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Historic Homes Tour

January 1 - December 31

The Historic Homes, South Hammock Trail, and Main Grounds are open seven days a week from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm for self-guided tours.  Guided House Tours are 10:30AM and 3:00 PM (October – May) and 10:30AM, 12:30PM, and 3:00PM (June-Sept). October through April we also provide a 12:30PM guided tour through the protected Natural…

Spring Camp 2019

March 25 @ 7:30 am - March 29 @ 6:00 pm

Celebrate the best Spring Break has to offer at the Deering Estate's Spring Camp! Campers will be getting hooked on the world of marine biology, and reeling in the fun while exploring our Mangrove Forests, Salt Marshes, and Seagrass Beds. Through dissections, experiments, crafts, and hikes, campers will be diving into a week of  aquatic…

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Marine Conservation

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Classes will focus on Marine Biology through a diverse array of activities, in both a lab and field setting. Activities include water based seagrass surveys, kayaking, canoeing, trips to Chicken key, and other explorations into our marine ecosystems. Enrollment is for participants ages 9-14. The activities vary throughout the year, and if you would like…

Deering Seafood Festival

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Get ready for a non-stop celebration at the Annual Deering Seafood Festival on the Bay

Prohibition Era Cellar Series, Distillery Tasting featuring Big Cypress Distillery

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This series of intimate events, for limited number of guests, features tasting experiences from a variety of local and Florida based winery, brewery and distillery hosts. Limited tickets are available. Tickets can only be purchased in advance by calling 305-235-1668, ext. 233, or online. A ticket will be mailed to each participant with the “password”…

Wildlife Conservation

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Homeschool @ Deering, Wildlife Conservation series every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, September through April, for children ages 9-14. Classes will explore the field of wildlife biology, environmental conservation, botany, ecology, and environmental science. $15 person / class. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, September through April, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Eco Academy

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Children, ages 5-8, and their parent educators will explore the fields of wildlife biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental science. Classes include an indoor and outdoor lesson element, utilizing our 450 acre preserve as a living classroom. The activities vary throughout the year, and if you would like more information on what will be happening…

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Kayak Quick Start

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Discover how easy and fun kayaking can be on the scenic waters of Biscayne Bay. This course will introduce you to the basic skills necessary to begin safely paddling on small, calm bodies of water. Learn how to hold a paddle and how blade placement affects the craft. Find out how your body and paddling…

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Marine Conservation

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Classes will focus on Marine Biology through a diverse array of activities, in both a lab and field setting. Activities include water based seagrass surveys, kayaking, canoeing, trips to Chicken key, and other explorations into our marine ecosystems. Enrollment is for participants ages 9-14. The activities vary throughout the year, and if you would like…

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Nite Hike & Campfire

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Explore the woods and it's wildlife as it comes to life at night! After the hike, gather around a campfire and enjoy complementary s'mores. Offered seasonally on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, for more details call 305-235-1668 ext. 233. Free for Deering Estate Foundation Members.

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Bird Walk

April 13 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am

The Deering Estate is part of the Biscayne Bay IBA (Important Bird Area) recognized as a globally important habitat for the conservation of bird populations. Search for some of the Deering Estate’s estimated 170 resident and migratory bird species. Watch for ibises, herons, egrets and other shorebirds in and around the shallow coastal waters. Bird…

Discover @ Deering

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Children, ages 6-14, will learn about the environment, integrating arts, environmental science, and outdoor play. Professional educators and artists will lead nature walks, field study, eco-art, and journaling activities, creating and capturing youth experiences in nature through poetry, paint, drawing, and photography. Cost: $15 Register online or call 305-235-1668 ext.233

Sit-Spot Meditation

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Sit Spot is the simple act of finding a particular place outdoors to sit quietly and observe. Join Pat Donovan, Certified Life Coach, as she guides you through the basics of developing your personal practice. Register online or call 305-235-1668 ext. 233

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Moonlight Canoe Tour

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Take a Canoe Tour across Biscayne Bay! These tours will depart from Charles’ Deering’s boat basin and stop over at Chicken Key, a seven-acre mangrove island and bird rookery approximately one mile off-shore. Enjoy a campfire and s’mores at the end of event. Please bring closed-toe shoes that can get wet, comfortable clothing, snacks, and…

Wildlife Conservation

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Homeschool @ Deering, Wildlife Conservation series every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, September through April, for children ages 9-14. Classes will explore the field of wildlife biology, environmental conservation, botany, ecology, and environmental science. $15 person / class. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, September through April, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Full Moon Yoga

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

The Full Moon Yoga Series at the Deering Estate provides an opportunity to enjoy the sunset and end of the day while welcoming the full moon at one of the most beautiful settings in Palmetto Bay. Each session will host a guest or special theme to make for a unique experience. April 2019 - Warrior's…

Mini Camp

April 19 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Friday, April 19, 2019.  Spend your day off on select Teacher Planning Days with the Deering Estate's Education and Interpretive staff for a fun and educational Science-based day camp! Cost: $40;  Ages 6 to 14 Years.

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Marine Conservation

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Classes will focus on Marine Biology through a diverse array of activities, in both a lab and field setting. Activities include water based seagrass surveys, kayaking, canoeing, trips to Chicken key, and other explorations into our marine ecosystems. Enrollment is for participants ages 9-14. The activities vary throughout the year, and if you would like…

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