Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on February 23, 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.
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.
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.
JAZZ ON THE GREEN
University of Miami hosts the Jazz on the Green concert series. Guests include saxophone player Andy Middleton, who will perform with UM’s Frost School of Music Concert Jazz Band. 3 p.m. at the shores of Lake Osceola, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-5671.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida hosts a Stiltsville and Key Biscayne boat tour. $34-$39. RSVP required. Details: (305) 375-1621.
TASTE OF THE GARDEN
Miami Beach Botanical Garden hosts A Taste of the Garden, a fundraiser featuring wines and flavors of various South Beach restaurants. 7 p.m. at 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-5373.
GABLES INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
The Gables International Festival features international food, fun, music and networking. Cocktail attire. 7 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, poolside, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. RSVP required. $45-$60. Details: (305) 446-1657.