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Redland Heritage Festival discount available for limited time

‘Tis the season to celebrate the annual Redland Heritage Festival and Craft Fair at the Fruit & Spice Park. The event is taking place Saturday, Dec. 4, with activities planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spend the day with family and friends at the Redland Heritage Festival and enjoy the nice Miami weather while …

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Free movie for the 40+ crowd in Coral Gables

Coral Gables Commissioner Kirk Menendez invites residents 40+ to a screening of a comedy classic at the Coral Gables Art Cinema. Tickets are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Adult Activity Center or through online registration. Afternoon at the Cinema feature: “Blazing Saddles,” at 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28. Tickets are …

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Restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day in South Florida

We can all recall, not too long ago, one could drive from Miami to West Palm Beach searching for an open eatery on Thanksgiving Day only to discover there were none. Now, there are many restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Miami, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Thankfully, that was then, this is now, and … …

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Santa’s Parade of the Elves marches in South Miami

Santa’s Parade of the Elves in South Miami officially kicks off the holiday season! Presented annually by the South Miami Parks & Recreation Department, this popular and festive event is happening Sunday, Dec. 4. Once picked as “Best Small-Town Parade” by the Miami New Times, the event along Sunset Drive has become a South Miami …

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Buy Chipotle Mexican Grill gift card, get buy-one-get-one free entrée

Gift card bonuses always stretch your holiday dollars, especially when they’re this big and shiny.  Image: Chipotle Mexican Grill Chipotle Mexican Grill has your gift-giving needs all wrapped up for the burrito lovers (including yourself!) on your holiday to-do list. The popular fast-casual Mexican restaurant is serving up delicious deal, when you buy a gift …

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Free Pinecrest Gardens arts festival to feature fine arts, food & fun

The Pinecrest Gardens Fine Arts Festival will feature the work of dozens of artists, in all types of mediums, on Jan. 22-23, 2022. The two-day event, set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., traditionally has always offered a great selection of food, live music and activities for the entire family. Given that Pinecrest Gardens is …

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Free and cheap EcoAdventures at Miami parks

Now that the evenings are little cooler, many folks like to spend more time outdoors, in nature. And if you are the eco-adventurous type who enjoys daytime birdwatching, owl walks and nature trails or campfires and night hikes, here is a list of some of the best that Miami-Dade Parks have to offer: Campfire and …

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Free Ukrainian Christmas Traditions concert and event

Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church will present a free “Ukrainian Christmas Traditions” concert featuring The Ukrainian Dancers of Miami on Dec. 3 starting at 3 p.m. The event will begin at 3 p.m. with a tour of the church. That will be followed by a sample “Holy Supper” table in the Parish Hall …

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Thanksgiving meals can be pre-ordered, but time’s running out!

When we were growing up, Turkey Day meant going to Grandma’s house to enjoy a meal she spent days preparing and hours cooking, followed by even more hours cleaning up afterward. Times have changed and so have we.  Preparing a holiday meal is a lot of work. Some years, it just makes sense to skip …

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Want holiday music? Watch free school caroling competition

The Merrick Festival Caroling Competition, featuring choirs from South Florida middle schools and high schools, is back for 2022. And you can watch the performances free of charge, from Nov. 30 through Dec. 6, 2022, at 550 Biltmore Way in Coral Gables. This year’s event is called “Rejoice in the Voice.” Here is the schedule: …

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Florida Grand Opera ‘Songfest’ in Dade and Broward

This SongFest presented by the Florida Grand Opera Studio Artists will explore a wide selection of 20th- and 21st-Century opera and give examples of harmonic structure and melody that exists in new music. You will be surprised that some of your favorite arias were written after 1900. Miami tickets to SongFest: Saturday, Nov 19, at …

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