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Coral Gables Museum

285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
(305) 603-8067 http://www.coralgablesmuseum.org/

October 2015

Capture Coral Gables Awards Ceremony and Closing Reception

October 1, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Capture Coral Gables Awards Ceremony and Closing Reception

Prize winners are announced. Grand prize is a Leica camera. Light refreshments will be served.

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BOOK EVENT: George Merrick: Son of the South Wind by Arva Moore Parks

October 15, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Join us for the first book sales and book signing by author and historian Arva Moore Parks launches her highly anticipated book George Merrick, Son of the South Wind: Visionary Creator of Coral Gables. Parks is the former chief curator, interim director, and chair of the Coral Gables Museum. She is the author of numerous books on Florida history, including The Forgotten Frontier: Florida through the Lens of Ralph Middleton Munroe and Miami, the Magic City.

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Downtown Walking Tour

October 17, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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HPACG-logo

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Gables Bike Tour: BIRTHDAY BASH

October 18, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Bike Tour

Join us to celebrate the City's 90th and Bike Walk Coral Gables' Founder Robert Ruano's 50th birthdays with a Gables landmark tour followed by a party on the Museum Plaza with live music, great eats, cold beer and more! It's Biketober Fest! Join us for fun, educational bicycle tours through The City Beautiful every 3rd Sunday of every month. Each tour offers a different theme and route! Gables Bike Tours are presented by Coral Gables Museum and Bike Walk Coral…

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November 2015

American Women in France, WWI: Their Contribution

November 5, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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coral gables museum

Join us for wine, hors d'oeuvres, and presentation by Marilyn Hoder-Salmon as we focus on the exhibit Anne Morgan's War: American Women Rebuilding France, 1917-1924." Under the leadership of Anne Morgan, several hundred American women gathered in France to assist in the rebuilding of the war devastated nation. Their extraordinary determination and accomplishment was well-documented, as the exhibit so movingly portrays. This history is supplemented by an on-going process of rediscovery of the records of other American women, both expatriates…

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Party on the Plaza

November 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Bat Watch Event

Tickets now on sale! The Coral Gables Museum Young Associates’ 5th Annual Party on the Plaza, takes on a new theme – Miami’s Vice. This annual outdoor cocktail party on the Museum’s Plaza attracts a stellar crowd and this year’s event hosted by Fusion anchor Nando Vila will feature live music by Radio Stereo, DJ Ethics, great eats, boats, cars, a casino and an open Bacardi bar. All proceeds benefit the Coral Gables Museum. Tickets available online here.

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Ludlam Trail Fall Fest at AD Barnes Park

November 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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FallFest 2015

Friends of Ludlam Trail and Florida East Coast Industries are excited to invite you to the first public bike ride on the Ludlam Trail, Saturday, November 7, from 10 am – 2 pm. Join us as we ride the trail for the first time from AD Barnes Park to SW 80 Street and back. The terrain of the trail will be fat-tire friendly.  The most ideal bike would be a mountain bike, but anything from a beach cruiser to a…

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Downtown Walking Tour

November 7, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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coral gables museum

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Community Sustainability Visioning Workshop

November 9, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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free
CG logo

The public is encouraged to attend! Over the past year, the City of Coral Gables has been creating a Sustainability Master Plan that once it is  finalized, will serve as a roadmap to guide its efforts and decision making over the next 10 years to make the city a more sustainable and resilient community.  The City has completed the operations portion of the plan and is now focusing on the community. The City is seeking input from its residents, businesses,…

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One Day Camp

November 11, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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coral gables museum

Celebrate Veteran’s Day at CGM! Participate in a fun Army-style obstacle course, enjoy a children’s exhibit tour of Anne Morgan’s War: American Women Rebuilding France, 1917 -1924, enjoy patriotic arts and crafts, and meet a local member of our Armed Forces! No school, no problem! Come to CGM for a full-day of fun on your next teacher work day or holiday. Includes a pizza lunch and snack. Tuition for City Trekker One-Day Camp is $40/day for Museum Family Members and…

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Bat Watch Event

November 13, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Free
Bat Watch on Granada Golf Course photo courtesy Max Reed, Miami Herald

Bring the whole family to a Friday the 13th Bat Watch event at Granada Golf Course at sundown. Come and witness the endangered bonneted bats soaring overhead in a haunting spectacle of flight! A brief educational talk about these endangered species will be provided by Giselle Hosein, director of the Miami Bat Squad. Meet just south of Burger Bob’s (on the corner of Granada and South Greenway Drive)! Presented by Miami Bat Squad in collaboration with the Coral Gables Museum…

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Downtown Walking Tour

November 14, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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coral gables museum

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Family Day

November 14, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Free
Family-Day

Salute our Troops in honor of Veteran’s Day! Watch a performance by members of the 13th Army Band. Meet a soldier from the Armed Forces! Take a kid-friendly tour of our current exhibit, “Anne Morgan’s War: American Women Rebuilding France, 1917-1924.” Drop off donations for military care packages. Free.

