Miami Events - November 2013

 

Here are some of the top events in South Florida during the month of November.

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NOVEMBER HIGHLIGHTS 2013

 

DOLPHINS CYCLING CHALLENGE
Nov. 2-3
www.rideDCC.com
Two-day (30-170 mile), tri-county Florida charity cycling event to benefit Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The event includes twelve different routes that cater to all individual skill levels, even kids.

SOUTH MIAMI ART FESTIVAL
Nov. 2-3
Where: Sunset Drive between U.S. 1 and Red Road

www.chambersouth.com

Celebrating its 42nd year on the quaint streets of downtown South Miami, this juried fine art show features nationally recognized artists and is open to the public.

GREAT GROVE BED RACE
Nov. 3
Where: Bayshore Drive by Peacock Park, Coconut Grove

thegreatgrovebedrace.com
The Great Grove Bed Race brings together five-person race teams plus their five-person pit crews for a mad dash down the road all in the name of charity. The 2013 competition will benefit Dress for Success Miami. This year’s Grand Marshall is Flo Rida.

BURGERLISCIOUS
Nov. 7
Where: Fred B. Harnett Ponce Circle Park in Coral Gables
www.burgerliscious.com
From 6-10 p.m., enjoy various styles of gourmet burgers from more than 20 restaurants, all competing for the top prize. Plenty of live music, too.

MIAMI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Nov. 8-15
Where: Theaters throughout Miami and Miami Beach

www.miamishortfilmfestival.com
The 12th annual collection of films under 20 minutes screens shorts from Miami and around the world at several venues with films grouped into themes like “Blood Red Youth” and “The Stronger Sex.”

LUCKY YOU!
Nov. 8
Where:
Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32nd St., Miami

www.bacfl.org
The annual art raffle/fundraiser features work on display in the main Audrey Love Gallery by more than 70 local artists and it’s all up for grabs.

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
Nov. 8-17
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach

www.miamiautoshow.net
Showcases more than 1,000 new car, truck, van and SUV models from more than 40 of the world’s leading manufacturers, as well as a convertible cars exhibit.

FRIENDS OF NATURE MUSIC FEST
Nov. 9-10
Where: Historic Virginia Key Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Dr, Miami
www.fonfest.com
Created by musicians, artists, activists, scientists, and young entrepreneuers, the mission of the Friends of Nature Festival is to create environmentally sound concerts. This year the festival kicks off with 100 performers including Cafe Tacuba, Matisyahu plus comedians, artists, film and other activities like kayaking and yoga. 

CHAMPIONSHIP TASTE
Nov. 14
Where: Chalet Village in Homestead-Miami Speedway, 1 Speedway Blvd., Homestead
The NASCAR Foundation presents the second annual “Championship Taste” event featuring 15 restaurants from the South Florida area showcasing their best menu items of the year with proceeds to benefit the Homestead Hospital’s Speediatrics Unit, which imports the color, excitement, and fun of NASCAR into children’s hospital rooms, wings, and waiting areas, while providing medical treatments for thousands of children each year.

NASCAR'S FORD CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND
Nov. 15-17 
Where: Homestead-Miami Speedway, 1 Speedway Blvd., Homestead
www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com
Homestead-Miami Speedway hosts NASCAR's Ford Championship Weekend with five-time Champ Jimmie Johnson, South Florida resident Juan Pablo Montoya and fan favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr. racing for NASCAR's Sprint Cup Trophy.

MIAMI BOOK FAIR INTERNATIONAL
Nov. 17-24
Where: Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus
www.miamibookfair.com
The 30th edition features readings and talks with top authors and the popular Street Fair on Nov. 22-24 where more than 250 publishers and booksellers exhibit and sell books.

WHITE PARTY WEEK
Nov. 27-Dec. 2
Where: Nightclubs and bars throughout Miami Beach

whiteparty.org
The 29th annual event raises money for AIDS service organization Care Resource by hosting lavishly themed dance parties at clubs such as Score, Dream, Space and Soho Studios. The National Hotel (1677 Collins Ave., Miami Beach) is the event headquarters.

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