Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on August 21, 2008
Crandon Park Visitors & Biscayne Nature Center. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Meet at Crandon Park Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Daily. Details: (305) 361-6767, Ext. 112.
ART DECO TOURS
Art Deco Walking Tours. Various dates and times. Art Deco Gift Shop, 1200 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. Free for members; $15-$20 others. Details: (305) 672-2014 or www.mdpl.org.
Deering historic tours. Daily. House tours: 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., nature tours 12:30 p.m. at Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Cutler Bay. $7. Details: (305) 235-1668.
Crandon Bear Cut Preserve Nature Walks. 9 a.m.-noon. Saturdays and Sundays. Meet at Crandon Park Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. RSVP required. $3. Details: (305) 361-6767, Ext. 112.
Matheson Hammock Biscayne Bay Tour. Saturdays and Sundays. 10 a.m. Meet at 9610 Old Cutler Rd., Cutler Bay. RSVP required. $15-$25. Details: (305) 365-3018.
TRAIL & CANOE TOURS
Arch Creek trail tours and Oleta River canoe trips. 10-11 a.m. for the trail tours. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for the canoe trips. Meet at 1855 NE 135th St., North Miami. RSVP required. $3 trail tour; $25 adult, $15 child canoe trip. Details: (305) 944-6111.
DOWNTOWN MIAMI TOUR
Locals and visitors to Miami now have an opportunity to learn about the history as well as the revival of Downtown Miami through an interactive walking tour. Included are complimentary samplings at area restaurants. 10 a.m.-Noon. Every Wednesday & Saturday. Meet at Gusman Center for Performing Arts, 174 E. Flagler St. RSVP required. $10 children; $20 adults. Details: (305) 416-6868.
Greynolds Park Guided Nature Walks. Saturdays and Sundays. 9-10 a.m. and 3-4 p.m. Meet at Greynolds Park Boathouse, 17530 W. Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach. RSVP required. Details: (305) 948-2891.
Crandon Bayside Canoe Adventure. Sundays. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet at Crandon Park Visitors and Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. RSVP required. $15-$25. Details: (305) 365-3018.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens offers free admission to visitors on Sundays during August. 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
Free Vizcaya Museum and Gardens tour with programs designed to explore the history of Vizcaya, its founder James Deering, and Miami, as well as connections to other areas and cultures of the world. Last Sunday of August. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 S. Miami Ave. Free. Details: (305) 250-9133 or www.vizcayamuseum.org.
Enjoy snorkeling and canoeing on Indian Key. 3401 SW 72nd Ave. RSVP required. $45 for adults $15 for children nine-14. Details: (305) 666-5883 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.