Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on February 26, 2004
RED VELVET CAKE ARTS FESTIVAL
Overtown celebrates Black History Month by inviting the community to enjoy the rich cultural and culinary history of the red velvet cake. There will be a red velvet cake bake-off along with a public tasting, exhibits, craft demonstrations and children’s games and activities.
SOUTH BEACH WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL
The festival will have world-renowned chefs and internationally acclaimed vinters who will present dazzling cooking demonstrations and educational wine seminars. There will be numerous organized events like the Signature Sunday afternoon grand tasting and the first Celebrity Chef and Wine Maker Golf Tournament. Special appearances by Emerial Lagasse, Alain Ducasse, Bobby Flay and dozens of others. The festival runs through March 7. Details: www.sobewineandfoodfest.com.
2004 BACARDI CUP STAR CLASS REGATTA
The 77th annual race will feature more than 100 two-man teams from 22 countries competing as preparation for racing in the Athens Olympics. The event will take place March 5-7 on Biscayne Bay, Miami. The Coral Reel Yacht Club and Marina and the US Sailing Center in Coconut Grove will serve as race headquarters. Details: Janet Maizner, (954) 599-8023 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
COUNTY FAIR AND EXPOSITION
Miami-Dade celebrates 53 years of fair traditions with eighteen days of rides, food, games and exhibits. Runs through April 4. Fair Expo Center, Coral Way and 112th Ave. Admission for Adults $8; Children and Seniors $6; Children under 6 are free. Special $1 Opening Day admission. Details: (305) 273-7060.
DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
Farmers market is held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday on South Miami Avenue at Flagler Street. The festival street market specializes in farm-fresh fruit and vegetables, beautiful plants and flowers and natural products that range from beeswax to specialty sauces. Details: (305) 379-7070 or (305) 351-0038.
LINCOLN ROAD FARMERS MARKET
The market is on Lincoln Road between Alton and Washington avenues 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays. This green market features fruits, vegetables, fresh cut flowers, plants and specialty items like bread, honey, jams and jellies. Details: (305) 531-0038.
ESPANOLA WAY WEEKEND FESTIVAL
This festival is held on Espanola Way between Pennsylvania Avenue and Washington Avenue 7 p.m.-midnight Friday, 10 a.m.-midnight Saturday and 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Details: (305) 531-0038.
FARMERS MARKET AT THE FALLS
Runs through May 2 at The Falls shopping center’s open-air center court. The market features a variety of products from more than 20 local vendors including fruits, vegetables, baked goods, jams and jellies, cheeses, flowers, orchids, bamboos, bonsai plants and crafts. Details: (305) 255-4570.
Deering Estate historical tours of some of Florida’s earliest buildings and architecture. Offered daily. The Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave. 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. Adults $6; children $4. Details: (305) 235-1688.
DADELAND WALKING CLUB
The Dadeland Walking Club has organized a walk 9-10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Dadeland Mall, Saks Fifth Avenue entrance. The walk is led by an exercise specialist and is free. Details: (786) 596-3895.