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If you haven't had the chance to quench your curiosity about orchids, this is the place to be. Organized annually by The Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society, the Orchid show has been going on since 1957. The exhibits are judged by members of the American Orchid Society and participants include commercial growers and amateurs alike. While the aesthetic beauty woos you, you're sure to get educated about Orchids too!
The War Memorial Auditorium was built to honor the veterans of World War II, Korean and Vietnam Wars. From trade shows to concerts and graduation ceremonies to receptions, it hosts nearly 200 events annually. Spread across a vast area of 20,000 square feet, it can accommodate nearly 2,000 people. It has been recently renovated to include facilities like adjustable house lighting and acoustical curtains. Be it a festival or a trade exhibition, it will surely be a hassle free experience.
If you are looking for a night's live entertainment, you can hardly do better than Parker Playhouse when in Fort Lauderdale. Comedies, tragedies, musicals and more are performed on Parker Playhouse's stage. At this 1167-capacity theater established in 1967, you can catch anything from Charlotte's Web to The Nutcracker.
The selection of fine art on display at MAC aims to make an ever-lasting impression on art enthusiasts. Owned by Mary Ann Cohen, for whom it is named, the gallery specializes in fine art, but also has some contemporary works on display. Elaine Murphy, Walter Redondo, Everett Day and Alfred Gockel are a few of the artists who have had their art displayed at MAC.