Greetings,

Happy Holidays!

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

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

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
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/

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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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 18th 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, live music and period costume, plus an assortment of fine spirits at the luxury tasting bar. More information

The Persistence of Memory
MusicThursday, December 5, 2019
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Congregation Church, 3010 De Soto Boulevard
Pianists Naoko Takao and Keneth Slowik present a program of Bach, Mozart and Schubert at the Congregation Church starting at 7:30pm. Perhaps no composer exists outside of temporal confines so completely as J.S. Bach. Drawing from influences as far-reaching in nationality and era as was possible at the time, Bach’s music influenced nearly every composer who followed and has been quoted and reimagined in every subsequent historical era. Through György Kurtág transcriptions of Bach’s works, this program forms an arch linking one of the most significant composers alive today to one of the most significant composers to ever live. 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

Cernuda Arte - Recent Arrivals At The Gallery

Friday, December 6


National Theatre Live - Hansard
National Theatre LiveFriday, December 6, 2019
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital scrapping quickly turns to blood-sport. More information

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 for the unveiling of Under the Moonlight. More information

Chaos to Order - Michelle Concepción
ArtSpace / Virginia Miller GalleriesFriday, December 6, 2019
6:30pm to 10:00pm
ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, 169 Madeira Avenue
Experience fifteen-year selection of works by innovative artist Michelle Concepción at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries with a reception from 6:30 to 10pm during Gables Gallery Night. 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

The Aeronauts in 70mm
Coral Gables Art CinemaFriday, December 6, 2019
8:45pm to 10:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
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. 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

Coral Gables Art Cinema

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

National Theatre Live - Hansard
National Theatre LiveSaturday, December 7, 2019
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital scrapping quickly turns to blood-sport. 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

A Christmas Carol, The Musical
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreSaturday, December 7, 2019
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
Bring the family to Miracle Theatre on Saturday to enjoy Musical Theatre for Young Audiences at 2pm - now featuring A Christmas Carol, The Musical, a fabulous musical adaptation written especially for family audiences that will warm your heart as it reveals the true meaning of the holidays. 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

GableStage Celebrates 22 Years
GableStage TheatreSaturday, December 7, 2019
6:30pm to 11:00pm
Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive
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. More information

Jeff Lindsay - Just Watch Me
Books & BooksSaturday, December 7, 2019
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
From the author of the wildly successful Dexter series comes a new, mesmerizing bad guy we can root for: Riley Wolfe. He’s a master thief, expert at disguise, and not averse to violence when it’s needed. It’s no accident, though, that Riley targets the wealthiest 0.1 percent and is willing to kill them when they’re in his way: he despises the degenerate and immoral rich and loves stealing their undeserved and unearned valuables. 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

The Aeronauts in 70mm
Coral Gables Art CinemaSaturday, December 7, 2019
8:45pm to 10:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
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. 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

Late Night Movie - Die Hard
Coral Gables Art CinemaSaturday, December 7, 2019
11:30pm to 11:55pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
New York cop and all-around badass John McClane (Bruce Willis) arrives in LA to reconcile with his estranged wife Holly (Bonnie Bedelia) at her employer’s Christmas Eve party. Just after McClane arrives at the Nakatomi Corporation building, a group of 13 terrorists, led by German anarchist Hans Gruber (the late Alan Rickman in his first feature film role), violently take over the festivities in order to steal $640 million. Only McClane eludes capture and it’s up to him to stop the bad guys in one of the best Christmas movies of all time. More information

Fritz and Franz Bierhaus

Sunday, December 8


Coral Gables Waterway Canoe Tour
canoeSunday, December 8, 2019
9:30am to 12:00pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway with a two hour tour of wildlife from a unique perspective. Meet at the museum at 9:30am. More information

Yoga in the Garden
Yoga in the Garden at Fairchild GardenSunday, December 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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

National Theatre Live - Hansard
National Theatre LiveSunday, December 8, 2019
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital scrapping quickly turns to blood-sport. More information

Historic Biltmore Hotel Walking Tour
Biltmore HotelSunday, December 8, 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

World Premiere - Watson at GableStage
GableStage TheatreSunday, December 8, 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

Merrick House Holiday with Santa
Christmas TreeSunday, December 8, 2019
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Coral Gables Merrick House, 907 Coral Way
Bring the family to Merrick House on Sunday, December 8 from 2 to 5pm for an old-fashioned gathering. Embrace the nostalgia of traditional caroling and the sweet taste of home-baked cookies, while the children craft decorations, play vintage lawn games, and visit with Santa Claus. More information

Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreSunday, December 8, 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

Zap Holiday Stress at JohnMartin's
Stress ReliefSunday, December 8, 2019
3:00pm to 6:30pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
In this workshop at JohnMartin's Irish Pub from 3 to 6:30pm, learn about the work/life balance myth; what actually creates stress; Law of Attraction; resilience and healing techniques. Bring some canned goods in support of this food drive and receive a complimentary beer or wine. More information

Family Concert - The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Greater Miami Symphonic BandSunday, December 8, 2019
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Pinecrest Auditorium, 5855 SW 111th Street
The premier symphonic band of South Florida performs its annual Family Concert "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Music of the Holiday and Season," featuring Twas The Night Before Christmas, starting at 4pm at Pinecrest Gardens' Banyan Bowl. The event is accompanied by narrator and illustrations drawn by 5th grade students of Pinecrest Elementary, featuring Christmas songs for a sing-along with printed handouts for audience participation, and many of the Holiday classics for the enjoyment of the entire family. More information

