Greetings,

Happy Thanksgiving!

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.

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Robert and Robin Burr

Juan Roberto Diago: 20 Years of Creation
A solo exhibition of works by gallery-represented Contemporary Cuban artist Juan Roberto Diago. Diago's bold work embodies the Afro-Cuban experience and examines themes of marginalization and ancestry. Cernuda Arte Gallery is located at 3155 Ponce. Call 305-461-1050. http://www.cernudaarte.com/exhibitions/juan-roberto-diago-20-years-of-creation/

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 18th amendment and the end of prohibition with a Champagne toast, live music and period costumes. This event raises funds for the children's dental clinic. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/repeal-day-the-end-of-prohibition-tickets-79424776645

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. http://www.gablestage.org

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

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. https://www.thecheesecakefactory.com/

Ring Of Fire at Actors' Playhouse
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. https://www.actorsplayhouse.org/mainstage/

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. https://ci.ovationtix.com/1811/performance/10446074

for these upcoming events

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. https://www.coralgables.com/events/39288/

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. https://thevillagersinc.org/house-tour-3/

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Thursday, November 28


Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantThursday, November 28, 2019
4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy half-off all well drinks, house wine and draft beer at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm), as long as all ten guests arrive before 6:30pm. More information

Bar 50 Happy Hour at the Hyatt
Bar 50 Happy Hour at the HyattThursday, November 28, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Hyatt Regency Hotel, 50 Alhambra Plaza
Be a part of the action at Bar 50's famous Happy Hour, located inside the Hyatt Regency Coral Gables Hotel, nightly from 4 to 8pm. Locals and guests alike indulge in traditional Spanish dishes with bold Miami flavors while enjoying the surrounding décor that embraces the Mediterranean culture of the area. More information

Noche Latina at Zucca
Zucca Restaurant, Coral GablesThursday, November 28, 2019
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Zucca, 162 Alcazar Ave
Enjoy a lively night with live music from Luis Bofill and Guarachamos paired with soul-satisfying, authentic Italian cuisine, fine wines and craft cocktails, on Thursdays from 7 to 11pm at Zucca. More information

Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreThursday, November 28, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
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. More information

World Premiere - Watson at GableStage
GableStage TheatreThursday, November 28, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
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. More information

Cernuda Arte - Recent Arrivals At The Gallery

Friday, November 29


Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantFriday, November 29, 2019
4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy half-off all well drinks, house wine and draft beer at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm), as long as all ten guests arrive before 6:30pm. More information

The NightGarden at Fairchild
NightGarden at FairchildFriday, November 29, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road
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. More information

Temblores (Tremors) at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaFriday, November 29, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
When handsome and charismatic Pablo (Juan Pablo Olyslager) arrives at his affluent family’s home, everyone is eagerly awaiting the return of the prodigal son, devoted father and caring husband. A pillar of Guatemala City’s Evangelical Christian community, Pablo’s announcement that he intends to leave his family for another man sends shock waves through the family. More information

Live Music in the Courtyard at Books & Books
MusicFriday, November 29, 2019
7:30pm to 11:30pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Enjoy live music in the courtyard of Books & Books every Friday and Saturday evening from 7:30 to 11:30pm, featuring some of South Florida's finest musical talent. More information

Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreFriday, November 29, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
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. More information

World Premiere - Watson at GableStage
GableStage TheatreFriday, November 29, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
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. More information

Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The Mile
Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The MileFriday, November 29, 2019
10:00pm to 2:00am
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Every Friday evening from 10pm to 2am, sing your heart out at JohnMartin's Irish Pub and Restaurant's Karaoke Night. Enjoy drink specials as well as some of the best pub food in South Florida at this award-winning authentic Irish pub. JohnMartin's Irish Pub and Restaurant is located at 253 Miracle Mile. More information

