Redland View Events Calendar
Hi there Friends of Redland Region,

Here's a few items of interest for those who enjoy a visit to the Redland Agricultural region, Miami's Bountiful Countryside. Make plans for a leisurely drive to the countryside to enjoy the beauty of nature -- and the calm relaxing pace of the Redland region.

Robert and Robin Burr
Please enjoy this image that reminds us of the beauty, bounty and serene nature of our countryside.
Lignum Vitae Flowers and Seed Pods
Lignum Vitae Flowers and Seed Pods

Photo illustrations © Robert and Robin Burr
South Dade Federal Vaccine Site

Now until March 23
South Dade Federal Vaccine Site

District 8 Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins announced that FEMA and the Florida Office of Emergency Management have set up a federal temporary vaccine site at the South Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 Street, open each day from 9am to 5pm through Tuesday, March 23. Approximately 500 to 800 Pfizer vaccines will be available each day for eligible residents, with no pre-registration or appointments. The vaccines will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. The site will reopen within three weeks for individuals to receive their second doses. Contact the Florida COVID-19 Call Center, available 24/7 at 866-779-6121 or email:

Saturday, March 20 from 10 to 11am
Save The Rain and Prevent Stormwater Runoff

Explore more ways to keep the rain in your garden by attending this online event, looking at creating pathways, driveways and similar surfaces that can be optimized for soaking up rainwater. Sustainable, green and repurposed materials can all be used to create interesting features in your landscape that will allow rain to recharge the Biscayne Aquifer and help protect Biscayne Bay from stormwater runoff. Register online.
Free Live Music at Phil's Berry Farm

Sunday, March 21 from 1 to 3pm
Free Bluegrass Music at Phil's Berry Farm

Bring the family out to Phil's Berry Farm every second and third Sunday of the month to enjoy free live music starting at 1pm. A variety of popular music will alternate each time from the 60s, 70s, and 80s, plus Country and some Latin flavor. Enjoy the fresh home-made Milk Shakes, Cinnamon Pastries, Hot Dogs, Pizza and more. There is plenty of seating and big open spaces for safe social distancing. Phil's Berry Farm is located at 13955 SW 248 Street. Call 305-905-2284.
Orchid Judging Event - Celebrating Spring
RF Orchids BanyanPavillion - special events venue

Sunday, March 21 at 1pm
Orchid Judging Event - Celebrating Spring

The East Everglades Orchid Society will host an American Orchid Society Outreach Judging event Celebrating Spring at the Banyon Pavilion of R. F. Orchids. The American Orchid Society’s judging system is one of the most highly respected horticultural award systems in the world. Highly trained AOS judges evaluate and recognize new and superior forms of orchid species, improved forms of orchid hybrids and plants exhibiting superior culture. Plant registration begins at 1pm and the judging begins at 2pm. Call 305-245-4570.
East Everglades Orchid Society Meeting

Tuesday, March 23 at 7pm
East Everglades Orchid Society Meeting

Join the monthly Zoom meeting of the East Everglades Orchid Society at 7pm for a presentation by Jason Downing on Fairchild Gardens' Million Orchid Project -- planting rare, native orchids throughout South Florida, bringing back the species that grew here more than a century ago. Thousands of local schoolchildren, volunteers, and scientists are working together to propagate, plant, and protect the new orchids. Meeting Zoom Link.
2021 Easter Drive-Thru at J. D. Redd Park

Saturday, March 27th
2021 Easter Drive-Thru at J. D. Redd Park

Bring the kiddos this City of Homestead Easter Drive-Thru Event from 10am to 1pm, presented by Parks and Recreation, at J.D. Redd Park (550 N Homestead Blvd). The first 1,000 kids will receive special giveaways throughout this interactive Drive-Thru experience, including Scavenger Eggs, Craft Kits and Easter Eggs. Everyone will get a socially distanced picture with the Easter Bunny right from the car, until 1pm.
Shamrock Beer Run at the Winery

