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City of Henderson Invites Residents to Mark Their Calendars for Remaining 2013 Event Season
Schedule includes new bike events, public safety expo and holiday activities

October 07, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT NICOLE JOHNSON, (702) 267-2110

The city of Henderson is thrilled to host a number of community events, performances and programs through the rest of the year. The schedule includes a variety of popular holiday festivities, annual events and concerts, as well as new events like the National Night Out Community Safety Expo, Crazy Spokes and Henderson Stroll ‘n Roll. All are affordable, most with free admission, and fit for any age.

Below is a calendar of events planned for the rest of 2013 season in Henderson. The schedule is subject to change.

OCTOBER

An Evening With Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds
October 11 at 8 p.m.
Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Tickets start at $39
Share an evening with 10-time Grammy winner and musical icon Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds. Explore the meanings of love, romance and relationships as the legend serenades you with an extraordinary medley of slow jams and hits. For more information, visit
HendersonLive.com or call (702) 267-4TIX (4849).

Shakespeare in the Park
October 12 at 7 p.m. at Discovery Park, 2011 Paseo Verde Pkwy.
October 19 at 7 p.m. at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Costa Di Lago
Free Admission
Spend an evening under the stars and catch a production of William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors performed by the Las Vegas Shakespeare Company. The event features a pre-show one hour prior to the performance. For more information, visit
HendersonLive.com or call (702) 267-2171.

Crazy Spokes
October 12
7:30 a.m., 30-Mile Ride,
$15
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Free Festival
11:30 a.m., Bike Parade, $1
(Activity Code 683002-58)
Mission Hills Park, 551 E.
Mission Dr.
Ready to earn your bragging rights? Challenge the Three Sisters of the world-famous River Mountains Loop Trail – a wicked ride only few have conquered. The event features a 30-mile course that winds its way through the popular Henderson trail, into Lake Las Vegas and back to Mission Hills Park. Afterwards, pedal to the park for a lights and sirens parade with Mayor Hafen and the Henderson Police Department, live entertainment and kids’ activities. For more information, visit
BikeHenderson.org or call (702) 267-4000.

Las Vegas Youth Orchestras
October 17 at 6 p.m.
Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Tickets start at $8
Featuring five ensembles, the Las Vegas Youth Orchestras celebrates the 12th annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days. For more information, visit
HendersonLive.com or call (702) 267-TIX (4849).

ArtBeat Presented by Target
Featuring The Ruth Moody Band
October 18 at 8 p.m.
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St.

Free Admission
A member of the folk darlings The Wailin’ Jennys, award-winning singer/songwriter Ruth Moody visits Henderson in support of her sophomore solo album, These Wilder Things. Moody’s clear soprano adds a timeless, dreamlike quality to her roots-inspired folk songs. For more information, visit
HendersonLive.com or call (702) 267-2171.

National Night Out Community Safety Expo
October 19 from 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
Galleria at Sunset, 1300 W. Sunset Rd.
Free Admission
These two big events are being combined to promote awareness for public safety, fire and crime prevention, and health and wellness. The event showcases organizations that provide essential health and safety services, along with a variety of activities. For more information, visit
cityofhenderson.com or call (702) 267-2222.

Trunk or Treat
October 24 from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.

$2 Admission (Activity Code 154027-00)
Henderson’s premier safe trick-or-treating event returns for an evening of festive fun. Put on your costumes and follow the trick-or-treat trail in our parking lot where we pass out treats (or tricks) from the trunks of our decorated cars. For more information, visit
cityofhenderson.com/parks or call (702) 267-4070.

Hispanic International Day Parade
October 26 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St.
Free Admission
This year’s Hispanic International Day Parade is dedicated celebrating the Americas. The parade celebrates the diverse cultures of several Hispanic and Latin American countries. Join us after the parade for a flavorful festival, featuring authentic food and entertainment. For more information, visit
HendersonLive.com or call (702) 267-2171.

Haunted at the Ranch
October 25 from 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
$5 Admission (Activity Code 436614-00)
There’s something spooky happening at Whitney Ranch. We’ve heard the ghosts will be swimming to celebrate their favorite time of year. Join us for an evening of haunted fun with games, bounce houses and a haunted house tour. For more information, visit
cityofhenderson.com/parks or call (702) 267-5870.

Paramount’s LaserSpectacular Presents the Music of Pink Floyd “Live”
Featuring Brody Dolyniuk
October 26 at 7 p.m.
Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Tickets start at $15
Experience the music of Pink Floyd performed live by Brody Dolyniuk of Symphonic Rock Show and Yellow Brick Road fame, accompanied by a sonic and visual odyssey of special effects, state-of-the-art laser technology, multimedia, glowing displays and 100,000 watts of precision sound. For more information, visit
HendersonLive.com or call (702) 267-TIX (4849).

