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Great Gables Events – weekend of January 3

Greetings,

Happy New Year!

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.

Thanks to our Great Gables sponsors for helping us bring this weekly email newsletter to our friends in Coral Gables and beyond.

Robert and Robin Burr


 

William and Mary Brickell - The Australian Connection
Sunday – William and Mary Brickell – The Australian Connection
Historian Cesar Becerra offers a glimpse of the early days of William and Mary Brickell, starting at 2pm at the Coral Gables Museum. Before the trading post. Before the Avenue. Before the Banks. William had to meet Mary and Mary had to meet William. They did so in a far off continent that had just sounded the alarm that gold had been found. This presentation is free and open to the public. http://www.mpnod.org/events/william-and-mary-brickell-the-australian-connection/

 

Giralda Under The Stars
First Friday – Giralda Under The Stars
Make plans to attend Giralda Under the Stars the First Friday of every month for a delightful al fresco dining experience at Giralda Plaza, with live entertainment, starting at 7pm.

 

First Friday Gallery Night in Coral Gables
First Friday Gallery Night
Join your friends in Coral Gables to celebrate First Friday Gallery Night every month, a chance to visit the art galleries and stroll around town. Stop for a bite, have a drink, peruse the artworks and enjoy the ambience of Coral Gables fabulous pedestrian amenities.

 

Little Women at Gables Cinema
Little Women at Gables Cinema
Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig’s take, the beloved story of the March sisters — four young women each determined to live life on her own terms — is both timeless and timely. Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth March, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, with Timothée Chalamet as their neighbor Laurie, Laura Dern as Marmee, and Meryl Streep as Aunt March. http://www.gablescinema.com/events/little-women/

 

NightGarden an enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment at Fairchild Garden
The NightGarden at Fairchild
NightGarden is an enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment at Fairchild Garden where the wise-talking tree, flying fairies, holographic butterflies and floating orchids throughout multiple acres of dazzling magic come to life. Topping the experience is a delightful selection from some of Miami’s best restaurants. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/the-nightgarden-at-fairchild-85

 


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The Amazing Adventures of Alvin Allegretto: An Opera for Kids
Jan 12 – The Amazing Adventures of Alvin Allegretto: An Opera for Kids
What’s Wrong With Alvin? In the town of Harmony, everybody sings… everybody, that is, except Alvin Allegretto. His parents take him to see one expert after another to find a cure for his strange condition, to no avail. Eventually Alvin, with the help of the audience, helps us understand that everyone needs their own song. https://www.orchestramiami.org/alvin-allegretto

 

Peter X Wendy at Area Stage
Starts Jan 17 – Peter X Wendy at Area Stage
This world premiere production is penned by ASC’s very own Associate Artistic Director, Giancarlo Rodaz. All children, except one, grow up. The world premiere of Area Stage’s Peter X Wendy is an exciting and action packed new adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s timeless tale that stays true to the original book’s powerful and mischievous story. Peter X Wendy is a dark and modern fairytale about a cocky young boy who spends his never-ending childhood on the island of Neverland, and his adventure with the ordinary girl Wendy Darling and her brothers. Playing January 17 to February 2. https://www.areastagecompany.com/peterandwendy

 

Ordinary Americans at GableStage
Starts Jan 18 – Ordinary Americans at GableStage
Written by Joseph McDonough, enjoy this World Premiere Co-Production with Palm Beach Dramaworks runing through February 16. In the early 1950s, Gertrude Berg and Phillip Loeb, the pioneering stars of television’s groundbreaking sitcom, The Goldbergs, heroically struggle to save their show, their careers, and their friendship in the face of McCarthyism, anti-semitism, and the political climate of the country. Based on actual events, Ordinary Americans reveals the double-edged sword between speaking out and staying silent. http://www.gablestage.org

 

Beaux Arts Festival at University of Miami
Jan 18-19 – Beaux Arts Festival at University of Miami
Enjoy this world-class juried fine arts show featuring art, crafts and a variety of media from more than 300 exhibitors on the University of Miami campus, from 10am to 5pm on the grounds of the University of Miami adjacent to the Lowe Art Museum. Live music and other free entertainment, children’s art experiences, fabulous dining options, and free admission all weekend to the Lowe Art Museum. https://beauxartsmiami.org/festival-of-art/

 

Mamma Mia at Miracle Theatre
Starts Jan 22 – Mamma Mia at Miracle Theatre
Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show. This sunny and funny tale follows the story of a young woman’s search for her birth father on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers, told through the story telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs, propel this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship into one of the most unforgettable musicals of all time.
https://tickets.actorsplayhouse.org/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent909.html

 

6th Annual Children's Festival
Jan 25 – 6th Annual Children’s Festival
The Coral Gables Woman’s Club invites all families and children to attend their 6th Annual Children’s Festival from 11am to 3pm with many activities for the children to participate, including water and fire safety, arts & crafts, face painting, yoga for kids, melanoma and poison control information, mobile library and much more. For the first time ever, “The Butterfly Encounter” will have a tent with over 100 butterflies and educational information about the life cycle of a butterfly. https://www.gfwccoralgableswomansclub.org/events

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Great Gables Events – weekend of December 27

Greetings,

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

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.