Saturday, March 27 from noon to 6pm
Shamrock Beer Run at the Winery

Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 27 -- gather at the Tap Room for the 5K Shamrock Run as well as the super-fun Shut Up and Dance Silent Headphone Party. Finish the weekend off right with the Ultimate Wine Tasting, where you can have five Schnebly Wines to try, plus a souvenir glass for just $20. There’s always something fun to do at Schnebly Winery and Miami Brewing Company.
Egg-Venture Scavenger Hunt at Zoo Miami

Now Through April 4th
Egg-Venture Scavenger Hunt at Zoo Miami

Calling all explorers: get ready to discover Zoo Miami in a whole new way with a virtual scavenger hunt using an app on your mobile phone. While enjoying a stroll through the park, families can use clues to find twelve fun eggs hidden all throughout the walkways. Once finished, guests can redeem their prize of eight treat-filled eco-friendly eggs and purchase their very own Springtastic Basket filled with eggs, a souvenir cup, goodies, and more. Egg-Venture is included with Zoo admission. Springtastic Baskets are available at an additional cost.
Cracker Barrel Easter Heat n’ Serve Feast

Now Through Easter
Cracker Barrel Easter Heat n’ Serve Feast

This spring, let the folks at Cracker Barrel make your holiday extra special with their Easter Heat n’ Serve Feast. Spiral-Sliced Ham, Mashed Potatoes and Roasted Gravy, 3 Country Sides, Sweet Yeast Rolls, and 2 Buttermilk Pies. This homestyle feast serves 8 to 10 and comes chilled and ready to heat in around 3 hours. Having a smaller gathering? You can also order the Easter Heat n’ Serve Family Dinner, which serves 4 to 6.
RF Orchids - top quality selection of fine orchids

Order Orchids Online
R. F. Orchids Catalog of Specials

Check out the latest blooms at R. F. Orchids with their online catalog of fabulous orchids, including Crownfox, Vanda and many other varieties. Spotted Tangerine and Robert's Garnet Beauty are some of the top sellers. New arrivals include Shocking Pink franksmithiana and Perreiraara Inda Sullivan Tinney.
Robert Is Here Honey Habanero BBQ Sauce

Tropical Specialties
Robert Is Here Honey Habanero BBQ Sauce

A tasty treat for your next outdoor grilling session -- try the Honey Habanero Barbecue Sauce from Robert Is Here fruit stand, now available when you visit the store or by ordering online.
Seminole Theatre Fourth Annual Gala - Masquerade In Venice

April 17 at 6:30pm

Masquerade In Venice - Seminole Theatre Fourth Annual Gala

Attend the fourth annual Masquerade In Venice Gala, a benefit for the Friends of the Historic Seminole Theatre, celebrating past successes and announcing future plans -- a full night of entertainment including dinner, cocktails, and entertainment from special guests. It's also a chance to raise funds by bidding on some exclusive opportunities. Cocktails from 6:30 to 7:30pm. Dinner to follow with entertainment. Red Carpet or Venetian Carnival attire suggested. $175 per couple or $100 for singles. The Seminole Theatre 18 North Krome Ave. Please RSVP to the Friends of the Historic Seminole Theatre at 786-650-2073.
Redland Fruit and Spice Park
The Mango Cafe at Fruit & Spice Park
Taste The Tropics at the Fruit & Spice Park
Nancy O'Brien, Realtor - your Redland Specialist Realtor
Red Barn Estate - wedding and special events venue
Redland Equestrian Center
Phil's Berry Farm
Soroa Orchids
Robert Is Here - Fruit Stand and Farm
Homestead Main Street
Save Bait Life
Solar Plus EV - Solar United Neighbors of Florida
Florida Conservation Voters
South Dade Chamber of Commerce
Personal Scuba Instruction by Robin Burr
Knaus Berry Farm
Redland Ice Cream and Bakery
HCA Artists Gallery - Homestead Center For The Arts
A big thank you to all of our Redland View sponsors for helping us highlight these special events in the countryside -- and thanks to our Redland View readers for your continued interest in these delightful cultural opportunities.

Robert and Robin Burr
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