Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on January 20, 2005
Miami-Dade Parks presents a night walk for the family by park naturalists who will teach about nighttime critters. A campfire with marshmallow roast and star viewing follows. 7-9:30 p.m. Jan. 21 and 28 at Bill Sadowski Park and Nature Center, 17555 SW 79th Ave. RSVP required. $5. Details: (305) 255-4767.
MOONLIGHT CANOE RIDE
Miami-Dade Parks present a canoe ride where guests 18 and older can enjoy the moonlit beauty of Biscayne Bay as they make their way to Chicken Key Island. 7-11 p.m. at the Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave. $35. Details: (305) 235-1668, ext. 242.
Coral Gables hosts the annual Farmers Market, including activities for the family and cooking tips from local chefs. 9 a.m.-Noon through March 26 on the steps of Coral Gables City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way, Coral Gables.
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 Hwy., North Miami Beach. Details: (305) 948-2891.
MERCADO CALLE OCHO
The Latin Quarter Cultural Center presents an annual open air Mercado featuring 30 vendors selling fresh-cut flowers, artists, fine art, plants and many artisans selling their crafts. Free entertainment. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through March on Southwest Eighth Street, between 14th and 15th avenues. Details: (305) 649-9797.
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.
Daily Deering Estate historical tours of some of Florida’s earliest buildings and architecture. 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, daily at the Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Village of Palmetto Bay. Adults $6; children $4. Details: (305) 235-1688.
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.