Lake Havasu City Events (Thanksgiving Weekend Edition)

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We are wishing everyone a very happy & joyous Thanksgiving Holiday.

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.  – William Arthur Ward

Here is whats going on around Lake Havasu:


15th Annual Christmas Tree Festival

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Date(s):  November 22, 2016-December 31, 2016@ 10am-4pm
Venue: Lake Havasu Museum of History
Admission: Cost of admission to museum (see description)
Website: www.havasumuseum.com

Contact: lhmuseum@npgcable.com    928-854-4938

Description: Enjoy Christmas trees on display while browsing the Lake Havasu Museum of History.Local residents display beautifully decorated Christmas trees at the Lake Havasu Museum of History. Stop by the museum, learn about the city, and enjoy the festive atmosphere of Christmas.

Christmas trees will be on display during museum hours, 10am-4pm. If you have a Christmas tree you would like to display, please contact the museum.

PRICE
General Public: $5
Children Under 12: Free with adult
Museum Members: Free
Active Military: Free

Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator to verify information.


Swim Race Across Bridgewater Channel

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Date(s):  November 25, 2016 @ 6-9pm
Venue: London Bridge Resort
Admission: Free
Website: www.londonbridgeresort.com

Contact: Cal Sheehy  –  info@londonbridgeresort.com    928-855-0888

Description: Want to “flip the switch” to turn on the lights to light up the English Village? Well all you have to do is be the fastest swimmer across the Bridgewater Channel – in November! Enjoy an evening of entertainment as The Festival of Lights kicks off when the London Bridge Resort hosts a swim race across the Bridgewater Channel. Free to enter and open to swimmers of all ages — residents and visitors compete for the fastest time and the honor of flipping the switch to turn on the Festival of Lights of the English Village.

Registration for the race takes place November 25 beginning at 5pm at Shugrue’s Restaurant & Bar docks, located directly across the channel from London Bridge Resort. Swim race scheduled from 6-9pm. Come out and brave the Bridgewater Channel!

Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator to verify information.


Ice Skating at the London Bridge

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Date(s):  November 25, 2016-January 9, 2017
Venue: London Bridge Resort
Admission: $10/adult; $8/kids 12 & under
Website: www.iceskatehavasu.com

Contact: info@londonbridgeresort.com    928-855-0888

Description: Ice skating in the middle of the desert? Absolutely!  Get ready to experience a traditional winter favorite in in the heart of the desert – Lake Havasu City. Ice skating is fun for the entire family, from young to the young at heart. Enjoy real ice skating under twinkle lights and a backdrop of pine trees at the London Bridge Resort.

London Bridge Resort brings ice skating to Lake Havasu City over the holiday season. Bring the family or come with your friends. Complimentary ice skate rentals are provided with paid admission. For more information call 928-855-0888.

**Dates and times may change as event nears. Check back for details.

HOURS

Fridays: 5pm-11pm
Saturdays: 3pm-11pm
Sundays: 3pm-8pm
Tues – Thurs: 5pm-9pm

EXTENDED WINTER BREAK HOURS (DEC. 23-JAN. 8)

Fridays: 3pm-11pm
Saturdays: 3pm-11pm
Sundays: 3pm-11pm
Mon – Thurs: 3pm-11pm

CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS EVE HOURS

Christmas Eve: 3pm-9pm
Christmas Day: Closed
New Years Eve/Day: Regular Hours

Rink is closed on Mondays except during Winter Break. Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator to verify information.


21st Annual Festival of Lights

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Date(s):  November 25, 2016-January 1, 2017 @ 6-10pm
Venue: London Bridge Resort & the London Bridge
Admission: Free
Website: www.londonbridgeresort.com

Contact: info@londonbridgeresort.com    928-855-0888

Description: Bring the family for a stroll under the London Bridge along the walkway or take a night cruise through the Bridgewater Channel as over 500,000 lights set the water aglow.  The Lake Havasu City Festival of Lights really brings out the Christmas spirit — bring the family for a stroll under the London Bridge along the walkway or take your boat on a night cruise through the Bridgewater Channel as over 500,000 lights set the water aglow.

Those who live here year-round know Santa traditionally visits the day after Thanksgiving — AND, Santa will hang around Lake Havasu to get out of the cold, making regular visits every Friday and Saturday from 6-8pm. So remember to bring your camera to capture the moment and create lasting memories.

