Greetings,

Such a fine selection of cultural events in store...

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.

Thanks to our Great Gables sponsors for helping us bring this weekly email newsletter to our friends in Coral Gables and beyond.

Robert and Robin Burr

Tonight - StarWars Trivia Night at JohnMartin's
Use The Force to command your winning team in this adventure through the Star Wars universe of knowledge, starting at 8pm. A percentage of proceeds will benefit Epilepsy Florida foundation. http://www.JohnMartins.com

Friday - Icons: Russian Choral Masterworks
Elena Sharkova is the Guest Conductor as Seraphic Fire performs at First United Methodist, stating at 7:30pm. The billowing sounds of the Russian choral tradition come to life under the baton of this acclaimed Russian conductor. In her return to Seraphic Fire, Sharkova conducts a program of exceeding beauty, anchored by basso profundo (deep bass) lines that are so characteristic of Russian choral music. http://seraphicfire.org/icons

Starts Friday - Peter X Wendy at Area Stage
This world premiere production is penned by ASC's very own Associate Artistic Director, Giancarlo Rodaz. All children, except one, grow up. The world premiere of Area Stage’s Peter X Wendy is an exciting and action packed new adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s timeless tale that stays true to the original book’s powerful and mischievous story. Peter X Wendy is a dark and modern fairytale about a cocky young boy who spends his never-ending childhood on the island of Neverland, and his adventure with the ordinary girl Wendy Darling and her brothers. Playing January 17 to February 2. https://www.areastagecompany.com/peterandwendy

Saturday - Farmers' Market at City Hall
Meet up with friends at City Hall on Saturdays for the Coral Gables Farmers' Market from 8am to 2pm. Enjoy fresh Florida produce, Free Tai Chi classes, prepared goods, baked goods, gardening workshops, cooking demonstrations, flowers and plants, children's activities and more. https://www.coralgables.com/farmers-market-at-merrick-park

Saturday - Redland Riot Road Rallye
Get your team together to participate in this mad-capped car caravan adventure through the countryside, looking for treasure while sampling some delicious goodies. The 27th annual Redland Riot Road Rally begins at 10am at Cauley Square at US1 and SW 224 Street. The winning team will win a prize package worth less than one million dollars. http://www.redlandriot.com/Rallye.html

Saturday - Super Smash Brothers Tournament
Teenagers 13 to 17 will enjoy this special event at the Youth Center from 5 to 7:30pm -- the Super Smash Brothers Tournament. Show off your gaming skills and win prizes. Pizza and refreshments included in the $5 ticket price. http://www.playgables.com

Starts Saturday - Ordinary Americans at GableStage
Written by Joseph McDonough, enjoy this World Premiere Co-Production with Palm Beach Dramaworks runing through February 16. In the early 1950s, Gertrude Berg and Phillip Loeb, the pioneering stars of television’s groundbreaking sitcom, The Goldbergs, heroically struggle to save their show, their careers, and their friendship in the face of McCarthyism, anti-semitism, and the political climate of the country. Based on actual events, Ordinary Americans reveals the double-edged sword between speaking out and staying silent. http://www.gablestage.org

This Weekend - Beaux Arts Festival at University of Miami
Enjoy this world-class juried fine arts show featuring art, crafts and a variety of media from more than 300 exhibitors on the University of Miami campus, from 10am to 5pm on the grounds of the University of Miami adjacent to the Lowe Art Museum. Live music and other free entertainment, children's art experiences, fabulous dining options, and free admission all weekend to the Lowe Art Museum. https://beauxartsmiami.org/festival-of-art/

Starts Wednesday - Mamma Mia at Miracle Theatre
Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show. This sunny and funny tale follows the story of a young woman's search for her birth father on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers, told through the story telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs, propel this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship into one of the most unforgettable musicals of all time.
https://tickets.actorsplayhouse.org/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent909.html

Thursday - Fairchild Splendor in the Garden
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and Neiman Marcus Coral Gables along with honorary chairs Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa and presenting sponsors Mercedes Benz of Coral Gables and Cutler Bay, cordially invite you to the 9th Annual Splendor in the Garden, an afternoon of Fashion and Philanthropy. https://nc.fairchildgarden.org/splendor-2020

Thursday - Tim Dorsey - Naked Came The Florida Man
The compulsively irreverent and shockingly funny Tim Dorsey returns with an insanely entertaining tale  -- Naked Came The Florida Man -- in which the inimitable Serge A. Storms sees dead people and investigates a creepy urban myth that may be all too real. Though another devastating hurricane is raking Florida, its awesome power can't stop the Sunshine State's most loyal son, Serge A. Storms, from his latest scenic road trip: a cemetery tour. https://booksandbooks.com/event/tim-dorsey-3/

for these upcoming events

Jan 24-26 - Fairchild 14th Annual Chocolate Garden
Indulge your Senses in Paradise. Discover and experience chocolate beyond your wildest dreams at Fairchild's 14th Annual Chocolate Garden from 9:30am to 4:30pm. It's a three-day celebration of all things chocolate beyond your wildest dreams. https://www.fairchildgarden.org

