Hoover Dam

Photo: Hoover Dam The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam, particularly to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, close to 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour and millions more drive across the dam. The dam is located 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas. Take …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Paseo Verde Cow Henderson, Nevada – Spotlight on Henderson Libraries http://hendersonlibraries.com https://www.facebook.com/hendersonlibraries https://twitter.com/hendersonlibs Tweets by hendersonlibs Friends of Henderson Libraries http://www.hdplfriends.org http://www.hdplfriends.org/book-sales.html https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofHendersonLibraries 2018 Book Sales July 12-17 at Paseo Verde Library & 27-31 at Gibson Library August 16-21 at Paseo Verde Library & 24-29 at Green Valley Library September 13-18 at Paseo Verde Library & 21-25 …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, Paiute Mural Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, cycling and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. We are fans of Chef Flemmings bakery, the Thursday Farmers …

50th Anniversary Year for Clark County Museum

Photo: 4.20 Party Hashtag: #ClarkMuseum50 History On April 20, 1968, the very first public museum in the Vegas Valley opened in a condemned gymnasium in downtown Henderson. Fifty years later, the Clark County Museum has moved, changed names and become a pre-eminent location for learning the history of Southern Nevada. Coinciding with the anniversary, the …

Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada

Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada Restaurants Todd’s Unique Dining https://toddsunique.com Lindo Michoacan http://www.lindomichoacan.com Coyote’s Cafe and Cantina https://www.coyotescafecantina.com Giuseppes Home Gastropubs and Video Poker Borracha Welcome Born and Raised https://www.bornandraisedlv.com/henderson https://twitter.com/bornandraisedlv Breakfast Sunrise Original http://www.originalsunrisecafe.com Kitchen Table Planeta.com Henderson, Nevada https://planeta.com/greenvalleyranch

Clark County Museum

Photo One of our favorite museums, Clark County Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018. The new temporary exhibit “50 Years of Preserving History: A Celebration of the Golden Anniversary of the Clark County Museum” runs through August 26, 2018. Hashtag: #ClarkMuseum50 The museum is located in Henderson, Nevada and is owned and operated by …

Bark in the Park 2018

Poster Henderson, Nevada hosts the annual Bark In the Park, Saturday, March 3, 10am-2pm in Cornerstone Park. Bark in the Park is a celebration of canine friends with dozens of information and vendor booths. The event attracts hundreds of beautiful dogs, many needing forever homes. There are plenty of bowls, buckets and kiddie pools of …

Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

Photo Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone Park 1600 Wigwam Pkwy (Wigwam Parkway & Stephanie Street) One of Nevada’s premiere city parks, the 31-acre Cornerstone Park has a lake (not for swimming) and is connected to two trails: the Pittman Wash and Union Pacific Railroad trails. Among the amenities: plaza area, large pavilions, restrooms, lighted …

Stroll ‘N’ Roll 2017

The best things in life are free, family-friendly and generally include bicycles. Such is the case for the Henderson, Nevada which hosts its annual Stroll-N-Roll Saturday, November 18. The 4-hour annual event is a spin so the speak on the Ciclovia phenomenon sweeping the globe. Originally founded in Bogota, Colombia, ciclovias are scheduled events when roads are closed to motorized traffic, allowing the …