If you're passionate about food, award-winning chefs Benjamin Murray of Azul and Diego Oka of La Mar are bringing you the ultimate learning and entertaining experience. Student chefs will have the opportunity to learn new skills and techniques as they create new dishes. Runs through December 9. Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Drive, 305-913-8358
City Centre is kicking off a six-week 'Trucks and Tunes' entertainment series where special guests, the city's top food trucks (think Ms. Cheezious and Myumi), live music, and rotating DJs will gather to showcase community. Every Thursday from 5-8 p.m. through June 9. 700 Brickell Ave.
At the first and only farmers market in the Wynwood, locals are invited to shop locally grown produce, handmade bowls, utensils, and other items you'll want in your kitchen or pantry while enjoying the beautiful Wynwood area. Saturdays from 11a.m.-6p.m. 2178 NW 2nd Ave.; thewynwoodfarmersmarket.com
For the month of May, The Spa at Carillon will be hosting daily morning Seaside Meditation classes. Relax and unwind with this rejuvenating experience that will undoubtedly set the tone for fulfilling mornings and thus more radiant days. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.; and Sundays, 8:30 a.m. 6801 Collins Ave.; carillonhotel.com
Explore the post-World War II creativity in Italy that gave rise to high fashion at Bellissima in the NSU Art Museum. The exhibition, presented by Bulgari, recreates the alluring atmosphere that designers Fendi, Valentino, Emilio Pucci, and others originally created. Through June 19, 2016. NSU Art Museum Ft. Lauderdale, 1 East Las Olas Blvd.; nsuartmuseum.org
Cleo South Beach at the Redbury Hotel debuts a brandnew Sunday ritual with Sangria Sundays. Beginning May 22 and every Sunday thereafter, the Mediterranean hotspot will be offering half-off glasses and pitchers of the venue’s special sangrias. Guests can wind down their weekend with three different varieties of sangria: red, white, and a specialty pink sangria prepared with sweet rosé. sbe.com
Throughout the month of May, The Spa at The Miami Beach EDITION is offering exclusive pricing on Tata Harper signature facials that use one-of-a-kind formulas made from natural, home grown ingredients from Harper’s farm in Vermont. The 75-minute facial will leave your skin refreshed, renewed, and glowing just in time for summer. 2901 Collins Ave.; edition-hotels.marriott.com
The Standard Spa is making your week a bit more bearable with Vino Wednesdays (happening until further notice). Unwind and enjoy half-off select wines every Wednesday. 40 Island Ave.; standardhotels.com
Enjoy fabulous French cuisine paired with half-off bottles of wine every Wednesday at Pascal’s on Ponce. Their award-winning, extensive wine list is sure to satisfy and impress. 2611 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, 305-4442024; pascalmiami.com
Looking for a behind-the-scenes, VIP dinner experience? Celebrity chefs Michael Mina and Scott Conant will lead guests through their Fontainebleau restaurants, Michael Mina 74, Stripsteak, and Scarpetta. The night includes six dishes, three signature cocktails, dessert, a sweet send off from Chez Bon Bon, and the opportunity to connect with two world-renowned chefs. $150 per person. 7-9:30 p.m. 4441 Collins Ave.; indulgemiami.bpt.me
Have you ever seen a lady rule the decks? Watch Nora en Pure do just that as she brings her make-you-want-to-dance tracks to LIV. 4441 Collins Ave.; www.livnightclub.com
To celebrate the completion of its 1,000th home and 25 years of service to the community, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami is inviting you to celebrate while raising funds to build more housing for Miami-Dade families and recruit a new generation of volunteers with the first-ever “Hard Hats and High Heels” cocktail reception and fundraiser. 5:30-8 p.m. $50 before May 31; 75$ after. East Hotel at Brickell City Center, 788 Brickell Plaza.
With a new focus and new image, Miami Fashion Week is back with more than ten collections from world-renowned designers. The five-day event will be hosted by honorary President Antonio Banderas and will feature runway shows, master classes, and a plethora of fashionable parties. Ice Palace Miami, 1400 N. Miami Ave.; miamifashionweek.com
If you haven't heard Thomas Jack since he did his musical thing on Ultra's live stage, you'll want to catch him at STORY. 136 Collins Ave.; storymiami.com
If you are a lover of PIG (Pork Is Good, that is), join Jeremiah Bullfrog of gastroPod Miami as he presents Duck Duck Goose where he and all his chef friends (and the city's top toques) will have their hand at cooking, you guessed it, duck. $59 per person. 5-9 p.m. The gastroPod Lot, 168 Northwest 26th St., Wynwood
Internationally-renowned opera director and genre-defying multimedia mastermind Jay Scheib is bringing a modern-day version of the classic Bizet Opera, Carmen, to YoungArts. Part film, part theater, Scheib’s Carmen includes five interactive vignettes that will be woven together in a live screening on the YoungArts Plaza, where audiences will be greeted with Cuban cigar rollers, rum punch, and flamenco dancers. National YoungArts Foundation, 2100 Biscayne Blvd.; youngarts.org
Drink Miami HOSTEL is taking over the historic Freehand for a one day cocktail festival where guests can move about 15 different rooms and experience a multitude of infinite drinks and spirit knowledge. 1-4 p.m. Purchase tickets here. Indian Creek Dr.
Swedish duo Dada Life will possibly be rocking their banana suits as they bring their high-wattage sound to STORY's dance floor. 136 Collins Ave.; storymiami.com
Watch local artist Daniel Fila at work during Wynwood Art Walk as he paints murals on SuViche’s outdoor walls, combining ocean-inspired imagery and urban elements. Guests can enjoy SuViche’s happy hour specials as well as music from a live DJ. 5-8 p.m. 2751 N Miami Ave.
The 28th annual Taste of a Nation fundraiser is back, this time at Soho Studios in Wynwood where South Florida's top chefs, restaurants, breweries, and winemakers will gather for an evening to support the No Kid Hungry campaign. $125 general admission; $250 VIP. 7 to 10 p.m. 2136 NW 1st Ave.; nokidhungry.org/miami