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February 2013 – March 2014

Feb 8 Fri
Black Heritage Festival @ Pettis Park
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

chruch Enjoy live music, entertainment, food, arts and crafts at the 22nd annual Black Heritage Festival.  Hair weaving, face painting, cane grinding, syrup making, soap making, storytelling, a school art display and a tour of the Black Heritage Museum will also be offered. 

Feb 9 Sat
Black Heritage Festival @ Pettis Park
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

chruch Enjoy live music, entertainment, food, arts and crafts at the 22nd annual Black Heritage Festival.  Hair weaving, face painting, cane grinding, syrup making, soap making, storytelling, a school art display and a tour of the Black Heritage Museum will also be offered. 

Classic Car Show
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

carThe Canal Street Cruise is sponsored by the East Coast Cruisers, and is a family-friendly classic car show offering food and entertainment in a historic setting.

 

Feb 10 Sun
Black Heritage Festival @ Pettis Park
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

chruch Enjoy live music, entertainment, food, arts and crafts at the 22nd annual Black Heritage Festival.  Hair weaving, face painting, cane grinding, syrup making, soap making, storytelling, a school art display and a tour of the Black Heritage Museum will also be offered. 

Weddings By the Sea: A Bridal Event @ Night Swan Intracoastal Bed and Breakfast
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

nsb, wedding, new smyrna beachThis outdoor event will provide brides (and others who are planning special events) the opportunity to interact with more than 25 local vendors.  The first 50 brides receive a goodie bag.

Admission is FREE and parking is FREE.

All attendees have the opportunity to register for a honeymoon cruise.   To register in advance, brides are encouraged to access the event on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/WeddingsByTheSea A Bridal Event. 

Johhny Mathis Show @ Edgewater - New Smyrna Elks Lodge 1557
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
This impersonator is a national entertainer and came in the top 10 on Dick Clark’s original show, America’s got Talent!
* Join us at 5:00 p.m. for cocktails before the show.
 
The Elks Lodge raises money for many charitable groups including, our Veterans, Gifts of Love,  Boy Scouts, School Scholarships, Florida Youth Camp and Cudas Unhooked.
Feb 12 Tue
Crawfish Boil @ Om Bar and Chill Lounge
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

4PM All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish Boil
5PM Live Dixieland Band
7PM Parade on Flagler
9PM Trae Pierce & T-Stone

Happy Hour every day from 11 AM – 7 PM including 2 for 1 well/call drinks, draft beers and house wine, plus $2.50 domestic beer bottles.

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Mardi Gras Parade
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

mardi-gras-maskThe 6th annual Flagler Avenue Mardi Gras Parade will travel the Avenue from the beach to turn south on Pine Street and end at Jessamine Avenue. Celebrate Fat Tuesday with the parade, Mardi Gras-themed music and food specials at venues along the Avenue.

The parade route will be closed to vehicular traffic from 5 – 8 p.m.  Cars also must be moved from the street to accommodate the large crowds. 

If you are interested in adding a float to the parade, it is free. All you have to do is print out an entry form @ www.partyonflagler.com.

 

Mar 4 Mon
Charity Monday @ McKenna’s
Mar 4 all-day

A portion of the proceeds from meals served at McKenna’s on “Charity Monday” will be donated to SEV Habitat for Humanity.

sev habitat for humanity, new smyrna beach

Apr 5 Fri
NSB Balloon and Sky Fest @ NSB Municipal Airport
2:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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2:00 PM
Gates Open. No coolers please. BRING YOUR CAMERA!

ALL EVENING
All 100+ vendors open, 4-H Animal Encounter, the Inspiration Village, live entertainment on the 80,000-watt Fest Stage, and the Carnival Rides open (until 10:00 PM). Static display aircraft, including a B-25 bomber, a classic DC-3, a Corsair, T-6′s, P-51 Mustangs, helicopters, and fighters, can be enjoyed all afternoon and evening!

RIDES (all afternoon, until dark… Huey and Enstrom helicopters, airplanes, B-25 bomber).

Lots of FOOD all day.
BEER: 2 PM – 9 PM.

Tethered Balloon Rides (winds and weather permitting)*

4:00 PM
The Afterwhile on the Sky Fest Stage

5:30 PM
Run Rhino on the Sky Fest Stage

7:00 PM
Teflon Don on the Sky Fest Stage

7:30 PM (Approx.)
BALLOON GLOW* (balloons are very wind sensitive, and can not inflate if the winds are more than about 8 MPH),
GLOW usually lasts 60 minutes.

8:30 PM
NIGHT AIR SHOW! Back by popular demand! The Aeroshell Team circles the Balloon Glow and then performs at dusk, and the show continues with Manfred Radius and his fire-streaking glider, the fiery cloud of the 300 MPH Jet School Bus, and the smoke, thunder, and strobes of Matt Younkin’s huge Twin Beech!

