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Day Trip'n
by Ginny Gottfredson, Sales Manager
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In deference to the Hot, Hot, Hot Dog Days of summer, evening activities are nifty! Especially FREE movies! Hollywood at the Henderson Pavilion, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway, presents “Jaws” on a 40 foot screen August 4. Seating is on the lawn so bring blankets and picnic baskets but leave those glass containers at home. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie is at 8:30. For more information, call 267-4849.

Thursday evenings during August, Movies al Fresco at MonteLago Village begin at 8 p.m. Spread your blanket and relax under the stars while enjoying everything from “Dreamgirls” to “Goonies”. For the movie schedule call 564-4766. No coolers, please.

Our good neighbors in Henderson have a beautiful new Events Plaza Amphitheatre, 200 S. Water Street, offering fabulous free entertainment, Thursday Night Live! at 8 p.m. August 2 features cool jazz with Rocky Gordon & KGB. The full schedule is available at 267-2171. Fridays at 8 p.m., also at the Amphitheatre, will introduce Michael Markus’ Magbana Drum & Dance NYC on August 3. This lively performance will keep your toes tappin’ and your eyes wide open! On August 24 the Pine Leaf Boys bring a bit of Louisiana to Southern Nevada with their Cajun/Zydeco sounds. You’ve heard of First Friday in Las Vegas? Henderson’s Water Street District presents Third Thursday each month at 5 p.m. Take in the art district, wander through the shops and maybe grab a bite to eat.

The Gallery at Liberty Pointe, 250 Green Valley Parkway, is open daily for a cool daytime opportunity to check out special exhibits. Marilyn Hohn’s Laguna Beach inspired paintings are on view until August 10, then Jane Marquez’s exhibit appropriately named “Looking Southwest” is up August 20. Call 267-2171 for operating hours and details.

NEAT NEVADA NOTES: Winnemucca, seat of Humboldt County, was named for Northern Paiute Chief Winnemucca in 1863. Previously known as Frenchman’s Ford, the frontier community honored the Chief in return for his help during construction of the railroad. Daughter Sarah was portrayed here during a Chautauqua presentation. Nevada’s State Motto: “All For Our Country”.

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