January 2016 Blog Archive

Stetson Baseball Opens Season February 19
Stetson Baseball Opens Season February 19 Sun, Jan 31, 2016 Opening day of Stetson baseball means that spring is just around the corner. Featuring some of the top college teams in the country, DeLand’s hometown Hatters will open the season against Delaware from the Colonial Athletic Association in a three-gam... Read More

Valentine’s Day in DeLand
Valentine’s Day in DeLand Thu, Jan 28, 2016 Happy Valentine’s Day! With the big day just around the corner, we thought we would take a look at some of the best restaurants, candy shops and other spots to visit to celebrate the day with your loved one. So if you haven’t already figured out your... Read More

DeLand’s Annual Mardi Gras Dog Parade
DeLand’s Annual Mardi Gras Dog Parade Wed, Jan 27, 2016 For a Mardi Gras celebration the whole family can enjoy, look no further than DeLand’s annual Mardi Gras Dog Parade, February 6th. This fun event, which is put on by local nonprofit the Krewe of Amalee, promises to be one of the best of the season. R... Read More

Enjoy the 7th Annual DeLand Craft Beer Festival
Enjoy the 7th Annual DeLand Craft Beer Festival Tue, Jan 26, 2016 Call the babysitter and mark your calendar—the 7th Annual DeLand Craft Beer Festival is right around the corner! This highly anticipated event is one of the best ways to enjoy time with friends while sampling some of the best local breweries our area... Read More

Experience a Taste of DeLand
Experience a Taste of DeLand Fri, Jan 15, 2016 Our little nook of Central Florida is home to a variety of tasty dining options—from seafood to Greek cuisine to just about everything in between. Fortunately for locals and visitors alike, there’s a way to enjoy all of these cuisines at one event: T... Read More

Enjoy the 31st Annual Manatee Festival
Enjoy the 31st Annual Manatee Festival Mon, Jan 11, 2016 For locals and visitors who have a passion for community improvement and environmental awareness—and, of course, a love of manatees—the 31st annual Manatee Festival is the place to be this January. Read More

The River of Lakes Heritage Corridor: 4 Things to Do
The River of Lakes Heritage Corridor: 4 Things to Do Wed, Jan 06, 2016 Despite how fun they can be, Florida is home to more than beaches and theme parks—and locals know there is a variety of destinations rich in history and natural beauty that prove just this. One such place, the River of Lakes Heritage Corridor, is a b... Read More

A Look at the DeLand Naval Air Station Museum
A Look at the DeLand Naval Air Station Museum Mon, Jan 04, 2016 Long before DeLand was a thriving place to live and visit, it served another big purpose: providing training facilities for World War II pilot and gunner teams. Today, the same facilities that served as stomping grounds for WWII fighters have been co... Read More

Sport Pylon Air Races, DeLand
Sport Pylon Air Races, DeLand Sun, Jan 03, 2016 Today, we’re taking a look at the three factors that make SPAR so unique—and how you may be able to enjoy an air race experience yourself! Read More

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