Upcoming Parade of Lights looks to be a hit with community

With less than a week to go until Mesquite’s First Annual Parade of Lights takes place on Dec. 2, the community is all abuzz with excitement. While official registration closes Wednesday, Nov. 25, people are encouraged to come get some great ideas … [Read more...]

Salvation Army Kicks Off Kettle Drive; Need Volunteers

The Mesquite Salvation Army kicked off their 2015 Red Kettle Campaign at noon on Monday, Nov. 23 at Walgreens, 329 N. Sandhill Blvd. The campaign began Monday, Nov. 23 at Walgreens, Smith’s Food & Drug Store and Lee’s Liquor with Walmart joi … [Read more...]

Donations flow to charity and high school

2016 Chamber Board members announced The Eureka Community Initiative project known as Mesquite Reads received two hefty donations at the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Gerri Chasko, Initiative … [Read more...]

19th Annual Festival of Trees kicks off Mesquite holiday season

The 19th Annual Festival of Trees, sponsored by the Mesquite Arts Council, was held at the CasaBlanca Event Tent Wednesday, Nov. 18 through Saturday Nov. 21.  Entertainment throughout the four day event was provided by many community members and … [Read more...]

Mac-Spec-Tac Christmas show helps kick off Christmas season

The Mesquite Arts Council is preparing for their Mac-Spec-Tac Christmas show which is scheduled to be held at the Virgin Valley High School on Tuesday, Nov. 24. MAC President Blair Adams said, “We have the best musical performances scheduled. We a … [Read more...]

19th Annual Tree Festival is a ‘joyful’ experience

The 19th Annual Festival of Trees is kicking off the holiday season in Mesquite Nov. 18-21 at the Casablanca Event Tent.  Mesquite Arts Council which is hosting the event, chose ‘Joy” for this year’s festival theme. There is a great lineup of e … [Read more...]

1000 Flags Over Mesquite finishes biggest year yet

This year’s 10th Annual 1000 Flags Over Mesquite proved to be the biggest one yet, with more participants and spectators than ever before. There were a total of 65 flags that were sponsored by the end of the event. “In the ten years of doing th … [Read more...]

MUMC Fall Boutique Bake Sale proves popular event

The Mesquite United Methodist Church held their annual Fall Boutique and Bake Sale on Saturday, Nov. 14.  Hundreds of hand-made and home-baked items were available for the public to purchase.  Several early birds were waiting at the doors and in t … [Read more...]

Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra prepares for opening night.

Selmer Spitzer, left, leads a rehearsal of flutists with the Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra in preparation for opening night of their 2015-16 season on Saturday, Nov. 14. The Orchestra will perform at the CasaBlanca Resort showroom with $25 … [Read more...]

What ‘Joy’ at the upcoming 19th Annual Festival of Trees

Have you ever seen a Christmas tree in a store or in a friend’s home and thought to yourself, “I could do a better job than that.”  Or you mumbled under your breath to yourself “If someone would ask me show my creative decorating talents they would be … [Read more...]