Native American beading demonstration at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park on Saturday, May 3

The Friends of the Fort, a non-profit organization that assists the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, will be hosting Native American artists in a 4-part series. The first visiting artist, Shirley Nelson, is from Tuba City, Arizona, the heart of the Dine (Navajo) Nation. Nelson grew up the child of a single mother who supported her young family with simple beadwork earrings and other jewelry. She...
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Saturday events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

Join park rangers at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort for Saturday events through the month of May. All programs are open to the general public and all ages are welcome. The Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort is located in downtown Las Vegas, at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and East Washington Avenue. May 3: Native American Crafts Explore how the Paiute Indians lived in Las Vegas while weaving a...
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Spring hikes at Fort Churchill State Historic Park

Fort Churchill State Historic Park is offering guided hikes during late April and May. These hikes are open to the public and are included with the park’s entrance fee, which is $7 per vehicle with a $2 discount for Nevada residents (cash or check only). These hikes may be canceled or rescheduled in the case of inclement weather. For more information call 775-577-4880. April 27: Guided...
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19th Annual Easter egg hunt at Lahontan State Recreation Area on Saturday, April 19

Lahontan State Recreation Area will be hosting our 19th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Silver Springs Day Use Area on Saturday, April 19. More than 200 local children, ages 12 and under, participate in this event each year. Plastic Easter eggs filled with candy will be hidden throughout the day use area. The raffle that follows will include gift certificates, food vouchers, and Easter baskets...
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April events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

Immerse yourself in cultural and natural history at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park. Join park rangers for a variety of Saturday events through the month of April, including adobe brick making, a mineral and gem dig, a historic tea party, a pond’s eye view of the fort’s critters and a fort history tour. April 5: Adobe Brick Making Demonstration Learn how to build adobe...
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April Events at Valley of Fire State Park

Spring is an ideal time of the year to visit Valley of Fire State Park. Visitors enjoy comfortable temperatures while being surrounded by a variety of beautiful desert blooms, which add an impressive splash of color to the desert landscape. April 5: “What’s in Bloom?” – A Guide to Valley of Fire’s Wildflowers Join park staff for a short indoor presentation on the various wildflowers in...
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