| SPECIAL EVENTS
TASTE OF THE NATION
"Gourmet by the Bay." Sponsored by Share Our Strength. $150; $50 for 10 p.m. DJ party. 7 p.m. Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 500 Brickell Key Drive. Details: (305) 633-9861, ext. 123.
CELEBRATING THE WOLFSONIAN COLLECTION
Discussion and book signing with Mitchell Wolfson Jr. and guest Hoel Hoffman. Free. Seating limited. RSVP. 7 p.m. Wolfsonian FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 535-2645.
AGENTS APPRECIATION DAY
First annual event for life & health insurance agents. New product expo with refreshments, door prizes, giveaways presented by the Dardick Agency. RSVP. 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Suite 1110, Dattran I, 9100 S Dadeland Blvd. Details: (800) 432-6624, ext. 226.
SLIDE SHOW & LECTURE
"French Explorers; Restoration by French Archaeologists." Speaker: Mario Ferrante, curator, South Florida Museum of Natural History. $8; $5 for members. 6:30 p.m. Alliance Franšaise de Miami, 1414 Coral Way. Details: (305) 859-8760.
BERRIES TO WINE
Friday night wine-tasting is held weekly. No reservations required. $10. 7-9:30 p.m. Mayfair House Hotel, 3000 Florida Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 441-0000.
Exhibition of autos and vintage aircraft presented by Sunshine Corvette Club. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wings Over Miami Air Museum, Tamiami Airport, 14710 SW 128th St. Details: (305) 2252-1406.
"Tango Apasionado." Featuring the Florida Philharmonic and tango king & composer Astor Piazolla. Igor Gruppman, conductor. Reservations required. $40; $30 for members. 7 p.m. Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road. Details: (305) 667-1651.
"Three Faiths of the Book: A Look at Christianity, Islam & Judaism." Speakers: Very Rev. Donald W. Krickbaum, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral; Dr. Abdul Hamid Samra, Miami Garden Mosque, and Rabbi Terry A. Bookman, Temple Beth Am. 7:30 p.m. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 5690 N Kendall Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 661-3436.
Golf tournament with networker and silent auction to benefit scholarships. 11:30 a.m. Doral Golf Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave. Details: Caridad MacNamara, (305) 899-3185.
WOMEN'S FUND LUNCHEON
"Doing Well By Doing Good." Speaker: Cynthia Williams, founder & president, Sistuhs & Associates. Sixth annual luncheon of the Women's Fund of Miami-Dade County. $65. 11 a.m. Renaissance Miami Biscayne Bay, 1601 Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 284-0118 or womensfnd.co.
WYATT GOES TO THE DERBY
Casino night and auction to benefit the Junior Orange Bowl International Youth Festival. $50. 7 p.m. Miami Dadeland Marriott, 9090 S Dadeland Blvd. Details: (305) 670-1035.