San Gennaro Feast serving up pasta, pizza, more


The 34th annual San Gennaro Feast begins Tuesday in the Grand Canyon Shopping Center, 4245 Grand Canyon Drive. Traditional Italian food to be served at the feast will include pasta, calzones, pizza, Italian sausage, fried dough and fried calamari, and some foods of other cuisines will be offered as well.

The feast will include carnival rides, midway games, arts and craft booths and free entertainment, which will begin at 4 p.m. each day. Hours are from 4 to 11 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 4 p.m. to midnight Sept. 13, 11 a.m. to midnight Sept. 14 and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 15. Admission is $7 for most adults, $5 for seniors and members of the military and free for kids 54 inches and shorter. For details, visit www.SanGennaroFeast.com. …

Don Vito’s Italian Restaurant and the Silverado Steak House at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is celebrating the restaurants’ first Wine Spectator Awards of Excellence with special three-course wine-pairing menus, available through Sept. 30. At Don Vito’s, where the three-course dinner is $45, it features entree choices of seafood risotto, sauteed white sea bass, lamb chops or veal saltimbocca. At Silverado Steak House, where it’s $65, entree choices are filet of sole Veronique, steak Diane, tournedo of beef or loin of venison. …

Flavors of the Heart, a food- and wine-tasting benefit for the Las Vegas American Heart Association community outreach programs, is 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the World Market Center, 475 S. Grand Central Parkway. About 25 restaurants will participate. Tickets, which are $75 per person, are available at www.FlavorsOfTheHeart.com. …

To kick off the next residency of Carlos Santana, the House of Blues Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, will host a Casa Noble tequila-tasting event at 6 p.m. Sept. 13. It’s $35 and is open to nonmembers of the Foundation Room as well as members. For reservations, call the House of Blues concierge at 632-4803. …

Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a free line pass ($15 value) to locals every Wednesday in September. Local ID required.

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