Jan 26 - Wine and Sign 2020 - Coral Gables Country Club
Be the first to receive exclusive access to remaining 2020 dates and the country club's newly released 2021 calendar. While enjoying complimentary butler passed hors d’oeuvres and beverages, new clients that sign a contract for their upcoming event onsite will receive special booking incentives. http://www.coralgablescountryclub.com/openhouse

Jan 25 - 6th Annual Children's Festival
The Coral Gables Woman's Club invites all families and children to attend their 6th Annual Children's Festival from 11am to 3pm with many activities for the children to participate, including water and fire safety, arts & crafts, face painting, yoga for kids, melanoma and poison control information, mobile library and much more. For the first time ever, "The Butterfly Encounter" will have a tent with over 100 butterflies and educational information about the life cycle of a butterfly. https://www.gfwccoralgableswomansclub.org/events

Jan 25 - Maria Schneider presents Donny McCaslin
In her concert debut as Artistic Director of the Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, NEA Jazz Master composer, arranger, bandleader, and recipient of twelve Grammy nominations and five Grammy awards, Maria Schneider presents a program featuring saxophonist Donny McCaslin. https://ci.ovationtix.com/1811/performance/10446094

Feb 2 - History of Dinner Key at Gables Museum
Local historian Renny Young takes us back to the glory days of Dinner Key Marina and the CG Sailing Club with his presentation at the Coral Gables Museum, starting at 2pm. He was born at the Biltmore Hotel when it was an army hospital and graduated from Coral Gables High School in 1963. His mom and dad were founding members of the coconut grove sailing club in 1946. The island was a convenient place to stop to eat while traveling by boat between the mouth of the Miami River and Snapper Creek. http://www.mpnod.org/events/mpnod-february-2020-monthly-meeting/

Feb 8-9 - Coral Gables Festival Of The Arts
Enjoy Seven Festivals at the same place and time: Coral Gables Festival Of The Arts, The Coral Gables Food Wine and Spirits Festival, Kids Fest, Coral Gables Craft Beer Fest, Fashion Festival of Coral Gables, Coral Gables Home Show, and Bo's Dog And Pet Fest -- February 8 and 9 with free admission. These big events take place on Alhambra Circle between Ponce and LeJeune. https://www.miamieventsandfestivals.com/

Feb 8 - Wizard of Oz at the Miracle Theatre
Is there a soul alive who has not been swept away by the wonder of L. Frank Baum's masterpiece? After a tornado whisks her away to the magical land of OZ, young Kansas farm girl Dorothy Gale teams up with a Scarecrow, a Tin Woodsman and a Cowardly Lion to avoid the clutches of the Wicked Witch of The West and find the mighty Wizard who can send her home. http://www.actorsplayhouse.org

Feb 14 - Fairchild - Love In The Garden
Step into Miami’s most romantic refuge and stroll through the garden beneath the swaying trees and crisp winter air from 5:30 to 9pm. Valentine’s Day is about showing appreciation to loved ones and what a better way to connect than to enjoy a relaxing night on the lush green lawn with a blanket, some bubbly, and the jazzy sounds of Kitty Carmichael. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/love-in-the-garden

Feb 22 - Great Coral Gables Scavenger Hunt
The Great Coral Gables Scavenger Hunt takes place from 10am to 2pm for those that enjoy a great adventure. Designed for families and kids, you’ll follow curious clues as you explore Downtown Coral Gables for fun prizes and memories forever. Check-in at the Actor’s Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre on 280 Miracle at 9am and get ready for adventure, rain or shine. https://www.facebook.com/events/578396726307736/

Feb 29 - Smiles from the Heart Gala
Attend the Annual Gala by the Coral Gables Woman's Club -- Smiles From The Heart -- 6pm to midnight. The event raises funds for the Coral Gables Children’s Dental Clinic with silent auction and lots of gala fun. https://www.gfwccoralgableswomansclub.org/fundraiser

May 15-16 - Rum Tasting at Woman's Club
Experience a world-class tasting event with fine rums from all over the world on Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 at the Coral Gables Woman's Club from 4 to 8pm. New rums revealed, old favorites, plus luxury, limited edition and vintage rums for connoisseurs. www.rumrenaissance.com

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Thursday, January 16


Arts Advisory Panel Meeting
Coral Gables City Hall IconThursday, January 16, 2020
9:00am to 11:00am
Historical Resources & Cultural Arts Department, 2327 Salzedo Street
Arts Advisory Panel meeting takes place at the Historical Resources and Cultural Arts Department at 2327 Salzedo Street from 9 to 11am. More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantThursday, January 16, 2020
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

Historic Preservation Board Meeting
City of Coral GablesThursday, January 16, 2020
4:00pm to 5:30pm
The Historic Preservation Board meets every third Thursday of the month at 4pm at City Hall Commission Chambers, 405 Biltmore Way, Second Floor. More information

Bar 50 Happy Hour at the Hyatt
Bar 50 Happy Hour at the HyattThursday, January 16, 2020
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

