Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on February 2, 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.
Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation features Arch Creek ghost tour. 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.
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 sixth annual Great Es-Skate is a fundraising weekend of skating and partying in South Beach. All proceeds goes to Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Through Feb. 12. Riande Continental South Beach, 1825 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $80. Details: (786) 246-7299 or www.skatemiami.com.
Tour some of Coral Gables’ most noted landmarks, including the Venetian Pool, Merrick House, the Biltmore Hotel and the DeSoto Fountain. 5-7 p.m. at Merrick House, 907 Coral Way, Coral Gables. $15 members, $20 others. Details: (305) 375-1492.
CRIME COACH TOUR
Historical Museum of Southern Florida hosts "Mystery and Mayhem," a coach ride to Miami’s criminal past. Visit the Miami City Cemetery, the historic beach house of Al Capone and the doorstep of late designer Gianni Versace. $34 members, $39 others. Details: (305) 375-1492.
Miami-Dade Arts and Culture hosts "Art Expressions," featuring works of 15 artists. Through March 31. Matheson Hammock Park, 9610 Old Cutler Rd., Miami. Details: (305) 755-7940.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden hosts Moonlight Musicale, a Valentine’s Day Jazz Celebration. 7 p.m. at 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. $15-125. Details: Maggie Rossi (305) 667-1651 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VALENTINE’S DAY JAZZ
Deering Estate at Cutler hosts the seventh annual Moonlight and Music Concert featuring Nicole Henry. 8 p.m. at 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Cutler Bay. Details: (305) 375-2836.
The 18th annual Yacht and Brokerage Show showcases custom yachts from around the world. Live entertainment and international food. Through Feb. 20. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at State Road A1A and 47th Street in Miami Beach. Free. Details: (800) 940-7642 or www.showmanagement.com.