Fritz and Franz Bierhaus

Saturday, November 30


Kids: Storytime and Craft at Books & Books
Books & BooksSaturday, November 30, 2019
10:00am to 11:30am
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Every Saturday at 10am, bring the family to Books & Books for free Storytime and Craft programs. Children of all ages are invited with their parents to read a book, browse the shelves of this delightful book store and have some literary fun with the crew. More information

Shop Small - Small Business Saturday
Shop Small - Small Business SaturdaySaturday, November 30, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Giralda Plaza, 150 Giralda Avenue
Attend the 10th annual Small Business Saturday in downtown Coral Gables on Saturday, November 30th to honor the job creators, independent business owners, and backbones of our local community. Starting at 10am at Giralda Plaza, enjoy light bites while elected officials present a proclamation to initiate the celebration. More information

Downtown Walking Tour
Saturday Morning Downtown Walking TourSaturday, November 30, 2019
11:00am to 12:30pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Enjoy a pleasant stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables, starting at 11am at the museum, with the historic downtown walking tour. More information

Saturday Friends Lunch at Zucca
Lunch WIth FriendsSaturday, November 30, 2019
11:30am to 5:00pm
Zucca, 162 Alcazar Ave
Savor the best of what the weekend has to offer with a group lunch at Zucca. Enjoy an opportunity to mix and match from a selection of authentic Italian dishes, served family-style for $50 per person. More information

Coral Gables 'Creating the Dream' Tour
George Merrick of Coral GablesSaturday, November 30, 2019
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
The ongoing exhibit of Coral Gables history in the Betty and L. D. Pankey Gallery and Coral Gables Galleries -- Creating the Dream -- includes a tour every Saturday at 1pm. An introductory exhibition about Coral Gables' founder and developer, George Merrick, his family and other visionaries who helped him turn his dream of a place where "your castles in Spain are made real" into reality. More information

The NightGarden at Fairchild
NightGarden at FairchildSaturday, November 30, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road
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. More information

Temblores (Tremors) at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaSaturday, November 30, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
When handsome and charismatic Pablo (Juan Pablo Olyslager) arrives at his affluent family’s home, everyone is eagerly awaiting the return of the prodigal son, devoted father and caring husband. A pillar of Guatemala City’s Evangelical Christian community, Pablo’s announcement that he intends to leave his family for another man sends shock waves through the family. More information

Live Music in the Courtyard at Books & Books
MusicSaturday, November 30, 2019
7:30pm to 11:30pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Enjoy live music in the courtyard of Books & Books every Friday and Saturday evening from 7:30 to 11:30pm, featuring some of South Florida's finest musical talent. More information

Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreSaturday, November 30, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
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. More information

World Premiere - Watson at GableStage
GableStage TheatreSaturday, November 30, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
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. More information

Flamenco Saturdays at La Taberna Giralda
Flamenco DancersSaturday, November 30, 2019
8:30pm to 11:00pm
La Taberna Giralda, 254 Giralda Ave
La Taberna Giralda has Flamenco Dinner shows every Saturday, starting at 8:30pm. Experience the great energy and indulge in delicious Spanish treats. More information

Late Saturday Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantSaturday, November 30, 2019
10:00pm to 11:30pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy late night happy hour at JohnMartin's -- with half-off well drinks, house wine by the glass, and draft beers, every Saturday evening from 10pm to midnight. More information

Late Night Movie - Purple Rain - 35mm
Coral Gables Art CinemaSaturday, November 30, 2019
11:30pm to 11:55pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Rock star Prince plays "the Kid," a headstrong, vulnerable young musician who leads his band The Revolution in 1984 Minneapolis. After meeting aspiring singer Apollonia (Apollonia Kotero), the Kid discovers that talent alone isn't all he needs to succeed but his jealous and violent behavior -- common in his toxic household -- threatens to wreck the Revolution and any hope of keeping Apollonia from the clutches of Morris Day. More information

Personal Scuba Instruction - Private Scuba Lessons - Robin Burr PADI dive instructor

