5 Things to See and Do This Week

October 28, 2013 | by liana lozada | Pursuits

Essensia Restaurant
Slow Food Miami will host a Snail Social at Essensia. 

1. DO: Slow Food Miami's Snail Social
Monday, Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m.
Local nonprofit Slow Food Miami hosts its first Snail Social of the season at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge inside The Palms Hotel & Spa. Explore Essensia's organic chef's garden while enjoying specially priced refreshments and discussing the latest in slow food news. 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-908-5458


Lisa Mattson
Author Lisa Mattson will make an appearance at Books & Books Coral Gables. 

2. SEE: The Exes in My iPod Author Lisa Mattson
Saturday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m.
With inspiration from author Lisa Mattson's real life, The Exes in My iPod: A Playlist of the Men Who Rocked Me to Wine Country, follows a Miami waitress as she navigates a string of relationship disasters, each summed up by a song. Meet Mattson as she participates in a discussion with fellow author and dining critic Jen Karetnick at Books & Books Coral Gables. The book chat will include a complimentary wine flight. 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, 305-442-4408


Knaus Berry Farm
Knaus Berry Farm cinnamon buns. (photo: Depuhl)

3. DO: Knaus Berry Farm Reopens
Tuesday, Oct. 29
The beloved Knaus Berry Farm opens for its 2013-2014 season. Stop by for South Florida's best cinnamon buns, pickable strawberries, and delicious milkshakes. Remember to bring cash only as credit cards are not accepted at the farm. 15980 S.W. 248th St, Homestead, 305-247-0668


John Legend at Filmore
Soulful singer John Legend comes to The Fillmore. 

4. SEE: John Legend at The Fillmore
Sunday, Nov. 3, 8 p.m.
Grammy-winner and singer-songwriter John Legend serenades South Florida yet again, this time with a Sunday night performance at The Fillmore. Tickets begin at $57.50. 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach


Veuve Clicquot celebrates Halloween with a masquerade party. 

5. DO: Yelloween with Veuve Clicquot
Thursday, Oct. 31, 7-10 p.m.
Veuve Clicquot celebrates its 30th annual Yelloween party at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel's Soak rooftop. With $75 Veuve Clicquot bottles and $15 flutes, this year's event will be themed "Reveal Your Senses." Costumes are encouraged. For more information, email jbeja@loewshotels.com. 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

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