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Exploration Park site of Fun Festival

Flyball, disc dog, agility demonstrations, lure racing and weight pull are fun, new additions to the annual Family, Fur & Fun Festival. Today’s event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Exploration Park at the Mountain’s Edge master-planned community, 9275 S. Buffalo Drive. The free event is perfect for the whole family and leashed, well-behaved pets.

“Our new demonstration events provide an entertaining spectator component to the Family, Fur & Fun Festival,” said Donna Stidham, event organizer. “People will really enjoy seeing what the dogs can do and appreciate their athleticism. Plus the dogs are so cute.”

She added that attendees’ dogs can participate in some of the activities.

For information, visit www.familyfurandfun.com.

After the event, attendees are invited to explore Mountain’s Edge and learn why the 3,500-acre community remains among the nation’s best-selling master plans.

Mountain’s Edge builders include Beazer Homes, Discovery Homes, D.R. Horton, KB Home, Lennar, Meritage Homes, Pardee Homes, Pulte Homes, Richmond American Homes, Ryland Homes, William Lyon Homes and Woodside Homes. They offer floor plans for single, family and active-adult lifestyles and include amenities that make a house a home, plus energy-saving features, and special pricing and incentives.

Mountain’s Edge, developed by Focus Property Group, is designed to celebrate the rich history and natural beauty of the southwest Las Vegas Valley .

To learn more, visit the Mountain’s Edge New Home Information Center, open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at 9275 S. Buffalo Drive; call 702-898-5777 or visit www.mountainsedge.com.

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