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A WHEELIE GREAT RIDE! Bike Tour

November 15, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Gables Bike Tour

WHEELS 2015 is a 5-day event promoting bikes, transit, and trails for travel, exercise, & fun in and around South Miami, November 11-15, 2015. Join us to celebrate this great initiative! This bike tour starts at the Museum and takes the M-Path. Presented by Coral Gables Museum and Bike Walk Coral Gables. Bike rentals and helmets (required for children under 16) are available at No Boundaries (305-444-3206), conveniently located across the street from the Museum at 220 Aragon Avenue. $10;…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

November 15, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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cgm

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables,” and exhibition about the Gables’ founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.

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Free Yoga on the Museum Loggia

November 18, 2015 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Free
yoga coral gables museum

Our new neighbors jugofresh present Yoga del Barrio: Coral Gables Edition. The third Wednesday of each month! Great instructors!

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Give Miami Day

November 19, 2015
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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give miami day

Go to givemiamiday.org and support Coral Gables Museum! Your tax deductible donation (minimum $25) will be maximized and put to good use!

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Downtown Walking Tour

November 21, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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coral gables museum

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

November 22, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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cgm

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables,” and exhibition about the Gables’ founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design.  Free with Museum admission.

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One Day Camp

November 25, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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pie

Join us for a Fall Harvest Party! Make pumpkin pie, enjoy harvest games, and participate in a pumpkin hunt to discover the exciting history of our building, the old police and fire station of the City of Coral Gables! No school, no problem! Come to CGM for a full-day of fun on your next teacher work day or holiday. Includes a pizza lunch and snack. Tuition for City Trekker One-Day Camp is $40/day for Museum Family Members and $45/day for…

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Happy Thanksgiving! Thursday, November 26 – CLOSED

November 26, 2015
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Downtown Walking Tour

November 28, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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coral gables museum

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Waterway Canoe Tour

November 29, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway, a man-made system of canals that added 40 miles of waterfront to the City from Biscayne Bay through the residential section to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. This is a leisure canoeing experience led by EcoAdventure and Coral Gables Museum staff that encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. A surprising amount of wildlife can be seen in the…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

November 29, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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cgm

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables,” and exhibition about the Gables’ founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.

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December 2015

Clyde Butcher Book Signing Event 7pm-8pm

December 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Free
clyde

Do not miss this unique opportunity to meet the artist and walk away with a personalized book for yourself or a friend. Books and other merchandise will be available for purchase in the Museum Gift Shop. This evening marks the exhibit premiere of “The Natural World Along Tamiami Trail: Photographs by Clyde Butcher.” Free.

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The Natural World Along Tamiami Trail: Photographs by Clyde Butcher – 6pm

December 4, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Cigar Orchid by Clyde Butcher

Opening Exhibit December 4, 2015 – February 28, 2016 A solo exhibition by celebrated photographer Clyde Butcher, this exhibit encourages you to open your eyes and see the natural beauty that exists along the ‘trail’. Clyde has lived in the Big Cypress National Preserve for twenty years and as he drives back and forth along Tamiami Trail he carries a camera in order to capture those moments when the light is right along the road. He has photographed the images…

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Mercedes Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

December 4, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Free
Rendering by Alice Aycock

New exhibits include works by celebrated nature photographer Clyde Butcher and renderings by renowned New York artist Alice Aycock, who chosen by the City Commission to create two major public art sculptures at the Segovia Traffic Circles at Coral Way and Biltmore Way. Enjoy free admission and live music every first Friday of the month. Gallery Night Live! is held in conjunction with the Coral Gables Gallery Walk and Giralda Under the Stars. Free admission.  

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Downtown Walking Tour – $10; $5 for members, includes Museum admission

December 5, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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$10
walk

Stroll through Coral Gables’ bustling business district to discover local history and architectural heritage. Visit the 1920s Mediterranean style hotels, the first car dealership and an outdoor theater! Did you know that pink electric trolley cars ran throughout the city from 1926 to 1935? Tour starts at the Museum and ends at Seasons 52 on Miracle Mile, where participants may enjoy a special lunch menu with complimentary signature flatbread. Approximately 1.5 hrs. General admission: $10 Museum members: $5    

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Exhibit Tour – free with paid admission

December 6, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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cgm

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables,” and exhibition about the Gables’ founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.    

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Annual Firefighters Holiday Toy Drive and Firefighter Calendar KICK OFF!

December 11, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Free
Annual Firefighters Holiday Toy Drive and Firefighter Calendar KICK OFF

The City of Coral Gables and the Coral Gables Museum invite you to the Annual Toy Drive Kick Off featuring the launch of the 2016 Coral Gables Firefighter Calendar, holiday refreshments and a cash bar to benefit the Coral Gables Museum. Bring an unwrapped new toy and receive a complimentary calendar! Toys will be collected at each Coral Gables fire station up until Dec 25th. FREE.

