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Tropical Audubon Society offers free birding field trips

“A bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” – Maya Angelou October heralds our region’s last big flush of fall migrants. First-of-season songbirds, such as the Rose-breasted Grosbeak, appear now, and several of our wintering species typically begin arriving too, including Eastern Phoebe and Black-throated Green …

NWS music series: Acclaimed artists and fellows collaborate at intimate concerts

This Sunday’s matinee concert on October 9, 2022 features Jennifer Frautschi on violin, and musicians of the New World Symphony‘s chamber music ensemble performing The Lark Ascending at 2 p.m. at New World Center on Miami Beach. Tickets are $15. New World Center is located at 500 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, …

Monthly moon viewings at Deering Estate

Moon Over Miami The famous song that Ray Charles sang takes on new meaning when you add a telescope to the scene with a backdrop of the historic Deering Estate.  Enjoying the view of the moon from the Estate’s front lawn is a recurring monthly event, but it’s also a a bring-your-own-binoculars or telescope (BYOT) …

Free Gospel Jam at North Beach Bandshell

Share in the richness of Black gospel music at Gospel Jam Sessions with Pastor Marc Cooper and friends, presented by Live Arts Miami and the Rhythm Foundation. Enjoy an afternoon of praise outside of a traditional church setting with Pastor Cooper, who is well-known in South Florida’s gospel community.  The free concert is set for …

Old Town Untapped in Pompano features art, food and music

For a fun, wallet-friendly evening out, head to downtown Pompano Beach, where you’ll find entertainment, food trucks and art vendors as part of Old Town Untapped events. This outdoor series typically takes place from 6-10 p.m on the first Fridays of the month, with some exceptions  – and, best of all, it’s free! Old Town …

Free Rock-n-Fall Festival in Royal Palm includes fun for all

Fun for kids and live rock are featured at Rock-N-Fall Festival in Royal Palm Beach. Rock-n-Fall fest is 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. on October 8 and 9, 2022 and includes live rock music. Rock-n-Fall is at Commons Park is located at 11600 Poinciana Boulevard, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411. Entry is free. Register online. …

Free Moss Center concert featuring Pablo Cruise and the Pure Prairie League

It’s almost time for The Moss Center’s (formerly the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center) annual Backyard Bash! The free annual celebration, which kicks off the center’s season, this year will feature a live performance by Pablo Cruise and the Pure Prairie League. The concert is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at the …

Fun for dogs (and their humans) at water park in Hollywood

Water parks in Deerfield and Hollywood that are typically for kids and families are open specifically for dogs at designated K9 Water Festivals, popular with pooches and their people. Some dogs step into the shallow water and stand. Others fly into the water, swim and retrieve floating toys.  Either way, dogs and their families adore …

Subway offers discount on new soups on weekends in October

Even though autumn is the official start of “Soup Season” in other places due to chilly weather, South Florida folks can still take advantage of the seasonal savings through Oct. 30. Subway just introduced a lineup of refreshed soups on its menu at participating locations. Photo: Subway Subway’s new soups are now creamier, richer and …

Pumpkin Patches in greater Palm Beach

Pumpkins are delightfully versatile. They’re food. They’re decorative. They’re vibrant props for photos. In sunny South Florida, pumpkins and pumpkin patches are in parking lots, at festivals and at farms. Some pumpkin patches allow you to walk in and shop without paying an entry fee.  Others are part of fall attractions, often with rides and …

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