Lowe Art Museum and Tribal Arts Society presents a lecture on Traditional Maya Dress in Guatemala, Past and Present with guest speaker and professor of anthropology and director of World Studies, Marlboro College, Vermont, Carol Hendrickson. 7:30 p.m. at Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Free for members and students; $10 others. Details: (305) 284-3535 or (305) 444-2825.
Culture in the City features the Fight Doctor, Ferdie Pacheco. 7:30 p.m. at 2985 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove. $5-$10. Details: (305) 648-0899.
Gregory W. Bush, director of the Institute for Public History, will discuss public spaces in South Florida. 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.
Books and Books features guest speaker Glenn Garvin of the Miami Herald. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.
The Miami-Dade County Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board hosts its Hispanic Role Model and Future Leader of the Year awards luncheon. The event will include an art exhibit and cocktails. 11 a.m. at Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, 3300 SW 27th Ave., Coconut Grove. RSVP by Sept 25. $50-$500. Details: (305) 375-2104.
The Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music presents the 23rd annual Festival Miami, featuring 27 concerts in five weeks. The event includes musical premieres, dance, master classes and guest artists from around the world. Through Nov. 4. Various times at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $8-$55. Details: (305) 284-4940 or www.festivalmiami.com.