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Springs Preserve Events

Learn more about Clint Carvalho and his

Learn more about Clint Carvalho and his
feathered friends.

Throughout the year, the Springs Preserve offers a wide variety of events and activities for kids and adults. Visit SpringsPreserve.org or call (702) 822-7700 for more information on any of the events listed below.

Clint Carvalho & his Extreme Parrots

They're smart. They're extreme. They'll make the whole crowd scream! Watch as "America's Got Talent" finalist Clint Carvalho and his feathered friends perform amazing feats!

Clint Carvalho and his parrots have graced Las Vegas' stages for 25 years. Learn more about his rescue parrots and delve into the natural history of these flying, singing stars.

The show runs through March 1, 2015, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Admission is free for members or included with paid general admission. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Mad Science MANIA

Back by popular demand! Mad Scientists are roaming the Springs Preserve! This live, interactive show invites YOU into the "lab" for weird, wild and wonderful science fun.

Young Einsteins can come back over and over: We have NEW experiments and explosive antics every month!

The show is held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on weekends and holidays, March 7 through May 31, 2015. Admission is free for members or included with paid general admission. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Chocolate: The Exhibition

Indulge your senses and unwrap the secrets of this sumptuous sweet that we crave! Chocolate: The Exhibition will be at the Springs Preserve through May 3, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Visitors will:

  • Learn how different cultures indulge their shared fascination of chocolate
  • Follow cacao's transition from a bitter drink to a sweet treat
  • Explore a replica life-size cacao tree and its native rainforest ecosystem
  • Barter cacao seeds for goods in an Aztec market
  • Manipulate a conveyor belt and learn about the inventions involved in mass-producing chocolate

Admission is free for members or with paid general admission. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Night at the Museum: Frozen

"Let them go" while you enjoy a night off! Our young guests will sing along to a screening of Disney's PG-rated "Frozen," make snowflakes and enjoy a pizza dinner, snacks and museum discoveries on Feb. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m.

Admission is $25 (ages 5 to12). Members receive $5 off. Reservations are required and space is limited. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Mardi Gras Vegas

Celebrate Cajun and Creole cuisine, music and culture at Mardi Gras Vegas on March 7 from 3 to 7 p.m.

Featuring live music, food from local Southern-style eateries, a beer garden for adults, and crafts for the kids, the family-friendly Mardi Gras Vegas will bring the tastes and sounds of the Louisiana bayou and the colors and fun of Mardi Gras to the heart of the Southern Nevada desert.

Admission is $6, children age 4 and under are free. Reservations are required and space is limited. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Spring Plant Sale and Green Living Expo

Native and desert-adapted plant varieties will be available for purchase at our annual Spring Plant Sale and Green Living Expo on March 21-22, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Staff experts will be on hand to answer customer questions about how to care for their new plants.

Guests are encouraged to bring their own wagons to transport purchases to their vehicles.

Springs Preserve members can take advantage of a special preview sale Saturday from 7 to 8 a.m.

Admission is free. Regular admission prices apply for museums and galleries. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

The Green Chefs Farmers Market

Satisfy your appetite for sustainable, fresh produce at The Green Chefs Farmers Market at the Springs Preserve on Thursdays, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Enjoy fresh local produce, flowers, plants, herbs, baked goods, gardening workshops, cooking demonstrations and children's activities.

Admission is free. Regular admission prices will apply for access to museums and galleries. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Botanical Gardens Programming

The Botanical Gardens at the Springs Preserve provides a creative, innovative learning environment for visitors to explore native and non-native desert-adapted plant life through interpretive stations, hands-on workshops, guided tours, and more. To see the Botanical Garden's programming schedule, visit the Springs Preserve website.

About the Springs Preserve

The Springs Preserve is the best place to explore the Valley's vibrant history through interactive science and nature exhibits, botanical gardens, hiking, trails, and live animal shows.

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