Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on May 27, 2004
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 (5/29) 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.
‘BIG FISH’ TOURNAMENT
The North Dade Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its 5th annual fishing tournament for anglers of all ages. Cash prizes awarded. 6 a.m.-3 p.m. at Haulover Park & Marina, 10800 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Adult $150; youth $125. Details: (305) 690-9123.
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.