Calendar: See 'The Nutcracker in The Round' at the Ocean Center

What to do this week in Ormond Beach.

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Friday, Dec. 4

Movie Under the Stars

When: 5:30-10 p.m.

Where: Destination Daytona, 1637 U.S. 1

Details: Come out to Destination Daytona for the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce's Movie Night Under the Stars, with special guests Santa and Mrs. Claus. Bring a toy to benefit the Early Learning Coalition of Flagler and Volusia's annual holiday toy drive and receive a special treat. The movie will be "Elf," and tickets cost $15 per vehicle.

Saturday, Dec. 5

14th-annual Tour of Homes

When: Dec. 5-31

Where: Virtual

Details: This year's tour of homes will feature six beautiful homes in Ormond Beach, ranging from 1894 to modern homes. Presented by the Ormond Beach Historical Society, the tour will be in the form of a video and you will see homes at night, as well as rooms you would never see on a regular tour. Tickets cost $15. Visit

‘The Nutcracker in The Round’ ballet

When: 7 p.m. Saturday Dec. 5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6.

Where: Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave.

Details: The Volusia Civic Ballet is presenting this holiday favorite, featuring Ormond Beach residents Joy Perry and Tanner Noronha-Weeks as Clara and the Nutcracker/Prince, respectively. Tickets range from $20-$45. Children’s Sugar Plum Tea tickets are 420. Visit 

'How Life Changes through Art'

When: 5-8 p.m.

Where: Ocean Art Gallery, 197 E. Granada Blvd.

Details: Join Ocean Art Gallery for an art-filled evening featuring Cherree Mallette, of New Smyrna Beach. Her newest contemporary "Splashparencie" dry brush oil paintings will be on display. Meet Mallette and enjoy music and light refreshments. Free and open to the publc. CDC guidelines will be followed. Visit

Monday, Dec. 7

Civil Discourse, Part 2: Common ground

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Virtual via Zoom

Details: Civil Discourse is back and will be held weekly. There will be different panel members each week. Contact Bill Denny for more information at [email protected]

Thursday, Dec. 10

Halifax Genealogical Society webinar meeting

When: 1:30-2:45 p.m.

Where: Virtual

Details: Linda Vivian will present, "Conquering the Chaos: How to Organize and Archive Genealogical Materials." For free guest registration, email [email protected]

Saturday, Dec. 12

Merry and Bright on Main Street

When: Sunset to Sunrise, Dec. 12-19

Where: Granada Boulevard, from Orchard Street to A1A

Details: See the shops and streets decorated all through the night. Businesses are competing to have the best decorations. Santa and Mrs. Claus will ride through the downtown. Call 676-3241.

Live! At the Bandshell featuring Brian Regan

Brian Regan will take the stage at the bandshell on Dec. 12. Courtesy photo
Brian Regan will take the stage at the bandshell on Dec. 12. Courtesy photo

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Daytona Beach Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk

Details: A night of comedy is coming to Daytona Beach, as Miami native Brian Regan takes the stage at the bandshell. Regan starred in his own Netflix series, "Stand Up and Away!" which premiered on Christmas Eve 2018. His second Netflix special is planned to release in 2021. Tickets start at $45 and must be bought in pairs. Visit


Magic of Lights 

When: Open daily 6-10 p.m. through Jan. 2. 

Where: Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd.

Details: Transformed for the fourth year in a row, come out to the speedway for a holiday display of over 1 million lights. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the AdventHealth Foundation in Volusia and Flagler counties. Advanced tickets start at $25. The display will open at 7 p.m. Nov. 26-29. It will be closed on De. 6-8, and 14-15. Visit

Tour the Casements

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10-11 a.m. Saturday

Where: The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive

Details: See John D. Rockefeller’s winter residence. The Casements Guild celebrates each year by decorating the mansion inside and outside. See the decorations and buy special Christmas presents in the gift sop. Tours are free and conducted daily on the hour. Visit


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