Ten Things to Do in Miami This Week for $10 or Less

If you haven't already, don't forget to vote Tuesday. It's important, and it's free.
If you haven't already, don't forget to vote Tuesday. It's important, and it's free.

Happy Monday, Miami. This week brings plenty of events, and the best part is they all cost less than $10. Prepare for tomorrow's election with a visit to the White House Bounce House; then watch the election showdown in good company at O Cinema Tuesday night.

White House Bounce House at Florida International University
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, free
Election Day is one day away. Get in the spirit by visiting a caravan with an adult-size bounce house in the shape of the White House parked outside the Graham Center Ballrooms at Florida International University. Meant to engage Miami voters on issues of extreme poverty, the caravan is sponsored by ONE, a nonpartisan organization dedicated to fighting extreme poverty, especially in Africa.

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Courtesy of Stuart Sheldon

Political Art Tour in Wynwood
7 p.m. Monday, free
With Election Day less than 24 hours away, tour Wynwood's political art tonight. The program begins at 7 p.m. at Macaya Gallery (145 NW 36th St., Miami). Snag refreshments as you explore Stuart Sheldon’s political exhibition "I’m With the Banned." At 8 p.m., travel to Panther Coffee (2390 NW Second Ave., Miami) for the debut of ForFreedoms.org's 100-foot political wall mural. For more information, visit Facebook.

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Illustration by Pete Ryan

Election Night Garden Watch Party at O Cinema
7 p.m. Tuesday, free
Watch the election results in good company at O Cinema. Plus, Kevin Wynn from the Wolfson Archives will screen hilarious and strange election coverage footage from the '60s, '70s, and '80s. It doesn't matter whether you’re rooting for red or blue, the event is open to everyone.

Head to the Yard Tuesday for Taps & Tunes and Wednesday for Pilates.
Head to the Yard Tuesday for Taps & Tunes and Wednesday for Pilates.
Photo by Masson Liang

Upcoming Events

Taps & Tunes at the Wynwood Yard
7 p.m. Tuesday, free
Prism Creative Group's series Taps & Tunes returns to the Yard Tuesday night. The event brings local and live singer-songwriters and craft beer together to spice up your day. This week, get ready for a performance by Robbie Elias.

Pilates at the Wynwood Yard
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, free
Take advantage of a free Pilates session hosted by the Pilates Place at the Wynwood Yard. The strength-building session welcomes all levels. Bring a mat.

Head to Olympia Theater Wednesday for In the Lobby Lounge.
Head to Olympia Theater Wednesday for In the Lobby Lounge.
Courtesy of the Olympia Theater

In the Lobby Lounge at Olympia Theater
6 p.m. Wednesday, free
This Wednesday, head to Olympia Theater for another iteration of In the Lobby Lounge. Get jazzy when the Great American Songbook will be presented by New World Symphony and Jim Gasior.  Doors open at 6 p.m., and music begins at 6:30.

Opening Night at Lock Art Gallery
6 p.m. Thursday, free
A new gallery is coming to Wynwood. Lock Art Gallery will throw a grand-opening event Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m.  The gallery features two- and three-dimensional art inside a locksmith-inspired space. The opening will include resident artist and gallery director Santiago Bentacur Z, who will demonstrate live painting. Free parking is available.

Powerpoint Karaoke at Venture Cafe
7 p.m. Thursday, free
Powerpoint karaoke returns Thursday night. It works like this: One presenter at a time will be given a random subject, such as “the great startup” or “why kittens are better than puppies.” He or she is expected to make up a presentation on the spot with ten random auto-advancing slides that have nothing to do with the subject. One slide might be a picture of The Simpsons or an inspirational quote. For more information, visit thenewtropic.com.

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Rooftop Unplugged at the Filling Station Lofts
7 p.m. Thursday, free
The Arts & Entertainment District's concert series Rooftop Unplugged returns Thursday evening. At the Filling Station's newly renovated rooftop pool, jam out to tunes and take in the view of the Miami skyline. If you're hungry, snag an ice-cream sandwich from Wynwood Parlor, which will be onsite for the night. The event, which begins at 7 p.m., is free, but RSVP is required.

VetFest at Mana Wynwood
5 p.m. Friday, $10, free for veterans
Our veterans don't get enough love. Show them you care this Veterans Day by chowing down on local food, enjoying live music, and taking selfies in front of cool art. How does a night out on the town help Miami's veterans? Simply buy a ticket to VetFest and let Swarm (the event agency behind Grovetoberfest and Wynwood Life), and DNA Entertainment do the rest.

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Related Locations

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Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique Campus

11200 SW 8th St.
Miami, FL 33199

305-348-2000

www.fiu.edu

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The Wynwood Yard

56 NW 29th St
Miami, Florida 33127

305-447-8678

thewynwoodyard.com

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O Cinema Wynwood

90 NW 29th St.
Miami, FL 33127

305-571-9970

www.o-cinema.org

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Olympia Theater

174 E. Flagler St.
Miami, FL 33131

305-372-0925

www.olympiatheater.org

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Venture Cafe Miami

1951 NW 7th Ave., Suite 300
Miami, FL

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Filling Station Lofts

1657 N. Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33132

aedistrictmiami.com

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Mana Wynwood

318 NW 23rd St.
Miami, FL 33127

305-573-0371

www.manawynwood.com


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