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The Weekend Guide

Spring weekend, had you a blast.

WATCH
Grease
What:
The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden begins its Movie Under the Stars Night with Sandy, Frenchie, and the gang.
Why: It’s the one that you want (ooh, ooh, ooh).
When: Thurs., 8 p.m.
Where: 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables (305-667-1651).

SIP
Taste and Toast
What:
The Miami Wine and Food Fest kicks off with nibbles from 30 local restos and vino galore to benefit the United Way of Miami Dade and Camillus House.
Why: United we stand; divided we drink.
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.
Where: Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables. Tickets at miamiwinefestival.org.

BID
Bali Ha’i at The Kampong
What:
Miami culinary faves (Azul, Jake’s, Brosia) serve up their best while auctioneers tempt you with a Key West getaway to the Beachside Resort.
Why: Benefits the tropical botanical garden and American Institute of Wine & Food scholarships.
When: Sun., 5-8 p.m.
Where: The Kampong, 4013 S. Douglas Rd., Coconut Grove (305-447-1040).

LISTEN
Spoken Soul
What:
SWAN (Support Woman Artists Now) presents a lady-filled line-up of spoken word, fine art, fashion, and photography.
Why: More than girl talk.
When: Sat., 6 p.m.
Where:
The White Room, 1306 N. Miami Ave., Downtown (305-995-5050).

REJOICE
Inspirational Brunch
What:
Joley’s three-course, prix fixe brunch touts creamy cheddar cheese grits, jumbo lump crab omelets, and gospel diva Maryel Epps.
Why: Praise be the pancakes.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 956 Washington Ave., Miami Beach (305-534-3343).

BUY
MFAA Shopping Event
What:
Sip cocktails and get up to 60 percent off Claudia E., Chaiken, and more from ToffMiami.
Why: Nothing to Toff at.
When: Fri., 6-9 p.m.
Where: LuminaireX, 4040 NE 2nd Ave. (305-576-5788).

LOCATION
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358 San Lorenzo Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33146
305-529-0200
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