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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, February 1, 2015 1:00 PM to
Sunday, February 1, 2015 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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Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Sunday, February 1, 2015 6:00 PM to
Sunday, February 1, 2015 9:00 PM

Tropical Chihuly Nights are back.  Join us for this exclusive opportunity to see all of Chihuly’s exquisite glass forms under the stars of the South Florida sky.  Stroll through the Garden to see Chihuly’s most comprehensive garden exhibition to date, dine at the Glasshouse Café or bring a blanket and watch the moon rise over our 83-acre tropical oasis.

Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.  

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STUDENTS GROW ENDANGERED FLORIDA ORCHIDS FOR FAIRCHILD’S MILLION ORCHID PROJECT

Monday, February 2, 2015

Coral Gables, FL, January 28, 2015 – Conservation scientists, volunteers, and the education staff ofFairchild Tropical Botanic Garden recently visited 30 high schools in Miami-Dade County to teach students the art of deflasking the native and endangered orchids they have been growing as part of Fairchild’s Million Orchid Project.

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Photographing the Garden at Sunset and During the Full Moon with Pedro Lastra

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 5:00 PM to
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 8:00 PM

Photographing the Garden at Sunset and During the Full Moon with Pedro Lastra

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Photography Class with Pedro Lastra

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

A dozen of us benefitted from Pedro Lastra's photography lessons last night: photographing the sunset and the moon. It was a gorgeous evening, with the sky glowing as the sun went down and the moon playing hide and seek with the clouds. My sunset photo was more successful than the moon shots. Have a look.

 

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Drawing Chihuly Glass with Colored Pencils with Helen Burgos

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 1:00 PM to
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 3:00 PM

Drawing Chihuly Glass with Colored Pencils with Helen Burgos

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Become Vanda Savvy With Dr. Motes

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 7:00 PM to
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 9:00 PM

This is perfect timing for Vanda consumers to learn about these gorgeous orchids.

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Fairchild Lecture Series

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 7:00 PM to
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 8:00 PM

Join us for on select evenings from December to May for a formative lecture series on art, conservation and travel from Fairchild experts and renowned authors. All lectures are held in the Lakeside Marquee. Light refreshments will be served.

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Flower power, sort of

Thursday, February 5, 2015

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Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Thursday, February 5, 2015 6:00 PM to
Thursday, February 5, 2015 9:30 PM

Tropical Chihuly Nights are back.  Join us for this exclusive opportunity to see all of Chihuly’s exquisite glass forms under the stars of the South Florida sky.  Stroll through the Garden to see Chihuly’s most comprehensive garden exhibition to date, dine at the Glasshouse Café or bring a blanket and watch the moon rise over our 83-acre tropical oasis.

Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.  

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Beaded Garden Brooch or Pendant

Saturday, February 7, 2015 10:00 AM to
Saturday, February 7, 2015 2:00 PM

How does your garden grow? Make yours an array of colors, shapes, and sizes in this fun, fast paced class where you will create your own little garden to wear as a brooch (or convert to pendant).

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Palmetum Walking Tours

Saturday, February 7, 2015 11:30 AM to
Sunday, February 8, 2015 12:30 PM

Tour Fairchild's world-class palmetum.

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Macro Life Photography with Pedro Lastra

Saturday, February 7, 2015 2:00 PM to
Saturday, February 7, 2015 5:00 PM

Macro Life Photography with Pedro Lastra

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Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Sunday, February 8, 2015 6:00 PM to
Sunday, February 8, 2015 9:00 PM

Tropical Chihuly Nights are back.  Join us for this exclusive opportunity to see all of Chihuly’s exquisite glass forms under the stars of the South Florida sky.  Stroll through the Garden to see Chihuly’s most comprehensive garden exhibition to date, dine at the Glasshouse Café or bring a blanket and watch the moon rise over our 83-acre tropical oasis.

Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.  

