Food & Wine Calendar

 

Thursday, April 21

Atrio Earth Day Special: Offers “Farm to Table” menu prepared with organic, farm-raised and self-sustained farming products featuring a global cuisine inspired by the seven continents; through April 22; Atrio at The Conrad, 1395 Brickell Ave., 25th floor, Miami. $24 per person, reservations required. 305-503-6529.

Bourbon Steak at Fairmont Turnberry Isle: 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura. 786-279-6600 or rachel.pinzur@fairmont.com:

*Wine Travels: Sommelier Justin Hall presents wines from the restaurant’s extensive menu and provides interactive demos to help guests discover new favorites; 6-6:30 p.m. (also 6-6:30 p.m. Fridays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays); $20 (includes wine tasting and butter truffle popcorn).

*Raise Your Spirits: Half-price signature cocktails, reduced-price appetizers and chef Michael Mina’s “Bar Burgers” plus free butter-truffle popcorn; 5-8 p.m. (also 5-8 p.m. Fridays and Mondays-Wednesdays), through Dec. 30.

Café Sambal Indian Nights: Live entertainment by a sitar player, Indian décor and special family-style menu prepared by guest chef Jayaseelan Mariadoss that fuses native fare of all regions of India; 6-11 p.m., through June 9; Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Dr., Brickell Key; $45, $22.50 kids, reservations recommended. 305-913-8358 or www.mandarinoriental.com.

Food News & Views: Myra Goodman (“The Earthbound Cook: 250 Recipes for Delicious Food and a Healthy Planet”) discusses Earth Day with host Linda Gassenheimer and Fred Tasker, Miami Herald wine columnist on WLRN-FM (91.3); 1:30-2 p.m. 800-743-9576.

GreenRaiser: Environmental Coalition of Miami & the Beaches (ECOMB) hosts annual event to create awareness for Miami and Miami Beach’s environmental issues and raise funds for the group’s projects. The event honors Miami’s top “green’’ leaders and includes open bar featuring “eco-friendly’’ cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and live Brazilian lounge music by Rose Max and Ramatiz; 6:30-8 p.m. (VIP reception) and 8-10 p.m. (general reception), The Sagamore Hotel, 1671 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; $150 VIP, $75, $50 ECOMB members, reservations required. 305-534-3825 or michelle@ecomb.org or www.ecomb.org.

Icebox Café April Deal: Get any bottle of wine for $20; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. (also 10 a.m.-midnight Fridays, 8 a.m.-midnight Saturdays, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Sundays and 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays); 1657 Michigan Ave., South Beach. 305-538-8448 or www.iceboxcafe.com.

Jackson Memorial Foundation Green Market: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Alamo Park,1611 NW 12th Ave., inside the Jackson Memorial Hospital Campus, Miami; 305-531-0038 or www.themarketcompany.org.

Kimpton’s EarthCare Week: Celebration continues with fundraiser to benefit Trust for Public Land and The Nature Conservancy that includes a silent auction, free cocktails, organic wines and hors d’oeuvres 5:30-7:30 p.m. on the 16th floor pool deck at EPIC Hotel-a Kimpton Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami. . Call Christina Loria at 305-967-7303 or e-mail Christina.loria@epichotel.com for price, reservations and more information. Through Friday, the hotel’s Area 31 restaurant also features its “100 percent organic EarthCare Week” five-course menu for $55 per person, reservations required. 305-424-5234 or www.area31restaurant.com or 305-424-5226 or www.epichotel.com:

Oyster Bar and Ceviches-Sparkling Cocktail Hour: Three glasses of any combination or each of wine, cocktails or beers with wine educator Barry Alberts. Includes fresh ceviches and oyster bar; 6-9 p.m., Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar & Latam Grill, 3067 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove; $20. 305-444-0216.

Partida Spirit Bird Challenge: Tequila Partida hosts cocktail competition and invites mixologists and bartenders from South Florida to capture the essence of Key West and the true spirit of Tequila in a cocktail. Original recipes and a photo must be submitted to recipe@spiritbirdchallenge.com by May 22. The top entries will be asked to compete in person at the challenge to be held 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, June 12 at The Rum Barrel, 528 Front St., Key West. The creator of the winning cocktail receives $500 and his or her recipe will be featured on the Tequila Partida website www.tequilapartida.com.

