The 56th annual Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition features dozens of rides, food, and entertainment. Through April 1. Various times. Details: (305) 223-7060 or www.fairexpo.com.
Dade Heritage Days features various arts and culture events, luncheons, and tours in Miami-Dade County. Through Various venues. Details: (305) 358-9572 or www.dadeheritagetrust.org.
Walking Tour of The Kampong. 10 a.m. at 4013 S. Douglas Rd., Coconut Grove. RSVP required. $10. Details: (305) 442-7169.
Heal a Heart Cocktail Reception is a benefit for Kristi House, a non-profit organization that serves the needs of young victims of sexual abuse. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Cielo Garden & Supper Club, 3390 Mary St., Coconut Grove. RSVP required. $20-$39. Details: (305) 547-6826 or www.kristihouse.org.
Center for Hemispheric Policy presents a panel discussion on Mexico: Political, Economic and Foreign Policy Update. 8 a.m. at Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Free for academics and students; $30 others. Details: (305) 284-3707.
Centro Cultural Español presents a lecture on Literature and Politics Fiction. 7:30 p.m. at 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 170, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 448-9677.
Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options hosts its ninth annual fashion show and luncheon. The event includes a shopping boutique, a silent auction and raffle prizes. Proceeds benefit the organization, which provides programs and services for at-risk children and their families. 10 a.m. at Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $100-$10,000. Details: (954) 749-7230, Ext. 123.
The Jean Monnet Chair and Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence presents a lecture on EU Security and Defense Policy: Partnership with the US. 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Ferre Building, Room 126, University of Miami, 1000 Memorial Dr., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-3266.