William McKeever - Emperors of The Deep
Books & BooksThursday, January 16, 2020
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
In this remarkable groundbreaking book, a documentarian and conservationist, determined to dispel misplaced fear and correct common misconceptions, explores in-depth the secret lives of sharks -- magnificent creatures who play an integral part in maintaining the health of the world's oceans and ultimately the planet. More information

Noche Latina at Zucca
Zucca Restaurant, Coral GablesThursday, January 16, 2020
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

Movies on the Mile - Mary Poppins Returns
Thursday, January 16, 2020
7:00pm to 9:00pm
McBride Family Plaza, 150 Miracle Mile
Mary Poppins Returns - Enjoy a free movie every third Thursday of the month at McBride Park, 150 Miracle Mile, starting December 19 at 7pm. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this al fresco showing. Presented in partnership with the Coral Gables Art Cinema. More information

StarWars Trivia Night at JohnMartin's
trivia eventThursday, January 16, 2020
7:00pm to 9:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Use The Force to command your winning team in this Star Wars trivia competition adventure through the Star Wars universe of knowledge, starting at 8pm. A percentage of proceeds will benefit Epilepsy Florida foundation. More information

Little Women - 35mm
Coral Gables Art CinemaThursday, January 16, 2020
7:15pm to 9:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig’s take, the beloved story of the March sisters -- four young women each determined to live life on her own terms -- is both timeless and timely. Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth March, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, with Timothée Chalamet as their neighbor Laurie, Laura Dern as Marmee, and Meryl Streep as Aunt March. More information

Elizabeth Chiles Shelburne - Holding On To Nothing
Books & BooksThursday, January 16, 2020
8:00pm to 9:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Lucy Kilgore has her bags packed for her escape from her rural Tennessee upbringing, but a drunken mistake forever tethers her to the town and one of its least-admired residents, Jeptha Taylor, who becomes the father of her child. Together, these two young people work to form a family, though neither has any idea how to accomplish that, and the odds are against them in a place with little to offer other than bluegrass music, tobacco fields, and a Walmart full of beer and firearms for the hunting season. Their path is harrowing, but Lucy and Jeptha are characters to love, and readers will root for their success in a novel so riveting that no one will want to turn out the light until they know whether this family will survive. More information

Seraphic Fire Award Winning Choral Ensemble

Friday, January 17


National Theatre Live - All My Sons
National Theatre LiveFriday, January 17, 2020
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Academy Award-winner Sally Field and Bill Pullman star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons, captured live from The Old Vic in London. America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business. But nothing lasts forever and their contented lives, already shadowed by the loss of their eldest boy to war, are about to shatter. More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantFriday, January 17, 2020
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

Three Christs at Cosford Cinema
Cosford CinemaFriday, January 17, 2020
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cosford Cinema, 5030 Brunson Drive, UM Campus
In 1959, psychiatrist Dr. Alan Stone (Richard Gere) arrives at a mental hospital in Ypsilanti, Michigan armed with the radical belief that schizophrenic patients should be treated not with confinement and electroshock therapy but with empathy and understanding. As his first study, he takes on the particularly challenging case of three men—Joseph (Peter Dinklage), Leon (Walton Goggins), and Clyde (Bradley Whitford) -- each of whom believes they are Jesus Christ. More information

Live Music in the Courtyard at Books & Books
MusicFriday, January 17, 2020
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

Peter x Wendy at Area Stage
Area Stage Company - theater, theatre, playFriday, January 17, 2020
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Area Stage Company, 1560 South Dixie Highway, 103
This world premiere production is penned by ASC's very own Associate Artistic Director, Giancarlo Rodaz, playwright, director, and designer for this fairy-dust infused production. All children, except one, grow up. The world premiere of Area Stage’s Peter X Wendy is an exciting and action packed new adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s timeless tale that stays true to the original book’s powerful and mischievous story. Peter X Wendy is a dark and modern fairytale about a cocky young boy who spends his never-ending childhood on the island of Neverland, and his adventure with the ordinary girl Wendy Darling and her brothers. More information

Icons: Russian Choral Masterworks
Seraphic FireFriday, January 17, 2020
7:30pm to 9:00pm
First United Methodist Church, 536 Coral Way
Elena Sharkova, is the Guest Conductor as Seraphic Fire performs at First United Methodist, stating at 7:30pm. The billowing sounds of the Russian choral tradition come to life under the baton of this acclaimed Russian conductor. In her return to Seraphic Fire, Sharkova conducts a program of exceeding beauty, anchored by basso profundo (deep bass) lines that are so characteristic of Russian choral music. More information

Christopher Knowlton - Bubble In The Sun
Books & BooksFriday, January 17, 2020
8:00pm to 9:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
In Bubble in the Sun Christopher Knowlton examines the grand artistic and entrepreneurial visions behind Coral Gables, Boca Raton, Miami Beach, and other storied sites, as well as the darker side of the frenzy. Knowlton breathes dynamic life into the forces that made and wrecked Florida during the decade: the real estate moguls Carl Fisher, George Merrick, and Addison Mizner, and the once-in-a-century hurricane whose aftermath triggered the stock market crash. More information

