Things to do in Henderson


n Shakespeare in the Park is slated for 7 p.m. Saturday at Seven Hills Park, 1550 Seven Hills Drive, Henderson. This year's Shakespeare selection is "A Midsummer Night's Dream." The production can be seen again at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at Discovery Park, 2011 Paseo Verde Parkway; 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Costa Di Lago; and 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at River Mountain Park, 1941 Appaloosa Drive. Admission is free. Visit hendersonlive.com.

n "Love 2 Dance" is scheduled at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Showroom in the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The production, created by husband-and-wife dance team Michael and Melinda Kessler, features top dancers and choreographers from Las Vegas Strip shows. Proceeds from tickets, which start at $25, are slated to benefit The Cure 4 The Kids Foundation. Visit americandance.biz.

n RagTag Entertainment plans to present "Smokey Joe's Cafe" at 8 p.m. today at Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets are $15 and are available at all Station Casinos or at stationcasinos.com. Rag-Tag also plans a concert of Cole Porter music from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday at Ovation. Tickets are $10. For details, email ragtagent@yahoo.com or call 280-0481.

n Newly discovered 8 mm footage of famed chimpanzee research pioneer Jane Goodall will take audiences on a journey of her life as she answers pre-submitted questions in a live in-theater event planned for 8 p.m. today in movie theaters across the country. This also marks the national debut of "Jane's Journey," a cinematic biography with appearances by Angelina Jolie and Pierce Brosnan. Colonnade 14, 8880 S. Eastern Ave., and Century 16 South Point 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, are among participating theaters. For a complete list, visit fathomevents.com.

Worth a drive

n The 49th annual Art in the Park benefiting the Boulder City Hospital is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in venues throughout Boulder City. The event includes hundreds of fine artists and craftsmen, live music and food. Visit artinthepark.org or call 293-0214.

n An opening reception is planned for "Seduction of the Innocent," an exhibit exploring censorship in comic books, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Marjorie Barrick Museum at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The event is free, but an RSVP is required. Visit barrickmuseum.unlv.edu or call 895-3381. The exhibit is scheduled to remain on display through Oct. 29.

n UNLV's Performing Arts Center is slated to open the 2011-12 Charles Vanda Master Series with the Utah Symphony, featuring conductor David Lockington and pianist Jeremy Denk, at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The concert is set to include Mendelssohn's "The Hebrides" and Beethoven's "Piano Concerto No. 1." Tickets are $35, $50 and $75. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 895-2787.

n Motorcycles + Art + Music is scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday at Bar + Bistro at the Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd. The event is set to include classic motorcycles, live music, body painting and a roasted pig. Visit barbistroaf.com or call 644-9412.

n The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Symphony Orchestra plans a concert from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. today at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10 and $8, with discounts for seniors, military and students. Call 895-2787.

n "The Scoop on Poop! The Science of What Animals Leave Behind," the newest visiting exhibit at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., invites science lovers to test their No. 2 IQ with interactive activities through Jan. 8. Visit springspreserve.org.

n Disney's "Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever!" is scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday, 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 12:30, 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Monday at The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $18.50, $23.50, $36.50 and $69.50. Visit orleansarena.com or call 284-7777.

Plan ahead

n Henderson is slated to host Hispanic International Day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. A parade is scheduled from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Organizers hope to draw representation from different countries. Visit hendersonlive.com.

n Benise -- The Spanish Guitar, a performance of flamenco music, is slated to show from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets are $10. Visit hendersonlive.com.

n The 18th annual Clark County Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 7-8 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 9 in its temporary home at Silver Bowl Park, 6800 E. Russell Road. Tickets are $10 per day for adults and $5 for seniors 60 or older and children 5 to 12. Three-day passes are $25 for adults and $10 for seniors and children. Children 4 or younger will be admitted free. The event includes historic re-enactments, combat, arts and crafts, food and entertainment. Visit lvrenfair.com.

Discounts for Locals

n Las Vegas residents receive 30 percent off red and blue zone orchestra tickets for Blue Man Group shows at The Venetian. Use the code LOCALS30. Visit blueman.com/offers/vegaslocal.

n Cirque du Soleil's "Viva Elvis" at Aria has a locals' offer with two tickets starting at $75. Call 877-274-0438 and use the code word "locals."

n Disney's "The Lion King" at Mandalay Bay is offering two-for-one tickets for orchestra and front mezzanine seats. Call 632-7580 and use the code word "pride."

 

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