Great Gables Events Calendar Newsletter


We're preparing for a modest Thanksgiving with family and friends. Enjoy the holiday weekend coming up soon.

Stay safe, and enjoy the best of Coral Gables in the coming days.

Robert and Robin Burr

Orchestra Miami - Beethoven For Miami Festival

Friday, November 13 at 7pm
Beethoven On The Beach
Orchestra Miami's most popular annual event returns live online -- featuring Beethoven’s Symphony N. 6 (Pastorale), Op. 68 in F Major -- paired with one of the most famous violin concertos of all time, the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 performed by newcomer Askar Salimdjanov. Orchestra Miami performs, led by Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi.

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

Fairchild Gardens Orchid

delicate flowers at Fairchild Garden

Coral Gables scenic photo illustrations ©  Robin and Robert Burr.

Restaurant of The Week
Bulla Gastrobar

Bulla Gastrobar
A popular venue that combines quality food and a first class bar for cocktails -- with a good selection of wines -- Bulla is well known and warmly recommended for their brunch items like Huevos Bulla, Patatas Bravas and French Toast; specialties like Serano Ham, Grilled Octopus Salad and Pan Con Tomate, plus entreés like Gambas Al Ajillo, Short Ribs and Tuna Tartare. Happy Hour is 5 to 7pm daily when house wines, beer, and liquor are half price. Bulla is located at 2500 Ponce. Call 786-810-6215.

Coral Gables Art Cinema Celebrating Ten Years of Cinematic Excellence
Let Him Go

Held Over at Gables Cinema
Let Him GoBooks & Books owner and Gables Cinema board member Mitchell Kaplan's latest production is a thrilling family drama starring Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, and Lesley Manville.

Starting Nov 13
Toby Dammit / La Jetée - A double bill from Federico Fellini and Chris Marker.

Divine Love - Brazilian director Gabriel Mascaro’s Divine Love (Divino Amor) world premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim and intense audience reactions. Sure to surprise and provoke, definitely recommended for adult-viewing only.

Nov 19 - One Night Only at 7:30 pm
Jiu Jitsu - Nicolas Cage and an ancient order of Jiu Jitsu fighters band together to defeat an alien invader.

Recycle Day at City Hall

Saturday, November 14 from 9am to noon
Recycle Day at City Hall
It's the annual Recycle Day at Coral Gables City Hall and a chance to discard and recycle those items not allowed in the weekly trash and recycling services such as batteries, electronics, chemicals, cardboard, documents to be shredded.

Miami Book Fair 2020 Online

Starts November 15
Miami Book Fair 2020 Online
Book Fair co-founder Mitchell Kaplan, owner of Books & Books, announces the return of Miami Book Fair as a virtual series of events. The 2020 Miami Book Fair, which has grown to be the largest literary gathering in the US, will host more than 300 authors from all over the world in conversation -- all virtual, all safe, all unique, all free -- starting November 15.

Symphony Sundays

Sunday, November 15 at 4pm
Symphony Sundays: Beethoven's Symphony N. 2 in D Major, Op. 36
Happy 250th Birthday Beethoven. Orchestra Miami presents Symphony Sundays: A series of online performances of the 4-hand piano arrangements of the first eight of Beethoven’s nine symphonies, Sundays at 4pm. Beethoven’s Symphony N. 2 in D Major, Op 36 will be performed by Elaine Rinaldi and Don Cannarozzi. Reserve your ticket for the LIVE Zoom performance online at or on facebook

Miracle Theatre Benefit - A Christmas Carol

Starting Saturday, November 28
Miracle Theatre Benefit - A Christmas Carol
Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre and producer Hunter Arnold kick off the holiday season with a special filmed version of Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic A Christmas Carol starring one of the finest stage actors of our time, Tony winner Jefferson Mays. This streaming video event will benefit Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre as well as other community, amateur, regional theaters across the country which have been devastated by the pandemic. Tickets for A Christmas Carol are now available to purchase online

Madeline's Christmas

Starting Saturday, December 5
Actors' Playhouse Reopens Miracle Theatre for Madeline's Christmas
"In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines." So begins this delightful story of Madeline's Christmas. The day begins like any other day for the girls and their caretaker Miss Clavel, but soon ends in disaster when everyone but Madeline gets the flu. Saddened that they may not be able to go home for Christmas, the girls and Miss Clavel take to their beds. Can Madeline save the day for everyone with the assistance of a mysterious Rug Merchant? Discover the answer in this delightful musical based on the popular book series by Ludwig Bemelmans. The Miracle Theatre is located at 280 Miracle Mile. Special Holiday Performance on Sunday, December 20 at 5pm. For complete details, call 305-444-9293.

Seraphic Fire Season Passes

Seraphic Fire Podcast Episode 6
This episode goes behind the scenes for the making of Seraphic Fire’s Season S, with guest host Rhett Del Campo, featuring interviews with Sarah Moyer and John Buffett. Artistic Director Patrick Quigley also drops by to discuss the process of making Season S and share a preview of a piece from our November concert, Still. Here. Enjoy the witty cast of Seraphic Fire’s artistic company and special guests as they dive into a smart and frank discussion of classical music.

Fritz & Franz Bierhaus Is Open
Biscayne Décor Knows Window Treatments
Gables Cinema Available For Private Events
Books and Books Live On Zoom
Fairchild Connect To Protect Network - Save Pine Rocklands
Solar Plus EV - Solar United Neighbors of Florida
Private Scuba Lessons
PodCast - Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan
Lowe Connects Virtual Programs - Lowe Art Museum At University of Miami
Language Classes at Dante Alighieri
Frost Sessions Podcast
Resorcity - Coral Gables City Pass
Leica Store Miami - Workshops, Classes and Events
Historic Venue for Special Events - Coral Gables Woman's Club
Coral Gables Images
Coral Gables Venetian Pool
Tropical Audubon Society
Eating House on Ponce
Bugatti - The Art Of Pasta
Seasons 52 on Miracle Mile
Lotus Garden Restaurant
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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