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Professional Development Workshop: Clyde Butcher and Trailblazers exhibits

December 12, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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$30
Ochopee by Clyde Butcher

Spend a morning at the Museum, and earn 4 master plan points. Teachers will tour the exhibits “The Natural World Along Tamiami Trail: Photographs by Clyde Butcher” and “Trailblazers: The Perilous Story of the Tamiami Trail.” This workshop will be interactive and participants will engage with museum exhibitions that are aligned with STEAM initiatives. Professional Development will focus on strategies and activities that are standards-based and integrated across content areas for K-12 teachers around Visual Arts, Visual Literacy, and the…

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Downtown Walking Tour – $10; $5 for members, includes Museum admission

December 12, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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walk

Stroll through Coral Gables’ bustling business district to discover local history and architectural heritage. Visit the 1920s Mediterranean style hotels, the first car dealership and an outdoor theater! Did you know that pink electric trolley cars ran throughout the city from 1926 to 1935? Tour starts at the Museum and ends at Seasons 52 on Miracle Mile, where participants may enjoy a special lunch menu with complimentary signature flatbread. Approximately 1.5 hrs. General admission: $10 Museum members: $5

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Family Day – FREE!

December 12, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Free
family day

Jingle all the way to the Museum Plaza for our snow machine! Enjoy a performance by Miami Royal Ballet. Listen to a special Holiday performance by Miami Youth for Chamber Music. Build a gingerbread house with graham crackers and candy, and enjoy Holiday-themed arts and crafts. Join us for Family Day on Aragon every second Saturday, and check with our neighbors, Books & Books and Coral Gables Art Cinema, for more cultural activities happening today. FREE.

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Exhibit Tour of “Ludlam Trail 2020”

December 13, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Tony Garcia and Eric Katz on the Ludlam Trail

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Ludlam Trail 2020” by project manager Eric Katz. Learn where we are in the public process to transform this abandoned railway line into a world-class linear park! Museum admission applies.

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Free Yoga on the Museum Loggia

December 16, 2015 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Free
yoga

Our new neighbors jugofresh present Yoga del Barrio: Coral Gables Edition. The third Wednesday of each month! Great instructors!

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Downtown Walking Tour – $10; $5 for members, includes Museum admission

December 19, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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$10
walk

Stroll through Coral Gables’ bustling business district to discover local history and architectural heritage. Visit the 1920s Mediterranean style hotels, the first car dealership and an outdoor theater! Did you know that pink electric trolley cars ran throughout the city from 1926 to 1935? Tour starts at the Museum and ends at Seasons 52 on Miracle Mile, where participants may enjoy a special lunch menu with complimentary signature flatbread. Approximately 1.5 hrs. General admission: $10 Museum members: $5

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Gables Bike Tour: Holiday Road

December 20, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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$10
City-Hall

Get into the spirit by riding and visiting Gables’ most festive holiday decorations including Merrick Park, Biltmore Way, Coral Gables Methodist Church, and the Coral Gables Merrick House! There will be Eggnog at the end of the bike ride. Join us for fun, educational bicycle tours through The City Beautiful every 3rd Sunday of every month. Each tour offers a different theme and route! Presented by Coral Gables Museum and Bike Walk Coral Gables. Bike rentals and helmets (required for…

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Exhibit Tour – free with paid admission

December 20, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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exhibit

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables,” and exhibition about the Gables’ founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.

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Winter Camp

December 21, 2015 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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winter camp

Need to keep the kids busy while you’re out holiday shopping? Children will love celebrating the holidays, making crafts and playing games with all their friends at CGM! Discover how people around the world celebrate holidays and traditions! Enjoy holiday arts and crafts, a delicious chocolate party and a snow day with magical Snowonder! Registration Fee: $155/session; $140/session for Family Members. Sibling discounts available. To register now, visit coralgablesmuseum.org or contact Museum Education staff at 305.603.8067 or education@coralgablesmuseum.org. Winter Camp…

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Winter Camp

December 22, 2015 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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winter camp

Need to keep the kids busy while you’re out holiday shopping? Children will love celebrating the holidays, making crafts and playing games with all their friends at CGM! Discover how people around the world celebrate holidays and traditions! Enjoy holiday arts and crafts, a delicious chocolate party and a snow day with magical Snowonder! Registration Fee: $155/session; $140/session for Family Members. Sibling discounts available. Winter Camp Form Click here for PDF Format

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Downtown Holiday Luncheon at the Coral Gables Museum

December 22, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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jazz

Come one, come all to a holiday party at the Coral Gables Museum, featuring a live performance by Brenda Alford and the Holiday Jazz Band, a feast buffet, and an open bar! The festively-decorated Museum features indoor and outdoor spaces in which to eat, drink and be merry! Tickets are $30 per person. To purchase tickets, call 305.603.8067 or visit eventbrite.