The Piola Earth Day Menu: Locally-inspired menu to showcase produce from the Roots In The City Overtown community garden. Guests also receive bags of seeds with planting instructions; 10 percent of Piola’s Earth Day proceeds benefit Roots In the City; through Saturday. www.piola.it:

*1250 S. Miami Ave., Brickell. 305-374-0031; 1625 Alton Rd., South Beach. 305-674-1660 and 1703 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd., Hallandale Beach. 954-457-9394.

Red Light/Green Light Thursdays: Singles night with guest DJ at which singles get a green bracelet and those who have a partner get red bracelets. Food specials include $8 Single Roll and Taken Roll and drink specials include $4 well drinks, $5 Kirin and Kirin Lights and $5 apple martinis and cosmopolitans; 8 p.m.-midnight; RA Sushi, 5829 SW 73rd St., South Miami. 305-341-0092.

Rosa Mexicano: 1111 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. 305-695-1005 or www.rosamexicano.com:

*Happy Hour: Offers half-price drinks, imported beers and select appetizers; 4-7 p.m. (also 4-7 p.m. Friday and Monday-Wednesday), through June 30.

*Pre-Theater Menu: Offers two- and three-course menu specially created for guests dining before going to the movies, symphony or theater; 5:30-6:30 p.m. daily; $26 three-course menu, $18 two-course menu, reservations recommended.

The Setai: 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. 305-520-6400 or SetaiDining@ghmamericas.com:

*L’ecailler Fruit de Mer & Champagne: Fruits of the sea for two features fresh oysters, stone crab claws, Alaskan king crab legs, shrimp and ceviche or tartar of tuna, salmon or hamachi with Taittinger Champagne specials; 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (also 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays), through April 28; The Pool & Beach Bar; $155 Grand Fruit de Mer for Two, $95 Fruit de Mer for Two, reservations required.

*Thursdays at The Setai: With dinner at The Grill, diners get a free glass of Taittinger Champagne on arrival followed by live jazz under the stars of The Courtyard; 7-11 p.m., through June 30.

*Seasonal Menu: Three-course Asian and Western fare prepared with seasonal ingredients; 7-11 p.m. (also 7 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays and 7-11 p.m. Sundays-Wednesdays), through May 31; The Restaurant at the Setai; $55, reservations required.

Sips & Sliders at Sunset: Fort Lauderdale’s restaurants, including Himmarshee Bar & Grille, Johnny V Restaurant, Mancini’s, Rocco’s Tacos, Big City Tavern, Market 17, Ocean 3030, Blue Moon Fish Co. and The Grateful Palate, compete to earn the title of Fort Lauderdale’s Best Slider aka SoFla’s Slider Master. Each restaurant creates a slider to be reviewed by an elite panel of judges, including South Florida celebrities and culinary luminaries and those in attendance to deem one restaurant “King of All Things Slider-related.’’ Judges include Fort Lauderdale Mayor John P. “Jack” Seiler and Miami Dolphins tight end Anthony Joseph Fasano. Benefits Jack & Jill Children’s Center, a nonprofit organization that offers an accredited program to support the intellectual, emotional, physical and social development of young children; 6-9 p.m., Yolo, 333 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; $30, $25 in advance (includes two drink tickets, slider samples and live music). 954-523-1000 or www.yolorestaurant.com.

SOBE Local Food Tour: Walking tour includes tastings at five to seven stops; noon -2:30 p.m. (also Friday, Saturday and Wednesday and 6-8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday). Meeting place disclosed with booking confirmation; $59, reservations required. 855-642-3663 or www.miamiculinarytours.com.

Texas de Brazil Tequila Avion Dinner: Features the restaurant’s signature menu, including its 60-item salad bar, cuts of beef, lamb, pork, chicken, sausage and desserts, all paired with Tequila Avion Silver, Reposado and Anejo. The event is for ages 21 and up; 7:30 p.m. (reception) and 8:30 p.m. (dinner), At the Marina, 300 Alton Rd., Miami Beach; $95, reservations required. Call Michael Burstein at 305-695-7702 or e-mail michaelburstein@texasdebrazil.com for reservations.

