Calendar: See local bands perform at the 3rd-annual Ormond Beach Live original music and art festival

What to do this week in Ormond Beach.

The License to Steal Band entertains the 2021 Fourth of July crowd at Rockefeller Gardens. File photo by Michele Meyers
The License to Steal Band entertains the 2021 Fourth of July crowd at Rockefeller Gardens. File photo by Michele Meyers
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Thursday, Sept. 23

Volusia County sea turtle rehabilitation discussion

When: 5:30 p.m.

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

Details: Allison Bernstein from Volusia County Sea Turtle Rehabilitation will discuss the turtle intake and rehabilitation process at the Marine Science Center with a 2021 turtle update and year-to-date recap. Call 317-9400.

Friday, Sept. 24

Solitary Man, a tribute to neil diamond

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 N. U.S. 1

Details: See veteran vocalist and tribute artist David Jericko bring Neil Diamond to life. Tickets cost $30 in advance; $35 at the door. Call 676-3375.

Saturday, Sept. 25

Rummage/craft sale

When: Call for information

Where: Ormond Beach Elks Lodge 2193, 285 Wilmette Ave.

Details: The Ormond Beach Elks Lodge 2193 will hold a rummage/craft sale. Vendor tables are $15 for an 8-foot table; $25 for two tables. Call Kathy Papson at 386-276-3545 to reserve a table.

3rd-annual Ormond Beach Live original music and art festival

When: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Dr.

Details: Come see over 100 acts performing on 13 stages at the Casements and Rockefeller Gardens. Tickets cost $10 in advance; $15 at the gate. Children 12 and under are free.  There is an after party at Fletcher's Irish Pub, located 393 W. Granada Blvd. Visit

Safe boating class

When: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Halifax River Yacht Club, 331 S. Beach St.

Details: A safe boating class is being offered over two Saturdays, (Sept. 25 and Oct. 2). This two-day course is the one you need to obtain a state Boating Safety Education ID and apply for a possible insurance discount. It's an excellent introduction to boating, boat handling, navigation rules, aides to navigation, Florida regulations, boating safety and more. Presented by America’s Boating Club and the Daytona Beach Sail and Power Squadron. The course materials cost $39.40, and couples can share with a 50% discount at $59.10. Call Don Roman at 386-453-6456 or email at [email protected] to reserve your spot. Only vaccinated students may attend this class due to COVID protocols. 

OBHS Speaker Series virtual lecture: The Jim Crow Era

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Webinar

Details: Martha Bireda, director of Blanchard House Museum of African History and Culture, will provide an overview of the Jim Crow Era and its continued influence. The Jim Crow laws that existed in Florida will be discussed. No registration required. Hosted by the Ormond Beach Historical Society. Visit

Low-cost pet shot clinic

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: A Pampered Pooch Groomer 295 S. Yonge St.

Details: Get your pet vaccinated at a lower cost. Rabies shots will cost $5 for 1-year vaccinations. Other shots offered include dog distemper/parvo combo, dog flu, cat distemper combo, feline leukemia and more. Heartworm prevention and flea control products will be available for purchase. All vaccinations are administered with a licensed veterinarian. Cash only for shots; cards accepted for product purchase. No appointment needed. Clinic is open to everyone. Proceeds benefit abused animals. Call or text 748-8993 or visit

Monday, Sept. 27

Civil discourse

When: 6-7:30 p.m.

Where: Andy Romano Beachfront Park, 839 S. Atlantic Ave.

Details: This meeting will be a continuation of the airport runway extension discussion. Pros and cons will be examined. Email [email protected] for more information.

Friday, Oct. 1

Movies on the Halifax

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Dr.

Details: Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a showing of 2019's "The Addams Family", rated PG. Movies are weather-sensitive. Call 386-676-3216 for rainout information.

Saturday, Oct. 2

Reel in the Fun kids' fishing tournament

When: 8 a.m. to noon

Where: Bailey Riverbridge Gardens, 1 N. Beach St.

Details:  Free catch and release kids' fishing tournament. Pre-registration closes on Sept. 29. Open to city residents only and those 4-12 years old. Call 676-3250.


MOAS exhibitions

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Museum of Arts and Sciences, 352 S. Nova Road

Details: Want to spend a day looking at fine art? The Museum of Arts and Sciences has the following shows on display: "Time Honored: The Art of Dean Mitchell" by Dean Mitchell; "American Empire;" "Charting the Celestial Landscape;" "Skulls: From Ancient Beasts to Modern Giants;" and "A Symphony of Color: Beaux Arts of Central Florida." 


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