Sunday, December 1


Yoga in the Garden
Yoga in the Garden at Fairchild GardenSunday, December 1, 2019
10:00am to 11:00pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road
Enjoy Yoga at Fairchild Garden from 10 to 11am on the American Orchid Society Library Veranda, above the Visitor Center. Please bring your yoga mat and water. More information

Sunday Brunch at JohnMartin's
BrunchSunday, December 1, 2019
11:00am to 3:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Bring the friends and family to Sunday Brunch at JohnMartin's from 11am to 3pm for a delightful dining experience. More information

Sunday Brunch Buffet at Fritz & Franz
Sunday BrunchSunday, December 1, 2019
11:00am to 5:00pm
Fritz and Franz Bierhaus, 60 Merrick Way
Available all day Sunday, the bountiful Sunday Brunch Buffet at Fritz and Franz Bierhaus at 60 Merrick Way offer a wide assortment of specialties, including roast pork, smoked pork, fish, chicken schnitzel, pasta, salads, eggs, apfelstrudel and more. More information

The Farmers' Market - Shops at Merrick Park
The Farmers' Market - Shops at Merrick ParkSunday, December 1, 2019
11:00am to 6:00pm
Shops at Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo
Visit the Shops At Merrick Park every Sunday from 11am to 6pm for a delightful display of farm-fresh offerings, beautiful and tasty produce, fruit juices and smoothies, ginger shots, fresh bread, cupcakes, coconut water in the coconut, healthy homemade soaps and similar products, flowers, essential oils, gourmet and ethnic foods, wines, honey, ceviche, guacamole, olive oil, hummus, delicious desserts and more. More information

Sunday Brunch at La Dorada
Sunday Brunch - La Dorada Spanish Mediterranean CuisineSunday, December 1, 2019
11:00am to 2:00pm
La Dorada, 177 Giralda Avenue
La Dorada Spanish Mediterranean Cuisine Restaurant and Bar presents a delightful Sunday Brunch menu for $25 from 11am to 2pm, featuring two first course and one second course, with bottomless Mimosa, Bellini and Bloody Mary cocktails for $15. More information

Sunday Jazz Brunch at Fiola
Sunday BrunchSunday, December 1, 2019
11:30am to 2:30pm
Fiola Miami, 1500 San Ignacio Ave
Live jazz, good company and delicious food are just some things that await guests at brunch every Sunday at Fiola, from 11am to 2:30pm. Enjoy favorites such as pancakes, benedicts and pastries on the a la carte menu. More information

Stiltsville Tour from Deering Estate
Stiltsville Tour from Deering EstateSunday, December 1, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 S.W. 72nd Avenue
Journey through the northern most parts of Biscayne National Park to the alluring historic Stiltsville Houses, a three-hour tour departing from the Deering Estate at 1pm. Learn about the rich history of this village in the bay, a unique part of Biscayne National Park. More information

Historic Biltmore Hotel Walking Tour
Biltmore HotelSunday, December 1, 2019
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue
Meet in the hotel's main lobby of the Biltmore Hotel on Sunday at 1:30pm to join a Dade Heritage Trust guide for a free hour long walking tour of the famed National Landmark Biltmore Hotel. More information

Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade Historical Society
Miami Pioneers and Natives of DadeSunday, December 1, 2019
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
The Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade Historical Society celebrates the holidays with their annual gathering at the Coral Gables Museum. Everyone is invited to bring a pot-luck holiday dish to share. The event starts at 2pm sharp at the Coral Gables Museum. More information

World Premiere - Watson at GableStage
GableStage TheatreSunday, December 1, 2019
2:00pm to 4:00pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
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. More information

Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreSunday, December 1, 2019
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
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. More information

Gaslight At The Barnacle
Cinema - MovieSunday, December 1, 2019
6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Barnacle, 3485 Main Highway
Support historic preservation and get free admission to an exclusive outdoor screening of Gaslight, the 1944 thriller starring Ingrid Bergman as a young woman whose new husband (Charles Boyer) will do anything to protect his terrible secret, and it is driving her insane. More information

