For more than a decade, the annual Pony Express Trail Ride was associated with the Bob Baker Wild West Extravaganza, an event set for Oct. 4-6.
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Death Valley, Calif. — Death Valley National Park and the Las Vegas Astronomical Society (LVAS) will co-host astronomy nights Oct. 4 and 5. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening at the Furnace Creek Airport, reached by exiting California Highway 190 at the Furnace Creek Visitor Center and driving west one-half mile. Carpooling is strongly encouraged due to limited parking.