Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on November 11, 2004
ROAMING THE ROADS
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents a walking tour of the community near Brickell Ave, one mile west of downtown Miami. Dr. Paul George will discuss how the community has evolved since the 1920’s. Breakfast will be served courtesy of the Roads Neighborhood Association. 9:30 a.m.-Noon at the Roads Professional Building, 2730 SW Third Ave., Miami. RSVP required. $15-$20. Details: (305) 375-1621 or www.historical-museum.org.
LINCOLN ROAD WALKING TOUR
The Historic Museum of Southern Florida presents a walking tour of Lincoln Road. Explore what used to be an early winter haven for Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin. 10 a.m.-Noon meet at the southwest corner of Lincoln Road and Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $15-$20. 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.