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Winter Camp

December 23, 2015 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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winter camp

Need to keep the kids busy while you’re out holiday shopping? Children will love celebrating the holidays, making crafts and playing games with all their friends at CGM! Discover how people around the world celebrate holidays and traditions! Enjoy holiday arts and crafts, a delicious chocolate party and a snow day with magical Snowonder! Registration Fee: $155/session; $140/session for Family Members. Sibling discounts available. To register now, visit coralgablesmuseum.org or contact Museum Education staff at 305.603.8067 or education@coralgablesmuseum.org.   Winter…

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Downtown Walking Tour – $10; $5 for members, includes Museum admission

December 26, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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walking-tour

Stroll through Coral Gables’ bustling business district to discover local history and architectural heritage. Visit the 1920s Mediterranean style hotels, the first car dealership and an outdoor theater! Did you know that pink electric trolley cars ran throughout the city from 1926 to 1935? Tour starts at the Museum and ends at Seasons 52 on Miracle Mile, where participants may enjoy a special lunch menu with complimentary signature flatbread. Approximately 1.5 hrs. General admission: $10 Museum members: $5

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WATERWAY CANOE TOUR

December 27, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Canoe Tour

Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway, a man-made system of canals that added 40 miles of waterfront to the City from Biscayne Bay through the residential section to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. This is a leisure canoeing experience led by EcoAdventure and Coral Gables Museum staff that encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. A surprising amount of wildlife can be seen in the…

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Exhibit Tour – free with paid admission

December 27, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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exhibit

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables,” and exhibition about the Gables’ founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.

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Winter Camp

December 28, 2015 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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winter camp

Need to keep the kids busy while you’re out holiday shopping? Children will love celebrating the holidays, making crafts and playing games with all their friends at CGM! Explore the most festive New Year’s celebrations around the world! Create your own noisemaker, silly hats and ring in the Noon Year at our Noon-Year’s Eve party! Registration Fee: $155/session; $140/session for Family Members. Sibling discounts available. To register now, visit coralgablesmuseum.org or contact Museum Education staff at 305.603.8067 or education@coralgablesmuseum.org.  …

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Winter Camp

December 29, 2015 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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winter camp

Need to keep the kids busy while you’re out holiday shopping? Children will love celebrating the holidays, making crafts and playing games with all their friends at CGM! Explore the most festive New Year’s celebrations around the world! Create your own noisemaker, silly hats and ring in the Noon Year at our Noon-Year’s Eve party! Registration Fee: $155/session; $140/session for Family Members. Sibling discounts available. To register now, visit coralgablesmuseum.org or contact Museum Education staff at 305.603.8067 or education@coralgablesmuseum.org.  …

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Winter Camp

December 30, 2015 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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winter camp

Need to keep the kids busy while you’re out holiday shopping? Children will love celebrating the holidays, making crafts and playing games with all their friends at CGM! Explore the most festive New Year’s celebrations around the world! Create your own noisemaker, silly hats and ring in the Noon Year at our Noon-Year’s Eve party! Registration Fee: $155/session; $140/session for Family Members. Sibling discounts available. To register now, visit coralgablesmuseum.org or contact Museum Education staff at 305.603.8067 or education@coralgablesmuseum.org.  …

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January 2016

Cancelled – Mercedes Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

January 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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CGM Logo

Due to the Holidays this event was cancelled.

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Downtown Walking Tour – $10; $5 for members, includes Museum admission

January 2, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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walk

Stroll through Coral Gables' bustling business district to discover local history and architectural heritage. Visit the 1920s Mediterranean style hotels, the first car dealership and an outdoor theater! Did you know that pink electric trolley cars ran throughout the city from 1926 to 1935? Tour starts at the Museum and ends at Seasons 52 on Miracle Mile, where participants may enjoy a special lunch menu with complimentary signature flatbread. Approximately 1.5 hrs. General admission: $10 Museum members: $5

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Exhibit Tour – free with paid admission

January 3, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of "Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables," and exhibition about the Gables' founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer's son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.

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Lecture: “Speedway To Sunshine: The Florida East Coast Railway, It’s Miami—Hialeah Belt, And The Ludlum Trail” presented by Seth Bramson

January 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Lecture: “Speedway To Sunshine: The Florida East Coast Railway, It’s Miami—Hialeah Belt, And The Ludlum Trail” presented by Seth Bramson Thursday, January 7, 6pm Professor Bramson will present the history of the Miami—Hialeah Belt, which is, of course, south of the railroad’s Hialeah Yard, and is now often referred to as “the Ludlam Trail.” Renowned FEC historian Seth Bramson is also America’s senior collector of FEC Railway, Florida transportation memorabilia, Miami memorabilia and Floridiana. Admission to the exhibit “Ludlam Trail:…

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FAMILY DAY ON ARAGON 2016 BLOCK PARTY

