Posts Tagged ‘Outdoors’

  • Summer Solstice Celebration
    Thursday June 21 is the summer solstice, or first day of summer. The hours of daylight are longest – the night is shortest – the sun’s path (sic) is directly over the Tropic of Cancer. The Temple of Goddess Spirituality will celebrate at their Temple to Sekhmet in the desert near Cactus Springs; they say that all are invited to pray, meditate and connect...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Free Father’s Day Outdoor Concert
    Join the Woody Woods Orchestra on Sun Jun 17 @ 7pm for a free family concert to celebrate the Dads of Las Vegas. Bring picnic baskets, blankets, lawn chairs to listen to classic jazz and blues with original compositions by Woods and performed by his 18-piece orchestra with vocalists Sophia Lelis and Melanie Moore. There will be hot dogs, chips and sodas available until...
    by at June 14th, 2007 at 08:06 pm
  • Free Juneteenth Festival
    The 7th annual Las Vegas Juneteenth Festival will be held June 15 & 16 from 4p-9p at Sammy Davis Jr. Plaza. Admission is free. Look for educational activities, guest speakers, live entertainment, and food and beverages. R&B singer Howard Hewitt will be the headliner Friday night, with R&B soul legend Freddie Jackson Saturday night. Stand-up comedian LJ...
    by at June 12th, 2007 at 09:06 am
  • Reggae in the Desert
    Jun 16 from 2pm -10pm is the biggest Reggae event in Las Vegas – not only will you groove to great music and performances, but you will have a chance to savor the true flavors of the Caribbean lifestyle – food, drink and Island arts and crafts. And definitely lots of dancing. Seating is first come-first serve on the lawn. Bring a blanket and only one water...
    by at June 6th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Jewel in Concert Springs Amphitheater
    In celebration of the grand opening of the Springs Preserve, the Springs Amphiteater showcases vocalist and environmentalist Jewel with a solo and acoustic concert Sat Jun 9 @ 8pm. You can find out more about Jewel at jeweljk.com. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased by calling 702-474-4000 or ordering online at ticketmaster.com. Rain or shine. No reserved seating....
    by at June 1st, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • Fourplay at Lake Las Vegas
    Cool Smooth Jazz Oasis 105.7 presents Fourplay at the Montelago Village at Lake Las Vegas Resort Jun 9 @ 7pm. The group stars Bob James, Larry Carlton, Nathan East and Harvey Mason. Tickets are $54.85/$100 VIP. Call UNLV Box Office 702-739-3267 or go online unlvtickets.com. Monte Lago Village 1600 Lake Las Vegas Pkwy Henderson NV.
    by at May 26th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Festival Anual del Memorial Day
    27 Mayo domingo de 11a-5p est 9th Festival Anual del Memorial Day por La Asociacion Boricua de Las Vegas y El Tiempo. DJ Jose, Baile, Comida avec presentacion en vivo de El Trio Richard Goboy y Sons de Vegas, David Romero, Mario Arseno de Vegas Sabor Orchestra, Rick Arroyo, Joseph Santiago (de Latin Breeze) y mucho mas. Entradas: Adultos $5, ninos menores de 10 anos entran...
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • Quebe Sisters Country & Bluegrass
    The City of Henderson presents Fridays at 8. The Texas State Champion fiddlers Quebe Sisters Band will play western swing, vintage country and down home bluegrass while you relax on your blanket or in your lawn chair. Call for more info 702-267-2171. Amphitheater at the Henderson Events Plaza 200 S Water Street Henderson NV.
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Free Family Outdoor Movies in Henderson
    The City of Henderson periodically hosts a free family movie event with a 40 foot screen. These are outdoor summer events with lawn seating so bring your blanket and picnic basket. Pls no glass containers. The gates usually open at 7:30pm with movie at 8 or 8:30 pm. Call 702-267-4849 for more info or check visithenderson.com. Henderson Pavilion 200 S Green Valley Pky...
