February Best Bets

What to Do This Month in the Gables

“jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville”

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A heartwarming musical comedy for the whole family, “Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville’’ revolves around a part-time bartender and singer who falls in love with a tourist. The show is based on Buffet’s music and features beloved classics like “Cheeseburger in Paradise,’’ “Margaritaville,” and “It’s Five O’clock Somewhere,” as well as original songs. The Actors’ Playhouse production is running at the Miracle Theatre from February 1 to 26, with performances Wednesday through Sunday. Tickets start at $40. 280 Miracle Mile. actorsplayhouse.org.

Burgerliscious Block Party

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On February 9, Burgerliscious is back and bigger than ever. From 5:30 to 9:30 pm at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, this mouth-watering block party will serve up burgers and sides from all your favorite carnivorous Coral Gables restaurants. Tickets are $50 for Chamber members, $60 for non-members, and $225 for a five pack. 201 Alhambra Cir. burgerliscious.com.

Candlelight Concert: Valentine’s Day Special

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Celebrate love at the Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables on February 10 with Candlelight Concert’s Valentine’s Day Special. The romantic concert performed by the Listeso String Quartet at 6:30 and 9 pm will feature swoon-worthy classics like “Moon River’’ from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” Debussy’s “Clair de Lune,” and “My Heart Will Go On” from “Titanic.” Tickets start at $50. 180 Aragon Ave. candlelightexperience.com.

Coral Gables Farmer’s Market

It’s farmer’s market season in the City Beautiful! Every Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm through March 25, the street outside City Hall will be shut down to showcase an array of local vendors’ produce, baked goods, plants, and other foods and drinks. All are welcome to stop by and shop local. 405 Biltmore Way.

“A Doll’s House, Part 2 “

“A Doll’s House, Part 2” is Lucas Hnath’s sequel to Henrik Ibsen’s revolutionary three-act play. Set in the late 1800s, the story follows Nora, a wife and mother who has a favor to ask the family she abandoned 15 years prior. Filled with awkward moments and bristling stand-offs, this GableStage production will make you ponder questions about marriage, gender equality, and human rights. Runs from February 24 through March 19. Tickets start at $40. 1200 Anastasia Ave #230. gablestage.org.

Convergence Frost Symphony Orchestra

February Best Bets - The University of Miami Frost Symphony Orchestra performed at the Maurice Gusman Concert Hall on the UM campus in Coral Gables on Sept 14th, 2019. Photo by Mitchell Zachs

At 7:30 pm on February 11, the Frost Symphony Orchestra will bring together three compositions in “Convergence” at the University of Miami’s Gusman Hall. The concert will begin with Bright Sheng’s “Tibetan Swing,” which blends long sleeve-swinging and the rhythmic foot stomps of Tibetan music. It’ll be followed by a performance of Ginastera’s “Harp Concerto, Op. 5” by the 2022 FSO Harp Concerto Competition winner, and will conclude with Prokofiev’s fifth symphony, known for its use of hidden messages and jabs at the Soviet authoritarian state. Tickets start at $10. 1314 Miller Dr. events.miami.edu.

14th Annual Tour of Kitchens

The Tour of Kitchens is an annual self-guided tour of some of the most beautiful homes and kitchens in Coral Gables. Put on by the Coral Gables Community Foundation, this year’s 14th annual tour takes place on February 11 from 9 am to 4 pm. Starting at the courtyard in the Shops at Merrick Park, guests will have the opportunity to take a closer look at the City Beautiful’s stunning residences while indulging in bites and sips from local brands. Proceeds benefit the Community Foundation’s education scholarships. Tickets start at $125. 358 San Lorenzo Ave. gablesfoundation.org.

Best Reason to Leave the Gables: Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show

From February 15 to 19, the International Miami Boat Show and Miami Yacht Show are teaming up to create the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, the largest boat and yacht show in the world! With everything from kayaks to super yachts, the expo takes place in multiple locations, including the Miami Beach Convention Center, Pride Park, One Herald Plaza, and three different marinas. One-day tickets to the event start at $42 for adults, $16 for kids, and go as high as $325 for VIPs. For tickets and the full schedule, visit miamiboatshow.com.