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It's a big festival weekend in DeLand with quilts, beer and food tasting, and music.
The action starts with DeLand's 14th annual Craft & Quilt Show from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, and continuing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30, in downtown DeLand.
More than 200 quilts will be showcased. There will be refreshments, special sales, face painting, woodcrafts, pottery, live plants, yard art, bead art and jewelry. The craft show is free. Admission to the quilt show is $5.
In the evening, downtown will be packed for the third annual International Beer & Food Tasting from 4 to 8 p.m.
Eleven beers will be featured. Participants will receive two ounces of food and three ounces of beer at each of the restaurants and bars.
Tickets are $15 per person.
"This was started three years ago to keep the street busy after the craft fair," said Jack Becker, executive director of Main Street DeLand.
Festivities continue into the late evening as Homegrown Roots hosts its fall festival at Café DaVinci.
Homegrown Roots Fall Down Festival will feature seven bands, two DJs and a diverse group of emcees.
Also, some of the area's most talented artists will showcase their work.
Bands include A League Too Long, Casanova Frankenstein, The Rooze, The Undero Hip Hop, The Damned Thing, Don Cry It's Friday and I-Resolution.
DJ Tim Baker will be supplying the grooves in between bands in the courtyard and DJ Sum=One will be backing the beats inside the lounge
There will be two stages alternating in the courtyard, and one inside.
Café DaVinci is at 112 W. Georgia Ave., Deland. For more information, visit cafedavincideland.com.
For more information about the Craft and Quilt Show or the beer and food tasting, call (386) 738-0639 or visit MainStreetDeland.org.