Invisible Life at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaFriday, January 17, 2020
8:45pm to 11:00pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Winner of the Un Certain Regard award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the latest feature from director Karim Aïnouz, set in mid-century Rio de Janeiro, is a modern melodrama about feminine resilience. Based on Martha Batalha’s beloved novel, Invisible Life retains the unfettered sensuality and sumptuous splendor that render his films uniquely transporting. Kept apart by a terrible lie, years pass as two sisters forge their respective paths through their city’s teeming bustle, each believing the other to be half a world away. More information

Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The Mile
Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The MileFriday, January 17, 2020
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

Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami

Saturday, January 18


Farmers' Market at City Hall
Coral Gables Farmers MarketSaturday, January 18, 2020
8:00am to 2:00pm
Meet up with friends at City Hall on Saturdays for the Coral Gables Farmers' Market from 8am to 2pm. Enjoy fresh Florida produce, free Tai Chi classes, prepared goods, baked goods, gardening workshops, cooking demonstrations, flowers and plants, children's activities and more. More information

Tropical Audubon Society Eco-Restoration Day
Tropical Audubon SocietySaturday, January 18, 2020
8:30am to 11:00am
Tropical Audubon Society (Doc Thomas House), 5530 Sunset Drive
Learn about indigenous plants and help the Tropical Audubon Society maintain their near-native landscape at the Steinberg Nature Center on the TAS campus. Restoration Days are held on the 3rd Saturday of every month. More information

Hunger Vigil and Festival of The Flea
fundraiserSaturday, January 18, 2020
9:00am to 7:00pm
Congregation Church, 3010 De Soto Boulevard
The Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ will host their annual Hunger Vigil on Martin Luther King Weekend from 9am to 5pm. Once again, Pastor Laurie will be locked in the church tower until the congregation raises five tons of food for the hungry of south Florida. Food donations are most encouraged. More information

Wellness in the Gables at Ponce Circle Park
Wellness in the Gables at Ponce Circle ParkSaturday, January 18, 2020
9:30am to 11:30am
Ponce Circle Park, 2800 Ponce de Leon Blvd
MG Developer brings a morning full of wellness and revitalization for Wellness in the Gables every third Saturday of the month. Featuring an upbeat workout session led by renowned fitness trainer Tony Thomas followed by soothing yoga, Wellness in the Gables will create a tranquil atmosphere surrounded by Ponce Circle Park’s lush environment, encapsulating guests within the heart of the city. More information

Kids: Storytime and Craft at Books & Books
Books & BooksSaturday, January 18, 2020
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

Beaux Arts Festival at University of Miami
Beaux ArtsSaturday, January 18, 2020
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive
Enjoy this world-class juried fine arts show featuring art, crafts and a variety of media from more than 300 exhibitors on the University of Miami campus, from 10am to 5pm on the grounds of the University of Miami adjacent to the Lowe Art Museum. Live music and other free entertainment, children's art experiences, fabulous dining options, and free admission all weekend to the Lowe Art Museum. More information

Downtown Walking Tour
Saturday Morning Downtown Walking TourSaturday, January 18, 2020
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, January 18, 2020
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 - All My Sons
National Theatre LiveSaturday, January 18, 2020
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Academy Award-winner Sally Field and Bill Pullman star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons, captured live from The Old Vic in London. America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business. But nothing lasts forever and their contented lives, already shadowed by the loss of their eldest boy to war, are about to shatter. More information

Coral Gables 'Creating the Dream' Tour
George Merrick of Coral GablesSaturday, January 18, 2020
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

Fred Hanselmann - Captain Kidd's Lost Ship
Books & BooksSaturday, January 18, 2020
5:00pm to 6:00pm
The troubled chain of events involving Captain Kidd's capture of the Quedagh Merchant and his eventual execution for piracy in 1701 are well known, but the exact location of the much sought-after ship remained a mystery for more than 300 years. Using evidence from the site, Frederick Hanselmann deconstructs the tales of the nefarious captain, and what emerges is a true story of an adventurer and privateer contextualized by issues of economics, politics, empire, and individual ambition. More information

Super Smash Brothers Tournament
GamesSaturday, January 18, 2020
5:00pm to 7:30pm
War Memorial Youth Center, 405 University Drive
Teenagers 13 to 17 will enjoy this special event at the Youth Center from 5 to 7:30pm -- the Super Smash Brothers Tournament. Show off your gaming skills and win prizes. Pizza and refreshments included in the $5 ticket price. More information

Jose Garcia-Pedrosa - America's Casablanca
Books & BooksSaturday, January 18, 2020
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
As a former City Manager, City Attorney, and civic figure who managed to maintain his integrity in the snake pit of Miami politics, Jose Garcia-Pedrosa draws on his first-hand knowledge of that world, giving you a unique insight into otherwise incredible goings-on. More information

