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A Grass Roots Fest, Free Zen Workouts, and Other Cool Events This Week in Miami

We round up this week's best events so you don't have to.

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From meditation on the beach to a massive block party with food and booze, there's plenty to do this week in Miami. Need a little culture? Head to the South Miami or Bird Road art fairs or score your ticket to the 5th annual Virginia Key Grass Roots Festival. Getting ready for Spring 2015? Shop until you drop at the Brickell Fashion Market. We've listed out our favorite fashion-forward, fitness-centered, and fun events of the week, so use this handy article as your guide to navigating Miami's social scene.

Wednesday, February 17th

CORAL GABLES– Do you like free workouts? Do you like free workouts led by former baseball players? Join us for a complimentary class at the all new Pilates ProWorks in Coral Gables. We'll be taking up a MatBox class, which combines kickboxing, pilates and yoga into one hour! Jugofresh will be letting us try its brand new CPP juices, and Class begins at 6:30pm so us an email at miami@racked.com to reserve your spot!  Pilates Pro Works, 25 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, FL

Thursday, February 18th

KEY BISCAYNE– The Virginia Key Grass Roots Festival kicks off on Thursday at 4pm and runs through Sunday at 11pm. With over 50 bands, four stages, and on-site beach camping, this festival is great if you're into both the outdoors and music. In addition, the festival will also have art, yoga and meditation workshops. Ticket prices vary. Purchase yours here. Virginia Key Beach Park 4020 Virginia Beach Dr., Virginia Key, Miami, FL

MIAMI BEACH– Need a well-deserved spa day with your girls?  Head over to Kiehl's on Lincoln Road from 6pm to 8pm for a chance to meet Chris Salgardo, the author of Manmade: The Essential Skincare & Grooming Reference for Every Man. There will be lots of freebies, including facial treatments, healthy skin consultations and more. This is a great chance to stock up on quality skin care products.  Even better, receive 20 percent off your entire purchase. Kiehl's Miami Beach, 540 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL

MIAMI BEACH– Beer, barbeque, and s'mores? Head to The Raleigh for this season's installment of Bucks Beer Garden, which brings you local craft brews from Sixpoint Brewery, a backyard barbecue, lawn games and more. You can pay as you go or purchase an all you can drink wristband for $30 this wayEach wristband will also include a s'mores kit. Raleigh Hotel, 1775 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL

Friday, February 19th

WYNWOOD– Whether you've never danced in your entire life or you're a seasoned pro, this dose of dance and Spanish culture is a great way to blow off some steam after a long week. Ole! A Night of Flamenco will feature performers from the upcoming Adrienne Arsht Center's Flamenco Festival, Spanish-themed tapas provided by culinary pop-ups, and Sangria selections from Thyme Bar.  The event begins at 7pm and ends at 10pm, and is free and open to the public. RSVP here. The Wynwood Yard, 70 NW 29th St, Miami, Florida

Saturday, February 20th

COCONUT GROVE– Salvador Dali is like the Karl Lagerfield of the art world so head to the Hello Dali show to see why his eccentric art still inspires emerging artists today. Taking place at the Bird Road Art Show, which takes place on the third Saturday of every month, a group of artists have created Dali inspired art and each piece includes a picture of Dali's face somewhere in it (perfect for a sesh of Where's Waldo). It will take place from 7 pm to 10 pm. Bird Road Art Show, 4229 SW 75 Ave, Miami FL (Second Floor)

SOUTH MIAMI– Another local art show happening this weekend, the South Miami Rotary Art Festival will shut down a good portion of Sunset Drive.  Browse exhibitions by 150 different artists while testing out different food vendors from across the globe. There will also be a beer garden and open jam session for aspiring musicians. The event is free and open to the public, and will take place on Saturday from 10am to 6pm and on Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. South Miami Rotary Art Festival SW 72nd St and US1, Miami, FL

MIAMI BEACH– Support the Bass Museum of Art by attending their Keep the Ball Rolling... Party, which will begin at 9pm. Enjoy a performance by South African artist, Athi-Patra Ruga, which will include elaborate costumes and choreography. To get an idea of his aesthetic, head this way. The dresscode is Whimsical Black tie and there will be a contest honoring the people with the best outfits. Tickets are $125 and can be purchased here. Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL

Sunday, February 21st

HOLLYWOOD– Feeling drained after a weekend of partying?  Chill out and reset for the upcoming week with an Oceanfront Beginners Guided Meditation Class: How to "Cease & Exist." Located at Hollywood North Beach Park, find your zen while watching the sun rise over the water.  Plan to be there from 8:30am to 9:30am, and don't forget to bring your own towel. Hollywood North Beach Park, 3601 N. Ocean Dr., Hollywood, FL

BRICKELL– Brickell Fashion Market Shopping Spree & Fashion Show is a pop-up event on Sunday and will feature one-of-a-kind pieces by independent designers from around the world, as well as local, emerging boutiques.  You can shop non-stop from 11am to 6pm in the Brickell Room at the InterContinental Hotel in Downtown Miami.  A portion of the money generated from this event will go to the Day of Caring, which is a breast cancer organization.  Get your complimentary pass here. Intercontinental Miami Hotel, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL

Monday, February 22nd

CORAL GABLES– Make your Monday less terrible by dropping into this complimentary Full Moon Yoga class on the rooftop of the Metropolis Fitness & Spa parking garage Monday night.  Be sure to bring a yoga mat and water. Class begins at 8pm and goes until 9:30pm. Metropolis Fitness & Spa,1430 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL

Tuesday, February 23rd


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Featuring 11 skilled chefs and six savvy bartenders, bring some friends along to Miami Block Party. This part culinary, part boozy party experience on Tuesday night on the Courtyards of Miami Ironside.  General admission is from 7pm to 10pm, costs $20, and includes unlimited beverages by La Colombe and five food or cocktail tastings. You can opt for gold and VIP tickets, which cost $60 and $100, respectively. 100 percent of the proceeds from this event will support the Hunger Project.  Purchase tickets here. The Wind, 350 South Miami Avenue, Miami, FL;