Top 5 @ 5 Wine Tasting: Sample up to five carefully picked wines; 5-7 p.m., Whole Foods Market, 810 University Dr., Coral Springs; free. 954-753-8000 or www.wholefoodsmarket.com.

Williams-Sonoma Demo-Brunch Basics: Free event. Call for time. Store locator at www.williams-sonoma.com:

Wine and Jazz Evening: Stroll through the gardens and sip wine by the fountains; 5:30-7:30 p.m., American Orchid Society Visitors Center and Botanical Garden, 16700 AOS Ln., Delray Beach; $30, $25 members; in advance: $25, $20 members, reservations required. 561-404-2063 or 561-404-2031 or www.aos.org.

FRIDAY, April 22

Bee The Change: Features food and screening of “Vanishing of the Bees,” 2009 documentary film directed by George Langworthy and Maryam Henein and narrated by Ellen Page, Oscar-nominated actress. The film is about the sudden disappearance of honey bees from beehives around the world; 7-11 p.m., The Sacred Space Miami, 100 NE 25th St., Miami; $65. 305-608-9101 or www.consciousbiteout.com/earthday.

Friday Night Blues & Brews: Live blues by Grant Piper & Pix-E Ensign, single beers starting at $1.49, glasses of wine for $3.99 and a variety of freshly brewed coffee drinks at Allegro Coffee Bar; 7-9 p.m., Whole Foods Market, 810 University Dr., Coral Springs; no cover. 954-753-8000 or www.wholefoodsmarket.com.

The Friday Night Wine Tasting Series: Wine of California with wine educator Barry Alberts; 7-9:30 p.m., Panorama Restaurant & Sky Lounge at the Sonesta Bayfront Hotel, 2889 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove; $15. 305-793-3120.

Green Living & Energy Education Earth Day Celebration: Features a healthy living cook-off with a raffle and prizes; 5-8 p.m., Bottle Cap Groove Lounge, 1128 Simonton St., Key West; free admission. 305-923-1994.

Miami Children’s Museum Earth Day Celebration: Learning what it means to be “green” event includes organic food tasting, conservation game and recycled art; 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 980 MacArthur Cswy., Miami; $12. 305-373-5437 or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.

A Mother Day Tea Soiree: Registration deadline by close of business hours for event slated for 6-9 p.m. Wednesday. Frances Brown, pastry chef and former owner of The Pineapple Blossom Tea Room in Miami’s Upper East Side, teaches simple ways to make trimmed tea sandwiches, scones, sweet cakes and savory tarts from scratch; Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables; $60, $45 members. 305-667-1651, ext. 3322 or www.fairchildgarden.org.

Music Under the Stars-Bon Appétit Miami: Reservation deadline by close of business hours for event slated for 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, the fourth annual food tasting with musical performances by Miami Lighthouse Better Chance Music Production Program students and instructors and a silent auction plus optional tour of Miami Lighthouse facility. The $80 donation to attend the event commemorates the 80th birthday of Miami Lighthouse and benefits Miami Lighthouse Heiken Children’s Vision Program. One $80 donation covers most of the cost for free eye care and glasses for one low-income child who fails a state-mandated school vision screening. Miami Lighthouse for the Blind, 601 SW Eighth Ave., Miami; free valet parking. 786-362-7514.

Roots in the City Farmer’s Market: 1-4 p.m. (also Wednesdays) at the corner of Northwest Second Avenue and 10th Street, Miami. Call Maggi Pons at 305-772-3229 or go to www.rootsinthecity.net for more information.

The Setai Earth Day: The Setai and Environmental Coalition of Miami and the Beaches (ECOMB), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of environmental sustainability and the preservation of the community’s ecology, provide a dining experience that pays homage to Mother Nature. Chef David Werly prepares contemporary dishes featuring locally-sourced ingredients and the hotel commits 20 percent of all food sales on Earth Day to ECOMB; 7 p.m.-midnight; The Setai, 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; $85 per person, reservations required. 305-520-6400 or setaidining@ghmamericas.com.

Soyka Friday Nights: Live jazz with bassist Don Wilner and pianist Howie Schneider. Full drink and dinner menu available until close; 10 p.m.-midnight; Soyka, 5556 NE Fourth Ct., Biscayne Corridor; no cover. 305-759-3117 or www.soykarestaurant.com.

