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Written by Miami Today on November 8, 2012
French Fashion Show features "Extreme Chic," a line of women’s clothing designed by a French designer, and forms part of French Week Miami. 8-10 p.m. City Loft Art Gallery, 2200 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free to attend. Details: www.extremechic.com.
The Deering Estate presents free lecture "Digging Miami" by Robert Carr, executive director of Archaeological and Historical Conservancy. He traces the human heritage of the Miami area from its first inhabitants through the arrival of European settlers and up to the early 20th century. 7 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler auditorium, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Free. Details: (305) 755-7848 or www.deeringestate.org.
Twenty of South Florida’s favorite chefs serve their culinary creations and 20 popular artists unveil their latest masterpieces at the 24th annual Festival of Chefs. Features a silent auction. 7 p.m. Rusty Pelican, 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key. $100. Details: (305) 547-4758 or www.southflorida.easterseals.com.
The 42nd annual Miami International Auto Show exhibits cars, trucks, vans, sport utility vehicles, hybrid and concept cars by international auto manufacturers. Highlights include "Topless in Miami" featuring convertible cars; "Eco Experience" showcasing hybrid and electric cars; "Havana Classics" featuring restored 1950s cars, and more. Times vary. Through Nov. 18. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Free for children under 6. $3 children 6-12. $10 others. Details: www.sfliautoshow.com.