As we usher in 2018, we once again are given the opportunity for a fresh slate. It’s our chance to set our sights on new beginnings, try something new, or explore a new adventure. Each year at this time, we resolve to take stock of our lives and reassess what our priorities are; what is it that we really want out of this new year and in turn, the rest of our lives? Well, if part of your New Year’s “bucket list” entails making time for friends and family and enjoying things that make you happy, then you may want to see our long list of things to do this January at The District. This month, Fort Lauderdale’s Riverwalk A & E District will help you cure the January blues with a Holiday Hangover party, enjoy a proper tea with a spoonful of art history, listen to a concert under balmy skies and get caught up in the drama of a fiery love — and that is just for starters as we begin this promising new year.

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January Highlights
January 4
Holiday Hangover presented by Broad & Cassel
Historic Stranahan House Museum
$50 per person
January 12
Florida Grand Opera presents SongFest Broward 
ArtServe,1350 East Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale
$10, Free for subscribers


January 17
Tea and Art History: Edward Hopper — “Poetic Realism"	
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
2:30pm Tea; 3:30pm Lecture
January 18
Concert Under the Stars
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
“The Bridges of Madison County”
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Matinee and evening performances

Presented by SlowBurn Theater and based on the best-selling novel and unforgettable film of the same name, “The Bridges of Madison County,” winner of two Tony Awards®, tells the unforgettable story of two people caught between decision and desire, as a chance encounter becomes a second chance at so much more. Learn more >


“Healing Waters” Family Day

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
11:00am–2:00 pm
Free with Museum admission

The iconic “Healing Waters: Photography of John Bob Carlos” closes Jan. 28 with an upbeat family day featuring the fabulous sounds of Ajahmarley Roots Rasin, a larger-than-life 3D puzzle, and creative art activities for all ages. Come prepared to be moved! Learn more >
Video Of the Month
Video of the month
Spirits soared at the Broward Center, as ticket holders were treated to a mini opera preview of “Lucia di Lammermoor” by Justin Moss, and a tasting of a classic Scotch whiskey and Scottish beer by Lyn Farmer, prior to Florida Grand Opera’s critically acclaimed performance took the stage. The story of an unlucky Scottish girl, who is used as a pawn in her family’s plot to revive its fortune, was the dramatic pinnacle to this phenomenal evening that brought together all the senses for an unforgettable experience.

Join us for a similar sensory experience on Saturday, Feb. 10 as Florida Grand Opera presents “Salome.”
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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
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