Sunset at The Setai: Features specialty cocktails and Taittinger Champagne specials with free Mediterranean bites; 5-7 p.m. (also 5-7 p.m. Saturdays); The Pool & Beach Bar at The Setai, 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. 305-520-6400 or SetaiDining@ghmamericas.com.

Sustain Restaurant + Bar Earth Day: Five-course fixed-price menu features the natural flavors of executive chef Alejandro Piñero’s cuisine, prepared with local, sustainable products; 6 p.m., Midtown Miami, 3252 NE First Ave., Miami; $55 per person, reservations recommended. 305- 424-9079 or www.sustainmiami.com.

Tokyo Blue Sushi & Saki Friday Nights: Get a free sushi roll with the purchase of a $5 saki at the Blue Glass Bar; 5-8 p.m., through June 10; Ocean Manor Beach Resort, 4040 Galt Ocean Dr., Fort Lauderdale. 954-566-2122 or www.tokyoblueonthebeach.com.

Williams-Sonoma Science in the Kitchen-Dairy: Free event. Call for time. Store locator at www.williams-sonoma.com

SATURDAY, April 23

Casa D’ Angelo Wine Tasting: Free tasting of three favorite everyday wines; 1-4 p.m., 1201 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; free. 954-416-1234 or www.casa-d-angelo.com.

Paul Castronovo Wine Bottle Signing and Tasting: The co-host of “The Paul & Young Ron Morning Show” on WBGG-FM (105.9) signs bottles of his Castronovo Vineyards Montepulciano D’Abruzzo at the store’s specialty department, greets his fans and presides over a tasting of his newly released Italian wine; 2-4 p.m., Whole Foods Market, 810 University Dr., Coral Springs; free admission. 954-753-8000 or www.wholefoodsmarket.com.

GreenMarket Pompano Beach: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Flagler Avenue and Northeast First Street, Pompano Beach; free admission. 954-292-8040 or 954-913-3236 or www.greenmarketpompano.com.

Growing Green-Plant Your Own Edible Eco-Yard: Learn how to grow own fruits and vegetables by turning the yard into an eco-yard; 2-3 p.m., Fern Forest Nature Center, 201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek; donations appreciated. 954-970-0150.

Haitian Storytelling: Folktales that include proverbs and a lecture on the Creole language and making of sweet potato pudding presented by Liliane Nerette; 2 p.m., North Miami Beach Public Library, 1601 NE 164th St., North Miami Beach; free. mdpls.org.

Miramar Green Market: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Miramar Square, southeast corner of Flamingo Road and Miramar Parkway, Miramar. 866-WDI-1230.

Normandy Village Marketplace: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., in the 900 block of 71st Street at the Normandy Isle Fountain, along the Rue Vendome North Beach, Miami Beach. 305-531-0038 or claire@themarketcompany.org or www.themarketcompany.org.

Riverwalk Trust Urban Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 227 SW Second Ave. in the Historic District, Fort Lauderdale. 954-298-5607 or www.goriverwalk.com.

South Miami Farmer’s Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., in front of South Miami City Hall, 6130 Sunset Dr., South Miami. 305-663-6340 or www.greensouthmiami.com.

Soyka Saturday Nights: Lounge music by DJ Terrence plus full drink and dinner menu available 10 p.m.-midnight; Soyka, 5556 NE Fourth Ct., Biscayne Corridor; no cover. 305-759-3117 or www.soykarestaurant.com.

Weekend Wine and Cheese Samplings: Taste some wines and cheeses and learn about the flavors, textures and how to make the perfect pairings; noon-3 p.m., Whole Foods Market, 11701 S. Dixie Hwy., Pinecrest; free. 305-971-0900 or www.wholefoodsmarket.com.

Williams-Sonoma What We’re Cooking-Blintz Filled Pancakes: Free event. Call for time. Store locator at www.williams-sonoma.com:

Yellow Green Farmer’s Market: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (also Sundays), 1940 N. 30th Rd., Hollywood (off Taft Street next to I-95, accessible via Tri-Rail, bus, car or bicycle); valet parking available. 954-513-3990 or www.ygfarmersmarket.com.

SUNDAY, April 24

Mary Brickell Village Sunday Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Mary Brickell Village, 900 S. Miami Ave., Miami; . 305-531-0038 or www.marybrickellvillage.com.

