Cuba Nu-Wave Fest, Community Health Fair, Florida Soccer Expo & more

By on September 10, 2013

September features: Cuba Nu-Wave Festival, Community Health Fair, Florida Soccer Expo, International Aroid Society Plant Show at Fairchild, Florida Soccer Expo, Miami Beach Food Truck Fest and Mantra Fest.

FAIR_cubanuwaveCuba Nu-Wave Festival | Saturday, September 14

This unique mix of talent brings four fresh new takes on the evolving modern Cuban music scene. Pulling inspiration from the island’s past and present; Raul Paz, Descember Bueno, Lena Burke, and Gema Corredera move audiences to dance, celebrating the spirit of the Caribbean. 8pm. Make your evening absolute magic in our Olympia Lounge section with café table seating for two, gourmet cheese & fruit basket, open bar & table service during the show. TICKETS: $40 & up.
Olympia Theater, 174 E. Flagler St. Miami 33131  www.gusmancenter.org

FAIR_HealthSouthCommunity Health Fair | Saturday, September 21

A FREE day of fun for the whole family celebrating National Recovery Week. Activities include arts & crafts, bounce house, face painting, pony rides & hop on “The Fun Bus”. Food trucks, Music & Entertainment. For the family there are also art exhibits, jewelry displays, Marlins Street Team, martial arts demonstrations, massages, & wellness experts. Popcorn, cotton candy, raffles & giveaways. Take advantage of free screenings for balance, blood pressure, BMI & body composition, bone density, diabetes & stress. 9am–1pm. 305-251-3800.
Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami, 20601 Old Cutler Rd. Cutler Bay.

FAIR_SoccerExpoFlorida Soccer Expo | Saturday & Sunday, September 14 & 15

Over 8,000 people are expected to converge at the stadium for the first event of its kind in SoFla. This two day multi-tiered event is geared towards fans, coaches, referees, exhibitors, soccer youth clubs & their families. Experience the debut of new ground-breaking takes on soccer with global games including Futtoc, a hybrid between futbol & ping pong, Footgolf & Futwall, a new soccer game that includes DJ & music. It will also host a trade show, indoor soccer tournament, coaching clinics & interactive areas. 9am–6pm. Adult/$17, Child(under 18)/$9, Senior/12, Family 4-pack/$32, Sun Life Stadium, 2269 NW 199 St. Miami Gardens  305-280-2088. Tickets: visit FloridaSoccerExpo.com, Ticketmaster and/or Sun Life Stadium’s box office. For tournament registration, visit site or contact soccerskillsunlimited@gmail.com.

FAIR_AroidFairchildInternational Aroid Society Plant Show & Sale
Saturday, September 21–Sunday, September 22

Some of the world’s most beautiful plants will be showcased. There is no easier way to add a touch of the tropics to your yard than by mixing the striking look of aroids with stately palms. The leaves of many aroids are so stunning that they are frequently used in artwork throughout the world. Discover the beauty & great variety of aroids available for our gardens. 9:30am–4:30pm. Adult/$25, Seniors/$18, Child(6–17)/$12. Under 5/free.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. 305-667-1651. www.fairchildgarden.org

FESTfoodtruckMiami Beach Food Truck and Music Fest | Wednesday, September 25

Enjoy live music & local food truck delights at the No. Beach Bandshell. The food truck lineup includes: Ms. Cheezious, Sakaya Kitchen, Gastropod, Health Nut on Wheels, Dolci Pecati, Sugar Yummy Mama, Garcia Brothers Seafood, La Camaronera, Moty’s Grill, Latin Burger, Mangia Mia & Bocaditos. 5–10pm.
Collins Ave & 23 St. Miami Beach www.mbculture.com

FAIR_MantraFestMantra Fest | Saturday & Sunday, September 28 & 29

Get ready to experience the beauty & bliss of the world’s most sacred mantras! This fest brings together two visionary musical ensembles: the amazing Deva Premal & Miten with Manose (and Maneesh de Moor) & the GuruGanesha Band. Deva Premal and Miten are among the chief architects of the sacred chant phenomenon that has energized the yoga & meditation movement in recent years. The legendary GuruGanesha has put together a sizzling array of multi-cultural musicians, garnering rave reviews wherever they perform. Sat: 7pm, Sun: 2pm.
South Dade Cultural Center, 10950 SW 211th St. Cutler Bay. www.smdcac.org
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