World Premiere - Watson at GableStage
GableStage TheatreSunday, December 1, 2019
7:00pm to 9:00pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
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. More information

Open Mic Night at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantSunday, December 1, 2019
8:00pm to 10:30pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Fans of acoustic music gather at JohnMartin's on Sunday nights to enjoy the best local talent on the open mic stage, starting at 8pm. More information

Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami

Monday, December 2


Happy Hour at Miller's Ale House
beerMonday, December 2, 2019
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Miller’s Ale House, 101 Miracle Mile
Enjoy craft beers, handcrafted cocktails and $5 appetizers from 4 to 7pm at Miller's Ale House at 101 Miracle Mile. More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantMonday, December 2, 2019
4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy half-off all well drinks, house wine and draft beer at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm), as long as all ten guests arrive before 6:30pm. More information

Schnitzel Fiesta Monday at the Bierhaus
Bierhaus Schnitzel FiestaMonday, December 2, 2019
5:00pm to 11:00pm
Fritz and Franz Bierhaus, 60 Merrick Way
Enjoy the famous Wienerschnitzel (pork) or Jaegrschnitzel (chicken) with roasted potatoes or potato salad -- two for the price of one -- at Fritz and Franz Bierhaus, 60 Merrick Way every Monday evening. More information

Temblores (Tremors) at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaMonday, December 2, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
When handsome and charismatic Pablo (Juan Pablo Olyslager) arrives at his affluent family’s home, everyone is eagerly awaiting the return of the prodigal son, devoted father and caring husband. A pillar of Guatemala City’s Evangelical Christian community, Pablo’s announcement that he intends to leave his family for another man sends shock waves through the family. More information

Jazz It Up Mondays at Open Stage
JazzMonday, December 2, 2019
8:00pm to 11:30pm
Open Stage Club, 2325 Galiano Street
The MJC Monday Night Rent Party starting at 8pm is South Florida's highest caliber weekly jazz event, with great musicians every week, a great piano, a great sound system, and a great audience which is there for the music. More information

University of Miami Frost Music Live

Tuesday, December 3


Plomo Tequila & Taco Bar Tuesday Specials
Plomo Tequila & Taco BarTuesday, December 3, 2019
12:00pm to 11:30pm
Plomo Tequila & Taco Bar, 230 Miracle Mile
Enjoy drink specials all day -- every Tuesday -- at Plomo Tequila & Taco Bar at 230 Miracle Mile. More information

The Art of Mindfulness Workshop at Lowe
Art of MindfullnessTuesday, December 3, 2019
12:30pm to 1:15pm
Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive
Unwind, refocus, and reclaim the day with a mindfulness sitting at Lowe Art Museum from 12:30 to 1:15pm More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantTuesday, December 3, 2019
4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy half-off all well drinks, house wine and draft beer at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm), as long as all ten guests arrive before 6:30pm. More information

Schnitzel Fiesta Tuesday at the Bierhaus
Bierhaus Schnitzel FiestaTuesday, December 3, 2019
5:00pm to 11:00pm
Fritz and Franz Bierhaus, 60 Merrick Way
Enjoy the famous Wienerschnitzel (pork) or Jaegrschnitzel (chicken) -- two for the price of one -- at Fritz and Franz Bierhaus, 60 Merrick Way every Tuesday evening. More information

Jam and Open Mic Night
Open Stage ClubTuesday, December 3, 2019
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Open Stage Club, 2325 Galiano Street
Open Stage Club presents Jam and Open Mic Night every Tuesday, gathering at 7pm for signups and networking. Music starts at 8pm with Happy Hour Special from 7 to 8pm. More information

The 3Bs and 3 Ballets
The Frost Music Live! Signature SeriesTuesday, December 3, 2019
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive
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. More information

