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The 68th annual Beaux Arts Festival

Date: January 12 and 13, 2019 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Grounds of University of Miami 1301 Stanford Dr Coral Gables, Florida MAP

Juried fine arts show that features art, crafts and a variety of media from more than 300 exhibitors on the University of Miami campus. Live music and other free entertainment, children’s art experiences, fabulous dining options, and free admission all weekend to the Lowe Art Museum.


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Uncorked Wine Festivals

Date: January 12th 2019, 1-5pm Location Regatta Park 2700 South Bayshore Drive Miami, FL 33133 MAP Cost: $70 VIP General Admission $60 Restrictions 21 and over only, No pets allowed

Enjoy over 100 wines from across the globe, bubbly bar, gourmet food trucks, live DJ, lawn games and more. unlimited wine tasting with food sold separately

VIP admission ($70) is at 1pm and includes an extra hour of tasting plus some special wines during that first hour from select wineries. General admission ($60) is at 2pm and the event ends at 5pm.

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International Orchid Festival

Date: January 11-13, 2019 10am to 6pm Location Miami-Dade County Fair Expo Center 10901 Coral Way (S.W. 24th St) Miami, FL 33165 MAP Cost: $12

“The largest winter orchid event in the United States.”- The Boston Globe

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FAMILY DAY ARAGON

Date: Saturday 1-12, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm Location: Coral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Avenue Coral Gables, FL 33134 Cost: Free MAP

The Coral Gables Art Cinema takes place this weekend “Family Day on Aragon”, event co-organized with Books & Books and Coral Gables Museum and dedicated to children.

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## MATILDA

Date: Saturday 1-12 & Sunday 1-13 @ 11:00 AM Location: Gables Cinema 260 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134-5008 Cost: $5 Map

Based on the story of the writer Roald Dahl, the girl Matilda Wormwood (Mara Wilson) has a sense of humor and supernatural powers enough rogues that tyrannize her dad (Danny DeVito) and mom (Rhea Perlman).

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LIVE MUSIC IN THE COURTYARD

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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AN ORCHESTRA OF MINORITIES

Chigozie Obioma

Date: Friday 1-11 7:00 p.m. Location: Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 Map

A heart-breaking story about a Nigerian poultry farmer who sacrifices everything to win the woman he loves.

CHIGOZIE OBIOMA was born in 1986 in Akure, Nigeria. His short stories have appeared in the Virginia Quarterly Review and New Madrid. His first novel, The Fishermen, won the 2016 NAACP Image Award and was a Man Booker Prize finalist. He has lived in Nigeria, Cyprus and Turkey, and currently resides in the United States, where he teaches at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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BIG TOY EXTRAVAGANZA

Date: Saturday, January 12th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM location Coral Gables City Hall 405 Biltmore Way Coral Gables, FL 33134 MAP

View, climb and explore! Free event for the family. Explore the City’s super-sized cars, trucks and specialized vehicles. Featuring food trucks, face painting and rides.

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CHOPIN FOR All

Anna Miernik

Date: Sunday January 13, 2019 3:00 PM Location: Granada Presbyterian Church 950 University Drive Coral Gables, FL 33134 MAP

Anna Miernik is joining the Chopin for All Concert Series! As a soloist and a chamber musician, she has already performed in 33 countries on 5 continents. Anna has also won several international and national prizes. In 2013 during her concert tour in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and USA Anna gave 15 recitals, including a concert in the world-famous Sydney Opera House.

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Jazz Festival

**Date: Friday 1-4 to Sunday 1-6 Location: Miami Beach Cost: Most events Free INFO

Presented by Power Access, the South Beach Jazz Festival is an event unlike any other. “The sheer talent of the artists will promote the festival’s dual goal, to entertain, and to celebrate the journey from disability to serendipity. The festival is all about bringing our community together through the universal sound of music,” said David New, president of Power Access and founder of the South Beach Jazz Festival.


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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: Friday 1-4, 6:30 pm-10 pm Location: Coral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Avenue Coral Gables, FL 33134 Cost: Free MAP

Join us for Gallery Night Live, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables! This evening, the Museum will be premiering the exhibition, “Future Tense” by local artist Judith Berk King as part of our Caribbee Club Project.

