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Wednesday, November 18th
CORAL GABLES—To get over hump day, try a little shopping and wine. Local online workwear site Yuppie is hosting a special Holiday Trunk Show from 6pm-8pm this Wednesday to get you in the holiday spirit. Tickets are free (as is the wine), so all you have to do is register here to shop the brand's fall and holiday collections plus enjoy 50 percent off select items. 4100 Salzedo St., Unit 12, Coral Gables, FL.
Thursday, November 19th
CORAL GABLES—Christmas is arriving early this year, because Miami Heat's own Shane Battier is hosting Merrick Park's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event is free and open to the public and will feature performances by the Miami Royal Ballet and the Coral Gables Senior High School Choir. Plus, there will be live entertainment with stilt walkers and jugglers. The event runs from 6:30pm-8:30pm, and the Tree Lighting will begin at 7:45pm. Shops at Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables, FL.
BAL HARBOUR — This Thursday, show your support for Venezuela at Scoop NYC at Bal Harbour Shops. Hosted by fashion designer Gabriela Cadena, Alegria Beracasa and Edison Lozada, the event will donate 10 percent of all the night's sales to the I Love Venezuela foundation. Customers, too, will receive 10 percent off their purchases, and the event runs from 6 to 8pm.
AVENTURA— If you're one of those people who get started on their holiday shopping months before,Tory Burch has got the event just for you. It will be hosting a huge holiday shopping event this Thursday at Aventura Mall. Customers will enjoy 30 percent off purchases of $250 and up, and all your other buys will get 10 percent off. The best part? As you're giving yourself a treat, 10 percent of the proceeds will be donated to Style Saves. The shopping will take place from 7pm-9pm. Just RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Aventura Mall, 19575 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, FL.
Saturday, November 21st
COCONUT GROVE—If you followed our advice in last week's "Listings" and made your own DIY hat, then it's essential you attend The Mad Hatter Arts Festival this Saturday. Celebrating it's 11th year, the festival will feature different kinds of artists as well as an artisan and vintage marketplace. There will be music, food, a drum circle, and a chance to show off your hat in various contests. After the day's activities, return to The Barnacle at 6pm for a special screening of Alice in Wonderland. The movie begins at 7pm with no entry after 7:15pm. Tickets are $5 per person for ages 6 and over; $3 for ages 2-5; and free for ages under 2. You'll probably be wearing a fabulous hat, but don't be fashionably late. Head this way for more info. The Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Highway, Coconut Grove, FL.
HOLLYWOOD—Travel back to the past this weekend with the Camelot Days Medieval Festival. The kingdom will be full of musicians, artisans, eateries, knights and jesters. You can shop for handcrafted treasures in the artist's market while you feast like a king or queen on hearty food and drink. And remember that living chess scene in Harry Potter? There will be one of those here plus jousting. The past will come to life at 10am and will end November 22nd at 5:30pm. You can get your tickets at the venue for $15 or buy them for $12 online here. T.Y. Park, 3300 N. Park Rd., Hollywood, FL.
LITTLE HAITI—Are you an aspiring artist trying to get your foot through the door? If so, we've found just the door you're looking for. FUSE Miami Fashion Collective is having a networking event this Saturday from 4pm-7pm. It's aimed at those who want to pursue a career in fashion design, photography, wardrobe styling, hair styling, make-up, set design, and fashion modeling. General tickets are $10 and $5 for students. Aside from being able to attend the chats and the Q&As, guests will be able to mingle with the guest speakers during the after-party from 7-9pm with a complimentary drink. Grab your tickets here and get ready to start your future. Share Squared @ MADE at the Citadel, 8325 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, FL.
Sunday, November 22nd
FORT LAUDERDALE—Make this Sunday "Treat Yo Self" day and enjoy a Beauty, Bubbles & Barre event filled with live music, champagne, and healthy bites. Guests will be able to participate in complimentary 10-minute ab workouts along with mini-spa treatments including mini-facials, paraffin treatments, mini-massages, and cat-eye lash extensions. If this isn’t enough for you, they will also have promotional pricing for other services including Botox & fillers, full massage, eyebrow treatments, teeth whitening and other cosmetic dental services. Start treating yourself at 10am and enjoy four full hours of pampering until 2pm. The event is free, but space is limited, so RSVP quickly at 954-566-2202. Dr. Patty’s Dental Boutique, 646 North Federal Hwy. (Victoria Park Shoppes), Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304.
Tuesday, November 24th
PALM BEACH—The beginning of the week can be rough, and we’ve got just the antidote for you: a fashion presentation! While you sip on champagne, designer Mary Alice Haney of Haney is showing her Resort 2015 Collection at Neiman Marcus in Palm Beach. The event is from 11am- 5pm. The two-hour fashion show begins at 2pm, and you’ll get a chance to meet the designer, Mary Alice Haney as you mix and mingle like a socialite. Complimentary parking will be available for you as well. Neiman Marcus (Couture Salon, Level 2), 151 Worth Ave., Palm Beach, FL.
CORAL GABLES— The Biltmore Hotel and Spa along with luxury skincare brand, BABOR have teamed up to bring you The Science Behind the Results, an event presenting the most advanced research in skin aging and how it leads to innovative anti-aging skincare products and treatments. Leading skin care specialist and head of the Babor, research center, Andrea Weber, will lead this informative session, which begins at 4pm. The only thing you have to do is RSVP here and you're on your way to aging (or not aging) gracefully. The Biltmore Hotel (Stoneman Douglas-Conference Center of the Americas), 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables, FL.
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