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10/30/2014Springs Preserve honors the joy and tradition of Dia de Muertos

On November 1 and 2, Dia de Muertos brings joy and tradition to the Springs Preserve. This family-friendly event blends rich customs with exciting activities such as live theater and dance performances, mariachis, face painting, sugar skull decorating and an art exhibition.

10/29/2014Celebrate Nevada's 150th with Free Admission to the Springs Preserve

The Springs Preserve joins in the statewide festivities honoring Nevada's Sesquicentennial with free admission from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Nevada Day, October 31.

10/23/2014Escape to the Springs Preserve in October 2014

Celebrate life and experience the rich customs of the Day of the Dead; Science Camp - Our "science spies" learn the science of codes, code breaking and camouflage; join us Thursdays for "local farm fresh goodness" at the outdoor Green Chefs Farmers Market; Springs Preserve is going to the dogs when we host our Tails & Trails event; all during the month of November.

10/13/2014Springs Preserve to host Dia de Muertos celebration November 1-2

A colorful, centuries-old tradition rooted in Latin American culture will celebrate the lives of loved ones who have gone on before as the Springs Preserve hosts its annual Dia de Muertos ("Day of the Dead") celebration, November 1-2, from 4-9 p.m. each evening.

10/02/2014Author Amy Stewart shares her inspiration for the Wicked Plants Exhibit

Meet Amy Stewart, author of Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities—the book that inspired the Wicked Plants exhibit!

10/01/2014Springs Preserve hosts Haunted Harvest weekends in October

Scary—but fun—delights for the entire family await those brave souls who dare enter the Springs Preserves annual Haunted Harvest, weekends in October from 5-9 p.m.

09/30/2014Luminous holiday showcased in A Celebration of Souls: Day of the Dead in Southern Mexico Exhibit

Encounter the colorful traditions of Dia de los Muertos filled with feasts, traditional ceremonial décor and altars in 26 stunning color photographs that capture A Celebration of Souls: Day of the Dead in Southern Mexico.

09/23/2014Escape to the Springs Preserve in October 2014

Join wine connoisseurs and beer enthusiasts at the annual Grapes & Hops Festival; see hundreds of butterflies and an array of plants at our new
Butterfly Habitat; spooktacular fun awaits families at the Haunted Harvest; bring your little ones for Toddler Time and Story Time; all during the month of October.

09/17/2014Springs Preserve's Asian Heritage Celebration to highlight varied and diverse cultures

The Springs Preserve will highlight the diversity of Far Eastern cultures and their contributions to the Southern Nevada community when it presents the inaugural Asian Heritage Celebration, Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

09/16/2014Diabolical Botanicals invade the Springs Preserve at Wicked Plants: The Exhibit

Las Vegas, NV - Step into the macabre world of diabolical botanicals and explore their eerie secrets! Wicked Plants is a hands-on, family-friendly exhibit featuring the social misfits of the plant world—poisonous, carnivorous, nasty and altogether mean, these plants are on the attack!