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Free Halloween concert for the whole family

The Alhambra Orchestra will go live this year with its 14th Spooky Symphony Halloween concert. The kid-friendly concert will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022, at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium. Presented in collaboration with the Greater Miami Youth Symphony and The Children’s Trust, the Spooky Symphony is a free, one-hour performance of “macabre masterpieces …

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Hispanic Heritage celebrations

This year’s Hispanic Heritage Month is from Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2022 – and we’ve got some activities rounded up so you can mark the occasion. The monthlong celebration honors the rich and diverse Hispanic culture.   Whether you’re out and about or are still staying at home, there are several ways you can participate.  We may …

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Viernes Culturales in Little Havana: Music, art & FREE walking tour!

Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays) is a South Florida tradition. This free arts and music festival typically takes place on the third Friday of each month on Calle Ocho, in the heart of Little Havana.  Every month, enjoy music in Domino Plaza, as well as works by local artists and artisans. There’s even a free Little …

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Touring vintage Miami’s historic buildings

Despite Miami-Dade County’s modernization, historic buildings can still be found throughout the region. Look closely and these buildings have stories to tell. Map out your route and take a drive to these points of interest. They provide a history lesson via architectural design and structure. By no means is this a comprehensive list, but we …

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Free United First Responders Musicfest set for Saturday

For one special day, heroes are joining together and using the universal language of music to unite the community at the United First Responders Musicfest.  This special free event is taking place Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in beautiful Regatta Park, 3500 Pan American Drive in Coconut Grove – bringing together “musicians, who are presently active …

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Get ready! Check out free & cheap things to do on a Friday in Miami

Is it Friday yet? If you’re ready to enjoy that fabulous day that ushers in the weekend – but you don’t want to break the bank – we’ve got you covered! We’ve done the research and rounded up the ways you can enjoy a Friday in Miami for free or on the cheap. Make sure …

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Free Shakespeare in the Park

According to festival organizers, 2021 dates are still TBD. Florida Shakespeare Theater presents Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” at various locations around Miami. Jan. 3-5 at the North Beach Bandshell. Admission is free. Shows on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m. Outside food and beverage and pets not permitted. Food for sale on site. …

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Free NYE Extravaganza at Ball & Chain in Little Havana

  Ball & Chain, Calle Ocho’s hot music spot, is hosting a NYE Extravaganza party kicking off at 8 pm on Dec. 31. Free admission to hear Pepe Montes and his Conjunto at 10 pm in the main room. Other music being played there: VIP ticket holders can purchase tickets and tables to hear Tito Puente Jr. …

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