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11th Annual International Chocolate Festival

Friday, January 20, 2017 9:30 AM to
Sunday, January 22, 2017 4:30 PM

Indulge in chocolate delicacies during the season's most delicious event: The International Chocolate Festival! Enjoy fine chocolate samples from artisan chocolatiers, lectures on chocolate making and demonstrations from Miami's master chefs and chocolatiers! Take our ChocoWalk to learn about the life cycle of a cacao plant, with stops in our Rainforest and more. Find out everything you ever needed to know about chocolate from the experts. 

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, February 3, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, February 3, 2017 3:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Annual Gala in the Garden

Saturday, February 4, 2017 6:30 PM to
Saturday, February 4, 2017 11:30 PM

Gala in the Garden is Fairchild's largest annual fundraiser. In its 24th year, guests will enjoy an evening of unmatched beauty, while celebrating and supporting our programs in science education, conservation, horticulture and research.

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, February 5, 2017 1:00 PM to
Sunday, February 5, 2017 2:00 PM

Enjoy live music performed by students of University of Miami's Frost School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

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Thursday Nights and Moonlight Tour at Fairchild

Thursday, February 9, 2017 6:00 PM to
Thursday, February 9, 2017 9:00 PM

Enjoy Fairchild after dark on select Thursday Nights for informative lectures, art exhibitions, tram tours highlighting night blooming plants and delicious cocktails.

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INDIA’S FAVORITE SNACKS, SAMOSAS AND PAKORAS

Saturday, February 11, 2017 9:30 AM to
Saturday, February 11, 2017 1:00 PM

Are you ready for more mouthwatering Indian favorites by our favorite Indian chef? In this hands-on class, Chef Billo will gently guide you in the creation of these two very popular Indian snacks – samosas and vegetable pakoras – along with a complement of chutneys made from tamarind and mint. Explore the history and background of these traditional and distinctive Indian recipes and then enjoy the flavorful end results.

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Valentine's Day Concert at Fairchild

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 5:30 PM to
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 9:00 PM

Bring a picnic basket, a blanket and your special someone and let the beauty of Fairchild and the music of local vocalist, Nicole Henry make your Valentine's Day a night to remember!

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, March 3, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, March 3, 2017 3:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, March 5, 2017 1:00 PM to
Sunday, March 5, 2017 2:00 PM

Enjoy live music performed by students of University of Miami's Frost School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

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Thursday Nights and Moonlight Tour at Fairchild

Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:00 PM to
Thursday, March 9, 2017 9:00 PM

Enjoy Fairchild after dark on select Thursday Nights for informative lectures, art exhibitions, tram tours highlighting night blooming plants and delicious cocktails.

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15th Annual International Orchid Festival

Friday, March 10, 2017 9:30 AM to
Sunday, March 12, 2017 4:30 PM

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, April 2, 2017 1:00 PM to
Sunday, April 2, 2017 2:00 PM

Enjoy live music performed by students of University of Miami's Frost School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, April 7, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, April 7, 2017 3:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, May 5, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, May 5, 2017 3:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, May 7, 2017 1:00 PM to
Sunday, May 7, 2017 2:00 PM

Enjoy live music performed by students of University of Miami's Frost School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, June 2, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, June 2, 2017 3:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, July 7, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, July 7, 2017 3:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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The 25th Annual International Mango Festival

Saturday, July 8, 2017 9:30 AM to
Sunday, July 9, 2017 4:30 PM

Join us for two days dedicated to all things mango! Celebrate the king of tropical fruit and learn its rich history from around the world.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, August 4, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, August 4, 2017 3:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, September 1, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, September 1, 2017 3:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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8th Annual Bird Festival

Thursday, October 5, 2017 9:30 AM to
Sunday, October 8, 2017 4:30 PM

Want to learn about South Florida's birds? Interested in becoming a birder? Or just want to start identifying our feathered friends? Then come to Fairchild's Bird Festival. 

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, October 6, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, October 6, 2017 3:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, November 3, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, November 3, 2017 3:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, December 1, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, December 1, 2017 3:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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