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Thursday, October 15th
WYNWOOD– Feeling stuck? On Thursday from noon to 1:30pm head to the Bodhi Treehouse for a workshop on how to uncover your life's purpose. The class is lead by Hay House Author Jennifer Grace and Personal Growth Coach, Tiffany Nicole, and will use practical tools and techniques taken from Stanford University to get you unstuck and clear. There is also a session from 7 to 8:30pm, this one lead only by Tiffany Nicole. Both events are free and open to the public. RSVP for the noon slot here, and for the evening slot here. The Bodhi TreeHouse, 2200 NW 2nd Ave, Miami , FL.
BAL HARBOUR–Do you have a flowing list of beauty questions that need to be answered? This Thursday head to Saks Fifth Avenue at Bal Harbour Shops for A Beauty Symposium led by Maria Tettamanti. She'll be doling out questions to panelists, which include Saks' SVP Beauty Kate Oldham, Tom Ford's Nancy Hastings, Nest Fragrances' Laura Slatkin, Giorgio Armani's Tim Quinn, Kilian's Dennis Quan and Dior's Amy Leitner. The event will take place on the second floor and will run from 5:30 to 7:30pm. Tickets are $50, however the fee entitles you to a $25 gift card to shop Saks. Saks Fifth Avenue at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour, FL; Call (305) 993-6218 to RSVP.
CORAL GABLES–Coral Gables turns 90 this year, and the best way to celebrate is by gifting yourself for the occasion. On Thursday, from 6 to 9pm, head to Downtown Coral Gables for Iconic Fashion Walk + Shop an evening of savings from several of Miracle Mile's best boutiques like ISA Boutique, Cattiva, Essence, Flirt & Flutter, J. Del Olmo, Peace Love World, and more. Each store will be hosting a local fashion blogger and gift bags will be handed out throughout the night. If you're hungry you can pop into local restaurants for food and drink specials, and if you happen to valet, you can pick up your car at any station in the area, which saves you the hassle of lugging around shopping bags. Iconic Fashion Walk + Shop,Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL.
DOWNTOWN MIAMI–Need a happy hour to head to this Thursday? Head to PAMM for PAMM Third Thursdays: Pop Life, a night of live music, food, drinks, and art. Enjoy a live performance by string duo Chargaux, featuring opening and closing sets by DJ Kumi, as you indulge in happy hour and food specials. The night also marks the opening of "Firelei Baez: Bloodlines" and you can enjoy an Art Talk between the artist, Firelei Báez, and Assistant Curator María Elena Ortiz in the auditorium. Tickets are $16 and admission is free for museum members. The event begins at 6pm. Perez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL; Purchase tickets here.
DESIGN DISTRICT–This week the Design District kicks off its weekly music series, District Sounds, at the Palm Court with OIGO on deck. The sounds were curated by Miami Beach Jazz. Ella's will be providing sangria, and the event, which is free and open to the public, runs from 6 to 8pm. Miami Design District, 3841 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL.
Saturday, October 17th
KEY BISCAYNE–Wanderlust 108, the world's first and only "mindful triathlon" comes to Miami this Saturday. It consists of a 5K through Virginia Key Beach Park, a massive 90-minute yoga class led by Dawn B. Feinberg and MC Yogi, and a guided meditation led by Sage Roundtree. There will also be live musical performances by live bands and DJ Drez, acroyoga, slacklining, hooping, and other surprises throughout the day. Shop unique jewelry, apparel, and handcrafted items from local vendors, and dig into healthy organic food options. The event runs from 8am to 4pm and tickets are $60. Wanderlust 108 Miami, Virginia Key Beach, 4020 Virginia Beach Dr, Miami, FL; Purchase tickets here.
SOUTH BEACH– Catch a free vinyasa yoga class this Saturday from 9 to 10am at the New World Symphony. No RSVP is required, but you will have to bring your own yoga mat. Yogi Pablo Lucero will be leading the class. New World Symphony, 500 17th St, Miami Beach, FL.
NORTH MIAMI BEACH–This Saturday at 10:30am to 11:30am, Pulse 163 is hosting a barre class to raise money for the Braman Family Cancer Institute. Reserve your spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Pulse 163, 3447 Northeast 163 St, North Miami Beach, FL.
WYNWOOD– In the words of FLOTUS, "Turnip... For What?" Jokes aside, this Saturday Colony1's monthly market festival, Turnip the Beet!, returns to Wynwood with plenty of fall-themed workshops and do-it-yourself activities, including pumpkin carving, DIY costume-making, seedling planting and more. There will also be gardening, yoga, and live music, plus you can shop through plenty of local farm harvests. The event is free and open to the public (although you can enter a raffle), and no RSVP is required.Turnip the Beat market festival, Colony1, 550 NW 22nd St, Miami, FL.
KENDALL–It may not be The Three Broomsticks, but it's still pretty sweet. This Saturday and Sunday Madi's Tearoom is hosting a Harry Potter-themed tea party, where you can come dressed as your favorite character and enjoy a specially prepared tea service. Tea time is at 2pm and is $35 a person. Prizes will be awarded for knowledge of Harry Potter trivia, and tickets can be purchased beforehand or at the event. Madi's Tea Garden, 4009 SW 152nd Ave, Miami, FL.
DESIGN DISTRICT– Love Alice & Wonderland? Then join the tea party with the cast of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland tomorrow in the Design District, thanks to the neighborhood's Site-Specific series which brings performance out of the traditional theater and into the district. Following the tea party, YoungArts Alum singer/songwriter Mel Bryant will be performing with Miami Music Club and closing the night with an original electronic music performance. Miami Design District Palm Court, 140 NE 39th St, Miami, FL.
DOWNTOWN FORT LAUDERDALE–The Indie Craft Bazaar, a huge pop-up market, returns to Fort Lauderdale this Saturday with over 65 local artists, crafters, designers, and stylists selling original Artwork, handmade items, repurposed goods, and more. The event is so big, in fact, it's taking over three venues in Fort Lauderdale: Revolution Live, America's Backyard, and Bar Stache, the super secret speakeasy inside Revolution. The event will also have a DIY slime booth, fortune telling and tarot card readings, $3 mimosas (warning: it's a cash bar), food trucks, gourmet sweets, and Panther coffee on deck. No RSVP is necessary, but there's a $5 entry fee. Revolution Live, 100 SW 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
MIAMI BEACH– Did III Points leave you hungry for more live music? Head to the North Beach Bandshell for Mooncake Jam, a night of live music to celebrate the release of Afrobeta's new album "Dream About You." They'll be performing, as will local indie bands and artists like Telekinetic Walrus and Chantil Dukart, but you can catch the full lineup too. The event runs from 6 to 10pm and there will be brews from Concrete Beach and cocktails by Afrohead Rums, food trucks, live art by Racked photographer Courtney Cates, and more. RSVP is required, and everyone, including your dog and kid, is welcome. Mooncake Jam, North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL; RSVP here.
SOUTH BEACH– Did someone say Sunday Funday for a good cause? Top off your weekend at The Thompson from 1 until sundown for a special edition of its weekly Deep End Pool Party, this week hosted by Style Saves, the local charity that raises funds for back to school items for underprivileged kids both here and internationally. The event is benefitting their upcoming mission trip to Colombia ($5 Vodka slushies!) and is also benefitting the revitalization of North Beach. There will be sounds by III Points' own 'Legs Benedict,' a braid bar from 3 to 5pm from Warren Tricomi, and $10 drink specials. Admission is complimentary and locals are welcome, just make sure you RSVP to miathmevents@communehotels
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