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Celebrate the season at the Springs Preserve Holiday Spectacular

The Holiday Spectacular will transform the Springs Preserve into a winter wonderland. Bathed in the glow of thousands of colorful, eco-friendly LED lights, the family-friendly celebration will feature tasty treats, holiday arts and crafts, photos with Santa Claus, train and reindeer (pony) rides for the little ones – and snow! The merriment begins the first Saturday evening in December and runs December 4-5, 11-12 and 18-23, from 5 - 9 p.m.

Visitors bringing canned or nonperishable food items will receive $1 off admission; food items will be donated to local charities including: Shade Tree Shelter, Catholic Charities, The Salvation Army, Lutheran Social Services of Southern Nevada, and the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. Springs Preserve members receive 50 percent off admission. Tickets will be available at the gate or may be purchased in advance at www.springspreserve.org. (Price does not include $1 per ticket fee when purchasing on-line.) All activities are included with the full admission price. The Holiday Spectacular is made possible in part through the generous contributions of MGM Resorts International.

During the Holiday Spectacular be sure to stop in at the Springs Cafe by Wolfgang Puck for holiday-inspired goodies, and shop for “green” gifts at the gift shop. Enjoy nightly performances by high school madrigal singers, as well as live holiday music by a wide array of local artists in the Springs Amphitheater:

Saturday, December 4
Nonperishable food donations benefiting Shade Tree Shelter
Desert Strings, 6:30-6:50 p.m. and 7:10-7:30 p.m.
Casey Moore, 8-8:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 5
Nonperishable food donations benefiting Shade Tree Shelter
Kid Fiddlers, 6-6:20 p.m., 6:40-7 p.m., 8-8:20 p.m. and 8:40-9 p.m.

Saturday, December 11
Nonperishable food donations benefiting Catholic Charities
Las Vegas Academy Jazz Band, 5-5:30 p.m. and 6-6:30 p.m.
Kid Fiddlers, 7:30-7:50 p.m. and 8:10-8:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 12
Nonperishable food donations benefiting Catholic Charities
Hispanic Night

Saturday, December 18
Nonperishable food donations benefiting The Salvation Army
Vegas Voices, 6-6:45 p.m. and 7:45-8:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 19
Nonperishable food donations benefiting The Salvation Army
Night of Choirs

Monday, December 20
Nonperishable food donations benefiting Lutheran Social Services of Southern Nevada
Hot Kids Inc., 6-6:20 p.m.
Bootlegger's Future Stars, 7-7:30 p.m.
Sign Design Theatre, 8-8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 21
Nonperishable food donations benefiting Lutheran Social Services of Southern Nevada
Sign Design Theatre, 6-6:30 p.m.
Casey Moore, 8-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 22
Nonperishable food donations benefiting Las Vegas Rescue Mission
Las Vegas Young Entertainment Group, 6-6:30 p.m. and 8-8:30 p.m.
Bootlegger's Future Stars, 7-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 23
Nonperishable food donations benefiting Las Vegas Rescue Mission
Beth Mullaney, 6-6:45 p.m. and 8-8:45 p.m.

About the Springs Preserve
Located three miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve is a 180-acre national historic site featuring botanical gardens, trails, historical structures, restored wetlands, wildlife exhibits, a child’s play area and a 1,800-seat amphitheater. Indoor experiences include two exhibition galleries dedicated to showcasing art of local and national significance, on-site technologically advanced learning center and interactive museum exhibits, and the Springs Cafe by Wolfgang Puck. The Springs Preserve also hosts seasonal special events including concerts, arts shows and holiday experiences. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700. Follow us on-line via Facebook/Twitter/You Tube. Find us on Google Maps.

When: Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010
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Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas

Cost: Free - $8

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Activities-Christmas

Event posted Dec. 2, 2010
Last updated Dec. 9, 2010

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