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Monster Truck Fans get Close Up View of Bigfoot

Monster Truck Fans get Close Up View of Bigfoot

The world-famous monster truck Bigfoot made an appearance at the Star Nursery on Ann Road Monday afternoon. Fans of the truck were able to get close to it and meet the driver.

"Bigfoot was actually the first monster truck. It started 37 years ago. We could not do it without the fans. It is because of the fans that we are still around. We have the greatest fans in the world," Bigfoot driver Larry Swim said.

Bigfoot will be crushing cars Tuesday night at the Bullrings’ Night of Fire at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The monster truck will be part of a whole night full of extreme cars and trucks.

The event will include a 76-lap NASCAR Super Late Model feature, a jet car burn, waterless boat races, a car-drifting exhibition and more. Gates open at 5 p.m. Racing starts at 6 p.m. Fireworks will be at 10:20 p.m.

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada Offer Dozens of Day Camps

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada Offer Dozens of Day Camps

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada has a multitude of programming available this summer for girls 5 to 17 years old. From day camps to single day programs, girls can discover fun and friendships to last a lifetime.

Visit girlscoutsnv.org for more information and to register. Girls must be a registered member of Girl Scouts to attend. Membership is $12 annually and can be purchased at the same time as programs. For more information, contact the Program Registrar at (702) 385-3677 ext. 243.

Day Camps

Colorful World of Arts Day Camp

Join Girl Scouts and have fun turning nature into art pieces. Discover how to reuse items like paper, paint, wood, metal and more. There is no limit to their imagination and the materials available to say something about themselves, their world and their interests.

Save $100 on Girl Scout Camp Foxtail Registration

Save $100 on Girl Scout Camp Foxtail Registration

It’s your summer, love it!

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada is offering special anniversary pricing on Camp Foxtail registration as a celebration of 100 years of Girl Scouting. Save $100 on resident summer camp with session prices ranging from $50 to $295.

Camp Foxtail is located in the cool in the cool Spring Mountain Range, just 45 minutes from Las Vegas.

Summer sessions run through August 17 and a 10-day pre-registration is required.  Registration is available at girlscoutsnv.org.

Electric Daisy Carnival Lost and Found Offers Second Chances

Electric Daisy Carnival Lost and Found Offers Second Chances

 

If your wallet or phone disappeared among the masses at the Electric Daisy Carnival, all hope might not be lost.

This website features pictures of items lost at the three-day electronic music festival held last weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Should you spot an item of yours in the pictures, here are instructions for how to claim it:

Independence Day Fireworks Planned for LVMS

Independence Day Fireworks Planned for LVMS

 

Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be the site of an Independence Day fireworks celebration this year.

The speedway’s annual “Night of Fire” takes place July 3, with gates opening at 5 p.m., racing at 7 p.m. and fireworks at 10:15 p.m. The night will feature NASCAR-sanctioned stock car racing (76-lap Super Late Model feature) and an appearance by legendary monster truck BIGFOOT. All hot dogs and Coke products will cost $1.

Admission prices are as follows:

Metro Video Offers Look at EDC Preparations, Execution

A new video released Monday by Metro Police details how they planned for and managed last year's Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The video, produced by Metro, looks at both the planning stages and the event. In the video, Metro officials say they were pleased with the low number of incidents and arrests at the 2011 EDC.

This year's EDC runs Friday through Sunday at LVMS. Organizers expect close to 300,000 attendees and the event sold out a couple of weeks ago.

Blue Man Group Joins Electric Daisy Carnival Festival

Blue Man Group Joins Electric Daisy Carnival Festival

A group of popular performers from the Strip will now be part of the upcoming dance and music festival known as the Electric Daisy Carnival.

Blue Man Group will be teaming up with dance music musician and record producer Steve Aoki. The Strip performers and the house music innovator will perform together Saturday, June 9. The Electric Daisy Carnival is June 8 through 10 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

“I’ve always worked hard to deliver the most entertaining performance possible and what better way to do that than to partner with Blue Man Group for Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas,” said Aoki.

Aoki’s record company Dim Mak Records will have its own stage at the EDC.