Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on April 1, 2004
COUNTY FAIR AND EXPOSITION
Miami-Dade celebrates 53 years of fair traditions with 18 days of rides, food, games and exhibits. Through April 4. Fair Expo Center, Coral Way and 112th Avenue. $8 for adults, $6 for children and seniors, free for children younger than 6. Details: (305) 273-7060.
Fairchild Tropical Garden will exhibit variety of orchids from nearly 30 orchid growers in international festival. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 2-4 at Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 667-1651, Ext. 3383 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
THURSDAYS AT THE FALLS
Celebrate the sounds of spring with the concert series, which features performances at Britto Bridge at the Falls. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Falls, US 1 and Southwest 136th Street, Miami. Details: (305) 255-4570.
DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
Farmers market is 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays on Miami Avenue at Flagler Street. The festival street market specializes in farm-fresh fruit and vegetables, 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.
ESPAOLA WAY WEEKEND FESTIVAL
This festival is held on EspaÒola 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
Through May 2 at The Falls shopping center’s open-air center court. The market features 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 free walk 9-10 a.m. led by an exercise specialist. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Dadeland Mall, Saks Fifth Avenue entrance. Details: (786) 596-3895.
ART DECO TOURS
The Miami Design Preservation League offers 90-minute guided walking tours of the Art Deco Architectural Historic District that focus on South Beach’s art deco, Mediterranean revivalist and MiMo architecture. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays; 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. $15. Details: Sheldon Brown, (305) 531-3484 or www.mdpl.org.