During the month of thanks, we at Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District are pleased to show our appreciation for all of our readers, fans and followers, who continue to enjoy the incredible culture that our partners continue to offer, month after month, year after year. In November, get ready to enjoy a bounty of events, perfect for all ages! Following are a few examples of November’s offerings:
“Peter & the Starcatcher” takes the stage at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Thursday, Nov. 9–Sunday, Nov. 26, during matinee and evening performances. The winner of five Tony Awards®, the theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s best-selling novels is the story of how a sad orphan becomes The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (Peter Pan, himself, of course!) $45 per ticket.
Showcasing artist Frank Stella’s 60-year career from the later 1950s to the present, the “Frank Stella: Experiment and Change” opening reception on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 6–8 p.m. will take place at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. The exhibition features 300 paintings, relief sculptures and drawings. $25 per person.
Native American Heritage Month (November) is the perfect time to meet the artists of Fort Lauderdale Historical Society’s new exhibition, “Seminole Women Artists.” On Saturday, Nov. 14 from 6–8 p.m., a theatrical mixed media performance by Colorful Warrior Theatre will be followed by an artist talk, to honor this groundbreaking exhibition. Free with museum admission.
On Thursday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m., Florida Grand Opera presents “Lucia di Lammermoor” at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. This haunting, atmospheric opera amazes with crumbling castles and ghostly apparitions. Each program is accompanied by a pre-show lecture an hour before curtain, with a talk-back session immediately following the performance. $69–$200 per ticket.
Orchids and fruit trees and more; oh my! Looking ahead, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens’ 11th annual Orchid Festival, taking place Saturday, Dec. 2 and Sunday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m.–4 p.m., is a wonderful treat. It features orchids, exotics, fruit trees, butterfly garden plants, edible bites, libations, garden art, lectures, orchid displays, a farmer’s market and much more. $12–$15. Children 12 & under are free.
Take a step back in history through the Guided House Tours at Historic Stranahan House. Offered daily at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., the tours tell the story of the birth of Fort Lauderdale and the lives of the two extraordinary people who helped to build it. The Stranahan House is the oldest and most historically significant structure in Broward County. $12 for adults, $11 for seniors, and $7 for students.
Need some help regarding how to explore The District? Just click on our fall itinerary, which we have created just for you (plus, it even includes some tips about how to dress!)
The District is pleased to offer a feast of events this November — so dig in and enjoy them to the fullest!