Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on December 4, 2003
Tom Joyner Southwest Airlines Sky Show. Doors open 5 a.m., show begins 6 a.m. at the Miami Arena. Free.
TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
The City of Coral Gables hosts its annual Holiday Tree Lighting at City Hall. Merrick Park will be transformed into a holiday wonderland with children’s activities, stage performances by local groups and Radio Disney. Activities include face-painting, arts and crafts, pictures with Santa, and food and refreshments. 5-10 p.m., 405 Biltmore Way. Details: (305) 460-5620.
Free Annual Geminid Meteor Watch is hosted by the Southern Cross Astros & Miami-Dade Parks, 8 p.m.-midnight, Bill Sadowski Park & Nature Center, Southwest 176th Street and 79th Avenue. Weather permitting, early geminid meteors may be visible by mid-evening radiating from the constellation Gemini rising in the northeast. View evening planets and spectacular winter constellations in high-tech equipment. Brink chairs, snacks, insect repellent, and telescope (lights, litter, alcohol and pets are not allowed in the center). Details: (305) 661-1375.
Coexistence, an international outdoor art exhibition, will open its North American tour in Miami. The billboard-size, juried poster exhibition will reflect the theme of tolerance and respect for others. Through Dec. 7 at the Miami-Dade College, Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave. Free. Details: (305) 663-1222.
Deering Estate historical tours are offered daily to some of Florida’s earliest buildings and architecture. The Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Miami. Adults $6; children $4. Details: (305) 235-1688.
Deering Estate Mangrove Boardwalk tours, featuring a guided walk along a half-mile boardwalk, are offered daily at The Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Miami. Adults $6; children $4. Details: (305) 235-1688.