Books & Books’ founder/owner Mitchell Kaplan will host a day’s worth of festivities on Saturday, November 3 at the Coral Gables store located at 265 Aragon Avenue to celebrate your locally-run, independently-owned bookstore’s 30th anniversary in our community.
The event is free and open to everyone and includes a 30% off sale at the Gables location, all-day. Children and family activities begin at 11 a.m. and run through 3 p.m. and include live musical performances, costume character photo-ops, giveaways and snacks.
Come back later in the evening from 7-9 p.m. when they will have a street party designed to showcase the select Miami culinary authors that have toured their books through Books & Books and to celebrate their culinary talent.
Participating chefs and friends who will highlight their signature dishes at the party include: Allen Susser, Bernie Matz, Michelle Bernstein, Norman Van Aken, Douglas Rodriguez, Thomas Buckley, Abe Ng, Steve Haas and Cindy Hutson.
Café manager Irving Fields will co-host and help to coordinate the effort. DJ Max Torres will spin music from across the decades for a sampling of free food and drinks – on the house.
Live Music in the Courtyard to follow from 9 p.m.-midnight: Federico Britos Gypsy Jazz Trio with Special Guest Nanami Morikawa