Miami Book Fair International
What: Bibliophiles, unite. Author Tom Wolfe kicks off the fest with a discussion on his new Miami-based latest, Back to Blood. Find more than 300 other writers (Molly Ringwald, Junot Diaz, James Patterson, and Lemony Snicket) dishing the dirt on their most recent works. Give your novel in the works legs at the Miami Writers Institute Workshop. Plus, scoop up new and rare books at the street fair (Nov. 16-18).
Why: You’ve got The Right Stuff.
When: Sun.-Nov. 18.
Where: Miami-Dade College, Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave. Author readings tickets ($10) at miamibookfair.com. Street fair tickets ($10) at the door.
What: Clean out your closet, rent a table at the pop-up indoor market, and make an extra buck — which you can turn around and spend on accessories, home decor, and clothes from neighboring tables.
Why: Save 15 percent on all items when you shop the racks at Touch Boutique during the tag sale.
When: Sat., 9-11 a.m.
Where: 7231 Biscayne Blvd. (786-235-8633). To attend or reserve a table ($15), R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
What: Get a head start on holiday shopping with the jewelry designer’s envelope or skull charm necklaces, layered bracelets, and gold-detailed pieces.
Why: Take 20 percent off any piece from the collection when you mention DailyCandy at the register.
When: Thru Dec. 25.
Where: Rebel Miami, 6669 Biscayne Blvd. (305-758-2369).
What: The “I Try” singer makes her only Florida appearance of the year as part of the Live at Knight series.
Why: Sing along to oldies but goodies, as well as newbies from her latest album, Covered.
When: Tonight, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Tickets ($35-$100) at 305-949-6722 or arshtcenter.org.
What: Miami finally gets its first permanent fix from the Swedish trend packer. Hit the revamped Lincoln Center for two floors and more than 24,000 square feet of cheap retail therapy.
Why: The first 500 shoppers in line score an Access to Fashion pass (ranging $10-$500). There will also be giveaways and opening deals.
When: Today, noon-10 p.m.
Where: 551 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach (855-466-7467).
What: The fundraiser begins with Amtrac music, food, drinks, and a neon theme; it concludes by raffling off more than 70 original artworks.
Why: Cross your fingers to win a piece by Jean-Paul Mallozzi, Carolina Rojas, or 131 Projects.
When: Fri., 7-11:30 p.m.
Where: Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32nd St. (305-576-2828). Tickets ($45) at clickandpledge.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Miami Book Fair International