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Sushi Love with Chef Johnson Teh

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 6:00 PM to
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 9:00 PM

Sushi Love with Chef Johnson Teh

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Understanding and Using iCLOUD

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10:30 AM to
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:30 PM

Understanding and Using iCLOUD

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Romancing Your Palms

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 6:30 PM to
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 8:30 PM

Do you foresee a break-up with your palm trees in the near future?

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Tropical Garden Fall 2014

Thursday, February 12, 2015

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Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Thursday, February 12, 2015 6:00 PM to
Thursday, February 12, 2015 9:30 PM

Tropical Chihuly Nights are back.  Join us for this exclusive opportunity to see all of Chihuly’s exquisite glass forms under the stars of the South Florida sky.  Stroll through the Garden to see Chihuly’s most comprehensive garden exhibition to date, dine at the Glasshouse Café or bring a blanket and watch the moon rise over our 83-acre tropical oasis.

Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.  

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Making Photographic Portraits In Nature

Friday, February 13, 2015 2:30 PM to
Friday, February 13, 2015 6:00 PM

Fairchild is thrilled to be able to offer this special photography workshop with one of America’s leading portrait photographers, Philip Bermingham.

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Making Photographic Portraits in Nature with Philip Bermingham

Friday, February 13, 2015 2:30 PM to
Friday, February 13, 2015 6:00 PM

Making Photographic Portraits in Nature with Philip Bermingham

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Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF)

Saturday, February 14, 2015 10:30 AM to
Sunday, February 15, 2015 2:30 PM

Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF), a program for children and families, and consists of themed activities ensuring that kids receive as broad a botanical learning experience as possible.

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Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Sunday, February 15, 2015 6:00 PM to
Sunday, February 15, 2015 9:00 PM

Tropical Chihuly Nights are back.  Join us for this exclusive opportunity to see all of Chihuly’s exquisite glass forms under the stars of the South Florida sky.  Stroll through the Garden to see Chihuly’s most comprehensive garden exhibition to date, dine at the Glasshouse Café or bring a blanket and watch the moon rise over our 83-acre tropical oasis.

Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.  

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Photographing Chihuly Under the Stars with Pedro Lastra

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 8:00 PM to
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:00 PM

Photographing Chihuly Under the Stars with Pedro Lastra

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13th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL ORCHID FESTIVAL AT FAIRCHILD

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Coral Gables, FL, February 11, 2015 – Beautiful, fragrant, and rare orchids will cover the lush landscape of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for the three-day International Orchid Festival, held Friday, March 13 – Sunday, March 15 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. More than 10,000 orchids and plants will be on view and available for purchase throughout the Garden. Stop by the Science Village to watch interactive demonstrations of the Million Orchid Project, which aims to reintroduce one million native and endangered orchids back into South Florida. Presented by the Orchid Society of Coral Gables, the breathtaking displays of rare and exotic orchid species at the American Orchid Society juried show are a must-see.

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Latino Gourmet Cuisine with a Twist with Chef Chris Bulgarin

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 6:00 PM to
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:00 PM

Latino Gourmet Cuisine with a Twist with Chef Chris Bulgarin

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Bodacious Leather Bracelets

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 6:00 PM to
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:00 PM

Students will learn to weave a 4 Bight Braiding technique which is perfect for a bold and different leather bracelet.

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Fairchild's Lecture Series

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 7:00 PM to
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 8:00 PM

Join us on select evenings from December to May for a formative lecture series on art, conservation and travel from Fairchild experts and renowned authors. All lectures are held in the Lakeside Marquee. Light refreshments will be served. 

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Cold weather carnivores come inside

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Time to bring cold-sensitive plants inside

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Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Thursday, February 19, 2015 6:00 PM to
Thursday, February 19, 2015 9:30 PM

Tropical Chihuly Nights are back.  Join us for this exclusive opportunity to see all of Chihuly’s exquisite glass forms under the stars of the South Florida sky.  Stroll through the Garden to see Chihuly’s most comprehensive garden exhibition to date, dine at the Glasshouse Café or bring a blanket and watch the moon rise over our 83-acre tropical oasis.

Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.  

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