.cityofnsb.com.

   

Feb. 25 - March 13: Fiddler on the Roof 

The musical, Fiddler on the Roof, opens at the Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach February 25.  Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler On The Roof's universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness.  The show runs through March 13.  All performances are at 8 p.m. except Sunday shows, which are 2 p.m. matinees. For more information, please visit www.nsbplayers.org.

   

Feb. 27: Flagler Avenue Wine Walk

Explore interesting wines as you walk Flagler Avenue from 1-7 p.m., Saturday, February 27.  During the progressive event, taste your choice of more than 100 showcased wines. Wine tasting passports are $25 and are available at the corner of Flagler Avenue and Peninsula Avenue, at the corner of Flagler Avenue and Cooper Street, or at the corner of S. Atlantic and Flagler Avenue. Passports include 20 tasting tickets and a keepsake wine glass. Some locations feature both one- and multi-ticket wines to sample. Those who want to share their 20 tasting tickets with a friend may get an additional wine glass for $5. For more information on the progressive wine tasting, please log on to www.partyonflagler.com.

   

Feb. 27: Art Walk on Flagler

Art Walk will be on Flagler Avenue from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, February 27.  Nearly a dozen local and Florida artists scatter along the Avenue at 12 retail locations. Artists change each month to offer a unique variety of fine art and crafts.  Sponsored by The Gallery Group of Flagler Avenue, the event has been a part of the community for more than six years. For more information, please call (386) 428-1770.

   

March 2: ‘Island Education’ on walking the wrack

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education continues Wednesday, March 2, with a discussion on walking the wrack with the Marine Discovery Center. The class begins at 9 a.m. at Esther Street Beachfront Park, one block north of Flagler Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  The series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education .

   

March 5: Antique & Vintage Market 

Saunter down historic Canal Street Saturday, March 5, for the Antique & Vintage Market.  Between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., enjoy more than 30 antique and vintage dealers from various locations in Florida displaying specialty treasures of the past from fine art and primitives to vintage collectibles.  An experienced appraiser also will determine (for a nominal fee) the value of items brought by visitors to this event. The Market will be held in conjunction with the district’s monthly music, refreshments, Art Stroll and the Craft Beer Walk. For more information, please visit canalstreetnsb.com or call Sandy Dennison at 386.426.7825.

   

March 5: First Saturday on Canal Street

Stroll the historic district Saturday, March 5, during First Saturday on Canal Street. On the first Saturday each month, artistic vendors set up along the historic street from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Galleries also feature solo and group exhibitions and artist talks in the Douglas Avenue area of the district and at the Hub. Admission is free. The Canal Street Craft Beer Walk is from 1-7 p.m. For more information, please log on to the Canal Street Historic District website at www.canalstreetnsb.com or call Lola Duckworth 386.690.8666.

   

March 5: Downtown Music Festival IV

Music lovers are certain to find something to get their toes tapping March 5 in the Canal Street Historic District. As part of the Downtown Music Festival IV, artists will play from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. in several venues indoors and outside including on a new outdoor stage on the west end of Canal Street. Most performances are free. This year, the Music Festival will be in conjunction with the Antique and Vintage Market. Canal Street will be closed for both events.  For more information, please call Marc Monteson at 386.423.9760. 

   

March 5: Canal Street Craft Beer Walk

Sample craft beers along historic Canal Street from 1-7 p.m., Saturday, March 5. Tickets are $20 and include a six-ounce Canal Street souvenir glass and 12 sampling tickets that can be redeemed at 10 locations in the district. The walk is held on the first Saturday of each month. For more information, please log on to canalstreetnsb.com .  

