Free bike tour through Coconut Grove

C Grove treePedal your way through the tree-lined streets of historic Coconut Grove on a free bike tour led by Frank Schena, naturalist and owner of Royal Palm Tours of Miami.  Titled “Elegant, Charming and Eclectic: The Homes of Coconut Grove” the tour is Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. beginning at Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Dr., Coconut Grove. Ride through the green, verdant lanes of the Grove, viewing historic homes colorful wildlife and lush tropical foliage. It’s part history lesson as Schena talks about the style of homes in the area including Florida Vernacular and Mediterranean Revival along with quirky cottages.

Participants are encouraged to arrive by 8:50, bring water and sunscreen. Pre-registration is required; click here to register. Call 786-346-3356 for more info.