See why this Southern singer won "America's Got Talent" at 8 p.m. Sunday in the Ovation Lounge at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets are $28.50-$48; call 547-5300.
TERRY FATOR: VENTRILOQUISM IN CONCERT
Can't get enough of "America's Got Talent" alums? This winning ventriloquist brings his puppets to the holiday party at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays in the Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage, 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $69.90-$146.90; call 792-7777.
'HIDEOUS HOLIDAY SWEATER PARTY'
If you are 21 or older, dig out that ugly Santa sweater you got from Grandma for this party featuring live band karaoke, an ugly sweater competition, drink specials, beer pong and an eggnog chugging contest. Doors open at 6 p.m. Saturday inside Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Call 263-7777.
ETHEL M'S HOLIDAY CACTUS GARDEN
Bring the kids and your sweet tooth to the garden featuring illuminated cactus pathways and the sights, smells and sounds of a chocolate wonderland. Santa Claus will visit from 5 to 9 p.m. today through Wednesday. Hours are from 5 to 10 p.m. daily through Jan. 1 at 2 Cactus Drive, Henderson. Admission is free; call (800) 680-0150.
Cactus garden doesn't get you into the holiday spirit? Maybe the decorated trees, three passenger trains, the Enchanted Carousel and the Gingerbread House will do the trick at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd., where there's live entertainment and more from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Jan. 1. General admission is $9.75 for adults, $7.75 for children. An adult passport is $16.25, $14.25 for children; call 225-9627.