Alma de Tango at the Biltmore
TangoTuesday, December 3, 2019
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue
Enjoy authentic Argentine Tango and Milonga classes at the Biltmore Hotel with IDO World Tango Champion Monica Llobet. More information

JohnMartin's Irish Pub and Restaurant

Wednesday, December 4


Wine Down Wednesdays at Books & Books
Wine Down Wednesdays at Books & BooksWednesday, December 4, 2019
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
The Café at Books & Books offers a 50% discount on all bottles of wine, all day Wednesday. Meet up with friends for Wine Down Wednesday in the Gables to enjoy the great selection and discount. More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantWednesday, December 4, 2019
4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy half-off all well drinks, house wine and draft beer at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm), as long as all ten guests arrive before 6:30pm. More information

Daily Happy Hour on the Mile - Kao Sushi
Kao Sushi and Grill Happy HourWednesday, December 4, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Kao Sushi and Grill, 127 Miracle Mile
Starting at 4pm, Kao Sushi and Grill offers $4 beer, $6 signature cocktails, 50% off well drinks, discounted appetizers and more. The restaurant presents a concept originating in Buenos Aires with a menu of grilled meats and seafood, alongside sushi rolls. More information

Humpday Karaoke at Open Stage
Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The MileWednesday, December 4, 2019
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Open Stage Club, 2325 Galiano Street
Karaoke Night at the Open Stage Club starts at 6pm every Wednesday evening, featuring Karaoke Happy Hour until 9pm. Celebrate and enjoy birthdays, office parties or simply the heck of a good singing time. More information

CG Woman's Club Monthly Meeting
Coral Gables Woman's ClubWednesday, December 4, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Coral Gables Womans Club, 1009 East Ponce Blvd
The Coral Gables Woman's Club at 1009 East Ponce meets on the first Wednesday of every month for a general membership meeting, starting at 6:30pm with welcome refreshments and social time. The public is invited to attend. More information

Miami Backgammon Group weekly events
BackgammonWednesday, December 4, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Rice Mediterranean Kitchen, 164 Giralda Ave
The Miami Backgammon Club meets each Wednesday at Rice Mediterranean Kitchen on Giralda Plaza (164 Giralda Avenue) at 6:30pm. Tournaments begin at 7pm, plus live play, hosted by Leo Bueno. More information

Wednesday Jazz Nights at JohnMartins
Jazz Nights at JohnMartin's on WednesdayWednesday, December 4, 2019
6:30pm to 9:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy Happy Hour drink specials starting at 6:30 with Live Jazz Music until 9pm at JohnMartin's Irish Pub and Restaurant on Miracle Mile every Wednesday evening. Jazz Nights features some of the most talented musicians in a town known for great Jazz. More information

Temblores (Tremors) at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaWednesday, December 4, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
When handsome and charismatic Pablo (Juan Pablo Olyslager) arrives at his affluent family’s home, everyone is eagerly awaiting the return of the prodigal son, devoted father and caring husband. A pillar of Guatemala City’s Evangelical Christian community, Pablo’s announcement that he intends to leave his family for another man sends shock waves through the family. More information

Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreWednesday, December 4, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
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. More information

Prohibition Repeal Party at the Woman's Club

Thursday, December 5


Free Health Screenings at Coral Gables Hospital
Health ScreeningsThursday, December 5, 2019
8:00am to 12:00pm
Visit Coral Gables Hospital on the first Thursday of every month from 8am to noon and take advantage of this important cost-free service to protect your health and your life. Free screenings include blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol. More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantThursday, December 5, 2019
4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy half-off all well drinks, house wine and draft beer at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm), as long as all ten guests arrive before 6:30pm. More information

Bar 50 Happy Hour at the Hyatt
Bar 50 Happy Hour at the HyattThursday, December 5, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Hyatt Regency Hotel, 50 Alhambra Plaza
Be a part of the action at Bar 50's famous Happy Hour, located inside the Hyatt Regency Coral Gables Hotel, nightly from 4 to 8pm. Locals and guests alike indulge in traditional Spanish dishes with bold Miami flavors while enjoying the surrounding décor that embraces the Mediterranean culture of the area. More information

