Posts tagged as: Springs Preserve

Leonardo hits Las Vegas and sets the Springs Preserve in motion

Leonardo hits Las Vegas and sets the Springs Preserve in motion

Sorry Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fans, this is not the Leonardo you’re looking for. Sure there may be a turtle or two at the Springs Preserve, but the Las Vegas attraction’s new Leonardo exhibit highlights the works of a genius Italian Renaissance inventor rather than a fictional anthropomorphic reptile. “Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion,” [...]

Run away with Cirque in 5K at Springs Preserve

Run away with Cirque in 5K at Springs Preserve

Cirque du Soleil is once again hosting a run and fun walk to raise money for One Drop, Cirque’s charitable arm that helps communities secure access to water with integrated water projects. The Run Away With Cirque 5K run and 1-mile walk start at 8:30 a.m. March 15 at the Springs Preserve. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn [...]

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Vegas

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Vegas

The Day of the Dead, or rather El Día de los Muertos in Spanish, is a beloved tradition in Mexico and other Latin countries. A celebration of death, it’s a time to lovingly remember friends and relatives who have passed away. The spirits of the dearly departed are believed to visit their families on Nov. [...]

Black & white photos capture Silver State at Springs Preserve Las Vegas

Black & white photos capture Silver State at Springs Preserve Las Vegas

The newest exhibit in the Big Springs Gallery at the Springs Preserve juxtaposes the difficulties of providing a safe and reliable water supply in Southern Nevada with the rugged beauty of the desert. Featuring the black and white photography of Cody Brothers, “Nevada Reflections: The Silver State in Black & White” highlights areas managed by [...]

Springs Preserve stays flexible in Las Vegas

Springs Preserve stays flexible in Las Vegas

Hundreds of yogis found some bliss last weekend at the Springs Preserve during the first Vegas Gone Yoga! Festival. Held in honor of National Yoga Month, the festival offered more than a dozen workshops and yoga classes by several premier Las Vegas yoga instructors including  Willow Withy (who teaches Yoga among the Dolphins in the Dolphin Habitat at [...]

Ten historic spots in Las Vegas

Ten historic spots in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a city where everything appears shiny and new — where old hotels regularly make way for megaresorts and implosions aren’t out of the ordinary (though it’s actually been more than five years since our last implosion — that’s like 35 in Vegas years). Believe it or not, this shimmering city does offer [...]

Climb aboard at the Springs Preserve for a Vegas history lesson

Climb aboard at the Springs Preserve for a Vegas history lesson

A piece of the Old West is now serving passengers at the Springs Preserve as a train takes them on a 20-minute ride down the Preserve’s 2.2-mile Exploration Loop Trail. This narrated tour of Las Vegas history rolls past hundreds of native plants, birds and animal species like peregrine falcons, snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons [...]

Easter weekend in Vegas is an eggstravaganza

Easter weekend in Vegas is an eggstravaganza

Easter weekend in Vegas is the one time of the year that the bunnies aren’t just appearing from magician’s hats … or dealing cards at the Palms. From candy-filled baskets to Easter bunny meet-and-greets, there are an array of  ways to celebrate this springtime holiday. Put all your eggs (and candy)  in one basket (or [...]

Watch Cirque du Soleil charity production online this week

Watch Cirque du Soleil charity production online this week

Cirque du Soleil’s one-time charity extravaganza “One Night for One Drop” raised $1 million for the Springs Preserve Foundation, to help bring clean water to people around the globe. For seven days only, you can watch the production online for a $5 donation. The three-act show was taped live, and the 90-minute online version includes behind-the-scenes [...]

Collective Soul

Collective Soul

The Nevada State Museum is reborn at the Springs Preserve By Renée LiButti (All photos by Ryan Shewchuk) Vegas.com Park the DeLorean. Unhand the remote control. Step out of the phone booth. You won’t need any of the clever contraptions from “Back to the Future,” “Click” or “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” in Las Vegas. [...]

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