Great Gables Events Calendar Newsletter

Greetings,

The weather is marvelous. Make plans to enjoy the great outdoors, walk down Miracle Mile, visit the parks.

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

Robert and Robin Burr

Cernuda Arte Gallery - Modern & Contemporary Cuban Art from the Island & the Diaspora

Modern & Contemporary Cuban Art from the Island & the Diaspora
Cernuda Arte presents a new group exhibition of 20th century masters and contemporary artists. The showcase of paintings, drawings and sculptures includes more than 230 artworks by over 40 renowned artists. Featured on display, groups of works by René Portocarrero, Carlos Enríquez, Víctor Manuel and Eduardo Abela. Showing from the contemporary camp, works by Roberto Fabelo, Tomás Sánchez, Alfredo Sosabravo, Manuel Mendive, Clara Morera and Lilian Garcia-Roig. The gallery allows for a maximum of one family group per floor of each of our two buildings. Masks and hand sanitizers are available for visitors upon request. Cernuda Arte is located at 3155 Ponce, Monday through Friday from 10:30am to 6:30pm. Saturdays from noon to 6:30pm. https://secure.cernudaarte.com

Biltmore Sunday Brunch

Every Sunday
Biltmore Sunday Brunch
The Biltmore is unveiling an A La Carte Sunday Brunch experience, with first seating at 10am. Enjoy an array of delicious breakfast and lunch boards featuring all of your favorite hot and cold selections. Reserve your table today and enjoy their new Sunday brunch experience at the Biltmore. Seating is limited. Second seating at noon; third seating at 2pm. Call 877-752-2171. Please reserve in advance.

Vince Lago for Mayor of Coral Gables

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

Granada Golfers

Granada Golfers

Coral Gables scenic photo illustrations ©  Robin and Robert Burr.

Restaurant of The Week
Graziano’s Restaurant in Coral Gables

Graziano’s in Coral Gables
Since 1962, Grazianos has been serving patrons of Coral Gables with "damn fine Argentine" cuisine, sourcing the finest flavors from their home country. In addition to the restaurant on LeJeune, their specialty market located at 2301 Galiano, is a local favorite. The restaurant interior features floor-to-ceiling glass, a fire pit and two large grills - your first clue as to the dominant motif of well grilled Argentinean churrasco meats. Starting with home-baked or fried empanadas, you can't go wrong. Try the wild-caught Madagascar giant prawn grilled to perfection; octopus with ají panca marinade. The hearty salads, topped with homemade bacon fat vinaigrette, are sublime. The classic Parrillada mix grill is a great choice. From the sea, Branzino Al Asador whole Mediterranean sea bass is a reader's favorite. The robust selection of steaks is marvelous: Tenderloin, Ribeye, Cowboy, skirt --- plus rack of lamb. The pastas and risottos come highly recommended. Graziano’s is located at 394 Giralda Ave Coral Gables. Open 11am to 3:30pm; 5 to 10:30pm. Call 305-774-3599. https://www.grazianosgroup.com/restaurant-coral-gables/

Gables Cinema Virtual Screening Room

Now Playing in the Virtual Theatre
Identifying Features - A lyrical and stunning Mexican border drama about a woman who embarks on an ever-expanding journey to uncover the truth after her son crosses the border into the U.S. - and is not heard from. The Salt of Tears - Philippe Garrel's emotionally resonant moral tale is a pin-point precise observation of the callowness of youth. https://www.gablescinema.com/programs/virtual-screening-room/

Coral Gables Farmers' Market

Saturday, from 8am to 2pm
Coral Gables Farmers' Market
Every Saturday through March 27 the community Farmers Market presents fresh produce, prepared foods, baked goods, flowers and workshops for all ages from 8am to 2pm at City Hall. Be safe. Wear a mask. https://www.coralgables.com/farmers-market-at-merrick-park

Orchestra Miami - Beethoven

Saturday, January 23 at 8pm
Chamber Music Concert: Beethoven's Voice
Orchestra Miami's Beethoven for Miami Festival continues with "Beethoven's Voice" a concert of lesser-known vocal masterworks. Beethoven wrote hundreds of "lieder" (songs) which are seldomly heard on the concert stage. Enjoy a selection of songs performed by internationally acclaimed opera stars Chad Johnson, Elaine Alvarez and others. Enjoy the concert live at Granada Church, 950 University Drive, or watch in the comfort of your home via live stream broadcast. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, attendance at the venue will be limited to just 50 people and masks will be required to enter. Tickets are free, and donations will be accepted online or at the door. Call 305-274-2103. Get tickets online: https://orchestramiami.eduvision.tv/LiveEvents

Mammography Screening at Woman's Club

Saturday, January 23 from 10am to 2pm
Mammography Screening at Woman's Club
Schedule your mobile mammography appointment on Saturday at the Coral Gables Woman's Club from 10am to 2pm at 1001 E. Ponce de Leon Blvd. Please make your appointment by calling 877-318-1349 option 1, or online: http://www.floridamobilemammography.com

