Calendar: City, OMAM to host 49th annual Art in the Park

What to do this week in Ormond Beach and Palm Coast.

Dan Burleigh Phillips won first place in the fine art category at the 48th annual Art in the Park. File photo by Michele Meyers
Dan Burleigh Phillips won first place in the fine art category at the 48th annual Art in the Park. File photo by Michele Meyers
Photo by michele meyers
  • Ormond Beach Observer
  • Neighbors
  • Share

Thursday, May 4

Palm Coast Songwriters Festival kickoff show

When: 5 p.m. Thursday, May 4

Where: Daytona State College Palm Coast Amphitheater, 545 Colbert Lane, Palm Coast

Details: See performances by Styles Haury and Chris Wallin, Casey Beathard and Tucker Beathard, and Wynn Varble and Brice Long, during this free kickoff show. The festival will run daily May 4-7. Visit

DSC Symphonic Band concert

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach

Details: See the Daytona State College Symphonic Band perform. Tickets cost $10 for adults; $5 for children.

Friday, May 5

'Flagler Spring Fling Outreach'

When: 1-4 p.m.

Where: Cattleman’s Hall at the Flagler County Fairgrounds, 150 Sawgrass Road, Bunnell

Details: The Flagler County Health and Human Services Department is hosting an outreach event for information on local agencies and services, as well as assistance for food and haircuts, provided by Grace Food Pantry. Visit

Saturday, May 6

Arbor Day event

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Central Park at Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast

Detaiis: The city of Palm Coast is hosting its 18th annual Arbor Day event where residents may receive a free tree, as well as guidance on proper pruning, placement and other techniques. To get a free tree, bring a non-perishable human or pet food item to trade. There will also be a Monarch butterfly release at 11 a.m., in addition to a petting zoo, arts and crafts activities an a kid's costume contest at 10:30 a.m. Free admission. Visit for more information.

Art in the Park

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 6; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 7

Where: Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: The city of Ormond Beach Department of Leisure Services and the Ormond Memorial Art Museum are presenting the 49th annual Art in the Park, which will showcase 100 artists and crafters. There will also be a kids craft zone, food trucks, entertainment and an art display by local girl scouts. Free admission. Visit

How-to festival

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach

Details: Volusia County Public Library branches will host local experts, hobbyists and professionals who will provide interactive instructional assistance at this festival. Learn how to create a caricature, perform CPR, play disc golf, buy a house and more. Visit

Art walk

When: 3-7 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach MainStreet Arts District, 128 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach

Details: Join Ocean Art Gallery, Frame of Mind, Art Spotlight, The Studio by Artist Angel Lowden, the Ormond Memorial Art Museum and more on the first Saturday of each month for art openings and art events.

Sunday, May 7

Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast

When: 8 a.m. to noon

Where: Social Hall at St. Brendan Catholic Church, 1000 Ocean Shore Blvd., Ormond Beach

Details: The Father Eamonn Gill Council 13018 Knights of Columbus will serve its famous pancake breakfast in the Social Hall. The meal includes all the pancakes you can eat, scrambled eggs, a sausage link, orange juice and endless coffee. The breakfast costs $6 for adults; children under 12 eat free. All are welcome. 

Bel Canto Singers season finale

When: 3:30 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Presbyterian Church, 105 Amsden Road, Ormond Beach

Details: The Bel Canto Singers of Daytona will present its final concert of the 2022-2023 season. The singers will present Dan Forrest's "Requiem for the Living" and Craig Hella Johnson's "Considering Matthew Shepard." Tickets cost $15 for adults. Students with a valid ID get in for free. Visit

Wednesday, May 10

Probus Club of Palm Coast meeting

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Social Club of Palm Coast, 51 N. Old Kings Road

Details: Probus, a social club for retired and semi-retired men and women, meets the second Wednesday of each month with a guest speaker and social activities outside the meeting for members with specific interests. This month's speaker is John Subers, director of the AdventHealth Foundation, who will an update on hospital services and the new hospital in Palm Coast. All are welcome to the meeting to explore the benefits of joining the club. For information, contact Larry Wright, [email protected].

Thursday, May 11

Spring Bird Walks with Joan Tague

When: 8 a.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Environmental Discovery Center, 601 Division Ave., Ormond Beach

Details: Join Master Naturalist Joan Tague, of Halifax River Audubon, for a casual bird walk along the trails in Central Park. Bring water. Walking shoes and sunscreen are recommended.


The Casements Camera Club's 10th-annual spring exhibit

When: May 10-24

Where: The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: Come out to The Casements to see the club's annual spring exhibit, featuring both black and white images as well as colored photographs, and vote for your favorite. The image with the most votes will win a "public choice" ribbon. The Casements is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

'All My Sons'

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 5 and 6; and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 7

Where: City Repertory Theatre, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Suite B207, Palm Coast

Details: See this drama by Arthur Miller that tells the story of the Keller family and the challenges to their moral integrity. Tickets cost $20 for adults; $15 for students. Visit


When: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, May 5 and 6; 2 p.m. Sunday, May 7

Where: Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell

Details: See "Barnum" at the Flagler Playhouse, the story of P.T. Barnum told in a musical portrait. Tickets cost $30 for adults; $25 for students. Visit

Exercises for the maturing body

When: 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays

Where: First Baptist Church of Palm Coast, 6050 Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast

Details: Attend upbeat classes presented by Synergy Senior Fitness and taught by Senior Fitness Specialist Artie Gardella. Classes are ongoing. Insurances that cover fitness accepted, or a donation for those with no coverage. Visit

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, Daytona Beach

Details: Want to spend a day looking at fine art? The Museum of Arts and Sciences has the following shows on display: "It's a Kite Thing: Florida Women's Arts Association" ; "A Treasury of Indian and Persian Miniature Paintings" ; and "Curiosities from the Collection."


Latest News


Your free article limit has been reached this month.
Subscribe now for unlimited digital access to our award-winning local news.