October Events in Henderson

Looking for something to do in addition to library programs? Here are a few things happening around town this October:

All events descriptions, times, and locations can be found at hendersonlive.com/calendar/

Cowboy BBQ of Henderson
October 5-7, starting at 11am
Price: Free!
"It’s Henderson’s 1st BBQ Cook Off competition and festival. Count on the best BBQ vendors from across the country lighting their grills to take part. Notable award winners and locals will be selling their mouth watering and award winning “Ribs,” “Chicken,” “Sausage,” “Pulled Pork,” as well as many other specialty dishes.
Along with all this exceptional food you will also enjoy live entertainment, souvenir and merchandise vendors, other food and beverage vendors, carnival rides, midway games and much more. "
Age of Chivalry- Las Vegas Rennaissance Faire
Price: $10 for one day ticket
October 5, 6 & 7, 2012
Gates open at 10am

"For the 19th year, a medieval kingdom will unveil itself at our new location: Silver Bowl Park with lavishly costumed knights, knaves, fine ladies and wenches as Clark County Parks and Recreation present the annual Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival, Oct. 5 - 7.

Several stages will feature entertainment with costumed performers presenting more than 50 shows per day along with historical re-enactments, jousting tournaments, medieval pageantry and more than 100 artisans – including blacksmiths, stained glass designers, jewelers, wood workers, toy makers, perfume blenders, stone carvers and sword, dagger and armor craftsman -- to demonstrate and sell their wares. Authentic food, from fish and chips to an English feast, also will be available.

Concerts all weekend will feature local acts with nationally known acts as well as a royal parade with kings, queens, warriors and peasants, will take place on Saturday and Sunday."

6800 E Russell Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89122
fresh 52 Farmers & Artisans Market
Every Sunday Morning! 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Samsone Park Plaza
Address: 9480 South Eastern Avenue
Contact Name: Carrie for vendor information
Email: info@fresh52.com
Phone: 702.481.6558
"Fresh52 is a lively, open air market where neighbors and friends come together to celebrate their community. Every Sunday morning the market features choice vendors with organic and pesticide free seasonal produce, fresh baked goods, gourmet olive oils, salsas, fresh herbs, spices, sauces, nuts, handmade modern crafts, artisans & more. On select dates you will find special events, live entertainment, chef demonstrations and free kids craft parties."
Hispanic International Parade
October 13, 2012
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Location: Water Street in the Water Street District
Address: 243 South Water Street
Phone: 702.267.2171
"Henderson will be celebrating the Twelfth Annual Hispanic International Day Parade.
21 Hispanic Countries were asked to submit a representative of their country to a crowning event that took place in May. The representative crowned that day will be participating in today’s parade.
The parade, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., will begin at Ocean and Water and continue down Water Street to Pacific Avenue.
This years parade theme is "Our Returning Troops." Serving as Grand Marshall will be three high ranking servicemen from U.S. Air Force & State Attorney General Catherine Cortez Mastos as the parade's Madrina.
After the parade you will want to stay for the Hispanic International Festival. There will be plenty of food, artists, commercial and sponsor vendors, and an information booth."
Sakespeare in the Park features HAMLET
October 13, 2012
7:00 PM

Location: Discovery Park
Address: 2011 Paseo Verde Parkway
Contact Name: Cultural Arts & Tourism Department
Phone: 702.267.2171
Shakespeare in the Park features “Hamlet”. Performances will be presented by The Las Vegas Shakespeare Company.
The following dates and locations will make enjoying Shakespeare in the Park convenient for you:
Saturday, October 13, 2012 7:00 pm performance
Discovery Park 6:00 pm Greenshow
2011 Paseo Verde Parkway
Greenshow by Green Valley Middle School
Saturday, October 20, 2012 7:00 pm performance
River Mountain Park 6:00 pm Greenshow
1941 Appaloosa Drive
Greenshow by Greenspun Middle School
Saturday, October 27, 2012 7:00 pm performance
Lake Las Vegas 6:00 pm Greenshow
15 Costa Di Lago
Don't forget to bring a blanket.
Admission is complimentary.

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