Enjoy the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day weekend and the main event on Tuesday.
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This Weekend – Orchid Garden at Fairchild
It’s Orchid Garden weekend with a plethora of activities for orchid enthusiasts at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden from 9:30 am to 4:40pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/Orchid-Garden
Friday – Northern Lights: Music of Scandinavia
The chill of ice and radiance of the northern lights are palpable in this Seraphic Fire concert of choral music from Scandinavia conducted by Ragnar Bohlin, director of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, founder of the professional choir Cappella SF and guest conductor of the Swedish Radio Choir. With fresh harmonies, pulsing rhythm and fantastical choral effects, the Scandinavian choral tradition is an exciting discovery. http://www.seraphicfire.org/northernlights
Friday – Beethoven in the Banyan Bowl
Beethoven is Back at the banyan Bowl, starting at 8pm. Orchestra Miami’s annual series of free outdoor concerts Beethoven on the Beach “Pastorale” features Beethoven’s atmospheric and beautiful Symphony N. 6 in F Major, Op. 68. Also on the program is celebrated Chilean violinist Francisca Mendoza performing Tchaikovsky’s iconic Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 55. https://www.orchestramiami.org/
Saturday – Farmers’ Market at City Hall
Meet up with friends at City Hall on Saturdays for the Coral Gables Farmers’ Market from 8am to 2pm. Enjoy fresh Florida produce, free Tai Chi classes, prepared goods, baked goods, gardening workshops, cooking demonstrations, flowers and plants, children’s activities and more. https://www.coralgables.com/farmers-market-at-merrick-park
Monday – Ashley Pezzotti Quartet at Open Stage
Enjoy a performance by the Ashley Pezzotti Quartet at Open Stage starting at 8pm. Born in Queens, New York, vocalist and composer Ashley Pezzotti began taking classical voice lessons at only 4 years old, and in 2018 she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music with a full tuition scholarship. http://openstageclub.com/event-page.php?eid=2068
Tuesday – JohnMartin’s Pub – St. Patrick’s Day Festivities
The big day, St. Patrick’s Day — Tuesday, March, 17th — will host the only Official St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at JohnMartin’s Irish Pub. This day will consist of a fully immersive Irish cultural experience with a bagpiper and JohnMartin’s own Dainfamous DJQ providing music all day starting at noon. http://www.JohnMartins.com
Wednesday – Actors’ Playhouse Camelot at Miracle Theatre
The legendary love triangle of King Arthur, Guenevere and Sir Lancelot leaps from the pages of T.H. White’s novel Lerner and Loewe’s award-winning musical. Its Original Broadway Cast Album topped the charts for 60 weeks, with a rich score boasting such gems as “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “I Loved You Once in Silence,” “The Lusty Month of May,” and of course, “Camelot.” This unique, newly revised version focused directly on the leading characters and the classic Arthurian legend reinvents the famous duo’s fantastical masterpiece. http://www.actorsplayhouse.org
Miami Film Festival at Gables Cinema
The Miami Film Festival is considered the preeminent film festival for showcasing Ibero-American cinema in the U.S., and a major launch pad for international and documentary cinema. https://miamifilmfestival.com/
Landmark Theatres at Shops of Merrick Park
Enjoy this high-end luxury cinema, featuring large screens and luxury leather seats, screening new releases as well as independent, foreign and avant-garde flicks. Now playing: Emma; Onward; Call Of The Wild; The Invisible Man; 1917; Parasite. Call 786-574-4116. https://www.landmarktheatres.com/miami/the-landmark-at-merrick-park
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