January 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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FAMILY DAY ON ARAGON 2016 BLOCK PARTY

It’s Family Day like you’ve never seen it before! Our Aragon business partners are taking it to the streets with a bounce house, rock wall, outdoor activities, balloons, film workshops, short film screenings, children’s authors, exhibits, live animal demonstrations, and more. Aragon Avenue will be closed from Salzedo Street to the Museum Parking Garage. Garage will be open for parking. Sponsored by the Business Improvement District and participating Aragon businesses. Family Day on Aragon takes place every second Saturday and…

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Downtown Walking Tour – $10; $5 for members, includes Museum admission

January 9, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Building-Green-Option

Stroll through Coral Gables' bustling business district to discover local history and architectural heritage. Visit the 1920s Mediterranean style hotels, the first car dealership and an outdoor theater! Did you know that pink electric trolley cars ran throughout the city from 1926 to 1935? Tour starts at the Museum and ends at Seasons 52 on Miracle Mile, where participants may enjoy a special lunch menu with complimentary signature flatbread. Approximately 1.5 hrs. General admission: $10 Museum members: $5

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Volunteer Open House

January 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Volunteer Open House

Want to be a part of our Museum team? We need volunteers to help with tours, events, children’s programs and office support. Join us for this volunteer info session and guided exhibit tour. We look forward to meeting you! Free.

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Exhibit Tour – free with paid admission

January 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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exhibit

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of "Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables," and exhibition about the Gables' founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer's son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.

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Jazz in the Gables

January 13, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Brian Lynch

Jazz is BACK for another season on the Coral Gables Museum Plaza. Join us for the kick-off event featuring the Brian Lynch Artist Ensemble. Break up the work week with lunchtime concerts on the Plaza every Wednesday through March 30, 2016 at 12:15 PM. Lunch for sale. Catering by Lovables. The music is free! Sponsored in part by the City of Coral Gables, Miami Jazz Cooperative and Coral Gables Hospital. For more information about featured artists, visit jazzinthegables.org. Free.

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Fitness Night

January 13, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Big try the tribe

Come out to the Museum Loggia for this free public health event presented by Iron Tribe Coral Gables and JugoFresh, featuring: 45-minute workout complete with warm-up, introductory body weight movements and mobility exercises, and cooldown; tastings of JugoFresh beverages; and raffles sponsored by Iron Tribe, JugoFresh and Coral Gables Museum. Free.

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Book Signing and Talk by Jeff Klinkenberg Thursday, January 14, 6pm-8pm

January 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Jeff Klinkenberg

6pm - viewing of the exhibit "Trailblazers: The Perilous Story of the Tamiami Trail" 7pm - presentation and book signing by Jeff Klinkenberg Jeff Klinkenberg, who writes about Florida culture for the St. Petersburg Times, is the author of the book collection of essays, Pilgrim in the Land of Alligators, published by University Press of Florida. Previous anthologies, Seasons of Real Florida and Dispatches from the Land of Flowers, have been best sellers. Born in 1949, Klinkenberg grew up in…

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Downtown Walking Tour – $10; $5 for members, includes Museum admission

January 16, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Building-Green-Option

Stroll through Coral Gables' bustling business district to discover local history and architectural heritage. Visit the 1920s Mediterranean style hotels, the first car dealership and an outdoor theater! Did you know that pink electric trolley cars ran throughout the city from 1926 to 1935? Tour starts at the Museum and ends at Seasons 52 on Miracle Mile, where participants may enjoy a special lunch menu with complimentary signature flatbread. Approximately 1.5 hrs. General admission: $10 Museum members: $5

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Gables Bike Tour: Ludlam Trail

January 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Gables Bike Tour- Trek the Trail

Join us for fun, educational bicycle tours through The City Beautiful every 3rd Sunday of every month. Each tour offers a different theme and route! Gables Bike Tour: Ludlam Trail Sunday, January 17, 10am Meet at the Museum for an overview about the Ludlam Trail, a rails-to-trails project happening right here, right now in Greater Miami. Ride to A.D. Barnes Park for a picnic lunch and to view a section of the trail as it exists today! Join us for…

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Exhibit Tour – free with paid admission

January 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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exhibit

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of "Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables," and exhibition about the Gables' founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer's son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.

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One day Camp – Martin Luther King

January 18, 2016 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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One Day Camp Mural

Celebrate Martin Luther King Day at Coral Gables Museum! Campers, ages 5-12, will create a diversity mural and work together to show how they think one person can change the world. They’ll enjoy arts and crafts, gallery hunts, outdoor play and other exciting activities while learning about equality, cultural understanding, and making new friends! Parents, no need to pack a lunch! CGM provides campers with a pizza lunch and snack. Extended AM and PM is available for an additional cost.…

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Jazz in the Gables

January 20, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Jason Hainsworth Quartet

Join us for lunchtime jazz on the Museum Plaza featuring live musical performance by the Jason Hainsworth Quartet. Break up the work week with lunchtime concerts on the Plaza every Wednesday from January 13 through March 30, 2016 at 12:15 PM. Lunch for sale. Catering by Lovables. The music is free! Sponsored in part by the City of Coral Gables, Miami Jazz Cooperative and Coral Gables Hospital. For more information about featured artists, visit jazzinthegables.org. Free.

