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Glow in the Park

Date: Fri, Feb 1 and Sat, Feb 2, 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM EST Location: Tropical Park 7900 SW Bird Road Miami, FL 33155

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Miami-Dade Parks celebrate 90 years. They are hosting a 90’s themed after dark party with fun for the whole family! Admission and parking are free but please register your attendance.

Food trucks on premises Local breweries showcasing their signature brews ($7 per alcohol ticket) Wine selections ($7 per alcohol ticket) Arts & Crafts vendors DJ - music from the best of the 90s LED Gaming Area ($5 for game zone access pass)

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Date: Friday 1-4 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm Location: Various galleries Coral Gables, Florida Cost: Free

Gallery Night Trolley

Held the first Friday of the month, Gallery Nights showcase the various works from European and Latin American art masters to outstanding contemporary artists. Be on the lookout for the orange paintbrush on the side of the Trolley and on special Trolley stop signs to find a dedicated Gallery Night Trolley that will loop between Coral Gables galleries and art venues participating on Gallery Night.


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Date: February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Location: Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue Coral Gables, FL 33134

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Come enjoy Gallery Night Live, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables! Join us for the Opening Reception of “Mutable Permanence”, an exhibition celebrating the 80th anniversary of the building that now hosts the Coral Gables Museum. This evening we will also announce the finalists and prizes of the Mutable Permanence art contest. Their works will be exhibited along with other curated artworks and historical photographs at the Community Meeting Room. Other exhibitions on view are: “Sacred Ground: The Rise, Fall…

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Cathy Allsman with “Subterranean Maps”

Date: Date: Sat, February 1, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Location: Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States Phone: 3054424408

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This series explores the feeling of being lost and trying to find your way home. Even having a map can leave us perplexed or lead us to a shadowy detour. We all long for refuge in some safe idyllic harbor. Sometimes that safety and peace can be easy to reach and other times it is staggeringly difficult to find your way through to shelter. Home can be an inviolable place or it could contain an unease and dangers of its…

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FIRST FRIDAY ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art)

Date: Friday 2-1, 6:00 pm-10 pm Location: ICA MIAMI 61 NE 41st Street Miami, FL 33137 Cost: Free MAP

Celebrate ICA Miami’s first season of First Fridays programming with a sample of Miami’s most exciting performing artists. Hosted by author and teaching artist Octavia Yearwood, ICA Miami and the Spoken Soul Festival present spoken word from Miami-based artists King Hoodie, Triniti Wade, and Marnino Toussaint, with performances by Elastic Bond (live), DJ Kilo the Assistant and Vanya Allen.

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Kids Night at the Museum

Date: Sat, February 2, 2019, 6:30 pm - 12:00 am Location: Frost Museum of Science 1101 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33132 (305) 343-9600

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Want to spend a child-free evening on the town while your child explores the museum after dark? A special offering that is exclusively for kids! Children will be able to explore select exhibitions, including our Aquarium, Feathers to the Stars and MeLaB and dig into hands-on science activities before ending their night with an exclusive show in the Frost Planetarium.

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CHOPIN FOR ALL

Date: Sunday February 3, 2019, 3 p.m. Location: Granada Church 950 University Drive Coral Gables, FL 33134

Carmen Knoll, an award winning 21 year-old American pianist has presented solo performances at the Juilliard School, the Lincoln Center at Paul Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center. Join us for a great FREE Concert featuring the music of Chopin!

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FARMERS MARKET

Date: Saturday January 19, 2019; 8:00 AM - 02:00 PM Location: 405 Biltmore Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 MAP

The Coral Gables Farmers Market is back this Saturday, January 18 with vendors selling fresh Florida produce, baked goods, plants and flowers. Located at the corner of Miracle Mile and LeJeune Road.

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MIAMI MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON

Date: Sunday 1-27 Location: Register

Put your running skills to the test at the 2019 Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon. Attracting more than 20,000 participants every year, the race showcases notable city landmarks and killer water views.

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THE ORIGINAL MIAMI BEACH ANTIQUE SHOW

Date: JAN. 27-30 Location: Miami Beach Convention Center 1901 Convention Center Dr Miami Beach, FL 33139 MAP Cost: $20 + Tickets

Shop antique furniture and jewelry collections dating as far back as the 17th century at The Original Miami Beach Antique Show. Known as the largest indoor antique show, the four-day event will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Check out more than 600 dealers, including vintage pieces from luxury brands like Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Harry Winston, Rolex and more.

