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Great Gables Events – weekend of March 22

Greetings,

Spring is here and the weather is delightful. Peruse our list of events to find something for everyone – and make plans to gather with family and friends in the City Beautiful to enjoy these Great Gables Events.

Robert and Robin Burr


National Orchid Garden at Fairchild
Fairchild’s National Orchid Garden contains the largest public outdoor display of tropical orchids in the United States. The 8-acre display integrates with Fairchild’s current landscapes, and includes orchids from Fairchild’s historic collection — donated by the venerable American Orchid Society. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/

Saturday – Last Farmer’s Markets
This weekend and next mark the end of the seasonal Farmer’s Market at City Hall on Saturdays. Don’t miss the last opportunities to visit and enjoy the fresh produce, home-made meals, activities and outdoor presentations.

Saturday – 50 Years for Coral Gables Branch Library
The Coral Gables Branch Library is celebrating its 50th anniversary on March 23. Its original foundation and construction predates 1927, when the Coral Gables Woman’s Club established a book lending program and reading room for the newly founded City Beautiful. https://www.coralgables.com/news/coral-gables-library-celebrates-its-50th-anniversary

Wednesday – Bulla Celebrates National Paella Day
Celebrate National Paella Day on March 27th with Bulla Gastrobar as you vicariously travel to Spain in honor of the national holiday by sipping on Red Sangria for $5 all day long and enjoying Paella samplings al fresco on the patio. http://www.gablesguide.com/event/bulla-celebrates-national-paella-day/

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Great Gables Events – weekend of March 15

Greetings,

So many fine events on the horizon. Music lovers have a plethora of fine performances to enjoy in the coming days. There’s plenty of fun events for the kids as well.

Take a few minutes, if you will, to appreciate the depth and breath of cultural offerings in the City Beautiful. We are blessed beyond measure with the following Great Gables Events.

Robert and Robin Burr


St. Patrick’s Celebrations at JohnMartin’s
Shake your shamrock on St. Patrick’s Weekend at JohnMartin’s Irish Pub & Restaurant’s 29th annual Celtic celebration on Sunday, March 17. The iconic Coral Gables pub will be hosting a variety of Irish-themed St. Patrick’s Day activities for everyone to enjoy from noon to 2am. http://www.JohnMartins.com

Memphis The Musical at Miracle Theatre
Inspired by actual events, Memphis follows the story of Huey Calhoun, a fictitious white radio DJ who was one of the first to play black music in 1950s Memphis, and Felicia, a black club singer who is hoping for her big break. Filled with laughter, soaring emotion, forbidden love, irresistible dancing, rhythm and blues, and roof raising rock ‘n’ roll, this winner of four Tony Awards. http://www.actorsplayhouse.org/

The Children at GableStage
Lucy Kirkwood’s acclaimed play comes to GableStage. In a remote cottage on the lonely British coast, Hazel and Robin, a couple of retired nuclear engineers, are living a very quiet life. Outside, the world is in utter chaos following a devastating series of events. When an old friend turns up at their door, they’re shocked to discover the real reason for her visit. http://www.gablestage.org/

Green Day Presents American Idiot
Based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album American Idiot, this high-octane show boldly takes the American musical where it’s never gone before. American Idiot includes every song from Green Day’s namesake album, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown. https://www.areastagecompany.com/

Friday – Miracle Mile Unplugged
Every Friday evening, enjoy live music performances from 7 to 10pm on each block of Miracle Mile, brought to you free by the City of Coral Gables and the Business Improvement District. Scheduled to perform: Andrew Peal, Justine Garcia, Baby B Strings solo, Jorgie and Trace.

Saturday – aka Hamlet at the Museum
GableStage at the Biltmore, in association with What If Works, Inc. presents aka Hamlet, based on William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, written and directed by Phillip M. Church, starting at 8pm at the Coral Gables Museum. Admission is free and suitable for all ages. The Coral Gables Museum is located at 285 Aragon. Call 305-603-8067. http://www.coralgablesmuseum.org

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Great Gables Events – weekend of March 8

Greetings,

Pleasant temperatures remain, with cool evenings that entice a walk along Miracle Mile, or Giralda Plaza, where people love to meet up with family and friends for good times in Coral Gables.

Don’t forget to Spring Forward on Sunday, March 10 at 2am — set your clocks ahead late Saturday night or early Sunday morning to Daylight Saving Time.

We hope the following list of Great Gables Events will offer some delightful ideas and opportunities to enjoy our little city in the coming days.

Robert and Robin Burr


Orchid Festival at Fairchild March 8-10
Make plans to attend the 17th annual Orchid Festival weekend at Fairchild Garden, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am to 4:30pm where more than 10,000 orchid plants will grace the Garden during the three-day festival, plus lectures, food vendors and much more. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/orchid-festival-at-fairchild

Saturday – St. Patrick’s Day At Ponce Circle
The South Florida Emerald Society’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival returns to Fred B. Hartnett Ponce Circle Park on Saturday, March 9th, from noon to 6pm with music, food, drinks and all kinds of family fun activities. http://www.emeraldsocietysfl.com/Festival.html

Saturday – 80th Birthday for Historic Police and Fire Station
The Museum is the site of Coral Gables’ Old Police and Fire station, now turning 80 years old. Come celebrate this milestone for this historic building with the Coral Gables Police and Fire Department from 2 to 5pm. All day long, kids can explore first-response vehicles and the whole family can participate in themed crafts, enjoy interactive activities and more. The Coral Gables Museum is located at 285 Aragon. Call 305-603-8067. http://coralgablesmuseum.org/

Tuesday – Taylor Jenkins Reid – Daisy Jones And The Six
A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup. The novel is now in production as a tv series. Meet the author at Books & Books, 265 Aragon at 8pm. Call 305-442-4408. http://www.booksandbooks.com

Making House Calls: The First Pediatric Clinic in Coral Gables
This new exhibition at Gables Museum tells the story of “Physicians to Children,” the first pediatric clinic in Coral Gables founded by Dr. Warren Quillian in 1926. Through a series of documents, photographs and objects among which are original pills, surgical tools and microscopes, the public will be able to trace not only the history of this important lineage of local doctors, but also learn about the history of medical equipment. The Coral Gables Museum is located at 285 Aragon. Call 305-603-8067. http://coralgablesmuseum.org/

Caribbee Club: I heART Miami
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, and the Coral Gables Museum will celebrate it with the exhibition I heART Miami that gathers the work of artists with developmental disabilities. This is an art collaboration project between Adult Day Training Centers in our community. The Coral Gables Museum is located at 285 Aragon. Call 305-603-8067. http://coralgablesmuseum.org/

Plan Ahead: March 15 to 17 St. Patrick’s Day at JohnMartin’s
Shake your shamrock next St. Patrick’s Weekend at JohnMartin’s Irish Pub & Restaurant’s 29th annual Celtic celebration on Sunday, March 17. The iconic Coral Gables pub will be hosting a variety of Irish-themed St. Patrick’s Day activities for everyone to enjoy from noon to 2am. http://www.JohnMartins.com

Recycling Update: No cardboard in trash piles
You’re required to flatten your cardboard boxes and place them inside or next to your recycling container for pick up. Residents can no longer place cardboard boxes on any trash piles on the swales. The city will recycle cardboard from now on. https://www.coralgables.com/recycling

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