Friday, July 3, 2015

Looking For Something Different? Visit Our Sister City Pahrump! Many Events!

Celebrate summertime this July in the town of Pahrump with a plethora of fun-filled events that you don’t want to miss. Check out Pahrump’s Liberty Festival and enjoy some Fourth of July fun, kick back and relax with movies under the stars, rock out and dance the night away with concerts under the stars and watch cars speed around the dirt track before summer speeds away from you. Spice up your summer with the following events:

Liberty Festival
The town of Pahrump is celebrating the birth of our Nation with its annual Liberty Festival.  Bring friends and family to this jam-packed, family-friendly festival that includes live music and entertainment, a horseshoe tournament, various food and craft vendors and one of the longest displays of fireworks you will ever see.  Admission to the festival is free. For more information and a full schedule of events on the Pahrump Liberty Festival, please visit visitpahrump.com/events/liberty-festival.

Friday, July 3 – Sunday, July 5
Festivities begin at Noon on July 3, 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 4 and 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 5
Location: Petrack Park, 150 State Highway 160, Pahrump, NV 89060

Always Lost: 
A Meditation on War Exhibition: In the mood for some culture? The “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” exhibition is coming to the town of Pahrump for a limited time. This spectacular exhibit includes original poetry from Nevada writers, as well as work from the 2004 Pulitzer Prize-winning Iraq War combat photograph collection courtesy of the Dallas Morning News. The exhibit will also feature the Wall of the Dead, which displays the faces and names of fallen U.S. military personnel from casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan since September 11, 2001. The exhibit will also include a special guest lecture by Dr. Tom Waters on July 11th at 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 4 – Saturday, July 18
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday
Pahrump Valley Museum; 401 E. Basin Ave., Pahrump, NV 89060

Pahrump Valley Museum Lecture Series: 
Calling all history buffs: the Pahrump Valley Museum is dedicated to inspiring curiosity and teaching the rich history and culture of Pahrump through its one-of-a-kind exhibits that include early farming and mining equipment, early relics from cowboys and pioneers, and Native American artifacts. In addition to the historic items on display, the Pahrump Valley Museum offers a monthly lecture series that covers a wide range of topics.

Second Saturday of the month; July 11
1 p.m.
Special guest for the month of July is Dr. Tom Waters, a Veteran and expert in Military education. Dr. Waters will be speaking with regard to the “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” exhibition.  The exhibit brings home the personal and collective costs of war through original poetry by Nevada writers; the 2004 Pulitzer Prize-winning Iraq War combat photograph collection courtesy of The Dallas Morning News; and the Wall of the Dead, faces and names of U.S. military war casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan since September 11, 2001.
Pahrump Valley Museum; 401 E. Basin Ave., Pahrump, NV 89060

Movies in the Park: 
This July the town of Pahrump is proud to bring some of Hollywood’s finest films to Movies in the Park.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair, some snacks, and settle in for a night of your favorite movie stars, under the stars. Event is complimentary.

Every Saturday in July except July 4
Movies start at dusk.
July 11 – Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
July 18 – Goonies
July 25 – Annie 2014
Ian Deutch Memorial Park; 1600 Honeysuckle St., Pahrump, NV 89060

Concert Under the Stars: 
Come out for an evening of music, fun and wine at Sanders Winery with their Concerts Under the Stars series.  Enjoy celebrity impersonators, Gary Anthony as the Sultan of Swoon, Frank Sinatra, and Corrie Sachs as the Queen of Country Music, Reba McEntire.
Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11
 Gates open at 6:30 p.m.; show begins at dusk
Tickets on sale now for $20; Call (775) 727-1776 to make reservations
Sanders Family Winery; 3780 E. Kellog Rd., Pahrump, NV 89061

The HUBB Classic Car & Parts Swap Meet: 
Located at the gates of Death Valley in Pahrump, Nevada, The HUBB is the perfect place to unwind after a long day of work or travel.  Held every second Saturday of the month, the HUBB Classic Car & Parts Swap Meet is the premier monthly automotive swap meet in Pahrump Valley.  Buy antique, vintage, classic and or high-end cars and parts at bargain prices.  For more information visit www.thehubbnevada.com.
Every second Saturday of the Month, July 11
8 a.m.
The HUBB; 3720 W. Bell Vista Ave, Pahrump, NV 89060

Pahrump Valley Speedway: 
Race season is in full effect at the Pahrump Valley Speedway. One of the only clay-based, high-banked, quarter-mile dirt tracks remaining in the U.S., Pahrump Valley Speedway promises action and thrills galore.  Bring the family for a day of racing and cheer on different classes of cars including Modifieds, Super Stocks, Dwarf Cars, Coupes, Bombers, Mod Minis, and more.
Saturday, July 4 and July 18
7 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at the speedway.  General adult tickets cost $10 and children between 6 – 14 years of age are $6.  Children age 5 and under are FREE.  Family six packs are available for $30 (two adults and four kids under 14)
 Pahrump Valley Speedway; 1881 Grieco Way, Pahrump, NV 89041
For more information about the town of Pahrump, visit www.visitpahrump.com

About Pahrump
Located an hour west of Las Vegas and an hour east of Death Valley, Pahrump, Nev. is home to big attractions and events, and is “Your Base Camp to Adventure.”  Set in a picturesque backdrop with breathtaking views of mountain ranges, Pahrump is the ideal place to enjoy the best of Southern Nevada. From award-winning wineries and RV Resorts to world-class golf courses and scenic outdoor trails, true Nevada is waiting for you.  For more information on Pahrump visit visitpahrump.com, follow @visitpahrump on Twitter  and Like Pahrump on Facebook.

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