Greetings,

April brings more wonderful opportunities to enjoy the rich cultural landscape in our little city. Get ready for First Friday Gallery Night art receptions and the al fresco dining experience of Giralda Under The Stars.

Strolling down Miracle Mile is a world-class experience with so many fine choices of dining, drinks, theatre, books, movies, shopping... the list goes on and on.

Plan your quality time with family and friends as you scan the following list of Great Gables Events.

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Friday - Gallery Night and Giralda Under The Stars
Make plans to meet up with friends for an amazing al fresco experience on First Friday Gallery Night next weekend. Art gallery wine receptions, plus the spectacle of Giralda Plaza Under The Stars and a stroll down Miracle Mile in the moonlight -- what more do you need to know?

Saturday - Cabaret Show Dinner at Mariposa
Take a trip around the world at Mariposa at Neiman Marcus in The Shops of Merrick Park with a prix-fixe three-course dinner that includes entertainment. From show tunes to songs with an international flair, Sylvia gives her audience the perfect sampling of all her talents singing in English, French and Spanish. https://gablesguide.com/event/come-to-the-cabaret-at-mariposa-restaurant/

Sunday - Dick Renick, Growing Up In Miami
Long-time South Florida resident and Navy veteran Richard R. (Dick) Renick, a popular politician in the state of Florida offers a personal presentation on growing up in South Florida at the Coral Gables Museum, Sunday at 2pm. Dick served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1966 to 1977, as a Democrat, and the Florida State Senate from 1975 to 1982. He also had a distinguished career as a cinematographer, television and film director. https://gablesguide.com/event/miami-pioneers-natives-of-dade-historical-society-2019-04-07/

Sunday - La Joie de Vivre Garden Party
Join the members of the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables and friends for an elegant garden party at 516 Caligula Ave from 4 to 6pm and to learn about the French Country Village. The price is $50 per person and includes reception at a private residence, French country food and wine bar, speaker, and live music. https://gablesguide.com/event/la-joie-de-vivre-garden-party/

Tuesday - Ready, Set... Vote
The City of Coral Gables General Biennial Election will take place on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at authorized voting precincts. Coral Gables voters will have an opportunity to elect representatives for the Mayoral seat to serve for a two-year term, and for the Group 4 Commission seat to serve for a four-year term. https://www.coralgables.com/departments/CityClerk/2019-election-home

Tuesday - Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's
It's the annual Free Ice Cream Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's, 80 Aragon Ave, from noon to 8pm. https://www.benjerry.com/scoop-shops/free-cone-day
April 13-14 - Fairchild Spring Garden Festival
Celebrate the season with local foods and the gorgeous gardens they grow in, on the weekend of April 13-14 at Fairchild Garden. Learn tips to keep your garden thriving during the summer months, pick up a trick from local chefs at a cooking demonstration, shop artisan vendors or pick up delicious foods from local vendors. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/spring-garden-festival-and-40th-annual-spring-plant-sale
Great Gables Events Calendar
If you have trouble viewing the calendar listings below, visit this link: https://gablesguide.com/events/
Visit the Great Gables Events calendar online for the latest updates.
GablesStage - The Children

Friday, April 5

The Tragedy of King Richard the Second
National Theatre LiveFriday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Live Theatre: Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Bolingbroke challenges the throne and the king’s divine right to rule. More information

Plant ID Workshop at Fairchild
Plant ID Workshop at Fairchild GardenFriday, April 5, 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, April 5, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy 1/2 off all well spirits, house wines by the glass, and draft beers at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests that arrive before 6:30pm receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm). More information

Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live
Gallery Night Live at the MuseumFriday, April 5, 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, April 5, 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

ArtSpace - Abstract Diversity in Painting
ArtSpace / Virginia Miller GalleriesFriday, April 5, 2019 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, 169 Madeira Avenue
Virginia Miller's ArtSpace Galleries presents the opening reception from 6 to 10pm for the Abstract Diversity in Painting exhibit featuring Florian Depenthal, Ned Evans and Linda Touby, now on display through July. More information

