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.

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1.  MIAMI UNDER 40 X KOMODO
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Join Miami Under 40 at Komodo for an evening of socializing, networking, tapas, and cocktails! The evening will include a complimentary cocktail or wine for each guest, speed networking, and more! Learn more here.

2. SEED PLANT BASED FOOD AND WINE WEEK 2017
Wednesday, November 1 -5, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sip, savor and experience conscious, sustainable plant-based living at Seed Food and Wine Week Miami & Miami Beach, the premiere plant based food and wine festival in the country. All activities were crafted to take guests through a one-of-a-kind journey from cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, celebrity chef dinners, the first ever veggie burger battle, workshops and more. Learn more here.

3. FREE FIRST THURSDAYS STARRY NIGHTS AT THE NSU ART MUSEUM
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 4:00 p.m. –  8:00 p.m.
PNC Arts Live presents Starry Nights at the NSU Art Museum! Attendees will receive free museum admission, and enjoy 2-for-1 specials on wine and craft beer, light bites in the Museum Café, and free admission to exhibitions hands-on art projects for all ages. Learn more here.

4. PAMM FREE COMMUNITY NIGHT WITH THE NEW TROPIC     
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join PAMM and the The New Tropic for night of community as they showcase what makes Miami so 305. This special night hosted by Robe Lee of Speakfridays will highlight Miami’s awesome creatives and local talent. Inside the museum, be sure to catch the Opening Celebration and Art Talk: Dara Friedman in Conversation with René Morales, with local activations on the terrace, including live entertainment, cocktails, and more. Learn more here. 

5. LASER FRIDAYS
Friday, November 3, 2017, 8700 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Join the Frost Museum every first and third Friday, as they showcase a retro throwback to the classic laser light spectacles you know and love. From Pink Floyd to Daft Punk, it’ll be a fusion of music from some of the greatest artists of our time with old-school laser light visuals—all under the Planetarium’s 67-foot dome. Learn more here.

6. ELLA FITZGERALD 100TH BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE
Friday, November 3, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
The 10th anniversary season kicks off with a star-studded tribute celebrating the centennial of the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald, with a special blockbuster concert! This engagement will honor the career of the “First Lady of Song.” Learn more here.

7. SHENZI AT WYNWOOD YARD  
Friday, November 3rd, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Come out to Wynwood Yard and rock with local band SHENZI for a night of savage sounds and explosive energy. Learn more here.

8. SATURDAY SESSIONS  
Saturday, November 4th, 2017, 5:00 p.m. –  8:00 p.m.
Come out to Saturday Sessions, an exciting monthly event featuring poets, actors, singers, and more! Saturday Sessions is a free community gathering bringing dynamic performances to the heart of Greater Fort Lauderdale (Historic Sistrunk). Learn more here.

9. OUTSIDE THE BOX: YARA TRAVIESO
Saturday, November 4, 2017, 7:00 p.m. –  10:00 p.m.
The Outside Box event series invites you to a special performance as they spotlight director, choreographer, and YoungArts alumna Yara Travieso (2005 Winner in Dance), known for creating hybrid works of cinema, opera, theater and dance.The Outside the Box event series features multidisciplinary performances by YoungArts alumni in front of the iconic Jewel Box at the YoungArts Campus in Miami each month and is free and open to the public. Learn more here.

10. DAY LA SOUL:  90S – 2000S THROWBACK DANCE PARTY
Saturday, November 4, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join the SocialXchange Miami at their monthly ritual, Day LA Soul, Miami's #1 day party for young professionals. What is Day La Soul? An old school hip hop dance party featuring the best of 90s and 2000s (Hip Hop, Reggae and R&B) Be ready to dance and sing to your favorite jams! RSVP early as limited tickets are available. Early arrival suggested! Learn more here.

***THE VERY VEGAN BRUNCH 
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Iyanna The Model in collaboration with Vegan On The Go Blog cordially invite you to the very first Very Vegan Brunch! The mission of the Very Vegan Brunch is to promote and encourage health consciousness! The Very Vegan Brunch works to feed our physical and mental bodies with intellectual stimulation and active conversation. Ticket Includes: guest nutritionist speaker: Minister Enqi, complimentary wine, goodies, games, and good vibes. Learn more here.

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