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May 2015
Things are blooming this May in the Riverwalk A&E District. There is so much to do, in fact, that we have created a “Day in The District itinerary” just for you! Take a day for yourself, bring a friend to discover how you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo all month long. We’ve got plenty more to do, and below is just a sampling …
River Ghost Tours
May 3, 24 and 31, weather permitting | 7:30pm
Historic Stranahan House Museum and Water Taxi offer an hour-long tour that includes a visit inside Stranahan House and a boat ride on the New River. You will be fascinated by the tales of spirits. Come along!
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Doktor Kaboom’s Live Wire!
The Electricity Tour
May 8 | 7:00pm
At the dawn of the 19th century, humankind first harnessed the power of electricity, the world changed and the journey still continues. Co-commissioned by the Kennedy Center, Doktor Kaboom's LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour is an original interactive science comedy show that explores the fundamentals of electrical energy and the history of humanity's adventures into its potential.
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Spanish Language Tours
May 9 | 10:00am — 11:30am
Whether you are a fluent Spanish speaker or just looking to brush up on your high school Spanish, the Bonnet House will be offering Spanish language tours of this magnificent home and lush gardens the second Saturday of each month. The tour is offered in groups of 15 to allow for questions and discussion, so don’t hesitate to book your reservation today. Read More >
Heart of Fort Lauderdale Segway Tour
Every Saturday and Sunday beginning
May 9 & 10 | 9:00am — 10:30am
Let us train you to ride a Segway, and you’ll be rolling through Fort Lauderdale’s scenic waterfront and charming neighborhood streets in no time. Enjoy fun facts and stories of a bygone era while riding this fun and easy-to-use vehicle, perfect for any age. It’s the best way to discover the city! Read More >
Mother’s Day Brunch at
Marti’s New River Bistro
Open every Saturday and Sunday,
May 10 | 10:00am — 2:00pm
Marti’s New River Bistro offers modern American cuisine with indoor and outdoor seating, and spectacular views. Marti’s serves a delightful weekend brunch with menu items featuring inspired new takes on traditional favorites such as Nutella French toast and a Bistro BLT with candied bacon. The inventive menu also includes crisp potato cakes topped with smoked salmon and lemon yogurt whip, jumbo lump crab cake eggs Benedict and southern fried chicken and maple waffles, as well as eggs and omelets made to order. Moms will be treated to a complimentary mimosa to help celebrate their special day. Read More >
War Horses: Helhesten and the
Danish Avant-Garde During WWII
Opening May 17
This is the first museum exhibition to focus on the Danish avant-garde group Helhesten (The Hell-Horse). The group was established in Copenhagen in 1941 by leading modernists of the period, who courageously created expressive abstract art and exhibited and published a journal together throughout the German occupation of Denmark from 1940—1945. Read More >
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