Fairchild Events


Plant ID Workshop

Friday, July 1, 2016 2:00 PM to
Friday, July 1, 2016 4:00 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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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, July 6, 2016Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is pleased to announce the opening of artist Mira Lehr’s Second Nature multimedia exhibition, the newest show in the Art at Fairchild series held in the Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan Arts Center. The exhibition will be on view daily from July 22 – October 3, 2016, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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International Mango Festival 2016 Grower’s Summit

Friday, July 8, 2016 10:30 AM to
Friday, July 8, 2016 8:30 PM


When: Friday, July 8, 2016 9:30 AM to Friday, July 8, 2016 7:30 PM

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Miami, FL, July 13, 2016 – Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $1.24 million grant from NASA for its Growing Beyond Earth STEM education program as part of the2015 Competitive Program for Science Museums, Planetariums and NASA Visitor Centers Plus Other Opportunities. Fairchild’s proposal was one of nine selected from 73 applications.

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Art at Fairchild Presents Second Nature, by artist Mira Lehr

Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:30 AM to
Monday, October 3, 2016 5:30 PM


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Opening Reception for Second Nature, by Mira Lehr

Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:30 AM to
Saturday, July 23, 2016 1:00 PM


An opening reception for Second Nature will be held in the Arts Center on Saturday, July 23 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lehr will present her exhibition at 10:00 a.m. with a book signing and opportunity to meet the artist afterward.

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Creative iPhoneography

Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:00 AM to
Saturday, July 23, 2016 2:00 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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Succulent Indian Dishes Using Mangos

Saturday, July 30, 2016 10:30 AM to
Saturday, July 30, 2016 2:30 PM


Don’t let those mangos go to waste. Learn how to whip up a new dish – Indian style! South Florida’s king of fruit, the mango, will be the main ingredient in Chef Billo’s repertoire.

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Nice and Sharp In the Garden - DIY Tool Sharpening and Care

Saturday, July 30, 2016 11:00 AM to
Saturday, July 30, 2016 1:00 PM


Maintaining your garden hand tools in tip top shape is essential to keeping your shrubs, vines and trees in healthy condition. Fairchild's Arborist, Bob Brennan, will share his knowledge on how to properly sharpen and care for your garden tools.

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