   

March 5: 5th annual Waterwise Garden Fair

The Utilities Commission's 5th annual Water-Wise Garden Fair will be from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday March 5, in the Utilities Commission parking lot, 200 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach. Gardening clubs, enthusiasts and vendors will be on display to demonstrate how to grow Florida-friendly plants and conserve water in landscaping. More than 25 cold-tolerant, low maintenance plants, trees and shrubs will be featured. Ratepayers can enter to win a raffle for one of 20 painted rain barrels displayed outside local merchants.  All guests can participate in the "Les Watery" Scavenger Hunt on Canal Street. Children's games and flower pot painting also will be offered along with expert talks on Florida-friendly gardening. 

   

March 9: ‘Island Education’ on beach safety

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues Wednesday, March 9, with a class on beach safety including run outs, rip currents, swift currents and public interaction with the shore. Volusia County’s Beach Safety Ocean Rescue division will begin the class at 9 a.m. at Esther Street Beachfront Park, one block north of Flagler Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  The series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education.

   

March 11: Music Night @ the Hub

On the second Friday of the month, the Hub on Canal hosts Music Night at the Hub. From 6-8 p.m. enjoy live entertainment. Member admission is free. The fee for non-members is $5. The Hub is at 132 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach. For more information, please visit www.thehuboncanal.org or call 386.957.3924. 

   

March 12: Canal Street Cruise

The Canal Street Cruise will be from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, March 12 along historic Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach. Sponsored by the East Coast Cruisers, the family-friendly classic car show offers food and entertainment in a historic setting on the second Saturday of each month. For more information, please call Pat Teehan at 386.547.7319.

   

May 13: Music Night at the Hub 

On the second Friday of the month, the Hub on Canal hosts Music Night at the Hub. From 6-8 p.m. enjoy live entertainment. Member admission is free. The fee for non-members is $5. The Hub is at 132 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach. For more information, please visit www.thehuboncanal.org or call 386.957.3924. 

   

March 16: ‘Island Education’ on turtle hatchlings

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues Wednesday, March 16, with Hatchlings Head for the Ocean and Beyond.  The class begins at 9 a.m. at Esther Street Beachfront Park, one block north of Flagler Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  The weekly series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education

   

March 17: Archaeolgy and education

As part of Archaeology Month, Dr. Robert Austin will discuss public archaeology and education and The Alliance for Weedon Island Archaeological Research and Education.  The discussion will be at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 17, at the New Smyrna Museum of History, 120 Sams Avenue, New Smyrna Beach. The Alliance is a non-profit organization (501C3) to promote and facilitate long-term archaeological research, scientific exploration and public education at the Weedon Island Preserve and the adjacent gulf coast region. For more information, please call the museum at 386.478.0052. 

   

March 17: Shamrock & Roll/St. Patrick’s Day

Join the Pot O’Gold treasure hunt along Flagler Avenue from 2-8 p.m., Thursday, March 17. Food, live entertainment, dancing and prizes also will be offered. For more information, please log on to www.partyonflagler.com.

   
 

March 18-19: Celtic Music Festival  

Flagler Avenue will host its first Celtic Music Festival March 18-19. The festival offers up to two dozen free shows at various locations beginning at 8 p.m. in the Flagler Avenue area of New Smyrna Beach. Admission is free. For more information including venue locations, visit www.partyonflagler.com.

   

March 19: Spring Sidewalk Sale

Flagler Avenue will host its annual Spring Sidewalk Sale from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, March 19, along Flagler Avenue, New Smyrna Beach. Stroll along the seaside district and peruse sales outside the shops. For more information, please log on to www.flaglerave.com.

   
 

March 20: The Great Potato Feast  

Enjoy ‘everything potato’ during The Great Potato Feast Sunday, March 20 along Flagler Avenue in New Smyrna Beach. As part of the Avenue’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration, more than 20 venues along Flagler Avenue will serve various potato cuisine from noon - 5 p.m. Potato Festival Passports are $15 to enjoy spuds at each of the participating venues. For more information, visit www.partyonflagler.com.

   

March 23: ‘Island Education’ on beach combing

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues Wednesday, March 23, with a discussion on beach combing. The class begins at 9 a.m. at Grayce K. Barck Park on N. Atlantic Avenue between Sapphire Road and Peninsula Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  Participants should park in the Peninsula Avenue parking lot. The weekly series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education.
   

