location: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
address: 3251 South Miami Avenue | Miami, FL 33129
time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
tickets: $15; $10 for Members, Students and Seniors; available onsite only from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on the evening of the program.
web: Viscaya Website
Tidal Surge: An Inside Look at Efforts to Protect Vizcaya from Rising Sea Levels
Led by Chief Horticulturist Ian Simpkins and the CLEO Project on Climate
Do you have questions about our strategies for protecting Vizcaya’s living collections from sea level rise? Meet us on the scenic patio of our Café and Shop for Science Café where you can connect with Ian Simpkins and leaders of the CLEO Project on Climate to learn about sea level rise, its impact, what Vizcaya is doing and your role. This is a chance to meet and greet like-minded people over a glass of wine, in the unique, historic and environmentally relevant setting of Vizcaya.
Tickets $15; available onsite only beginning at 6:00 p.m. on the evening of the program.
May 17 - 19 | Redland International Orchid Show
location: Fruit and Spice Park
address: 24801 S.W. 187th Avenue | Miami, Florida
time: 9 am to 5 pm
The largest annual orchid show in the U.S. featuring featuring over 50 booths of educational exhibits and orchid vendors takes place at Miami's Fruit and Spice Park. Join other orchid enthusiasts at this American Orchid Society judged event showcasing various types of orchids and subtropical plants for your gardens. Supplies will also be for sale. Both days will feature lectures on by experts, raffles and international food.