A spooky yet family oriented Halloween event takes place at Cutler Ridge Park in Cutler Bay on Friday October 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. There’s a haunted house, costume contest, “Track or Trick” (candy handed out to youngsters around the perimeter of the park’s track), a Candy Spider Egg Hunt, food and lots more. This is always a highly popular event each year. Cutler Ridge Park is located at 10100 SW 200 Street. For information, call 305-238-4166.
A champ of camp. We hear from the folks at Pinecrest Gardens that they’re showing the classic cult film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, on Friday October 30, at 8:00 p.m. in their recently renovated Banyan Bowl amphitheater. The 1975 Rrated film was based on the hit London musical The Rocky Horror Show and features many of that production’s original stars, including Tim Curry. It’s a film known for audience participation, props and costumes, so come prepared! The movie is free to the public and refreshments will be available for purchase before the film begins. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Pinecrest Gardens is located at 11000 Red Road in Pinecrest, just up the road from Palmetto Bay and Cutler Bay.
National YoungArts Foundation presents their latest series, Pairings at Ted’s, bringing the music, art and food-loving Miami community a one-of-a-kind experience. It launches on Friday, October 30th, with singer/songstress Amanda Crider of IlluminArts and Seraphic Fire leading an ensemble filled with melodies of the macabre with Musimelange. You can choose between the three-course prix fixe dinner by Starr Catering Group with two choices of appetizers, entrées and an assortment of desserts at $95 per person (drinks, tax and tip extra), at 7:00 p.m., with preferred seating and table service, or general admission priced at $35 per person, open at 7:30 p.m., with small plates, wine and spirits available for purchase on site. Reservations for prix fixe option required by purchasing tickets in advance at www.eventbrite.com/e/melodies-of-the-macabre-dinner-show-tickets-18830283886. Performances start at 8:30 p.m. sharp, followed by a meet-and-greet with the artists with a cash bar open for all guests. Ted’s is in the Bacardi Building at 2100 Biscayne Blvd. There’ll be new events each month.
Kiwanis of Little Havana and Crowns of Love present Once Bitten: Halloween Party on October 31 at Club 50, the Viceroy Hotel, 485 Brickell Avenue. There’ll be scary surprises, amazing music and fun. It’s from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit educational and mentorship programs for children across South Florida. Enjoy half-off drinks from 9 p.m. to Midnight, as well as complimentary cocktails sponsored by Black Label, when you purchase your tickets at Event Brite: Oncebittenatclubfifty.eventbrite.com. Tickets $25 per person.
Temple Beth Am’s Annual Chanukah & Holiday Bazaar will be on Wednesday, November 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at
Temple Beth Am, 5950 N. Kendall Drive, Pinecrest in the ballroom. Entrance is free and the bazaar is open to the public. Proceeds benefit the Youth Scholarship Fund that gives young people incredible educational experiences that they would not be able to have otherwise. Their high school age Temple Youth Group will be selling baked goods and be available to meet and greet Temple members and visitors. There’ll be a wide variety of vendors selling jewelry, handbags, belts, Judaica, handmade hair accessories, children’s clothing, toys, women’s apparel, personalized custom items and gifts, travel accessories, invitations, home décor gifts and many other things. There’s ample parking for hundreds of cars.
For information, contact Rita Diaz at 305- 667-6667 or by email email@example.com.
Royal Palm Island Of Cutler Bay is hosting their annual Bridal Luxury event Sunday, November 15th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Elite vendors – gorgeous indoor and outdoor venues – fashion show – decor – live entertainment – live music – raffles – and more. Featuring the one and only “The Valentine Cuff” created by Celebrity Event planner Diann Valentine. Latin Artist Samir El Verdadero will be performing his latest hits. Royal Palm Island is located at 10350 SW 230 Street. Pre-register today at bridalblissshowcase.eventbrite.com/, or for info call 786-374- 9932 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thought of the Day:
The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.
— Vince Lombardi
Gary Alan Ruse contributed to this column.
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