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2016 Star Wars Day events, specials

Posted at 10:02 AM, May 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-05 08:36:47-04
May 4th is Star Wars Day! ("May the fourth be with you"). Here are a few events/specials to help you celebrate:
Buy any Star Wars furry friend online and receive another one for $10. Enter code STARWARS10 at checkout.
In partnership with the National Atomic Testing Museum, the Desert Research Institute will host a free family event for science enthusiasts. The National Atomic Testing Museum will be open to the public. Activities include DRI lab tours, hands-on science activities, presentations from DRI and museum scientists, and a light saber dance performance. Food trucks will also be present at the event.
Star Wars-themed costumes are encouraged at this week's Down & Derby skate session at the Gold Spike in downtown Las Vegas. Must be 21 and over. Darth disco jams by Shr3d and Bless. Free skate rental.
Millennium Fandom Bar will host a special Star Wars event for geeks and cosplayers alike. Light sabers are highly encouraged. No cover charge. Must be 21 and over.
Rogue Toys is holding a Star Wars party with free activities for kids. The party has food, beverages, and plenty of free swag. Cosplay is encouraged.
Silverton hotel-casino will be hosting an all-day marathon of the entire Star Wars anthology for free in the Veil Pavilion. Doors open at 6:30 a.m. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
For those who have never played Star Wars Battlefront before, now's your chance. At 11 a.m. on May 4, newcomers will be able to play the game for free for four hours through Origin. For those who already have the game, players who log in will receive 4,444 in-game credits.
Tenaya Creek Brewery will be hosting a special Star Wars themed pub quiz on May 4.
If you would like to submit an event for this list, send a press release to webmaster@ktnv.com.