H. Benitez Fine Art Gallery Night
H. Benitez GalleryFriday, April 5, 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. More information

Giralda Under The Stars
Giralda Plaza - Coral Gables Restaurant RowFriday, April 5, 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 until April for a delightful al fresco dining experience at Giralda Plaza, with live entertainment, starting at 7pm. More information

Cooking Class: Peru 101
Cooking ClassFriday, April 5, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Aragon 101, 101 Aragon Avenue
Transport your senses to the land of the Incas with Chef Natalia Garcia, starting at 7pm, exploring different preparations of ceviches and other Peruvian dishes. More information

Rob Haff - Wynwood Black
Books & BooksFriday, April 5, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
In Wynwood Black, photographer Rob Haff captures the street art and graffiti of the Wynwood Arts District of Miami through an alternative perspective. His black and white photographs brilliantly reflect the unique character of the evolving district where art and modernity mesh with stark urban realities. More information

Men's Baseball: Florida State at Miami
baseballFriday, April 5, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Mark Light Field, 6201 San Amaro Drive
The Florida State University Seminoles Men's Baseball team challenges the UM Hurricanes at Mark Light Field. More information

Live Music in the Courtyard at Books & Books
MusicFriday, April 5, 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

Memphis The Musical at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreFriday, April 5, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
Inspired by actual events, Memphis follows the story of Huey Calhoun, a fictitious white radio DJ who was one of the first to play black music in 1950s Memphis, and Felicia, a black club singer who is hoping for her big break. Filled with laughter, soaring emotion, forbidden love, irresistible dancing, rhythm and blues, and roof raising rock ‘n’ roll, this winner of four Tony Awards including “Best Musical” features a Tony-winning book by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change), and a Tony-winning original score with music by David Bryan, one of the founding members of Bon Jovi. More information

The Children at GableStage
GableStage TheatreFriday, April 5, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
Lucy Kirkwood's acclaimed play comes to GableStage. In a remote cottage on the lonely British coast, Hazel and Robin, a couple of retired nuclear engineers, are living a very quiet life. Outside, the world is in utter chaos following a devastating series of events. When an old friend turns up at their door, they’re shocked to discover the real reason for her visit. More information

Patricia Marx and Roz Chast
Books & BooksFriday, April 5, 2019 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Meet contributor to the New Yorker of over 30 years, former SNL writer, Princeton University professor and the first woman to ever be elected to the Harvard Lampoon, Patricia Marx, and New Yorker staff cartoonist of over 800 cartoons, Roz Chast, as they talk about their latest book collaboration Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It? More information

Transit at Cosford Cinema
Cosford CinemaFriday, April 5, 2019 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Cosford Cinema, 5030 Brunson Drive, UM Campus
The German troops are just outside Paris. Georg escapes to Marseille at the last moment. His luggage contains the legacy of a writer named Weidel, who took his own life out of fear of persecution. This legacy comprises a manuscript, some letters and the Mexican Embassy’s assurance of a visa. Only those who can prove that they will leave are allowed in this port town, and this means you need an entry permit from a potential host country. More information

The Mustang at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaFriday, April 5, 2019 - 8:45pm to 10:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Roman (Matthias Schoenaerts), a convict in a rural Nevada prison who struggles to escape his violent past, is required to participate in an "outdoor maintenance" program as part of his social rehabilitation. Spotted by a veteran trainer (Bruce Dern), he is accepted in the selective wild horse training section of the program. More information

Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The Mile
Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The MileFriday, April 5, 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


Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre

Saturday, April 6

National Beer Day at Bulla Gastrobar
beerSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Bulla Gastrobar, 2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Celebrate national beer day with $5 specials at Bulla Gastrobar -- all day and night. More information

Kids: Storytime and Craft at Books & Books
Books & BooksSaturday, April 6, 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

Downtown Walking Tour
Saturday Morning Downtown Walking TourSaturday, April 6, 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

The Tragedy of King Richard the Second
National Theatre LiveSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Live Theatre: Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Bolingbroke challenges the throne and the king’s divine right to rule. More information

