Fall is right around the corner and that means it’s pumpkin-picking time! Whether you’re decorating your home, carving pumpkins with the kids, or making your famous pumpkin pie, the Summerlin Pumpkin Patch offers fresh-from-the-farm pumpkins for choosing. To guarantee a pumpkin, residents may purchase a pre-sale Pumpkin Patch ticket at the Trails, Willows, Gardens and Vistas Community Centers for $5 per pumpkin. Each pre-sold pumpkin may be redeemed by coupon at the Summerlin Pumpkin Patch on October 12 and 13 from 3 to 7 p.m. each day. Pumpkins may be purchased at the patch for $7 each as availability permits. (Proof of residency required.)
It’s time for residents to rustle-up a good time, western style! Circle up your wagons on Friday, October 13 and follow the tumbleweed to the Vistas Park for Wild West Fall Fest. The highlight of this fun-filled evening will be a free concert from country-music band, “Ghostlight.” Bring your low-back chair or blanket, pack a picnic and enjoy the sounds of this hometown favorite band beginning at 6 p.m. Please note that alcohol and glass containers are not permitted at the Vistas Park.
In addition to the free concert, residents can purchase wristbands and saddle up for a mechanical bull ride, try their hand at “calf-roping,” pan for “gold,” visit the petting zoo and much more. Wristbands may be purchased in advance for $5 each at the Trails, Willows, Gardens and Vistas Community Centers. Day-of passes are $8 each and will be sold at the Vistas Park beginning at 4:30 p.m. (Proof of residency is required.) For more information, please call 702.341.5500. Come and enjoy this evening of Wild West fun!
Honor our Veterans on November 10 and 11 by donating items during the Veterans Day Care Package Drive. The Summerlin Council is encouraging residents to give back to our local service men and women by collecting goods for Veterans Village. Veterans Village is a transitional and permanent housing residence for United States Veterans providing supplies and services to residents as needed. Every donation made directly benefits Veterans, Veteran families, programs, events and operations at the Veterans Villages. The items currently being accepted are: canned goods, dry foods, cleaning supplies, hygiene products, food or gas cards, monetary donations, new or used laptops, bottled water, linens, and clothing. Donations will be accepted at the Trails, Willows, Gardens and Vistas Community Centers. For more information, please call The Summerlin Council at 702.341.5500.
Rise and shine for our annual “Pajama Character Breakfast Bash!” Come dressed in your bedtime best to the Vistas Community Center and join a few of your favorite characters on Saturday, November 11 at 9 a.m. A delicious breakfast buffet of scrambled eggs, bacon, hash browns, pancakes, fruit, yogurt and pastries will be served. As you dine, characters will visit your table to take pictures with their fans. After breakfast, make more fantastic memories and take part in fun and games with your new-found friends. Tickets may be purchased for $20 each at the Trails, Willows, Gardens and Vistas Community Centers. (Proof of residency is required.) This event is for ages three and older and children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, please call 702.341.5500.
It’s amazing! It’s fabulous! It’s the Summerlin Circus at the Crossing Park for a weekend of fun and entertainment November 11 and 12. Two spectacular shows will be showcased each day at 2 and 4 p.m. Watch as thrilling daredevils, acrobats, aerialists, high wire walkers and clowns delight the entire family. All Summerlin residents are invited to experience the show. Mark your calendars for this special event and share in the excitement of your child’s first circus. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $7 each with proof of residency at the Trails, Willows, Gardens and Vista’s Community Centers beginning October 23. In addition, tickets may be purchased the day of the event at the Crossing Park for $10 each. For more information, please call 341-5500.
Winter is knocking at your door to announce the annual Hometown Holidays event on November 29 and 30 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gardens Community Center and Park Summerlin has all sorts of festivities in store, and spreading holiday cheer is just the beginning of this two-day celebration. Residents will enjoy a variety of holiday activities including cookie decorating, reindeer rides, visits with Santa, holiday music, and much more.
Bundle up the family and make plans to celebrate the season at the annual Hometown Holidays event. For more information, please call 702.341.5500.
Experience the joy of giving! Donate goods to The Las Vegas Rescue Missionwho offers a hand-up…not a hand-out. The Las Vegas Rescue Mission is accepting donations of household items, canned goods, clothing and unwrapped toys for the entire month of December at the Gardens, Trails, Vistas and Willows Community Centers. Your support will truly help those who want to be helped! For more information, please call 702.341.5500.
Pre-event Festivities, 6 - 7 p.m.
Plunge begins at 7 p.m.
Celebrate the season with an ice-cold splash! The Summerlin Council is proud to present Polar Plunge supporting the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. We’re looking for individuals brave enough to jump into the icy waters of the Vistas Pool on December 8 at 6 p.m. and get the “chill” of a lifetime! All participants who successfully complete the plunge, which includes jumping into the unheated waters and crossing the length of the pool, receive a souvenir item commemorating their adventure. Registration is $5, or will be waived by donating a bag of canned foods, hygiene products, or infant products to support the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. Sign-ups beginning November 27 at the Trails, Willows, Gardens or Vistas Community Centers. For more information, call 702.341.5500.