Mesquite – Correspondence – November 2015


Mesquite is back in action!

Mesquite continues to offer attractions that make the town an outdoor sports paradise as well as a rising star in the NV cultural community.   From its bike-friendly designation and ATV and OHRV fun to its new symphony orchestra, Mesquite hits all the right notes.

Target shooters will be excited to learn that The Smokin’ Gun Pistol Range and Shot Shooting Club has opened at the old Oasis Gun Club location.   For information about the club and its schedule, call Karrie at 970-778-0717 or Connie at 970-260-9048.

"Sand Trap" by Mesquite artist Floyd Johnson

Mesquite sports the temperatures and sunshine that make it a golfing paradise.  For those who haven’t visited this mecca of greens, Mesquite claims some of the premier golfing around.   Home to seven 18-hole golf courses and one 9-hole course, the world flocks to this “diamond in the desert” for its golf and gambling combo that makes for memorable action vacations.   Top rated  Mesquite golf and golf packages are described and sold at and


The highly regarded Nevada Open Golf Championship comes to Mesquite November 10-12 at the Palm and CasaBlanca Golf Courses.  This championship sponsored by Southern Nevada Golf Association attracts players from far corners, with Seann Harlingten of West Vancouver, BC, taking home the $20,000 first prize last year.   Entry form and all details are at

The CasaBlanca Resort welcomes visitors to stay and play in the desert

For golfers, spectators, and the rest of us, Mesquite offers great evening entertainment.  The Casablanca Resort Showroom always presents a lineup of comedy, tribute bands, and good times (  The CasaBlanca is a diverse resort that specializes in spa and golf packages, 1-877-GETAWAY.  The Casa Showroom hosts the Southern Nevada Symphony on November 14.  This local orchestra boasts 75 musicians and plays to sell-out crowds.  Call the Casa front desk,702-345-6789, for $15 symphony tickets.


The world-renowned Vienna Boys Choir comes to Mesquite November 7, performing its heavenly harmony for the lucky people who apply early at for $40 tickets.  Usually reserving their engagements to large cities, this is a rare opportunity to hear choral music at its best.

Mesquite Art Gallery-side-sunThe Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery welcomes artists from across the U.S. to its annual Lucky 13 Exhibition and Competition, Nov 2 – Jan 2.  These artists know how to “downsize,” creating art 13”x13” or smaller for the competition.  The free display is open to the public Monday-Saturday, 10a-4p, with a gala public reception on November 19, 4pm.  The Gallery opens its beautiful Christmas Boutique of handmade gifts and art on November 23.  “Shop Small” and avoid the crush of those big stores on Black Friday!

Mesquite wishes an abundance of blessings to all this Thanksgiving.

Linda Faas

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