Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on February 16, 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.
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.
Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation hosts a seminar on landscape plants. 1 p.m. at Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Cutler Bay. Free. Details: (305) 235-1668.
LINCOLN ROAD FARMERS MARKET
The Market Company hosts the Lincoln Road Farmers Market. Sundays. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at Lincoln Road from Washington Avene to Lenox Road. Details: (305) 531-0038.
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 Parks and Recreation hosts Art Expressions, featuring works of 15 artists. Through March 31. Matheson Hammock Park, 9610 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 755-7940.
Dade Heritage Trust tours the history and architecture of the Biltmore Hotel. Sundays. Various times at 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 445-1926.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida’s eco-historian Frank Schena guides a tour of Sewell and Lummus parks, including area’s oldest buildings, slave quarters, and Wagner’s homestead. 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Sewell Park, 1801 NW South River Drive, Miami. $10-$15. Details: (305) 375-1621.
Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation features an architectural tour of the Stone House and Richmond Cottage. 2-3:30 p.m. at Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Cutler Bay. Free. Details: (305) 235-1668.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida hosts a Stiltsville and Key Biscayne boat tour. $34-$39. RSVP required. Details: (305) 375-1621.