Deerfield Beach Green Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sullivan Park, 1724 Riverview Rd., Deerfield Beach; free parking is available at the northeast side of The Cove Shopping Center. 954-480-4317 or www.deerfield-beach.com.

El Carajo International Tapas & Wines-Sunday Wine Tasting Series: Join wine educator Barry Alberts and taste wines of Chile. Alberts will be available from 1 p.m. for free wine advice; wine tasting 4-6 p.m., 2465 SW 17th Ave., Miami; $10 (no charge for pre-tasting wine advice). 305-793-3120.

Lincoln Road Farmer’s Market: 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Lincoln Road between Meridian and Washington avenues, Miami Beach; 305-531-0038 or claire@themarketcompany.org or www.themarketcompany.org.

Pinecrest Gardens Farmer’s Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 11000 Red Rd., Pinecrest. 305-669-6990 or www.pinecrest-fl.gov.

MONDAY, April 25

Food and Wine Talk WSFG: Annia Ciezadlo (“Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War”) joins hosts Carole Kotkin and Simone Diament 11 a.m.-noon on www.southfloridagourmet.com.

Homestead Farmer’s Market: 2-6 p.m., Losner Park, 104 N. Krome Ave., Homestead. 305-342-5844 or www.cityofhomestead.com.

Miami Rum Renaissance Festival: Third annual festival presents a celebration of the fine arts of distillation, maturing and blending fine cane spirits. It includes a full week of VIP parties, two-day exhibition of top rum brands, an Island Lifestyle Showcase, celebrity seminars, workshops, lectures, tastings and cocktail competitions plus the annual RumXP competition and awards; through Sunday, May 1; headquarters is The Deauville Beach Resort (DBR), 6701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, with some parties held at various venues in Miami, Coral Gables and Miami Beach. 305-443-7973 or 877-855-3378 or www.rumrenaissance.com. VIP tickets are $250 (includes admission to Zombie Jamboree Seminar, all nine VIP parties, grand tasting on Saturday and Sunday, all celebrity seminars, cocktail competitions and island lifestyle showcase and Rum Guide and Show Program). Grand Rum Tasting tickets are $45 for two-day pass (Saturday and Sunday), $25 per day (includes admission to grand tasting, all celebrity seminars, cocktail competitions and island lifestyle showcase and Rum Guide and Show Program). Go to website for a complete schedule. Highlights in the next week include:

MONDAY:

* Zombie Jamboree: DonQ Rum of Puerto Rico presents the event that consists of three components, Beachbum’s Zombie Seminar (5-6 p.m.), Zombie Jam Competition (6-7 p.m.) and Dinner Show (8-10 p.m.). Jeff “Beachbum” Berry, an authority on Tiki cocktails and the Zombie cocktail, presents his graduate-level thesis seminar on the original creation of and the further evolution of the Zombie cocktail, featuring samples of Don’s classic 1934 and 1956 Zombie recipes. Guests can taste the classic versions of the Zombie cocktail during the presentation. The seminar is followed by demos by mixologists with their own variations of the Zombie cocktail. A dinner and Polynesian-style dance and fire show follows the demos; 5-10 p.m., Mai-Kai, 3599 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; $25 for Zombie Jamboree seminar and drink demo plus Zombie Jam Competition, $10.95 Polynesian fire dance show (excludes dinner), reservations required. 954-563-3272. Other events continue through May 1 at various venues in

TUESDAY

* Bermuda Triangle VIP Party: Hosted by Rum Renaissance, Barritt’s Ginger Beer and Fee Brothers; 7-10 p.m., DBR poolside.

WEDNESDAY

*Brugal VIP Party: 7-10 p.m., The Palms Hotel & Spa, 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach.

TUESDAY, April 26

Barry University Green Market: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Northeast 115th Street and NE Second Avenue, Miami Shores. 305-531-0038 or claire@themarketcompany.org or www.themarketcompany.org.

