Fairchild Events


Sunday Sounds

Sunday, October 1, 2017 1:00 PM to
Sunday, October 1, 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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8th Annual Bird Festival

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


Whether you are an experienced birder or just want to get in on the action as a beginner, the 7th Annual Bird Festival at Fairchild is for you.

Learn to identify birds, about birding hotspots, and the rich avifauna found right here in the Garden. Vendors and expert advice will be on hand to help you become an expert birder as well as to help you make your own yard into a bird and wildlife paradise.

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Botanical Art for All Levels

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2:00 PM to
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:30 PM


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

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How To Use And Master Your Digital Interchangeable Lens DSLR (Single Lens Reflex) Camera

Saturday, October 28, 2017 11:00 AM to
Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:00 PM


Now that you have purchased a full-featured advanced DSLR camera, how do you take advantage of its many features? This class will cover which lenses are best suited to your particular needs and how to take full advantage of their use.

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Trunk 'N Treat

Sunday, October 29, 2017 9:30 AM to
Sunday, October 29, 2017 4:30 PM


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

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 9:30 AM to
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 4:30 PM


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!

Join us at 1:00 p.m. for a tram ride dedicated to the dogs in costume! 


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