NOVEMBER

2013 Holiday Decorating Contest
November 1-December 2
Citywide
Free to Participate
The Commemorative Beautification Commission’s annual Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest is a great way to show your community pride and light up this special season. The contest is open to any home within Henderson city limits. This year’s theme is “Holiday Traditions in the Desert.” Deadline is December 2 and limited to the first 50 entries received. For an application, visit one of Henderson’s recreation centers or download it on
cityofhenderson.com/parks or call (702) 267-4090.

ArtBeat Presented by Target
Featuring Sam Riddle
November 1 at 8 p.m.
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St.
Free Admission
Rising country music star Sam Riddle brings his original songs to life with a powerful voice, lightning fast piano playing and energetic showmanship. The event features a pre-show at 6:30 p.m. For more info, visit
HendersonLive.com or call (702) 267-2171.

Veterans Day Ceremony
November 2 at 10 a.m.
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St.
Free Admission
This event pays tribute to our patriots and military heroes with a presentation of names and the memorial wreath at the Veterans Memorial Wall, presentation of color and a music tribute to the armed services by the Henderson Symphony Orchestra. For more info, visit
cityofhenderson.com.

Henderson Stroll ‘n Roll
November 9 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Along Paseo Verde Pkwy.
Free Admission
Experience a car-free way to bike, walk, skate and play. Henderson Stroll ‘n Roll is our spin on the Ciclovia phenomenon that’s sweeping the globe. Enjoy the community’s largest car-free street festival, spanning three parks and three miles of family fun along Paseo Verde Parkway. The celebration features children’s activities, live entertainment, fitness classes and food trucks. For more info, visit
BikeHenderson.org or call (702) 267-4000.

Dive-In Movie Nights
November 15 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
November 22 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool, 1575
C Galleria Dr.
$1-$2 Admission
Enjoy an evening at the pool while relaxing under the stars on an inner tube or sit poolside while watching a hit movie. For more info, visit
cityofhenderson.com/parks.

DECEMBER

Henderson “250” Desert Race
December 6, Fan Expo & Tech/Contingency, Henderson Events Plaza, 20
0 Water St.
December 7, Races at 6:15 a.m., 9 a.m. & 12:40 p.m., Start/Finish Line in Jean, Nevada
Free Spectator Admission
This annual off-road desert race marks the final race of the American Off-Road Racing Series. The race course is in Jean, Nevada, with ancillary events, vendors and meet and greets hosted in the Water Street District. For more info, visit
HendersonLive.com or call (702) 267-2171.

Water Day Street Market
December 7 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Water Street District
Free Admission
Presented by O Entertainment, this ongoing event features antiques, collectibles and live entertainment. For more info, visit
HendersonLive.com or call (702) 267-2171.

WinterFest – Henderson Symphony Orchestra
December 12 at 7 p.m.
Henderson Convention Center, 200 Water St.
Free Admission
The Henderson Symphony Orchestra kicks of WinterFest with an entertaining performance of holiday favorites. For more info, visit
HendersonLive.com or call (702) 267-2171.

WinterFest
December 13 from 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
December 14 from noon-8 p.m.
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St.
Free Admission
Get into the holiday spirit with an old-fashioned Christmas delight. Enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities including an official tree lighting ceremony, visits with Santa Claus, gingerbread house displays, craft vendors and live entertainment. Don’t miss the WinterFest Evening Light Parade on December 14 at 5 p.m. For more info, visit
HendersonLive.com or call (702) 267-2171.

Holiday Lights Tour
December 13 from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
$5
Per Person (Activity Code 154004-36)
Join us for an evening of merriment by taking a guided bus tour of the city’s colorful holiday lights. For more info, visit
cityofhenderson.com/parks.

Candy Cane Festival
December 14 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
$5 Admission (Activity Code 154146-00)
Celebrate the magic of winter with games, a bounce house, treats and underwater candy cane hunt. For more info, visit
cityofhenderson.com/parks or call (702) 267-2980.

Winter Lights Walk
December 15-22 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Heritage Park, 350 S. Racetrack Rd.
Free Admission
Paths and walkways near the multi-use fields at Heritage Park will be lit with donated lights and holiday music to ring good cheer. For more info, visit
cityofhenderson.com/parks.

Dive-In Movie Nights
December 20 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool, 1575
C Galleria Dr.
$1-$2 Admission
Enjoy an evening at the pool while relaxing under the stars on an inner tube or sit poolside while watching a hit movie. For more info, visit
cityofhenderson.com/parks.

For more information on a specific event, visit the website or call the telephone numbers provided in each calendar listing. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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