Sip wine, nosh on small bites, and shop wares from booths like Stella and Dot and Emi Rose at the Team Up for Tots Charity Trunk Show 2012. Tickets are $20 and benefit the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. New this year, guests can sell gold, silver, and platinum jewelry to A Golden Ticket for cash on the spot. (6:30–9:30 p.m.) Rudy's at Hollywood Beach Golf & Country Club, 1600 Johnson St., Hollywood: purchase tickets hereJill Scott at the Hard Rock Live
Soulful songstress and Grammy-winner Jill Scott takes the stage at the Hard Rock Live. Tickets begin at $49. 5747 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 954-797-5531; hardrocklivehollywoodfl.comThe Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project at the Adrienne Arsht Center
The Adrienne Arsht Center hosts the first of two Ballet Austin performances for the Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project. Artistic director Stephen Mills explores the life of a Holocaust survivor while also shining light on discrimination and human rights. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; arshtcenter.orgThe Second Annual Burgerliscious Festival
Over twenty Coral Gables restaurants will grill their signature burger specialties for the second annual Burgerliscious Festival. Samuel Adams and Brown-Forman will pour libations, while The Stage helps kick off Miami Music Month with a performance by Mad World Orchestra (6-10 p.m.). Ponce Circle Park, 2810 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; burgerliscious.com'Toledo/Toledo: Full Circle' Exhibit Opening
Miami Dade College's Museum of Art and Design will host a retrospective exhibition of the decades long collaboration between fashion designer Isabel Toledo and husband, artist Ruben Toledo. The exhibition, titled "Toledo/Toledo: Full Circle," will be located in the college's historic Freedom Tower. Through January 26, 2013. 600 Biscayne Blvd., 305-237-7700; mdc.eduDestination Fashion
Join Tom Brokaw, Tommy Lee Jones, Nacho Figueras, and a host of other celebrities and noteworthy Miamians for Destination Fashion, an exclusive fashion show, culinary event, silent auction, and concert to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis. The fashion-forward event will take place at Bal Harbour Shops, with a performance by Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull. 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour; email email@example.com or call 305-243-4665 for ticketsThe Miami Book Fair International
The Miami Book Fair International returns to Miami-Dade College, importing thousands of new novels, acclaimed artists, and literature aficionados. Headliners include actress-turned-author Molly Ringwald, interior designer Nate Berkus, and journalist Tom Wolfe. The popular street fair begins November 16. 401 N.E. 2nd Ave., Miami; miamibookfair.comThursdays at Cafeina Wynwood Lounge
Sumptuous eats and sweet jazz sounds fill the air every Thursday at Cafeina Wynwood Lounge. Live jazz dinner shows run at 8 p.m., 9:30 p.m., and 11 p.m. with no cover charge. 297 N.W. 23rd St., Miami, 305-438-0792; cafeinamiami.comThe Zenith Watches Best Buddies Miami Gala
Celebrate Best Buddies' expansion into Russia at the Zenith Watches Best Buddies Miami Gala. Taking place at the recently opened Marlins Park, the Gala's proceeds will support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Marlins Park; bestbuddiesmiamigala.orgMystery Dates
The event starts off with live music and cutting-edge contemporary art before guests are informed which art collector’s home they will be dining at for night. Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 770 NE. 125th St., 305.893.6211; mocanomi.orgJAFCO Motown Memories Gala
The JAFCO Motown Memories Gala promises an evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing to seven-piece band, and splendid live and silent auctions. Proceeds will benefit the JAFCO Children's Village and abused and neglected children in the South Florida community. $375 per person. (7:30 p.m.) Turnberry Isles Resort, 199991 West Country Club Dr., 954-749-7230 x 13; jafco.orgMiami Jazz Fest
Through November 18, the first-ever Miami Jazz Fest will rock the Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park. The festival will begin with a day of Brazilian jazz, featuring such performers as Trio da Paz and The Maucha Adnet Quintet, and continue on to highlight classic and old school jazz from a roster of 13 acts. 301 Biscayne Blvd., 305-405-JAZZ; miamijazzfest.comMadonna at the AmericanAirlines Arena
The one and only Madonna kicks off two nights of concerts at the AmericanAirlines Arena. Her MDNA tour has had its fair share of controversies, but we're positive the former Miami Beach resident will put on a show sure to please. madonna.comTalavera Celebrates Three Years
Talavera in celebrating three years of business in Coral Gables with a special "Best of Talavera" tasting menu through the month of November. Drop in for lunch or dinner to savor specials on fresh ceviche, beef tenderloin tipis, and more. 2299 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables, 305-444-2955; talaveraspot.com/talaveraSmall Business Saturday Takes Over Coral Gables
Small Business Saturday, sponsored by American Express, takes over Coral Gables to help bolster local businesses for the holiday shopping season. americanexpress.com/us/small-business/Shop-Small/Miami Short Film Festival
A weeklong celebration of short- format films, this festival features the works of filmmakers from all around the world. Though December 1.; miamishortfilmfestival.comSugarcane Raw Bar Grill Hosts "Dinner With Friends"
Add a little sweetness to your Monday night when Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill hosts its November edition of “Dinner With Friends” (7:30 p.m.), this time welcoming Hedy Goldsmith. Goldsmith is the executive pastry chef of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink and author of Baking Out Loud: Fun Desserts with Big Flavors. Tickets are $110. 3252 N.E. 1st Ave., 786-369-0353; sugarcanerawbargrill.comEddie Vedder
Front man Eddie Vedder goes Pearl Jam less. Glen Hansard of The Swell Season and the Frames join Vedder on stage for a concert that features covers as well as music from his album Ukulele Songs. Through December 1. Au-Rene Theater, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., 954-462-0222; browardcenter.org'The Nutcracker, a Magical New Play' Debuts
From famed ballet to re-imagined play, The Nutcracker, a Magical New Play debuts at the Adrienne Arsht Center. This family-friendly, classic tale gets a new spin via The House Theatre of Chicago. Tickets for the holiday-themed performance are $45. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.orgLuckyRice Festival
Chow down on Chino-Latino bites and sip a staggering array of craft cocktails by Bombay Sapphire East while admiring food art and cocktail installations at Miami's inaugural LuckyRice Festival. Tickets begin at $150. Soho Beach House, 4385 Collins Ave., 786-507-7900; luckyrice.comMiami Tennis Cup
Through December 2, the Miami Tennis Cup will bring daily matches between top ranked international players to a specially redesigned red, white, and blue stadium court at Crandon Park Tennis Center. Presented by Argentina's Group NOS, the roster includes John Isner, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Nicolás Almagro, Andy Murray, and Andy Roddick. Visit miamitenniscup.com for a complete match schedule. Tickets begin at $50 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster.
Cover shoot: Behind the scenes with Pitbull for the October 2014 issue of Ocean Drive magazine.