Three Christs at Cosford Cinema
Cosford CinemaSaturday, January 18, 2020
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cosford Cinema, 5030 Brunson Drive, UM Campus
In 1959, psychiatrist Dr. Alan Stone (Richard Gere) arrives at a mental hospital in Ypsilanti, Michigan armed with the radical belief that schizophrenic patients should be treated not with confinement and electroshock therapy but with empathy and understanding. As his first study, he takes on the particularly challenging case of three men—Joseph (Peter Dinklage), Leon (Walton Goggins), and Clyde (Bradley Whitford) -- each of whom believes they are Jesus Christ. More information

Live Music in the Courtyard at Books & Books
MusicSaturday, January 18, 2020
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

Peter x Wendy at Area Stage
Area Stage Company - theater, theatre, playSaturday, January 18, 2020
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Area Stage Company, 1560 South Dixie Highway, 103
This world premiere production is penned by ASC's very own Associate Artistic Director, Giancarlo Rodaz, playwright, director, and designer for this fairy-dust infused production. All children, except one, grow up. The world premiere of Area Stage’s Peter X Wendy is an exciting and action packed new adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s timeless tale that stays true to the original book’s powerful and mischievous story. Peter X Wendy is a dark and modern fairytale about a cocky young boy who spends his never-ending childhood on the island of Neverland, and his adventure with the ordinary girl Wendy Darling and her brothers. More information

Ordinary Americans at GableStage
GableStage TheatreSaturday, January 18, 2020
8:00pm to 10:00pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
Written by Joseph McDonough, enjoy this World Premiere Co-Production of Ordinary Americans with Palm Beach Dramaworks running through February 16. In the early 1950s, Gertrude Berg and Phillip Loeb, the pioneering stars of television’s groundbreaking sitcom, The Goldbergs, heroically struggle to save their show, their careers, and their friendship in the face of McCarthyism, anti-semitism, and the political climate of the country. Based on actual events, Ordinary Americans reveals the double-edged sword between speaking out and staying silent. More information

Invisible Life at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaSaturday, January 18, 2020
8:45pm to 11:00pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Winner of the Un Certain Regard award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the latest feature from director Karim Aïnouz, set in mid-century Rio de Janeiro, is a modern melodrama about feminine resilience. Based on Martha Batalha’s beloved novel, Invisible Life retains the unfettered sensuality and sumptuous splendor that render his films uniquely transporting. Kept apart by a terrible lie, years pass as two sisters forge their respective paths through their city’s teeming bustle, each believing the other to be half a world away. More information

Late Saturday Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantSaturday, January 18, 2020
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 - The Shining
Coral Gables Art CinemaSaturday, January 18, 2020
11:30pm to 11:55pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Celebrate 40 years of Kubrickian terror with a new 4K restoration of The Shining. Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of Stephen King's novel takes the audience into the mindset of extreme isolation through a supernatural realm. Jack Torrence (a maniacally perfect Jack Nicholson) becomes the caretaker of the snowbound Overlook Hotel during the off season write his […] More information

University of Miami Frost Music Live

Sunday, January 19


CycleHolics - 7 Year Anniversary Ride
Bike TourSunday, January 19, 2020
9:30am to 1:00pm
Matheson Hammock, 9610 Old Cutler Road
CycleHolics will be celebrating 7 years of fun. It's been a wonderful journey meeting and building great relationships with all their friends in the South Florida Bike Community. They want everyone who has been a part of it to join the as they kick off the new year with positive energy and enthusiasm. More information

Coral Gables Bike Tour
Bike TourSunday, January 19, 2020
10:00am to 11:30am
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Enjoy these fun, educational bicycle tours through The City Beautiful every third Sunday of the month, offering a different theme and route, starting at 10am. Tours start at the Coral Gables Museum and include museum admission. More information

Yoga in the Garden
Yoga in the Garden at Fairchild GardenSunday, January 19, 2020
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

Beaux Arts Festival at University of Miami
Beaux ArtsSunday, January 19, 2020
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive
Enjoy this world-class juried fine arts show featuring art, crafts and a variety of media from more than 300 exhibitors on the University of Miami campus, from 10am to 5pm on the grounds of the University of Miami adjacent to the Lowe Art Museum. Live music and other free entertainment, children's art experiences, fabulous dining options, and free admission all weekend to the Lowe Art Museum. More information

Sunday Brunch at JohnMartin's
BrunchSunday, January 19, 2020
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, January 19, 2020
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, January 19, 2020
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, January 19, 2020
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

2020 Coral Gables Chili Fest
Gables Chili FestSunday, January 19, 2020
11:00am to 6:00pm
Knights of Columbus, 270 Catalonia
The fifth annual Coral Gables Chili Fest takes place at the Knights of Columbus Hall from 11am to 6pm. More information

Sunday Jazz Brunch at Fiola
Sunday BrunchSunday, January 19, 2020
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 - All My Sons
National Theatre LiveSunday, January 19, 2020
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Academy Award-winner Sally Field and Bill Pullman star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons, captured live from The Old Vic in London. America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business. But nothing lasts forever and their contented lives, already shadowed by the loss of their eldest boy to war, are about to shatter. More information

