Celebrate at the Springs Preserve’s Black History Month Festival

Celebrate at the Springs Preserve’s third annual Black History Month Festival. The festival will highlight the rich heritage of African-American entertainment, cuisine and art on February 25.
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Feb. 15, 2012 - PRLog -- Las Vegas, NV – Commemorating the many contributions of African-Americans to Southern Nevada's history and culture, the Springs Preserve hosts its third annual Black History Month Festival on Saturday, February 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Entertainment at this family-friendly celebration will include a children's film festival, elementary school student art competition display, music by Hip Hop/Jazz violinist Brandon Summers, dance performances by the Austin Dancers Academy, presentations by local genealogist Charles Bilberry on researching your roots, Greek step shows, music, delicious food, cultural art vendors and more!

Food vendors will include Seven Seas, Mario's Westside Market, and Soul D'Licious, with mouth-watering dishes including fried catfish, Louisiana shrimp and B-B-Q.

The Black History Month Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on February 25. 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 Caesars Entertainment.

Black History Month Festival Information/Interviews:
702-258-7291 / nicole.lise@lvvwd.com

About the Springs Preserve:  Located three miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve is *the best place to explore the Las Vegas Valley's vibrant history through interactive science and nature exhibits, botanical gardens, hiking trails and animal shows. 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 operated by the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas. The Springs Preserve also hosts seasonal special events including concerts, arts shows and holiday experiences. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.  

*Named Las Vegas' "Best Family Attraction" and "Best Art Gallery" by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Best of Las Vegas 2011.

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