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Weather: Areas of fog in the morning. Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Check tropical cyclone activity here, and even more details here. See the daily weather briefing from the National Weather Service in Jacksonville here.
Today at a Glance:
Palm Coast Farmers’ Market at European Village: The city’s only farmers’ market is open every Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at European Village, 101 Palm Harbor Pkwy, Palm Coast. With fruit, veggies, other goodies and live music. For Vendor Information email [email protected]
Riverfest Seafood Festival, starting at 10 a.m., Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach. Don’t miss the return of the award-winning Riverfest Seafood Festival, with all the fresh fish, family fun, and fall festival delights that attendees have come to expect at this annual celebration of life along the water. Visit Rockefeller Gardens and Fortunato Park in Ormond Beach to find more than two dozen food vendors, live music, boats, paddleboards, kid’s activities, a draft beer garden with TVs to catch your favorite football team and so much more. Be sure to come hungry. Are you in the mood for crab cakes? Chowder? Fried shrimp? Fish and chips? Maybe your tastes run to burgers & fries? Sausages? Barbeque? You’ll find it all at Riverfest along with fried Oreos, ice cream, kettle corn, and more.
Deland Fall Festival of the Arts: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Downtown DeLand, 100 North Woodland Boulevard. Step into a world of vibrant colors and imaginative creations as Downtown DeLand’s Woodland Boulevard transforms into an artist’s paradise this November. Experience the magic of the Annual DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts, where over 170 National Artists converge to showcase and sell their stunning masterpieces, just in time for the holiday season. This juried art show is a celebration of creativity and craftsmanship, featuring works of almost all mediums, from the handcrafted curves of woodwork to the rich colors of imagination in paintings. Witness the beauty of sculpture, glass, jewelry, leather, photography, printmaking, wood, ceramics, and fiber, all presented by esteemed artists from around the country. Bring your little ones to the Kid’s Zone, where they can explore their artistic side and create their own masterpieces. And as you stroll through the Historic Downtown shopping district, marvel at the stunning architecture, murals, and statues that adorn the streets and discover unique shops, world-renowned restaurants, and quaint little parks.
Grace Community Food Pantry, 245 Education Way, Bunnell, drive-thru open today from 1 to 4 p.m. The food pantry is organized by Pastor Charles Silano and Grace Community Food Pantry, a Disaster Relief Agency in Flagler County. Feeding Northeast Florida helps local children and families, seniors and active and retired military members who struggle to put food on the table. Working with local grocery stores, manufacturers, and farms we rescue high-quality food that would normally be wasted and transform it into meals for those in need. The Flagler County School District provides space for much of the food pantry storage and operations. Call 386-586-2653 to help, volunteer or donate.
Al-Anon Family Groups: Help and hope for families and friends of alcoholics. Meetings are every Sunday at Silver Dollar II Club, Suite 707, 2729 E Moody Blvd., Bunnell, and on zoom. More local meetings available and online too. Call 904-315-0233 or see the list of Flagler, Volusia, Putnam and St. Johns County meetings here.
In Coming Days:
Nov. 25: Tree-lighting ceremony: The City of Palm Coast is inviting residents and visitors to the 11th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast from 6 to 9 p.m. Join Santa, the Palm Coast City Council, and the Rotary Club of Flagler County as they count down to the lighting of a beautiful tree and celebrate the arrival of the most wonderful time of the year! Details here.
Staring Nov. 25: Rotary’s Fantasy Lights Festival in Palm Coast’s Town Center: Nightly from 6 to 9 p.m. at Palm Coast’s Central Park, with 55 lighted displays you can enjoy with a leisurely stroll around the pond in the park. Admission to Fantasy Lights is free, but donations to support Rotary’s service work are gladly accepted. Holiday music will pipe through the speaker system throughout the park, Santa’s Village, which has several elf houses for the kids to explore, will be open, with Santa’s Merry Train Ride nightly (weather permitting), and Santa will be there every Sunday night until Christmas, plus snow on weekends! On certain nights, live musical performances will be held on the stage.
Dec. 23: Culmination of toy drive for Toys for Tots at AW Custom Kitchens, European Village, starting at 11 a.m. A drawing for all eligible participants will take place at 2 p.m. Anyone who will have donated toys for the drive will have a chance to win various items, including a 65-inch 4K Smart TV, an Apple iPad, a pair of Apple Air Pods, and gift cards from the co-sponsors of the event. Fifty such cards have been donated. With proof of a voucher, donors also will receive a free hot dog, a free drink, a free popcorn, a free cotton candy, and a free snow cone. There will be a variety of fun things to do such as a bouncy house for children in thanks to the community for its generosity. See details here.
Now this: I cannot embed the video I’d like to embed here–a C-Span piece on the writings of William Faulkner. But here’s the link.
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