As the seasons change, the Riverwalk A&E District Fort Lauderdale continues to offer new and exciting activities for South Florida locals and visitors alike to enjoy. From “The Art of Wine & Food: Harvest Wines of Santa Barbara” at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, to “It Was Fifty Years Ago today” ― A Tribute to The Beatles’ White Album at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, there are so many things to do in Fort Lauderdale this month. View The District’s listing of September events, and read on to learn more about just a few of the fun-filled things to check out this month.
It’s the last chance to book The District’s popular Stay, Play & Ride Package, which concludes Monday, Sept. 30. The package combines some of Fort Lauderdale’s exciting activities with deluxe accommodations, superb shopping and much more.
What a wonderful month to taste fall varietals of wine, paired with small bites! At “The Art of Wine & Food: Harvest Wines of Santa Barbara” on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. at NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, experience an evening of wines from the Santa Barbara region with Michael Lohwasser from Jackson Family Wines. Arrive early at 5:30 p.m. for a docent-led tour of the highlights of the “Remember to React” exhibition. $30–$40 per person. RSVP at 954-262-0258 or here.
On Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m.–4 p.m., guests can visit Bonnet House Museum & Gardens at the price of only $10 for adults and free for children 12 and under ― thanks to Cool Saturdays. Every first Saturday of the month from July through October, visitors can explore this whimsical house and its beautiful grounds. No other discounts apply. Tickets available at the door.
Dave Koz & Friends will take the stage at Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m., with their “Summer Horns II From A To Z.” The show will reprise their initial tribute to the great horn sections of soul, jazz and pop. $44–$89 per ticket.
Former Florida Senator George S. LeMieux will share his knowledge of some of Florida’s most important and influential individuals at the Tuesday, Sept. 17 History Happy Hour: Senator George LeMieux. The event will take place at Historic Stranahan House Museum from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy complimentary light bites, wine, museum tours and more. Senator LeMieux will be signing copies of his book “Florida Made: The 25 Most Important Figures Who Shaped the State.” Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 954-524-4736 or clicking here.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ White Album, Flower Power Concerts, Inc. presents “It Was Fifty Years Ago Today” – A Tribute to The Beatles’ White Album. On Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Christopher Cross, Todd Rundgren, Micky Dolenz (The Monkees), Jason Scheff (Chicago) and Joey Molland (Badfinger) will perform their greatest hits, as well as songs from The Beatles’ White Album. $39.50–$79.50 per ticket.
September 1–30 is Broward Attractions and Museums Month (BAMM), when visitors may buy one admission and get a second admission for free to 18 participating museums and attractions in Broward County, while four additional museums offer free admission. This is all part of the BAMM promotion.
Looking ahead to Tuesday, Oct. 1, the exhibition “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” will debut at History Fort Lauderdale (New River Inn). A new major permanent exhibition, it depicts the story of Fort Lauderdale as told through The Bryans, a family who shaped its progression from vegetable farms to a major metropolis. Entry to the exhibition is free with History Fort Lauderdale general admission.
Welcome autumn with a trip to The District in September! Read over this month’s calendar of events and #DoTheDistrict!