Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on December 30, 2004
Take a naturalist-led canoe trip and explore the mangrove forest, of Key Biscayne, where great blue herons, iguanas and spotted eagle rays prowl. Bring sunscreen, snacks, water, insect repellant and long sleeves. 8-10 a.m. Saturdays through Jan. 29 at Crandon Park, 4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $15 children under 14; $40 others. Details: (305) 365-3018.
Miami Dade Parks presents a night tour of Arch Creek Park where participants will learn about its spooky past. Hear personal accounts of ghostly encounters that have occurred since the late 1800s. 7:30-9 p.m. at Arch Creek Park Museum, 1855 NE 135 St., Miami. RSVP required. $5. Details: (305) 944-6111.
The Deering Estate at Cutler will host a Bird Walk where visitors will be guided by a naturalist as they spot and learn about local and migrating birds in the area. Bring a pair of binoculars and plenty of drinking water. 7 a.m.-10 a.m. at the Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave., Miami. Free with park admission – $5 children; $7 adults. Details: (305) 235-1668, ext. 242.
See animals in their 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
This green market on Lincoln Road between Alton and Washington avenues in Miami Beach from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays 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., Village of Palmetto Bay. 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., Village of Palmetto Bay. 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.