Thursday, February 7, 2008

Daily Candy Weekend Guide February 8-10 2008

The Weekend Guide
What to Do This Weekend

Sing your heart out.

Mavis Staples
What: The iconic gospel singer performs with the Blind Boys of Alabama.
Why: Do some soul searching.
When: Sun., 4 p.m.
Where: Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. (305-949-6722).

Books and Bubbly
What: Champagne, live music, and a reading by Ingrid Hoffmann from her cookbook, Simply Delicioso.
Why: We got the fever for the sabor.
When: Sat., 4 p.m.
Where: Books & Books, Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave. (305-864-4241).

Travelzoo’s Top 20® List
What: The definitive list of the week’s best travel deals discovered by Travelzoo’s top-notch experts.
Why: The Travelzoo team researches tons of deals (airfare, hotels, cruises, car rentals, and packages) such as this one from Orbitz: $95 and up — Airlines cut fares over President’s Day weekend.
When: Weekly.
Where: Your in-box. Signing up is easy and free!

Upper Eastside Flowers Grand Opening
What: Pick up fresh stems, plus free T-shirts and mini golf.
Why: This bud’s for you.
When: Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 7244 Biscayne Blvd. (305-308-0151).

Ted Baker Grand Opening
What: The British label opens its Miami flagship boutique.
Why: Celebrate the gift of garb.
When: Thurs., 6-9 p.m.
Where: Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd. R.S.V.P. to 305-864-3434, ext. 199.

Wok Star
What: Chef Eleanor Hoh teaches you to stir-fry like a pro.
Why: She’s a veggie delight.
When: Sat., noon-3 p.m.
Where: La Cuisine Gourmet, 50 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. R.S.V.P. to or 305-865-9297.

Free Facials at Green Grass
What: Clean those pores and take home a Dermalogica goodie bag.
Why: Oil’s for J.R. Ewing.
When: Sat., 2-6 p.m. (No appointment necessary.)
Where: 54 SW 10th St., Brickell (305-373-7423).

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