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Shop for fresh produce, prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor and other items from South Florida vendors, farmers and artisans at the many farmers’ markets and vendor fairs in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. The South Florida farmers markets and vendor fairs often include opportunities for extra fun and entertainment like yoga, live music, …

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Taking an entire family to a museum can run into the three figures. But military families can get a big break thanks to Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense. The program offers FREE admission to more than 2,000 museums across America …

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Yes, there really are free transportation options in and around Miami. Miami-Dade County’s public transportation may still need much improvement, but several options are free.  UPDATE: MetroConnect now provides free ride-share service around Miami-Dade County that easily connects you to Metrobus, Metrorail and takes you where you need around town. More details can be found here. …

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The South Florida Bluegrass Association offers a free bluegrass festival and acoustic jam on the first Sunday of the month at Greynolds Park, 18501 NE 22nd Ave., North Miami Beach. The 2024 dates are: May 5; June 2; July 7; Aug. 4; Sept. 1; Oct. 6; Nov. 3 and Dec. 1. Musicians in attendance at …

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Are you a fan of cosplay or a collector of memorabilia of the pop culture phenomena? Then,  Beyond Comicon is for you: When: Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Marjorie and William McDonald Center, 17051 NE 19th Ave., North Miami Beach Cost: Free admission; vendor prices vary Don your superhero garb and …

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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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