Temblores (Tremors) at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaThursday, December 5, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
When handsome and charismatic Pablo (Juan Pablo Olyslager) arrives at his affluent family’s home, everyone is eagerly awaiting the return of the prodigal son, devoted father and caring husband. A pillar of Guatemala City’s Evangelical Christian community, Pablo’s announcement that he intends to leave his family for another man sends shock waves through the family. More information

Noche Latina at Zucca
Zucca Restaurant, Coral GablesThursday, December 5, 2019
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Zucca, 162 Alcazar Ave
Enjoy a lively night with live music from Luis Bofill and Guarachamos paired with soul-satisfying, authentic Italian cuisine, fine wines and craft cocktails, on Thursdays from 7 to 11pm at Zucca. More information

Prohibition Repeal Party and Speakeasy
Prohibition Repeal Party and SpeakeasyThursday, December 5, 2019
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Coral Gables Womans Club, 1009 East Ponce Blvd
The Coral Gables Woman's Club will host a 1930s-era party on the occasion of December 5th, the 86th anniversary of the repeal of the 19th amendment, ending the period of prohibition in the United Sates. Enjoy complimentary beer, wine and prohibition punch at the speakeasy, with catered appetizers and delicious desserts, plus an assortment of fine spirits at the luxury tasting bar. More information

Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreThursday, December 5, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
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. More information

World Premiere - Watson at GableStage
GableStage TheatreThursday, December 5, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
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. More information

Seraphic Fire Award Winning Choral Ensemble

Friday, December 6


Plant ID Workshop at Fairchild
Plant ID Workshop at Fairchild GardenFriday, December 6, 2019
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road
Bring your specimen to Fairchild's Herbarium and let scientists uncover its secrets. Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild's Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1pm. More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantFriday, December 6, 2019
4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy half-off all well drinks, house wine and draft beer at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm), as long as all ten guests arrive before 6:30pm. More information

Tree Lighting at City Hall
Christmas TreeFriday, December 6, 2019
5:00pm to 10:00pm
Coral Gables City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way
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. More information

Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live
Gallery Night Live at the MuseumFriday, December 6, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live offers free admission to the new original exhibit The Life and Art of Denman Fink (1880-1956), plus live music and a cash bar from 6 to 10pm. More information

Coral Gables First Friday Gallery Night
First Friday Gallery NightFriday, December 6, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Ponce Circle Park, 2800 Ponce de Leon Blvd
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. More information

The NightGarden at Fairchild
NightGarden at FairchildFriday, December 6, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road
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. More information

Family Fibers Art Experience
PortraitFriday, December 6, 2019
6:00pm to 11:00pm
Tapeo, 112 Giralda Ave
Portrait Master Suvi Tory travels to Miami for Art Basel weekend to bring the Coral Gables family together for an inspiring and interactive art experience, Family Fibers, presenting a pop-up portrait studio at Tapeo on Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7. More information

H. Benitez Fine Art Gallery Night
H. Benitez GalleryFriday, December 6, 2019
6:30pm to 10:00pm
Benitez Art Gallery, 305 Alcazar Ave, Suite 4
This Friday from 6:30 to 9:30pm, Humberto Benitez Fine Art Gallery will be welcome art enthusiasts to a reception at his gallery. More information

Giralda Under The Stars
Friday, December 6, 2019
7:00pm to 11:30pm
Giralda Plaza, 150 Giralda Avenue
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. More information

Art Exhibit and Reception at Cernuda Arte
Cernuda Arte Gallery, Coral Gables, art galleryFriday, December 6, 2019
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Cernuda Arte Gallery, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Attend the monthly art exhibit reception at Cernuda Arte, from 7 to 10pm featuring outstanding works of fine Cuban artists with recent arrivals on display. The gallery specializes in the exhibition and sale of Colonial, Early Republic, Vanguardia, and Modern master Cuban paintings, as well as fine artworks by contemporary artists of unquestionable talent. More information