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Free Jazz Fridays Poolside
    Smooth Jazz Oasis 105.7 is hosting a Free Jazz Fridays series with great music at the Orleans pool. Check smoothjazz1057.com for updates on entertainers. The music is free, the venue is The Orleans pool, time is from 7p-10p Friday nights. 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Las Vegas NV Related Jazz Under the Stars, Oasis Sunday Jazz Brunch @ the Renaissance, Friday Night Jazz @ 3rd...
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Grand Opening of Springs Preserve
    Jun 8-10 was the grand opening weekend of the Springs Preserve, a multi-sensory nature and historical experience park with outdoor concerts, museums, restored environments, nature walks and other exhibits designed to educate on the human and natural culture of the Las Vegas Valley. The springs area was home to native Americans thousands of years before the Spanish arrived...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 10:05 pm
  • Snow Mountain Pow Wow
    This Memorial Day Weekend is the 19th annual Snow Mountain Pow Wow hosted by the Las Vegas Paiute tribe with artisans, singers and dancers from around the country. May 26 is a contest pow wow with 2 sessions 11am and 7pm. May 27 is a cultural celebration with starting at 11am. Tribes from the Torres Martinez and Pala reservations in CA and the Mojave tribe bordering...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Las Vegas Marathon Roadrunners prep
    The Third Las Vegas Marathon itself is not until Dec 02 2007, but the ticking electronic timer on the website site reminds you that time is running out to prepare for the event. The marathon official distance is 26.2 miles, beginning at 6 am. Also slated on that date is the new Las Vegas Half Marathon, with a course running the neon corridor of the Strip and the Fremont...
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 11:05 pm
  • lv51 vs Portland with fireworks
    The lv51’s will host the Portland Beavers on Fri May 25 @ 7:11pm Memorial Day Weekend. Come watch the game and enjoy a spectacular fireworks show afterwards. For ticket information call 702-798-7825 (M-F 9a-5p). Check out website lv51.com. Cashman Field 850 N Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas NV. Related lv51 Carl’s Jr Family Night
    by at May 19th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • Mercedes on Main St @ The District
    The new models of Mercedes CLK, SLK, E350 and more will be on exhibit on the Main Street at the District @ Green Valley Sun May 20 from 11a-4p. You can also meet Mercedes from Mix 94.1 FM “Mark & Mercedes in the Morning” as she broadcasts live from Main Street noon – 3pm. thedistrictatgvr.com
    by at May 19th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Free Poetry & Jazz in the Park
    Combine jazz and poetry on Sat May 26 Memorial Day Weekend 6p-10p with readings by local and regional poets featuring Phil Wigfall‘s Urban Renewal, a nu-jazz projects combining jazz and club beats. The evening is MC’ed by Keith Brantley. Free admission. Call 702-229-1087. Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza 720 Twin Lakes Dr Las Vegas NV (Lorenzi Park). Related...
    by at May 18th, 2007 at 09:05 pm
  • Original Steppers Reunion & BBQ
    Memorial Day Weekend concert and BBQ: Sat May 26 from 9p-3a you can enjoy live entertainment by Carolyn Walden along with DJ Mark Mellow and others. Walden will perform numbers from her upcoming CD release “Chicago Steppin’ in the right direction.” Contact Tony Owens by email. Venue is Alexis Park Hotel & Resort 702-796-3354 375 E. Harmon Las Vegas...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Valley of Fire Day Trip
    You can begin to feel the heat of summer building, so now is the time to take that day trip out to Valley of Fire before the name takes on a new dimension other than just color. Check out the new article with photos, both on the page and available at Picasa on the web. Valley of Fire State Park, Archaeology/Historic Awareness Month Events
    by at May 16th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Koi Club Meets
    The Las Vegas Koi Club meets on the 4th Tuesday at 6:30pm with programs or discussion about koi. If you are interested in any issue relating to the keeping of koi, check out the club. They meet at the Rainbow Library 3150 No Buffalo Las Vegas NV May 20 – The 2007 Koi Pond & Garden Show toured seven new ponds in the Valley. It started at 10am and finished at...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 06:05 pm
  • “Cruisin for Cash” Shark Pool Party @ Golden Nugget
    Every Wednesday in June is “Cruisin’ for Cash” with Mexican Riviera Cruise Getaway for Two and $5,000 in cash prizes each week. Come enjoy the new $30 million pool and shark tank at the Golden Nugget Downtown Las Vegas. You’ll hear great music and take advantage of drink specials. You get 1 FREE ticket for coming to the party, another for joining...
