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Saturday11 May '19
deering estate carriage house

Artists Open, presented by Fountain Head

$7 - $10
May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Artists Open, May 11th, 2019 – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Reduced admission: Adults $10 & children $7 (ages 4-14) at the gate.  Deering Estate is pleased to announce its participation in the inaugural edition of Artists Open, the first ever Miami-Dade County-wide open studios day. Initiated by Fountainhead and supported by the John S.…

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Saturday11 May '19
Deering Estate rough green snake herp Photo by Rangel Diaz

Herp Tour

$15
May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Join Deering Estate naturalist on a ‘Herp Tour’ throughout the property’s restricted natural areas. This program offers a chance to understand our reptilian and amphibious neighbors in wild and urban habitats. The event begins with a “sneak peek” of Deering Estate’s live captive herp specimens. Participants will be granted the opportunity to observe some of…

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Friday17 May '19
deering estate full moon yoga class on historic front lawn

Full Moon Yoga

$20
May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

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. May 2019 – Full…

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Saturday25 May '19

Palmetto Bay @ Deering Estate, Memorial Day Celebration

Free - $7
May 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Join us on Saturday, May 25th from 10 am – 4 pm at Deering Estate for a special celebration honoring and remembering those who gave their lives for our freedom. There will be a military parade inside the venue, a scavenger hunt, live bands and DJ, giant board games, hours tours, “On the Bay” adventures,…

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Saturday08 Jun '19
Deering Estate rough green snake herp Photo by Rangel Diaz

Herp Tour

$15
June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Join Deering Estate naturalist on a ‘Herp Tour’ throughout the property’s restricted natural areas. This program offers a chance to understand our reptilian and amphibious neighbors in wild and urban habitats. The event begins with a “sneak peek” of Deering Estate’s live captive herp specimens. Participants will be granted the opportunity to observe some of…

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Saturday15 Jun '19
deering estate full moon yoga class on historic front lawn

Full Moon Yoga

$20
June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

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. June 15, 2019  –…

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Saturday22 Jun '19
leeringi estate butterfly dina yellow by Elias Horna

Butterfly Walk

$7 - $15
June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
16701 SW 72nd Avenue

Miami, 33157 United States

The Deering Estate is home to several rarely seen species of butterflies. Guests will explore various habitats in search of the Ruddy Daggerwing, Dina Yellow, & Atala as well as the nearly 40 species of butterflies that are onsite. Join us on a guided tour though their favorite spots on the Estate. Butterfly Walks are…

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Saturday22 Jun '19

Cabaret ft. Elastic Bond

$25
June 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

The Deering Estate Cabaret Concert Series features eclectic and world music artists in the intimate setting of the historic Stone House Ballroom. Concerts begin at 8 pm; the main gate opens at 7 pm. Seating is accommodated at tables of 4 and all seats are filled when the event is sold out. It is opened seating…

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Saturday06 Jul '19
deering estate game on

Game On! $1 Admission Saturdays & Sundays in July

July 6 - July 7
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

It’s “Game On” at Deering Estate for National Recreation and Park Association Park & Recreation Month. We are offering $1.00 daily admission during normal business hours (10AM-4PM) every weekend in July! (July 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28) Museum Homes are closed except for scheduled tours. Enjoy a guided Museum Tour at 10:30 am,…

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Saturday13 Jul '19
deering estate game on

Game On! $1 Admission Saturdays & Sundays in July

July 13 - July 14
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

It’s “Game On” at Deering Estate for National Recreation and Park Association Park & Recreation Month. We are offering $1.00 daily admission during normal business hours (10AM-4PM) every weekend in July! (July 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28) Museum Homes are closed except for scheduled tours. Enjoy a guided Museum Tour at 10:30 am,…

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Saturday13 Jul '19
Deering Estate rough green snake herp Photo by Rangel Diaz

Herp Tour

$15
July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Join Deering Estate naturalist on a ‘Herp Tour’ throughout the property’s restricted natural areas. This program offers a chance to understand our reptilian and amphibious neighbors in wild and urban habitats. The event begins with a “sneak peek” of Deering Estate’s live captive herp specimens. Participants will be granted the opportunity to observe some of…