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Susan Randall - A Sense of Place

Date: Friday Jan. 4th 7:00 P.M Location: Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 Map

Held the first Friday of the month, Gables Gallery Nights showcase the various works from European and Latin American art masters to outstanding contemporary artists. Look for the Gallery Night Trolley signs to hop on one of the special Trolleys which loop between Coral Gables galleries and participating art venues. This month we’re hosting: A Sense of Place by Susan Randall Susan Randall selected a few of her “sense of place” landscapes for this show at Books and Books. These original…

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GIRALDA UNDER THE STARS

Date: Friday 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Location: Giralda Plaza (between Ponce de leon and Galiano) Coral Gables 33134 MAP

Enjoy live at Giralda Plaza,  Complement your outdoor dining experience with live music from local musicians. Caribbean Rhythms featuring music by Latin-GRAMMY winning PALO! with a funky opening set by Locos Por Juana‘s Itawe Correa


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THE MIAMI LANTERN LIGHT FESTIVAL

DATES AND HOURS: November 30 - January 20 Thursdays - Sundays 5:00pm - 11:00pm HOLIDAY HOURS Open Daily Dec. 20, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019 New Year’s Eve 5 PM to 1 AM (Fireworks) Location Miami - Dade County Fair 10901 SW 24th St, Miami, FL 33165 Cost $18 to $49. MAP

Experience an amazing evening of dazzling lights and shapes. The Lantern Light Festival is a celebration of a Chinese tradition that started over 2,000 years ago. Our enormous lanterns are hand-crafted by Chinese artisans and unique in color, size, and subject. You will see beautiful lanterns of architecture from around the world, creatures of the land and sea, holiday traditions, and mythical stories.

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REYES MAGOS - THREE KINGS DAY

Date: January 6th

Celebrated on January 6 to honor the Three Wise Men. This holiday represents the day the Three Wise Men gave gifts to Jesus Christ. The day closes the Christmas festivities and is the day the people of Spain and other Hispanic cultures exchange gifts.

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The Nutcracker

Date: Until December 24th Location: Adrienne Arsht Center Ziff Ballet Opera House 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, 33132. Cost: Starting at $ 25 Tickets MAP

The Miami City Ballet performs the ballet The Nutcracker , symbol of Christmas and magic during the holidays. The Nutcracker, by choreographer George Balanchine, creates a colorful dreamy Christmas atmosphere, with great elegance. A show for the whole family

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Ice skating

Date: December 21st and 22nd Location: Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 33132. Skates will be rented. MAP

As part of the year-end celebrations, Bayfront Park in Miami transforms into a giant outdoor skating rink during the Bayskate Holiday Boogie festival, a party where live music will be performed, performing different genres, chord for every taste, food, drink and above all, an ice rink to skate in South Florida during this free festival.

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THE NIGHT GARDEN

Date: November 23, 2018 through January 6, 2019, 6:00 - 10:00 P.M. Location: 10901 Old Cutler Rd Coral Gables, FL 33156 MAP Cost:$28

This Winter, Fairchild transforms into The NightGarden: an enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment where things like the Wise Talking Tree and Flying Fairies come to life. Come experience this inaugural year event with us and marvel at unbelievable live effects such as holographic butterflies and floating orchids throughout multiple acres of dazzling magic. Topping the experience is a delightful selection from some of Miami’s best restaurants.

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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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THE MIAMI LANTERN LIGHT FESTIVAL

DATES AND HOURS: November 30 - January 20 Thursdays - Sundays 5:00pm - 11:00pm HOLIDAY HOURS Open Daily Dec. 20, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019 New Year’s Eve 5 PM to 1 AM (Fireworks) Location Miami - Dade County Fair 10901 SW 24th St, Miami, FL 33165 Cost $18 to $49. MAP

Experience an amazing evening of dazzling lights and shapes. The Lantern Light Festival is a celebration of a Chinese tradition that started over 2,000 years ago. Our enormous lanterns are hand-crafted by Chinese artisans and unique in color, size, and subject. You will see beautiful lanterns of architecture from around the world, creatures of the land and sea, holiday traditions, and mythical stories.

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VIERNES CULTURALES /CULTURAL FRIDAY

Date: Friday 11-30, 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. This month enjoy the Miami Senior High School Choir and the Ameyal Ballet Folklorico, the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami and Pamir Guanchez.

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BANKSY

Date: Saturday through February 28, 2019 Location: Magic City Studios 6301 NE Fourth Ave Miami 33138 Cost:$35.99 to $39.99 MAP

“The Art of Banksy,” an exhibit curated by Steve Lazarides, will make its U.S. premiere Saturday. On display will be the England-bred artist’s paintings, sculptures, prints, and pranks. Among the iconic pieces you can check out at the exhibit are Girl With Balloon, Flag Wall Room, and Flower Thrower.

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