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13th Annual Orchid Festival arrives this weekend

Everything you always wanted to know about orchids comes to South Florida this weekend at the 13th Annual International Orchid Festival, with more than 10,000 plants for sale, dozens of lectures, information on growing and caring for orchids, and plenty of kid-friendly activities; 9:30 a.m. Friday to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables; 305-667-1651 or; $25, $18 seniors, $12 kids 6-17, free 5 and under.