March 26: Easter Egg Hunt

Children may get an early start on their annual search for eggs Saturday, March 26. An Easter egg hunt will begin at noon in Old Fort Park, 210 Sams Ave., New Smyrna Beach. The hunt will be divided into four age groups: 2-3, 4-5, 6-9, 10-12. The event is free. Children should bring a basket. Free hot dogs, drinks and activities also will be offered. The event is hosted by the City of New Smyrna Beach, the Canal Street Special Events Team, First Baptist Church New Smyrna Beach, and the New Smyrna Lodge No. 149 Free and Accepted Masons of Florida. For more information, please call the City’s Recreation Department at 386.424.2175.

   

March 26: Art Walk on Flagler

Art Walkwill be on Flagler Avenue from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, March 26.  Nearly a dozen local and Florida artists scatter along the Avenue at 12 retail locations. Artists change each month to offer a unique variety of fine art and crafts.  Sponsored by The Gallery Group of Flagler Avenue, the event has been a part of the community for more than six years. For more information, please call (386) 428-1770.

   

March 26: Flagler Avenue Wine Walk

Explore interesting wines as you walk Flagler Avenue from 1-7 p.m., Saturday, March 26.  During the progressive event, taste your choice of more than 100 showcased wines. Wine tasting passports are $25 and are available at the corner of Flagler Avenue and Peninsula Avenue, at the corner of Flagler Avenue and Cooper Street, or at the corner of S. Atlantic and Flagler Avenue. Passports include 20 tasting tickets and a keepsake wine glass. Some locations feature both one- and multi-ticket wines to sample. Those who want to share their 20 tasting tickets with a friend may get an additional wine glass for $5. For more information on the progressive wine tasting, please log on to www.partyonflagler.com

   

March 30: ‘Island Education’ on coastal dunes and woodlands

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues Wednesday, March 30, with a discussion on coastal dunes and woodlands. The class begins at 9 a.m. at Grayce K. Barck Park on N. Atlantic Avenue between Sapphire Road an Peninsula Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  Participants should park in the Peninsula Avenue parking lot. The weekly series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education.

   

April 2: First Saturday on Canal Street

Stroll the historic district Saturday, April 2, during First Saturday on Canal Street. On the first Saturday each month, artistic vendors set up along the historic street from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Galleries also feature solo and group exhibitions and artist talks in the Douglas Avenue area of the district and at the Hub. Admission is free. The Canal Street Craft Beer Walk is from 1-7 p.m. For more information, please log on to the Canal Street Historic District website at www.canalstreetnsb.comor call Lola Duckworth 386.690.8666.

   

April 2: Canal Street Craft Beer Walk 

Sample craft beers along historic Canal Street from 1-7 p.m., Saturday, April 2. Tickets are $20 and include a six-ounce Canal Street souvenir glass and 12 sampling tickets that can be redeemed at 10 locations in the district. The walk is held on the first Saturday of each month. For more information, please log on to canalstreetnsb.com .  

   

April 6: ‘Island Education’ on walking the wrack

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education continues Wednesday, April 6, with a discussion on walking the wrack with the Marine Discovery Center. The class begins at 9 a.m. at Esther Street Beachfront Park, one block north of Flagler Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  The weekly series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education .

   

April 7-17: A Streetcar named Desire 

The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach opens the Tennessee Williams play, A Streetcar named Desire April 7-17. All performances are at 8 p.m. except Sunday shows, which are 2 p.m. matinees. For more information, please visit www.nsbplayers.org.

   

April 7: Southeast Volusia Chamber Challenge 5K

The Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce is hosting a flat 3.1-mile run through the Canal Street Historic District and along Riverside Drive. The race begins at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7, at the Chamber, 115 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach. To register or for more information on this 5K USATF Certified Course, log on to http://www.sevchamber.com.

