Always beautiful…always worth the visit…

2000 Alhambra Circle Coral Gables, FL 33134 – George Merrick’s uncle, Denman Fink, designed the lighthouse to encase the utilitarian, steel-frame water tower. It is one of my very favorite spots in all of Coral Gables…drive by, stop a few minutes, sit under the lovely trees and relax and enjoy a truly beautiful structure in Coral Gables.  #AlhambraWaterTower #CoralGables

Alhambra Water Tower

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Never Forget…

Never Foget

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Free Days at Fairchild

FairchildEnjoy the wonder of Fairchild the first Wednesday of every month from June to November, for free. Visit a tropical rainforest, view world class art, dine at an award winning café and do it all surrounded by the unparalleled beauty of nature. Spend a day exploring 83 acres of tropical palms, cycads, flowering trees and breathtaking vistas.

Date:8/7/2013 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Cost:Free
Location:Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road
Coral Gables, Florida
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Fireworks Spectacular at The Biltmore

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New Years Eve at the Biltmore

The Biltmore and the City of Coral Gables announce our annual 4th of July fireworks spectacular on the Biltmore Golf Course. Join us for fun activities for the whole family throughout the day capped off with a live performance by the Greater Miami Symphonic Band followed by a fireworks show.

Event Overview
The fun starts at 4:00 p.m. and the Fireworks Spectacular begins at 9:00 p.m.
 Live performance by The Greater Miami Symphonic Band at 7:00 pm.

The signature Donald Ross golf course will be open complimentary to the public starting at 5:00 p.m. There will be food trucks and beverages for sale on the course throughout the evening.

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The 72nd Annual Ramble

The 72nd Annual Ramble

When: Friday, November 9, 2012 – Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Celebrate seven decades of South Florida history at our 72nd Annual Ramble!

The Ramble is South Florida’s most loved garden party.  Experience the blend of old and new with art, antiques, rare books, a farmers market, the largest plant sale in South Florida and much more.

Here is a list of what’s being offered at this year’s Ramble:

  • Plants—With more than 15,000 plants, it is the largest sale of the year in South Florida.
  • Antiques and Collectibles—Fabulous finds for anyone interested in acquiring items of quality, beauty and distinction.
  • Design: Fairchild — Green design and furniture show.
  • Garden & Artist Marketplace— Large selection of garden-related items.  Original paintings, watercolors, photographs, sculptures and ceramics.
  • Old & Rare Books—Thousands of books covering a wide range of subjects including an incredible selection of botanical and art books. Donate books.
  • Delicious Food—Gourmet food trucks, conch fritters, local artisan ice cream and more.
  • Live Music—Enjoy fantastic local and visiting musicians including the unique sights and sounds of the Dutch Waterpoorter Street Organ.
  • Farmer’s Greenmarket—Herb booth, farmers organic produce, fresh baked goods, jams, honey and more.
  • Garden of Chocolate—A world of chocolate from cacao plants to homemade chocolate cookies.
  • Nell’s Tea Garden—Tea service, umbrella tables and ladies in lovely hats serving teas of many flavors.
  • Kid Way—Educational displays, live performances, carnival games, arts and crafts, face painting and more!.
  • Science Trail—Speak to the scientists of Fairchild and learn about what they do. Along the Science Trail on the Mulch Path.

Bike Valet

Green Mobility Network will be here Saturday and Sunday offering their unique bike valet service at the South Gate. Bike and $5! If you walk or ride your bike to Fairchild, you will receive $5 off the admission price for adults and $2 for children. It’s our way of thanking you for contributing to conservation.

Upcoming Festivals

Admission: Free for Fairchild Members and children 5 and under.

Non-members: $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up and $12 for children 6-17.

Eco-discount: If you walk, ride your bike or take public transportation to Fairchild, receive $5 off admission for adults and $2 off admission for children. Members, remember to bring your Rewards Card to earn your gift passes!

Military Discount: We are pleased to offer active military personnel free admission. In addition, admission for spouses is $20 and children $10. Please present Military IDs.

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The 72nd Annual Ramble

The 72nd Annual Ramble

When: Friday, November 9, 2012 – Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Celebrate seven decades of South Florida history at our 72nd Annual Ramble!

The Ramble is South Florida’s most loved garden party.  Experience the blend of old and new with art, antiques, rare books, a farmers market, the largest plant sale in South Florida and much more.

