Volusia County leisure for the week of August 15-21.
Now that school has started for most families, things are slowing down – just a little. But, as always, there is still a lot to be done in this area. This week’s activities will take place across the county, in Daytona Beach, DeLand, New Smyrna Beach, and beginning in DeBary. So get out there, be careful and stay healthy!
Disc golf world championship 2021
So you’ve never heard of disc golf? According to the Professional Disc Golf Association, it is played much like golf, only with a flying disc pointed at a target, much like a hole in golf. There are fairways and putting near the hole and challenging terrain that presents obstacles. Disc golf is played by people of all ages, genders, and economic statuses and is often free to play in public parks.
The World Cup begins Tuesday, August 17th and will last through Saturday at River City Nature Park, 200 Barwick Road, DeBary. Spectators are welcome and entry is free. For information call 386-601-0206 or visit https://debary.org/parksrec/page/2021-world-amateur-disc-golf-championships-river-city-nature-park.
Art Photography Exhibition: Through the Lens
The Hub on Canal is the location for an exhibition of the photos by Dave Bowers and Lori Vetter Bowers. Dave Bowers often combines multiple components to create a unique vision, while Lorie Vetter Bowers takes a more journalistic approach to accentuate the feel of each photo. The couple specialize in outdoor nature photography.
Her work is on display at Hub on Canal, 132 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach, through August 22nd. For more information, call 386-957-3924 or visit thehuboncanal.org.
Food truck rally in downtown Daytona Nights
As before, Daytona Beach’s Riverfront Shops bring fun and entertainment to your area. This week there will be a food truck rally on Friday, August 20, from 5 pm to 9 pm. There is also live music, sidewalk sales and show cars.
The event takes place from Beach Street to Palmetto Avenue in Daytona Beach. For more information, visit facebook.com/Downtown-Daytona-Signature-Events.
A symphony of colors: Beaux Arts of Central Florida
This group of works of art, now on display in the Gale Lemerand Wing, Main Hall, and Root Hall of the Museum of Art and Science, is the result of the work of 50 professional artists who “are encouraged to expand their horizons and skills constantly to expand. “The bright colors and creative approaches show the emphasis on experimentation in her work.
The museum is located at 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach, and the exhibit will be on view through November. For more information, call 386-255-0285 or visit moas.org.
“Peace of Woodstock”
Admit it – if you’re a baby boomer, you’re nostalgic for Woodstock’s peace-and-love vibes. Peace of Woodstock pays homage to the festival that took place in August 1969 when more than 400,000 people gathered to listen to musical performances and got along every three days and nights.
The show takes place on Saturday, August 21, at the Athens Theater, 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand. For information or tickets, call 386-736-1500 or visit athensdeland.com.