Authorized antiques roadshow appraiser Jeanenne Bell will make a special appearance 4-8 p.m. at Burdines Dadeland. Bell will provide free jewelry appraisals for customers, so they may determine the actual worth of cherished pieces. Details: (305) 577-2677.
ART & JEWELRY SHOW
Expressions 2004, Israeli Art & Jewelry Show Saturday through Feb. 8 at the Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center
CHILI BOWL COOK-OFF
The Greater Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce presents 10th annual Super Chili Bowl Cook-Off and Charity Outhouse Race noon-4 p.m. at Prime Outlets, 250 East Palm Drive. $5 includes sample of all chili entries and activities, including charity outhouse race and toilet-seat painting contest. Details: (305) 247-2332.
FINE ART & ANTIQUE FAIR
Palm Beach Classic Fine Art & Antique Show runs Saturday through Feb. 8 at the new Palm Beach County Convention Center. Eighty dealers will offer artwork and antiquity through the 1900s, sculpture, furniture, jewelry, silver, ceramics, rare books and manuscripts, armor, tribal art, antique carpets and tapestries. $25-$35. Details: (561) 209-1300.
2004 Toyota Prius Miami Tropical Marathon and Half marathon starts at 6 a.m. at the American Airlines Arena and finishes at Bayfront Park. 26.2 miles of Miami and Miami Beach streets will be taken over by 8,000 runners from across the globe. Runners will compete for $60,000 prize. Free. Details: (350) 278-8668 or www.miamitropicalmarathon.com.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Miami Dade College presents events and celebration of Black History Month. "Fifth Annual Homage to Heritage Series: A Celebration of Diversity" runs Monday through Feb. 27 with lectures, musical performances and films. The Medical Center campus hosts a photo exhibition on Dr. Martin Luther King's personal and public life. Free. Details: (305) 237-6049 or www.mdc.edu.
Father Charles Brouchard speaks on "Doing Good and Becoming Holy: Morality, Spirituality and the Common Good," and addresses ways to bring Catholic convictions to the table to benefit the common good. 7-9 p.m. at Andreas 111, Barry University Campus, 11300 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. $10. Details: (305) 899-4805 by Feb. 3.
ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW
Sixteenth annual Stephens Arts & Crafts Show runs 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 14-15 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 16 at 2750 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove. With 150 juried national fine artists and crafts people, and international food court. Music and entertainment throughout show area. Details: (305) 558-1758, or (305) 448-2601.
Florida Center for Theological Studies presents William Spencer's "Rastafari and the Future of Christianity," 10 a.m. at 111 NE First St., Seventh Floor. Free. Details: (305) 379-3777, Ext. 210.
Pawsitively Humane, the animal lovers' network of the Humane Society of Greater Miami, hosts Mardi Paws, a Mardi Gras masquerade bash 6-9 p.m. at Fat Tuesdays in Coconut Grove's Cocowalk. Partygoers are invited to get into the spirit by wearing a creative mask to the event. $10 members, $20 non-members, includes two free drinks and appetizers. All proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Greater Miami. Details: www.pawsitivelyhumane.org.
ESPANOLA WAY MARKET AND FESTIVART
Multicultural market features handcrafted jewelry, handmade clothing and
shoes, accessories, candles, pottery, and more. EspaŅola Way, between Pennsylvania
and Washington Avenues. 7 p.m.-midnight Fridays, 10 a.m.-midnight
Saturdays, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays. Details: (305) 531-0038.
LINCOLN ROAD FARMERS MARKET
Green market featuring fruits, vegetables, fresh cut flowers, plants, bread,
honey, jams and jellies. Lincoln Road, between Alton and Washington Ave. 9 a.m.-7
p.m. Sundays. Details: (305) 531-0038.
NORMANDY VILLAGE MARKETPLACE
Plants, fresh cut flowers, fruit, vegetables, clothing, incense, and jewelry are
all available at this distinctive at 71st St. at the Normandy Isle Fountain, along the
Rue Vendome. Every Saturday 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. Details: (305) 531-0038.