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Festival of the Springs
Saturday, August 14 2010
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Help celebrate 75 years of State Parks in Nevada, with a Festival of the Springs on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. Lyon County Healthy Communities Coalition, Silver Springs Youth Organization Underage Drinking Prevention, and Lahontan State Recreation Area are hosting a day of games, food and contests ending with a roaring campfire.

This event at Lahontan State Recreation Area will start with games at 9 a.m. which includes a fishing contest. Also scheduled is a Sand castle building contest, a dunk tank, "Win it in a Minute" games and, of course, a campfire sign-a-long. Prizes include fishing gear, an annual park pass and other souvenirs.

Historical characters, Native American dancers and fantastic lasso demonstrations are all part of this daylong celebration. Bring a picnic meal or purchase food and drinks at the festival.

Location : Lahontan State Recreation Area, Nevada
Contact : Tony Beauregard, (775) 867-3500 http://parks.nv.gov/lah.htm
Lahontan State Recreation Area 16799 Lahontan Dam Fallon, NV 89406 The park entrance fee is $7 per vehicle. Nevada residents receive a $2 discount. There are fees for the fishing contest and some games.