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New Year's happenings in the Weekend Calendar
posted Dec 30, 2011 - 3:47:41pm
Friday, Dec. 30
‘Putting on the Ritz With FAMU Rattlers and Friends’
7 p.m.-midnight at the DeLand Conference & Business Center, 1301 E. International Speedway Blvd. Musical entertainment by the FAMU Allstars and Friends, featuring Caesar Frazier. Silent auction. Formal attire required. Tickets: $50. Call Mike Williams at 386-804-6136 or Milton Corley at 386-738-0708.
Saturday, Dec. 31
8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, corner of Saxon Boulevard and U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Free admission. Call 407-443-6965.
DeLand Elks New Year’s Eve Party
6 p.m. appetizers, 7 p.m. dinner, breakfast served after midnight, at Elks Lodge 1463, 150 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. Tickets: $15. Call 386-738-1463.
Sons of Italy New Year’s Eve Party
7:30 p.m. hors d’oeuvres, 8 p.m. dinner, midnight continental breakfast, at the Mike Accardi Lodge, 1270 Doyle Road, Deltona. Formal dress. Setups available; music by Musical Expressions. Tickets (nonrefundable): $45. Call Marie at 386-956-6070 or Theresa at 386-860-9749.
New Year’s Eve Concert: The A+ Team
8 p.m.-12:45 a.m. in the Tommy Lawrence Arena at the Volusia County Fairgrounds, 3150 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Show starts at 9:15 p.m. A fundraiser for West Volusia Young Life hosted by DeLand Breakfast Rotary. Tickets (includes complimentary breakfast): $35 VIP; $25 general admission.
Sunday, Jan. 1
Happy New Year
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Bob Robbins Memorial Museum/Library
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday, at the Commemorative Air Force hangar, off Marsh Road, DeLand. World War II artifacts and memorabilia belonging to Boeing Aircraft Corp. chief test pilot Bob Robbins. Free admission. Call 386-337-4499.
Through Jan. 7. 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, in the Rose Room Gallery inside Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach. An exhibit of the combined works of Earl Weydahl and the late Diana Barringer. Free admission.
DeLand Naval Air Station Museum
Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, at 910 Biscayne Blvd. Free admission. Call 386-738-4149.
Deltona Veterans Museum
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at Deltona Veterans Memorial Park, corner of Elkcam Boulevard and Evard Avenue. Free admission. Call 386-789-8247.
‘Dr. Gilbert and Ora Seigworth Medical and Apothecary Exhibits’
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, at the DeLand Memorial Hospital Museum, 230 N. Stone St. Featuring an extensive collection of authentic artifacts and furnishings from medical practice from long ago, a unique iron-lung exhibit, an old-time doctor’s office, and an operating room. Free admission; donations gladly accepted. Call 386-740-5800 or 386-740-6813.
‘Doreen Hardie - Memorial of Her Homeland’
Through Jan. 7. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. Free admission; donations gladly accepted. Call 386-736-4004.
‘Florida Biennial VI Juried Exhibit’
Through March 4. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at the Museum of Florida Art, 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Admission: free for Volusia County residents with ID through 2011; $5 general admission. Call 386-734-4371.
Through Feb. 5. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, at the Florida Museum for Women Artists, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., Suite 1, DeLand. Free admission for all Dec. 25-Jan. 1. Regular admission: $5 adults; $3 children; free for members. Call 386-873-2976.
‘Legendary Florida: The Florida History Paintings of Jackson Walker’
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, at the Volusia County Historic Courthouse, 120 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand. This collection of paintings by Jackson Walker is on extended loan from the permanent collection of the Museum of Florida Art. Free admission. Call 386-734-4371.
Stetson Mansion Tours
Through Jan. 15. At 1031 Camphor Lane, DeLand. By appointment only. Day and night tours available. The mansion is dressed for the holidays with designer decorations from around the world. Cost: $17 per person, cash only, with group discounts available. One free child’s admission with each paid adult admission. Reservations required. Call Kent at 386-490-2054.
‘Wrap It Up’ Fine Art Crafts by Contemporary Craftswomen
Through Jan. 15. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, at the Florida Museum for Women Artists, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., Suite 1, DeLand. Admission: $5 adults; $3 children; free for members. Call 386-873-2976.
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