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May Days are Full of Events at The District!

Published on Apr 26, 2018 by Riverwalk Arts Entertainment District

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Spring has sprung, and Riverwalk A&E Fort Lauderdale is a wonderful place to enjoy the season! There are so many things to do in Fort Lauderdale, whether it’s celebrating mom’s special day with her, honoring our veterans, or simply taking in an exciting event with friends or family.

In May, Riverwalk is offering activities for everyone, including family-friendly performances, outstanding vocal concerts, and historic tours of homes and gardens, to name a few. Below is just a sampling of what’s happening in May at Riverwalk.

Tuesdays–Sundays in May, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens will host its guided tours from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Docents take guests on an intriguing journey through this old-world Florida home featuring beautiful tropical gardens, distinctive architecture, eclectic art and incredible history. $20 per adult; $16 per student aged 6–12, free per child 6 and under.

Taking the stage at Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 6 at 7 p.m. is “Darci Lynne & Friends LIVE.” Thirteen-year-old ventriloquist Darci Lynne, winner of “America’s Got Talent” in 2017, dazzles audiences and leaves them smiling. $29.75–$119.75 per ticket.

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society will host Sen. George S. LeMieux and journalist Laura E. Mize for the Community Conversation: “Florida Made” on Monday, May 7 at 6 p.m. Sen. LeMieux, a native Floridian; and Mize, a freelance journalist and former Palm Beach Post; will discuss their new book release, “Florida Made: The 25 Most Important Figures Who Shaped the State.” Free.

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale will present its new workshop series, Creativity Exploration: Repetition and Relaxation on Saturday, May 12 from noon–1:30 p.m.  The workshops promote the benefit of creative exploration and the mind-to-body experience. $15 per person.

As the 2018 Florida Grand Opera season comes to an end, the Studio Artist Season Finale will take the stage at ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. This is the last chance for guests to hear these artists in a concert of arias, duets and scenes before they begin their paths to stardom. Free with advanced seating.

The Historic Stranahan House Museum, known as Fort Lauderdale’s birthplace, is a wonderful place to explore. Daily guided tours will take place in May at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. and last 45 minutes to one hour. $12 per adult, $11 per senior, $7 per student.

If you’re wondering what to do in Fort Lauderdale in May, the possibilities are endless at Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale. Check out our calendar of events to choose your favorites!

Step out into the beautiful spring weather, and #DoTheDistrict this month.

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