Free Homestead Eco-Fair


Getting in touch with nature and realizing the importance it plays in being eco-conscious, the free Homestead Eco-Fair takes place Saturday, Feb. 7, from noon to 3 p.m. at Losner Park. The event focuses on presentations that teach about the importance of the South Florida ecosystems including organic cooking demonstrations, nature photography tours and workshops and interactive displays […]

Free open mic night and spoken word performance


Arab-American spoken word poet Andrea Assaf ends his week-long residency at Tigertail Miami SpeakOut spoken word with two weekend events Thursday, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. at Miami Beach Botanical Garden and Friday, Feb. 6, at 8 p.m. at The Betsy Hotel. On Thursday he will host the SpeakOut open mic and slam event for LGBTQ […]

Pinecrest Chili Cook-off $5


Chili cook-off competitions can get a bit heated (pun intended), especially when you mix pros and novices. More than a dozen contestants will compete Friday, Feb. 7, from noon to 4 p.m. during the third annual Pinecrest Chili-Cook-off at Pinecrest Gardens. They’ll be vying for the top prize in the categories of chili, chili verde and salsa. […]

3 great Miami happy hours


Happy Hours are famous around Miami, and there are always new ones popping up. Being the late night city we are, we even have some at non-traditional happy hour times. Here are three great Miami happy hours: Batch Late Night Happy Hour: Every Friday and Saturday night from midnight to 5 a.m. Batch Gastropub in the Brickell […]

Free wine tastings and samplings at The Fresh Market


The Fresh Market specialty grocery stores in Miami Beach and Coconut Grove are hosting weekly weekend wine tastings and samplings through early February. Here’s your chance to come in and sample local items and The Fresh Market’s exclusive wines. Here are the upcoming events: Eat Local Sampling Event Saturday, Jan. 24, and Sunday, Jan. 25, from 1-4 […]

Free Movies Under the Stars series


Making its mark on the cultural scene, the Arts + Entertainment District is the host site for a free outdoor movie series at CANVAS in the downtown Miami district. Here’s the upcoming schedule: Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. “Cafe de Flore,” a Canadian film by director Jean-Marc Vallée. Refreshments provided by Whole Foods and complimentary wine from […]

Free Bonfire Under the Moonlight music event


Making its mark on the cultural scene, the Arts + Entertainment District is the host site for a free monthly music series at CANVAS in the Downtown Miami district. The event, which begins at 7 p.m., includes complimentary ‘smores by the “campfire,” PBR beer and Ms. Cheezious food truck gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches for sale. The next performance […]