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Saturday13 Jul '19

Cabaret Concert ft. Nikki Kidd SOLD OUT

$25
July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

  The Deering Estate Cabaret Concert Series features eclectic and world music artists in the intimate setting of the historic Stone House Ballroom. Concerts begin at 8 pm; the main gate opens at 7 pm. Seating is accommodated at tables of 4 and all seats are filled when the event is sold out. It is opened…

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Monday15 Jul '19
deering estate full moon yoga class on historic front lawn

Full Moon Yoga

$20
July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

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. Full Moon Gong Bath…

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Saturday20 Jul '19
deering estate game on

Game On! $1 Admission Saturdays & Sundays in July

July 20 - July 21
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

It’s “Game On” at Deering Estate for National Recreation and Park Association Park & Recreation Month. We are offering $1.00 daily admission during normal business hours (10AM-4PM) every weekend in July! July Weekends Tour Schedule: 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.       Self-Guided Tours of Museums are…

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Wednesday24 Jul '19

Exhibit: Migration by Gretchen Scharnagl

$7 - $15
July 24 - September 30
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Deering Estate presents Migration, an exhibition of works by artist Gretchen Scharnagl. Migration is a new series of large scale mixed media works produced during the last year as a result of an in depth review of the Deering Estate’s natural areas and bird species. The series includes the works, Fall, Spring and Nesting that reflect on the migratory patterns…

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Saturday27 Jul '19
deering estate game on

Game On! $1 Admission Saturdays & Sundays in July

July 27 - July 28
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

It’s “Game On” at Deering Estate for National Recreation and Park Association Park & Recreation Month. We are offering $1.00 daily admission during normal business hours (10AM-4PM) every weekend in July! July Weekends Tour Schedule: 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.       Self-Guided Tours of Museums are…

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Saturday27 Jul '19
leeringi estate butterfly dina yellow by Elias Horna

Butterfly Walk

$7 - $15
July 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
16701 SW 72nd Avenue

Miami, 33157 United States

The Deering Estate is home to several rarely seen species of butterflies. Guests will explore various habitats in search of the Ruddy Daggerwing, Dina Yellow, & Atala as well as the nearly 40 species of butterflies that are onsite. Join us on a guided tour though their favorite spots on the Estate. Butterfly Walks are…

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Saturday10 Aug '19
Deering Estate rough green snake herp Photo by Rangel Diaz

Herp Tour

$15
August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Join Deering Estate naturalist on a ‘Herp Tour’ throughout the property’s restricted natural areas. This program offers a chance to understand our reptilian and amphibious neighbors in wild and urban habitats. The event begins with a “sneak peek” of Deering Estate’s live captive herp specimens. Participants will be granted the opportunity to observe some of…

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Tuesday13 Aug '19
deering estate full moon yoga class on historic front lawn

Full Moon Yoga

$20
August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

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. Come as you are…

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Thursday15 Aug '19
miami short film festival

Miami short Film Festival, August (SOLD OUT)

August 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Deering Estate in partnership with the MIAMI short FILM FESTIVAL (MIAMIsFF) presents a new series that provides screenings of selected short films. Each screening will be curated around a specific theme and will include a Q&A afterward with William Vela, Executive Director of the MIAMI short FILM FESTIVAL, and invited guests that will be comprised…

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Saturday17 Aug '19
Alejandro Elizondo

Cabaret ft. Alejandro Elizondo (SOLD OUT)

$25
August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

The Deering Estate Cabaret Concert Series features eclectic and world music artists in the intimate setting of the historic Stone House Ballroom. Concerts begin at 8 pm; the main gate opens at 7 pm. Seating is accommodated at tables of 4 and all seats are filled when the event is sold out. It is opened seating…

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Saturday24 Aug '19
leeringi estate butterfly dina yellow by Elias Horna

Butterfly Walk

$7 - $15
August 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
16701 SW 72nd Avenue

Miami, 33157 United States

The Deering Estate is home to several rarely seen species of butterflies. Guests will explore various habitats in search of the Ruddy Daggerwing, Dina Yellow, & Atala as well as the nearly 40 species of butterflies that are onsite. Join us on a guided tour though their favorite spots on the Estate. Butterfly Walks are…

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Wednesday04 Sep '19

Eco Academy

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Children, ages 5-8, and their parent educators will explore the fields of wildlife biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental science. Our Eco Academy homeschool program classes include an indoor and outdoor lesson element, utilizing our 450 acre preserve as a living classroom. Please wear closed-toe shoes (no crocs or sandals), and dress comfortably for walking. It…

