Goodbye Summer. On Saturday with the September Equinox, we turn the page toward the Fall Season. Days and Nights are the same length.

It’s also a signal that the cultural calendar is waxing towards the high season.

Robert and Robin Burr

Saturday — Free Admission to Fairchild Garden on Museum Day
Co-hosted by Smithsonian Magazine, celebrate Museum Day at Fairchild Garden with free admission all day to anyone presenting a museum day ticket. Fairchild has numerous Garden Collections and Exhibits at 10901 Old Cutler Road. Call 305-667-1651.

Saturday – Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas
Jose Antonio Vargas, called “the most famous undocumented immigrant in America,” tackles one of the defining issues of our time in Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen — an explosive and deeply personal call to arms. Meet the author at Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd. Saturday at 8pm. Call 305-442-4408.

Monday – Wine Appreciation Class
Over six Monday evenings, students sample 24 different wines and learn everything about the magic grape — from terroir and varietal, to taste and history. The class ends with a final dinner by Chef Allen Susser that is paired to the wines the class has enjoyed the most. The cost is $135 per person. Books & Books is located at 265 Aragon. Call 305-442-4408.

Tuesday – David Lawrence Jr. – A Dedicated Life
Carefully selected by Mitchell Kaplan for the Books & Books imprint, this inspirational memoir A Dedicated Life comes at a time when people need to be reminded about the importance of serving others and the importance of the role of journalists as truth tellers and bastions of our democracy. Enjoy the program at Temple Judea, 5500 Granada Blvd at 7:30pm.

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