Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on February 3, 2011
Compete in a poker and pool tournament to raise funds for Rally for Kids With Cancer, a foundation dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children battling cancer. 7 p.m. Complimentary cocktails until 9 p.m. STK at Gansevoort South Hotel, 2377 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $75. Details: www.rallyforkids.com.
NPR’s weekly radio quiz show "Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!" is recorded live in Miami. Test your knowledge of current events with host Peter Sagal and a group of witty panelists. 7:30 p.m. Additional taping 8 p.m. Feb. 4. $40-$85. Ziff Ballet Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Get outside and explore South Miami-Dade with a stop at Redlands landmark Burr’s Berry Farm. Take a seat at a nearby picnic table and enjoy homemade strawberry milkshakes, fresh produce and strawberry-cinnamon coffee cake while the berries are in season. Burr’s Berry stand, 12741 Hainlin Mill Drive (SW 216th St.), Homestead. Details: (305) 251-0145 or www.redlandriot.com/Burrs.html.
A myriad of antiques are to be on display and for purchase as The Original Miami Beach Antique Show celebrates its 50th year. With more than 800 dealers from 22 countries will be showcasing various antiques. After the opening ceremony the show will be held daily at noon. 11 a.m. Feb. 3 and noon Feb. 4-7. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. $15. Details: (239) 732-6642 or www.originalmiamibeachantiqueshow.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: email@example.com or www.labottegasociale.com.
Celebrate Black History Month with an exhibit and music, art & cultural marketplace unveiling by Kinad Inc. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 111 NW First St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 375-4606 or www.miamidade.gov/baab.
The Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce hosts a tour of six homes on the island. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Calusa Park, Crandon Blvd. before Village of Key Biscayne entrance, Key Biscayne. $30 in advance. $40 at the door. Details: (305) 361-5207 or www.keybiscaynechamber.org.
Enjoy a day outdoors with pedestrian-friendly activities in the center of
Downtown. The 10th Annual Flagler Fest is to feature an antique and vintage car and motorcycle show and a historic walking tour at the Gusman Center with Dr. Paul George. A children’s section is to include face painting, bounce house and petting zoo. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Noon tour. Flagler St., from Biscayne Blvd. to NW First Ave., Miami. Free. Details: www.downtownmiami.com/flaglerfest.
Take in views of Miami Beach as your family is enriched with information on ocean conservation through environmentally-conscious art projects, which utilize recycled materials. The Big Blue & You foundation presents "Art by the Sea" with activities such as drumming, dancing, eco-fashion show, surfboard painting and surfing lessons. South Pointe, between First St. and Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. Free. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Details: (954) 558-9664 or www.thebigblueandyou.org.
One of only three cities in the western hemisphere to present a map fair, the Miami International Map Fair returns to South Florida for its 18th year. Both earnest collectors and casual buyers can enjoy a vast array of wonderful maps and books. Lecturers include bestselling author Dava Sobel. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Ends Feb. 6. HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler St., Miami. $5 children ages 6-12, $10 adults, $75 weekend participant registration includes lectures, lunch, and Saturday cocktail reception. Registration required. Details: (305) 375-1492 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.historymiami.org.
Explore Miami’s Design District on a walk with local historian Dr. Paul George. See its sites, hear about the contributions of developer Craig Robins and learn about the neighborhood master plan created by Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink, 130 NE 40th St., Miami. $20 members. Others $25. Details: (305) 375-1621 or email@example.com or www.historymiami.com.