Bonnet House Museum & Gardens: Fall Special Family Day
October 18, 2023
Nestled in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens beckons with its historic charm and enchanting subtropical landscape. This hidden gem, a 35-acre estate, is a testament to the fusion of Art, Architecture, History, and Ecology. On Saturday, November 18th, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., this captivating estate invites you to embrace the season with its Fall Special Family Day, promising a day of unforgettable experiences for all ages.
A Day Of Whimsy And Wonder
The Fall Special Family Day at Bonnet House promises a wide array of exciting activities that will keep the entire family engaged. As you step into this magical oasis, you'll be greeted by the melodious tunes of the Gold Coast Youth Orchestra, performing live in the courtyard at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The music sets the perfect ambiance for a day of adventure.
From 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., budding scientists and designers can immerse themselves in STEM Environmental Labs and STEM Design Activities and Projects to take home. It's a fantastic opportunity for kids and adults alike to explore the wonders of Science and design in the midst of this natural paradise.
A Treasure Hunt Like No Other
For those with an adventurous spirit, embark on a treasure hunt across the Bonnet House Estate. Follow the map, unravel clues, and discover hidden treasures along the way. And, if that's not enough excitement, you can also interact with the Mounted Police Horse Unit and K9 Police, offering a unique glimpse into the world of Law Enforcement.
Exploring History And Nature
While the day's festivities are a highlight, Bonnet House's rich history and natural beauty are equally captivating. The historic house museum, once the winter retreat of the Birch/Bartlett Family, offers a glimpse into the past. Inside, you'll find a delightful collection of Art and personal treasures, each with its own story to tell.
Outside, the estate's nature trails wind through a landscape teeming with native plants and trees. Keep your eyes peeled, as you might even catch a glimpse of an occasional monkey swinging through the trees. It's a reminder of the unique ecology of South Florida, preserved beautifully on this barrier island habitat.
Affordable Fun For The Whole Family
Perhaps the most inviting aspect of this Fall Special Family Day is its affordability. For just $10.00, adults can explore the estate, a special rate in comparison to the usual $12.50. Even better, Broward County Teachers and children aged 13 and under enjoy FREE Admission on this day. It's a fantastic opportunity to create lasting memories without breaking the bank. Tickets can be conveniently purchased at the door for self-guided tours.
A Legacy Preserved
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is not just any historical site; it's a living testament to the past, a glimpse into the lives of the Birch/Bartlett Family who once called it home. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 35-acre subtropical estate holds a special place in the heart of Fort Lauderdale.
Bonnet House, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, has a noble mission: to celebrate the story of Frederic and Evelyn Bartlett, while preserving the Art, History, and nature of Bonnet House. It stands as an enduring source of inspiration and respite for all who visit.
Don't Miss Out!
Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 18th, 2023, and make your way to Bonnet House Museum & Gardens located at 900 North Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304. The Fall Special Family Day promises a day of enchantment and adventure, an opportunity to connect with history, nature, and your loved ones. As you explore this hidden oasis in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, you'll discover that the magic of Bonnet House is timeless, and it's waiting for you to unravel its mysteries.
For more information and to plan your visit, please visit Bonnet House Museum & Gardens online. Remember, memories are best when shared with family, and Bonnet House offers the perfect backdrop for your next unforgettable family adventure.
For more information, call: (954) 563-5393 Or please visit: https://www.bonnethouse.org/event/family-day/