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Thursday05 Sep '19

Historic Ghost Tour (CANCELLED)

September 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Step into the past, as you explore the history of the Deering Estate.  Through our historic stories we will share information about previous inhabitants as well as paranormal activity that has been experienced on the Estate by staff and visitors! You will walk in the same areas that Native Americans, Miami’s early pioneers, and even Charles…

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Friday13 Sep '19
deering estate full moon yoga class on historic front lawn

Full Moon Yoga

$20
September 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

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. The Sun, the Moon…

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Saturday14 Sep '19
Deering Estate rough green snake herp Photo by Rangel Diaz

Herp Tour

$15
September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Join Deering Estate naturalist on a ‘Herp Tour’ throughout the property’s restricted natural areas. This program offers a chance to understand our reptilian and amphibious neighbors in wild and urban habitats. The event begins with a “sneak peek” of Deering Estate’s live captive herp specimens. Participants will be granted the opportunity to observe some of…

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Sunday15 Sep '19
miami short film festival

Miami short Film Festival, September

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Deering Estate in partnership with the MIAMI short FILM FESTIVAL (MIAMIsFF) Presents: Focus On Environment. Join us for a selection of documentary shorts, all of which center on environmental themes. Pre-screening cocktail reception with cash bar. Post-screening Q&A with guest speaker Rev. Houston Cypress. Program Schedule: 6:00pm – Reception with cash bar 6:30pm – Screening…

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Sunday15 Sep '19

Moonrise Photography

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

The Deering Estate offers an exciting opportunity where you can take photos of the moon rising over Biscayne Bay! Bring your camera, tripod, water, and bug spray. Please note that you must register and pay in advance. Cost: $20 per person. Register online or call (305) 235- 1668 ext. 233.

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Wednesday18 Sep '19

Exhibit Evening & Artist Talk: Migration by Gretchen Scharnagl

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Deering Estate presents Migration, an exhibition of works by artist Gretchen Scharnagl. The exhibit evening will be held on Wednesday, September 18th from 6 to 9 pm, and include an artist talk at 7pm with Gretchen Scharnagl in conversation with Deering Estate Naturalist Rangel Diaz in the Grand Hall. Free with RSVP at Eventbrite.com. Migration is…

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Thursday19 Sep '19

Historic Ghost Tour

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Step into the past, as you explore the history of the Deering Estate.  Through our historic stories we will share information about previous inhabitants as well as paranormal activity that has been experienced on the Estate by staff and visitors! You will walk in the same areas that Native Americans, Miami’s early pioneers, and even Charles…

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Saturday21 Sep '19

International Coastal Cleanup

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Join Us on September 21st, 2019 for International Coastal Cleanup in Miami-Dade!  VolunteerCleanup.org invites you to their annual county-wide event to be a part of the largest one-day volunteer effort against Ocean Trash. Ocean Conservancy’s 34th annual International Coastal Cleanup takes place in over 100 countries worldwide, and here in Miami-Dade, there will be 40+ simultaneous cleanups all over…

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Sunday22 Sep '19

Sunrise Photography

$20
September 22 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

The Deering Estate offers an exciting opportunity to photograph the sunrise over Biscayne Bay! The price of the sunrise photography also includes admission to the Estate during regular hours (10:00 am to 4:00 pm) on the same day. Bring your camera, tripod, water, and bug spray. Please note that you must register and pay in…

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Sunday22 Sep '19

Artist Talk with Virginia Overton

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Join Commuter Biennial in conversation with artist Virginia Overton as she discusses her sculptural installation Late Bloomer on site on The People’s Dock at the Deering Estate. With this work, Overton repurposes the bed of her Dodge Ram 150 pickup truck and fashions it into a habitat for native aquatic plants. This piece will evolve throughout the course of its installation as…

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Monday23 Sep '19

Sunrise Photography

September 23 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

The Deering Estate offers an exciting opportunity to photograph the sunrise over Biscayne Bay! The price of the sunrise photography program also includes admission to the Estate during regular hours (10AM to 4PM) on the same day.  Bring your camera, tripod, water, and bug spray. Please note that you must register and pay in advance.…

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Wednesday25 Sep '19

Wildlife Conservation (September Session)