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Free Yoga on the Museum Loggia

January 20, 2016 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Our new neighbors jugofresh present Yoga del Barrio: Coral Gables Edition. The third Wednesday of each month! Great instructors! Free.

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Jazz in the Gables

January 21, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Jazz in the Gables

Join us for lunchtime jazz on the Museum Plaza featuring live musical performance by the Lippincott / Poltarack Quartet. Break up the work week with lunchtime concerts on the Plaza every Wednesday from January 13 through March 30, 2016 at 12:15 PM. Lunch for sale. Catering by Lovables. The music is free! Sponsored in part by the City of Coral Gables, Miami Jazz Cooperative and Coral Gables Hospital. For more information about featured artists, visit jazzinthegables.org. Free.

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Downtown Walking Tour – $10; $5 for members, includes Museum admission

January 23, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Local-Architecture-and-Urban-Design

Stroll through Coral Gables' bustling business district to discover local history and architectural heritage. Visit the 1920s Mediterranean style hotels, the first car dealership and an outdoor theater! Did you know that pink electric trolley cars ran throughout the city from 1926 to 1935? Tour starts at the Museum and ends at Seasons 52 on Miracle Mile, where participants may enjoy a special lunch menu with complimentary signature flatbread. Approximately 1.5 hrs. General admission: $10 Museum members: $5

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Exhibit Tour – free with paid admission

January 24, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of "Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables," and exhibition about the Gables' founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer's son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.

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One Day Camp – Crikey! Snakes, Crocs and Alligators!

January 25, 2016 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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One Day Camp Peace Mural

Crikey! Snakes, Crocs and Alligators! Discover the natural world beyond the confines of our city! Campers, ages 5-12, will enjoy a live Florida native animal presentation. They will learn all about their habitat and why these incredible creatures are important to our own ecosystem. Campers will explore CGM’s newest exhibits and discover the Everglades like they have never seen it before through photography and hands‐on activities! They’ll enjoy arts and crafts, gallery hunts, outdoor play and other exciting activities while…

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Jazz in the Gables

January 27, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The Unorthodox Duo

Join us for lunchtime jazz on the Museum Plaza featuring live musical performance by The Unorthodox Duo. Break up the work week with lunchtime concerts on the Plaza every Wednesday through March 30, 2016 at 12:15 PM. Lunch for sale. Catering by Lovables. The music is free! Sponsored in part by the City of Coral Gables, Miami Jazz Cooperative and Coral Gables Hospital. For more information about featured artists, visit jazzinthegables.org. Free.

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Photo Workshops Miami: : Everglades Photography Experience

January 30, 2016
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Cesar Becerra, Ron Magill and Houston Cypress in the Everglades on Sunday, August 16, 2015.

Saturday, January 30, 2016 Photo Workshops Miami presents: Everglades Photography Experience hosted by the Coral Gables Museum and the Miccosukee Indian Village Nikon Ambassador and American wildlife expert Ron Magill and “Everglades Evangelist” (Miami Herald) historian Cesar A. Becerra lead professional and amateur photographers for an all day workshop to the Miccosukee tribal lands and exploration of hidden parts of the original Tamiami Trail. Take an airboat tour led by Houston Cypress, a Miccosukee Indian, to one of the original…

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Gigantic Gourmet Garage Sale RAIN OR SHINE

January 30, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Les Dames

An "Everything-but-the-Kitchen-Sink" event to benefit women in need! Les Dames D’Escoffier Miami Chapter offers gently used Kitchen items for sale: pots and pans, dishes and glassware, linens, baskets, appliances, serving dishes and trays. Specialty food items for sale as well as fruits and vegetables from South Florida Farms. Les Dames d’Escoffier Miami is comprised of female food, farming, hospitality and wine professionals dedicated to funding annual culinary and/or agriculture scholarships for exceptional underprivileged South Florida women, helping to change the…

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Downtown Walking Tour – $10; $5 for members, includes Museum admission

January 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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walk

Stroll through Coral Gables' bustling business district to discover local history and architectural heritage. Visit the 1920s Mediterranean style hotels, the first car dealership and an outdoor theater! Did you know that pink electric trolley cars ran throughout the city from 1926 to 1935? Tour starts at the Museum and ends at Seasons 52 on Miracle Mile, where participants may enjoy a special lunch menu with complimentary signature flatbread. Approximately 1.5 hrs. General admission: $10 Museum members: $5

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WATERWAY CANOE TOUR

January 31, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway, a man-made system of canals that added 40 miles of waterfront to the City from Biscayne Bay through the residential section to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. This is a leisure canoeing experience led by EcoAdventure and Coral Gables Museum staff that encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. A surprising amount of wildlife can be seen in the…

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Exhibit Tour – free with paid admission

January 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Volunteer Open House

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of "Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables," and exhibition about the Gables' founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer's son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.

