Last Friday is supporting Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada with July’s community-centric event with something for everyone on historic Water Street
HENDERSON – July’s Last Friday, Just Add Water Street includes exciting activations for all ages. Attendees will enjoy street side entertainment, food vendors, retail pop-ups and live music. Last Friday, JAWS Festival is complimentary and will take place on Friday, July 27, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. at the historic Water Street District located in downtown Henderson. Last Friday was founded to resurrect and celebrate the community’s emerging arts and culture (www.justaddwaterstreet.com).
Due to the overwhelming support historic water street received for hosting professional arm wrestling, they’re bringing it back. The professionals are ready to meet local fans and battle it out to benefit Make-A-Wish (http://snv.wish.org/). As part of the American Arm Warriors “We Are Pulling For You” campaign, top-level arm-wrestlers will be on hand to compete, meet members of the community, give tips on training, technique, and grip up with aspiring “pullers” while benefiting the organization.
Starting at 7:30 p.m. and lasting until 9:00 p.m. the arm wrestling professionals will be meeting with members of the community and providing tips on how to succeed in their craft. Immediately following, celebrated and nationally recognized arm-wrestler, Peter Mills will take on Chef Lomeli in an epic arm wrestling battle beginning at 9:00 p.m. following our Chefs Food Challenge.
After 9:00 p.m., the Police will step in to the arena to take on the arm wrestling professionals. Ending the battle of strength and technique will be the King of the Table event in which the crowd chooses their champion and the participant must take on all the previous challenges.
Last Friday’s local celebrity Chef Challenge continues to thrive and pits two Southern Nevada head chefs against one another beginning at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Chef Scott Green, Executive Chef at Golden Entertainment and former Executive Chef at Robert Irvine’s Public House versus Chef Robert Lomeli, Executive Chef at Hecho en Vegas and former Executive Chef at Hell’s Kitchen and Double Barrel.
Join us for this LIVE foodie challenge at 7:30pm! Chef Scott Commings (Hell’s Kitchen Winner and Executive Chef at The Stove) will help oversee this event and special guest, Lorin Bond of 97.1 The Point as our co-emcee!
Three local media notables will be the judge of this tasty battle. Among them, Brian Loftus, Co-Anchor at 8 News Now, Joe Bartels, Investigate Reporter at 13 Action News, and Patrick Walker, Co-Anchor at 8 News Now’s segment Politics Now.
The live fun alongside art, games, and fantastic foods is sure to make for an unforgettable evening for locals.
As always, general admission to the Last Friday, JAWS Festival is complimentary. Last Friday was founded to resurrect and celebrate the community’s emerging arts and culture and sponsored by The City of Henderson and a few other deep seeded Henderson community driven partners such as the Las Vegas Weekly, Findlay Las Vegas Volkswagen, Lotus Broadcasting, Rod’s Produce Market, Mikuni Harvest, T-Mobile and our newest Presenting Sponsor, Dignity Health Las Vegas.
About City of Henderson
Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 302,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY and Liveability.com), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), one of the top six safest cities in America (Forbes, InsuranceProviders.com, Law Street Media, Movato.com), and a Bicycle Friendly Community (League of American Bicyclists), Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who choose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.
About Last Friday, Just Add Water Street
Last Friday is a community-centric initiative to inspire an ongoing effort between all sectors of Henderson both private and public with the historic Water Street District in the City of Henderson for the betterment of sustainable community growth while giving back. We look to cultivate and create a community driven, family-friendly event that inspires meaningful relationships and opportunities for all. Visit www.justaddwaterstreet.com, www.facebook.com/justaddwaterstreet, Instagram @LastFridayHenderson, and Twitter @_justaddwaterst #JAWSNV
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