Locals & visitors can stay busy this summer with plenty of offerings for all ages
Stay busy this summer with endless entertainment and event offerings from Preferred Public Relations clients including free concerts, pool parties, a special history exhibit, the pole fitness expo and much more. Families and children can enjoy ziplining and summer tennis camps for all ages. The following information contains a brief synopsis of client offerings from the Darling Tennis Center, Fremont Street Experience, Las Vegas Natural History Museum, Pole Fitness Studio, Stoney’s Rockin’ Country and Triple George Grill’s Sidebar.
Darling Tennis Center: The largest public outdoor tennis center in the state of Nevada, Darling Tennis Center, was founded in 2005 with the mission to create an environment where people play, laughter counts, communities grow and everyone matters. In addition to its ongoing clinics and programs, the Darling Tennis Center is introducing a new “30 for 30” package, Summer Madness Tennis Camp and a cardio tennis class.
30 for 30 Special Package
With the new “30 for 30” beginners package, participants can get 30 days of unlimited beginner clinics for just $30 and learn the basics from USTA Certified Tennis Professionals. The Darling Tennis Center offers clinics for beginning to advanced players, multiple USTA sanctioned leagues for men, women and mixed doubles, and a wide variety of tournaments for both adults and youth players.
Summer Madness Tennis Camp
Kids can get fit and have fun at the Darling Tennis Center’s Summer Madness Tennis Camp from June 6 through August 19. The Darling Tennis Center offers a variety of time frames for children ages 5 to 13 years old, with fun social activities, swimming, movies, mini golf, laser tag, bowling, games and much more. The Darling Tennis Center also offers a weekly summer camp for players who are interested in competing on their middle or high school tennis teams.
Cardio Tennis Class
The Darling Tennis Center recently introduced a cardio tennis class. The class is designed to increase your heart rate into a heart healthy range to burn the maximum amount of calories possible. This intense drill session keeps players moving at all times combining one to two hits max with an emphasis on constant movement.
The Darling Tennis Center offers a daily drop-in clinic that includes 90 minutes of intense live ball drills, match play and games for singles and doubles. Junior Development tennis classes include Red Ball Pee Wee, where junior players can develop basic hand-eye coordination skills; Red Ball Beginners, develop basic coordination, racket skills and movement to the ball; Mini Stars, continue to develop basic coordination, rally over a greater distance, start to move from cooperative to competitive play. The High Performance program is designed for the dedicated and hard working junior player to reach his or her maximum potential. The program consists of on-court instruction, match play, mental training, nutrition and fitness training.
Fremont Street Experience: Fremont Street Experience is providing constant entertainment this July with numerous events taking place on its three stages underneath the Viva Vision canopy. Guests can stay cool this summer with: evening entertainment on all three stages; new expanded afternoon entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays starting at 2 p.m.; flights on SlotZilla™, the world’s most unique zipline; plus the Rock of Vegas Summer Concert Series, featuring free headliner concerts. All concerts begin at 9 p.m. dates and headliners include: Robby Krieger of The Doors on Saturday, July 23 on the 1st Street Stage; Vertical Horizon on Saturday, August 6, on the 1st Street Stage; Melissa Etheridge on Saturday, August 20 on the 3rd Street Stage; and Smash Mouth will hit the stage to close out the series on Labor Day Weekend on Saturday, September 3 on the 3rd Street Stage. For complete information on the headliner concerts and nightly entertainment, visit http://www.vegasexperience.com/.
Las Vegas Natural History Museum: From the Italian artisans who cultivated The Da Vinci Machines Exhibition, comes the Las Vegas premiere of Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World. Housed at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum as part of its traveling summer exhibit program, Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World will be available to Museum guests through September 11, 2016. Visitors will take a hands-on journey through the Roman Imperial period exploring military war machines, significant construction inventions like pottery wheels and grinding mills, large-scale technical innovations like cranes, water pumps and much more. Learn to tell time using sundials and water clocks, even navigate ancient maps to plot a journey from Britannia (Britain) to the Far East. Admission to the Las Vegas History Museum starts at $10 for adults. For more information on the Las Vegas Natural History Museum and the Ancient Rome exhibit visit http://www.lvnhm.org.
