Thanksgiving stretch: Unsettled Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with periods of showers and thunderstorms possible, highs in the 70s, lows in the 60s, cooling and brightening Saturday and Sunday, highs in the lower 70s and upper 60s, lows around 50 and into the 40s. Details here.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
The OED’s Word of the Day: rue-bargain, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime Reports
- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- The Day’s Best Reads
- Editor’s Tweets
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- Local Road and Interstate Construction
- Cultural Coda
Note: all government meetings noticed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Many can be heard or seen live through each agency’s website.
The Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.
No school all week: it’s the Thanksgiving holiday break. And this is the last Daily Briefing until Monday, Nov. 27.
Wednesday: A meeting of the Compassionate Friends will be held at the new location, the Vitas Office at 4 North Old Kings Road (across from Kentucky Fried Chicken) in Palm Coast. The meeting, always the fourth Wednesday of the month, begins at 4:30 p.m. Please note the early starting time. The Compassionate Friends, a nonprofit self-help bereavement support organization for families that have experienced the death of a child. The meeting is open to all parents, grandparents, and siblings over age 18 who has suffered the loss of a child of any age. For more information, call John Brady at 610-428-3139. To learn more about The Compassionate Friends, visit their national website at www.compassionatefriends.org.
Saturday: The Ocean Center in Daytona Beach hosts the seventh annual Light up Volusia from 5 to 9 p.m. on the east plaza of the convention center. The public is invited to kick off the holiday season with this free fun-filled holiday event. Highlights of the event include the lighting of a 50-foot holiday tree at 7:15 p.m., the arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Claus, holiday refreshments, children’s activities, entertainment, holiday showcases and a gingerbread house competition. Entertainment at the event includes the Beu Sisters, Crescendo Amelia, stilt walkers, the Grinch, face painters, balloon artists and more.
Saturday-Sunday: 52nd Annual Art & Craft Festival: The St. Augustine Art Association presents its outdoor art fair that has become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition – welcoming visitors, art collectors and holiday shoppers for decades. The festival features painting, pottery, jewelry, glassware, sculptures, fiber art, photography, mixed media and fine hand crafted creations from more than 150 artists. Location: Francis Field, 29 West Castillo Dr., St. Augustine. For more information, call (904) 824-2310 or visit www.staugustineartfestival.com.
Thursday: Feet to Feast 5k: Start your Thanksgiving Day off with a 5k run or walk through scenic Palm Coast/Flagler County! The 5k course is an out and back route on the St. Joes Walkway along the intracoastal waterway. This beautiful course is hard to beat! To register, go to: http://www.racesmith.com/races/FeettoFeast.html
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Wednesday, Nov. 22, Fantastic Sams at 5200 State Road 100 East, Suite 103B, Palm Coast, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Friday, Nov. 24, Walmart at 174 Cypress Point in Palm Coast, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday, Nov. 25, Epic Theaters, 1185 Central Ave., Palm Coast, from noon to 6 p.m.
- Sunday, Nov. 26, Walmart at 174 Cypress Point in Palm Coast, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Rotary Requests Volunteer Bands For Fantasy Lights: The Fantasy Lights event at Palm Coast’s Central Park put on by the Rotary Club of Flagler County is looking for bands to entertain in the evening. Fantasy Lights runs the entire month of December and is a popular event with families who come to see the lights display, snow and Santa. Church bands and choirs, school groups and individuals and others are invited to sign up and sing seasonal music for the holidays. Sound equipment is available but groups can also bring their own sound equipment. To sign up, contact music coordinator Carl Laundrie at [email protected] or a member of the Rotary Club of Flagler County with your contact information.
SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is expected to release its weekly opinions. (Wednesday, 11 a.m.)
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Updates of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast usually run here, along with a link to the city’s Week in Review. But the Week in Review, under the guise of being modernized, has become flashier and power-point like while becoming less substantive and dumbed down. We may or may not link to it in future. Here’s a summary of the latest developments as of Oct. 6
Maria João Pires Performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K 453
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- Heinrich von Herzogenberg’s Trio for Piano, Oboe and Horn, Op. 61
- The Sublime Valses Poéticos by Enrique Granados, Performed By Albert Flotats
- Complete Performance of Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique: Leonard Bernstein, Orchestre National de France
- Yeol Eum Son Performs Charles Valentin Alkan
- A Crazy Encore by Yuja Wang at Carnegie Hall
- Phillip Sear Performs a Waltz By Neapolitan Composer Franco Alfano
- “Stranger Things” Cello Medley – Nicholas Yee
- Discover the Great Daniil Trifonov
- Afro-Venezuelan Shostakovich
- Bill Murray’s Mark Twain Prize: The Full Monty
- Norwegian Ice Festival
- Beethoven Flash
- Worlds Collide: Jan Vogler and Bill Murray
- Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major: Robert Levin and the Transylvania Philharmonic
- Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1, KV 478
- Eleanor Rigby, performed by Sirius Quartet
- Mozart: Tamiri’s aria from Il re pastore: Elina Shimkus & Sinfonietta Riga
- Mariko M on the Cello, Mariko Terashita, violin, Perform Limerock
- Bohuslav Martinu: First Sonata for Flute and Piano
- Andras Schiff Performs All Six of Bach’s French Suites
- Paul Lewis plays Schubert’s Piano Sonata No. 20 in A Major, Andantino
- 14-Year-Old María Dueñas Fernández Performs Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 at 2017 Competition
- Andras Schiff Performs the whole of Bach’s Overture in the French Style in B minor, BWV 831
- Alexander Dunn plays Studies by Fernando Sor
- Fandango, by Antonio Soler
- Frescobaldi: Toccata in G, Magdalena Baczewska, harpsichord
- Willie Nelson: Full Concert, Woodstock, 1999
- How playing an instrument benefits your brain
- Mozart’s Requiem: Camerata Salzburg, Arsys Bourgogne, Cond.
- Repairing Willie Nelson’s guitar