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Final Show for Shakespeare in the Park This Weekend

Final Show for Shakespeare in the Park This Weekend

 

The final show for this season's Shakespeare in the Park will go on stage this weekend.

The Las Vegas Shakespeare Company's production of "Hamlet" will be performed at 7 p.m. Saturday at Lake Las Vegas.

The green show for the performance will start at 6 p.m.

Admission to the show is free. 

Henderson Orchestra Opens Season with Familiar Tunes

The symphony goes with a simple set after taking the summer off.

Old friends - onstage and on the program - key the Henderson Symphony Orchestra's 26th-season opener Friday night at the Henderson Pavilion.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Festival with Island Focus Set for This Weekend

Festival with Island Focus Set for This Weekend

The city of Henderson will again host the Prince Jonah Kuhio Ho’olaule’a Festival, which is set for this weekend.

The event is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water Street.

The festival will feature traditional food, entertainment, and crafts from the Pacific Islands. The event is organized by the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club. This year’s festival will include the Na Mea Hawaii Cultural Village, sponsored by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. The village will feature a number of craft demonstrations, including fresh flower leis, ribbon wristlets and kukui nut key chains.

Admission to the event is free. The festival is the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club’s largest fundraiser. A portion of the proceeds will benefit a scholarship program for Hawaiians headed for college.

Henderson Hosts Arts Festival

 

The Art Festival of Henderson is being held this weekend.

The fine arts show is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water Street. It is free to the public but some activities may require a fee.

The show will feature more than 70 artist boutiques, live entertainment and for the first time this year, an interactive children’s arts district called the Imagination Station. The Imagination Station will have hands-on activities for kids, including a giant recycled soda can art mural. There will also be a place for little ones to make and take a Mother’s Day gift. 

County Museum Hosts Photography Event

County Museum Hosts Photography Event

The museum hosts rotating exhibits at various times.

The Steampunk Photo Odyssey and Fashion Show will take place from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway in Henderson.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Final Performance of 'The Tortoise Versus the Hare' This Weekend

There are just two more chances to see a production of “The Tortoise Versus the Hare” at the Henderson Convention Center.

The final productions of the show are 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Local children were cast in the production that was written and produced by the Missoula Children’s Theatre. This is the 25th anniversary of the children’s theatre staging productions in Henderson.

The play puts a unique twist on the familiar fable. It looks at the race between the tortoise and the hare through the eyes of a TV news team. The audience can find out for itself whether slow and steady wins the race or speed leads to victory.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.

Parade, Festival Celebrate History and Heritage

Parade, Festival Celebrate History and Heritage

 

Nearly six decades of Henderson will be celebrated next month in the city’s downtown district with a parade and festival.

The city’s 59th anniversary will be honored during the Heritage Parade & Festival. The tribute, which features traditions like breakfast with the city council, a parade, live entertainment and a classic car show, will be held from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday, April 21 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water Street, in the Water Street District. Admission is free.

Below is a schedule of events for the Heritage Parade & Festival. All activities, times, locations are subject to change.

City Council Breakfast

8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Henderson Convention Center Lawn

Mayor Andy Hafen and fellow council members will kick off the day’s festivities, serving up breakfast to residents.

Parade

10 a.m.

Water Street District