Upcoming FIU and Community Events This Week

“Walk on Water” flyer by FIU School of Architecture

By: Francine Canelo // Staff Writer

Even though the spooky season has passed, you’re sure to find FIU and community events that will keep you in the fall spirit. As the weather gets cooler, check out some of these outdoor events to enjoy the season, as well as events happening indoors for those humid days.

  1. Hay Maze Miami

Monday, November 1

Miami’s first Hay Maze is in downtown Miami and features an 80-foot by 80-foot maze. If you make it to the center of the maze, you’ll be able to get a photo-op in the leaf pit. For those that are 21 and older, the Beer Garden can also be enjoyed, with a selection of fine seasonal drafts. 


Downtown Miami


Oct. 22 – Nov. 7

Weekdays: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Weekends: 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.

  1. War, Poetry, and Theatre with Combat Hippies

Tuesday, November 2

The Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU and O, Miami are hosting a storytelling workshop about Combat Hippies, the all-military veteran theatre company based in Miami. The event is free for students to register. Joining the conversation is Anthony Torres, an Iraq War veteran, clinical therapist, and performance artist.


Via Zoom


7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  1. Healing w/ Crystals Workshop

Wednesday, November 3

FIU’s Healthy Living is having a workshop on how to use crystals for healing. If you’re interested, the event will be held at GL and is open to students. The purpose of the workshop is for students to learn how to use crystals to aid their healing processes.


GL 220


1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  1. Walk on Water

Thursday, November 4

FIU Architecture students are participating in the annual Walk on Water. The FIU Architecture students design, build, and test shoes that will let them walk the length of the Green Lake by the Green Library. The race is open for students, faculty, and staff.It’s open for the general public to observe.


Green Lake


11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  1. Robert Andy Coombs – Notions of Care presented at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Thursday, November 4

Coombs presents the intersection of his sexuality and his disability in the exhibit open until November 7. The photographer’s series offers an intimate look at his life, challenging viewers to challenge their perceptions of slurs and stereotypes.


Philip & Patricia Frost Art Museum


11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  1. Florida Guitar Foundation’s Open Mic Night at the Coral Gables Museum

Friday, November 5

The Coral Gables Museum in collaboration with the Florida Guitar Foundation is hosting an Open Mic Night in the Community Meeting Room of the Museum. If you would like to participate, you can register online. Members of the public are encouraged to join in the crowd if they want to enjoy an evening of music.


Coral Gables Museum

When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  1. Santa’s Enchanted Forest

Saturday, November 6

Santa’s Enchanted Forest opened on Nov. 4 and has relocated to Hialeah Park. The slogan remains the same though, “one ticket, all rides free”. The park offers it’s signature rides, attractions, food stalls, and shows. Santa’s Enchanted Forest is also open during the holidays this season.


Hialeah Park


5 p.m. to 12 a.m.

  1. Miami Sweet at Aventura Mall

Sunday, November 7

Miami Sweet is an interactive installment in Aventura Mall. The multiple playgrounds boast different themes surrounding candy. Guests can also enjoy photo-op moments throughout the installation and enjoy the candy store and gift shop. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.

Aventura Mall


11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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