Nutcracker Magic Kids GalaSaturday, December 17 at 11 a.m.
Miami City Ballet
and Nutcracker Magic Chairs Tina Carlo and Ana Codina Barlick host the third annual Nutcracker Magic children’s gala, a family friendly event for children of all ages. This magical holiday experience begins at 11 a.m. with a magnificent brunch at the Four Seasons Grand Ballroom where children will delight in a winter wonderland photo booth and join in on a spectacular DJ-led dance party with their friends! Immediately following the brunch, guests will attend the 2 p.m. performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® at the Adrienne Arsht Center. Following the performance, Nutcracker Magic guests have the opportunity to meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and take a special family photo on the stage. Nutcracker Magic guests will enjoy prime seating along with an extraordinary backstage experience for all guests participating at the sponsorship levels. Children’s tickets are $150 per person, and adult tickets are $250 per person. Sponsorship levels are available and include tailored VIP benefits.Four Seasons Hotel Miami (Brunch)
1435 Brickell Avenue Miami
Adrienne Arsht Center's Ziff Ballet Opera House (Performance + Backstage Experience)
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
305-929-7000, Ext. 1450
6th Annual Splendor in the Garden Fashion Show and LuncheonWednesday, January 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
will host its trendiest event, the 6th Annual Splendor in the Garden
fashion show and luncheon. Fairchild has teamed up with Neiman Marcus Coral Gables to present a fabulous runway show curated by Neiman Marcus’s renowned fashion director, Ken Downing. This year’s event, which will attract a fashion forward crowd of more than 400 guests, is sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables and Mercedes-Benz of Cutler Bay and is co-chaired by Barbara Hevia and Lydia Touzet. Honorary co-chairs are Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa. Proceeds will benefit Fairchild’s programs in education, science, and conservation. Guests will be treated to garden tours during the champagne reception, followed by a gourmet lunch and Spring 2017 fashion show presented by Neiman Marcus Coral Gables. Following the fashion show, the 2017 Fairchild Philanthropy Awards will be presented to this year’s honorees, who are chosen for their dedication to supporting the Garden and the community at large. Fashions will be available for purchase after the event at the Backstage Boutique. Tickets begin at $300.Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables
305-667-1651, Ext. 3309 (Morgan Brooks)