Dine with Diego: Reservation deadline at close of business hours for all-you-can-eat lunch buffet with the character 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30. Lunch includes fresh sliced deli meat; roasted turkey and ham; assorted breads; lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles and assorted cheese; seasonal whole fruit; kettle-cooked chips; carrots and dip; fresh baked cookies and fruit punch, lemonade and water; Zoo Miami, 12400 SW 152nd St., South Miami-Dade; $35.95 per child 3-12, $33.95 per adult, $29.95 per child member 3-12, $27.95 per adult member, free for kids 2 and under (includes admission, monorail all-day pass, buffet lunch and refreshments, Zanny Straw and Diego meet-and-greet plus every paying child gets a plush toy and a photo with Diego and every adult gets a large souvenir cup with unlimited refills for the day), additional gifts for kids 2 and under that are admitted free have the option to purchase the plush toy ($8.56), photo with Diego ($5.35) and Zanny Straw ($2.68). 305-251-0400, ext. 84941 or www.miamimetrozoo.com.

Williams-Sonoma Demo-Spring Vegetable Stir-Fries: Free event. Call for time. Store locator at www.williams-sonoma.com:

WEDNESDAY, April 27

Baskin-Robbins 31 Cent Scoop Night: Celebrating its fifth annual event at stores nationwide, the chain reduces prices of its 2.5-ounce-ice cream scoops to 31 cents with a three scoop limit per person. The chain will donate $100,000 from the proceeds to National Fallen Firefighters Foundation plus provide an opportunity to help support the NFFF if they choose by texting 6333 (NFFF) to 50555 to make a personal, $5 additional donation. Donors ill receive a text message to their phone almost immediately asking them to reply with YES to confirm the donation; 5-10 p.m. Find store nearest you at www.baskinrobbins.com/storelocator.

Gulfstream Green Market: 4-9 p.m., The Village at Gulfstream Park, 501 S. Federal Hwy., Champions Plaza, Hallandale Beach. 305-531-0038 or www.thevillageatgulfstreampark.com.

Key Largo Conch Republic Days: The Upper Florida Keys showcased its conch spirit with this third annual event. Features a flag raising of the banner symbolizing Key Largo as the Northernmost Territories of the Florida Keys and the Keys chain’s status as the independent Conch Republic. The festival’s day and evening events take place at area restaurants, businesses and entertainment venues. Specials on conch dishes at participating Key Largo restaurants are featured and celebration includes a music festival, By-Land-or-Sea Poker Run and progressive wine dinner. Offbeat contests range from “Is Your Pet a Conch?” to a High-Heel-a-Thon and a world-record attempt at conch shell blowing. Participants also can vote for their favorite Key Largo person, place or thing during the “Cream of the Conch Republic Northernmost Territories” contest. One vote per person can be cast in advance or during the event; continues through Sunday, May 1. 305-394-3736 or www.keylargoconchrepublicdays.com:

* Pirates Tour Beer Tasting-Ales & Lagers of the Caribbean: 5-8 p.m., Tasters Grille & Market, mile marker 91, Tavernier. 305-853-1177.

*Conch Republic Progressive Dinner: Five-course conchalicious Keys-themed menu; 6:30 p.m. Call Sue Finney at 305-394-3736 for details.

Oodles of Noodles: Registration due by close of business hours for 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 29 family spaghetti dinner; Beth Torah Benny Rok, 20350 NE 26th Ave., North Miami Beach; $25 dinner per family. Call Sherry Krug at 305-932-2829 for more information. btbrc.org.

Tropical Fruit and Vegetable Society of The Redland: Lecture on tropical fruits and vegetables, free tasting table, plant exchange and horticultural library; 7:30 p.m., Redland Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Redland; free. 305-247-5727 or www.fruitandspicepark.org.

University of Miami Farmer’s Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., University of Miami Main Campus, Stanford Drive and U.S. 1, west of the Student Center, Coral Gables. 305-531-0038 or claire@themarketcompany.org or www.themarketcompany.org.

Wednesday Wine & Movie Night: Wine tasting series hosted by wine educator Barry Alberts followed by a classic or foreign film shown in the adjacent Prestige Audi Private Screening Room (or choose any first-run films in one of the Paragon’s 13 auditoriums for $5); 6:30-8:30 p.m.(tasting) and 8:30 p.m. (screening); Paragon Theater at Backlot Wine Bar & Lounge, 3015 Grand Ave., third floor, Cocowalk, Coconut Grove; $15 (includes appetizers), $2 parking. 305-793-3120.

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