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February 2016

Jazz in the Gables

February 3, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Jazz in the Gables

Join us for lunchtime jazz on the Museum Plaza featuring live musical performance by the Errol Rackapov Quintet. Break up the work week with lunchtime concerts on the Plaza every Wednesday from January 13 through March 30, 2016 at 12:15 PM. Lunch for sale. Catering by Lovables. The music is free! Sponsored in part by the City of Coral Gables, Miami Jazz Cooperative and Coral Gables Hospital. For more information about featured artists, visit jazzinthegables.org. Free.

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Members’ Preview Reception for Florida Watercolor Society Exhibit

February 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Jailbirds, watercolor by Kris Parins, Florida Watercolor Society Traveling Show

Don’t miss this opportunity to view and purchase the finest original watercolor paintings in the State of Florida! Refreshments included. Curated by internationally known artist, Morten Solberg, this traveling exhibition of over 30 watercolor creations by members of the prestigious Florida Watercolor Society (FWS) showcases the very best in watercolor today. Active as early as 1938, FWS is one of the largest watercolor organizations in the country and boasts members of national recognition. Select works will be available for sale.…

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Capture Coral Gables Kick Off

February 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Capture Coral Gables-logo

Meet at Leica Store Miami for the official Capture Coral Gables Contest Kick-Off! Our group will experiment with Night Photography on this Coral Gables Gallery Night. We will walk to the Coral Gables Museum to enjoy live music, cash bar, the exhibit “The Natural World Along Tamiami Trail: Photographs by Clyde Butcher”, and free admission to all exhibits. Enter your photographs at capturecoralgables.org for a chance to be featured in the summer exhibit and win a grand prize Leica camera!…

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Mercedes Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

February 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Join us for the local public premiere of Florida Watercolor Society Traveling Show. Enjoy free admission, exhibit premieres, live music and a cash bar to benefit CGM every first Friday of the month. Gallery Night Live! is held in conjunction with the Coral Gables Gallery Walk and Giralda Under the Stars. Free admission.

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Coral Gables Downtown Walking Tour

February 7, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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walk

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Exhibit Tour – free with paid admission

February 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of "Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables," and exhibition about the Gables' founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer's son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.

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Jazz in the Gables

February 10, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Jazz in the Gables

This concert will take place at a different downtown Coral Gables location. Will be held :150 Miracle Mile, Between Barnes & Noble and BurgerFi Check jazzinthegables.org for details. Break up the work week with lunchtime concerts on the Plaza every Wednesday from January 13 through March 30, 2016 at 12:15 PM. Lunch for sale. Catering by Lovables. The music is free! Sponsored in part by the City of Coral Gables, Miami Jazz Cooperative and Coral Gables Hospital. For more information…

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Coral Gables Downtown Walking Tour

February 13, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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walking-tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Family Day – FREE!

February 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Family Day - FREE!

Art activities, exhibits & performances Be a photographer for the day! Bring your own digital camera and join us for a 2pm photography workshop from a pro. Take a 2:30pm kid-friendly tour of “The Natural World Along Tamiami Trail,” a solo exhibition by celebrated photographer Clyde Butcher. Enjoy crafts activities and a 3pm special performance by Trendz Dance Technique Center. Ford will help us celebrate Valentine’s Day by reminding your loved ones to wear their seat belts through their “Buckle…

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Valentine’s Day Concert

February 13, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Valentine's Day Concert

Treat your loved one to a romantic solo piano concert performance by Mia Vassilev at the Coral Gables Museum. Couples will enjoy an open wine bar, a box of chocolates by Peterbrooke Chocolatier, and free admission to the exhibits on view in the galleries. Pianist Mia Vassilev has concertized throughout the U.S., Mexico, China, Germany and Italy, and has been broadcast on the Classical Radio Network in Bulgaria. Locally, she is a frequent soloist with the Hallandale Symphonic Pops Orchestra,…

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Exhibit Tour – free with paid admission

February 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of "Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables," and exhibition about the Gables' founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer's son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.

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One Day Camp Science and Watercolor!

February 15, 2016 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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One Day Camp Science and Watercolor!

Join our two-day watercolor extravaganza!  A hands-on technique and composition workshop and kid-friendly tour of our upcoming exhibit of the Florida Watercolor Society Traveling Show. Campers will experience the joy of watercolor painting while learning all about the most famous watercolor artists of all times. They’ll enjoy arts and crafts, gallery hunts, outdoor play and other exciting activities. Parents, no need to pack a lunch! CGM provides campers with a pizza lunch and snack. Extended AM and PM is available…

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One day Camp watercolor extravaganza!

