Stories written by Cathy Guerra

Redland Blues and BBQ Festival at Fruit and Spice Park, Apr. 5-6

Miami-Dade Parks and Miami-Dade County District 8 Commissioner Lynda Bell present the fourth annual Redland Blues and Barbecue Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 5 and 6, at the Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187 Ave. in Homestead. Join in lakeside for some incredible barbecue food along with blues and country music. A multitude […]

Deering Estate Festival of the Arts focuses on people and environment

deering art

Experience, engage and explore the integrated relationship between people and the environment through site specific eco and environmental works in the visual, literary and performing arts during the Deering Estate Festival of the Arts, Apr. 11-13, at the Deering Estate at Cutler. The “In Deep” theme for this year’s festival is designed to immerse the […]

Deering Estate Festival of the Arts focuses on people and environment

Deering Estate Festival of the Arts focuses on people and environment

 Experience, engage and explore the integrated relationship between people and the environment through site specific eco and environmental works in the visual, literary and performing arts during the Deering Estate Festival of the Arts, Apr. 11-13, at the Deering Estate at Cutler. The “In Deep” theme for this year’s festival is designed to immerse the […]

Vintage Auto Show scheduled at the Deering Estate at Cutler

1968 Pontiac GTO

The Deering Estate at Cutler, in collaboration with the Antique Automotive Club of America–South Florida Region, will host the second annual Vintage Auto Show supported by Mercedes-Benz of Cutler Bay on Sunday, Mar. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Car enthusiasts of all ages can enjoy a variety of vintage cars from 1952 and […]

Coral Gables Waterway canoe tour set for Sunday, Mar. 23

Photo courtesy of the Miami-Dade ECO- Adventures website

You  can enjoy the Coral Gables Waterway Canoe Tour, a leisure canoeing experience led by Miami-Dade Parks EcoAdventures and Coral Gables Museum staff, on Sunday, Mar. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $40 per person. The guided tour encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and […]

Annual Asian Culture Festival returns to Fruit & Spice Park

Photo courtesy of fruitandspice.org

The sights, sounds and flavors of Asia return to the Fruit & Spice Park for the 25th annual Asian Culture Festival on Mar. 1 and 2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The Fruit & Spice Park is located at 24801 SW 187 Ave. The Asian Culture Festival is a funfilled family event that offers a virtual day […]

‘Picnic in the Park’ on Jan. 12 at the Deering Estate at Cutler

Spend a relaxing day with your family and friends at the Deering Estate at Cutler on Sunday, Jan. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and enjoy a picnic on the main lawn. Guests who bring a picnic lunch or who purchase a preordered meal through one of the official picnic providers will receive a […]

Deering to open theater space with ‘One-Minute Play Festival’

The Deering Estate at Cutler opens its new theater space with the second annual South Florida “One-Minute Play Festival” on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25 and 26. The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF), America’s largest and longest running short form theater company founded by Dominic D’Andrea, producing artist director, features one-minute plays by over 30 established […]

Annual Redland Heritage Festival returns to the Fruit & Spice Park

Celebrate the New Year at the 39th annual Redland Heritage Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 11 and 12, at the Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187 Ave. in Homestead. The Redland Heritage Festival, a Fruit & Spice Park-staple event, celebrates the unique heritage and history of the Redland agricultural community. Participating vendors will […]

‘Who Made the Everglades’ topic of free lecture at Deering Estate

In partnership with the Archaeological Society of Southern Florida, the Deering Estate at Cutler presents a free lecture on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Lectures take place at the Deering Estate at Cutler’s Visitor Center, 16701 SW 72 Ave. The lectures are free to the public. The next lecture is on […]

Ghosts Tours returning to Deering Estate at Cutler

In partnership with the League of Paranormal Investigators, the Deering Estate at Cutler offers a variety of Ghost Tours and Paranormal Investigations. Hear about the sightings and experiences from the actual paranormal investigations of the Deering Estate at Cutler and see for yourself the evidence recorded on video, photographs, and audio. There are three types […]

Fall Star Party (Hunter’s Moon) at Fruit and Spice Park, Oct. 11

Astronomy buffs are invited to the Fall Star Party (Hunter’s Moon) on Friday, Oct. 11, 7-10 p.m., at the Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187 Ave. in Homestead. Organized by the Southern Cross Astronomical Society and the Fruit and Spice Park, this free event will feature a moonlight tram tour of the park and […]

Reduced admission fee offered at Deering Estate on Oct. 2

The Deering Estate at Cutler will offer $5 after-hour admission on Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., as part of its “Welcome Wednesdays.” Bring a picnic and enjoy it on the main lawn of the estate. Guests can enjoy a relaxing evening and take in the rich colors reflecting off the boat turning […]

Call for environmental artists in residence at Deering Estate

The Deering Estate at Cutler has a very unique opportunity for artists to participate in an Environmental Artist in Residence Program. This new opportunity, part of a National Endowment for the Arts grant, pairs artists of all abilities with mentor environmental artist Lucinda Linderman in a short term shared studio residency within the structure of […]