Here is a list of what’s being offered at this year’s Ramble:

  • Plants—With more than 15,000 plants, it is the largest sale of the year in South Florida.
  • Antiques and Collectibles—Fabulous finds for anyone interested in acquiring items of quality, beauty and distinction.
  • Design: Fairchild — Green design and furniture show.
  • Garden & Artist Marketplace— Large selection of garden-related items.  Original paintings, watercolors, photographs, sculptures and ceramics.
  • Old & Rare Books—Thousands of books covering a wide range of subjects including an incredible selection of botanical and art books. Donate books.
  • Delicious Food—Gourmet food trucks, conch fritters, local artisan ice cream and more.
  • Live Music—Enjoy fantastic local and visiting musicians including the unique sights and sounds of the Dutch Waterpoorter Street Organ.
  • Farmer’s Greenmarket—Herb booth, farmers organic produce, fresh baked goods, jams, honey and more.
  • Garden of Chocolate—A world of chocolate from cacao plants to homemade chocolate cookies.
  • Nell’s Tea Garden—Tea service, umbrella tables and ladies in lovely hats serving teas of many flavors.
  • Kid Way—Educational displays, live performances, carnival games, arts and crafts, face painting and more!.
  • Science Trail—Speak to the scientists of Fairchild and learn about what they do. Along the Science Trail on the Mulch Path.

Bike Valet

Green Mobility Network will be here Saturday and Sunday offering their unique bike valet service at the South Gate. Bike and $5! If you walk or ride your bike to Fairchild, you will receive $5 off the admission price for adults and $2 for children. It’s our way of thanking you for contributing to conservation.

Upcoming Festivals

Admission: Free for Fairchild Members and children 5 and under.

Non-members: $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up and $12 for children 6-17.

Eco-discount: If you walk, ride your bike or take public transportation to Fairchild, receive $5 off admission for adults and $2 off admission for children. Members, remember to bring your Rewards Card to earn your gift passes!

Military Discount: We are pleased to offer active military personnel free admission. In addition, admission for spouses is $20 and children $10. Please present Military IDs.

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The 72nd Annual Ramble

The 72nd Annual Ramble

When: Friday, November 9, 2012 – Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Celebrate seven decades of South Florida history at our 72nd Annual Ramble!

The Ramble is South Florida’s most loved garden party.  Experience the blend of old and new with art, antiques, rare books, a farmers market, the largest plant sale in South Florida and much more.

Here is a list of what’s being offered at this year’s Ramble:

  • Plants—With more than 15,000 plants, it is the largest sale of the year in South Florida.
  • Antiques and Collectibles—Fabulous finds for anyone interested in acquiring items of quality, beauty and distinction.
  • Design: Fairchild — Green design and furniture show.
  • Garden & Artist Marketplace— Large selection of garden-related items.  Original paintings, watercolors, photographs, sculptures and ceramics.
  • Old & Rare Books—Thousands of books covering a wide range of subjects including an incredible selection of botanical and art books. Donate books.
  • Delicious Food—Gourmet food trucks, conch fritters, local artisan ice cream and more.
  • Live Music—Enjoy fantastic local and visiting musicians including the unique sights and sounds of the Dutch Waterpoorter Street Organ.
  • Farmer’s Greenmarket—Herb booth, farmers organic produce, fresh baked goods, jams, honey and more.
  • Garden of Chocolate—A world of chocolate from cacao plants to homemade chocolate cookies.
  • Nell’s Tea Garden—Tea service, umbrella tables and ladies in lovely hats serving teas of many flavors.
  • Kid Way—Educational displays, live performances, carnival games, arts and crafts, face painting and more!.
  • Science Trail—Speak to the scientists of Fairchild and learn about what they do. Along the Science Trail on the Mulch Path.

Bike Valet

Green Mobility Network will be here Saturday and Sunday offering their unique bike valet service at the South Gate. Bike and $5! If you walk or ride your bike to Fairchild, you will receive $5 off the admission price for adults and $2 for children. It’s our way of thanking you for contributing to conservation.

Upcoming Festivals

Admission: Free for Fairchild Members and children 5 and under.

Non-members: $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up and $12 for children 6-17.

Eco-discount: If you walk, ride your bike or take public transportation to Fairchild, receive $5 off admission for adults and $2 off admission for children. Members, remember to bring your Rewards Card to earn your gift passes!

Military Discount: We are pleased to offer active military personnel free admission. In addition, admission for spouses is $20 and children $10. Please present Military IDs.

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