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12/24/2017
Santa's Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops
Santa's Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops and Miami-area families are invited to enjoy this magical Christmas village offering free photos with Santa and free family holiday activities including fun crafts and games.

11551 N.W. 12th Street, Miami & 200 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach
Phone: 305--34-4200 / http://www.basspro.com/shop/en/santas-wonderland
 
Winter Fairland
Through
1/7/2018
The First Annual Winter Fairland in Miami
The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition
Bring your family and friends to the ALL NEW INDOOR Winter Fairland where you can enjoy many activities this holiday season.

10901 S.W. 24th St., Miami, FL 33165
Phone: 305--22-7060 / http://www.winterfairland.com
 
Winter Fairland™
Through
1/7/2018
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Joe A. Martinez Toy Drive
The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition
Support the less fortunate and bring a new unwrapped toy to Winter Fairland from November 24, 2017 – January 7, 2018.

10901 S.W. 24th St., Miami, FL
Phone: 305--22-060. / http://www.winterfairland.com
 
Pinecrest Gardens
12/03/2017
9:00 AM
Cultural Marketplace at Pinecrest Gardens by Knight Foundation
Pinecrest Gardens
Stroll through the Cultural Marketplace at Pinecrest Gardens and see world-class art and hear live music by some of Miami's top bands. Hosted by Knight Foundation, the Cultural Marketplace is one of three upcoming events, celebrating the 10th anniversary of Knight Arts Challenge. Admission is free..

11000 S.W. Red Road, Village of Pinecrest
http://www.pinecrerstgardens.org
 
6724
12/03/2017
1:00 PM
The Book of Mormon
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
 
6759
12/03/2017
2:00 PM
BECOMING DR. RUTH
GableStage at the Biltmore
 
Baby Otter Swim School
12/03/2017
2:00 PM
Baby Otter Swim Clinic
Central Park Aquatic Complex
Baby Otter Swim Clinic with Olympic Swimming Medalist Ryan Lochte. Cost is $215 per swimmer and $50 discount per sibling.

9151 N.W. 2nd Street, Plantation
954-704-0080 / info@babyotterswimschool.com
 
6726
12/03/2017
5:00 PM
Free Gospel Sundays: Martha Munizzi
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
 
12/03/2017
5:00 PM
A Night in Paris with Chopin and Malibran
Steinway Piano Gallery
Join The Opera Atelier for an informational recital and a live art reenactment of a typical evening with dialogues and an intimate concert. Free and open to the public.

4104 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables
786-302-3945 / http://www.theoperaatelier.com
 
6821
12/03/2017
6:00 PM
A Holiday Evening at Vizcaya Village
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
 
5779
12/03/2017
6:30 PM
Winter Wonderful Holiday Dinner
JW Marriott Marquis Miami
 
6759
12/03/2017
7:00 PM
BECOMING DR. RUTH
GableStage at the Biltmore
 
6724
12/03/2017
7:00 PM
The Book of Mormon
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
 
6178
12/04/2017
10:00 AM
Mini Mondays
Miami Children's Museum
 
Tara Ink.
12/04 to
12/6/2017
Art Exhibition by Catherine Lempereur
Villa Azur
Villa Azur Presents an Art Exhibition by Catherine Lempereur, Art Basel Week. Enjoy music by Stephan M along with the works of art.

309 23rd Street, Miami Beach
305-763-8688 / http://www.villaazurmiami.com
 
12/04/2017
6:30 PM
Van Cleef & Arpels Boutique Opening
Van Cleef & Arpels Design District Boutiqe
Van Cleef & Arpels is hosting a boutique opening party to celebrate the new store with special guests. RSVP to Olivia Tedesco at olivia.tedesco@vancleefarpels.com

140 N.E. 39th Street, Miami Design District
 
Ideobox Artspace
12/04/2017
7:00 PM
Half Hitch - Opening Reception
Ideobox Artspace
Ideobox Artspace in collaboration with Marso Gallery, is pleased to present the exhibition by Korean Artist, Jong Oh – "Half Hitch." On view through February 2018.

