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Prohibition Repeal Party - Coral Gables Woman's Club
Thursday – Prohibition Repeal Party Speakeasy
Get ready to party like it’s 1933 at the historic Coral Gables Woman’s Club to celebrate the repeal of Prohibition on December 5, 1933 with a speakeasy atmosphere. Enjoy complimentary beer, wine and prohibition punch with catered appetizers and delicious desserts, plus an assortment of fine spirits at the luxury tasting bar. Celebrate the repeal of the 19th amendment and the end of prohibition with a Champagne toast.

Watson at GableStage
World Premiere – Watson at GableStage
Based on the life of IBM founder Thomas J. Watson, Sr., this is the story of the Nazi’s use of IBM’s pre-computer technology and the world’s first “personal information” catastrophe — the systematic identification of Jews. In 1937, Watson became the first American to receive the Order of the German Eagle award, one of the highest honors Adolf Hitler ever bestowed on a non-German.

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.

Cheesecake Factory Now Open on Ponce
Cheesecake Factory Now Open on Ponce
Fans of the generous portions and extravagant desserts of the popular Cheesecake Factory franchise restaurant will be pleased to hear of their grand opening in Coral Gables, just south of Miracle Mile on Ponce. With more than 250 menu selections amidst a contemporary décor.

Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash at Actors Playhouse
Ring Of Fire Extended to December 22
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. Performed by five incredible actor/singer/musicians who play 20 different instruments, this exciting musical features the songs “I Walk The Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Ring of Fire,” and more than two dozen classic hits.

The 3B’s and 3 Ballets
Thursday – The 3Bs and Ballets
Frost Faculty artist, Santiago Rodriguez, hailed as a “phenomenal pianist” (The New York Times) and “one of the finest pianists in the world” (The Baltimore Sun), presents a program of major works by the great trinity of classical masters: J.S. Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Johannes Brahms, starting at 7:30pm at Gusman Hall. The concert also includes ballet music by Manuel de Falla, Aram Khachaturian, and Igor Stravinsky’s Three Movements from Petrushka, in the composer’s arrangement for solo piano, originally written for Arthur Rubinstein.

Mark Your Calendar for these Upcoming Events

Tree Lighting at City Hall
Dec 6 – Tree Lighting at City Hall
This family friendly event marks the beginning of the Holiday Season in the City of Coral Gables. Everyone is invited to our Holiday Spectacular on Friday, December 6, from 5 to 10pm in front of City Hall. Santa will arrive on a Fire truck to light up the tree at 7pm followed by live entertainment, food, photos with Santa, carnival rides and games, bounce house, arts and crafts and more.

Villagers’ Annual Holiday House Tour
Dec 7 – Villagers’ Holiday Tour – Inside Out – A South Florida Lifestyle
Make plans to attend the annual Holiday House Tour presented by The Villager’s historical association from 10am to 3pm, featuring five distinctive homes — one each from the 50s, 60s, and 80s — all renovated to accommodate today’s lifestyle, as well as two contemporary custom-built homes.

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