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

September 2019 Session (4 Wednesdays in this session): Sept. 4, Sept. 11, Sept. 18, and Sept. 25 ($60 for all 4 dates in September ) In our Wildlife Conservation class, children ages 9-14 will explore the fields of conservation biology, ecology and environmental science. Designed with a hands-on-minds-on atmosphere, participants will be involved in experiments,…

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Saturday28 Sep '19
Butterfly Walk Deering Estate Dina Yellow by Elias Horna

Butterfly Walk

$7 - $15
September 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
16701 SW 72nd Avenue

Miami, 33157 United States

The Deering Estate is home to several rarely seen species of butterflies. Guests will explore various habitats in search of the Ruddy Daggerwing, Dina Yellow, & Atala as well as the nearly 40 species of butterflies that are onsite. Join us on a guided tour though their favorite spots on the Estate. Butterfly Walks are…

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Saturday28 Sep '19

Historic Ghost Tour (SOLD OUT)

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Step into the past, as you explore the history of the Deering Estate.  Through our historic stories we will share information about previous inhabitants as well as paranormal activity that has been experienced on the Estate by staff and visitors! You will walk in the same areas that Native Americans, Miami’s early pioneers, and even Charles…

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Monday30 Sep '19

Mini Camp

September 30 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Take a much needed break from school and experience nature through hands-on, fun outdoor activities.  Offered during select Teacher Planning Days for kids ages 6-14. Every Mini Camp has a different theme and explores a different aspect of nature, allowing campers to have fun while also learning about different fields of science. Ages: 6 to…

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Wednesday02 Oct '19

Eco Academy

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Children, ages 5-8, and their parent educators will explore the fields of wildlife biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental science. Our Eco Academy homeschool program classes include an indoor and outdoor lesson element, utilizing our 450 acre preserve as a living classroom. Please wear closed-toe shoes (no crocs or sandals), and dress comfortably for walking. It…

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Wednesday02 Oct '19

Exhibit Evening: Material Nature

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

The Deering Estate presents Material Nature, an exhibition of works by artists Alex Nuñez and Julie Davidow . The exhibition evening and artist reception will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free with RSVP at Eventbrite. Material Nature Exhibit: Material Nature features the work of two Miami-based painters whose works employ…

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Thursday03 Oct '19

Historic Ghost Tour

October 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Step into the past, as you explore the history of the Deering Estate.  Through our historic stories we will share information about previous inhabitants as well as paranormal activity that has been experienced on the Estate by staff and visitors! You will walk in the same areas that Native Americans, Miami’s early pioneers, and even Charles…

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Saturday05 Oct '19
Michelle-Grant-Murray the black artist talk

The Black Artist Talk

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

The Black Artist Talk 2019 is a forum that focuses on engaging Black and Brown artists, activists, educators, religious leaders, and community members in discussions surrounding climate change, earth ethics, sustainability and its correlation to spirituality. October 5, 2019; 1 pm – 4 pm. Free & open to the public, RSVP via Eventbrite. Located at the…

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Saturday05 Oct '19
Deering Estate rough green snake herp Photo by Rangel Diaz

Herp Tour

$15
October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Join Deering Estate naturalist on a ‘Herp Tour’ throughout the property’s restricted natural areas. This program offers a chance to understand our reptilian and amphibious neighbors in wild and urban habitats. The event begins with a “sneak peek” of Deering Estate’s live captive herp specimens. Participants will be granted the opportunity to observe some of…

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Sunday06 Oct '19

Stiltsville Guided Bay Cruise

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Journey through the northern most parts of Biscayne National Park to the alluring historic Stiltsville Houses. And learn about the rich history of this area of Miami and Biscayne National Park. Departing from the Deering Estate on the Pelican Skipper, a comfortable riding 45 foot Corinthian catamaran, Stiltsville tours will take you for an up-close…

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Wednesday09 Oct '19

Mini Camp

October 9 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Take a much needed break from school and experience nature through hands-on, fun outdoor activities.  Offered during select Teacher Planning Days for kids ages 6-14. Every Mini Camp has a different theme and explores a different aspect of nature, allowing campers to have fun while also learning about different fields of science. Ages: 6 to…

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Wednesday09 Oct '19

Night Hike & Campfire

$15
October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Explore the woods and it’s wildlife as it comes to life at night! After the guided hike, gather around a campfire and enjoy complementary s’mores. Ages 4+. Free for Deering Estate Foundation Members. For more details call (305) 235-1668 ext. 233.

