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    Some people will find any excuse to drop what they're doing and get together for some fun! West Volusia plays
     host to a variety of festivals and events year-round that celebrate our rich culture, colorful heritage and beautiful
     natural surroundings. So pick a date and find something special waiting for you!

Here is an overview of our annual events:
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DeLand: Cruisin' Downtown DeLand - 3rd Saturday of every month!
(04:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Classic car show in downtown DeLand including music and fun!
DeLand: Legendary Florida exhibit by Artist Jackson Walker at the Volusia County Historic Courthouse
May 15, 2014 - May 15, 2016 (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
The Legendary Florida exhibit shows Florida History through the Paintings of Jackson Walker.   Volusia County Historic Courthouse 120 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand, FL 32720Free Admission
DeLand: Stephen Althouse: Personal Symbols, Private Totems at the Museum of Art-DeLand (Downtown Satelite)
May 30, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014
Artist-photographer Stephen Althouse utilizes the language of still life to highlight antique tools and fabricated objects into cryptic assemblages and then presents them onto large format black and white film.
DeLand: African American Museum of the Arts - Kenneth Harris
Aug 13, 2014 - Sep 20, 2014 (10:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
Tropical Vibes by Kenneth Harris at the African American Museum of Art in DeLand, FL
DeLand: Hand Art Center at Stetson University: Ocar Bluemner's America: New England Scenes
Sep 05, 2014 - Dec 05, 2014
Oscar Bluemner's America: New England Scenes
DeLand: MainStreet - Ice Cream Walk
Sep 05, 2014 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Take a stroll around Downtown DeLand and taste unique ice cream flavors custom chosen by the downtown merchants.
DeLand: Buckler's Craft at Volusia County Fair & Expo Center
Sep 06, 2014 - Sep 07, 2014 (10:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
Handmade Creations By Local & National Artists & Crafters at Volusia Fair & Expo Center, September 6-7, 2014
Barberville: Pioneer Settlement - Open House - Chili Cook-off
Sep 06, 2014 (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
FREE ADMISSION: End of Summer Open House &  First Saturday Jam and Annual Chili Cook-Off                                                             9AM-4PM
Barberville: Pioneer Settlement - First Saturday Jam
Sep 06, 2014 (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
First Saturday Jam                                    9AM-4PM
Deltona: Lyonia Preserve - Picnic in the Preserve
Sep 06, 2014 (12:30 PM - 02:00 PM)
The last day of summer may be behind us but we can still enjoy the great outdoors!
Deltona: Lyonia Enviornmental Center - Plant Exporation Hike at Ponce Preserve Park
(10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Plant Exploration hike at Ponce Preserve Park
Orange City: Superhero Adventure Race at Blue Spring State Park
Sep 13, 2014 (07:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Grab your cape, your bike, and your sense of adventure as the ever popular Superhero AR returns to Blue Spring State Park. 
Deltona: Lyonia Environmental Center - Back to School Brain Break
Sep 13, 2014 (02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
Come join Lyonia Environmental Center staff on a classroom exploration of fun activities to help beat those back to school blues
Orange City: Blue Springs State Park - Paddle Battle
Sep 13, 2014 (07:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
 7:00am - 12:00pm   Save the date and join us for the  September 13, 2014's Paddle Battle for 3 or 10 mile canoe/kayak race. All proceeds will go to "The Friends of Blue Spring State Park".    Further information TBA
Deltona: Lyonia Enviornmental Center - “The mystery and history of herons and their relatives.”
Sep 13, 2014 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Egrets, herons, ibis and spoonbills symbolize Florida's wild marshes and swamps yet many are familiar sights in roadsides ditches and backyardponds. Their feathers were once so prized for women's hats that plume collectors nearly hunted them to extinction
Deltona: Lyonia Environmental Center - Morning in the Scrub Hike in Lyonia Preserve
Sep 14, 2014 (07:30 AM - 09:00 AM)
This hike is for the early riser! Join Lyonia Environmental Center education staff on this guided hike where we will be watching and listening for bird & animal activities and sounds as they wake up in beautiful Lyonia Preserve.
Deltona: Lyonia Enviornmental Center - Marine Mammals of Volusia County
(01:00 PM - 02:00 PM)
Florida Master Naturalist and Marine Science Center Education Specialist Rich Colesanti returns to the Lyonia Environmental Center! Come learn about the marine mammals that make Florida their home.
DeLand: Cars of the World Car Show
Sep 20, 2014 (03:00 PM - 07:00 PM)
Owners of all makes and models of vintage and exotic cars are invited to participate - microcars, Brit cars, and collectable vintage entries from Italy, Sweden, Japan, and more!
Deltona: Lyonia Enviornmental Center - Slime vs Scales
Sep 20, 2014 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Join us as we explore the many differences between a reptile and an amphibian, as well as identify some of the different species that live in our surrounding area.
DeLand: DeLand Art Walk on 4th Fridays
Sep 26, 2014 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Each Fourth Friday evening of the month, the DeLand Art Walk highlights nearly two dozen Central Florida artists displaying their works at downtown shops, restaurants and galleries from 6-9 p.m.
DeLand: Artisan Alley Farmer's Market Friday Evenings from 6pm-9pm
Sep 26, 2014 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
A growers only farmers market in Artisan Alley every Friday night.
Deltona: Lyonia Enviornmental Center - Mushroom Mania
Sep 27, 2014 - Sep 30, 2014 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Join Lyonia Environmental Center staff for a wild mushroom extravaganza and learn how to identify the various fungi that grow in our area, including the edible ones!
DeLand: MainStreet - DeLand Craft Show
Sep 27, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014
Artists & Crafters from all over the state will display and sell their handmade items along Woodland Boulevard in Downtown DeLand.  Entertainment, demonstrations by crafters, children's activities and more! Free admission and parking.
DeLeon Springs: De Leon Springs State Park - National Public Lands Day
Sep 27, 2014 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Please join the Friends of DeLeon Springs State Park and Assistant Park Manager Dave Garcia in support of National Public Lands Day. We need help planting 500 potted Long-leaf pines for restoring areas of disturbed Pine Flatwoods Habitats in the park. While we work, guest speaker and DEP biologist, Graham Williams will share his knowledge of the importance of restoring Florida's dominant pine species.
Orange City: Blue Springs State Park - National Public Lands Day
Sep 27, 2014 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Blue Spring Water Festival celebrates National Lands Day. Come out and lend a hand in improving the Pine Island Hiking Trail at Blue Spring State Park!  Volunteers are encouraged to bring water and bug spray.
DeLand: Mainstreet Art & Culture - Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
Sep 27, 2014 (10:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day  by Mainstreet Art & Culture, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, FL (386-279-7534)
Deltona: Lyonia Enviornmental Center - Birding at Gemini Springs
Sep 27, 2014 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
After studying our bird books, let's gather our binoculars and field guides and go find the birds.  We can observe behavior, listen to them in all their splendor, andenjoy the Springs with fellow birders
DeLand: MainStreet - DeLand Craft Show
Sep 27, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014 (10:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
Artists and Crafters  from all over the state will display and sell their handmade items Downtown DeLand.
Deltona: Lyonia Enviornmental Center - Family Game Day
Sep 28, 2014 (02:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Join our education staff in the classroom anytime between 2 - 4 to meet our resident animal ambassadors "Blaze" the albino corn snake, "Sonic" the African pygmy hedgehog and "Momo" a guinea pig
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