Things to do in Henderson Aug. 7-13, 2014


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

  • Elixir, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway, is set to screen classic movies at midnight Mondays through August. The events are set to include free popcorn and $3 beers. Call 702-272-0000.
  • The Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort, 1610 Lake Las Vegas Parkway, plans a free jazz set in the Firenze Lounge featuring RJ Fox from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7. Call 702-567-4700.
  • The Outdoor Picture Show on the Green is scheduled to show “Despicable Me 2” at 8 p.m. Aug. 9 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Screenings are scheduled through Oct. 25. Upcoming shows scheduled include: Aug. 16, “E.T.”; Aug. 23, “The Nut Job”; Sept. 6, “The Lego Movie”; Sept. 13, “Finding Nemo”; and Sept. 20, “The Muppets.” Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/outdoorPicShow.phpcq.
  • The Lon Bronson All-Star Band is set to perform at 9 p.m. Aug. 7 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is free. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Teen Vogue is set to host a fashion show model search event from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road. Visit tinyurl.com/p5uav23.
  • A puppet performance of “The Little Mermaid,” followed by a craft for children ages 3 to 10, is scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 30 children. Free participation passes are set to be distributed at 1:30 p.m. Visit mypubliclibrary.com.
  • Natty Rico plans to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 7 and 14 at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Admission is free. Visit greenvalleyranch.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature guest artist Brice Long at 8 p.m. Aug. 8 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Ryan Whyte Maloney is scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Aug. 8 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Sam Riddle is scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Aug. 8 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, is set to show “Transcendence” from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 8. Call 702-207-4260.
  • Comedian Rob Schneider is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8-10 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $35. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Rick Duarte plans to perform at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 and 15 at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Admission is free. Visit greenvalleyranch.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Gregg Peterson is set to perform at 9 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Admission is free. Visit fiestahenderson.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • A social line dance is planned from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road. The event is open to dancers 25 or older and costs $5 per person. Visit tinyurl.com/ykd8q6u.
  • Betsy Holm is set to perform from 7 to 11 Aug. 8, and Tim Catching is set to perform from 7 to 11 Aug. 9 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is free. Visit themresort.com.
  • The Master Gardener program plans a free lecture on desert gardening from 10:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 9 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Call 702-257-5555.
  • Elixir, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to host live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Justin Mather is scheduled for Aug. 8 and Chris Heers for Aug. 9. Visit elixirlounge.net or call 702-272-0000.
  • The city of Henderson plans a family fun night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Road. A bounce house, a slide, games, snacks and swimming are scheduled to be available. The cost is $5 per person. Visit tinyurl.com/ykd8q6u.
  • Hiroshima is set to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 9 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $41. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Deja Vu Dance & Show Band is set to perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 9 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Strada di Villaggio. Admission is free. Visit lakeslasvegas.com.
  • The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans an interior design class from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 12, 19, and 26. Registration is required. Call 702-207-4261.
  • The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is scheduled to offer a Chefs for Kids program at 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 13 at the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Drive. The program is designed for children 6 to 8 and is set to cover healthy food, active lifestyles and food safety. Registration is required. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.
  • Wicked Wednesdays with DJ Shy offer free admission for locals and industry professionals from 11 a.m. to 6 pm. Wednesdays at the DayDream Pool Club at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Regular admission to the club, open Wedesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, is free for hotel guests and women and $20 for men. Visit themresort.com.

