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October 2015 Exhibits, Shows, Activities and Tours

Search our full calendar for all upcoming events and programs at the Springs Preserve.

Click on the links below to learn more about each offering in our monthly weekend schedule. Pricing information can be found after the program listings.

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS IN OCTOBER (except where noted) Exhibits, Shows, and Walks Activities and Tours

Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure (daily, beginning Oct. 18)

Hot, Dry and Inked (daily, through Jan. 10)

Rainbow Bat Hanger

Paint a Pumpkin

Crack a Geode (daily)

10 a.m. Southern Paiute Cultural Sharing (Saturdays Oct. 3, 10, 17, and 24)  
10:30 a.m. Botanical Gardens Guided Walk  
11 a.m.

Pirates: Myth and Merriment

Toddler Time (Thursdays)
12:30 p.m. Botanical Gardens Guided Walk  
1 p.m.

Pirates: Myth and Merriment

1:30 p.m. Story Time (Mondays)  
2 p.m. Botanical Gardens Guided Walk



3 p.m.

Mad Science Show

Feature Film: Killer in the Caves



  • Exhibits, Shows, Walks and Feedings: Free for members or with paid general admission
  • Activities and Tours: $3 members, $5 non-members with paid general admission (Drop-in: $2 members, $3 non-members). Children under 5 must be accompanied by a paying adult or member.

Workshops and Special Events

The Springs Preserve comes alive with our workshops and special events. Check our full Events & Classes calendar to see all we have to offer.

Date Workshop Pricing
Every Monday Divine Cafe Monday Night Happy Hour Food and beverage prices vary
Every Thursday Green Chefs Farmers Market FREE
Every Thursday Divine Cafe Happy Hour Food and beverage prices vary
Oct. 2 Divine Cafe Gourmet Tailgate: A Hands-On Cooking Class $89 for non-members, $80.10 for Springs Preserve members (fees not included). Ticket price includes dinner, beer and wine pairing.
Oct. 3 Gardening from the Ground Up Class 3: Water World $37.50
Oct. 3 Drip Irrigation Basics FREE
Oct. 4 Grapes & Hops Festival In advance: $40 individual, $70 for a pair, $100 VIP, $25 designated driver. Springs Preserve Members receive $5 off general admission. 
Oct. 8 Serious Play, a discussion led by Jeff Cutler FREE
Oct. 10 Gardening from the Ground UP Class 4: Down and Dirty $37.50 
Oct. 10 Southern Nevada Landscape and Garden Tour FREE
Oct. 10 Night at the Museum: Hotel Transylvania $25 per child, ages 5 to 12. Members receive a $5 discount.
Oct. 14 Bird Walk $3 for members, $5 for non-members
Oct. 15 Walk with a Doc FREE
Oct. 16-18, 23-25, 30-31 Haunted Harvest $6. Children age 2 and under get in for free. Springs Preserve members receive 50% off.
Oct. 17 ONE DROP Walk for Water $15-$20
Oct. 17 Gardening from the Ground Up Class 5: Getting to the Root of the Matter $37.50
Oct. 24 Gardening from the Ground Up Class 6: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly $37.50

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