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Leap Day 2016: Make the Most of Your Extra Day

Leap Day 2016: Make the Most of Your Extra Day

As you have no doubt heard by now, 2016 is a leap year and February 29th is our long awaited Leap Day. And while you may find some lamenting their “unpaid” workday, we’re looking at Leap Day with a different perspective- an extra day to enjoy life in Hunterdon County! But why do we have a leap […]

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4th Annual Miami Beer Festival

The 4th annual Miami Beer Festival brings together dozens of craft and international breweries, as well as Southern Florida’s best local breweries. The event will take place at the plaza of Marlins Park, and will feature food trucks, DJs, entertainment, and some delicious beers. Admission if $40 for general admission and $50 for VIP (includes […]

International Chocolate Festival at Fairchild

International Chocolate Festival at Fairchild

Satisfy your taste buds and delight in a weekend of sweet treats at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s 10th Annual International Chocolate Festival. Discover a world of chocolate throughout 83 acres complete with artisan chocolatiers, interactive chocolate making displays, sweet samples, and delicious cooking demos. The festival runs from Friday, January 22 – Sunday, January 24, […]

Redland Heritage Festival

Redland Heritage Festival

A tradition at Fruit & Spice Park since 1976, the Redland Heritage Festival features historical displays, local arts & crafts, a large selection of tropical plants, and great food! Children’s activities include a petting zoo, pony rides, and interactive Everglades wildlife show. Admission is $8 per person (children 11 and under are admitted free). Note: […]

2015 Seed Food & Wine Festival

2015 Seed Food & Wine Festival

Health-conscious Miamians will gather at the Seed Food & Wine Festival to celebrate delicious plant-based foods and raise health awareness. Seed Food and Wine Festival is a weekend adventure for guests who want to sip, savor and experience conscious, sustainable, plant-based, vegan living. All activities were carefully crafted to take guests through a one-of-a-kind journey from cooking demonstrations, […]

Fairchild Celebrates 75 Years of the Ramble Festival

Fairchild Celebrates 75 Years of the Ramble Festival

Fairchild’s most beloved garden tradition is turning 75 this year. Celebrate this Ramble & Fall Garden Festival milestone with classic festival favorites like antiques and books sales, cooking and gardening demonstrations, a tea garden, artists and guilds, and plant sales. This year’s festival is Friday, November 13 – Sunday, November 15 from 9:30 a.m. – […]

Adopt a Free Pet at Alma Ad’s Pet Adoption & Donation Drive

Adopt a Free Pet at Alma Ad’s Pet Adoption & Donation Drive

By Erica Greenfield My adopted niece Rilo is a sweet little girl with a not-so-sweet start to life.   After getting hit by a car and left with a devastating leg injury, Rilo’s family abandoned her on the side of a desolate Mexican road. Injured, frightened and alone, young Rilo was left to die. However, this […]

End of September Happenings

End of September Happenings

By Erica Greenfield Fall is just around the corner! Tis’ the season for cooler weather, football and pumpkin-spiced everything. Sure, it’s still 90 degrees in Miami so it may be difficult to get into the spirit of the season, but as the month comes to an end and we pray for a much needed cool-down, […]

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Concrete Beach Brewery’s 1st Annual Blocktoberfest

Concrete Beach is throwing an all-day celebration…and there’s a lot to celebrate! This free event not only coincides with the 1st day of Oktoberfest in Munich but Concrete Beach Brewery will celebrate their Official Ribbon Cutting with City of Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado as well as the release of their latest craft creation, Floridafest Coconut Lager. The all-day celebration at the brewery’s Social Hall […]

Bird Festival at Fairchild

Bird Festival at Fairchild

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is once again celebrating its feathered friends at the annual Bird Festival, presented in partnership with the Tropical Audubon Society, from October 3-4, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Visitors can learn all about birds and their habitats with energizing bird walks, dynamic lectures from birding experts, bird-attracting plant sales, and interactions […]