| SPECIAL EVENTS
DCOTA FESTIVAL OF THE TREES
Shopping, private tours to benefit the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Design Center of the Americas, 1855 Griffin Road, Dania Beach. Details: (954) 920-7997.
ART DECO MUSEUM WALKING TOUR
Featuring historian Paul George. Organized by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida. 10 a.m.-noon. Meet at southwest corner of Washington Avenue and Lincoln Road. Details: (305) 375-1621.
HAWKS & FALCON DAY
Held in conjunction with "Hunters of the Sky" exhibit. Miami Museum of Science & Space Transit Planetarium, 3280 S Miami Ave. Details: (305) 646-4263.
LOVE & HOPE PREVIEW PARTY
The Love & Hope Executive Committee party signals the coming of the Feb. 3 ball to benefit the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation. Call for time. Fontaine Room, Fontinebleau Hilton, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (954) 964-4040.
HOLIDAY LIGHTING CEREMONY
Sponsored by the Town of Surfside. Music, dancing and refreshments. 7 p.m. Surfside Community Center, 9301 Collins Ave., Surfside. Details: (305) 866-3635.
FESTIVAL OF THE TREES
Preview gala for the 14th annual event. Imaginative multi-dimensional creations by South Florida design professionals are on display to benefit the FIU School of Architecture interior design endowed scholarship fund. Display open to the public Dec. 8-30. $45; $35 in advance includes buffet. 6-9 p.m. One Brickell Square, 801 Brickell Ave. Details: (305) 348-1867.
TURNER'S 15TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY CLASSIC
Lunch, dinner and door prizes to benefit Goodwill Industries. Noon shotgun start. $500-$3,000. Golf Club of Miami, 2500 SW Third Ave. Details: Dawn Martinez, (305) 860-8655.
Sponsored by the Town of Surfside. Featuring The Troubadours, Santa, door prizes. 1 p.m. Surfside Community Center, 9301 Collins Ave., Surfside. Details: (305) 866-3635.