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It was all Chocolaty Good This Past Weekend at Fairchild!

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Coral Gables, FL, March 7, 2007-An amazing 11,000 visitors were in chocolate heaven this past weekend, March 3 & 4, as they celebrated the Fairchild's First Annual International Chocolate Festival. For two days, guests were immersed in the wonderful and diverse world of chocolate, from chocolate treats to tree sales, cooking demonstrations to chocolate sculpture competitions, kid's activities, a chocolate spa and more. "It just goes to show the amazing amount of enthusiasm and interest ...

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Fairchild Palms Gear up for New Orleans-Style Fun at Upcoming Crawfish Boil

Sunday, March 4, 2007

Coral Gables, FL, March 5, 2006- The Fairchild Palms in conjunction with Loyola University New Orleans present the 6th annual Crawfish Boil on Saturday, March 24, 2007 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Guests will enjoy fresh crawfish as well an array of down-home southern dishes such as jambalaya, fried catfish with cajun slaw, king cake,and a full bar sponsored by Peroni Italy and Bacardi U.S.A. Inc. The night includes the music of Will Thomas and the ...

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A Sweet First Day at Fairchild’s International Chocolate Festival

Friday, March 2, 2007

Coral Gables, FL, March 3, 2007- Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's International Chocolate Festival kicked off today and the turn-out has been, well, sweet. "Where else in Miami can you find chocolate in every form from breads to bon bons, amazing cooking demonstrations, music, even activities for the kids-all in a beautiful tropical setting like Fairchild?" commented a pleased guest. Over 4,000 visitors walked around all day enjoying chocolate inspired cuisine from the House of Chocolate ...

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Interesting Chocolate Facts

Monday, February 26, 2007

Coral Gables, FL, February 27, 2007-AsFairchild Tropical Botanic Garden gets ready for its first ever International Chocolate Festival this weekend, March 3 and 4, here are a few fun and interesting facts for the chocolate lovers in all of us. · Archeologists believe that the Mayan Indians of Central America cultivated cacao trees as early as the seventh century · In 1502 Christopher Columbus was the first European to come in contact with cacao · Twenty years after Columbus'...

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First Annual International Chocolate Festival to be Held at Fairchild

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Coral Gables, FL, February 16, 2007-Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is excited to announce its first annual International Chocolate Festival to be held on Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4, 2007. Join us for the celebration of that divine tropical plant, Theobroma cacao, the source of chocolate. For two days be immersed in the wonderful and diverse world of chocolate, from chocolate treats to tree sales, cooking demonstrations to chocolate sculpture competitions, kid's activities, a...

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Fairchild Hosts the National Tropical Botanical Garden in Joint Symposium

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Coral Gables, FL, February 14, 2007-Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (FTBG) is honored to host the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) in a collaborative symposium on Tuesday, February 27, 2007. In recent years the two institutions have developed an increasingly collaborative research agenda that focuses on palm biology and conservation. "I am delighted to host the board and staff of NTBG here at Fairchild and I am confident that this meeting will promote further collaborative ...

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MEDIA Q&A WITH DALE CHIHULY

Monday, December 11, 2006

Sunday, December 10, 2006 @ 10:30 AM First and Only Opportunity to Speak With Dale Chihuly About Newest Exhibition, Chihuly At Fairchild WHAT: World-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly will make a rare appearance to launch his exhibition and talk to the press about his work. This is the first time Chihuly has brought his famed glass installations to the same location twice, a choice he made because of the unique and colorful background Fairchild brings to his work. Fairchild's Board ...

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South Florida's ULTIMATE Holiday Light Show

Saturday, December 9, 2006

WHAT: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will open on Thursday evenings, giving visitors the opportunity to see Dale Chihuly's colorful blown glass sculptures illuminated under the stars at Tropical Chihuly Nights. The glass art exhibition will have expanded holiday hours this year, giving South Floridians the perfect place to spend time with family and friends and entertain visiting relatives over the holidays. Entertainment includes live music and performers. Food and beverages available...

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DALE CHIHULY MAKES AN UNPRECEDENTED RETURN

Thursday, November 30, 2006

World famous glass artist, Dale Chihuly, set to headline sculpture exhibition featuring works by internationally acclaimed artists Franz West, Mark Dion, Joshua Levine, Ursula von Rydingsvard, Michele Oka Doner, Daisy Youngblood and Wendy Wischer and the advanced sculpture students from Miami's New World School of the Arts Chihuly at Fairchild December 9, 2006 - May 31, 2007 Coral Gables, FL, October 24, 2006 - Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, one of the world's premier botanic gardens ...

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STEADY HANDS BEGIN SET UP OF CHIHULY GLASS AT FAIRCHILD

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

See the Installation of Thousands of Hand-Blown Chihuly Glass Pieces to Create Never-Before-Seen Towers and Nature-Inspired Sculptures Thursday, November 30, 2006 @ 10 a.m. WHAT: The installation process begins at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, as the famed Garden prepares to celebrate the unprecedented return of Dale Chihuly with a new and expanded exhibition opening December 9, 2006. This year, Chihuly will be joined by some of the world's most famous modern artists, including Franz ...

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