City Commission Meeting

Tuesday, January 26 at 9am
City Commission Meeting
The Commission meeting begins at 9am. If you wish to be part of the Live Remote Public Comments, please join via zoom. Link to agenda. You can also view it online from the Coral Gables City web site: https://www.coralgables.com/cgtv

Fairchild Full Moon Session: Nighttime Photography

Thursday, January 28 at 5pm
Fairchild Full Moon Session: Nighttime Photography
South Florida’s sunsets seem to get richer with color and the moon bigger as it begins to rise. In this one-night class at Fairchild Garden students will photograph the rise of the moon. Sturdy tripods and cameras with interchangeable lenses or point-and-shoot cameras with close-up settings and user-adjustable settings are strongly recommended. This class is designed for intermediate to advanced students. Member Adult: $40. Non-Member Adult: $50. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is located at 10901 Old Cutler Road. Call 305-667-1651. https://www.fairchildgarden.org

Seraphic Fire - Season S

Saturday, February 6 at 4pm
Seraphic Fire - In Pursuit of Peace
Exploring humanity’s continual quest for peace through the music of American composers Steve Reich and Samuel Barber, Seraphic Fire sets the anonymous poems of Irish monks from the 8th to the 13th centuries to music composed in the 20th century. Samuel Barber’s Hermit Songs are a meditation on solitude, isolation, and the simple joys of life. A special rebroadcast of the 2016 performance of Reich’s The Desert Music by Seraphic Fire and New World Symphony, conducted by Patrick Quigley, raises the duality of war and peace and questions the lengths humankind will go to achieve its goals. https://www.seraphicfire.org

Secret Garden Tour Of Coconut Grove

Saturday, February 13 at 1pm
Secret Garden Tour Of Coconut Grove
Enjoy a self-guided tour of six private gardens in Coconut Grove. Ticket sales are very limited especially for car tickets. Bikes and scooters are encouraged. All proceeds benefit Friends of the Commodore Trail. Link to Tickets.

Wizard Of Oz - Live On Stage

Saturday, February 20 at 2pm
Wizard Of Oz - Live On Stage
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 to find the mighty Wizard who can send her home. Originally produced by the award-winning Prince Street Players, this funny and clever musical is sure to entertain both the largest and smallest of munchkins. https://www.actorsplayhouse.org/childrens-theatre/

Charles H. Baker and Java Head

Sunday, February 21 at 2pm
Charles H. Baker and Java Head
The Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society welcomes members and friends to an online presentation about the life of world travelers and celebrated bon vivants Charles and Pauline Baker, creators of the famed Java Head residence on the Coral Gables Waterway. Charles Henry Baker Jr. was an American author best known for his culinary and cocktail writings. During prohibition, Charles Baker traveled the world in search of exotic alcoholic beverages in addition to interesting people with whom he could share them. The Gentleman’s Companion: The Exotic Drinking Book is the summation of Baker’s drinking experiences abroad. https://www.mpnod.org/events/feb-21-charles-h-baker-and-java-head/

Weekend Brunch at MKT Kitchen

Saturdays and Sundays
Weekend Brunch at MKT Kitchen
MKT Kitchen in Coral Gables will now be serving brunch on Saturday and Sunday from open to close. The a la carte menu features new items like Stone Crab Benedict, Steak and Eggs and Weekly Waffle Specials and joins MKT Kitchen favorites like the Daily Quiche Specials, Croissant or Bagel Breakfast Sandwich, and MKT's signature Cheeseburger and sandwiches, from the Prime Rib French Dip and Lobster Roll to the Fresh Mozzarella, Prosciutto and Pesto and the Turkey BLT. Brunch selections can be paired with Miami-based beverages, including Per'la Coffee and Jojo Tea. Or, perhaps throw in some bubbles with 305 Squeezed Juice and enjoy unlimited mimosas. MKT Kitchen is located at 1831 Ponce. Call 305-882-2600. https://www.mktkitchencoralgables.com

Fritz & Franz Bierhaus Is Open
Biscayne Décor Knows Window Treatments
GableStage
Coral Gables Art Cinema Celebrating Ten Years of Cinematic Excellence
Gables Cinema Available For Private Events
Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society
Books and Books Live On Zoom
PodCast - Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan
Frost Sessions Podcast
Fairchild Connect To Protect Network - Save Pine Rocklands
Solar Plus EV - Solar United Neighbors of Florida
Private Scuba Lessons
Lowe Connects Virtual Programs - Lowe Art Museum At University of Miami
Language Classes at Dante Alighieri
Seraphic Fire Season Passes
Historic Venue for Special Events - Coral Gables Woman's Club
Coral Gables Images
Tropical Audubon Society
Florida Conservation Voters
Sierra Club of Florida - Defending Florida's Environment
Cheesecake Factory
Gusto Fino Italian Deli Caffe
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.

http://www.greatgables.com/CoralGables/ToGo.html

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