Miami Happening’s Weekend Guide

miami weekend guide

Let the fun begin! Here are a few of our favorite events happening this weekend in Miami.

Second Annual Kitchen Collab Brunch with Robert Irvine
Friday, February 20, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tongue & Cheek
The South Beach Food & Wine Festival is in full swing, which means there are many delicious events to enjoy around Miami. We’ve already named a few of our favorite feasts here. For the devout Food Network fans, you won’t want to miss the chance to see the bigger-than-life personality of Robert Irvine at the Second Annual Kitchen Collab Brunch with Robert Irvine. 

Photo credit: Tongue & Cheek Facebook Fan Page

Photo credit: Tongue & Cheek Facebook Fan Page

Underline in Lights
6:00 p.m. every Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat., Sun. until February 21
Vizcaya Metrorail station, 3201 SW First Ave. Miami, FL
This weekend is your last chance to take in the colorful and vibrant lighting of an initiative dubbed “the Underline,” which will transform ten miles of underused land beneath Miami’s elevated rail into the longest linear urban park in Miami-Dade.

2015 MDA Muscle Walk of Miami
February 21, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. 
Zoo Miami 12400 SW 152nd St. Miami, FL
The 2015 MDA Muscle Walk of Miami will benefit South Florida area families served by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Take a small step to fund powerful progress for the MDA by raising critical funds and awareness to help save and improved the lives of local children and adults fighting muscle disease — all while having a great time at Zoo Miami. Participants must fund-raise to attend.

Eats & Beats
8:30 p.m. February 21, 2015 at 8:30pm
Moore Building, 4040 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL
Can’t make or afford the exclusive South Beach Wine & Food Festival’s events? Check out Eats & Beats, a music-meets-food soiree, on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Founded by nightlife impresario Emi Guerra and Liza Santana, Eats & Beats was created by locals for locals. The culinary extravaganza boasts three floors of food and drink options from some of Miami’s best-loved restaurants. Price: $99-$250.

Virginia Key Grassroots Festival
9:00 a.m. February 19, 9:00 a.m. February 20, 9:00 a.m. February 21, 9:00 a.m.
Virginia Key Beach Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Drive Key Biscayne, FL
Twenty five ago, upstate New York’s “Cajun, rock, folk, reggae, and country” crew invited a bunch of friends, fans, and musicians to Ithaca for the inaugural Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival. A quarter-century later, the fest has grown from a one-day concert in the Empire State to a four-day shindig, giving birth to North Carolina’s Shakori Hills Grassroots and the 305’s own Virginia Key Grassroots. Tunes from Donna the Buffalo themselves, Brooklyn’s Rubblebucket, Cuba’s Danay Suarez, and some of the Magic City’s finest are the highlight of the 96-hour get down. But this year’s mega fest will also feature yoga, a Culture Camp with dance and cooking workshops, a Kid’s Village (because it’s never too soon to start teaching our future generation the importance of going green), a sustainability expo, an instrument contest, a beer garden and vinyl lounge, and the Grassroots World Café. Long live the ‘Roots. Price: $25-$100/$40-$120


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