LUNCH AT BAYFRONT
Bayfront Park's Farmers' Market and Lunchtime Experience. The event includes live music and various activities. Also April 5.
11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free admission. Details: (305) 358-7550.
The Jean Monnet Chair and Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence presents a lecture on security. 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Ferre Building, Room 126, University of Miami, 1000 Memorial Dr., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-3266.
The 56th annual Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition features dozens of rides, food, and entertainment. Through Sunday. 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. Various venues. Details: (305) 358-9572 or www.dadeheritagetrust.org.
<6p>The Florida Council of the Chopin Foundation of the US hosts its annual gala. The event includes cocktails, dinner, dancing to the Gene Bristow Orchestra and a piano concert by Wendy Chen. 6:30 p.m. at InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. RSVP required. $225-$350. Details: (305) 868-0624 or www.chopin.org.
<6p>Florida International University presents the fifth annual Torch Awards Gala, honoring 18 alumni for their influence in their community and profession. The event also includes a cocktail reception, dinner and entertainment. 6:30 p.m. at FIU University Park Campus, Graham Center Ballroom, 11200 SW Eighth St., Tamiami. $100-$7,500. Details: (305) 348-2234.
Miami city officials will present a proclamation to declare Culture in the City Day. Free. Details: (305) 752-9595 or www.cultureinthecity.org.