Historic Biltmore Hotel Walking Tour
Biltmore HotelSunday, January 19, 2020
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

Peter x Wendy at Area Stage
Area Stage Company - theater, theatre, playSunday, January 19, 2020
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Area Stage Company, 1560 South Dixie Highway, 103
This world premiere production is penned by ASC's very own Associate Artistic Director, Giancarlo Rodaz, playwright, director, and designer for this fairy-dust infused production. All children, except one, grow up. The world premiere of Area Stage’s Peter X Wendy is an exciting and action packed new adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s timeless tale that stays true to the original book’s powerful and mischievous story. Peter X Wendy is a dark and modern fairytale about a cocky young boy who spends his never-ending childhood on the island of Neverland, and his adventure with the ordinary girl Wendy Darling and her brothers. More information

Open Mic Night at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantSunday, January 19, 2020
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

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Monday, January 20


One-Day Camp: Exploring Museums Around the World
City Trekker CampMonday, January 20, 2020
9:00am to 4:00pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Kids can enjoy an imaginary journey "around the world" at City-Trekker Camp to learn about different Museum cultures and customs through the lens of civic arts. For this engaging adventure, campers will laugh, play, discover, and make new friends along the way. More information

Bierhaus Schnitzel Special Monday
Bierhaus Schnitzel FiestaMonday, January 20, 2020
11:00am to 11:00pm
Fritz and Franz Bierhaus, 60 Merrick Way
Enjoy the famous Bierhaus Schnitzel Special Wienerschnitzel (pork) or Jaegrschnitzel (chicken) with roasted potatoes or potato salad at Fritz and Franz Bierhaus, all day every Monday, plus Monday through Friday lunchtime from 11am to 3pm. More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantMonday, January 20, 2020
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

Three Christs at Cosford Cinema
Cosford CinemaMonday, January 20, 2020
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cosford Cinema, 5030 Brunson Drive, UM Campus
In 1959, psychiatrist Dr. Alan Stone (Richard Gere) arrives at a mental hospital in Ypsilanti, Michigan armed with the radical belief that schizophrenic patients should be treated not with confinement and electroshock therapy but with empathy and understanding. As his first study, he takes on the particularly challenging case of three men—Joseph (Peter Dinklage), Leon (Walton Goggins), and Clyde (Bradley Whitford) -- each of whom believes they are Jesus Christ. More information

Invisible Life at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaMonday, January 20, 2020
7:15pm to 9:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Winner of the Un Certain Regard award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the latest feature from director Karim Aïnouz, set in mid-century Rio de Janeiro, is a modern melodrama about feminine resilience. Based on Martha Batalha’s beloved novel, Invisible Life retains the unfettered sensuality and sumptuous splendor that render his films uniquely transporting. Kept apart by a terrible lie, years pass as two sisters forge their respective paths through their city’s teeming bustle, each believing the other to be half a world away. More information

Jazz It Up Mondays at Open Stage
JazzMonday, January 20, 2020
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

Tropical Audubon Society of South Florida

Tuesday, January 21


Bierhaus Schnitzel Special Tuesday
Bierhaus Schnitzel FiestaTuesday, January 21, 2020
11:00am to 11:00pm
Fritz and Franz Bierhaus, 60 Merrick Way
Enjoy the famous Bierhaus Schnitzel Special Wienerschnitzel (pork) or Jaegrschnitzel (chicken) with roasted potatoes or potato salad at Fritz and Franz Bierhaus, all day every Tuesday, plus Monday through Friday lunchtime from 11am to 3pm. More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantTuesday, January 21, 2020
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

Mary Anne Franks - The Cult Of The Constitution
Books & BooksTuesday, January 21, 2020
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
In this controversial and provocative book, Mary Anne Franks examines the thin line between constitutional fidelity and constitutional fundamentalism. The Cult of the Constitution reveals how deep fundamentalist strains in both conservative and liberal American thought keep the Constitution in the service of white male supremacy. More information

Jam and Open Mic Night
Open Stage ClubTuesday, January 21, 2020
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

Three Christs at Cosford Cinema
Cosford CinemaTuesday, January 21, 2020
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cosford Cinema, 5030 Brunson Drive, UM Campus
In 1959, psychiatrist Dr. Alan Stone (Richard Gere) arrives at a mental hospital in Ypsilanti, Michigan armed with the radical belief that schizophrenic patients should be treated not with confinement and electroshock therapy but with empathy and understanding. As his first study, he takes on the particularly challenging case of three men—Joseph (Peter Dinklage), Leon (Walton Goggins), and Clyde (Bradley Whitford) -- each of whom believes they are Jesus Christ. More information

Invisible Life at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaTuesday, January 21, 2020
7:15pm to 9:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Winner of the Un Certain Regard award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the latest feature from director Karim Aïnouz, set in mid-century Rio de Janeiro, is a modern melodrama about feminine resilience. Based on Martha Batalha’s beloved novel, Invisible Life retains the unfettered sensuality and sumptuous splendor that render his films uniquely transporting. Kept apart by a terrible lie, years pass as two sisters forge their respective paths through their city’s teeming bustle, each believing the other to be half a world away. More information

