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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. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/repeal-day-the-end-of-prohibition-tickets-79424776645
Friday – 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. https://www.coralgables.com/events/39288/
Saturday – 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. http://www.thevillagersinc.org
Saturday – GableStage Celebrates 22 Years
Enjoy cocktails, dinner, music, a silent auction, and a dramatic presentation as GableStage celebrates 22 years in Coral Gables with a special fundraiser event at UM’s Newman Alumni Center starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are $250 and can be ordered online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gala-celebrating-22-years-of-gablestage-tickets-68741348223
The Aeronauts in 70mm
In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. But they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a struggle for survival. http://www.gablescinema.com/events/the-aeronauts/
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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Dec 13 – A 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 First United Methodist. 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. https://www.seraphicfire.org/
Dec 14 – Coral Express On The Mile
Bring the family to McBride Plaza on Miracle Mile for fun holiday activities from 2 to 10pm, from arts and crafts to ugly sweater contests, plus tasty treats, a magical performance, storytime with Mrs. Claus, holiday caroling, free trolley rides and the screening of a holiday film — Elf. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coral-express-at-mcbride-plaza-tickets-80341199691
Dec 17 – The Man Who Invented Christmas
The magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (the indomitable Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and all the classic characters from A Christmas Carol, receives an elegantly appointed update courtesy of executive producer (Miami’s own) Mitchell Kaplan. Directed by Bharat Nalluri (Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day), The Man Who Invented Christmas shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens, the beast in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast) mixed real-life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today. http://www.gablescinema.com/events/the-man-who-invented-christmas/
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