Archives

Advertisement
The Newspaper for the Future of Miami
Connect with us:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • Linkedin
Front Page » Past Events » Calendar Of Events Outdoors

Calendar Of Events Outdoors

Advertisement

Written by on December 18, 2008

Thursday 12/18

   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

   Take 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.

WILDLIFE SEARCH

   Join Castellow Hammock Nature Center’s naturalists for a guided night hike to see what creatures lurk in the park at night. 7-8:30 p.m. 22301 SW 162nd Ave., Aladdin City. $6. Details: (305) 242-7688 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

MOONLIGHT TOUR

   The Deering Estate hosts an evening canoe trip across Biscayne Bay to Chicken Key. 7-11 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $40. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

Friday 12/19

   Learn about the lives of rarely seen owls and take a walk through Greynolds Park to see these nocturnal birds of prey. 7:30-9 p.m. Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Hwy., North Miami. $6. Details: (305) 948-2891 or www.miamidade.gov.

Saturday 12/20

   Martin Motes, author of "Florida Orchid Growing: Month by Month" and one of South Florida’s leading orchid experts with over 50 years of growing experience, will continue teaching the special series of free classes. The class will cover most aspects of orchid growing in South Florida during the winter months. 11 a.m. Motes Orchids, 25000 SW 162nd Ave., Homestead. Details: (954) 563-5393 or www.bonnethouse.org.

SUNSET TOUR

   Cruise around Key Biscayne with Crandon-Park naturalists on a 40-passenger catamaran and enjoy breathtaking views of Biscayne Bay and historical landmarks such as Stiltsville and the Cape Florida Lighthouse. 3:30-6 p.m. Crandon Park, 4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $35. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov.

Sunday 12/21

   Take a trip on the Pelican Island pontoon boat and discover South Florida’s nature and history. The boat will depart from the Deering Estate and explore Biscayne Bay. 1:30 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $35. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

  • www.assureasmile.com
  • OIOpublisher Ad Manager
Advertisement