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February Newsletter
Vol. 6 No. 3  
 
We are in the prime of season. We hope you are enjoying what South Florida has to offer and the cool temps.  
 
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this time of year.....
 

Warmest Regards, 
Miguel Pena 
President / CEO 


MEMBER NEWS

February Birthdays
02/01 Cesar Molinares, Pelican Hotel
02/02 Estella Collazo, Honorary Member / Past President
02/02 Chris Mehmel, Metropolitan
02/05 Marcelo Gonzalez, InterContinental Doral
02/06 Pedro Alvarez, 1 Hotel
02/06 Nadejda Damian, Fontainebleau
02/06 Maite Foriasky, Setai
02/07 Florian Fischer, Royal Palm 
02/10 Dilip Pathak, Courtyard Cadillac 
02/11 Juan Rodriguez, SLS Brickell
02/12 Racquel St. Germain, EPIC
02/12 Hugo Marin, W South Beach
02/14 Mario Leon Jelves, Nautilus
02/16 Igor Omerhodzic, Loews
02/16 Jessica Gorman, St. Regis 
 
 
EVENTS
Miami Romance Month

FEB 1-28
Fan the flames of love during Miami Romance Month. Enjoy special offers at area hotels and restaurants and attend the Miami Romance Month Wedding Showcase at the Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $20 at the door. 
 
Miami Antique, Design and Art Show
FEB 2-4 
Miami Airport Convention Center
Miami, FL
Head to the Miami Airport Convention Center for the annual Miami Antique, Design & Art Show, featuring more than 100 exhibitors and antique art dealers offering antiques and vintage decorative arts. Tickets start at $15 per person.

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show 

FEB 9-12 
Miami Fair Expo Center 
Miami, FL 
The Original Miami Beach Antique Show brings together nearly 1,000 antique dealers from all over the world to the Miami Fair Expo Center adjacent to the campus of Florida International University. Shop antique furniture and jewelry collections dating as far back as the 17th century. Tickets start at $20.

Valentine's Day
FEB 14
Various Locations
South Florida
Click the image above for some Valentine's Day inspiration.   
 
Miami International Boat Show
FEB 15-19
Various Locations
Miami, FL  
Held each year in February, Progressive Insurance's Miami International Boat Show is back at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin on the Rickenbacker Causeway, leading out to Virginia Key and Key Biscayne. Hop on one of the free water taxis or shuttles for easy access to the show. Tickets start at $25.  
 
Art Wynwood
 
FEB 15-19
Wynwood
Miami, FL
Explore art from more than 70 international galleries at the new home of Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami (located at the former Miami Herald site) on Biscayne Bay in Downtown Miami. Tickets to Art Wynwood start at $15. 
Sports
SPORTS

Miami Heat  
vs. Orlando
FEB 5: 7:30PM

vs. Houston
FEB 7: 7:30PM 
 
vs. Milwaukee
FEB 9: 8:00PM

American Airlines Arena 
601 Biscayne Blvd 
Miami, FL 33132  



Florida Panthers
vs. Detroit
FEB 3: 7:00PM

vs. Vancouver
FEB 6: 7:30PM 
 
vs. Los Angeles
FEB 9: 7:30PM 

BB&T Center 
1 Panther Pkwy  
Sunrise, FL 33323
 
ArtsConcerts
ARTS & CONCERTS
Cirque du Soleil

FEB 1 - FEB 4
Big Top by Hard Rock Stadium
Miami, FL
VOLTA tells a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of action sports, the show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score.
   
Wrongful Death and Other Circus Acts

Feb 1-4
Adrienne Arsht PAC
Miami, FL
Following a fatal plane crash, Laura Mendes, a struggling personal injury lawyer, scampers to sign up the case of a lifetime.  This dark comedy, by one of South Florida's finest playwrights, takes a wry, satirical look at the crude ways in which Capitalism places value on human life. Wrongful Death and Other Circus Acts is the latest world premiere from Christopher Demos-Brown, award-winning writer of Stripped, American Son & Fear Up Harsh.
 
Florida Grand Opera: Salome

FEB 2 & 3
Adrienne Arsht PAC
Miami, FL
With its bizarre brew of eroticism and religion, Richard Strauss's Salome has the power to send shivers through the audience, eerily capturing all the depravity of King Herod's court in ancient Jerusalem.

The Cleveland Orchestra in Miami: Beethoven's Fifth

FEB 2 & 3
Adrienne Arsht PAC
Miami, FL
"Fate knocking at the door." This symphony opens with perhaps the four most famous notes in all of music. Revolutionary in its time, it is now perhaps the best known piece of music in history. Plus, Beethoven's almost uncharacteristically joyful Eighth Symphony is an often overlooked masterpiece containing no less brilliance than his more well-known symphonies.

South Florida Symphony Orchestra: An Evening with Liz Callaway: Broadway & Beyond

FEB 7: 7:30PM
Adrienne Arsht PAC
Miami, FL
Enjoy an evening of fabulous songs celebrating Bernstein's 100-year anniversary with music from West Side Story and On the Town as well as songs from Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof and more!
 
