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Macro Life Photography

Saturday, November 1, 2014 6:00 AM to
Saturday, November 1, 2014 10:00 AM

See the beauty of Fairchild up close and personal. We will explore, discover and photograph the ecosystem at Fairchild by focusing on the small beautiful details in flowers, leaves and insects.

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, November 1, 2014 6:30 AM to
Saturday, November 1, 2014 8:30 AM

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Plant Show and Sale presented by the South Florida Palm Society

Saturday, November 1, 2014 8:30 AM to
Sunday, November 2, 2014 4:30 PM

Palms are an iconic part of the tropical South Florida landscape. With a diversity of shapes and sizes, there are palms for every home garden. The 34th South Florida Palm Society Show and Sale offers the largest selection of species of any palm sale in the world. Aside from offering plants for sale, the Society will operate an information center to provide advice for successfully raising palms and to give away fresh seeds of a broad selection of species.

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Palmetum Walking Tours

Saturday, November 1, 2014 10:30 AM to
Saturday, November 1, 2014 11:30 AM

Tour Fairchild's world-class palmetum.

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, November 2, 2014 7:30 AM to
Sunday, November 2, 2014 9:30 AM

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Palmetum Walking Tours

Sunday, November 2, 2014 11:30 AM to
Sunday, November 2, 2014 12:30 PM

Tour Fairchild's world-class palmetum.

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, November 2, 2014 1:00 PM to
Sunday, November 2, 2014 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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Fine day for a stroll

Monday, November 3, 2014

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Shhh! Monarchs are sleeping!

Thursday, November 6, 2014

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Photographing the Sunset/Moonrise During the Magical Hour at Fairchild

Thursday, November 6, 2014 5:00 PM to
Thursday, November 6, 2014 8:00 PM

Experience the full moon at Fairchild and let “La Luna” be your highlighted subject during this workshop.

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Fall Garden Festival, Featuring the 74th Annual Ramble

Friday, November 7, 2014 9:30 AM to
Sunday, November 9, 2014 4:30 PM

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Brilliant Ramble

Friday, November 7, 2014

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, November 8, 2014 7:30 AM to
Saturday, November 8, 2014 9:30 AM

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Palmetum Walking Tours

Saturday, November 8, 2014 11:30 AM to
Saturday, November 8, 2014 12:30 PM

Tour Fairchild's world-class palmetum.

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David Fairchild collected these

Saturday, November 8, 2014

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A Miracle (Fruit) for All

Sunday, November 9, 2014

The miracle fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum) is an unassuming fruit from sub-Saharan Africa with a most unique quality. When the red berry is placed in one’s mouth and the slippery flesh teased from the seed, a most unusual change comes over your palate. All that you eat now tastes like it was bathed in sugar. The sensation can last for up to 2 hours in some people....

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, November 9, 2014 7:30 AM to
Sunday, November 9, 2014 9:30 AM

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Palmetum Walking Tours

Sunday, November 9, 2014 11:30 AM to
Sunday, November 9, 2014 12:30 PM

Tour Fairchild's world-class palmetum.

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Volunteer Class: Seasonal Art Training

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 1:00 PM to
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 4:00 PM

Registration required; class limited to active Fairchild volunteers.

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Photo Editing and Sharing with Your iPad

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 1:00 PM to
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 4:00 PM

As an owner of the iPad 2 or 3, you will find that there are endless apps available for photo editing and sharing.

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Make Ahead Holiday Hors d’oeuvres

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:00 PM to
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 9:00 PM

Finger foods that you can make ahead of time and keep in the freezer will help you get through the holiday season with ease.

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Building a Subtropical Garden

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:30 PM to
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 9:00 PM

The key to building beautiful gardens in South Florida relies heavily on choosing the right building materials for your application and applying common sense construction techniques to your garden design.

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Volunteer Class: Seasonal Art Training

Thursday, November 13, 2014 1:00 PM to
Thursday, November 13, 2014 4:00 PM

Registration required; class limited to active Fairchild volunteers.

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, November 15, 2014 7:30 AM to
Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:30 AM

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Palmetum Walking Tours

Saturday, November 15, 2014 11:30 AM to
Saturday, November 15, 2014 12:30 PM

Tour Fairchild's world-class palmetum.

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Volunteer Class: Seasonal Art Training

Saturday, November 15, 2014 1:00 PM to
Saturday, November 15, 2014 4:00 PM

Registration required; class limited to active Fairchild volunteers.

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GALA IN THE GARDEN FUNDRAISER AT FAIRCHILD

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Coral Gables, FL, November 2014 – Set in a beautiful, floral landscape, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s annual Gala in the Garden fundraiser celebrates the advancements of the garden and the people who have made it possible throughout the years.

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CHIHULY EXHIBITION OPENS AT FAIRCHILD TROPICAL BOTANIC GARDEN

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Coral Gables, FL, December 1, 2014Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is pleased to announce the opening of American artist Dale Chihuly’s most comprehensive garden exhibition to date in Miami as part of Art at Fairchild, the seasonal program that invites international artists to display their works throughout the 83-acre tropical oasis.

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, November 16, 2014 7:30 AM to
Sunday, November 16, 2014 9:30 AM

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Palmetum Walking Tours

Sunday, November 16, 2014 11:30 AM to
Sunday, November 16, 2014 12:30 PM

Tour Fairchild's world-class palmetum.

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