Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on January 26, 2006
CHIHULY AT FAIRCHILD
Dale Chihuly’s glass-art exhibition features hundreds of handblown pieces spread among the garden’s 83 acres of lush landscape. Local musicians, food and beverages. Various dates. 6- 9 p.m. at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. $15-$30. Free, children 5 and under. RSVP required. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
Tour the historic 1922 Stone House, the 1896-1900 Richmond Cottage and the 444-acre environmental preserve featuring archaeological sites and rare native flora and fauna. Daily. Various times at Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Village of Cutler Bay. $7 adults; $5 children. Details: (305) 235-1668.
BAYSIDE FARMERS MARKET
Bayside Marketplace features Bayside’s Farmers Market. A wide variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and booths featuring hand-made items and crafts. Live music and art in a waterfront setting. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 577-3344.
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida’s Paul George takes visitors on a boat tour from North Bay to South Beach. Learn about the creations of Normandy, Sunset and Venetian Isles. A close-up view of Flagler Memorial, mansions on Star Island and the house of Al Capone. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $34 members. $39 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 375- 1621.
Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation features Arch Creek Ghost Tours. A night tour of Arch Creek Park to learn about ghostly encounters that have occurred since the late 1800s. Wednesdays. RSVP required. 7-8:30 p.m. at Arch Creek Park Museum, 1855 NE 135th St., North Miami. $5. Details: 305-944-6111.