Statewide Dutch Oven Cook-off Finale, Cathedral Gorge State Park, Saturday, September 20

After hosting a series of Dutch oven cook-offs throughout 2014 at state parks across Nevada, the statewide finale will be held at Cathedral Gorge State Park on September 20, 2014. Grand prizes, donated by Sportsman’s Warehouse, include $250, $150, and $100 gift cards, as well as several Dutch ovens and a variety of Dutch oven cooking gear, valued at more than $1000. Many other local businesses...
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“Super” Full Moon Hike at Washoe Lake State Park, Monday, September 8

Take a moonlit walk and learn about the history of the Washoe Valley. This is an easy one mile round-trip hike to the gazebo on the Deadman’s Creek trail. The moon will be at its “lunar perigee,” meaning it is at its closest point to the earth, also known as a “super full moon.” Reservations are required and are limited to 30 participants. Call 775-687-4319 or e-mail...
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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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