Weekly Gems Guide: 10 Events in South Florida This Week
There’s always something to do in South Florida! Check out my curated event list for the curious explorer in Miami this week!
**This weekly guide features—Gems for Gems—people who love to expose themselves to new experiences.
1. MEMORIAL DAY: VEUVE CLICQUOT
Monday, May 28, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Come out to a special day on the Miami River with your four-legged friends as The Wharf welcomes the Veuve Clicquot’s Puppy Brunch. Enjoy Live Music, Eats, Cocktails & Good Times!Music by: HishMoney & Friends and Food by Garcia’s Seafood Open-Air Fish Market & Raw Bar, CRACKED by Chef Adrianne, King of Racks BBQ, Spris Artisan Pizza, MOJO Donuts & more. Learn more here.
2. STARTING UP: CONVERSATIONS ON BUILDING YOUR BRAND
Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Meet like-minded women entrepreneurs who are on the journey of starting up their own female driven businesses and sharing what they have learned along the way. This intimate talk explores the foundations on what to expect and cover when starting up and provides the tools to grow while connecting with one another. Featuring the collective, Founding Hermanas, local female entrepreneurs from throughout South Florida. Learn more here.
3. LETS TALK ABOUT IT: OWNING THE BLOCK (HOMEOWNERSHIP & GENTRIFICATION)
Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
In Good Company Miami & Art Africa Miami Gallery presents Let's Talk About It: Owning the Block. Are you interested in becoming a homeowner and don’t know where to start? Are you aware of your credit score and how that affects owning? Is gentrification a bad thing? The event will combine realtors, brokers, government employees, urban planners and citizens in a space where we can have this important dialogue. This discussion will be in three parts. Learn more here.
4. PAMM HAPPY HOUR FT. VINYL SOCIAL CLUB
Thursday, May 31, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Start your weekend early with the PAMM’s Thursday night waterfront happy hour. Enjoy drink specials and try your hand at DJing some records as Vinyl Social Club takes over the terrace with an open spin, open genre, vinyl party. Bring in your records and leave with new favorites when you join in on the night’s vinyl swap. Inside the museum, be sure to check out our latest exhibition, The World’s Game: Fútbol and Contemporary Art. Participants can sign up on site for a 20-30 minute DJing slot. Learn more here.
5. MOONLIT BRUNCH
Thursday, May 31, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Who says brunch has to be a weekend thing, or even a daytime thing? Swing by Paradise Plaza in the Design District for the very first Moonlit Brunch! Lounge on the carpets, take in the stars, taste brunch classics by some of Miami’s greatest flavors like ALL DAY, The Salty Donut- Artisanal Donut Shoppe & Coffee Bar, Box of Chacos, Chef Chloe and the Vegan Cafe, and more. Get lazy under the moonlight with hand-crafted cocktails by Casa Florida. Event is free, RSVP on Eventbrite required. Learn more here.
6. FREEE BICYCLE TOURS OF COCONUT GROVE
Saturday, June 2, 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Join local historian and bike enthusiast Frank Schena as he uncovers the captivating history of Miami’s oldest and most charming community by visiting notable sites and taking participants on a scenic and historic ride through the lush, shady lanes of Coconut Grove. Hop on your bike and explore every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Learn more here.
7. $25 HEADSHOT EVENT***
Saturday, June 2, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
You've got the opportunity to get rid of all the reasons that you haven't gotten a professional headshot thus far. That's right, Winter Raven Photography is not only making it affordable, she's making it incredibly affordable! After the successful event in West Palm Beach, the $25 Headshot Event is coming to Fort Lauderdale! Book your makeup and secure you spot for this amazing opportunity to freshen up the face of your brand! Learn more here.
8. HISTORIC OVERTOWN HARLEM RENAISSANCE JAZZ AND WINE TASTING TOUR
Saturday, June 2, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Expeirnce CHAT's Historic Overtown walking tour followed by a jazz listening session of Harlem Renaissance greats, a Southern cuisine tasting and wine tasting at The Dunns-Josephine Hotel, a new luxury boutique hotel in Overtown. Learn more here.
9. IAMAFRICAAN MIAMI DAY PARTY
Saturday, June 2, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
#IAMAfricaan Day Party is a showcase of the people, the music, culture, arts, fashion, and dance. #IAMAfricaan, and dance to a mix of African Music, HipHop, Dancehall, Soca, Zouk, Kwaito, AfroHouse. Learn more here.
10. DAY LA SOUL PARTY
Saturday, June 2, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join SocialXchange for Day La Soul! Day La Soul Day Party is a Monthly Ritual of takin it back to the 90s & 2000's and #1 Day Party for Young Professionals. Be ready to dance and sing from your soul! Learn more here.
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