Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on October 4, 2007
Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation hosts its inaugural Diamond Ball with dinner, 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.
Carnival Center for the Performing Arts celebrates its one-year anniversary with Take Center Stage. The fundraiser 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.
HOSPITALITY & TOURISM
The Miami-Dade County Academy of Hospitality & Tourism celebrates its 20th anniversary, honoring founders and alumni. Oct. 19. 11:30 a.m. at Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. RSVP by Oct. 12. $75-$700. Details: (305) 885-8127.
Gusman Center for the Performing Arts presents I Tango Show. Oct. 19-21.Various times at 174 E. Flagler St., Miami. $33-$53. Details: www.ticketmaster.com or gusmancenter.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.
Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts the Diamond Palm Awards, an award ceremony that recognizes the accomplishments of local business owners. Oct. 25. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $75-$1,000. Details: (305) 674-1300 or miamibeachchamber.com.