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Orchid Society of Coral Gables

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 7:30 PM to
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 9:30 PM

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What's folding my leaves?

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

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Tropical Garden Winter 2015

Friday, December 4, 2015

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, December 4, 2015 1:00 PM to
Friday, December 4, 2015 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, December 6, 2015 1:00 PM to
Sunday, December 6, 2015 2:30 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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Wet weather and the garden

Monday, December 7, 2015

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Cranberry hibiscus

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Cranberry hibiscus possesses a rare combination of beauty, utility and edibility. Once established, this tropical hibiscus requires little to no tending or irrigation, is a landscaping standout, and is edible.

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“ART LOFT” SEGMENT ON DALE CHIHULY EXHIBITION AT FAIRCHILD WINS 2015 SUNCOAST EMMY AWARD

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Coral Gables, FL, December 8, 2015Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden extends its congratulations to the WPBT-TV series “Art Loft” for being named one of the 2015 Program Winners at the 39th Annual Suncoast Emmy Awards for their segment on Fairchild’s Dale Chihuly art exhibition on view during the 2014-15 Art at Fairchild season.

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iPhoneography: Artistic Creative iPhone Photography with Shirley Drevich

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:00 PM to
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 4:00 PM

In this class you will explore various ways to capture and process images with your iPhone, and you’ll learn to create stunning results using a variety of apps.

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Parade of Everglades Animals and Performances (Elementary School)

Saturday, December 12, 2015 2:00 PM to
Saturday, December 12, 2015 4:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate the culmination of The 2014-2015 Fairchild Challenge 
and recognize the achievements of participating students and schools throughout South Florida.

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GALA IN THE GARDEN TO RAISE FUNDS FOR FAIRCHILD GARDEN’S EDUCATION AND CONSERVATION INITIATIVES

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Coral Gables, FL, December 2015 – The 23rd Annual Gala in the Garden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden celebrates the advancements made throughout the year and those individuals who generously support Fairchild’s growth. Notable philanthropists from South Florida and beyond meet for an evening of unmatched beauty, delicious food, dancing, and charity. Proceeds benefit Fairchild’s programs in education, conservation science, and horticulture. This black-tie event is co-chaired by Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa and will take place on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

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What happened to winter?

Monday, December 28, 2015

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FAIRCHILD UNVEILS AN ORCHID ODYSSEY IN THE SIMONS RAINFOREST

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Coral Gables, FL, December 30, 2015 – With spectacular colors, intricate shapes, and awe-inspiring patterns, orchids have long been one of Miami’s most beloved flowers. Now, visitors to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden can see an array of these unique plants as part of the Orchid Odyssey exhibition in the Simons Rainforest. The collection comprising numerous species and varieties, including Cattleya, Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, Dendrobium, and Vanda, will be on view now until April 30, 2016.

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