There’s plenty of free parking underneath the London Bridge in the English Village or The London Bridge Resort and Convention Center. Lights go out at 10pm nightly. Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator to verify information.


Havasu Art Guild Holiday Shoppe

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Date(s):  11/26/16-11/27/16 @ 8am-4pm
Venue: Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center
Admission: Free
Website: www.havasuartguild.com

Contact: havasuartguild@gmail.com    928-486-7533

Description: Enjoy the Havasu Art Guild Holiday Shoppe for some holiday shopping.

Looking for truly memorable Christmas gifts? This annual showcase of unique and innovative arts and crafts for sale gives an opportunity to support local artisans and do some holiday shopping. Pottery, fiber arts, jewelry, wood crafts, glass, painting and more. Proceeds from bake sales and raffle ticket sales will be generously donated to support the Havasu Art Guild’s scholarship program. Contact Havasu Art Guild at HavasuArtGuild@gmail.com for questions.

Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator or check event website to verify information.


Dirty Turkey Run

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Date(s):  November 26, 2016 @ 9am
Venue: SARA Park Rodeo Grounds
Admission: Call for pricing
Website: www.2wheelevents.net

Contact: Craig Raney  –  go2wheelevents@yahoo.com    928-716-9538; 928-453-9777

Description: Feeling stuffed after a huge Thanksgiving feast? Come work it off at the annual “Dirty Turkey Run” 4.5 mile trail run/walk/hike at SARA Park! Run, walk, hike, or crawl and be a part of this Thanksgiving tradition! The Dirty Turkey Run is a 4.5 mile trail run to the tabletop and down through the canyon – OR – a 5 mile Fun Hike down through SARA’s Crack and back. What better way to spend your Saturday after your Thanksgiving Day feast.


Havasu 95 Speedway “Nitro Turkey Racing” Race Season 2016-17

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Date(s):  November 26, 2016 @ Racing starts 2pm (gates open 2 hours prior)
Venue: Havasu 95 Speedway @ SARA Park
Admission: See description for details
Website: www.havasu95speedway.com

Contact: Shelly Keirns  –  h95speedway@gmail.com    928-230-5215

Description: Calling all RACE FANS — Get to the Havasu 95 Speedway for some great race action! Greetings race fans! Havasu 95 Speedway is an ASA-sanctioned paved oval that runs stock car races in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Classes run include late models, modifieds, trucks, street stocks, legends, Bandoleros, and factory stocks. It is one of three paved ovals in the state of Arizona and the only one in western Arizona. Be sure and visit Havasu 95 Speedway’s website as their schedule is tentative and subject to change.

THIS SATURDAY’S RACE: “NITRO TURKEY RACING” Presented by Anderson Auto Group
Late Models – 100 Laps
The Office Cocktail Lounge Bandoleros
Sam Nichols Electrical Factory Stocks
Flowers Assisted Living Team Factory – On Dirt!
Pony Stocks

Admission (gates open 2 hours prior to racing):
General Admission: $12
Kids 6-16: $6
Kids 5 and under: Free
Seniors/Military/Handicapped: $10
Family Pack (2 adults, 2 kids): $25
VIP Seating: $25
LHHS get $1.00 discount with school ID.


7th Annual O’Christmas Tree Raffle & Festival

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Date(s):  November 27, 2016 @ 1-5pm
Venue: London Bridge Resort Convention Center
Admission: $40/person
Website: www.womenwithwillpower.org

Contact: Connie Alexander  –  women@womenwithwillpower.org    928-854-8665

Description: Get into the holiday spirit at the 7th Annual O’ Christmas Tree Raffle & Festival presented by Women with Willpower.  All are welcome to get into the holiday spirit at the 7th Annual O’Christmas Tree Raffle & Festival presented by Women With Willpower. There will be a spectacular display of beautifully decorated trees donated by the community’s citizens, merchants, and organizations. Admission price includes lunch, tree raffle, prizes and a $1,000 cash grand prize raffle.

Women With Willpower’s purpose is to extend a “hand up” to women of Lake Havasu City who find themselves falling through the cracks when burdened with a particular financial need that cannot be met elsewhere.

Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call 928-854-8665 to reserve your space now. Event dates, times, and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator to verify information


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