2417 North Miami Avenue, Miami
305-576-9878 / http://www.ideobox.com
 
Doral Chamber of Commerce
12/05/2017
8:30 AM
Social Media Marketing Class
Doral Chamber of Commerce
Implement a real, practical social media marketing strategy that provides positive return on investment (ROI) for small, medium and large businesses, entrepreneurs, franchisees, and local business owners. Admission is $97.

2900 N.W. 112th Avenue, Doral
305-477-7600 / http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ee7jbjjwaab611e2&llr=niazh9cab
 
The Biltmore Hotel
12/05 to
12/10/2017
Biltmore Curators Art Basel Experience
The Biltmore Hotel
The Biltmore Hotel, along with renowned local curators Dragonfly Expeditions, will host the Biltmore Curators Program for the second year in a row from December 5 to 10. Includes unprecedented access to Art Basel Miami, the hotel will also feature a fine art exhibition by renowned photographer Matt Stock and partner Charles J. Kropke. Packages start at $389.

1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables
18553116903 / info@dragonflyexpeditions.com
 
VIA
12/05/2017 to
1/14/2018
No Taste For Bad Taste Exhibit
Paradise Plaza
In collaboration with the Institut Francais, VIA is hosting the grand opening of their exhibit Le French Design, No Taste for Bad Taste during Art Basel in the heart of Miami's Design District. From December 5 until January 14, art lovers everywhere will get the chance to explore the exhibition that has traveled around the world from the streets of Milan to Montreal. Free.

151 N.E. 41th St Street, Miami
vanessa@s2hcommunication.com
 
6712
12/05/2017
11:00 AM
Holiday Bazaar Luncheon
La Gorce Country Club
 
6749
12/05/2017
2:30 PM
Pamela Joyner + Jorge Perez Conversation
Perez Art Museum Miami
 
VIA
12/05 to
12/6/2017
No Taste For Bad Taste Cocktail
Paradise Plaza
In collaboration with the Institut Francais, VIA presents Le French Design, No Taste for Bad Taste Cocktail Party. On December 5th & 6th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., art lovers everywhere will get the chance to wine, dine, and preview the acclaimed exhibit, prepared by whimsical French fashion designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, that has shown all around the world. Free.

151 N.E. 41st Street, Miami
vanessa@s2hcommunication.com
 
12/05/2017
6:00 PM
6th Annual Young Professionals Holiday Happy Hour
Clevelander Marlins Park
Don't miss the 6th Annual Young Professionals Holiday Happy Hour where you'll meet and mingle with South Florida's young commnity leaders. Proceeds benefit Urban Promise Miami. Tickets: $10 pre-sale and $15 at the door.

501 Marlins Way, Miami
 
AMIT
12/05/2017
7:00 PM
Educating Israel's Children: 92 Years with AMIT
Young Israel of Bal Harbour
AMIT's Annual Dinner will celebrate 92 Years of Educating Israel's Children. The evening's honorees include Marilyn & Edward Kaplan of Hollywood, and Helen Ciment of Miami Beach who will receive the Arline Reinhard z"l Leadership Award, and AYP (AMIT Young Professionals) will be recognized as Emerging Leaders. Cost: $118, $300, and $500.

9580 Abbott Avenue, Surfside
954-922-5100 / https://amitchildren.org/southeast
 
Forum Productions
12/05/2017
7:30 PM
ROSE: An Intimate Portrait of Rose Kennedy
Mizner Park Cultural Center
Special performance of ROSE: An Intimate Portrait of Rose Kennedy, by best-selling author Laurence Leamer, to benefit Unicorn Children’s Foundation.

