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Calendar Of Events Outdoors

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Written by on November 6, 2008

Thursday 11/6

   Arch Creek trail tours and Oleta River canoe trips. 10-11 a.m. for trail tours. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for 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.

HOUSE TOUR

   Deering Estate staff members host a tour of Charles Deering’s decades-old home and hotel. 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Daily. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Free with park admission. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

WALKING THE ESTATE

   Join the Deering Estate’s staff for a one-and-a-half-mile hike through tropical hardwood forests and across one of the last existing Tequesta Indian Burial Mounds. 12:30 p.m. Daily. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Free with park admission. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

CONSERVATION LECTURE

   Allyson Grant, outreach officer for Everglades National Park, will discuss the benefits of conservation and research at the Deering Estate. 7-8 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

Friday 11/7

   Registered Arabians, hunters, jumpers, Western style, Paso Finos and other breeds strut their stuff and pick up valuable show ribbons and trophies. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tropical Park Equestrian Center, 7900 SW 40 St., Ludlam. Details: (305) 226-8316 or www.miamidade.gov/Parks/Parks/equestrian.asp.

ART IN THE PARK

   Fox Sports en Español sponsor an outdoor music and art festival in Coral Gables. Exhibits from local artists, art lessons for kids and performances by Santamorena, Big Brooklyn Red, Brendan O’Hara and Grammy-award nominees, Locos por Juana. 6 p.m.-Midnight. Ponce Circle Park, 2810 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 644-8888 or (305) 949-8400.

Saturday 11/8

   Registered Arabians, hunters, jumpers, Western style, Paso Finos and other breeds strut their stuff and pick up valuable show ribbons and trophies. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tropical Park Equestrian Center, 7900 SW 40 St., Ludlam. Details: (305) 226-8316 or www.miamidade.gov/Parks/Parks/equestrian.asp.

GARDEN RAMBLE

   Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden hosts the 68th annual "Ramble — A Garden Festival." The two-day festival includes tropical food vendors, cooking classes, arts and crafts for kids, live music and a plant sale. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Ends Nov. 9. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables. $10-$20. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.

Sunday 11/9

   Miami’s Downtown Development Authority sponsors Bike Miami for city residents. Flagler Street and South Miami Avenue will be closed for bicyclists, pedestrians, rollerbladers and others can explore downtown in safe, fun way. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Details: www.bikemiami.blogspot.com.

Thursday 11/13

   In existence for 70 years, the South Dade Garden Club is an opportunity to learn about gardening techniques. 7 p.m. Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. Details: (305) 247-5727 or www.fruitandspicepark.org.

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