Upcoming Events in the NSB Waterfront LOOP

 

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Through 31: Charley’s Aunt 

The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach will stage comedy, Charley’s Aunt, May 22-24 and 28-31. All performances are at 8 p.m. except Sundays, which are 2 p.m. matinees. For more information, please visit www.nsbplayers.org.

   

May 27:  ‘Island Education’ on native plants and coastal systems 

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues May 27 with a class on native plants and coastal systems. 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 June 24 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 29:

5th Friday Food Trucks May 29

Grab your appetite and head to Canal Street Friday, May 29, for the 5th Friday Food Trucks in the historic district. From 5-9 p.m., gourmet food trucks will serve along the street. For more information, please call 386.424.2175. 

   

May 30: Sea Turtle Odyssey  

Learn about the ‘sea-cret’ lives of sea turtles at the Sea Turtle Odyssey from noon – 11 p.m., Saturday, May 30, at the east end of Flagler Avenue, New Smyrna Beach. Various marine organizations will educate on one of the Earth’s most ancient creatures and some of its neighbors under the sea including diet, population, behavior, reproduction, threat and protection.  

   

June 6:

1st Saturday Art Stroll/Gallery Walk

Stroll the Canal Street Historic District Saturday, June 6, during the monthly 1st Saturday Art Stroll and Gallery Walk in the NSB Waterfront LOOP. On the first Saturday each, artistic vendors set up along the historic street from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. A free concert also is scheduled from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Christmas Park. Galleries feature solo and group exhibitions and artist talks in the Douglas Avenue area of the district and at the Hub on Canal from 4-8 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, please log on to the Canal Street Historic District website at www.canalstreetnsb.comor call Lola Duckworth at 386.690.8666.

   

June 6: James Wise in concert

Music lovers may enjoy a free concert from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, June 6, in the Canal Street Historic District’s Christmas Park in New Smyrna Beach. Singer/keyboardist James Wise will play Motown and R&B.  Bring a lawn chair. For information on monthly performers, please call Marc Monteson at 386.423.9760. 

   

June 12: Music Night at the Hub 

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 $5. The Hub is at 132 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach. For more information, please visit www.thehuboncanal.org or call 386.957.3924. 

   

June 13: Canal Street Cruise

The Canal Street Cruise will be from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, June 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.

   

June 16 - August 14: Summer Art Camp 

The Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA) is offering a Summer Art Camp in the Canal Street Historic District from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Tuesday – Friday, June 16 – August 14.  Modeled after Atlantic Center’s world-renowned artists-in-residence program, each one-week session features three classes that give youth an opportunity to explore ideas of art and culture through hands-on experiences with a variety of art forms, including paper mache, painting, photography, tai chi, drumming, and dance. Atlantic Center for the Arts’ Summer Art Camp is held at ACA’s Community Arts Center in our Yurick Studios, 214 S. Riverside Drive. For more information, please call (386) 423-1753 or visit http://www.atlanticcenterforthearts.org/summer-art-camp . 

   

June 17: ‘Island Education’ on seashells 

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series continues June 17 with Walking the Wrack: Seashells and life along the seashore.  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 June 24 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

   

June 18:

27th annual Seaside Fiesta 

Kick off the summer season at the 27th Annual Seaside Fiesta from 5 - 9 p.m., Thursday, June 18, along Flagler Avenue, New Smyrna Beach.  The Fiesta features entertainment, arts and crafts booths, food, games, music and more.  Many of the Flagler merchants also feature special sales and activities. The Fiesta is co-hosted by the City of New Smyrna Beach and the Flagler Avenue Business Association.  Admission is free. Flagler Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic at 3 p.m.  For more information, please call the New Smyrna Beach Recreation Department at 386.424.2175.

   

June 20-21: Surfari Club Surf & SUP Contest  

Catch a wave at this always-radical, family-friendly amateur surfing event on the beach in front of the Flagler Avenue Boardwalk, New Smyrna Beach. The surfing competition runs from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, June 20.  The stand-up paddleboard races are from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, June 21.  Meet some of your favorite pro surfers, get free surfing lessons and meet new friends while taking in the festive surroundings. The event is sponsored by the New Smyrna Surfari Club. For more information, please log on to www.smyrnasurfariclub.com .  

   

June 24: ‘Island Education’ on turtle hatchlings 

The New Smyrna Beach Island Education series ends June 24 with Determining Hatchling Success: Excavating sea turtle nests. 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.  Registration is not required. For more information, please call 386.424.2175 or log on to www.cityofnsb.com/island-education

   

June 25: Summer Concert Series with the Amy Alysia Duo 

The 2015 Summer Concert Series kicks off Thursday, June 25.  The Amy Alysia Duo will perform from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m., in Old Fort Park on the corner of Sams Avenue and Julie Street, New Smyrna Beach.  Lawn chairs or blankets are suggested.  In the event of rain, the concert will be rescheduled.  The series runs through July 30. For more information, please call the City of New Smyrna Beach Recreation Department at 386.424.2175.

   
 

June 27: Art Walk on Flagler 

Art Walkwill be on Flagler Avenue from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, June 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.