Coral Gables 'Creating the Dream' Tour
George Merrick of Coral GablesSaturday, April 6, 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

The Young Viejos vs Old Poets Softball Rematch
Poetry Quill BookSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
War Memorial Youth Center, 405 University Drive
You can find poetry at the baseball field at the Coral Gables Youth Center for The Young Viejos vs Old Poets Softball Rematch, starting at 1pm. Poems shall be recited at the plate and other meaningless hi-jinks. More information

Saturday Wine Tastings at Uvaggio Wine Bar
Wine TastingsSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Uvaggio Wine Bar, 70 Miracle Mile
Uvaggio offers our special wine tastings from 5 to 6pm, bringing a different topic and focus to the table each weekend. More information

Belle Boggs - The Gulf
Books & BooksSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
A sharply funny dive into writing workshops, for-profit education, and the gulf between believers and nonbelievers. With humor and empathy, The Art of Waiting author Belle Boggs plumbs the troubled waters dividing America in her debut novel, The Gulf. Marianne is in a slump: barely able to support herself teaching, not making progress on her poetry, about to lose her Brooklyn apartment. When her novelist ex-fiancé, Eric, and his venture capitalist brother, Mark, offer her a job directing a low-residency school for Christian writers at a motel they’ve inherited on Florida’s Gulf Coast, she can’t come up with a reason to say no. More information

Come to the Cabaret at Mariposa Restaurant
dinner and entertainmentSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Mariposa, 390 San Lorenzo Ave
Take a trip around the world at Mariposa at Neiman Marcus in The Shops of Merrick Park with a prix-fixe three-course dinner that includes entertainment. From show tunes to songs with an international flair, Sylvia givers her audience the perfect sampling of all her talents singing in English, French and Spanish. More information

Hamburger House Party at Magic City
Hamburger House Party at Magic CitySaturday, April 6, 2019 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Avenue
Burger Beast Feasts presents Hamburger House Party and Wiener Bash competition on Saturday April 6th at Magic City Casino, from 7:15 to 10pm. VIP tickets grant entrance at 6:30pm. Craft beers, desserts, drinks and snacks round out the offerings. The Best Burger & Hot Dog/Sausage Restaurants chosen by Burger Beast will be competing for your vote to be crowned the Best of the Best. More information

Campbell McGrath - Nouns & Verbs
Books & BooksSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
A major new collection from one of our best loved, most celebrated, and most original poets. Deeply personal but also expansive in its imaginative scope, Nouns & Verbs brings together thirty-five years of writing from Campbell McGrath, one of America's most highly lauded poets. More information

Men's Baseball: Florida State at Miami
baseballSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Mark Light Field, 6201 San Amaro Drive
The Florida State University Seminoles Men's Baseball team challenges the UM Hurricanes at Mark Light Field. More information

Free Concert - Brothers and Brats
Brothers and BratsSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Riviera Presbyterian Church, 5275 Sunset Drive
Enjoy live folk music -- a free concert by the Brothers Page -- and a few surprises, from 7 to 9pm at Riviera Presbyterian Church at 5275 Sunset Drive. Brats and toppings will be served. All ages are welcome to this free event. More information

Live Music in the Courtyard at Books & Books
MusicSaturday, April 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

Memphis The Musical at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
Inspired by actual events, Memphis follows the story of Huey Calhoun, a fictitious white radio DJ who was one of the first to play black music in 1950s Memphis, and Felicia, a black club singer who is hoping for her big break. Filled with laughter, soaring emotion, forbidden love, irresistible dancing, rhythm and blues, and roof raising rock ‘n’ roll, this winner of four Tony Awards including “Best Musical” features a Tony-winning book by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change), and a Tony-winning original score with music by David Bryan, one of the founding members of Bon Jovi. More information

The Children at GableStage
GableStage TheatreSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
Lucy Kirkwood's acclaimed play comes to GableStage. In a remote cottage on the lonely British coast, Hazel and Robin, a couple of retired nuclear engineers, are living a very quiet life. Outside, the world is in utter chaos following a devastating series of events. When an old friend turns up at their door, they’re shocked to discover the real reason for her visit. More information

