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Experience the Luck of The District in March!

Published on Feb 24, 2020 by Riverwalk Arts Entertainment District

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At the Riverwalk A&E District Fort Lauderdale, our pot of gold at the end of the rainbow is a collection of spectacular cultural events and activities! You’ll find good luck at The District In March, where there’s a fun-filled lineup of things to do in Fort Lauderdale. Check out NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale’s Art of Wine & Food: “Magic of Spring,” Bonnet House Museum & Garden’s Concert Under the Stars with the Lynn University String Quartet, Slow Burn Theater’s “Ragtime” at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, and much more!

Are you a visitor to the delightful land of Fort Lauderdale, or a local seeking some good cultural fortune? Look no further than The District’s March events listing. Keep reading for a look at a sample of what’s happening this month at The District.

Try your hand at art during the Thursday, March 5 Free First Thursdays Starry Nights at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, 4–8 p.m. Peruse the museum’s current exhibitions and enjoy drop-in art workshops for all ages. Plus, enjoy 2-for-1 drinks in the Museum Café! Presented by AutoNation the first Thursday of every month. Free.

You don’t want to miss the Art of Wine & Food: “Magic of Spring” at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, also on Thursday March 5, from 6–8 p.m. Sample and compare four delicious wines, along with small bites to pair with each wine. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. for a docent-led tour of highlights of the exhibition “Happy!” $30–$40.

History Fort Lauderdale is hosting the exhibition “Through the Sawgrass: Women Impacting South Florida History.” Opening on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m., the exhibition by award-winning photographer Lisette Morales will kick off with a keynote by Miccosukee Grandmother Betty Osceola and an introduction by Pachamama SWFL co-founder Holley Rauen. Free with general museum admission.

Listen to the sweet sounds of the Lynn University String Quarter at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens’ Thursday, March 12, 6:30 p.m. Concert Under the Stars. Presented by The Haller Foundation, the event features a live performance on the beautiful Bonnet House Estate with a signature cocktail, wine & cheese. Starting at $45.

On Tuesday, March 17 from 5:30–7:30 p.m., learn about South Florida’s wild years during Prohibition at History Happy Hour: “Hypocrite’s Row: How South Florida Mocked Prohibition” at Historic Stranahan House Museum. Enjoy light snacks, wine, museum tours and history. $15–$20.

“The Choir of Man” takes the stage at Parker Playhouse on Friday, March 20 at 8 p.m. Known as “the ultimate feel-good show,” “The Choir of Man” is a party, concert and good time within the setting of a working pub. It features a multi-talented cast of nine handsome blokes. $23–$97.

Presented by Slow Burn Theater, and based on E.L. Doctorow’s distinguished novel, “Ragtime” is an award-winning, truly unique and powerful portrait of America. It’s on stage at Broward Center for the Performing Arts Friday, March 20–Sunday, April 5, matinee and evening performances. $49–$65.

The Friday, March 27, 2020 Pineapple Jam: “A Party in Paradise for Preservation” at Historic Stranahan House Museum is a spectacular fundraising event that includes an open bar, live music, gourmet food with a Floribbean twist, and a silent auction. It takes place from 6–10 p.m. All proceeds benefit Historic Stranahan House Museum. $150.

History Fort Lauderdale’s Tuesday, March 31, 25th Annual History Makers event at Superyacht Pavilion at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina, starting at 6 p.m., will feature cocktails, food stations and entertainment. The Denison family of Broward Marine and the Marine Industries Association of South Florida will be honored. $100. Tickets are limited.

No matter how you choose to explore The District this month, you’re in luck! View The District’s March calendar of events to find what suits your fancy, and #DoTheDistrict!

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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 Copyright 2020 ® Riverwalk a&e. All Rights Reserved.