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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden


address  10901 Old Cutler Rd.
 Coral Gables, FL  33156
phone (305) 667-1651
hours Garden hours: 9:30 am-4:30 pm; closed Christmas Day
general adm $25; $18 seniors; $12 children 6-17; free for members and children 5 and under
www.fairchildgarden.org/

Upcoming Events

Growing Herbs in SFL: Lecture and Sale with Carolyne Coppolo

Class/Workshop, Community Event, Education, Gardening, Green/Environmental, General, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Meeting
Mrs. Coppolo, owner of Redland Herb Farm, will introduce students to growing herbs in South Florida. She will cover the seven deadly sins of herb growing and talk about the medicinal and culinary uses of herbs. You will be able to share your personal harvest with no fear of wondering where your fresh herbs were grown. Bring a box with you to class as potted herb plants will be available for sale after class.
Sale;Plants;Herbs;Gardening;Garden
Event Info: (305) 667-1651
Ages: 18+
Price: $35; $25 members
Event Website: nc.fairchildgarden.org/sf17horticultureclasses
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 • Thu 12/14/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm 

Holiday Concert at Fairchild

Chamber Music, Classical, Family/Child, Holiday Music, Special Event, Holiday
Start your holidays off with a festival family concert for all ages! Jeff Kaye and the Fairchild holiday ensemble present an evening of classical seasonal melodies, festive family favorites and sing-a-longs, all under the stars at Fairchild! Songs include: Jingle Bells, White Christmas, Rock of Ages and more! Come early and dine at the Glasshouse Cafe, bring your own picnic or grab a bite from a food truck, it's an evening sure to spark your holiday spirit!
Concert;Holiday;Holiday Music;Garden;Family Friendly;Kids
Event Info: (305) 667-1651
Ages: All Ages
Price: Member Adult: $40; Member child: $25 Nonmember adult: $50; Nonmember child: $35
Event Website: www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/Music-Concerts/Holiday-Music
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 • Sun 12/17/17 at 6pm-10pm 

Group Volunteer Workday at Fairchild

Community Event, For the Family, Gardening, Green/Environmental, Meeting, Volunteer Event
Join us for one of our group volunteer workdays from 9 am-12 pm on the dates listed below. Please plan arrive 15 minutes prior to 9 am to complete registration. Park and enter at the South entrance (Staff Parking Lot) and check in at the Garden House. General Information and Guidelines: Volunteer groups will be required to perform physical labor in an outdoor setting, Volunteer groups must be willing to get dirty and able to work in all types of weather. Closed-toe shoes are required and long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and a hat are highly recommended. Volunteers under the age of 18 must bring a signed parental consent form provided once registered. Volunteers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or adult chaperone and require a signed parental consent form. Individuals are welcome to join in on any of our group dates. What to Bring: Refillable water bottle Snacks Mosquito repellent Sunscreen Gardening gloves Space is limited, so please e-mail volunteer@fairchildgarden.org to register your group today!
Volunteer;Group volunteering;Garden;Fairchild
Event Info: (305) 667-1651
Ages: All Ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.fairchildgarden.org/Support-Join/Volunteering-At-Fairchild
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 • Sun 12/17/17 at 9am-12pm 

7th Annual Splendor in the Garden Luncheon & Fashion Show

Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event, Fashion Show/Bridal, For the Family, General, Green/Environmental, Social Event, Tour
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and Neiman Marcus Coral Gables, proudly present Splendor in the Garden, an afternoon of fashion and philanthropy. In its 7th year, Splendor attracts guests from Pinecrest to Palm Beach and is one of the signature fashion events of the season. Leading members of the South Florida community are honored at Splendor, which features a champagne reception, luncheon, fashion show and awards ceremony. All proceeds from this event benefit Fairchild's numerous programs in conservation, science, children's education and horticulture.
Fashion;Fashion Show;Luncheon;Benefit;Fundraiser
Event Info: (305) 667-1651
Ages: All Ages
Price: $300
Event Website: www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/Events-Details/splendor-in-the-garden-1
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 • Tue 1/16/18 at 10:30am-2:30pm 

12th Annual International Chocolate Festival

Class/Workshop, Community Event, Education, Expo/Trade Show, Fair/Festival, Farmers' Market, Food/Tasting, For the Family, Gardening, General, Green/Environmental, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seminar, Social Media, Social Event, Volunteer Event
Chocolate;Festival;International;Fair
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 • Fri 1/19/18 - Thu 12/21/17 at 9:30am-4:30pm 

Gala in the Garden

Auction, Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event, General, Green/Environmental, Social Event
Gala in the Garden is Fairchild's largest annual fundraiser. In its 25th year, guests will enjoy an evening of unmatched beauty, while celebrating and supporting our programs in science education, conservation, horticulture and research. This black tie formal event begins with a cocktail reception and silent auction in the Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan Arts Center, followed by a seated dinner overlooking Pandanus Lake and dancing under the stars. Featured in Miami Magazine as one of South Florida's "Top 3" not-to-miss parties, this magical evening in the Garden is the most beautiful and fun-filled event of the social season. Gala in the Garden 2018 is chaired by Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa. Tickets start at $1,000 per person. Tables for 10 start at $10,000. For reservations and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Susannah Shubin at sshubin@fairchildgarden.org.
Gala;Fundraiser;Blacktie;Benefit;Dance;Silent auction
Event Info: (305) 667-1651
Ages: All Ages
Price: $1000
Event Website: www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/Gala-in-the-Garden
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 • Sat 2/3/18 at 6:30pm-11:30pm 

Aroid Society Show & Sale

Community Event, Craft Show, Expo/Trade Show, For the Family, Gardening, General, Green/Environmental, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Plant Show;Plant Sale;Aroid;Gardening;Garden;Horticulture
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 • Sat 2/3/18 - Sun 2/4/18 at 10:30am-5:30pm 

Sunday Sounds at Fairchild

Special Event, Acoustic, Chamber Music, Choral, Classical, Family/Child
Concert;Music;Sunday Sounds;Live Music;University of Miami;Frost;Trombone;Garden
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 • Sun 2/4/18 at 1pm-2pm 

Valentine's Day Concert at Fairchild featuring Carmen Lundy

Jazz, Special Event
Celebrate this special day under the stars with the sounds of renowned Jazz vocalist and Miami native, Carmen Lundy who will enchant the crowd with original romantic pieces creating an intimate and unforgettable evening under the stars.
Valentine's Day;Datenight;Concert;Date;Romantic;Date ideas;
Event Info: (305) 667-1651
Ages: All Ages
Price: Fairchild Member: $65 General Public: $80 Students (valid student ID required): $30 Children (6-17): $25
Event Website: www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/Events-Details/valentines-day-concert-at-fairchild-featuring-carmen-lun
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Schedule
 • Wed 2/14/18 at 5:30pm-9pm