201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton
http://miznerparkculturalcenter.com/events/rose-unicorn-childrens-foundation-benefit-performance/
 
Nautilus Hotel South Beach
12/06/2017
12:00 PM
Suzy Kellems Dominik talks art, sex and empathy at the Nautilus SoBe
Nautilus Hotel South Beach
This December, during Miami Art Week, Artist Suzy Kellems Dominik unveils I Can Feel, a vulva-shaped neon self-portrait on view at the Nautilus Hotel. The artist will be discussing her work with Holly Hager of Curatious and Beckie Warren of @GirlSeesArt in the lobby of the hotel, open to the public. Attendees will be greeted with the option of champagne or signature cocktail, please RSVP

1825 Collins Avenue Miami Beach
347-468-0735 / https://www.eventbrite.com/e/suzy-kellems-dominik-talks-art-sex-and-empathy-at-the-nautilus-sobe-tickets-40774006150
 
VIA
12/06 to
12/6/2017
No Taste For Bad Taste Cocktail
Paradise Plaza
In collaboration with the Institut Francais, VIA presents Le French Design, No Taste for Bad Taste Cocktail Party. On December 5th & 6th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., art lovers everywhere will get the chance to wine, dine, and preview the acclaimed exhibit, prepared by whimsical French fashion designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, that has shown all around the world. Free.

151 N.E. 41st Street, Miami
vanessa@s2hcommunication.com
 
The Urban Collective
12/06 to
12/10/2017
Art Africa Miami 7th Edition BACK TO BLACK
920 Gallery
Art Africa Miami Arts Fair explores how Black Arts respond to the assaults that currently beset the global African Diaspora and the world at large and how artists of African descent and the global south create modes of intervention of radical autonomy. Cost from $15 to $35.

920 N.W. 2nd Avenue, Miami
954-283-7195 / http://artafricamiamifair.com
 
Miami- Dade TPO
12/06/2017
6:00 PM
SMART Implementation Plan Charrettes - South Dade Transitway Corridor
Village of Pinecrest Evelyn Greer Park Meeting Room
The Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) will host a series of charrettes concerning the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit “SMART” Plan for the South Dade Transitway Corridor, which runs from the Metrorail Dadeland South Station to Florida City (S.W. 344th Street).

8200 S.W. 124th Street, Pinecrest
 
Tara Ink.
12/06/2017
6:30 PM
Villa Azur Art Basel Party
Villa Azur
Villa Azur celebrates Miami Art Basel Week with a special dinner event. Enjoy music by Stephan M and Guest DJ Cruz and an Art Exhibition by Antoine Verglas for your Epic Art Basel Week experience.

309 23rd Street, Miami Beach
305-763-8688 / http://www.villaazurmiami.com
 
6626
12/06/2017
7:00 PM
Virtual Reality: How to Unlock a Portal
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami
 
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
12/07/2017
6:00 PM
Contemporary Dialogues: How to Unlock a Portal
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
Exhibition artist Jacob Fellander will lead a discussion of his work, art historical influences, and visionary evolution from analog photography through virtual reality. Through this multidisciplinary initiative, MOCA builds bridges between scholars, artists and the community on issues in contemporary visual and material cultures. Admission: $10; $5 to MOCA members and North Miami residents.

770 N.E. 125th Street, North Miami
 
12/07/2017
6:30 PM
Villa Azur's Original Thursday Night Dinner
Villa Azur
Micheal Martin and Jean Philippe Benard invite you to the annual "Original Thursday Night Dinner" during Miami Art Basel Week. Enjoy Live Entertainment & Music by Stephan M and an Art Exhibition by Antoine Verglas. Sounds by: DJ Jack-E.

309 23rd Street, Miami Beach
305-763-8688 / http://www.villaazurmiami.com
 
Pinecrest Gardens
12/07/2017
6:30 PM
Dedication of Longitudinal Installation
Pinecrest Gardens
On December 7, nationally-acclaimed environmental artist, Xavier Cortada, will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of his Longitudinal Installation by unveiling a replica of the ceramic sculpture, which will be on permanent display at Pinecrest Gardens. Floridas Secretary of State Ken Detzner will be present for a dedication ceremony in addition to Palmer Trinity students.

11000 S.W. Red Road, Village of Pinecrest
 
12/07/2017
7:00 PM
The Global Gift Gala Miami
Eden Roc Nobu Hotel
Join Eva Longoria Bastn and Ricky Martin at a star-studded fundraising gala featuring red carpet, a champagne reception, five-course dinner, silent and live fine arts auction, and thrilling performances from world-renowned entertainers. Proceeds from this event will support ongoing hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico and Florida. Tickets range from $250 to $1000; attire: cocktail.