Transit at Cosford Cinema
Cosford CinemaSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Cosford Cinema, 5030 Brunson Drive, UM Campus
The German troops are just outside Paris. Georg escapes to Marseille at the last moment. His luggage contains the legacy of a writer named Weidel, who took his own life out of fear of persecution. This legacy comprises a manuscript, some letters and the Mexican Embassy’s assurance of a visa. Only those who can prove that they will leave are allowed in this port town, and this means you need an entry permit from a potential host country. More information

The Mustang at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 8:45pm to 10:30pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Roman (Matthias Schoenaerts), a convict in a rural Nevada prison who struggles to escape his violent past, is required to participate in an "outdoor maintenance" program as part of his social rehabilitation. Spotted by a veteran trainer (Bruce Dern), he is accepted in the selective wild horse training section of the program. More information

Late Saturday Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy 1/2 off all well spirits, house wines by the glass, and draft beers at John Martins Saturday evening from 10pm to midnight. More information

After Hours Movie - John Wick
Coral Gables Art CinemaSaturday, April 6, 2019 - 11:30pm to 11:55pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
John Wick mourns the loss of his wife to a terminal illness but a gift from beyond the grave in the form of an adorable beagle puppy puts the stoic and brooding man on the path to recovery -- until a troupe of Russian gangsters break into his home, savagely beat him, and (their worst mistake) kill his dog. More information


Coral Gables Art Cinema

Sunday, April 7

National Beer Day at Bulla Gastrobar
beerSunday, April 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Bulla Gastrobar, 2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Celebrate national beer day with $5 specials at Bulla Gastrobar -- all day and night. More information

Yoga in the Garden
Yoga in the Garden at Fairchild GardenSunday, April 7, 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, April 7, 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, April 7, 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, April 7, 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

The Tragedy of King Richard the Second
National Theatre LiveSunday, April 7, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Live Theatre: Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Bolingbroke challenges the throne and the king’s divine right to rule. More information

Sunday Sounds at Fairchild
Sunday Sounds at Fairchild GardenSunday, April 7, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road
Enjoy live music performed by student ensembles from the Barrett School of Music on the first Sunday each month from 1 to 2pm at the Fairchild Gardens' Glasshouse Cafe. More information

Men's Baseball: Florida State at Miami
baseballSunday, April 7, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Mark Light Field, 6201 San Amaro Drive
The Florida State University Seminoles Men's Baseball team challenges the UM Hurricanes at Mark Light Field. More information

Historic Biltmore Hotel Walking Tour
Biltmore HotelSunday, April 7, 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

Miami Pioneers - Dick Renick
Miami Pioneers and Natives of DadeSunday, April 7, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
The guest speaker is long-time South Florida resident and Navy veteran Richard R. (Dick) Renick, a popular politician in the state of Florida. He served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1966 to 1977, as a Democrat, and the Florida State Senate from 1975 to 1982. He also had a distinguished career as a cinematographer, television and film director. More information

The Children at GableStage
GableStage TheatreSunday, April 7, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
Lucy Kirkwood's acclaimed play comes to GableStage. In a remote cottage on the lonely British coast, Hazel and Robin, a couple of retired nuclear engineers, are living a very quiet life. Outside, the world is in utter chaos following a devastating series of events. When an old friend turns up at their door, they’re shocked to discover the real reason for her visit. More information

Memphis The Musical at Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreSunday, April 7, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile
Inspired by actual events, Memphis follows the story of Huey Calhoun, a fictitious white radio DJ who was one of the first to play black music in 1950s Memphis, and Felicia, a black club singer who is hoping for her big break. Filled with laughter, soaring emotion, forbidden love, irresistible dancing, rhythm and blues, and roof raising rock ‘n’ roll, this winner of four Tony Awards including “Best Musical” features a Tony-winning book by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change), and a Tony-winning original score with music by David Bryan, one of the founding members of Bon Jovi. More information

