Weekend Excursions! May 22 – 25
Memorial weekend is coming up, meaning you have a little wiggle room to do more! Here are some events we’d like to highlight for this weekend!
All Month Long
Miami Museum Month: Buy one, get one free!
May is Miami Museum Month. That means buy one, get one free admission or other special offers at 25 participating establishments, for both locals and visitors. Plus, membership at one museum means free admission to all other participating museums in May. The annual event is organized by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Taking place all of May, until May 31st.
For more information, a list of participating museums, and downloadable coupons visit www.miamiandbeaches.com
Saturday, May 23rd
Memorial Day Weekend with Oscar G, DJ Icey and BabyAnne!
Have a blast at this Memorial weekend party with performances by Oscar G, Roland, DJ Icey, BabyAnne, Merlyn, Supernaut, Shade, Drop Zone, and DJ Hans! (21+ event, valid ID required for entry)
Taking place at 10:00 p.m. on May 23rd
Tickets range $10 and $20
Located at Revolution 100 SW 3rd Ave. Fort Lauderdale, 33312
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.jointherevolution.net
$5 late-night movies at Coral Gables Art Cinema!
Night owls who also love movies will want to get in on the discount late night movie screenings at the Coral Gables Art Cinema at 11 p.m. on Saturdays. Admission is $5 and includes a free popcorn. This Saturday, you can watch The Evil Dead!
Taking place at 11:00 p.m. on May 23rd
Coral Gables Art Cinema is located at 260 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, 33134
Call (786) 385-9689 for more information, or visit www.gablescinema.com
Saturday and Sunday, May 23rd and 24th
Haitian and Caribbean book fair!
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Sosyete Koukouy, there will be a free Hatian and Caribbean Book Fair on Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24 at the Little Haiti Cultural Center.
The first day will include a reception and lecture where attendees can meet and interact with Haitian and Caribbean authors, historians and artists. Present will be Gerard Ferrere, Edwidge Danticat and Bernard Deideritch. There will also be cultural activities with Zetwal Kreyol, Kiki Wainwright and Mecca aka Grimo.
Sunday will include workshops on Haitian cultural traditions, author readings by Joan Biskupic, Maria Venegas and Joanna Scott along with sales of CDs, books, DVDs along with traditional food for sale, and dance and music performances. Kids can enjoy magicians and storytelling.
Taking place May 23, from 6-9 p.m. and May 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The center is located at 212 NE 59 Terrace Miami, 33137
Call (305) 960-2969 for more information, or visit www.sosyetekoukouy.org
Monday May 25th
Coral Gables Waterway Canoe Tour!
This year’s Memorial Day, spend some time learning about the Miami that once was and indulge in a little historically accurate nostalgia of your own. On the Coral Gables Waterway Canoe Tour, guides will whisk you back to the days of George Merrick (planner and builder of Coral Gables), the town’s formative years, and the heyday of the iconic, charming Biltmore Hotel. You’ll see all kinds of wildlife, unique natural sights, and lots of landmarks as you enjoy a breezy paddle through the area’s canals. Bring water, closed-toe shoes, and sun protection.
The tour runs from 9 a.m. to noon on May 25th
Begins and ends at A.D. Barnes Park Nature Center located at 3401 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, 33155
Tickets cost $30 per person.
Call (305) 365-3018 for more information.