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Chris’ Reggae Wine Event @ Flamingo Pool
    If you have ever attended one of Chris’ Rock ‘n Roll Wine Tastings, you know that it is a primo gathering of the young, vibrant, hip and beautiful of Las Vegas. But that doesn’t mean that the over-40 or even over-50 crowd is excluded, just in the minority. For information on his monthly wine parties and get on the email invite list, go to his website:...
    by at May 13th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Archaeology/Historic Awareness Month Events
    May is the month for Archaeology Awareness and Historic Preservation. The Nevada Rock Art Foundation is leading tours of rock art sites around the state with federal & state agency archaeologists and local civic groups hosting events in Clark County. Here is a sampling of activities: check out www.nevadaculture.org for complete listing of events around the state. Wed...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Hurry for Rock Art Field Trips
    Hurry hurry hurry if you want to participate in the following rock art viewing trips. They are sponsored by the Nevada Rock Art Foundation in conjunction with the Nevada Division of State Parks and the Bureau of Land Management. Check out website www.nevadaculture.org for more events involving the celebration of Archaeological Awareness and Historic Preservation Month. Sat...
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 12:05 pm
  • Cinco de Mayo @ Lorenzi Park
    Celebrate the culture of Mexico at the Cinco de Mayo Festival May 5 6p-10p in Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza. Disfrutan la musica, dance, crafts and family activities. Call 702-229-1087 for more info. Admission is Free. Lorenzi Park 720 Twin Lakes Dr Las Vegas NV (off W Washington). Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District, Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”,...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District
    Come enjoy Rick Arroyo and the Latin Percussion from 6p-10p at the Courtyard at the District at Green Valley Ranch. Latino musical entertainment for the whole family and it’s free. Call 702-990-2131 for more details. Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”, Free Cinco...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Jazz Under the Stars
    Celebrating 21 years of Jazz at Spring Mt State Park, “Jazz Under the Stars” #1 is Sun May 27 7:30 pm Memorial Day Weekend. Featured artists are Euge Groove, sax, Paul Brown and Steve Oliver. Jazz Under the Stars#2 is July 1 with Spyra Gyra and guest vocalist David Pack. Concert at 7pm. Jazz Under the Stars#3 July 29 with horn man Rick Braun and Mindi Abair....
    by at April 29th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Free Paul Taylor Outdoor Concert
    Smooth Jazz 105.7 the Oasis hosts Paul Taylor for a free open-air concert at Clark County Amphitheater Sat May 5. Gather your blankets, low-back chairs, bring your own food or purchase from onsite vendors. Come on out for a great evening of music under the stars. Seating starts 7 pm. Parking is also free. 500 S. Grand Central Parkway Las Vegas NV. www.smoothjazz1057.com Related...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 10:04 pm
  • Star (Gazing) Party w/ Astronomical Society
    Join the Astronomical Society of Nevada (Las Vegas) for their monthly “Star Party” the 2nd Saturday at Cold Creek or Redstone. Meet up at 7 pm for an evening of stargazing. Their mission is to encourage, foster, conduct and support programs on astronomy. Directions to the site are found at vegas.astronomynv.org. Future Star Parties and locations: Jan 20 –...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 11:04 am