The Weekend Guide


A Sunday kind of love.

Cecconi’s Sunday Feast
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.

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.

The Great Taste of the Grove Food & Wine Fest
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.

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.

“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

The District Factory
3900 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33137
4385 Collins Ave
@ Soho Beach House
Miami Beach, FL 33140
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