Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on October 28, 2004
AMELIA HAUNTED TRAILS
Miami-Dade Parks presents a tour of the haunted trails at Amelia Earhart Park. Featuring a costume contest, night kayaking and bounce houses. 6-10 p.m. through Saturday at Amelia Earhart Park, 401 E 65 St., Hialeah. $4 for parking. Details: (305) 685-8389.
The North Miami’s Enchanted Forest Park will various Halloween activities for the weekend. Explore the haunted trails and enjoy storytelling and hayrides. Featuring face painting and costume and pumpkin carving contests. 7-10 p.m. Oct. 29; 7-11 p.m. Oct. 30 at North Miami’s Enchanted Forest Park, 1725 NE 135 St., North Miami. $2-$4; Free for children under 3. Details: (305) 893-6511, ext. 2260.
A children’s walk will benefit the Children’s Brain Trust of the Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation. Activities include a costume contest and prizes. 10 a.m. at Markham Park, Pavilion 5, 16001 W State Road 84, Sunrise. $30. Details: (305) 530-0083, (954) 938-0016.
MYSTERY AND MAYHEM
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents a coach tour of the Miami City Cemetery, the home of gangster Al Capone and the doorstep of late designer Gianni Versace. Historian Paul George will recount stories of mobsters, drug smugglers and high profile kidnappings. 1-4 p.m. at the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St., Downtown Miami. RSVP required. $34-$39. Details: (305) 375-1621 or www.historical-museum.org.
See animals in their natural habitat and learn about the plant life seen beyond the paved trail through a guided historical nature walk. 2-4 p.m. Saturday and Sundays at Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach. Details: (305) 948-2891.
LINCOLN ROAD FARMERS MARKET
The market is on Lincoln Road between Alton and Washington avenues in Miami Beach from 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.
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 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. Wednesday and Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. $15. Details: Sheldon Brown, (305) 531-3484 or www.mdpl.org.