Zéphyros Winds in Concert
The Frost Music Live! Signature SeriesSunday, April 7, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive
One of America's leading chamber ensembles, Zéphyros Winds brings together the diverse voices of the Great American Landscape in a richly varied program featuring works by Samuel Barber, John Harbison, Elliott Carter, Valerie Coleman, and the premiere of a newly commissioned work by renowned composer and jazz bandleader David Sanford. The concert begins at 4pm at UM Gusman Concert Hall. More information

La Joie de Vivre Garden Party
Historical Association of Coral GablesSunday, April 7, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
516 Caligula Ave, 516 Caligula Ave
Join the members of the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables and friends for an elegant garden party at 516 Caligula Ave from 4 to 6pm and to learn about the French Country Village. The price is $50 per person and includes reception at a private residence, French country food and wine bar, speaker, and live music. More information

Kids: Little Cauliflower
Books & BooksSunday, April 7, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Little Cauliflower is a coming of age story in eighteen poems. The speaker grapples with dual heritage, two countries, homes and cultures. These poems map a journey through liminal spaces, asking: What wisdom comes from tragedy? What is home? What does it mean to reckon and understand the polarities of the human experience? More information

Open Mic Night at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantSunday, April 7, 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


Coral Gables Museum

Monday, April 8

Empanada Day - April 8
EmpanadaMonday, April 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Graziano’s Gourmet, 2301 Galiano Street
Empanada Day is coming to Graziano's -- all day on April 8th -- with all your favorites for $1.99 each. More information

Merrick House Governing Board Meeting
City of Coral GablesMonday, April 8, 2019 - 8:30am to 9:30pm
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, April 8, 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, April 8, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy 1/2 off all well spirits, house wines by the glass, and draft beers at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests that arrive before 6:30pm receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm). More information

Schnitzel Fiesta Monday at the Bierhaus
Bierhaus Schnitzel FiestaMonday, April 8, 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

Ridley Pearson - Super Sons
Books & BooksMonday, April 8, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Jon Kent and Damian "Ian" Wayne are opposite in every way except one -- they are the sons of the World's Greatest Heroes. To uncover a global conspiracy, this unlikely dynamic duo will need to learn to trust each other and work together to save the Earth. But who is the mysterious Candace, and what secrets does she hold that could be the key to everything? More information

Jazz It Up Mondays at Open Stage
JazzMonday, April 8, 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


Fritz and Franz Bierhaus

Tuesday, April 9

Vote - City Elections Day
voteTuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The City of Coral Gables General Biennial Election will take place on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at authorized voting precincts. Coral Gables voters will have an opportunity to elect representatives for the Mayoral seat to serve for a two-year term, and for the Group 4 Commission seat to serve for a four-year term More information

Plomo Tequila & Taco Bar Tuesday Specials
Plomo Tequila & Taco BarTuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to 11:30pm
Plomo Tequila & Taco Bar, 230 Miracle Mile
Enjoy drink specials all day -- every Tuesday -- at Plomo Tequila & Taco Bar at 230 Miracle Mile. More information

Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's
Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry'sTuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Ben & Jerry’s, 80 Aragon Avenue
Its the annual Free Ice Cream Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's, 80 Aragon Ave, from noon to 8pm. More information

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantTuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy 1/2 off all well spirits, house wines by the glass, and draft beers at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests that arrive before 6:30pm receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm). More information

Schnitzel Fiesta Tuesday at the Bierhaus
Bierhaus Schnitzel FiestaTuesday, April 9, 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

Baseball - Florida Gulf Coast Eagles at Miami
baseballTuesday, April 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Mark Light Field, 6201 San Amaro Drive
Attend an exciting and fun-filled afternoon that will include every couple's needs for a beautiful and perfect Miami wedding. Get ideas from more than 60 top wedding and luxury event planners and designers, florists, restaurants and caterers from 1 to 4pm. More information

Human Trafficking Within Our Midst
Books & BooksTuesday, April 9, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Human trafficking is alive, and in our backyard. State Attorney Kathy Fernandez Rundle will lead a discussion about human trafficking in our society and in our local community. She will also share insights helping to address these issues. Free and open to the public. More information

