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Friday, October 22, 2021

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Walking Tour of old Northwest Residential & Stetson University Historic Districts

DeLand House Museum 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand

Walk through history in these two charming neighborhoods. Filled with architectural gems, this beautifully preserved historic area is ideal for a walking tour. See many architectural landmarks and hear stories of our intriguing pioneers. One hour tour led by an experienced West Volusia Historical Society docent.  Departs at 10:30 a.m. $7.50 for WVHS members; $10 for […]

Guitar Ensemble

Stetson University's Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall 421 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand

 Masks are required. Free. Call 386-822-8950.  

Building Your Business Group Educational Networking Meeting

MainStreet DeLand office 100 N. Woodland Blvd., Suite 4, DeLand

Presented by the MainStreet DeLand Association, BYBG is specifically for businesspeople who are looking for ideas to help grow their business. Free. To sign up for the virtual group, visit  https://mainstreetdeland.org/events-list/bybg-en-oct-2021.

Red Hot Chili Steppers Walking Club

9-10 a.m. at Gemini Springs Park, 37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary. Free. Call Matt Coleman at 386-736-5953, ext. 16767, or visit www.volusia.org/recreation.

Play Dominoes at Wes Crile Park

Wes Crile Park 1537 Norbert Terrace, Deltona

11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Wes Crile Park, 1537 Norbert Terrace, Deltona. Free. Call 386-878-8900.

‘Reptile Rendezvous’ Virtual Program

Lyonia Environmental Center staff will display some of their reptile ambassadors and explain what they eat, where they live, the adaptations they use, and the important roles they play in their ecosystem. This program is recommended for families and children of all ages. Registration is required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028. An online link will be […]

First-Time Homebuyer Virtual Class

The University of Florida/Volusia County Extension offers pre-purchase homebuyer workshops that meet the education requirement for those participating in the First-Time Homebuyer Program. Extension Agent Lisa Hamilton, a HUD-certified housing counselor and accredited financial counselor, will instruct. The Zoom class consists of eight hours of education. Participants will receive a certificate of completion that will […]

‘Board Game Betrayal’ Haunted House

Orange City Sorosis Club 222 E. University Ave., Orange City

Tickets: $10 adults; $5 children age 10 and younger. Purchase tickets online at https://ocsorosisclub.ticketleap.com/board-game-betrayal or with cash at the ticket booth. Email to ocsorosisclub@yahoo.com.

Classic Movies at The Ritz: Frankenstein

The Ritz Theater 201 S. Magnolia Ave., Downtown Sanford

In James Whale’s timeless adaptation of Mary Shelley's masterpiece novel, Boris Karloff stars as the screen’s most tragic and memorable horror giant, when Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by piecing together salvaged body parts to create a human monster. Tickets: $5 cash at the door. Call 407-321-8111.

Absolute Queen

Athens Theatre 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand

Experience the hyper-realistic sights and sounds of a Queen concert in the 1980s. Tickets: $35 preferred reserved seating (first six rows orchestra, and two rows center balcony); $30 general reserved seating. A $3-per-ticket processing charge and 6.5-percent sales tax will be added to each purchase. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

‘Robed in Love’ Neighborhood Center Awards Breakfast

Wayne G. Sanborn Activity Center 815 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand

Presentation of awards to supporters and volunteers of The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia. Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown will deliver the keynote speech, on the topic “Food, Housing, and Economic Justice for All: Community in Action!” Feel free to wear your favorite cozy robe (over casual business attire). Proceeds benefit affordable housing for our homeless community. […]

Artisan Alley Friday Night Growers and Makers Market

The Artisan Alley Farmers Market is home to a vibrant marketplace including over 40 vendors year-round. The market takes place every Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., in Artisan Alley, across from the Chess Park. You'll find seasonal farm fresh produce from local growers, as well as baked goods, cheeses, and other specialty […]

Creepy Candlelight Tours

DeBary Hall Historic Site 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary

Get in the Halloween spirit by listening to scary tales and taking a candlelight tour. Guests can expect mild frights as they are escorted to the DeBary mansion and enter the narrow hallways and darkened rooms once occupied by 19th-century wine merchant Frederick DeBary and his family. Staff and volunteers will share spooky stories and […]

Dark Carnival

Athens Theatre 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand

A Halloween performance by Phantasmagoria XII. Live performers, “Phantastical” dance, explosive stage combat and danger arts, puppetry, projections, and haunting storytelling combine to create a tapestry of whimsically macabre horror! Not recommended for children age 7 and younger due to elements of horror. Tickets: $31 preferred reserved seating (first six rows orchestra, and two rows […]

Stetson University Symphonic Band

Stetson University's Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall 421 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand

 Tickets: $10 adults; $5 youth; free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a Stetson University ID and children age 12 and younger. Masks are required. Seating is extremely limited. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 386-822-8950.

Young Frankenstein, the Musical

Shoestring Theatre 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen

Based on the 1974 Mel Brooks film of the same name (which has been described by Brooks as his best film), the musical is a parody of the Universal Pictures film adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and its sequel Son of Frankenstein. Masks are required. Tickets: $22 adults; $20 senior citizens; $15 students. Call 386-228-3777.

Creepy Candlelight Tours

DeBary Hall Historic Site 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary

Get in the Halloween spirit by listening to scary tales and taking a candlelight tour. Guests can expect mild frights as they are escorted to the DeBary mansion and enter the narrow hallways and darkened rooms once occupied by 19th-century wine merchant Frederick DeBary and his family. Staff and volunteers will share spooky stories and […]