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Thursday10 Oct '19

Historic Ghost Tour

October 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Step into the past, as you explore the history of the Deering Estate.  Through our historic stories we will share information about previous inhabitants as well as paranormal activity that has been experienced on the Estate by staff and visitors! You will walk in the same areas that Native Americans, Miami’s early pioneers, and even Charles…

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Saturday12 Oct '19
Deering Estate Birds Birding Blue Jays Bird Walk by Elias Horna

Bird Walk

$15
October 12 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

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…

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Saturday12 Oct '19

Moonlight Kayak Tour

$45
October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Take a Moonlight Kayak Tour through 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 the event. For ages 18 & older. Recommended for intermediate paddlers. Space…

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Sunday13 Oct '19

Moonrise Photography

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

The Deering Estate offers an exciting opportunity where you can take photos of the moon rising over Biscayne Bay! Bring your camera, tripod, water, and bug spray. Please note that you must register and pay in advance. Cost: $20 per person. Register online or call (305) 235- 1668 ext. 233.

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Monday14 Oct '19

Hunter’s Moon Star Gazing

$10
October 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

The Southern Cross Astronomical Society (SCAS) presents Hunter’s Moon Star Gazing at the Deering Estate on Monday, Oct. 14 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. October’s full Moon is generally known as the Hunter’s Moon. Bring a picnic and chairs/blanket to enjoy a relaxing evening with family and friends as you watch the full moon…

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Thursday17 Oct '19

Spirits’ Speakeasy at Deering Estate

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a drink with a ghost? Join the spirits of the Deering Estate and step back in time to the roaring twenties for our inaugural Spirits’ Speakeasy cocktail party. Enjoy Prohibition Era cocktails, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, live music, and ghostly encounters. Take a walk through the historical homes…

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Saturday19 Oct '19

Sit-Spot Meditation

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

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. Cost: $20. Register online or call 305-235-1668 ext. 233

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Saturday19 Oct '19

Flight Into Egypt’s Permanent Exhibit Opens

$7 - $15
October 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

The 100 Ladies of Deering, together with The Deering Estate Foundation, are proud to present two rare, centuries-old stained-glass panels known as the “Flight into Egypt,” opening on Saturday, October 19th. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to view these beautifully preserved pieces here at the Deering Estate. This exhibit features part of Charles Deering’s collection…

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Saturday19 Oct '19

Free Lecture: “A Grave Matter: Caring for Historic Cemeteries”

Free
October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

The Archaeological Society of Southern Florida presents a free lecture “A Grave Matter: Caring for Historic Cemeteries” on Saturday, October 19th from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Located at the theater in the Deering Estate Visitor Center. Historic cemeteries are important cultural resources, serving as both sacred spaces for mourners and as outdoor museums which detail…

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Sunday20 Oct '19

Stiltsville Guided Bay Cruise

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Journey through the northern most parts of Biscayne National Park to the alluring historic Stiltsville Houses. And learn about the rich history of this area of Miami and Biscayne National Park. Departing from the Deering Estate on the Pelican Skipper, a comfortable riding 45 foot Corinthian catamaran, Stiltsville tours will take you for an up-close…

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Wednesday23 Oct '19

Marine Conservation (October Session)

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

October 2019 Session (4 Wednesdays in this session): Oct. 2, Oct. 9, Oct. 16, and Oct. 23 ($60 for all 4 dates in October) In our Marine Conservation class, children ages 9-14 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,…

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Wednesday23 Oct '19
Speaking sustainably film series Screening of Changing Seas Toxic Waters

Speaking Sustainably Film Series, Toxic Waters

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

As part of the Speaking Sustainably Film Series, South Florida PBS (WPBT2 – WXEL) and the Deering Estate invite you to a complimentary reception and screening of Toxic Waters on Wednesday, October 23rd at 7 PM at the Deering Estate Visitor Center Theatre. Reception begins at 7PM with light snacks and beverages. The screening will begin…

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Thursday24 Oct '19

Historic Ghost Tour

October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Step into the past, as you explore the history of the Deering Estate.  Through our historic stories we will share information about previous inhabitants as well as paranormal activity that has been experienced on the Estate by staff and visitors! You will walk in the same areas that Native Americans, Miami’s early pioneers, and even Charles…