10:00 PM
Gates Close

 

Apr 6 Sat
NSB Balloon and Sky Fest @ NSB Municipal Airport
7:00 AM – 10:00 PM

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7:00 AM
Gates Open. No coolers please. BRING YOUR CAMERA!

ALL DAY and EVENING: All 100+ vendors open, 4-H Animal Encounter, the Inspiration Village, live entertainment on the 80,000-watt Fest Stage, and the Carnival Rides open (until 10:00 PM). Static display aircraft, including a B-25 bomber, a classic DC-3, a Corsair, T-6′s, P-51 Mustangs, helicopters, and fighters, can be enjoyed all afternoon and evening!

RIDES (all day, until dark…. Huey and Enstrom helicopters, airplanes, B-25 bomber).

Lots of FOOD all day.
BEER 10 AM -9 PM.

SUNRISE (Approx 7:00 AM):
Hot-air balloon passenger flights (last approx 1 hour)*.

7:00 AM
Classical music as the sun rises over Balloon & Sky Fest

9:30 AM
Dance Factory on stage

10:15 AM
Stirrup Some Dust precision horse demonstration team

10:30 AM
Rolling Thunder Missing Man Presentation

11:00 AM
Quad-Line Stunt Kite, Colleen Baker

12:00 PM
Nick Comis, Illusionist

12:30 PM
Pre-Air-Show Demonstrations begin (helicopters, Coast Guard demonstration, overhead formation flying, etc.)

1:00 PM
AIR SHOW Acts scheduled to appear at this time include Patty Wagstaff, AeroShell Aerobatic Team, Matt Younkin, the 300 MPH Jet School Bus, Skybolts parachute team, military fighter jet and bomber demonstrations, A-4 Skyhawk jet, Manfred Radius, P-51 Mustang demo, Jason Newburg, the WORLD PREMIERE of Kyle Franklin’s Demon-1 Biplane “Dracula” show, and much more…

Veterans Honor Ceremony, sponsored by Halifax Health – Hospice, with The Vietnam Veterans Honor Guard, at approximately 1:15 PM, followed by fly-bys of numerous warbirds representing the several wars of the past Century

NOTE: The show has been approved by all branches of the military for participation by their aircraft, but the level of participation will depend on world events and training requirements.

3:30 PM
Combined group precision horse demonstration

5:30 PM
Just Twistin’ Hay on the Sky Fest Stage

7:00 PM
Patrick Gibson on the Sky Fest Stage

7:30 PM (Approx.)
BALLOON GLOW* (balloons are very wind sensitive, and can not inflate if the winds are more than about 8 MPH), GLOW usually lasts 60 minutes.

8:30 PM
NIGHT AIR SHOW! Back by popular demand! The Aeroshell Team circles the Balloon Glow and then performs at dusk, and the show continues with Manfred Radius and his fire-streaking glider, the fiery cloud of the 300 MPH Jet School Bus, and the smoke, thunder, and strobes of Matt Younkin’s huge Twin Beech!

10:00 PM
Gates Close

Apr 7 Sun
NSB Balloon and Sky Fest @ NSB Municipal Airport
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

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7:00 AM
Gates Open. No coolers please. BRING YOUR CAMERA!

ALL DAY and EVENING
All 100+ vendors open, 4-H Animal Encounter, the Inspiration Village, live entertainment on the 80,000-watt Fest Stage, and the Carnival Rides open (until 10:00 PM). Static display aircraft, including a B-25 bomber, a classic DC-3, a Corsair, T-6′s, P-51 Mustangs, helicopters, and fighters, can be enjoyed all afternoon and evening!

RIDES (all day, until dark…. Huey and Enstrom helicopters, airplanes, B-25 bomber).

Lots of FOOD all day.
BEER 10 AM – 5 PM.

SUNRISE (Approx 7:00 AM)
Hot-air balloon passenger flights (last approx 1 hour)*.

7:00 AM
Classical music as the sun rises over Balloon & Sky Fest

9:45 AM
Stirrup Some Dust precision horse demonstration team

10:00 AM
Little Theater, musical presentation

10:45 AM
Stirrup Some Dust precision horse demonstration team

11:00 AM
Smyrna Brass on stage

11:45 AM
Stirrup Some Dust precision horse demonstration team

12:00 PM
Daytona Beach Harley Davidson Drill Team

12:00 PM
Pre-Air-Show Demonstrations begin (helicopters, Coast Guard demonstration, overhead formation flying, etc.)

