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Free Events This Week in Miami: Basel Closing Party, Tree Lighting, and 2 Fast 2 Furious

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With Basel behind you, it's likely you're feeling dehydrated, sleep-deprived and seriously sick of conversations about art. So. Much. Art speak.

You could probably use a break. But it's a brand new week, and the best time of the year in Miami, so this is no time to head into hibernation. Start fresh today with a whole host of free stuff to do (because you probably blew your budget on Basel), courtesy of Cultist.

See also: Meet Lena Marquise, the Performance Artist Behind the Vagina Phone Charger

Monday

  • Wynwood Hearts' Basel Closing Party at the LAB Miami: Get the skinny on Wynwood's brand new creative collective by checking out their interactive performance piece and local artist's marketplace.
  • Tuesday

  • BHA Tree Lighting at 1814 Brickell Park: Get into the holiday spirit and act like a little kid again. Sit on Santa's lap (or shake his hand, whatevs), mix, mingle, and bask in the glow of twinkly lights.
  • Wednesday

  • 2 Fast 2 Furious at Soundscape: Check out the fast and furious posse in the first of many sequels. RIP Paul Walker.
  • The Science Behind Science Fiction panel at Open Stage Club: Your friends at COSEE Florida, Nerd Nite Miami, and the Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival bring an expert panel to answer all your burning sci-fi fan questions.
  • Friday

  • Buskerfest in Downtown Miami: Even if you're Baseled out, stop by and check out some street performance. Local artists will be doing 45-minute sets of sweet tunes.
  • Victuals, Libations, and Song at the Wolfsonian: Cheese, beer and holiday cheer, all in the spirit of the WWI Christmas Truce of 1914. God bless us, everyone.
  • Meet Creative Director of MacKenzie-Childs at Neiman Marcus Merrick Park: If you've got bucks and you're all about high-end Christmas collecting (or if you're in to acting as if), join a meet and greet with MacKenzie-Childs creative director Rebecca Proctor as she chats about their new holiday collection.
  • Follow Hannah on Twitter @hannahgetshappy.

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