Barnacle holding Commodore's birthday party
In 1874, the Commodore met William Brickell in New York where Brickell told him about Miami and Coconut Grove. In 1877, the Commodore visited for the first time. In 1879, he and his family moved to Coconut Grove. His wife Eva passed away in 1882 and her grave is in its original location, right in front of the Coconut Grove library on McFarlane Road.
But this party is about celebrating the Commodore's life. There will be a buffet, cake, live music and a silent auction.
The event is Sunday, March 30 from 6 to 9 pm.
Admission: With advance reservations made by March 26th: $40 for members of The Barnacle Society, $45 for non-members, and $10 for children 10 and under. $55 per person at the gate.
The Barnacle is located at 3485 Main Highway. Info: 305-442-6866
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