Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on March 16, 2006
Historical Museum of Southern Florida’s Frank Schena gives a tour of the Miami Beach boardwalk and presents an eco-history of the area. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $10-$15. Details: (305) 375-1621.
BAYSIDE FARMERS MARKET
Bayside Marketplace features Bayside’s Farmers Market. 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.
GABLES BIKE TOUR
Paul George of the Historical Museum of Southern Florida leads a scenic ride of Coral Gables to highlight its architectural history and historic landmarks. 10 a.m. at The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $15-$20. Details: (305) 375-1621.
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 Avenue to Lennox Avenue. 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.
The African American Committee of Dade Heritage Trust hosts its eighth annual women’s history luncheon and music to benefit the historic Miami City Cemetery Commemorative Service. The committee honors outstanding women buried in the cemetery. Noon at Legion Memorial Park, 6447 NE Seventh Ave., Miami. $25. Details: (305) 635-5130 or (305) 358-9572.
National Tropical Botanical Garden features a walking tour of the Kampong, former home and garden of plant explorer David Fairchild. Walking tour led by director Larry Schokman. 10 a.m. at 4013 S. Douglas Rd., Coconut Grove. $10. Details: (305) 442-7169 or www.ntbg.org.
Discover Miami is an annual day of mini-festivals showcasing Miami-Dade’s historic neighborhoods and their cultural traditions. The festival features music, dance, art exhibitions, food and crafts and theater performances from a particular community. 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at various venues. Free. Details: (305) 373- 0011 or www.discovermiami.org.
CLASSIC CAR SHOW
The fifth annual downtown Miami classic car show features more than 100 classic and antique automobiles. Live music performances on the steps of the Dade County Courthouse. 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Flagler Street from Second Avenue to the courthouse. Free. Details: (305) 379-7070.
Biscayne National Park hosts a walk to the historic lighthouse and a boat ride to Boca Chita Key. 1:30 p.m. at 9700 SW 328th St., Homestead. $16.45-$24.45. RSVP required. Details: (305) 230-1100 or www.nps.gov/bisc.