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Written by Miami Today on December 23, 2010
Every Thursday, Essencia Lounge and The Palms Aveda Spa host "Sip & Spa," featuring deep discounts and a free, earth-friendly VeeV signature cocktail for the first hour. Includes 50% off appetizers, drinks and select spa treatments. 6-10 p.m. The Palms Hotel & Spa, 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 908-5460 or email@example.com or www.thepalmshotel.com.
REFUGE IN THE CATSKILLS
The Jewish Museum of Florida presents "Last Days of the Four Seasons: A Photo-documentary by Rick Nahmias." The collection of large-format photographs tells the story of a group of Eastern European Holocaust survivors who bought 44 acres in New York’s Catskill Mountains, creating The Four Seasons Lodge. Ends Jan. 2. Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $6-$12. Free Saturdays. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.
Meet other wine enthusiasts with this weekly wine sampling club, La Bottega Enoteca Sociale. Six to eight wines are to be served, paired with meats and cheeses. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Calamari, 3540 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. $20. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.labottegasociale.com.
Let the professionals do the cooking this Christmas with a special holiday menu at Sugarcane. Features pheasant with black truffle terrine, beef tenderloin with herb bread pudding and suckling pig porchetta with parsnip puree. Noon-midnight. Also available Dec. 25. Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill, 3252 NE First Ave., Miami. Details: (786) 369-0353 or www.sugarcanerawbargrill.com.
SATIRE ON PARADE
Coconut Grove’s famous — or infamous, you choose — King Mango Strut returns, promising to restore humor on its route along Grand Avenue. Touted as the "wackiest event in South Florida," parade goers can expect satirical skits and floats making fun of everything from current events to the parade itself. 2 p.m. Along Grand Ave. in the heart of Coconut Grove. Details: www.kingmangostrut.org.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes honors athletes and coaches at the 40th Annual Orange Bowl Prayer Breakfast. Includes a silent auction and talk by former professional football player Daniel Buggs, who played for the New York Giants and Washington Redskins. 7:30 a.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $30-$300. Details: (305) 445-1600.