Upcoming Events in the NSB Waterfront LOOP

 

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Through 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 . 

   

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 beginning at 10 a.m., July 4, in the Canal Street Historic District of New Smyrna Beach. Events lead up to fireworks at 9:15 p.m. in Riverside Park, 105 N. Riverside Drive. The schedule includes:

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Art Stroll

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.: Scavenger hunt

2 - 4 p.m.: Bed races

4 - 8 p.m.: Gallery Walk

5 - 9 p.m.: Gourmet food trucks.

5 - 10 p.m.: Music and street dancing

9:15 p.m.: Fireworks

For more information or to register for the bed races, 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 11, 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 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.

   

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 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.

   

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.

   

August 1: 

1st Saturday Art Stroll/Gallery Walk

Stroll the Canal Street Historic District Saturday, August 1, 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.  Singer/guitarist Shaina Harperwill play classic rock, country and Top 40 music is 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.

   

August 7: 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. 

   

August 8: Canal Street Cruise 

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

   

August 15 - December 15: Erin Charpentier & Travis Neel project exhibit 

This series of site-responsive projects explores how the concept of paradise is manifested, constructed, and maintained by workers and inhabitants in New Smyrna Beach. Meet the Artist receptions are from 4-7 p.m., September 5, October 3, November 7 and December 5. The exhibit runs August 15-December 15 at the Atlantic Center for the Arts Downtown at Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Dr. New Smyrna Beach. For more information, please visit http://www.atlanticcenterforthearts.org .

   
 

August 20:

8th annual New Smyrna Beach Shrimp & Seafood Festival

The 8th annual New Smyrna Beach Shrimp & Seafood Festival will be from 5-9 p.m., Thursday, August 20, along Flagler Avenue in the NSB Waterfront LOOP, New Smyrna Beach.  More than 30 restaurants will compete for the "Best on the Beach” awards.  They will offer taste sized portions of their specialties for $3 - $5. There also will be live entertainment. Flagler Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from 3-10 p.m. from Pine Street east to S. Atlantic Avenue. A free park and ride service will be available from the N. Causeway beginning at 4 p.m. For more information on the event, please log on to www.partyonflagler.com.

   
 

August 22: Art Walk on Flagler 

Art Walkwill be on Flagler Avenue from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, August 22.  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.

   

August 22: Flagler Avenue Wine Walk

Explore interesting wines as you walk Flagler Avenue from 1-7 p.m., Saturday, August 22.  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

 

   

August 28: Family Fun Night August 28

When a caravan of gourmet food trucks rolls into the New Smyrna Beach Waterfront LOOP this month, they’ll set up amidst a scene of family fun. The tasty caravan will be part of Family Fun Night from 5-9 p.m., August 28, in Riverside Park, 105 S. Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach. The MaxQ band will play classic rock beginning at 6:30 p.m. Additional activities include water slides, pony rides, face painting, a balloon artist and a stilt walker. The event is hosted by the City of New Smyrna Beach Recreation and Events Department. For more information, please call 386.424.2175. 

   

August 29: Cheeseburger Paradise

The annual Cheeseburger in Paradise event will be from 5-9 p.m., Saturday, August 29, at the Woman’s Club, 403 Magnolia St., New Smyrna Beach. Taste foods from 15 restaurants and enjoy live music and dancing. Tickets are $75 per single or $100 per couple. Sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Edgewater and New Smyrna Beach, the event raises funds for youth scholarships and activities. 

   

September 3 - 13: Lost in Yonkers  

The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach will stage Lost in Yonkers September 3 - 13. By America's great comic playwright, this memory play is set in Yonkers in 1942. All performances are at 8 p.m. except Sundays, which are 2 p.m. matinees. For more information, please visit www.nsbplayers.org.

   

September 5:

1st Saturday Art Stroll/Gallery Walk 

Stroll the Canal Street Historic District Saturday, September 5, 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. Singer/keyboardist Bob Thames will play saltwater soul 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.

   

September 5 - October 17:

Richard Heipp exhibition: Paintings Like Picture 2015

The Atlantic Center for the Arts Downtown alt_space Gallery will feature Richard Heipp’s exhibit Paintings Like a Picture 2015 from September 5 – October 17. The exhibit is free at the gallery, 123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach.  For more information, please call (386) 428-1133 or visit Learn more: http://artsondouglas.net/collections/richard-heipp

   

September 11: 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. 

   

September 12: Canal Street Cruise

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

   

September 19: Flagler Avenue Wine Walk

Explore interesting wines as you walk Flagler Avenue from 1-7 p.m., Saturday, September 19.  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 .

   
 

September 19: Art Walk on Flagler

Art Walkwill be on Flagler Avenue from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, September 19.  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.

   

September 25-27:

15th annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival

The 15th annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival will be September 25-27 at intimate venues around the LOOP. Most performances are free. For more information, please log on to http://www.newsmyrnabeachjazzfestival.com/ or call 386.423.9760.

   

September 29 - October 8:

26th annual Senior Games

The kickoff of the 26th Annual Senior Games will be at 9 a.m., September 29, at the Babe James Community Center, 201 N Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach. The games run from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. through October 8 at various New Smyrna Beach venues. Activities include shuffleboard, basketball, track and field, card games, bowling and much more! People age 50 and older are encouraged to participate. For more information, please contact the City of New Smyrna Beach Recreation & Special Events Department at 386.424.2175. 

   
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