Jam and Open Mic Night
Open Stage ClubTuesday, April 9, 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

Cooking Class: Italian Spring Classics
Cooking ClassTuesday, April 9, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Aragon 101, 101 Aragon Avenue
Roll up your sleeves for a night of homemade Italian favorites with Chef Pablo Zitzman, starting at 7pm. You’re making classic dishes with a fresh Spring touch. More information

Alma de Tango at the Biltmore
TangoTuesday, April 9, 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


JohnMartin's Irish Pub and Restaurant

Wednesday, April 10

Wine Down Wednesdays at Books & Books
Wine Down Wednesdays at Books & BooksWednesday, April 10, 2019 - 9:00am 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, April 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy 1/2 off all well spirits, house wines by the glass, and draft beers at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests that arrive before 6:30pm receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm). More information

Miami Backgammon Group weekly events
BackgammonWednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Fritz and Franz Bierhaus, 60 Merrick Way
The Miami Backgammon Club meets each Wednesday at Fritz and Franz Bierhaus 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, April 10, 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

Chasing Coral at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaWednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue
Chasing Coral taps into the collective will and wisdom of an ad man, a self-proclaimed coral nerd, top-notch camera designers, and renowned marine biologists as they invent the first time-lapse camera to record bleaching events as they happen. With its breathtaking photography, nail-biting suspense, and startling emotion, Chasing Coral is a dramatic revelation that won’t have audiences sitting idle for long. More information


University of Miami Frost Music Live

Thursday, April 11

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantThursday, April 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy 1/2 off all well spirits, house wines by the glass, and draft beers at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests that arrive before 6:30pm receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm). More information

Noche Latina at Zucca
Zucca Restaurant, Coral GablesThursday, April 11, 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

Community Meeting for Proposed Dog Park
City of Coral GablesThursday, April 11, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
War Memorial Youth Center, 405 University Drive
All residents are invited to a Community Meeting at the War Memorial Youth Center at 7pm to discuss a proposed Dog Park, which will be located on the 4500 block of Ponce de Leon Blvd near Grand Avenue. More information

The Children at GableStage
GableStage TheatreThursday, April 11, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
Lucy Kirkwood's acclaimed play comes to GableStage. In a remote cottage on the lonely British coast, Hazel and Robin, a couple of retired nuclear engineers, are living a very quiet life. Outside, the world is in utter chaos following a devastating series of events. When an old friend turns up at their door, they’re shocked to discover the real reason for her visit. More information

Chef Edward Lee - Buttermilk Graffiti
Books & BooksThursday, April 11, 2019 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Edward Lee, the acclaimed chef, writer, and Emmy-nominated TV personality forays into narrative non-fiction in his new book, Buttermilk Graffiti. To honor Miami’s prominent role in the book, Books & Books will host a conversation between Chef Edward Lee and Chef Norman Van Aken to be moderated by Food Editor for the Miami Herald, Carlos Frias. More information


Christy's Burger Fridays

Friday, April 12

Half-Off Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantFriday, April 12, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy 1/2 off all well spirits, house wines by the glass, and draft beers at John Martins Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm. Groups of ten or more guests that arrive before 6:30pm receive an extra hour of discounted drinks (until 8pm). More information

Live Music in the Courtyard at Books & Books
MusicFriday, April 12, 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

The Children at GableStage
GableStage TheatreFriday, April 12, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
Lucy Kirkwood's acclaimed play comes to GableStage. In a remote cottage on the lonely British coast, Hazel and Robin, a couple of retired nuclear engineers, are living a very quiet life. Outside, the world is in utter chaos following a devastating series of events. When an old friend turns up at their door, they’re shocked to discover the real reason for her visit. More information

Fire From Within - Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra
The Frost Music Live! Signature SeriesFriday, April 12, 2019 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive
UM's Signature Series -- Jazz, Pops, & Beyond presents premieres and performances by stellar Frost artists, starting at 8pm at UM Gusman Concert Hall. More information

Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The Mile
Karaoke at JohnMartin's On The MileFriday, April 12, 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



Saturday, April 13

Woman's Health Day at Coral Gables Woman's Club
Woman's Health DaySaturday, April 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Coral Gables Womans Club, 1009 East Ponce Blvd
You're invited to attend Women’s Health Day at the Coral Gables Woman's Club, with free admission to the first one hundred ladies on Saturday, April 13th from 9am to 2pm. Hear from experts in the fields of Alzheimer's, Cancer Prevention, Caregiving, Diabetes, Finance & Retirement, Heart Health, Holistic Healing, Nurtition, Self Care, Work Life Balance. More information

Spring Garden Fest and Plant Sale
Fairchild Spring Garden FestivalSaturday, April 13, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road
Spring is in the air for the annual Spring Garden Festival featuring the 40th Spring Plant Sale all weekend at Fairchild Garden. Shop the plant sale for one-of-a-kind plants, many new introductions from the plant explorers, grab a bite from local food trucks while enjoying live music. Shop in the marketplace for artisan products and handmade goods, catch a cooking demonstration. Sip spring brews in the beer garden, and engage with educators. Learn gardening tips from expert horticulturists. More information

Kids: Storytime and Craft at Books & Books
Books & BooksSaturday, April 13, 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, April 13, 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

Neighborhood Meeting for Maggiore Park
City of Coral GablesSaturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Maggiore Park, 5028 Maggiore Street
The City of Coral Gables invites you to attend a community meeting at Maggiore Park (5028 Maggiore) on Saturday, April 13 at 10am to discuss the redesigning of the triangle shaped property across from the Chinese Village. More information

Sea Level Rise Planning Workshop
Sea Level RiseSaturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 S.W. 72nd Avenue
Miami-Dade County Office of Resilience invites you to a Sea Level Rise Planning Workshop at the Deering Estate on April 13 from at 10am to 3pm. The workshop is an open house format to discuss how to address sea level rise in our community. No expertise is needed. More information

Downtown Walking Tour
Saturday Morning Downtown Walking TourSaturday, April 13, 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

Coral Gables 'Creating the Dream' Tour
George Merrick of Coral GablesSaturday, April 13, 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

Villagers’ Historic Hunt & Road Rally
Villagers’ Historic Hunt & Road RallySaturday, April 13, 2019 - 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Chamber South, 6410 SW 80th Street
The Villagers’ annual Historic Hunt & Road Rally is set for Saturday, April 13 with a theme of Larkin -- about the City of Pleasant Living. The event is open to the public, starting at Chamber South, 6410 SW 80th Street in South Miami at 2pm. More information

Saturday Wine Tastings at Uvaggio Wine Bar
Wine TastingsSaturday, April 13, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Uvaggio Wine Bar, 70 Miracle Mile
Uvaggio offers our special wine tastings from 5 to 6pm, bringing a different topic and focus to the table each weekend. More information

Cooking Class: Tapas Españolas
Cooking ClassSaturday, April 13, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Aragon 101, 101 Aragon Avenue
Enjoy the beginning of Spring with a nod to Spain, under the direction of Chef Natalia Garcia, starting at 7pm. Learn to make a range of classic and contemporary tapas focused on using seasonal ingredients. Spanish tapas are perfect for sharing and are ideal for entertaining friends. More information

Live Music in the Courtyard at Books & Books
MusicSaturday, April 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

The Children at GableStage
GableStage TheatreSaturday, April 13, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave, #230
Lucy Kirkwood's acclaimed play comes to GableStage. In a remote cottage on the lonely British coast, Hazel and Robin, a couple of retired nuclear engineers, are living a very quiet life. Outside, the world is in utter chaos following a devastating series of events. When an old friend turns up at their door, they’re shocked to discover the real reason for her visit. More information

Late Saturday Happy Hour at JohnMartin's
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantSaturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile
Enjoy 1/2 off all well spirits, house wines by the glass, and draft beers at John Martins Saturday evening from 10pm to midnight. More information

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