Pole Fitness Studio: The largest worldwide event in pole fitness, Pole Expo returns to Las Vegas Wednesday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 11 at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Brainchild of local entrepreneur Fawnia Mondey, Pole Expo illustrates the art, fitness, athleticism and competitive nature of the exploding sport. With thousands of pole fitness enthusiasts flocking from more than 50 countries, Pole Expo 2016 highlights the industry’s finest with a five-day event including workshops, competitions, seminars and guest performances. For expo passes, special event ticket pricing and a complete line-up of activities, please visit http://www.PoleExpo.com.
Stoney’s Rockin’ Country: The World Famous Stoney’s Rockin’ Country, where country lives in Las Vegas, is heating up the summer with sizzling entertainment this July including: headliner performances from some of country music’s hottest acts; intimate, acoustic performances of Nashville’s biggest hits sung by the songwriters themselves during the NashVegas HitMakers series on Saturdays; plus free two-step and line dancing lessons Thursdays-Saturdays.
Friday Night Headliners:
Dance the night away from 7 p.m. – midnight to performances from hot country artists including:
Friday, July 22 – Olivia Lane
Friday, July 29 – Brodie Stewart
NashVegas HitMakers Performances:
From Music City to Sin City, hear the stories behind country music’s biggest hits performed by the songwriters themselves. Tickets are $5 and guests are invited to stay and dance the night away with free two-stepping and line dancing lessons directly after the performance. All performances take place from 7-8 p.m.
Saturday, July 23 – Steve Bogard and Jesse Lee
Saturday, July 30 – Brice Long and Larry McCoy
Free Nightly Dance Lessons:
From two stepping and swing dancing to country line dances like the “Watermelon Crawl,” “Tush Push,” and Stoney’s original dance “Twisted,” country fans can do the boot scootin’ boogie on down to the dance floor for free nightly dance lessons. Dances begin at 7:30 p.m on Thursdays and Fridays, and 8:30 p.m. immediately following the NashVegas HitMakers series on Saturdays.
Doors open at 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, and at 6 p.m. on Saturdays, and remain open until 4 a.m. nightly. All military and first responders receive free entry on Saturdays. Friday and Saturday night events are 18 and over. For more information please visit http://www.stoneysrockincountry.com.
Triple George Grill’s Sidebar: Triple George Grill invites guests down to their swanky Sidebar room for some after hours entertainment and gaming while enjoying prohibition-themed cocktails, and appetizers. Sidebar heats up the night with an all-new Taboo Thursdays After Hours party, exciting headline entertainment on Fridays, DJ Vanone on Saturdays, and Sidebar Stand Up comedy open mic night on select Sundays throughout the month.
Thursdays, July 21 and 28 at 10:30 p.m. – Taboo Thursdays After Hours (No cover)
In conjunction with Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino’s popular R&B night, Taboo Summer Nights held Thursdays from 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. at Citrus at the Grand Pool Deck, Sidebar keeps the party going all night long with live after hours entertainment that starts at 10:30 p.m. and lasts until 3 a.m.
Friday, July 22 at 10:30 p.m. – Helen Caddes (No cover)
With lyrical melodies, intricate harmonies and energetic rhythms, Las-Vegas based artist Helen Caddes performs all-original music from her debut album State of Nature.
Saturday, July 23 and 30 at 10:30 p.m. – DJ Vanone (No cover)
Vegas-raised DJ Vanone brings his outgoing and free spirited personality to the table as he spins the latest hits Saturdays in July.
Friday, July 29 at 10:30 p.m. – UpRite Lions (No cover)
East coast hip-hop group UpRite Lions bring their eclectic and lively music to Downtown Las Vegas during a high-energy interactive night of fun at Sidebar.
Sunday, July 31 at 10:30 p.m. – Sidebar Stand Up (No cover)
Hear side-splitting jokes from some of the funniest comedians around the valley during Downtown Las Vegas’ hottest open mic night. Local comedians are invited to participate in Sidebar Stand Up hosted by Randall Thompson.