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MIAMI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA LIVE IN THE DESIGN DISTRICT!

Date: Jan 25, 6 - 9 p.m. Location: Palm Court 140 NE 39th Street Miami, Florida 33137 MAP

Enjoy a performance by the Miami Symphony Orchestra. The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO), now in its historic 28th season, is Miami’s hometown professional symphony and a valuable contributor to Miami’s cultural fabric. Led by MISO Music Director & Conductor Maestro Eduardo Marturet, the performance will include a special appearance by Cuban-American Grammy Nominee Elio Villafranca and the Vocal Group Veritas.

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BOOKS AND BOOKS

Date: Friday and Saturday 7:00 p.m. Location: Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 Map

The Café’s Wine Bar, located at the entrance to the courtyard, features craft beer and wines from around the world offered by the glass or by the bottle. A free, live music series showcases musicians of all types and genres, including Jazz, African, Latin, Caribbean and World Beat. Every Friday and Saturday beginning at 7:00pm.

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VIERNES CULTURALES /CULTURAL FRIDAY

Date: Friday 1-26, 7:00 -11:00 p.m. Location: 8th Street between 13th – 17th Avenues Miami, FL 33174 Map Cost: Free http://viernesculturales.org/mainvc/

Viernes Culturales features music and works by local artists and artisans in and around Domino Plaza on Southwest 8th Street and 5th Avenue, and behold contemporary and historic artworks at many fine art galleries along Calle Ocho. Savor a delicious dinner at one of the local restaurants, boasting cuisine from all over the world. Come dance, eat, shop and enjoy a delightful evening in Little Havana.

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WATERWAY CANOE TOURS

Date: Last Sunday of the Month, 9:30 AM Location: Coral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Avenue Coral Gables, FL 33134 Cost: $40

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Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway, a man-made system of canals that added 40 miles of waterfront to the City from Biscayne Bay through the residential section to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. This is a leisure canoeing experience led by EcoAdventure and Coral Gables Museum staff that encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. A surprising amount of wildlife can be seen in the water and on the shore. Registrants will meet at the Coral Gables Museum at 9:30 am and start with a self-guided audio tour* of the exhibit Creating the Dream: George E. Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables. Then, board a bus to the Waterway and onto your canoe for a 2 hour paddling adventure!

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INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL AT FAIRCHILD

Date: JAN. 25-27 Location: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden 10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156 MAP

Forget those New Year’s resolutions just for this one chocolate-filled weekend. Unleash your sweet tooth at the 13th Annual Chocolate Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Enjoy chocolate treats and watch cooking demonstrations. You can even learn how to grow and take care of your own cacao tree. Tickets start at $25 for adults and $12 for kids. Children 5 and under are free.

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FINE ARTS FESTIVAL

Date: JAN 26-27 Location: Pinecrest Gardens 11000 Red Rd. Pinecrest, FL 33156 MAP

Located at the picturesque Pinecrest Gardens, peruse through paintings, sculptures, photography and other fine artwork at the 2019 South Motors Fine Arts Festival. It’s the 16th edition of the festival, where you’ll find both local and international art in a lush tropical setting. There will also be live music, food vendors and activities for children. The festival is free to the public.


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CORAL GABLES FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

Date: JAN. 26-27 Location: On Alhambra from Ponce to LeJeune MAP

Featuring more than 200 fine art and craft vendors, the annual Coral Gables Festival of the Arts is the perfect opportunity to explore the City Beautiful during one of the most beautiful times of the year in Miami. There will also be cooking demonstrations and a kids zone with plenty of activities for children. The festival is free with registration, and will take place on Alhambra from Ponce to Le Jeune.

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FARMERS MARKET

Date: Saturday January 19, 2019; 8:00 AM - 02:00 PM Location: 405 Biltmore Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 MAP

The Coral Gables Farmers Market is back this Saturday, January 18 with vendors selling fresh Florida produce, baked goods, plants and flowers. Located at the corner of Miracle Mile and LeJeune Road.

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Dates & Times: Friday (1-18): NOON - 10PM; Saturday (1-19): 10AM - 10PM; Sunday (1-20): 10AM - 8PM Location: Ocean Drive Between 6th and 13th Street Miami Beach, Fl 33139 General Inf. The Longest Running Free Community Cultural Festival in Miami Beach! A free community cultural festival with more than 85 events during “the best 3 days on Ocean Drive” each year. Part of the Miami Design Preservation League’s commitment to preserve, promote and protect our city through historic preservation and educational initiatives.