Miami Beach Botanical Garden features a water-themed art exhibit and classical concert. An opening reception for a watercolor art exhibit of the Florida Everglades by Cassie Winters will be today (10/19), 5:30-7:30 p.m. A classical concert performed by the South Florida Chamber Ensemble will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday. Both events are free and will be at 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach.
Details: (305) 673-7256.
The Cancer Lifeline of Mount Sinai Medical Center and Art Center/South Florida will celebrate artworks created by patients in the Art Expressions Program. The opening reception will be 6-9 p.m. Saturday at ArtCenter/South Florida, 924 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach.
Details: (305) 674-8278.
Artist Juan-S" Gonzalez showcases his artistic interpretations of various races, cultures, languages, politics and religions in the Patriotic Games and The Domino Effect exhibition. The exhibition begins 7 p.m. Wednesday (10/25) at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, University Park Campus, PC-110, 11200 SW Eighth St., Tamiami.
Details: (305) 348-2890 or frostartmuseum.org.
'Viva con Valdes'
Jackie Gleason Theater features 88 year-old Cuban artist Bebo Valdes and the Lincoln Center Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. The concert begins 8 p.m. today (10/19) at 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $60-$100.
Details: (305) 673-7300.
New World Symphony presents An Orchestral Showcase with Michael Tilson Thomas. The program features Dukas' "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5. Saturday. 8 p.m. at 541 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $35-$150.
Details: (305) 673-3331.
You may see cows, fishes and dragons flying in the sky at the 15th annual Kitetoberfest at Haulover Park. The event features a kite-flying competition, classes and other activities for the family. Noon-5 p.m. at 10800 Collins Ave., unincorporated Miami-Dade County. Free.
Details: (305) 893-0906.
Tigertail Productions presents a Mexican musical cabaret with Astrid Hadad. Friday. 8:30 p.m. at Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Through Oct. 21. $25-$50.
Details: (305) 545-8546.
Watch a group of passionate musicians rehearse Beethoven's classical piece in "Opus." The neoclassical play, written by Michael Hollinger and directed by Louis Tyrell, premieres Friday in Palm Beach County. The play runs through Nov. 26. $35-$45.
Details: 1-800-514-3837 or www.floridastage.org.