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Celebrate Black History at the Springs Preserve Second Annual Black History Month Festival

Festival will honor the rich heritage and cultural contributions of African-American music, cuisine, and art, February 19

PRLog - Feb. 11, 2011 - LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas, NV – Commemorating the many contributions of African-Americans to Southern Nevada's history and culture, the Springs Preserve will host its second annual Black History Month Festival, Saturday, February 19th.

Entertainment at this family-friendly event will include the 2011 Historic Black Las Vegas Photo Exhibit, Children's Film Fest, dance performances by the West Las Vegas Arts Center Performing Ensemble, presentations by film documentarian Stan Armstrong on the history of

West Las Vegas, Greek step shows, a theatrical performance by C7 Entertainment, music, delicious food, cultural art vendors and more!

Food vendors will include Soul D'Licious Catering, Seven Seas restaurant, Mario's Westside Market, Funnel Cake Cafe, Castle of Cakes, and RJ's Italian Ice.  Other exhibitors include the NAACP Las Vegas branch, CenturyLink, artist John Trimble, Las Vegas Urban League

and an Avengers West photo booth.

The Black History Month Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on February 19th. Admission is $5 for adults, children 12 and under are free. For more information visit springspreserve.org.

This event is made possible in part through the generous contributions of by Caesars Entertainment and NV Energy.

Springs Preserve Membership
Whether your treating yourself or giving it as a gift, the Springs Preserve membership is the perfect way to share the Springs Preserve with family and friends and easy-to-purchase gift cards are available on-line or at the Springs Preserve Ticketing Office. All memberships include year-round access to the Springs Preserve (Half-off admission to select special events), early hours entry to gardens and trails, discounts to classes and workshops, the Gift Shop, and the Springs Cafe by Wolfgang Puck. Plus, a subscription to the member newsletter. There are a variety of gift options to choose from starting with an Individual membership ($25), a Family membership ($60) which includes two (2) adults and up to 6 children or grandchildren in same household ages 5 - 17 (children 4  and under are always free), or a Bronze Family membership ($100) which includes all member benefits plus extras including free stroller rental, preferred parking, and 2 free guest passes. Visit springspreserve.org for a list of additional donor options and details.

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 exhibition galleries dedicated to showcasing art and traveling exhibitions of local and national significance, on-site technologically advanced learning centers 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.  

702-822-7737 / 702-822-7733
jim.johnson@springspreserve.org   dawn.barraclough@springspreserve.org

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