01/13/2012 10:53 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Best Miami Events This Weekend

When you're not navigating around the Republican presidential hopefuls in town this weekend, spend your free time at a few of the Miami events below.

Art lovers have their choice of an art walk, art fair, or new major art exhibit. Outdoors types can worship at the foot of Art Deco or dine on local fare at a farm down south.

And a New York fashionista is in town to tell you whether your high-waisted shorts are still appropriate hipster attire.

Art Deco Weekend
Friday through Sunday
Ocean Drive

A celebration of the arts and culture of the Art Deco era, this annual festival has been held in South Beach for the past 35 years. See fashion shows, design expos, films, and live music performances throughout the weekend. Don't miss the street parade on Saturday.

Miami International Art Fair
Through Monday
SeaFair, Intercontinental Hotel Dock
Tickets: $15

Catch art by Damien Hirst, Olek, and Matsueda Yuki on a mega yacht docked off Miami's downtown. Read more about the Miami International Art Fair and see art highlights here.

Man Repeller Friday at 5:30 and Sunday at 12 p.m. The Webster Tickets: Friday, $100; Sunday, Free Fashion blogger, the Man Repeller AKA Leandra Medine, will offer one-on-one styling tips at a ticketed event on Friday. Sunday you can hear her talk fashion at a free event again at the Webster.

Second Saturday Art Walk
Saturday, 6 p.m.
Wynwood and Design District

See straggler shows from Art Basel week as well a few new openings at this weekend's Second Saturday Art Walk. Read about our top picks here.

Dana Schutz: If the Face Had Wheels
Through February 26
Miami Art Museum
Tickets: $8

Visit the Miami Art Museum's Dana Schutz: If the Face Had Wheels exhibit this Saturday (see highlights here) and then head to the Standard for the free Dana Schutz Playlist Party on Sunday at 8 p.m.

Dave Barry Saturday, 6 p.m. Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale Award-winning humorists Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel discuss their new collaborative novel, Lunatics. The political satire lampoons everything from Sarah Palin to Chuck E. Cheese.

Brunch in Paradise
Sunday, 11 a.m.
Paradise Farms
Tickets: $53

Tour this organic, beautiful farm in Homestead and then take a seat for the 12 p.m. brunch. Sample fresh eggs, homemade yogurt, seasonal fruit, and other organic treats -- a majority of the good eats are pulled from the farm itself.