Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on July 9, 2009
Take a 1½-mile hike through tropical hardwood forests and across one of the last remaining 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.
Join Castellow Hammock Nature Center’s naturalists for a guided night hike to see what creatures lurk in the park at dark. 7-8:30 p.m. 22301 SW 162nd Ave., Aladdin City. $6. Details: (305) 242-7688 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Join Deering Estate naturalists for a nighttime prowl of the grounds and see what comes out after the sun goes down. 7-9 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Details: (305) 235-1668 ext. 233 or www.deeringestate.org.
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. Ends July 12. Details: (305) 226-8316 or www.miamidade.gov/Parks/Parks/equestrian.asp.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens celebrates the mango harvest with its 17th annual Mango Festival. The two-day festival will feature mango tree sales, educational lectures, vendors selling a variety of mango products and activities for kids. 9:30 a.m. Ends July 12. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 children. Details: www.fairchildgarden.org.
Take a kayak ride on Biscayne Bay and see the South Florida sunset. 5:30-8 p.m. Crandon Park Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $40. Details: (305) 361-6767 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
The Bayfront Park Management Trust hosts free weekly yoga classes in the heart of downtown. 6-7:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. 9-10:15 a.m. Saturdays. Bayfront Park, 301 N Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 358-7550 or www.bayfrontparkmiami.com.
The Barnacle Historic State Park is hosting yoga classes on the lawn opposite Biscayne Bay. 6-7:15 p.m. The Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove. $13. Details: (305) 442-6866 or www.floridastateparks.org/TheBarnacle.