Alma de Tango at the Biltmore
TangoTuesday, January 21, 2020
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

Coral Gables Museum

Wednesday, January 22


Wine Down Wednesdays at Books & Books
Wine Down Wednesdays at Books & BooksWednesday, January 22, 2020
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, January 22, 2020
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, January 22, 2020
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, January 22, 2020
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

Wednesday Jazz Nights at JohnMartins
Jazz Nights at JohnMartin's on WednesdayWednesday, January 22, 2020
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

Miami Backgammon Group weekly events
BackgammonWednesday, January 22, 2020
6:45pm 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 6:45pm. Tournaments begin at 7pm, plus live play, hosted by Leo Bueno. More information

Invisible Life at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaWednesday, January 22, 2020
7:15pm to 9:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Winner of the Un Certain Regard award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the latest feature from director Karim Aïnouz, set in mid-century Rio de Janeiro, is a modern melodrama about feminine resilience. Based on Martha Batalha’s beloved novel, Invisible Life retains the unfettered sensuality and sumptuous splendor that render his films uniquely transporting. Kept apart by a terrible lie, years pass as two sisters forge their respective paths through their city’s teeming bustle, each believing the other to be half a world away. More information

Mamma Mia! at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreWednesday, January 22, 2020
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. More information

Landmark Theatres at the Shops of Merrick Park in Coral Gables

Thursday, January 23


Fairchild Splendor in the Garden
Splendor in the Garden at FairchildThursday, January 23, 2020
10:30am to 2:30pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and Neiman Marcus Coral Gables, along with honorary chairs Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa and presenting sponsors Mercedes Benz of Coral Gables and Cutler Bay, cordially invite you to the 9th Annual Splendor in the Garden, an afternoon of Fashion and Philanthropy. More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantThursday, January 23, 2020
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, January 23, 2020
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

Tim Dorsey - Naked Came The Florida Man
Books & BooksThursday, January 23, 2020
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
The compulsively irreverent and shockingly funny Tim Dorsey returns with an insanely entertaining tale -- Naked Came The Florida Man -- in which the inimitable Serge A. Storms sees dead people and investigates a creepy urban myth that may be all too real. Though another devastating hurricane is raking Florida, its awesome power can't stop the Sunshine State's most loyal son, Serge A. Storms, from his latest scenic road trip: a cemetery tour. More information

Noche Latina at Zucca
Zucca Restaurant, Coral GablesThursday, January 23, 2020
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

Opening Reception - Binomial: Claudia DeMonte and Ed McGowin
Lowe Art MuseumThursday, January 23, 2020
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive
Join Claudia DeMonte and Ed McGowin as they celebrate the first joint exhibition of their work in South Florida, starting at 7pm at Lowe Art Museum. With her deep-seated interests in globalism, identity politics, feminism, and social responsibility, Claudia DeMonte mines her auto-biography as well as the stories of the countless women she has met in her extensive travels to inform her creative process. Ed McGowin, with whom DeMonte has shared her travels and her life for more than four decades, is equally interested in notions of the self and interpersonal dynamics, including manipulation, corruption, exploitation, and greed. More information

Invisible Life at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaThursday, January 23, 2020
7:15pm to 9:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Winner of the Un Certain Regard award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the latest feature from director Karim Aïnouz, set in mid-century Rio de Janeiro, is a modern melodrama about feminine resilience. Based on Martha Batalha’s beloved novel, Invisible Life retains the unfettered sensuality and sumptuous splendor that render his films uniquely transporting. Kept apart by a terrible lie, years pass as two sisters forge their respective paths through their city’s teeming bustle, each believing the other to be half a world away. More information

Mamma Mia! at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreThursday, January 23, 2020
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. More information

Gusto Fino Italian Deli Caffé

Friday, January 24


14th Annual Chocolate Garden
Fairchild Chocolate GardenFriday, January 24, 2020
9:30am to 4:30pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road
Indulge your Senses in Paradise. Discover and experience chocolate beyond your wildest dreams at Fairchild's 14th Annual Chocolate Garden from 9:30am to 4:30pm. It's a three-day celebration of all things chocolate beyond your wildest dreams. More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantFriday, January 24, 2020
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

Live Music in the Courtyard at Books & Books
MusicFriday, January 24, 2020
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

Peter x Wendy at Area Stage
Area Stage Company - theater, theatre, playFriday, January 24, 2020
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Area Stage Company, 1560 South Dixie Highway, 103
This world premiere production is penned by ASC's very own Associate Artistic Director, Giancarlo Rodaz, playwright, director, and designer for this fairy-dust infused production. All children, except one, grow up. The world premiere of Area Stage’s Peter X Wendy is an exciting and action packed new adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s timeless tale that stays true to the original book’s powerful and mischievous story. Peter X Wendy is a dark and modern fairytale about a cocky young boy who spends his never-ending childhood on the island of Neverland, and his adventure with the ordinary girl Wendy Darling and her brothers. More information

