Best Events in October

Rent a Horror Film

Even though there will be no pumpkin patches or haunted houses this Halloween, we can still get in the spooky season spirit with a good old fashioned scary movie. The Gables Cinema Drive-In has two classics: “House on Haunted Hill” and “Night of the Living Dead.” Both are available on their website,, free of charge.

Best Bets for October

Halloween Trick or Treat Caravan

Celebrate Halloween while following social distancing with the City of Coral Gables trick or treat caravan. Dress up in costume, decorate your car and go to the Youth Center where Count Dracula, the Mummy and Frankenstein will be handing out candy. Saturday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $10 per vehicle and must be purchased in advance at Trick or treaters must stay inside their vehicles and wear a mask or face covering.

Books & Books’ Virtual Author Series

The independent bookstore continues with its virtual author series. October’s lineup includes author Amy Paige Condon in conversation with Dr. Gregory Bush and Craig Baggs, son of the late editor of the Miami News, Bill Baggs. It also includes former U.S. Senator Connie Mack in conversation with Jeb Bush, (shown right). Go to for a full listing and to register for events.

Best Bets for October - virtual author series