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Ormond Beach Observer Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021 1 week ago

Calendar: Come out for a day of art at the Holly Hill Art Festival

What to do this week in Ormond Beach.
by: Jarleene Almenas Associate Editor

Saturday, April 10

13th-annual Turtle Fest

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Marineland, 9601 North Oceanshore Blvd, Marineland

Details: The Volusia/Flagler Turtle Patrol's 13th-annual turtle fest is a one-day event featuring live music, food, arts and crafts, environmental exhibits, kids activities, giant tortoise races and raffle prizes. There may also be a release of a rehabilitated sea turtle. Free admission.

Holly Hill Arts Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 10; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 11

Where: Sunrise Park, 1135 Riverside Drive

Details: See fine art from over 90 juried local, regional and national artists. Barbecue, music and plenty of parking available. Free. Visit

Spring Fling open house and shopping event

When: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach MainStreet, 44 W. Granada Blvd.

Details: Join the local small businesses of Historic Ormond Beach for a day of shopping and dining. Grab an event passport and shop small. Participate in a scavenger hunt and win prizes. Visit

SPCA pet shots

When: 2:30-4 p.m.

Where: Skate and Shake, 251 N. U.S. 1 

Details: Get your pet vaccinated at a lower cost. Rabies shots will cost $5 for 1-year vaccinations $12 for 3-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.

Sunday, April 11

Happy Wanderers walk

When: 8 a.m.

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

Details: Join the Happy Wanderers Walking Club on a 5K or 10K stroll through Ormond Beach. Costs $3. Call  214-3890 or 256-2160, or email

Tuesday, April 13

Balance workshop

When: 4-5 p.m.

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

Details: Free "Balance workshop" by Cheryl Wynn. Attendance is limited to 20. COVID-19 safety guidelines will be observed. Call 317-9400 to reserve your seat.

Saturday, April 17

Cancer benefit luncheon

When: 11 a.m. 

Where: The Palmetto Club, 1000 South Beach St.

Details: The Palmetto Club will host its annual cancer benefit luncheon on April 17, featuring award-winning comedian and magician Todd Bogue, in line with the fundraiser's theme, "Make Cancer Disappear." Bogue was named "Florida Magician of the Year" in 2018. Luncheon donation is $35. Call 760-9476 by April 9 to reserve a seat.


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: "Midway: Portrait of a Daytona Beach Neighborhood," by Gordon Parks; Women Artists in the Rodriguez Collection, a selection of contemporary works from the Kendall Center; "Exceptional: The Art of Jill Cannady;" "In the Style of the Emperor: Napoleonic Decorative Arts From the Collection;" "Fresh Off the Easel: Watercolors" by Frank Spino; "Seeing Differently: Photography" by Margo Kessler Cook; and "Time Honored: The Art of Dean Mitchell."

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