4525 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
rsvp@globalgiftfoundationusa.org
 
6822
12/07/2017
7:00 PM
New Orleans Preservation All Stars
Miami Country Day School Center for the Arts
 
King Jesus Ministry
12/07 to
12/21/2017
Family Movie Nights
King Jesus Ministry
"Family Movie Nights." shown on a 16-foot screen, will play every Thursday from Dec 7 - 21. Movies that will be screened include "Home Alone," "Elf," and "Grinch." Admission is free.

14100 S.W. 144th Avenue, Miami
305-398-7999 /
 
5320
12/07/2017
7:30 PM
Winter Shorts 2017
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
 
6759
12/07/2017
8:00 PM
BECOMING DR. RUTH
GableStage at the Biltmore
 
Fingerprint Communications
12/07/2017
11:30 PM
Yard Basel Truffle Dinner at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
In celebration of Art Basel, Yardbird Southern Table & Bar will host a very special, four-course Truffle Dinner. For one night only, the house of worship to classic southern-style cuisine and hospitality will offer an exclusive chef's table experience featuring high-end menu items paired with hand-selected Italian wine. Curated by Patrick Rebholz,

1600 Lenox Avenue, Miami Beach
http://www.runchickenrun.com/store/event/YardBaselTruffleDinner/
 
Deering Estate Foundation
12/08/2017
7:30 AM
Mistletoe & Martinis
Deering Estate
Kick off the holiday season with a joyful evening of holiday cheer. Mix and mingle while strolling through the historic homes and magnificent grounds transformed into a wondrous Festival of Trees. Enjoy festive music, lavish hors d'oeuvres and desserts from some of South Florida's finest caterers, and an accompaniment of flavorful samplings of martinis.

16701 SW 72 Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
(305) 235-1668, ext. 263 / http://www.deeringestate.org/mistletoe-martinis/
 
Doral Chamber of Commerce
12/08/2017
7:45 AM
Speed Networking at IKEA
IKEA Miami
Meet over 30-60 professionals in just two hours. Make new business connections and new friends while having fun in a professional setting. Cost is $15.

1801 N.W. 117th Avenue, Miami
305-477-7600 / http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eesz95o76ca9ec89&llr=niazh9cab
 
Markowicz Fine Art
12/08/2017
3:00 PM
HUBLOT WATCH REVEAL & FRENCH TELETHON WITH RICHARD ORLINSKI
Markowicz Fine Art
Best-selling French contemporary artist Richard Orlinski will be debuting his collaboration with Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot on Friday, December 8th. Beginning at 3 p.m., guests will first come together at Markowicz Fine Art, a leading art hub in the Design District, where Orlinski will give a speech and showcase pieces from his art collection.

110 NE 40th St Miami, Florida 33137
305-308-6398 / https://www.facebook.com/events/143585373077027/
 
Tara Ink.
12/08/2017
6:30 PM
Villa Azur Welcomes Posh Miami Art Basel Week
Villa Azur
Villa Azur Welcomes Posh Miami Art Basel Week. Enjoy a Dinner Party with music by Stephan M and Guest DJ, Paul Velloso and an Art Exhibition by Antoine Verglas.

309 23rd Street, Miami Beach
305-763-8688 / http://www.villaazurmiami.com
 
5320
12/08/2017
7:30 PM
Winter Shorts 2017
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
 
6759
12/08/2017
8:00 PM
BECOMING DR. RUTH
GableStage at the Biltmore
 
4356
12/09/2017
9:00 AM
Sensory Saturday
Miami Children's Museum
 
6817
12/09/2017
10:00 AM
All Day Shopping Benefit
Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th at Sawgrass Mills Mall
 
6431
12/09/2017
10:30 AM
Artful Playdates
Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU
 
Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern
12/09/2017
12:00 PM
Lunch with Santa
CityPlace Doral
Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern at CityPlace Doral welcomes guests to meet Santa Claus on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Children will be able to enjoy a visit and take photos with Santa. Start the season off right with this special holiday lunch!

