September Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort state Historic Park

The Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park is hosting an array of fun, interactive events for the entire family throughout the month of September. All events are open to the public and free of charge. The park is located at 500 E. Washington Ave. in Las Vegas. September 6: Native American Visiting Artist Series Guest artist Everett Pikyavit will demonstrate the art of basket weaving....
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Movie Night “Frozen” at Kershaw-Ryan State Park

Kershaw-Ryan State Park will screen the popular, family friendly film, “Frozen” the tale of a fearless princess who sets off on an epic journey with an iceman, his reindeer, and a snowman to find her lost sister. This Walt Disney movie won best animated feature film of 2014 and will be fun viewing for the entire family. WHAT: Movie Night – “Frozen” WHEN: Friday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m.,...
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Stargazing at Spooner Lake State Park on Friday, August 29

Enjoy a laser-guided tour of starry wonders with professional stargazer and astronomy instructor, Gigi Giles. Delight in a unique and educational experience as you peer through the provided high powered telescopes and astronomical binoculars in the tranquil mountain air at an elevation of 7,000 feet. Learn various aspects of astronomy and space science. WHAT: Stargazing at Spooner Lake State...
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Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park – Old Fort History Tour

Old Fort History Tour Join fort staff for a guided tour of the Museum and Fort grounds. All ages welcome. WHEN: Saturday, August 30 from Noon to 1 p.m. CONTACT: Daniel Wassmund, 702-486-3511, oldfortranger@parks.nv.gov
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Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park – Dutch Oven Breakfast Demonstration

Dutch Oven Breakfast Demonstration Join the park rangers for a very special Dutch oven breakfast demonstration. Sit back and have a cup of coffee while park rangers demonstrate the basics of Dutch oven cooking and show how the pioneers cooked without electricity or gas. Samples and coffee will be provided while supplies last. WHEN: Saturday, August 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CONTACT: Daniel...
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Dutch Oven Cook-off at Lahontan State Recreation Area

Prepare your favorite Dutch Oven recipes and see how you stack up to other Dutch Oven enthusiast. Participants may compete in teams or individually and are allowed unlimited entries in four categories: bread, dessert, main/dish/meat, and side dish/vegetable. Please go to www.parks.nv.gov for entry forms and a full description of the contest rules. This event is open to the public, and is a family...
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