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The Weekend Guide

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A Sunday kind of love.

MUNCH
Cecconi’s Sunday Feast
What:
Soho Beach House’s alfresco spot kicks off a weekly brunch series ($35) from executive chef Sergio Sigala and pastry whiz Oscar Bonelli.
Why: Sumptuous stations (egg, carving, sweets), an impressive spread of cold cuts, live music, and a free Bellini.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 4385 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (786-507-7902). Reservations encouraged.

HEAR
Heineken TransAtlantic Festival

What: The modern world music fete hits the North Beach Bandshell with tunes from transatlantic capitals.
Why: Jam to Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 (Nigeria), Gold Dust Lounge (Miami), Quantic (Colombia), and Pedrito Martinez Group (NYC).
When: Fri. & Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Info at 305-672-5202. Tickets ($20 per night, $30 for weekend) online at transatlanticfestival.com.

SATE
The Great Taste of the Grove Food & Wine Fest
What:
Local restaurants gather in the park to celebrate food, wine, live music, and sustainability.
Why: Cheers to samples at the Sommelier Tasting Grove and Connoisseur Spirits Lounge. Feel free to go back for seconds.
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove. Tickets ($5) at the door. Bites and sips, $1-$8.

SHOP
The District Factory
What: Thirty local artists come together to sell their wares at the inaugural event in the showroom and marketplace.
Why: You need a little creativity in your life — spark it with Septimo Jewelry, Farofa Nation, Erin Una, a silent film screening, plus drinks and snacks.
When: Sat., 7-10 p.m.
Where: 3900 NE 1st Ave. Admission is free.

DRAW
“Winning Art” Raffle Kick-Off Party
What: Scope 39 works by artists in residence, on display for the one-month fundraising exhibit; then snatch a few $20 tickets for your chance to win the raffle.
Why: Your walls need a little somethin’-somethin’.
When: Party, Fri., 7-10 p.m.; raffle, May 5, 7-10 p.m.
Where: ArtCenter/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach (305-674-8278). Admission is free.

Photo: Gesi Schilling / Courtesy of Cecconi’s

LOCATIONS
The District Factory
3900 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33137
4385 Collins Ave
@ Soho Beach House
Miami Beach, FL 33140
786-507-7902
North Beach Bandshell
7275 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33141
Peacock Park
2820 McFarlane Rd
Miami, FL 33133
800 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-674-8278
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