Beer will be flowing freely (but it's not free) in Southern Nevada


It’s going to be a beery weekend in Las Vegas. The Brew Local! festival showcasing more than 20 Nevada craft brewers is scheduled for 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday (VIP entry at 2 p.m.) at Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. Admission, which includes 5-ounce beer samples, is $30 in advance, $40 at the gate; VIP admission, with entry at 2 p.m., is $40 in advance, $50 at the gate. For tickets, go to GoVillageSquare.com. Open to those 21 and older. Food from Village Square merchants will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation. …

Meanwhile, the first Boulder City Beerfest runs from 2 to 6 p.m. (1 p.m. entry for VIP) in the city’s Wilbur Square Park, with 20 beer tents, six food trucks and 10 specialty vendors. Tickets, which are $30 general admission or $40 VIP, include a 5-ounce souvenir glass and unlimited samples. Proceeds benefit the Wounded Warriors Project. Visit www.BoulderCityBeerfest.com. …

The annual Lutefish and Meatballs Dinner hosted by the Sons of Norway Desert Troll Lodge will begin at 5 p.m. (doors open at 4) Saturday at the Elks Lodge at 1217 Nevada Highway in Boulder City. Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for kids 5-12, and besides the featured dishes include pork roast, potatoes, vegetables, lefse and homemade Norwegian cookies. Call 294-9911 or 617-8898. …

The Viva Las Vegas Food Festival, a celebration of the vegan lifestyle, is 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive, and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Both days will include food demonstrations, vendors and speakers, and Sunday’s event will feature a talk by Rosalind Brooks, founder of the Vegas Roots Community Garden. Admission is free both days. Visit www.VivaLasVeganFest.com. …

The Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has introduced a multicourse vegetarian tasting menu for $96, with optional wine pairings an additional $79. …

Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana has opened a second valley location, at 9350 W. Sahara Ave. Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Call 702-901-4877 or visit www.Settebello.net. …

Send information to Heidi Knapp Rinella, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. You also can send faxes to 702-383-4676 or email her at Hrinella@reviewjournal.com. Follow @HKRinella on Twitter

 

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