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The Must Do List EDITOR’S PICKS April 6 & 7 May Great Vegas Festival of Beer 5 Indian Food and Cultural Festival Henna tattoos, lively enter­ tainment, exotic arts and crafts, shopping and lots of spicy food await at the Indian Food and Cultural PHOT O CRE DIT: F red M orledg e Festival at the Clark County Government Center (500 S. Grand Central Pkwy.). The non­profit event was formed to highlight the message of love, respect, honor and understanding, which they achieve through art, culture and sharing activities. Flavorful dishes like Chole Bhutere, Tandoori Chicken, Curry, Kabobs and Samosas will be available to tempt your palate, while dance troupes and musi­ cians provide fodder for the senses of sight and sound at this spirited celebration of Indian culture. Visit www.indianfoodfestlv.com for more info. May 12 & 13 Art Festival of Henderson Water Street trans­ forms into a vibrant art district this Mother’s Day weekend for the celebrated annual Art Festival of Henderson at the Henderson Events Plaza (200 S. Water St.). Guests are invited to peruse roughly 200 booths filled with unique art by independent artists from painters to photographers, crafters and authors. Watch live demos of art in the making, including side­ walk chalk creations, indulge in food and drink and lis­ ten to music as you cruise the festival. A kid’s interac­ tive play area make it the perfect outing for the whole family. Visit www.cityofhenderson.com for info. 22 April/May 2018 Billed as “one of the largest, most iconic and immersive craft beer festivals in the country”, The Great Vegas Festival of Beer will take over four square blocks of downtown Las Vegas, featuring food, beer and entertainment for all (21+). The Mad Craft Experience (4.6) kicks things off with culinary competitions and select beer from notable brew- eries. The Grand Tasting (4.7) features more than 500 craft beers to taste along with beer-inspired and infused cuisine from Las Vegas’ top chefs. Visit www.greatvegasbeer.com for info. April 11-15 Clark County Fair & Rodeo The Clark County Fair and Rodeo at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Logandale (1301 W. Whipple Ave.) is a main- stay in Nevada; an annual celebration of everything country, from equestrian and bull riding competitions to quilt shows, country music and a full-fledged carnival. With food and drink, multi- media art exhibits, action-packed lumberjack exhibitions, loads of entertainment, a livestock show, pig races and more, it’s well worth the hour-long road trip. Visit www.ccfair.com for a full schedule and information. April 28 Dia Del Nino Treat the little ones in your life to a fun-filled “just because” day at Springs Preserve (333 S. Valley View Blvd.). Hours of fun await at this event honoring children and celebrating childhood, including clowns, magicians, cooking demos, face painting, a petting zoo, live entertainment, food and drink, hands-on crafts and more. Visit www.springspreserve.org for info.