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May is filled with celebration. This month, we honor the wonder of motherhood and beauty in all women! Whether you are a mom, wife, grandmother, aunt, sister, daughter or friend, women nurture, support and inspire those whose lives they touch. What better way to commemorate these special relationships than by booking the Haute Lauderdale Girlfriends Getaway Package. Share in the magic of friendship and delight in exploring the city, all while you enjoy the best of Fort Lauderdale style. The package includes a stay at the Riverside Hotel on trendy Las Olas Blvd., fashion-focused art at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, delectable cuisine and beverages, lots of shopping, and so much more. All of this is offered at an unbelievable price and available through June 19. Click here to learn more.

To enjoy other great events and happenings taking place in May, check out the ones we have selected for you, or visit www.riverwalkae.com/events for a complete listing.

 
 
May Highlights
 
May 4 Mavis Staples and The Blind Boys of Alabama Broward Center for the Performing Arts 7:30pm $50–$125
May 7 Derby Day at the Museum Fort Lauderdale Historical Society 4:00pm–7:00pm
$35 per person
May 19
Art of Wine and Food Series: Pick a Peck of Pinots
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
6:00pm–8:00pm
$40; $25 for members at Patron level & above
May 26 & 27 Drawing Workshop Bonnet House Museum & Gardens 9:30am–3:30pm
 
Escape to The District Package
Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
11:00am, 12:30pm and 2:00pm daily
$32, recommended for ages 12 and over
Spend a perfectly unique day in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District and visit Flummox’d Escape Rooms — the newest wave of entertainment. Plus, explore the city’s history at the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, shop at the Historical Society’s gift shop and receive 10 percent off your purchases, and indulge in a scrumptious lunch or dinner at PizzaCraft Artisan Pizzeria at a 15 percent discount! The District’s “Escape to The District” interactive package is available through Sept. 30, 2016 for only $32 per person.
Learn more details and how to book >
 
 
 
 
 
The Bonnet House’s Spring Fling celebration on April 9 featured tours of the house and the family’s personal treasures, beautiful music from the Gold Coast Youth Orchestra, and — pictured here — author Bill Sydnor reading from his book “Mitchell’s Magical Day at Bonnet House.”
 
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Who purchased the Bonnet House site in 1895?
 
a. Hugh Taylor Birch
b. Frederic Clay Bartlett
c. Frank Stranahan
d. Evelyn Fortune Bartle
 
Answer this trivia question correctly on The District’s Facebook page and be eligible to win two tickets for the Escape to The District Package, including an Escape Room experience at Flummox’d Escape rooms, two passes to the Historical Society and a $25 gift card to PizzaCraft Artisan Pizzeria. The prize must be redeemed by Sept. 30, 2016. The winner will be drawn on Tuesday, May 31 and contacted through a private message on Facebook.

 
 
 
www.RiverwalkAE.com
(954) 462-0222