   

June 27: Flagler Avenue Wine Walk 

Explore interesting wines as you walk Flagler Avenue from 1-7 p.m., Saturday, June 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

   

July 2:Summer Concert Series with Jeremy and Andrea Mix 

The free Summer Concert Series will feature Jeremy and Andrea Mix (JAM) playing variety from 6:30 – 7:45 p.m., in Old Fort Park.  In the event of rain, the concert will be rescheduled.  Weekly concerts continue through July 30.  The park is on the corner of Sams Avenue and Julia Street in New Smyrna Beach. For more information, please call the City of New Smyrna Beach Recreation Department at 386.424.2175.

   

July 4:

1st Saturday Art Stroll/Gallery Walk

Stroll the Canal Street Historic District Saturday, July 4, during the monthly 1st Saturday Art Stroll and Gallery Walk in the NSB Waterfront LOOP. On the first Saturday each month, artistic vendors set up along the historic street from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. A free concert also is scheduled from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Christmas Park. Galleries feature solo and group exhibitions and artist talks in the Douglas Avenue area of the district and at the Hub from 4-8 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, please log on to the Canal Street Historic District website at www.canalstreetnsb.comor call Lola Duckworth 386.690.8666.

   
July 4: Ray Guiser in Concert Park July 4– Saxophonist Ray Guiser will perform jazz, pop and holiday tunes during a free concert from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, July 4, in the Canal Street Historic District’s Christmas Park, New Smyrna Beach. The concert coincides with the district’s annual Christmas in July celebration. Bring a lawn chair. For information on monthly performers, please call Marc Monteson at 386.423.9760.
   

July 4th Celebration

Celebrate our nation’s independence from 5-9:45 p.m., July 4, in Riverside Park, 105 N. Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach. Gourmet food trucks and live music kick off the festivities, which culminate with the fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. For more information, please call the New Smyrna Beach Recreation Department at (386) 424-2175. 

   

July 4 – August 15: Michael Katz exhibit 

The works of Michael Katz will be on exhibit July 4 - August 15 at the Atlantic Center for the Arts Downtown, 123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. and Saturday from 11 am. – 3 p.m. The exhibit is free. For more information, please visit http://artsondouglas.net/pages/micheal-katz

   

July 9: Summer Concert Series with the Cuchettis  

Gina and Mary Cuchetti will perform acoustic soul and jazz from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m., Thursday, July 9, in Old Fort Park.  Weekly concerts are free.  The Summer Concert Series continues through July 30.  The park is on the corner of Sams Avenue and Julia Street in New Smyrna Beach. Lawn chairs or blankets are suggested.  In the event of rain, the concert will be rescheduled.  For more information, please call the City of New Smyrna Beach Recreation Department at 386.424.2175.

   

July 10: Music Night at the Hub July 10

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 $5. The Hub is at 132 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach. For more information, please visit www.thehuboncanal.org or call 386.957.3924.

   

July 11: Canal Street Cruise July 11

The Canal Street Cruise will be from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, July 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.

   

July 16: Summer Concert Series with Magda Hiller

Acoustic artist Magda Hiller will perform from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m., Thursday, July 16, in Riverside Park.The Summer Concert Series continues through July 30.  The park is on the corner of Sams Avenue and Julia Street in New Smyrna Beach. Lawn chairs or blankets are suggested.  In the event of rain, the concert will be rescheduled.  For more information, please call the City of New Smyrna Beach Recreation Department at 386.424.2175.

   

July 16 – August 2: Wizard of Oz

The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach will stage Wizard of Oz July 16 – August 2. The cast will bring to life all the magic of the Munchkins, the Flying Monkeys, a tornado, good witches and bad, poppy fields and the special bond of friendship that keeps a rag-tag band of travelers faithful to each other and to their mutual cause. All performances are at 8 p.m. except Sundays, which are 2 p.m. matinees. For more information, please visit www.nsbplayers.org.

 

   

July 23: Summer Concert Series with Yates and Hallenbeck

Guitarists Brad Yates and Gary Hallenbeck will perform ‘seaside soul’ music from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m., Thursday, July 23, in Riverside Park.The Summer Concert Series continues through July 30.  The park is on the corner of Sams Avenue and Julia Street in New Smyrna Beach. Lawn chairs or blankets are suggested.  In the event of rain, the concert will be rescheduled.  For more information, please call the City of New Smyrna Beach Recreation Department at 386.424.2175.

   

July 25: Flagler Avenue Wine Walk 

Explore interesting wines as you walk Flagler Avenue from 1-7 p.m., Saturday, July 25.  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

   
 

July 25: Art Walk on Flagler 

Art Walk will be on Flagler Avenue from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, July 25.  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.

   

July 30: Summer Concert Series with the Ronnie Rogers Band 

The Ronnie Rogers Band will perform R&B, soul and Motown music from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m., Thursday, July 30, in Old Fort Park.The Summer Concert Series continues through July 30.  The park is on the corner of Sams Avenue and Julia Street in New Smyrna Beach. Lawn chairs or blankets are suggested.  In the event of rain, the concert will be rescheduled.  For more information, please call the City of New Smyrna Beach Recreation Department at 386.424.2175.

   
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