8300 N.W. 36th Street, Doral
http://www.cityplacedoral.com/events/lunch-with-santa/
 
Chefs of the Caribbean
12/09/2017
12:00 PM
Celebrity Brunch
Caribbean Marketplace
5925 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Miami
305-492-7868 / http://chefofthecaribbeanbrunch2017.eventbrite.com
 
5320
12/09/2017
2:00 PM
Winter Shorts 2017
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
 
Art of Living Miami
12/09/2017
3:30 PM
Learn to Meditate with The Art of Living: Sahaj Samadhi Workshop
Art of Living Miami
This holiday season, give yourself the gift of peace of mind by learning how to meditate through Sahaj Samadhi Meditation. Experience Deep Inner Peace—the State of Samadhi, Increase Self-Awareness, Clarity and Creativity; Become Fully Proficient in Just a Few Hours. Register online.

3982 Loquat Avenue, Coconut Grove
305-776-0901 / http://tinyurl.com/meditatemiami
 
City of Hialeah
12/09/2017
6:00 PM
Santa's Snowblast
Goodelt Park
#HialeahHolidays continues with Santa's Snowblast presented by Sedano's Supermarkets. Children of all ages are encouraged to come with their parents for carnival rides, games, food, live musical entertainment and, of course, the chance to play on a mountain of glistening, white snow. Cost: $5-$15.

4200 W. 8th Avenue, Hialeah
305-889-5702 / https://www.facebook.com/events/510491295977847/
 
Bokamper's
12/09/2017
6:30 PM
Winterfest Boat Parade 2017 Viewing
Bokamper's Fort Lauderdale
Perched right on the Intracoastal Waterway, Bokamper's Fort Lauderdale is the perfect spot to watch this year's Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade. With prime seating in a casual setting, Bokamper's is offering a relaxing atmosphere for those looking to take in the show while enjoying delicious food and drinks.

3115 N.E. 32nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
954-900-5584 /
 
Tara Ink.
12/09/2017
6:30 PM
Villa Azur Invites You To a Dinner Party
Villa Azur
Villa Azur invites you to a Dinner Party with music by Stephan M and Guest DJ Micheal Canitrot and art works by Antoine Verglas. Enjoy an amazing Art Basel experience.

309 23rd Street, Miami Beach
305-763-8688 / http://www.villaazurmiami.com
 
12/09/2017
7:00 PM
JAFCO Silver Paradise 25th Anniversary Gala
The Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
The entire Jewish Adoption & Foster Care Options (JAFCO) community is joining together to celebrate the Silver Paradise 25th Anniversary Gala. The gala, chaired by Anita and Ralph Byer, features a cocktail reception, fine dining, silent and live auctions, dancing to a nine-piece band and a heartwarming presentation about JAFCO's life-saving work. Tickets are $425.

100 South Ocean Boulevard, Manalapan
954-315-8696 / https://www.jafco.org/events/jacobs-ladder-award-gala/
 
5783
12/09/2017
7:00 PM
Snow Ball Gala
JW Marriott Marquis Miami
 
5781
12/09/2017
7:00 PM
2017 Hope for All Gala
Hilton Miami Downtown
 
5320
12/09/2017
7:30 PM
Winter Shorts 2017
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
 
6709
12/09/2017
7:30 PM
Sounds of the Times: Myths and Memories
New World Symphony
 
12/09/2017
8:00 PM
Little Dreams Foundation Benefit Gala
The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater
The Little Dreams Foundation's 3rd annual gala, Dreaming on The Beach, will be hosted by Orianne & Phil Collins. Performances by Laura Pausini , WYK, The Little Dreamers Artists and many others. Tickets are $129.

1700 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
786-651-8100 / https://concerts1.livenation.com/event/0D005321C8EBE23C?crosssite=TM_US:773122:107452
 
5610
12/09/2017
8:00 PM
Brian Lynch Jazz Concert
Pinecrest Gardens
 
6759
12/09/2017
8:00 PM
BECOMING DR. RUTH
GableStage at the Biltmore
 
III Points
12/09/2017
9:00 PM
Wu-Tang Clan Live!
Mana Wynwood
Close your Art Basel festivities with Wu-Tang Clan performing live in Wynwood!

2217 N.W. 5th Avenue, Wynwood
http://bit.ly/2zSCP1Q
 
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