Thanks to our Great Gables sponsors for helping us bring this weekly email newsletter to our friends in Coral Gables and beyond.

Robert and Robin Burr


Little Women at Gables Cinema
Little Women at Gables Cinema
Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig’s take, the beloved story of the March sisters — four young women each determined to live life on her own terms — is both timeless and timely. Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth March, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, with Timothée Chalamet as their neighbor Laurie, Laura Dern as Marmee, and Meryl Streep as Aunt March. http://www.gablescinema.com/events/little-women/

NightGarden an enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment at Fairchild Garden
The NightGarden at Fairchild
NightGarden is an enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment at Fairchild Garden where the wise-talking tree, flying fairies, holographic butterflies and floating orchids throughout multiple acres of dazzling magic come to life. Topping the experience is a delightful selection from some of Miami’s best restaurants. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/the-nightgarden-at-fairchild-85


 

Mark Your Calendar for these Upcoming Events

 

Giralda Under The Stars
First Friday – Giralda Under The Stars
Make plans to attend Giralda Under the Stars the First Friday of every month for a delightful al fresco dining experience at Giralda Plaza, with live entertainment, starting at 7pm.

Ordinary Americans at GableStage
Starts Jan 18 – Ordinary Americans at GableStage
Written by Joseph McDonough, enjoy this World Premiere Co-Production with Palm Beach Dramaworks runing through February 16. In the early 1950s, Gertrude Berg and Phillip Loeb, the pioneering stars of television’s groundbreaking sitcom, The Goldbergs, heroically struggle to save their show, their careers, and their friendship in the face of McCarthyism, anti-semitism, and the political climate of the country. Based on actual events, Ordinary Americans reveals the double-edged sword between speaking out and staying silent. http://www.gablestage.org

Mamma Mia at Miracle Theatre
Starts Jan 22 – Mamma Mia at Miracle Theatre
Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show. This sunny and funny tale follows the story of a young woman’s search for her birth father on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers, told through the story telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs, propel this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship into one of the most unforgettable musicals of all time.
https://tickets.actorsplayhouse.org/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent909.html

click to see the entire events list…

The Great Gables Events Calendar

Click on the calendar or use this link to see the complete listing of all Great Gables Events in the coming days.

Great Gables Events email newsletter

Join more than 9,000 readers in Coral Gables who want to stay informed of all the latest Great Gables Events.

Great Gables Events – weekend of December 20

Greetings,

Happy Holidays!

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.

Thanks to our Great Gables sponsors for helping us bring this weekly email newsletter to our friends in Coral Gables and beyond.

Robert and Robin Burr


A Seraphic Fire Christmas
Friday – Seraphic Fire Christmas
Enjoy the incomparable voices of Seraphic Fire resounding in carols, ancient and modern, in this new Christmas program starting at 7:30pm at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. Seraphic Fire explores the songs of the angels, including Gregorian chant, Renaissance motets, English carols and the traditional singing of Silent Night, O Come All Ye Faithful, and Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree. For over a decade, Seraphic Fire’s Christmas concerts have been a South Florida tradition. http://www.seraphicfire.org/performances/tickets/a-seraphic-fire-christmas/


Friday – Sanctuary Of The Arts Opening Weekend
A new arts venue is opening next to the park at city hall. Sanctuary Of The Arts is an artist-led institution created for the purpose of healing, empowering, and uplifting our community. From December 20th to 23rd, the Sanctuary’s lawn “Festival Square,” will come alive with performances and creative activities for all ages, starring with the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday at 5pm. Festival Square will be open until 10pm on Friday and from noon to 10pm Saturday through Monday. The address is 410 Andalusia Ave. Call 305-859-4010. https://www.sanctuaryofthearts.org/

Santa Visits Coral Gables Neighborhoods
This Weekend – Santa Visits Coral Gables Neighborhoods
Santa Claus and his helpers will be riding on a fire truck through the streets of Coral Gables on Saturday and Sunday, December 21 and 22 before heading back to the North Pole. Listen carefully for the holiday sound of the fire truck. https://www.facebook.com/events/799222560524084/

Comedy Dinner Theatre at Duffy's
Thursday – Comedy Dinner Theatre at Duffy’s
Society Circus Players wish you and your loved ones a very Happy Holidays. They are pleased to announce a special Comedy Dinner Theatre Event at Duffy’s Tavern, starting at 7:30pm. The comedy show is completely improvised and unique. https://scpimprov.square.site/

NightGarden an enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment at Fairchild Garden
The NightGarden at Fairchild
NightGarden is an enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment at Fairchild Garden where the wise-talking tree, flying fairies, holographic butterflies and floating orchids throughout multiple acres of dazzling magic come to life. Topping the experience is a delightful selection from some of Miami’s best restaurants. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/the-nightgarden-at-fairchild-85


 

Mark Your Calendar for these Upcoming Events

Little Women at Gables Cinema
Little Women at Gables Cinema
Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig’s take, the beloved story of the March sisters — four young women each determined to live life on her own terms — is both timeless and timely. Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth March, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, with Timothée Chalamet as their neighbor Laurie, Laura Dern as Marmee, and Meryl Streep as Aunt March. http://www.gablescinema.com/events/little-women/

click to see the entire events list…

The Great Gables Events Calendar

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