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An Indian Vegetarian Feast

Saturday, October 29, 2016 9:30 AM

Vegetables are an integral part of Indian cuisine. Vegetarians and non vegetarians, your taste buds will be tantalized when Chef Billo creates five styles of vegetable curries using okra, eggplant and cauliflower.

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Cars in the Garden

Sunday, October 30, 2016 9:30 AM

Calling all car and costume lovers!

Join us for a day of fall fun as we welcome Cars in the Garden, with a Halloween twist, back to Fairchild!  Trick-or-treat through the cars, see how the cars and their owners dress up, and stay for the car parade at 4:00 p.m. to see the cars parade out of the Garden in their costumes! 


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Howl-o-ween at Fairchild

Monday, October 31, 2016 9:30 AM

At Fairchild’s Howl-o-ween guests can take advantage of a great opportunity to enjoy the Garden with their dogs as they parade through Fairchild’s lush surroundings all the while showing off their Halloween costumes. Guests and their dog can hop on any of the trams, make it a doggie tram ride! Now that's something to wag your tail about!

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Orchid Society of Coral Gables

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 7:30 PM

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Botanical Art for Everyone – All Levels Welcome!

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 1:00 PM

This class for the beginner and advanced student focuses on the representation of tropical plants in watercolor and graphite. Students draw and paint using fresh plant material collected at Fairchild (provided).

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Pasta Night at Fairchild – Making Home-Made Ravioli

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 6:00 PM

Get ready to roll your sleeves up as you’ll be introduced to the art of making ravioli from scratch.  YES, pasta night has come to Fairchild and Chef Chris will demonstrate the art of preparing fresh ravioli.

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Watercolor for Beginners and Going Beyond

Friday, November 4, 2016 10:00 AM

If you have always wanted to try watercolor painting but thought it looked too difficult, this is the class for you. This class will explore the many facets of watercolor in a fun and relaxing way.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, November 4, 2016 1:00 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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Sunrise and Early Morning Photography at Fairchild

Saturday, November 5, 2016 7:00 AM

Students will experience the sunrise as they photograph Fairchild’s spectacular garden landscapes. This course will offer the opportunity to photograph the Garden’s lush greenery, dramatically lit by the rising sun.

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, November 6, 2016 1:00 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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