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Philanthropic Fun

Break out your Key Biscayne chic for the 2023 Aqua Party as the highly anticipated annual celebration of community takes over the beautiful Key Biscayne Yacht Club on Mar. 4. Enjoy fabulous views complemented with delicious cuisine, music, entertainment and plenty of surprises — all to benefit the Key Biscayne Community Foundation;

Eat Up

There’s nothing like sitting at The Rusty Pelican and taking in the views of Downtown Miami, Key Biscayne and the water while enjoying a sun-kissed breezy brunch in paradise. Indulge in tasty starters, an expansive raw bar, greens, steak & eggs, sushi and sides that complement it all. The stars of the menu helmed by Executive Chef Fiorela Cornejo are the Brunch Board For Two and the 3-Tiered Seafood Tower. Pair your order with mix-and-match bottomless mimosas — think Lavender Activated, Passion Fruit & Tarragon and Dragon Fruit & Watermelon — and you will have yourself a meal to remember;

Musical Tribute

The newest exhibition at HistoryMiami recognizes the life and career of legendary Cuban singer-songwriter Willy Chirino, who came to the U.S. in 1960 as part of Operación Pedro Pan. He was instrumental in the development of the 1970s Miami Sound. His 5-decade career is celebrated through a collection of his awards, concert attire, photos, videos and personal items; thru Sept. 10;

Tennis Extravaganza

In addition to the virtually non-stop excitement of top tennis players competing on the courts, the 2023 Miami Open features delectable fare and a curated, diverse group of local artists from South Florida to showcase fresh, vibrant murals in and around Hard Rock Stadium. Rounding out the experience are local musicians and DJs spinning the soundtrack to it all;

Dynamic Cinema

In recent years, the Miami Film Festival has attracted over 300+ internationally renowned filmmakers, producers, talent and industry professionals, as well as 45,000+ attendees to see more than 100+ curated feature narratives, documentaries and short films of all genres, from 40+ different countries. Sit back and enjoy the special 40th Anniversary edition running Mar. 3-12;

Bodacious Blooms

Are you an orchid enthusiast? Maybe you want to start or add to your collection at home? Or perhaps you just want to enjoy a beautiful day with family and friends? Come and watch orchid vendors compete for top prizes at the Fairchild Garden Orchid Show & Exhibit presented by theOrchid Society of Coral Gables. It’s a great opportunity to purchase exotic and tropical orchids, learn more about them at lectures by orchid experts and scientists, visit The Million Orchid Project Lab, transplant orchid seeds in the STEMLab, and walk amongst hundreds of butterflies at Wings Of The Tropics. The event has something for everyone including the Orkids Encounter — a beautiful garden adventure for all ages exploring and discovering all the wonders of everyone’s favorite flowering plants; Mar. 11-12;