Reduced admission fee offered at Deering Estate on Oct. 2

The Deering Estate at Cutler will offer $5 after-hour admission on Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., as part of its “Welcome Wednesdays.”

Bring a picnic and enjoy it on the main lawn of the estate. Guests can enjoy a relaxing evening and take in the rich colors reflecting off the boat turning basin. Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces naturalist Rangel Diaz will be onsite to discuss birding at the estate and the 170-plus species that can be found on the Deering Estate at Cutler’s 444-acre property.

Chef David Schwadron Catering and Joanna’s Marketplace are the official picnic providers for the Deering Estate at Cutler and can be contacted directly for preordered meals. Call 305-238-5881 for Chef David Schwadron Catering and 305- 661-5777 for Joanna’s Marketplace.

The main grounds of the Estate will be open to guests for a reduced rate of $5 and Deering Estate Foundation members receive free admission. There will be limited access to the buildings — only restrooms will be open. Guests will be able to meander through the public outdoor areas.

The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami- Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Ave. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. and are free with estate admission.

For information on the Deering Estate’s educational and cultural programs, visit online at

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