Henderson – city guide

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Henderson

 

 

 

 

 

HENDERSON

Henderson is a suburban city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, within the Las Vegas metropolitan area of the Mojave Desert. It is the second largest city in Nevada, after Las Vegas, with a population of 257,729 in the 2010 census

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOTELS and RESORTS

 

 

HILTON GARDEN INN LAS VEGAS/HENDERSON

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Hilton Garden Inn

 

 

Hilton Garden Inn Las Vegas/Henderson combines comfort with a central location. Only ten minutes from McCarran International Airport. Get comfortable in one of 139 guest rooms, with complimentary wired/WiFi internet available throughout the hotel. Park your car in the complimentary parking bay, and use the guest valet service available. Stay in touch at the complimentary business center or host a conference in the extensive meeting rooms.

 

 

HAMPTON INN & SUITES LAS VEGAS-HENDERSON

Henderson hotel near Las Vegas, minutes from McCarran International Airport;

–          99 guest rooms and suites

–          Accessible rooms available

–          Multi-lingual staff

–          A versatile meeting room for up to 60 guests

 

RAVELLA at LAKE LAS VEGAS

 

Originally the magnificent vision of actor and hotelier J. Carlton Adair, Lake Las Vegas was built as both a residential enclave and a destination for tourists seeking refreshing recreation, luxury and sophistication

Located in Lake Las Vegas Parkway, Henderson, Nevada.

 

GALLERIES

 

SWEET DREAMS MATTRESS GALLERY

 

 

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Sweet Dreams Mattress Gallery

Sweet Dreams Mattress Gallery was established in August 2006, and is founded on the idea that anyone can have a great mattress and a good night’s sleep at a very competitive price.

In October 2007, launched SweetDreamsMattress.com in order to provide customers with the convenience of shopping online for their mattress and/or for accessorial items to compliment their bedding needs.

 

 

CITY  LIGHTS  ART  GALLERY

 

City Lights Artists’ Co-op is a Nevada nonprofit corporation.

More specifically to:

To financially assist art education for children and seniors at community centers.

To produce several art shows during the year to generate funding for art education.

To maintain an art gallery for members to show and sell their work and for students to learn how to professionally present their work.

To provide art classes for student of all levels of art experience.

To provide scholarships to qualified graduating high school students needing financial assistance, toward a higher education in a 4 year or 2 year college.

 

 

ELAYNE LAPORTA, FINE ARTS

 

Known for her detailed folk paintings and limited edition prints, Elayne LaPorta’s palette is filled with colors inspired by dramatic themes from the Bible. LaPorta has found her niche translating spiritual scenes onto oils and prints. Using a unique American folk concept she calls, “Naïveté,” LaPorta has developed a unique relationship to biblical art and artistic expression.

 

 

RESTAURANTS

 

 

VENTANO ITALIAN GRILL & SEAFOOD

 

Ventano Italian Grill & Seafood is the vision of award-winning chefs, Arnauld Briand and Carmine Vento.

Ventano has earned Valley-wide recognition and rave reviews from critics including Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Best of Las Vegas – Italian Restaurant – 2004 and One of Las Vegas’ Top Ten Restaurants – 2003. At Ventano our goal is to serve you fantastic food with a romantic and fun atmosphere.

Location in Grande BoulevardHenderson, Nevada.

MUSEUMS

The CLARK COUNTY MUSEUM

 

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Clark County Museum

 

 

The Clark County Museum is a function of Clark County Parks and Recreation, which is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies.  The museum is a 30-acre site that features a modern exhibit hall with a timeline exhibit about southern Nevada from pre-historic to modern times and a collection of restored historic buildings that depict daily life from different decades in Las Vegas, Boulder City, Henderson and Goldfield.

 

NEVADA VINTAGE RACE CAR MUSEUM

 

This museum and browse 16 vintage race cars that are on display, including two “Indy Racing League” cars, as well as numerous World War II model planes. Upon entering the exhibit, you will also find a restored C-119 “Flying Boxcar.

 

SHOWROOMS

 

ARTBEAR PRESENTED BY TARGET.

 

The concerts or performances take place nearly every Friday of the month and feature artists covering an array of musical genres from country, to rhythm and blues, to rock and roll. Headliners have included world-renown pianist Alpin Hong, America’s Got Talent winner Michael Grimm, country artist Craig Campbell, original member of The Monkees, Peter Tork and many more. Enjoy pre-show activities including art displays, crafts and demonstrations.

 

HENDERSON PAVILION

 

At the Henderson Pavilion, the largest outdoor theatre in Nevada. The state-of-the-art venue has hosted a variety of performances, including Celtic Woman, Pink Martini, Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, Benise, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, High School Musical: A Summer Celebration, The Wizard of Oz and more. Several performing arts events are scheduled during the spring and fall season.

 

 

 

COUNTRY CLUB LIVING

 

DragonRidge Country Club was designed by Jay Morrish and David Druzisky to incorporate the natural beauty of the rolling desert foothills, sweeping elevation changes, natural canyons, and preserved rock formations. The residents and golfers of this community capitalize on the panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip and the Valley below as they enjoy the wide fairways and large greens. Named after a rocky ridge that is known to residents as the “Sleeping Dragon”, this 18-hole championship golf course is catching the attention of locals, as well as the worlds’ best players. The golf course is complimented by a beautiful new clubhouse that features a formal dining steakhouse, members only bar, family friendly grill, full service fitness center, five championship tennis courts, and an extensive golf Pro Shop.

 

ART  SHOWS

 

HENDERSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

 

The musical ensemble makes a variety of appearances at the Henderson Pavilion, Henderson Events Plaza and Henderson Convention Center throughout the year, offering both afternoon and evening performances.

 

MISSOULA CHILDREN’S THEATRE

 

Each spring, children from around the Las Vegas Valley have the opportunity to showcase their talents, performing in a version of a classic fairytale or popular children’s stage production as part of the annual Missoula Children’s Theatre program. The City of Henderson has partnered with the organization for more than 20 years, providing an educational and performing arts opportunity for local school children. Kids, Kindergarten – 12th grade, are able to audition for roles in the designated play for the year. Past performances have included King Arthur’s Quest, Robinson Crusoe and The Little Mermaid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 POINTS of INTEREST.

 

THE HENDERSON CONVENTION CENTER

 

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Henderson Convention Center

 

The Henderson Convention Center was originally built in 1982. The facility was remodeled in 1996.

The Henderson Convention Center is a perfect location for  next event including:

–          Auctions

–          Banquets

–          Consumer Shows

–          Conventions

–          Corporate Meetings

–          Focus Groups

–          Parties

–          Seminars

–          Social Events

–          Training Programs

Wedding Receptions

In addition to a 10,000 square-foot, column-free exhibit area, the Henderson Convention Center has affordable meeting facilities and equipment rentals

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