 Miami City Ballet Program

FEB 9-11
Adrienne Arsht PAC
Miami, FL 
Set in a spectacular 19th-century ballroom to the soaring music of Tchaikovsky, this is classical ballet at its grandest. The cast is large, the costumes lavish, the dancing technically demanding yet joyous and serene -- and with a thrilling finale.

Rufus Wainwright

FEB 9: 8:00PM
Adrienne Arsht PAC
Miami, FL
Praised by the New York Times for his "genuine originality," Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of his generation. Wainwright is a celebrated contemporary pop singer and established opera composer.
 
Shh! We Have a Plan
 
FEB 10: 1 & 5PM
Adrienne Arsht PAC
Miami, FL 
  A nonverbal tale featuring magic music, and puppetry based on the Chris Haughton book of the same name. Follow the delightful and surprising journey of three madcap characters, each of whom has a plan to capture a beautiful bird perched high in a tree!

Myles Savage's Last Original Stars 50's & 60's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Valentine's Day Celebration

FEB 14: 7:00PM
Adrienne Arsht PAC
Miami, FL
The Farewell Tour Presents: Myles Savage's Last Original Stars 50's & 60's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Valentine's Celebration Featuring The Motown Sound All Star Band.

Concerts in South Florida
FeaturedRestaurants
FEATURED RESTAURANTS
Boulud Sud Miami

255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL
305-421-8800
Boulud Sud is Chef Daniel Boulud's vibrant celebration of the sun and the sea. Drawing inspiration from the coastal Mediterranean, including France's Côte d'Azur, Spain, Italy, Greece, Morocco, Tunisia, Lebanon, Israel, and Turkey the menu emphasizes regional flavors, featuring an abundance of fresh vegetables, seafood, grains and herbs.

Amara
(by Chef Michael Schwartz)

3101 NE 7th Ave, Miami, FL
305-702-5528
Inspired by its idyllic bayside setting, Amara at Paraiso brings together bold Latin American flavors, coastal ingredients, and South Florida's diversity of food culture to create the quintessential Miami waterfront restaurant from environment to cuisine and vibe. Experience the dynamic energy, local ingredients, and natural beauty of Biscayne Bay that defines what living in Miami is all about.

Sherwood's
8281 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL
786-359-4030
Its bistro menu features family-style dishes from around the world like the ploughman platter and dandan noodles, while its starters range from bone marrow to labneh yogurt to a daily crudo. Its Magnolia Bar uses spirits that are sourced and bought from small batch companies, which are used to create modern twists on old-school classics drinks. On the weekends, the bar even hosts a jazz vocalist singing live.
Fabulous5
FABULOUS 5
Getting out of the City

A&A Adventure Horse Trail Rides

Come and relax your mind and escape with A&A Adventure Horse Trail Rides into South Florida's nature from swampy Everglades to trails filled with lush greenery, shady palms, native trees, and superb wildlife viewing. 
 
Corsa Miami Cycling Tours

From ocean views to local coffee shops, we offer a selection of rides for those who want to see the best of Miami and explore the city from a cyclist's perspective. Choose your private or small group ride.

Night Tour in Everglades

Romantic dinner in the middle of the Everglades, stargazing, wine, ceviche - who could ask for a more unique and romantic night out? 

Knaus Berry Farm
In 1956, brothers Ray and Russell Knaus begain raising strawberries together in the Redland of South Florida. They set up a small roadside stand near the current Knaus Berry Farm location to sell their berries.
Some of their strawberries were sold through a broker who tasted the cookies made by Ray's wife, Barbara. He told her that they were good enough to sell.
Over the years-along with the strawberries-assorted baked goods, vegetables, and ice cream have become available for sale at Knaus Berry Farm. Knaus Berry Farm also has U-Pick strawberries and tomatoes.

Big Cypress Swamp Walk 

Walk into the primordial beauty of Clyde Butcher's world when you participate in a guided eco-swamp tour through the swamps of Big Cypress National Preserve behind his gallery. Marvel at the pristine splendor of natural Florida as you traverse through a rarel seen world, filled with vibrant colors and mysterious sounds. 
CoolApps
COOL APPS
Big Bus 
Discover your personal city sightseeing guide. The Big Bus Tours app is an interactive companion that helps you make the most of your time in world famous cities.   
 


Google Trips
Google Trips turns your smartphone into an all-in-one travel assistant, consolidating travel itineraries and reservations from your emails into automatically sorted trips.





Housecraft
You can select 3D models of different furniture such as couches, tables, chairs, desks and houseplants, placing them virtually in your home, using the iPhone's screen as a viewfinder. You can adjust each item's size, walk around objects to see how they might look from different angles, and save room configurations that you like.
WallOfFame
WALL OF FAME

Submit your TripAdvisor reviews to info@sfcaonline.com to be featured in the Maestro. 
 
Nautilus
Location couldn't be better right on Collins close to e-ve-ry-thing and if all these wouldn't be enough, look for the best concierge, Lia to make your stay even better! Thank you for making my birthday so special! 
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