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Gem, jewelry, mineral, and fossil show in Miami

The Miami Mineralogical And Lapidary Guild (MMLG) is holding a Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, and Fossil Show on Saturday and Sunday Dec 3-4 at Evelyn Greer Park, 8200 SW 124th Street in the Village of Pinecrest, just south of Miami, one block off US 1 with plenty of free parking. Saturday, Dec. 3: 10 a.m. to …

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Deering Estate: Enjoy vintage holiday decor in South Dade

Beautiful Deering Estate lights up for the holidays with a variety of activities. From November to January, the estate, at 16701 SW 72nd Ave., is decked out in special vintage decor. Historic Holiday Decor: A Jazzy Holiday at Deering Estate Daily, from Nov. 25-Jan. 6, 2023 10 a.m.-5 p.m., gates close at 4 p.m.(except Dec. …

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Night hike and campfire at Deering Estate

The Deering Estate sits atop the geological formation known as the Miami Rock Ridge, most prominent and visible in southern Miami-Dade County. During the day, it offers eco adventures like birding and nature walks but what really is special when the sun goes down are the seasonal night hikes and campfire evenings among the tropical …

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Monthly moon viewings at Deering Estate

Moon Over Miami The famous song that Ray Charles sang takes on new meaning when you add a telescope to the scene with a backdrop of the historic Deering Estate.  Enjoying the view of the moon from the Estate’s front lawn is a recurring monthly event, but it’s also a a bring-your-own-binoculars or telescope (BYOT) …

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Free transportation in and around Miami

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. If you’re good with a map, you can piece a few of these routes together and go from city to city easily.  (Hint: We need an app for that!) Please note that I …

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