   

April 8: Music Night @ the Hub

On the second Friday of the month, the Hub on Canal hosts Music Night at the Hub. From 6-8 p.m. enjoy live entertainment. Member admission is free. The fee for non-members is $5. The Hub is at 132 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach. For more information, please visit www.thehuboncanal.org or call 386.957.3924. 

   

April 9: Canal Street Cruise

The Canal Street Cruise will be from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, April 9, along historic Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach. Sponsored by the East Coast Cruisers, the family-friendly classic car show offers food and entertainment in a historic setting on the second Saturday of each month. For more information, please call Pat Teehan at 386.547.7319.

   

April 13:

‘Island Education’ on beach invasion by plants and animals

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues April 13 with a class on beach invasion by plants and animals. The class begins at 9 a.m. at Esther Street Beachfront Park, one block north of Flagler Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  The series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education.

   

April 17: Holistic Wellness on Canal

Discover Holistic Wellness on Canal from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday, April 17.  The 400-500 blocks of Canal Street will celebrate “good for you” offerings for the mind, body, and spirit.  Discover fresh, healthy, and meditative ways you can treat yourself and your family with organic foods, massage, Pilates, yoga, organic skin care, and more. The event is free. For more information, please log on to canalstreetnsb.com or call Elizabeth Jones at 407.274.2217.

   

April 20: ‘Island Education’ on turtle hatchlings

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues Wednesday, April 20, with Determining Hatchling Success: Excavation of a sea turtle nest. The class begins at 9 a.m. at Esther Street Beachfront Park, one block north of Flagler Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  The weekly series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education .

   

April 21: New Smyrna Beach Food Festival

The 6th annual New Smyrna Beach Food Festival will fill the beachside from 5-9 p.m., Thursday, April 21, along Flagler Avenue. Diners may sample Volusia County restaurants and enjoy live entertainment along the Avenue. For more information, please log on to www.partyonflagler.com.

   

April 23: Art Walk on Flagler

Art Walkwill be on Flagler Avenue from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, April 23.  Nearly a dozen local and Florida artists scatter along the Avenue at 12 retail locations. Artists change each month to offer a unique variety of fine art and crafts.  Sponsored by The Gallery Group of Flagler Avenue, the event has been a part of the community for more than six years. For more information, please call (386) 428-1770.

   

April 23: Flagler Avenue Wine Walk

Explore interesting wines as you walk Flagler Avenue from 1-7 p.m., Saturday, April 23.  During the progressive event, taste your choice of more than 100 showcased wines. Wine tasting passports are $25 and are available at the corner of Flagler Avenue and Peninsula Avenue, at the corner of Flagler Avenue and Cooper Street, or at the corner of S. Atlantic and Flagler Avenue. Passports include 20 tasting tickets and a keepsake wine glass. Some locations feature both one- and multi-ticket wines to sample. Those who want to share their 20 tasting tickets with a friend may get an additional wine glass for $5. For more information on the progressive wine tasting, please log on to www.partyonflagler.com . 

   

May 4: ‘Island Education’ on walking the wrack

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education continues Wednesday, May 4, with a discussion on walking the wrack with the Marine Discovery Center. The class begins at 9 a.m. at Esther Street Beachfront Park, one block north of Flagler Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  The series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education .

   

May 5:

8th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Flagler Avenue will host its 8th annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration beginning at 5 p.m., Thursday, May 5, along Flagler Avenue. The celebration of Mexican heritage and pridewill include food, live entertainment, dancing and a progressive tequila tasting. For more information, please log on to www.partyonflagler.com.

   

May 7: Pancakes in the Park

The New Smyrna Museum of History will fire up the griddle from 7-11 a.m., Saturday, May 7, for the annual Picnic in the Park fundraiser in Old Fort Park, 210 Sams Ave., New Smyrna Beach. Breakfast include pancakes, sausage, coffee, and orange juice under the oaks. A Bluegrass group will provide entertainment. For more information including ticket prices, please call the museum at 386.478.0052.

