We hope you’ll find this weekly Great Gables Events newsletter informative, entertaining and enlightening. Take a few minutes to look through the calendar listings to find some truly delightful and worthwhile events.
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Saturday – Halloween Haunted Mansion Party
The Coral Gables Woman’s Club presents the Seventh Annual Halloween Haunted Mansion Party with Toxic Treats, Poisonous Eats and Creepy Peeps. Enjoy the Costume Contest, Raffle, and music by DJ Johnny. Doors open at 7:30pm and the party continues until 11pm. Tickets are $50. Proceeds support the Coral Gables Children’s Dental Clinic. RSVP online.
Wednesday – Ring Of Fire Coming Premiere
Actors’ Playhouse presents Ring Of Fire — from the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family — starting October 30 through December 8th. https://www.actorsplayhouse.org/mainstage/
Thursday – Halloween On The Mile
The Business Improvement District of Coral Gables is hosting its annual Halloween on the Mile, featuring an afternoon of trick-or-treating at more than 70 stores along Miracle Mile and special events for the whole family to enjoy – pets included. https://www.facebook.com/events/378221222847443/
Thursday – Haunted House at the Youth Center
Kids: Prepare to be scared at this super-fun and safe Halloween Haunted House event. Enjoy a frightful evening at 405 Haunted House from 6:30 to 10pm — if you dare. Suitable for children ages 5 and older. Tickets: $5. The Coral Gables War Memorial Youth Center is located at 405 University Drive, Call 305-460-5600. https://www.coralgables.com/events/39287/
Thursday – Labyrinth Theme Halloween at JohnMartin’s
A delightful Halloween Party at JohnMartin’s Irish Pub takes on the theme of Labyrinth with Dance Magic Dance, featuring trick or treats, DJ Eazy Eddie from 8pm to midnight, a classic costume contest and a David Bowie Labyrinth costume contest. JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant is located at 253 Miracle Mile. Call 305-445-3777. http://www.JohnMartins.com
Steinway Piano Teacher Recommendations
Interested in piano lessons for yourself or a family member? Looking for a recommendation for a qualified piano teacher in your area? Steinway & Sons have an established network of piano teachers nationwide who teach a variety of musical styles. https://www.steinway.com/education/find-a-music-teacher
Save The Date – for these upcoming events
Nov 1 – Giralda Under The Stars
Starting at 7pm on every first Friday of the month through April, Giralda Plaza and Restaurant Row fills with excitement featuring al fresco dining, live music, spirited tastings and much more. Gather with friends to celebrate the Great Gables Lifestyle at this monthly fête. https://www.shopcoralgables.com/event/giralda-under-the-stars/
Nov 3 – Historian Jeff Blakley at Gables Museum
Jeff Blakley will discuss some of his articles and essays on the history of South Dade. A native of Homestead, since his retirement, Jeff has followed his passion for local history. He is an independent scholar who writes articles for his website, Historic South Dade and volunteers at the Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum, focusing on the history of the area from Goulds down to Florida City. The event starts at 2pm sharp at the Coral Gables Museum. The presentation is free and open to the public. http://www.mpnod.org/events/jeff-blakley-south-dade-history/
Nov 7 to 10 – Miami International Children’s Film Festival
MICFF returns this November in partnership with the prestigious New York International Children’s Film Festival. Culturally rich, entertaining, and inexpensive family fun, the festival returns for four days of highly-acclaimed international cinema for children and families, offering a unique opportunity to cultivate critical appreciation for intelligent films among younger people, while educating and entertaining. Coral Gables Art Cinema is located at 260 Aragon. Call 786-385-9689 or visit the web site for details. http://www.gablescinema.org
Nov 14 – The Mystery Of Edwin Drood at the Ring
Based on the book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes, this hilarious musical whodunit — winner of the Tony Award in 1986 for Best Musical — is loosely based on Charles Dickens’ famous unfinished novel. Taking audience participation to new heights, you directly affect the play’s outcome by voting for whomever you think murdered the unfortunate young Edwin Drood. Starting November 14th until the 23rd. https://ring-theatre.as.miami.edu/current-season/index.html
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