WORTH A DRIVE

  • An All-City Synchronized Swimming Show is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 7 at Baker Pool, 1100 E. St. Louis Ave. Teams from Clark County, Henderson and Las Vegas plan to perform synchronized swimming routines. Admission is free.Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-6309.
  • Super Summer Theatre plans performances of “Shrek the Musical” at 8:05 p.m. Aug. 7-9, 13-16 and 20-23 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Tickets are $12.95 in advance or $20 at the gate. Visit supersummertheatre.org.
  • “Voices of Rudy: The Journey to the Movie” is scheduled at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The one-man show features Rudy Ruettiger sharing his story of accomplishing his dream of going to Notre Dame and convincing Hollywood to make a movie of his life. Tickets are $34 to $39. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
  • A production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Aug. 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21-23 and 2 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $25. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
  • Hot Havana Nights is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 7 at the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, the Mob Museum, 300 E. Stewart Ave. The event is set to feature music and dancing inspired by the decadent Havana resorts of the first half of the 20th century, which attracted everyone from celebrities and scions of industry to middle-class vacationers. It is presented in collaboration with the Cuban Heritage Foundation and the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce. Admission is $40 with a 10 percent discount for museum members. Visit themobmuseum.org or call 702-229-2734.
  • The Dive In Movies series is scheduled to continue with a double feature screening of “Spy Kids” at 7 p.m. and “The Bourne Identity” at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 11 on the marquee at the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is $5. Double features are set to be screened every Monday through Aug 21. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or call 702-698-7000.
  • The fifth annual Mount Charleston Arts and Crafts Show is planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 9 and 10 at The Resort on Mount Charleston, 2275 Kyle Canyon Road. Fine art, jewelry, clothing, fiber arts, toys, pet supplies, baby and children’s clothing, home decor and other crafts will be featured. All crafts are handmade by Las Vegas artisans. Food will also be available. Musical entertainment is planned Sunday. Admission is free. Visit mtcharlestonartsandcraftsfair.webs.com.
  • The World Hip Hop Dance Championship is scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $25. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.
  • La Oportunidad EXPO is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event, organized by the Latin Chamber of Commerce, is designed to foster business opportunities in the Hispanic community. Plans for the event include promotional opportunities for businesses, free immunizations for children, free backpacks for students, a real estate pavilion, new vehicles for purchase, entertainment and more. Admission is free. Visit lvlcc.com or call 702-385-7367.

PLAN AHEAD

  • The Henderson District Public Libraries Friends plans a used book sale Aug. 14-16 and 19 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. Call 702-492-7252.
  • Lights Out is scheduled to perform a tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15-17 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $20. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Dean Napolitano is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Admission is free. Visit fiestahenderson.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Ken Johnson at 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans a Rockabilly Night Swim event from 8 p.m. Aug. 15 to 2 a.m. Aug. 16. The event is set to include an open bar and music. Admission is free for residents with a Nevada ID. Visit hendersonlive.com/calendar.
  • Globus Tours plans to present trip itineraries for Central and South America at 6 p.m. Aug. 20 at Prestige Travel, 6175 Spring Mountain Road. The event is slated to cover visits to Machu Picchu, the Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Chile and Easter Island. Call 702-946-8710.
  • Comedian Dave Coulier is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22-24 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Nashville Unplugged is scheduled to feature artist Ira Dean at 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Party Rockers are set to perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 23 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Strada di Villaggio. Admission is free. Visit lakeslasvegas.com.
  • Bill and McKenna Medley are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29-31 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • The Sixties Sensation is scheduled to perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 30 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Strada di Villaggio. Admission is free. Visit lakeslasvegas.com.
  • The M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Concert at 7 p.m. Aug. 30. Tickets start at $25. Visit tinyurl.com/mlagea.
  • Comedian Jim Breuer is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 and 6 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $35. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • The annual Buckles & Barrels for Bailey charity race is scheduled for Sept. 5-7 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. Admission is free. Proceeds are set to benefit the Spring Valley Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit. Visit bucklesandbarrels4bailey.com.
  • Galaxy Green Valley Luxury + movie theater, 4500 E. Sunset Road, plans a classics series. Films scheduled include “The Breakfast Club,” Aug. 24; “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” Oct. 19; and “Home Alone,” Dec. 7. Tickets are $7 or $15 for two tickets and a large popcorn. Visit galaxytheaters.com.
  • New Vista plans wine walks in which patrons can sample up to 20 wines hosted by Southern Wine & Spirits Nevada and Lee’s Discount Liquor from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 6 and Oct. 25 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas. Tickets are $25. Visit newvistanv.org.
  • Deana Martin is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 and 14 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • The 2014 Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championships golf tournament is planned for 7 a.m. Sept. 30 at Cascata Golf Course, 1 Cascata Drive, in Boulder City. Participation costs $800 for two people or $1,600 for four. A portion of the proceeds is set to benefit Keep Memory Alive, a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds for the research and treatment of brain disorders. Participants must register by Sept. 20. Call 702-798-1819.
 

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