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For Immediate Release:
March 01, 2011

Media Contact:
Cathy Guerra
ferrec@miamidade.gov
305-325-1668



Experience the Deering Estate at Cutler Overnight At The Deering Estate "Spookover"


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
The historic Deering Estate at Cutler offers a variety of night time programs including the Deering Estate "SPOOKOVER" on Saturday, March 26th from 11 pm to 4 am. Guests will have the rare opportunity to experience the Deering Estate overnight! The League of Paranormal Investigators will lead guests on a paranormal investigation of the historic houses and main grounds. The Deering Estate at Cutler offers other night time programs such as the Nite Hike, "Voices of the Past" Ghost Story Tour, and the Moonlight Canoe Tour.

  • NITE HIKE
    THURSDAY, MARCH 17 (3rd Thursday of each month)
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm; $12 for adults & $7 for children (ages 4-14).
    Walking down the tropical hardwood hammock trail at dusk takes on a whole new meaning to the exploration of the natural areas. This hike offers guests a rare opportunity to view the woods and its wildlife as it comes to life at night. Listen for great horned owls and eastern screech-owls along the way.
  • GHOST STORY TOUR- "VOICES OF THE PAST" (3rd Thursday of each month).
    THURSDAY, MARCH 17
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm; $15 per person.
    Everyone loves a great Ghost Story! In partnership with the League of Paranormal Investigators, learn about the many "Voices of the Past" that have lived in our community. Hear about the sightings and experiences from the actual paranormal investigation of the Deering Estate.
  • MOONLIGHT CANOE TOUR
    MONDAY, MARCH 21 & TUESDAY, MARCH 22
    (held monthly; visit the Deering Estate website for future dates).
    7:00 pm to 11:00 pm; $40 for adults (ages 18 and older).
    Space is limited; reservations required.
    Take a canoe tour across Biscayne Bay to Chicken Key under the light of the full moon! A Deering Education and Interpretive Staff Member will accompany you to Chicken Key while sharing some of the ecological facts of the bay. This nighttime adventure includes a campfire and s'mores on the island.
  • DEERING ESTATE "SPOOKOVER"
    SATURDAY, MARCH 26
    11:00 pm to 4:00 am; $65 per person.
    When the lights go out, the League of Paranormal Investigators will lead guests on a paranormal investigation of the historic houses and main grounds. A light breakfast will be served. Please note: this program contains mature subject matter.

    Tickets can be purchased by calling the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233. For more information please visit www.deeringestate.org.

    About the Deering Estate at Cutler
    The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily with admission to the Estate. EcoAdventure Tours are also offered throughout the year for an additional fee. For more information on the Deering Estate's educational and cultural programs, please visit www.deeringestate.org.


 

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