MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL
Friday 3/9 to Sunday 3/18
Cost for films: $10-$13
The multiparty evening will kick off at the Olympia Theater at 7 p.m. for the festival’s awards-night ceremony. From there, it’s across the street for the awards-night party at the Alfred I. duPont Building. And to cap off the evening, head to Pérez Art Museum Miami for a late-night bash offering grub, cocktails, and plenty of opportunities to shake your rump.
JOHN MARTIN ST. PATRICK’S DAY
Saturday 3/17 Noon to 2.00 am
253 Miracle Mile
One of the longest running St. Patrick’s Day parties, and one of the biggest, is in the heart of Coral Gables. It’s an all-day party at John Martin’s kicking off with Irish dancers, a fiddler and a rainbow ribbon-cutting by public officials. The fun continues with a bagpiper, followed by Paddy Kelleghan and then John Martin’s own DJ takes over spinning at 5 p.m. Daytime fun for the kids includes unicorn pony rides, face painting and balloon animals from noon to 3 p.m.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the authentic way with a performance of the Irish musical now playing at the Miracle Theatre! Set in Dublin, ONCE is the smash-hit musical that has captured hearts around the world with its touching love story, glorious music and irresistible humor. Featuring Miami’s only onstage bar, audience members are invited to join in a lively music session with the cast before the show while enjoying a drink onstage in our authentic Irish
MIAMI DADE COUNTY YOUTH F3/AIR AND EXPO
3/15 to 4/8 (Closed 3/19, 3/20, 4/2 & 4/3)
10901 Coral Way
Cost: Entrance $14
The Miami-Dade County Fair & Expositio concert this Saturday 3/18 on the Main Street Stage will feature Ginuwine and the Sugarhill Gang. Entrance includes access to standing areas for concerts; concert seat tickets cost $10 to $25.
CERAMIC FOR KIDS
Saturday 3/17 11:30 am
Imago Art in Action
165 Majorca Ave.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
A workshop for kids to learn how to model and draw on clay, geared towards eastern celebration. Under de supervision of ceramic artist Marah Valenzuela, kids will model their own figures
LA BAND MORISCA
La Banda Morisca is a septet from Andalucia who incorporate traditions from both sides of the Mediterranean— including Andalusian moaxajas and North African chaabi– with flamenco and Andalusian rock on a range of instruments that includes oud (lute), guitarra Morisca (Moorish guitar), tarota (oboe), banjo, bass, percussion, saxophones and drums. Acclaimed for their intoxicating blend of traditional and modern sounds, La Banda Morisca evokes the cultural heritage of ancient Al-Andalus and its lasting impact across Andalusia, the Maghreb, and the Near East.
FARMERS MARKET – CORAL GABLES
January 13th – March 25th – 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Miracle Mile & Lejeune Road
Just-picked produce, along with baked goods, gourmet specialty foods and plants, are available for sale. Other activities include cooking demonstrations, chai tea classes, kids activities, gardening workshops, live music and more.