Now that Tropical Storm Emily is no longer a threat to South Florida, go out and have fun this weekend. Following is a roundup of events for you to choose from:
Miami Spice is back: It's that time of the year again when more than 100 of Miami's top restaurant offer mouth watering three course meals at a very affordable price. $22 for lunch $35 for dinner. Miami Spice is going on now through Sept. 30th. For a list of participating restaurants visit ilovemiamispice.com
Food Trucks: Food trucks invade the Fair & Expo Center( 10901 SW 24th St. in Miami) every Friday from 6 p.m. to 11p.m. Bring your blankets, chairs and even foldable tables to make it a party. Plenty of FREE parking. To check out the trucks that will be on sit go to miami-food-trucks.com
Get your funny on: You've seen him on Comedy Central's "Reality Bites Back" and on the Travel Channel's "Bert the Conqueror." Now you can see him in person at The Miami Improv Thursday through Sunday. Tickets are $17 for show times and to purchase tickets go to miamiimprov.com
Back to School Splash: The Falls shopping center is teaming up with South Florida Parenting to help you and your family get back to school. Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5pm The Falls (U.S. 1 & S.W. 136th St. in Miami) will be full of activities with bounce houses, water slides, arts and craft, sand castle building, Curious George will be on sight along with live entertainment and a fashion show by Macy's. It's FREE. For more information go to www.simon.com
Back to School: The Upper Room Ministries in Miami Gardens is teaming up with 99 Jamz to help you get ready for school. They will be giving away technology equipment, back packs, and school supplies all for FREE. Saturday, 11a.m. to 2 p.m. At Upper Room Ministries, 3800 N.W. 199th St.
Miami Gardens, Fla.
Miami Spa Month: Treat yourself this weekend to those luxury spa treatments we normally can't afford for half the price. It's all part of Miami Spa Month. Now through Aug. 31st you can exfoliate your skin, soak your footsies and wrap your mind around rest and relaxation for just $99. For a list of participating spas and treatments available visit miamispamonth.com
Cirque Eloize ID: Cirque du Soleil meets street entertainment in Cirque Eloize ID. The show explores the concept of individuality while combining theatrical music, urban dance, contortionists and more. The show is in town until Sept. 4th. Tickets range from $25 to $85. For more information visit arshtcenter.org
Generous Pour Wine Event: Celebrate your weekend with the popping of a cork! Nine corks to be exact. Now through Sept. 4 Capital Grille locations in South Florida are inviting you to the Generous Pour Wine Event. You can taste nine world class wines for just $25. Visit capitalgrille.com for more information and to reserve your table.
Understanding Women: Many guys would agree that women are a bit hard to figure out. Well, a South Florida show is trying to help you figure it out. Three women in "See Jane Run" take the audience through a funny and revealing journey to explain what makes a woman tick. The show is playing through August 14th at the Actor's Playhouse at the Miracle Theater in Coral Gables. For tickets visit actorsplayhouse.org.