Live Music in the Courtyard at Books & Books
MusicFriday, December 6, 2019
7:30pm to 11:30pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Enjoy live music in the courtyard of Books & Books every Friday and Saturday evening from 7:30 to 11:30pm, featuring some of South Florida's finest musical talent. More information

Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreFriday, December 6, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
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. More information

World Premiere - Watson at GableStage
GableStage TheatreFriday, December 6, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
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. More information

Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The Mile
Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The MileFriday, December 6, 2019
10:00pm to 2:00am
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Every Friday evening from 10pm to 2am, sing your heart out at JohnMartin's Irish Pub and Restaurant's Karaoke Night. Enjoy drink specials as well as some of the best pub food in South Florida at this award-winning authentic Irish pub. JohnMartin's Irish Pub and Restaurant is located at 253 Miracle Mile. More information

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Saturday, December 7


Kids: Storytime and Craft at Books & Books
Books & BooksSaturday, December 7, 2019
10:00am to 11:30am
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Every Saturday at 10am, bring the family to Books & Books for free Storytime and Craft programs. Children of all ages are invited with their parents to read a book, browse the shelves of this delightful book store and have some literary fun with the crew. More information

Villagers’ Annual Holiday House Tour
Villagers’ Holiday House TourSaturday, December 7, 2019
10:00am to 3:00pm
Pinecrest, FL, 12645 Pinecrest Pkwy
Make plans to attend the annual Holiday House Tour: Inside Out - A South Florida Lifestyle 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. More information

Downtown Walking Tour
Saturday Morning Downtown Walking TourSaturday, December 7, 2019
11:00am to 12:30pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Enjoy a pleasant stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables, starting at 11am at the museum, with the historic downtown walking tour. More information

Saturday Friends Lunch at Zucca
Lunch WIth FriendsSaturday, December 7, 2019
11:30am to 5:00pm
Zucca, 162 Alcazar Ave
Savor the best of what the weekend has to offer with a group lunch at Zucca. Enjoy an opportunity to mix and match from a selection of authentic Italian dishes, served family-style for $50 per person. More information

Coral Gables 'Creating the Dream' Tour
George Merrick of Coral GablesSaturday, December 7, 2019
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
The ongoing exhibit of Coral Gables history in the Betty and L. D. Pankey Gallery and Coral Gables Galleries -- Creating the Dream -- includes a tour every Saturday at 1pm. An introductory exhibition about Coral Gables' founder and developer, George Merrick, his family and other visionaries who helped him turn his dream of a place where "your castles in Spain are made real" into reality. More information

The NightGarden at Fairchild
NightGarden at FairchildSaturday, December 7, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road
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. More information

Live Music in the Courtyard at Books & Books
MusicSaturday, December 7, 2019
7:30pm to 11:30pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Enjoy live music in the courtyard of Books & Books every Friday and Saturday evening from 7:30 to 11:30pm, featuring some of South Florida's finest musical talent. More information

Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreSaturday, December 7, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
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. More information

World Premiere - Watson at GableStage
GableStage TheatreSaturday, December 7, 2019
8:00pm to 10:00pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
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. More information

Flamenco Saturdays at La Taberna Giralda
Flamenco DancersSaturday, December 7, 2019
8:30pm to 11:00pm
La Taberna Giralda, 254 Giralda Ave
La Taberna Giralda has Flamenco Dinner shows every Saturday, starting at 8:30pm. Experience the great energy and indulge in delicious Spanish treats. More information

Late Saturday Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantSaturday, December 7, 2019
10:00pm to 11:30pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy late night happy hour at JohnMartin's -- with half-off well drinks, house wine by the glass, and draft beers, every Saturday evening from 10pm to midnight. More information

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