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Greetings,

With Halloween in the rear view mirror and Thanksgiving looming on the horizon, the holiday spirit begins to pervade our cultural calendar.

Here’s wishing a wonderful week to one and all. We hope the following list of Great Gables Events will help you plan some quality time with family and friends and our little city.

Robert and Robin Burr


Children’s Film Festival at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaPresented by the Coral Gables Art Cinema, the Miami International Children’s Film Festival returns November 3 to 5 with a three day run of highly acclaimed international cinema for children and families, featuring over 33 short and feature length films, with several Florida and Miami premieres. http://www.gablescinema.com/festivals/micff-2017/

First Friday Gallery Night
First Friday Gallery NightCheck the calendar for plenty of fine opportunities on First Friday Gallery Night at the museum, the book store, the cinema, the art galleries and more as Coral Gables celebrate the First Friday with a fantastic array of cultural opportunities. Enjoy the good weather as you stroll around the city.

Giralda Under The Stars Returns
Giralda Plaza - Coral Gables Restaurant RowEnjoy the return of Giralda Under The Stars on the newly remodeled Giradla Plaza between Ponce and Galiano starting at 7pm. On the first Friday of every month until April, the plaza will be bustling with al fresco dining and live entertainment — a delightful way to enjoy an evening in Coral Gables. http://www.shopcoralgables.com/blog/2017/10/26/giralda-stars-back/

Last Curtain: The Humans at GableStage
GableStage TheatreEnjoy an uproarious, hopeful, and heartbreaking play that takes place over the course of a family dinner on Thanksgiving. Our modern age of anxiety is keenly observed with humor and compassion in this new American classic. The final performance is Sunday at 7pm. GableStage is located at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave. Call 305-445-1119. http://www.gablestage.org

Winter Wine Appreciation Class
Wine TastingsWine enthusiasts will want to participate in Patrick Alexander’s 6 week, 12 hour Winter Wine Appreciation Class at Books & Books, starting on Monday, November 6th at 6pm. An intense six week (12 Hour) program designed for anyone who enjoys wine. Each 2-hour class is held on Monday evenings after work between 6 and 8pm. Contact Jonah Kaplan at The Cafe at Books & Books to confirm the dates and to reserve your place. The $299 fee covers 12 hours of lectures, 24 different wines, all class materials and a four course wine-pairing dinner specially prepared by Chef Allen. Send email to: Jonah@booksandbooks.com

Getting Ahead of the Wrecking Ball – Nov 10
Coral Gables MuseumThe Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables and The Villagers present Getting Ahead of the Wrecking Ball, a half-day workshop to show citizens how they can be pro-active in protecting historic places. The event takes place Friday, November 10, 2017 from 8:30am to 1pm at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue. Learn: How To Be Alert for Potentially Endangered Sites; Designation, What It Means, Who Can Designate Historic Properties; and How Citizen Surveys and Recording Places of Interest. This event is free, including lunch, with pre-registration by sending email to: macbirch@aol.com. Without registration, the cost is $25. http://coralgablesmuseum.org/event/workshop-getting-ahead-wrecking-ball/

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