The holiday season in Summerlin includes many seasonal events for the public to enjoy.
This week, the students and staff at Palo Verde High School, 333 S. Pavilion Center Drive, usher in the winter holiday season with the annual student holiday performance series. It starts with the Holiday Dance Show at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 and Dec. 6. The Winter Choir Concert is at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11, followed by the Dec. 12 and 13 collaboration of multiple student performance groups for the annual Monster Concert. The traditional Holiday Band Concert is Dec. 16 and the Holiday Orchestra Concert is Dec. 19. Both of those concerts are free; all are open to the public. Call Palo Verde at 702-799.1450 for more information.
Students at Rogich Middle School and The Adelson Educational Campus are showcasing their musical talents. Rogich students perform the Fine Arts Winter Concert Series, Dec. 10-12. Adelson students perform in the annual Holiday Band Concert, Dec. 20. Both events are free and open to the public.
Faith Lutheran Jr./Sr. High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way, hosts a Christmas Boutique from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 with a visit from Santa Claus 1 to 3 p.m. Call 702-804.4400 for details.
“Throughout the year, The Summerlin Council, the nonprofit arm of the Summerlin Community Association, hosts a variety of resident-only events,” Summerlin marketing director Danielle Bisterfeldt said. “But the winter holiday season brings even more events, open to the entire community and the general public, thanks to many of the community’s 22 public and private schools and 14 houses of worship. This time of year, Summerlin truly shines with the holiday spirit.”
With Hanukkah underway, members of the master-planned community’s two synagogues have enjoyed celebrations like the recent Hanukkah Shabbat service at Temple Sinai.
And, besides special Christmas Eve and Christmas morning worship services, several houses of worship in Summerlin host special events and programs throughout December.
From Dec. 2- 4 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church, 1811 Pueblo Vista Drive, offers a three-night Advent Mission for adults. Call 702-228.8311 for more information.
Members of both Mormon congregations in Summerlin participate in a live nativity scene Dec. 11-14 at the Opportunity Village campus just outside of Summerlin’s southernmost borders on South Buffalo Drive. Call Opportunity Village at 702-262-1550 for details.
And St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 8901 Del Webb Blvd., hosts its free Christmas Concert at 3 p.m. Dec. 22. Call 702.255.1990 for more information.
Summerlin, developed by The Howard Hughes Corp., began taking shape in 1990 and has ranked in the country’s top 10 best-selling master-planned communities for nearly two decades. The community, along the Las Vegas Valley’s western rim, encompasses 22,500 acres with approximately 6,000 acres remaining to accommodate future growth within the master plan.
The community is home to more than 100,000 residents who enjoy amenities including more than 150 neighborhood and village parks, more than 150 miles of trails, 22 public and private schools, 14 houses of worship, nine golf courses, shopping centers, medical and cultural centers, business parks and more than three dozen actively selling floor plans. Homes are available in a variety of styles — from single-family homes to townhomes, condominiums and lofts — priced from the $200,000s to more than $1 million. Custom homesites in The Ridges are priced from the $300,000s. Luxury apartment homes offer monthly rents starting from the $800s. Visit www.summerlin.com for more information.