February 16, 2016 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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One day Camp watercolor extravaganza!

Join our two-day watercolor extravaganza! A hands-on technique and composition workshop and kid-friendly tour of our upcoming exhibit of the Florida Watercolor Society Traveling Show. Campers will experience the joy of watercolor painting while learning all about the most famous watercolor artists of all times. They’ll enjoy arts and crafts, gallery hunts, outdoor play and other exciting activities. Parents, no need to pack a lunch! CGM provides campers with a pizza lunch and snack. Extended AM and PM is available…

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Jazz in the Gables

February 17, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Jazz in the Gables

Join us for lunchtime jazz on the Museum Plaza featuring live musical performance by the Hall Roland Trio. Break up the work week with lunchtime concerts on the Plaza every Wednesday from January 13 through March 30, 2016 at 12:15 PM. Lunch for sale. Catering by Lovables. The music is free! Sponsored in part by the City of Coral Gables, Miami Jazz Cooperative and Coral Gables Hospital. For more information about featured artists, visit jazzinthegables.org. Free.

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Free Yoga on the Museum Loggia

February 17, 2016 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Free Yoga on the Museum Loggia

Our new neighbors jugofresh present Yoga del Barrio: Coral Gables Edition. The third Wednesday of each month! Great instructors! Free.

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Coral Gables Downtown Walking Tour

February 20, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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walk

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Gables Bike Tour: Who’s the Next Clyde Butcher?

February 21, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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gables

Get inspired by Clyde Butcher’s photography exhibit then venture out to our local Gables parks and beautiful natural sites for our own nature iphone photo contest. Yes, we encourage riders to shoot, tag and share your photos from the day for a grand prize Clyde Butcher autographed book! Join us for fun, educational bicycle tours through The City Beautiful every third Sunday of the month. Each tour offers a different theme and route! Tours start at the Coral Gables Museum…

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Jazz in the Gables

February 24, 2016 @ 12:15 am - 2:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Join us for lunchtime jazz on the Museum Plaza featuring live musical performance by the Lippincott / Poltarack Quartet. Break up the work week with lunchtime concerts on the Plaza every Wednesday from January 13 through March 30, 2016 at 12:15 PM. Lunch for sale. Catering by Lovables. The music is free! Sponsored in part by the City of Coral Gables, Miami Jazz Cooperative and Coral Gables Hospital. For more information about featured artists, visit jazzinthegables.org. Free.

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Workshop: The Benefit of Historic Preservation to Homeowners

February 27, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Workshop: The Benefit of Historic Preservation to Homeowners

  The featured speaker will be David A. Doheny, Lawyer and former general counsel of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  Refreshments will be served.   RSVP 305 460 5093.  

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Coral Gables Downtown Walking Tour

February 27, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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walking-tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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WATERWAY CANOE TOUR

February 28, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway, a man-made system of canals that added 40 miles of waterfront to the City from Biscayne Bay through the residential section to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. This is a leisure canoeing experience led by EcoAdventure and Coral Gables Museum staff that encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. A surprising amount of wildlife can be seen in the…

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Exhibit Tour – free with paid admission

February 28, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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cgm

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of "Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables," and exhibition about the Gables' founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer's son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Free with Museum admission.

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March 2016

Early Bird Deadline – Save on Spring Camp Registration!

March 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Early Bird Deadline - Save on Spring Camp Registration!

City Trekker Spring Camp: Everglades Adventure! March 21 – 25, 2016 Kids ages 5-12 will love this spring camp featuring live animal presentations, arts & crafts, gallery learning activities, and two special trips to Everglades National Park. This camp session will focus on the current exhibit “Trailblazers: The Perilous Story of the Tamiami Trail.” Discover how raising the road will help save the Everglades. March 22nd: Airboat ride March 24th: Shark Valley Tour Early Bird Registration: $25.00 discount until March…

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Jazz in the Gables

March 2, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Mike Cady

Join us for lunchtime jazz on the Museum Plaza featuring live musical performance by Mike Cady. Break up the work week with lunchtime concerts on the Plaza every Wednesday from January 13 through March 30, 2016 at 12:15 PM. Lunch for sale. Catering by Lovables. The music is free! Sponsored in part by the City of Coral Gables, Miami Jazz Cooperative and Coral Gables Hospital. For more information about featured artists, visit jazzinthegables.org. Free.

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Members’ Preview Reception for Miracle Mile exhibit

March 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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MIRACLE MILE: THE EVOLUTION OF A STREET March 3 – May 29, 2016 Join us for the exhibit premiere and complimentary refreshments. The development of Coral Gables’ signature street is presented through historic video, photographs and memorabilia. Who built the Mile? Which businesses have come and gone? What can the public expect from the streetscape master plan currently underway? This exhibit honors the movers and shakers of the street’s past and celebrates the vitality of its future. Curated by Caroline…

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