1:00 PM
AIR SHOW Acts scheduled to appear at this time include Patty Wagstaff, AeroShell Aerobatic Team, Matt Younkin, the 300 MPH Jet School Bus, Skybolts parachute team, military fighter jet and bomber demonstrations, A-4 Skyhawk jet, Manfred Radius, P-51 Mustang demo, Jason Newburg, the WORLD PREMIERE of Kyle Franklin’s Demon-1 Biplane “Dracula” show, and much more…

Veterans Honor Ceremony, sponsored by Halifax Health – Hospice, with The Vietnam Veterans Honor Guard, at approximately 1:15 PM, followed by fly-bys of numerous warbirds representing the several wars of the past Century

NOTE: The show has been approved by all branches of the military for participation by their aircraft, but the level of participation will depend on world events and training requirements.

4:00 PM
Travis Stratton and the Salt Water Grass on stage

6:00 PM
Gates Close

 

May 28 Tue
W.I.N.E. NSB @ Barracuda's Bar and Grille
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

wine nsb Women Into Networking Everyday…WINE NSB

The NSB Observer, along with New Smyrna Beach Mom and NSB Happenings is hosting our first WINE party on Tuesday, May 28th at Barracuda’s Bar & Grille from 5:30 PM – 8 PM.

$5 gets you in the door and includes:
- Complimentary appetizers from the chefs at Barracudas
- Half Off House Wine
- 5-minute mini massages by On a Roll Massage Therapy
- A chance to win Fabulous Prizes
- Dessert Tastings by KD Desserts 
- Live Entertainment by Krista King
- Opportunity to Network with other Professional Women in the area

This is one of the best marketing opportunities of the year, so please get in touch with us if you’d like to participate.

*We are currently looking for sponsors and raffle prizes. Please call 386-427-1000 in you are interested in participating.

Mar 4 Tue
Mardi Gras Parade @ Flagler Avenue
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

mardi gras paradeFlagler Avenue will host its 7th annual Flagler Avenue Mardi Gras Parade.

The parade will travel from S. Atlantic onto Flagler Avenue and turn south on Pine Street and end at Jessamine Avenue.

Celebrate Fat Tuesday with the parade, Mardi Gras-themed music and food specials AND BEADS, BEADS, BEADS at 12 venues along the Avenue.

The parade route will be closed to vehicular traffic from 5 – 8 p.m.  Cars also must be moved from the street to accommodate the large crowds.

The parade is FREE to enter and applications may be downloaded here.

Mar 28 Fri
NSB Balloon and Sky Fest @ NSB Municipal Airport
Mar 28 – Sunday all-day
balloon and sky festPlan to see amazing Balloon Glows on Friday and Saturday evenings, with formation flying Aeroshell T-6 planes circling overhead and leading into the night air shows.
The 20 hot-air balloons are scheduled to carry passengers on Saturday and Sunday mornings, and the carnival, the 4-H Animal Encounter, and the inspiring Inspiration Village will keep visitors of all ages entertained, excited, and smiling.
Airplane, balloon and helicopter rides are always popular, and big crowds always enjoy the Sounds of Sky Fest – top musical and entertainment acts performing on the 80,000-watt stage.

 

Hot-Air Balloon passenger flights - Early-morning one-hour passenger flights are $230 per person. These rides include the traditional post-flight ceremony and a toast with your special souvenir champagne flute. A reservation list is now being maintained. It’s first-come, first-served, so call 386-957-FEST (3378).

Tethered hot-air balloon rides – Will be offered on Friday and Saturday evenings during the Balloon Glows, and for a time in the early morning hours on Saturday and Sunday (if winds allow). These rides last a few minutes as the balloons hover above the crowd, and the cost is just $10. Tickets will be available at the event.

Biplane rides – Climb into an open-cockpit vintage 1941 World War II trainer for a trip into yesteryear at a price per passenger of $80. Advance tickets can be purchased by calling 386-478-0600. Ask for “Fest Rides” tickets, or you can purchase them on-site at the Sky Fest RIDES booth.

Helicopter rides – Will be offered in THREE different aircraft:

1.     The Enstrom F-28 helicopter can take two passengers per flight, and tickets can be purchased right at the Sky Fest RIDES booth for just $30 per person.

2.     The legendary Huey can carry 10 passengers at a time on an open-door thrill ride for just $75 per person. Tickets available at the event.

3.     The Cobra Attack Helicopter carries one passenger at a time on the ultimate ride for $300 ($500 for a longer flight). Tickets available at the event. There’s nothing else like this!

Airplane rides – Will be available in the classic Cessna 172 for just $30 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the Sky Fest RIDES booth during the event.

Warbird rides – In a North American World War II AT-6 Texan trainer. Carries one passenger for a familiarization instruction flight where you get a chance to fly this high performance aircraft for just $320. For advance bookings, call 386-478-0600 and ask for “Fest Rides” tickets, or purchase them on-site at the Sky Fest RIDES booth.

Admission is only $10 for adults per day. Children under 12 get in free, and so do all veterans with ID. Parking is FREE!

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