Centennial Things to Do, Dec. 10-16


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The Treasures of Christmas, an annual winter holiday ice show that features local figure skaters of all ages performing to music the whole family will enjoy is planned at 6 p.m. Dec. 14 at Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. The original show follows the story of seven young girls and a boy who find a small map indicating a lost treasure. They decide to go on the journey together and meet several friends along the way, only ending up to find the true meaning of Christmas. General admission is $10, but a $2 discount is offered in exchange for a donation of at least three canned goods for the Salvation Army.

The Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, plans to host daily oil painting seminars for adults 50 or older from 9 to 11 a.m. through Dec. 18. The cost is $25. Novices and experts are welcome. Call 702-229-1702.

The meeting room inside the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive, is set to host the Rhodes Elementary School Honor Choir from 2 to 2:45 p.m. Dec. 11. All ages are invited to hear a free selection of holiday favorites and celebrate the season with the Centennial Hills community. Call 702-507-6107.

Revolver Saloon is scheduled to host Krystal Keith at 9 p.m. Dec. 12 inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

The art gallery inside the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive, plans to host “Moods in Color,” an all-ages art exhibit from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays through Sundays starting Dec. 12. Exhibit organizers plan to keep artist Rita Steffens’ oil paintings of desert figures and landscapes on display through Feb. 4. Call 702-507-6107.

The meeting room inside the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive, plans to host award-winning author Maxwell Alexander Drake for a fiction writing workshop from 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 15. Aspiring adult, teen and senior authors are invited to join Drake’s lesson on “(crafting) a novel people want to read.” Call 702-507-6107.

The Gilcrease Orchard is closed for the picking season, but it plans to offer daily holiday sleigh rides from 3 to 8 p.m. through Dec. 24. The roughly 20-25-minute sleigh rides are open to all ages and include a group sleigh ride to see Santa at the North Pole. Tickets are $12.50. Children 3 or younger ride free. Call 702-751-2747.

“Glimps,” an exhibit of abstract paintings by Sonya Young, is set to be on display from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily through Dec. 10 in the gallery at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6100.

Chrome Showroom guests can enjoy Sunday and Monday Night Football at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Sunday games start at 5:30 p.m., and Monday games start at 5:40 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-364-8669.

WORTH A DRIVE

Opportunity Village plans to host nightly nativity performances at 6 and 7 p.m. Dec. 11-14 at the nonprofit’s Ralph & Betty Englestad Campus, 6050 S. Buffalo Drive. Organizers plan to host additional 8 p.m. shows Dec. 13 and 14. Entry and parking are free, with seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Nativity is a 25-minute performance that follows the Biblical account of the birth of Jesus Christ as told by the apostles in the New Testament. The not-for-profit production is presented by members of the Red Rock Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visit thenativitylv.com.

Glittering Lights, the holiday drive-through spectacular, is scheduled through Jan. 5 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is set to feature more than 400 animated lights along a 2.5-mile racetrack. The event is scheduled from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is $15 per vehicle on weeknights and $20 Friday through Sunday and holidays. The first 15,000 vehicles will receive a gift bag filled with goodies. Purchase tickets on site or in advance at glitteringlightslasvegas.com. Discount tickets are available at Walgreens.

Bank of America is offering free museum access through its Museums on Us program the first weekend of every month. Anyone with a U.S. Trust, Merrill Lynch or Bank of America debit or credit card can visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, the Las Vegas Natural History Museum or the Springs Preserve free. Show your card at the ticket window. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.

Ballroom dancing is planned from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 2 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-795-8140.

Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s sustainable farmers market is set to be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays inside the Desert Living Center at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is free, and purchases are cash only.

PLAN AHEAD

Ward 6 Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross is set to host the annual Cowboy Christmas and Car Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 17 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Event-day registration is $35 of cash payments only. Vendors will need to bring their own tables and pay a $25 fee. Contact Michelle Thackston at 702-229-6154 or mthackston@lasvegasnevada.gov.

The story room inside the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive, is set to host Winter Holidays from Around the World from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 18. Kids ages 6 to 11 are invited to learn about winter holidays from many different cultures, hear stories and make something fun to take home. Space is limited for all Centennial Hills Library programs. Passes will be given out a half-hour before the program starts. Call 702-507-6107.

Revolver Saloon is scheduled to host 2nd Wheel featuring Bryce Soderberg of Lifehouse at 9 p.m. Dec. 19 at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors open at 8 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

Revolver Saloon is scheduled to host Ryan Whyte Maloney at 9 p.m. Dec. 26 at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors open at 8 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

The story room inside the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive, is set to host Scottish Tales from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 15. Kids ages 6 to 11 are invited to learn about Scottish culture and myth and play some games from the Highlands. Space is limited for all Centennial Hills Library programs. Passes will be given out a half-hour before the program starts. Call 702-507-6107.

The story room inside the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive, is set to host Kids Chapter Book Club: Animals from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Kids ages 6 to 11 are invited to learn about chapter books on animals and share some of their favorites. Space is limited for all Centennial Hills Library programs. Passes will be given out a half-hour before the program starts. Call 702-507-6107.

The Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive, is scheduled to host Bobby Caldwell at 8 p.m. Feb. 15 and 2 p.m. Feb. 16. Guests must be 21 or older. Tickets start at $29.50. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

ONGOING EVENTS

The story room inside the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive, hosts Yu-Gi-Oh card games from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of every month. Kids 11 to 17 are invited to bring their own cards and duel. Call 702-507-6107.

The Las Vegas Farmers Market is scheduled to set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first and third Saturday of the month at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Admission to the park is free during the market. Visit lasvegasfarmersmarket.com.

Free line dancing lessons are offered from 8:15 to 9 p.m. most Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at the Revolver Saloon Dance Hall inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

The Cheyenne Saloon, 3103 N. Rancho Drive, offers live music starting at 9:30 or 10 p.m. most Wednesdays through Sundays. Tickets prices vary. Visit reverbnation.com or call 702-645-4139.

The West End Boys Sunday Morning Car Show, a free get-together for auto enthusiasts, is planned from 7 to 10 a.m. Sundays in the Santa Fe Mining Company parking lot, 5021 N. Rainbow Blvd. Email judggto69@aol.com.

The Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary, 8103 Racel St., is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. The sanctuary is home to birds, pigs, goats, llamas, donkeys, reptiles and more. Visit naturesanctuarygilcrease.org.

The Santa Fe Station Bowling Center, 4949 N. Rancho Drive, offers a DJ from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

 

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