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
The Barnacle SocietySunday, December 8, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
The Barnacle, 3485 Main Highway
Bring the family to the Barnacle Historic Park for a play with music. This two-man production features Dickens' original language supported by beloved Christmas songs and old-fashioned foley-style sound effects, all performed live. More information

World Premiere - Watson at GableStage
GableStage TheatreSunday, December 8, 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 8, 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

The Aeronauts in 70mm
Coral Gables Art CinemaSunday, December 8, 2019
8:45pm to 10:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
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. More information

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

Monday, December 9


Merrick House Governing Board Meeting
City of Coral GablesMonday, December 9, 2019
8:30am to 9:30am
Coral Gables Merrick House, 907 Coral Way
The city's Merrick House Governing Board meets on the second Monday of the month at 8:30am at the Coral Gables Merrick House, located at 907 Coral Way. More information

Happy Hour at Miller's Ale House
beerMonday, December 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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

Tropical Flowering Tree Society meeting
Tropical Flowering Tree SocietyMonday, December 9, 2019
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road
The Tropical Flowering Tree Society meets at 7:30pm on the second Monday of the month, except May, July and August, at Fairchild Garden. Meetings are free and open to the public, featuring a bloom table, presentations by horticultural experts, and concluding with an auction of tropical flowering trees, shrubs and vines. More information

Jazz It Up Mondays at Open Stage
JazzMonday, December 9, 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

The Aeronauts in 70mm
Coral Gables Art CinemaMonday, December 9, 2019
8:45pm to 10:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
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. More information

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Tuesday, December 10


City Commission Meeting
City of Coral GablesTuesday, December 10, 2019
8:30am to 3:00pm
Coral Gables City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way
The Coral Gables Commission meets twice a month to conduct official city business. Pre-meeting presentations will be held in the Courtyard at 8:30am. The Commission meeting begins at 9am at Commission Chambers at City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way. More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantTuesday, December 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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

Alma de Tango at the Biltmore
TangoTuesday, December 10, 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

BJ Miller - A Beginner's Guide To The End
Books & BooksTuesday, December 10, 2019
8:00pm to 9:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Here is a clear-eyed and big-hearted action plan for approaching the end of life, written to help readers feel more in control of an experience that so often seems anything but controllable. Their book offers everything from step-by-step instructions for how to do your paperwork and navigate the healthcare system to answers to questions you might be afraid to ask your doctor, like whether or not sex is still okay when you're sick. More information

The Aeronauts in 70mm
Coral Gables Art CinemaTuesday, December 10, 2019
8:45pm to 10:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
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. More information

JohnMartin's Irish Pub and Restaurant

Wednesday, December 11


Wine Down Wednesdays at Books & Books
Wine Down Wednesdays at Books & BooksWednesday, December 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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

Miami Backgammon Group weekly events
BackgammonWednesday, December 11, 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 11, 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

Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreWednesday, December 11, 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

The Aeronauts in 70mm
Coral Gables Art CinemaWednesday, December 11, 2019
8:45pm to 10:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
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. More information

Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami

Thursday, December 12


Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantThursday, December 12, 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 12, 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, December 12, 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, December 12, 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 12, 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

The Aeronauts in 70mm
Coral Gables Art CinemaThursday, December 12, 2019
8:45pm to 10:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
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. More information

Tropical Audubon Society of South Florida

Friday, December 13


Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantFriday, December 13, 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, December 13, 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
MusicFriday, December 13, 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

A Seraphic Fire Christmas
Seraphic FireFriday, December 13, 2019
7:30pm to 9:30pm
First United Methodist Church, 536 Coral Way
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. More information

Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreFriday, December 13, 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 13, 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 13, 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

Gusto Fino Italian Deli Caffé

Saturday, December 14


Kids: Storytime and Craft at Books & Books
Books & BooksSaturday, December 14, 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

Family Day On Aragon
Family Day on Aragon AvenueSaturday, December 14, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Family Day on Aragon takes place every second Saturday of the month at the Coral Gables Museum, Books & Books and the Coral Gables Art Cinema. Bring the whole family to enjoy rich cultural programs, fun and games, and enrichment. More information

Downtown Walking Tour
Saturday Morning Downtown Walking TourSaturday, December 14, 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

Miracle On 34th Street
Coral Gables Art CinemaSaturday, December 14, 2019
11:00am to 12:30pm
A perennial Christmas classic, Miracle on 34th Street tells the story of a department store Santa Claus (lovingly played by Edmund Gwenn) who claims to be the real Claus. In spite of his good nature and widespread appeal, poor Kris Kringle is put on trial for his claim, putting everyone’s faith to the test. More information

Saturday Friends Lunch at Zucca
Lunch WIth FriendsSaturday, December 14, 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 14, 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

A Christmas Carol, The Musical
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreSaturday, December 14, 2019
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
Bring the family to Miracle Theatre on Saturday to enjoy Musical Theatre for Young Audiences at 2pm - now featuring A Christmas Carol, The Musical, a fabulous musical adaptation written especially for family audiences that will warm your heart as it reveals the true meaning of the holidays. More information

Coral Express at McBride Plaza
Christmas TreeSaturday, December 14, 2019
2:00pm to 10:00pm
McBride Family Plaza, 150 Miracle 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. More information

The NightGarden at Fairchild
NightGarden at FairchildSaturday, December 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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 - One Cut of the Dead
Coral Gables Art CinemaSaturday, December 14, 2019
11:30pm to 11:55pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
While shooting a low-budget zombie film in an abandoned warehouse, the crew find themselves caught between actual zombies and a mad director who won’t stop rolling. If you think you know what happens next, think again. Shot on a budget of only $25,000, One Cut of the Dead has grossed over $30 million at the box office and has been heralded as the “best zombie comedy since Shaun of the Dead.” More information

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