With spring in full bloom, there is an array of performances, concerts, outdoor festivals and family-friendly events ready to be explored. Spend an hour or the day at the Bonnet House’s International Orchid & Garden Festival and enjoy lectures, food vendors, live music, and a plethora of plants and decorative gardening items for sale. For our younger guests, Mowgli’s Jungle Adventure at the Historic Stranahan House may be just the ticket, with interactive storytelling, crafts and snacks. The District sparkles at night! For non-stop laughter, you may want to RSVP to the craziest Italian wedding in history; listen to the sounds of music royalty, Queen; honor a history maker, or visit a few masters while enjoying Starry Nights at the Museum. And these are just for starters! Our suggestion: Hop to it and browse our complete calendar of happenings, and fill your Easter basket with discovery and adventure @#DoTheDistrict. Visit www.riverwalkae.com.

Honor Mom this Mother’s Day and enter our giveaway that helps celebrate this special lady while you vie for the chance to win The District’s Stay, Play & Ride Package, for a three-day/two-night getaway. Click here for entry details.

 
 
April Highlights
 
April 4–14
“Tony n' Tina’s Wedding”
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Matinee and evening performances
$67.50–$77.50 per ticket
April 6 & 7
International Orchid & Garden Festival
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
9:00am–4:00pm
$10; free parking

 

April 11
Free First Thursdays Starry Nights
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
4:00pm–8:00pm
Free
April 27
Mowgli’s Jungle Adventure
Historic Stranahan House Museum
10:30am–Noon
$20 per one adult and child, $15 for each additional child
 
History Makers 2019 Fundraiser
History Fort Lauderdale
6:00pm
$100 per person
The Forman Family, Broward County pioneers and early developers, will be honored with a History Makers Legacy Award; and Fort Lauderdale Commissioner District #2 Steven Glassman will be honored as the Historic Preservation History Maker of the Year at this special fundraiser. The event commends individuals who have made an impact on the growth of the City of Fort Lauderdale. This year’s event will also celebrate the city’s 108th birthday with cocktails, food stations and entertainment on the downtown Fort Lauderdale campus. RSVP here or via email at info@flhc.org. Seating is limited.
 
 
 
“One Night of Queen” performed by Gary Mullen and The Works
Parker Playhouse
8:00pm
$38–$58 per ticket
Recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of Queen and its legendary frontman Freddie Mercury, this tribute band showcases rock royalty’s greatest hits with amazing authenticity. You’ll relive all the classics like “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Killer Queen,” “We Are the Champions” and many more. Known for their staggeringly convincing shows, Gary Mullen and The Works returns with a complete two-hour Queen concert that is guaranteed to rock you!
 
 
 
Photo Of the Month
Photo of the month
 
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ President and CEO Kelley Shanley interviewed “Dear Evan Hansen” playwright Steven Levenson at the David Posnack JCC, as part of the Center’s Cultural Arts Series. Levenson, who also wrote the newly published novel by the same name, engaged in a lively talk back on the book, and the phenomenal success that the musical has enjoyed since its debut. “Dear Evan Hansen” made its South Florida debut at the Broward Center on March 26 and plays through April 7.
 
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The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment Consortium is supported by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau. For additional cultural events happening throughout Broward County please visit ArtsCalendar.com.
 
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