Ordinary Americans at GableStage
GableStage TheatreFriday, January 24, 2020
8:00pm to 10:00pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
Written by Joseph McDonough, enjoy this World Premiere Co-Production of Ordinary Americans with Palm Beach Dramaworks running through February 16. In the early 1950s, Gertrude Berg and Phillip Loeb, the pioneering stars of television’s groundbreaking sitcom, The Goldbergs, heroically struggle to save their show, their careers, and their friendship in the face of McCarthyism, anti-semitism, and the political climate of the country. Based on actual events, Ordinary Americans reveals the double-edged sword between speaking out and staying silent. More information

Mamma Mia! at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreFriday, January 24, 2020
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. More information

Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The Mile
Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The MileFriday, January 24, 2020
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

Ortanique On The Mile

Saturday, January 25


Farmers' Market at City Hall
Coral Gables Farmers MarketSaturday, January 25, 2020
8:00am to 2:00pm
Meet up with friends at City Hall on Saturdays for the Coral Gables Farmers' Market from 8am to 2pm. Enjoy fresh Florida produce, free Tai Chi classes, prepared goods, baked goods, gardening workshops, cooking demonstrations, flowers and plants, children's activities and more. More information

14th Annual Chocolate Garden
Fairchild Chocolate GardenSaturday, January 25, 2020
9:30am to 4:30pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road
Indulge your Senses in Paradise. Discover and experience chocolate beyond your wildest dreams at Fairchild's 14th Annual Chocolate Garden from 9:30am to 4:30pm. It's a three-day celebration of all things chocolate beyond your wildest dreams. More information

Kids: Storytime and Craft at Books & Books
Books & BooksSaturday, January 25, 2020
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

Downtown Walking Tour
Saturday Morning Downtown Walking TourSaturday, January 25, 2020
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

6th Annual Children's Festival
kidsSaturday, January 25, 2020
11:00am to 3:00pm
Coral Gables Womans Club, 1009 East Ponce Blvd
The Coral Gables Woman's Club invites all families and children to attend their 6th Annual Children's Festival from 11am to 3pm with many activities for the children to participate, including water and fire safety, arts & crafts, face painting, yoga for kids, melanoma and poison control information, mobile library and much more. For the first time ever, The Butterfly Encounter will have a tent with over 100 butterflies and educational information about the life cycle of a butterfly. Attendees will be able to feed the butterflies. More information

Saturday Friends Lunch at Zucca
Lunch WIth FriendsSaturday, January 25, 2020
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

Community Day at the Lowe Art Museum
Lowe Art MuseumSaturday, January 25, 2020
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive
Community Days at Lowe Art Museum are held twice annually from noon to 3pm for children and adults to explore art and culture through an array of music, dance, storytelling and hands-on art activities at the Lowe. More information

Coral Gables 'Creating the Dream' Tour
George Merrick of Coral GablesSaturday, January 25, 2020
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

Political Power: Becoming Politically Active
WomanSaturday, January 25, 2020
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Local organizations that engage in the political process invite residents to join them for a gathering at Books & Books, at 2pm with a panel of dynamic political leaders who want to help you make the political process easy and accessible. Ask questions during the event. Meet and greet afterwards with these leading ladies of Miami-Dade political organizations. More information

Live Music in the Courtyard at Books & Books
MusicSaturday, January 25, 2020
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

Peter x Wendy at Area Stage
Area Stage Company - theater, theatre, playSaturday, January 25, 2020
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Area Stage Company, 1560 South Dixie Highway, 103
This world premiere production is penned by ASC's very own Associate Artistic Director, Giancarlo Rodaz, playwright, director, and designer for this fairy-dust infused production. All children, except one, grow up. The world premiere of Area Stage’s Peter X Wendy is an exciting and action packed new adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s timeless tale that stays true to the original book’s powerful and mischievous story. Peter X Wendy is a dark and modern fairytale about a cocky young boy who spends his never-ending childhood on the island of Neverland, and his adventure with the ordinary girl Wendy Darling and her brothers. More information

Maria Schneider - Frost Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra
The Frost Music Live! Signature SeriesSaturday, January 25, 2020
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive
In her concert debut as Artistic Director of the Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, NEA Jazz Master composer, arranger, bandleader, and recipient of twelve Grammy nominations and five Grammy awards, Maria Schneider presents a program featuring saxophonist Donny McCaslin. More information

Ordinary Americans at GableStage
GableStage TheatreSaturday, January 25, 2020
8:00pm to 10:00pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
Written by Joseph McDonough, enjoy this World Premiere Co-Production of Ordinary Americans with Palm Beach Dramaworks running through February 16. In the early 1950s, Gertrude Berg and Phillip Loeb, the pioneering stars of television’s groundbreaking sitcom, The Goldbergs, heroically struggle to save their show, their careers, and their friendship in the face of McCarthyism, anti-semitism, and the political climate of the country. Based on actual events, Ordinary Americans reveals the double-edged sword between speaking out and staying silent. More information

Mamma Mia! at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreSaturday, January 25, 2020
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. More information

Late Saturday Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantSaturday, January 25, 2020
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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