Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on May 20, 2004
HospiceCare of Southeast Florida Inc., a non-profit organization that provides care for terminally ill individuals in South Florida, will hold its Hospice Regatta and New England Clambake fundraiser. 12-mile race for sailors of all levels, auction, Maine lobsters and live music. Race 11 a.m. off Fort Lauderdale Beach; clambake 6:30-11 p.m. at Esplanade Park, Southwest Second Street and Fifth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale. Details: Suzy Batzer (954) 467-7423, Ext. 1012 or www.hospicecareflorida.org/regattaevents.html.
The Southern Cross Astronomical Society Inc. will hold a free public comet watch. Viewing equipment will be provided for observation of Comet Neat, which will rise from the southwest and move overhead this month. Saturday and May 29 at Bill Sadowski Park & Nature Center, SW 176th St., Miami. Details: (305) 661-1375 or www.scas.org.
TOUR OF THE GABLES
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce will hold its Baptist Health Tour of the Gables 5K Run/Walk to benefit local charitable organizations. 7:30 a.m. at Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $10-$25. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.footworksmiami.com.
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.
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.
ESPA—OLA 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.
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 styles. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. $15. Details: Sheldon Brown, (305) 531-3484 or www.mdpl.org.