   

May 7: First Saturday on Canal Street

Stroll the historic district Saturday, May 7, during First Saturday on Canal Street. On the first Saturday each month, artistic vendors set up along the historic street from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Galleries also feature solo and group exhibitions and artist talks in the Douglas Avenue area of the district and at the Hub. Admission is free. The Canal Street Craft Beer Walk is from 1-7 p.m. For more information, please log on to the Canal Street Historic District website at www.canalstreetnsb.comor call Lola Duckworth 386.690.8666.

   

May 7: Canal Street Craft Beer Walk May 7 

Sample craft beers along historic Canal Street from 1-7 p.m., Saturday, May 7. Tickets are $20 and include a six-ounce Canal Street souvenir glass and 12 sampling tickets that can be redeemed at 10 locations in the district. The walk is held on the first Saturday of each month. For more information, please log on to canalstreetnsb.com .  

   

May 11:

‘Island Education’ on native plants and coastal restoration

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues Wednesday, May 11, with a class on native plants and coastal restoration. The class begins at 9 a.m. at Esther Street Beachfront Park, one block north of Flagler Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  The series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education.

   

May 14: Canal Street Cruise

The Canal Street Cruise will be from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, May 14, along historic Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach. Sponsored by the East Coast Cruisers, the family-friendly classic car show offers food and entertainment in a historic setting on the second Saturday of each month. For more information, please call Pat Teehan at 386.547.7319.

   

May 18: ‘Island Education’ on turtle strandings 

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues Wednesday, May 18, with Turtle Strandings: Helping sick or injured turtles. The class begins at 9 a.m. at Esther Street Beachfront Park, one block north of Flagler Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  The weekly series runs through May 25 and is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education.

   

May 20-29: Moonlight and Magnolias 

The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach stages Moonlight and Magnolias May 20-29 at the theatre, 726 Third Ave., New Smyrna Beach. Set in 1939 Hollywood, legendary producer David O. Selznick shuts down production of his new epic, Gone with the Wind. While fending off the film’s stars, gossip columnists and his own father-in-law, Selznick summons powerful friends to fashion a screenplay that will become the blueprint for one of the most successful and beloved films of all time. All performances are at 8 p.m. except Sunday shows, which are 2 p.m. matinees. For more information, please visit www.nsbplayers.org.

   

May 25: ‘Island Education’ on coastal dunes and woodlands 

The final discussion of the 2016 New Smyrna Beach Island Education series is Wednesday, May 25, with a discussion on coastal dunes and woodlands. The class begins at 9 a.m. at Grayce K. Barck Park on N. Atlantic Avenue between Sapphire Road an Peninsula Avenue. The one-hour class is part of a free educational series on the City’s barrier island.  Participants should park in the Peninsula Avenue parking lot. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education.

   

May 28: Art Walk on Flagler

Art Walkwill be on Flagler Avenue from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, May 28.  Nearly a dozen local and Florida artists scatter along the Avenue at 12 retail locations. Artists change each month to offer a unique variety of fine art and crafts.  Sponsored by The Gallery Group of Flagler Avenue, the event has been a part of the community for more than six years. For more information, please call (386) 428-1770.

   

May 28: Flagler Avenue Wine Walk

Explore interesting wines as you walk Flagler Avenue from 1-7 p.m., Saturday, May 28.  During the progressive event, taste your choice of more than 100 showcased wines. Wine tasting passports are $25 and are available at the corner of Flagler Avenue and Peninsula Avenue, at the corner of Flagler Avenue and Cooper Street, or at the corner of S. Atlantic and Flagler Avenue. Passports include 20 tasting tickets and a keepsake wine glass. Some locations feature both one- and multi-ticket wines to sample. Those who want to share their 20 tasting tickets with a friend may get an additional wine glass for $5. For more information on the progressive wine tasting, please log on to www.partyonflagler.com.

   
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