Key Insights Newsletter
November 2018 Edition!
HAPPY ELECTION DAY!!!
HAPPY VETERANS DAY!!!
I have the honor of being the 2018 Chair of the Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce. I am very passionate about supporting and advocating for our local businesses. We are blessed to live on an Island with world class amenities, restaurants and merchants.
This month we have a slightly different format where you click on the photo of each event to get more info and/or tickets.
As a life-long resident and Realtor on Key Biscayne, I love sharing upcoming events and Interesting activities offered around our community for the residents and frequent visitors of our Island
My father, Federico Padovan, moved our family (including grandparents) to Key Biscayne in 1973. I was raised on the Island and left briefly to earn a BFA degree at NYU. But my heart was always here so I returned to my Island Paradise home where I am raising 4th generation Key Biscayners with my husband Donnie Hall.
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Biscayne Nature Center Restoration Day
First Saturday of every Month.
November 3, December 1, January 5,
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Biscayne Nature Center
6767 Crandon Blvd Key Biscayne
Looking for a great way to help out in your community and earn volunteer service hours, too?
Join children, teens and adults in a volunteer eco-restoration project to keep Bear Cut Preserve healthy and clean. Learn about how plastic pollution is affecting our ecosystems and learn ways to reduce your impact on the environment.
- Use the North Beach entrance of Crandon Park
- Meet at the BNC Visitors Center on the 2nd Floor
- Wear close-toed shoes
- Bring a reusable water bottle (please, no single use plastic water bottles here!)
- Pack a lunch and stay for an idyllic afternoon at the beach!
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CHAMBER HOLIDAY NETWORKER
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 6-8pm
The Golden Hog
91 Harbor Dr
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Join us for our Chamber Holiday Networker at The Golden Hog gourmet market - we will be joined the Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce. The Golden Hog will feature a large selection of gourmet Thanksgiving tastings including wine, cheeses, Gourmeat USA samplings, music and a lot more!
1200 Crandon Blvd (inside Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park)
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
An unforgettable evening of Cuban Cuisine (lechon asado, moros, yuca...) and Live Music featuring Spam Allstars!
41st Annual Lighthouse Run and Walk
November 10, 2018 7am
Bill Baggs Florida State Park
1200 South Crandon Blvd
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Get inspired to run at the 41st Annual Key Biscayne Lighthouse 10K/5K Run! The course starts and finishes near the base of the historical Cape Florida Lighthouse, going through the State Park and the beautiful Village of Key Biscayne. Water stations, clocks, and volunteers stand along the way to help with directions and encourage you! Pre- and post-race, there are vendors with food, as well as free snacks and massages provided to runners. Motivate yourself to place top three in your age category, to get up on stage for a medal!
2nd Saturday Monthly Beach Cleanup
November 10, 2018
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Help keep plastics and trash out of the ocean and our park. Free entrance, all supplies provided, bring a reusable water bottle to reduce plastic waste. We'll have snacks and ice water, sunscreen and community service hour acknowledgement letters.
This month, we're basing out of Area A and concentrating on our North beach area
Center for Great Apes' 25th Anniversary Celebration
November 10, 2018
Key Biscayne Beach Club
685 Ocean Drive
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
VETERANS DAY CEREMONY AT VILLAGE GREEN
Monday, November 12, 2018
9am-12pm Village Green
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14th Annual ROTARY KEY BISCAYNE WINE & FOOD FEST
Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Rotary Club of Key Biscayne Foundation presents a unique wine event:
"THE ULTIMATE TASTING"
In this year's showdown, five judges will taste through the finest wines produced in the world. This will not be new vs old- this will be every wine for itself! The ultimate variety of wines from both the new and the old world will compete. 21 wine varietals, five judges, two winners.
The evening begins with a tasty Prosecco upon arrival to "season the palate" for the wonderful wines to follow. More than 30 wines will be offered including the wines participating in the competition.
The wines will consist of the following varietals:
Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Viognier, Pinot Grigio, Albarino, White blend
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Cab Franc, Zinfandel, Syrah, Sangiovese, Pinot Noir, Tempranillo, Primitivo, Chianti, Red blend.
The inaugural season of the
Key Biscayne Piano Festival at Crossbridge Key Biscayne - in collaboration with Miami International Piano Festival. Featuring five solos and two duets, the 2018-19 Key Biscayne Piano Festival presents intimate performances by international artists, from Belgium, France, Italy, Russia, Spain and Venezuela, with each program hosted by Professor Frank Cooper.
The first performance on Friday, November 16 will be showcasing Fancesco Libetta a composer, conductor and pianist from Italy.
FULL MOON LIGHTHOUSE HOLIDAY CELEBRATION!!!
November 30, 2018
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
1200 S Crandon Blvd
Santa is making his way to Cape Florida to spread some holiday cheer! Come Join Santa at Bill Baggs Lighthouse for a holiday celebration with music, a bonfire and snow at the keepers cottage!!!
Donuts with Santa
November 30, 2018 4-8pm
Key Biscayne Presbyterian School
160 Harbor Drive
Your family won't want to miss this outstanding holiday event. Guests will enjoy doughnuts by Miami's Doughnut King: Chef Max Santiago as well as a meet and greet with Santa! There will be local vendors with family-friendly activities and local makers selling their products. Every child will receive their photo with Santa taken by a professional photographer.
ily Seagrass Adventure
Biscayne Nature Center
6767 Crandon Boulevard
November 17, December 22, January 19th
Drag a net in the seagrass and who knows what you may come up with! There's sea life of all shapes and sizes living in the seagrass right outside our doors. From seahorse to sea star, pipefish to pufferfish, the variety of sea life is amazing. Your naturalist guide will identify each species, making sure everyone gets a good look-see before gently releasing the catch. These seagrass beds are a rich ecosystem. It's wading fun for the whole family, with netfulls of surprises.
Member: $12 per person
Non-Member: $14 per person
Reservations required: 305-361-6767 x119
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7 - 11PM
SW 15th Ave & 8th St.
Join us in celebrating Viernes Cultural/Cultural Friday. Little Havana's popular art and culture festival is a great event for the whole family. Enjoy music and discover works by local artists and artisans in and around our iconic Domino Plaza on SW 8th Street and SW 15th Avenue, and behold contemporary and historic artworks at our many fine art galleries along Calle Ocho. Finish off your fabulous Friday night by savoring a delicious dinner at one of our various restaurants, boasting cuisine from all over the world. Come dance, eat, shop and enjoy a delightful evening in Little Havana!
KEY BISCAYNE FARMER'S MARKET
Key Biscayne Community Church
355 Glenridge Road Key Biscayne
EVERY SATURDAY 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Key Biscayne Farmer's Market takes place every Saturday at the Key Biscayne's Community Church with local farmers coming to the Key to sell their fresh goods!
For more info call (305) 361-2411
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12pm - 3am
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