Great Gables Events Calendar Newsletter


Happy New Year to our Jewish friends beginning their fast into Yom Kippur.

Enjoy your time with family and friends on the long weekend as we count down the final days of summer.

Robert and Robin Burr

Great Gables Guide - Restaurant Of The Week

Great Gables Guide - Restaurant Of The Week Recommendations
Let's celebrate the plethora of fine choices we enjoy in Coral Gables when it comes to restaurant fare. From casual fast food and a variety of ethnic specialties, to upscale offerings, including the very pinnacle of fine dining -- we have an embarrassment of riches. Let us know about your favorite places to eat and we'll share your recommendations with our Great Gables Guide readers each week. Email:

please enjoy this image that remind us of the beauty and serenity of our majestic city

Historic Coral Rock House

Historic Coral Rock House

Coral Gables scenic photo illustrations ©  Robin and Robert Burr.

Biscayne Décor Knows Window Treatments
Fritz & Franz Bierhaus Is Open
Books and Books Live On Zoom

Friday, September 18 at 6pm
Orchestra Miami Happy Hour Concert
Orchestra Miami invites you to their Virtual Happy Hour Concert featuring trombonists John Kricker and John Hutchison. John Kricker is a native Floridian and has been an active freelance musician in south Florida for more than 35 years. Kricker is currently the Trombone Instructor at New World School of the Arts, and Adjunct Trombone Professor at Florida International University. John is also frequent performer in a variety of South Florida Orchestras, Brass Groups, Ballet and Opera Companies, Broadway and Theater Shows, Jazz and Commercial Ensembles, and Wedding/Party Bands. He is an active studio musician. John is also a member of the award winning Jaco Pastorius Big Band. Tune-in to the Happy Hour live via Zoom or catch the performance on Facebook Live. Register here:

Stars In The Bard - Engage@GableStage

Friday, September 18th at 7pm
Stars In The Bard - Engage@GableStage
Engage@GableStage will premiere its seventh and next to last Artist Grant project with Stars in the Bard by Colin McPhillamy -- looking at the connection between the Shakespearean canon and the astrology of the late 16th and early 17th centuries. Somewhere between Nicolas Copernicus and Isaac Newton, astrological knowledge slipped from common usage. How is it relevant today? And what did it mean to Joe Adler? Enjoy the program exclusively at

Movie Shorts Under The Stars at Deering Estate

Sunday, September 20 at 7pm
Movie Shorts Under The Stars at Deering
Miami Short Film Festival presents Shorts Under The Stars signature outdoor programming to the beautiful backdrop of the historic Deering Estate. Enjoy the stunning views and exquisite sunset then grab a spot and watch this selection of shorts on the lawn. Guests are welcome to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and small picnic baskets. Early access begins at 5:30pm, and the screening starts at 7pm. Tickets are $15.

Seraphic Fire Podcast

Seraphic Fire Episode 5
The fifth episode of the Seraphic Saturday Podcast is available now on Spotify, Apple, Google, and the Seraphic Fire Blog. This month explores historical music and the joys and challenges of its contemporary interpretations.

Beau Travail - Gables Cinema Virtual Screening Room

Chuck Berry: The Original King of Rock 'n' Roll
Chuck Berry’s 60th birthday concert and the drama surrounding it were captured in Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll, but until now, Berry's life has never before been covered on screen. With Chuck Berry: The Original King of Rock 'n' Roll, award-winning filmmaker Jon Brewer lends new insight to the man known as the bedrock of Rock 'n' Roll, and several rock & roll legends reflect on what Berry meant to them. Berry was family man who managed to cross the racial divide in 1950's America with the power of a well-crafted song and a fender guitar thanks in part to his undisputed and stunning combination of talent and charisma.

Historic Venue for Special Events - Coral Gables Woman's Club

Charming Historic Venue Available For Special Events
Built in 1937, the historic Coral Gables Woman's Club --- featuring two large enchanted coral rock halls -- is available for special event rentals, weddings, quince, parties and holiday celebrations. Bring in your own caterer, florist, DJ and events team, or ask the rental staff to make arrangements. Call 305-448-7080 or email. Complete details are available on the venue rental web site.

Miami-Dade Solar Co-op

Now Is The Time To GO SOLAR
Imagine walking into a solar company’s office with 50 or 100 of your neighbors and saying, “We all want to get solar. What kind of deal can you give us?”

Friday Night Flashbacks from Miracle Theatre
Hire Frost Musicians
Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade Historical Society
Fairchild Connect To Protect Network - Save Pine Rocklands
Private Scuba Lessons
CAP Summer Artist Program
PodCast - Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan
Leica Store Miami - Workshops, Classes and Events
Lowe Connects Virtual Programs - Lowe Art Museum At University of Miami
Language Classes at Dante Alighieri
Wild Fork Foods Now Open
Takeout and Delivery in Coral Gables

Many of our favorite eateries in the Gables are offering curbside takeout, as well as delivery services. Here's a handy list of choices for Gables residents and friends.

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