Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on September 27, 2007
Carnival Center for the Performing Arts celebrates its one-year anniversary with Take Center Stage. The fundraising event includes a champagne reception, gala dinner and entertainment. Oct. 17. 5:30 p.m. at Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $350-$5,000. Details: (786) 468-2250 or www.carnivalcenter.org.
Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation hosts its inaugural Diamond Ball. The event will include dinner, an after-dinner reception and entertainment. Oct. 13. 6:30 p.m. at the Ice Palace, 59 NW 14th St., Miami. $500-$50,000. Details: (786) 268-1831.
SYMPHONY OPENING NIGHT
New World School of the Arts celebrates its 20th anniversary with Opening Night at the Symphony with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and violinist Gil Shaham. Oct. 13. 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Theatre, 541 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $49.50-$150. Details: (305) 673-3331 or www.newworldtickets.com.
The Women’s Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami hosts Jazz at Joe’s, its annual benefit luncheon. Oct. 14. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant, 11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Limited seating. RSVP by Oct. 2. $150-$5,000. Details: (305) 644-0066, Ext. 294.
Carnival Center for the Performing Arts presents The Four Tops and The Temptations. Oct. 19. 8 p.m. at 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $15-$75. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.carnivalcenter.org.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden presents The Rare Event, an auction of rare plants and contemporary art. Oct. 20. 7-10 p.m. at The Gallery, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. $100-$150. Details: (305) 667-1651, Ext. 3357 or www.fairchildgarden.org.