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Friday25 Oct '19

Mini Camp

October 25 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Take a much needed break from school and experience nature through hands-on, fun outdoor activities.  Offered during select Teacher Planning Days for kids ages 6-14. Every Mini Camp has a different theme and explores a different aspect of nature, allowing campers to have fun while also learning about different fields of science. Ages: 6 to…

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Saturday26 Oct '19

Lighthouses of Biscayne Bay Cruise

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Departing from the Deering Estate on the Pelican Skipper, a comfortable riding 45 foot Corinthian catamaran, this four hour tour will allow you to experience Biscayne National Park in a new light! Guided by a Biscayne National Park Ranger, guests will journey through Biscayne Bay to see the iconic Cape Florida, Fowey Rocks and Boca…

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Wednesday30 Oct '19

Bat Walk

$15
October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Join us after sunset for our inaugural Bat Walk in honor of Bat Week. Bat Week is dedicated to learning about the important roles that bats play in nature. This hike offers visitors the chance to learn about these flying mammals while using special detectors to record their echolocation calls. Guests will be able to…

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Sunday03 Nov '19

Vintage Auto Show

$7 - $15
November 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

The Deering Estate, in collaboration with the Antique Automotive Club of America – South Florida Region, will host its 7th annual Vintage Auto Show on Sunday, Nov. 3rd from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy a variety of vintage cars on the historic grounds of the Deering Estate, progressing through the evolution of automotive engineering.The…

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Monday04 Nov '19

Mini Camp

November 4 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Take a much needed break from school and experience nature through hands-on, fun outdoor activities.  Offered during select Teacher Planning Days for kids ages 6-14. Every Mini Camp has a different theme and explores a different aspect of nature, allowing campers to have fun while also learning about different fields of science. Ages: 6 to…

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Tuesday05 Nov '19

Miami short Film Festival (Nov 5, 6, 7, 8)

November 5 - November 8
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Deering Estate in partnership with the MIAMI short FILM FESTIVAL presents a new series that provides screenings of selected short films. The festival evenings are from 6 PM to 9 PM. Cash bar from 6-7 PM in the Deering Estate Visitor Center breezeway and screenings begin at 7 PM. Tickets for each event date can…

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Wednesday06 Nov '19

Eco Academy

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Children, ages 5-8, and their parent educators will explore the fields of wildlife biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental science. Our Eco Academy homeschool program classes include an indoor and outdoor lesson element, utilizing our 450 acre preserve as a living classroom. Please wear closed-toe shoes (no crocs or sandals), and dress comfortably for walking. It…

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Saturday09 Nov '19
Deering Estate Birds Birding Blue Jays Bird Walk by Elias Horna

Bird Walk

$15
November 9 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

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…

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Saturday09 Nov '19

Lighthouses of Biscayne Bay Cruise

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Departing from the Deering Estate on the Pelican Skipper, a comfortable riding 45 foot Corinthian catamaran, this four hour tour will allow you to experience Biscayne National Park in a new light! Guided by a Biscayne National Park Ranger, guests will journey through Biscayne Bay to see the iconic Cape Florida, Fowey Rocks and Boca…

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Saturday09 Nov '19
Deering Estate rough green snake herp Photo by Rangel Diaz

Herp Tour

$15
November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Join Deering Estate naturalist on a ‘Herp Tour’ throughout the property’s restricted natural areas. This program offers a chance to understand our reptilian and amphibious neighbors in wild and urban habitats. The event begins with a “sneak peek” of Deering Estate’s live captive herp specimens. Participants will be granted the opportunity to observe some of…

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Monday11 Nov '19
mercury transit across the sun

Mercury Transit Across the Sun

$7 - $15
November 11 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

In partnership with Southern Cross Astronomical Society (SCAS), the Deering Estate will be hosting an Astronomy viewing event to see Mercurys transit across the sun. There will be telescopes available with solar filters on the hi-tech equipment to view Mercury safely. On Monday November 11, 2019, Mercury will transit the Sun for the first time…

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Tuesday12 Nov '19

Historic Ghost Tour

November 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157 United States

Step into the past, as you explore the history of the Deering Estate.  Through our historic stories we will share information about previous inhabitants as well as paranormal activity that has been experienced on the Estate by staff and visitors! You will walk in the same areas that Native Americans, Miami’s early pioneers, and even Charles…

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