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Written by Miami Today on January 1, 2009
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens hosts "Thursday Nights at Fairchild" featuring live music, drinks, food and art exhibitions all under the starry South-Florida sky. 6-9 p.m. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. $10 members, $15 others. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
Books & Books hosts the Florida Grand Opera’s Guest Stage Director Scott Parry for a discussion about the company’s upcoming performance of "La Cenerentola" as well as a performance by members of the opera’s Young Artist Program. 3 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
The Southwest Airlines National Championship Fan Fest will bring together thousands of Miamians and out-of-towners for an afternoon of entertainment and celebration with celebrities and the participating teams in the BCS National Championship. 3-9 p.m. Bicentennial Park, 1075 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: www.orangebowl.org.
The Everglades Coalition returns to Miami for its 24th annual conference. Hosted by the National Parks Conservation Association, the conference will bring together leaders, elected officials, community and environmental activists, and the general public to discuss the many opportunities and challenges in 2009 and beyond in efforts to restore the entire Everglades ecosystem. Ends Jan. 11. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (954) 942-3113 or www.evergladescoalition.org.