IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Works by artist Jim Longwell are scheduled to be on display through Nov. 29 at The Gallery at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. Longwell uses a technique called encaustic, a medium in which beeswax is applied using a torch and a heat gun. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.
Legacy X, a Las Vegas-based community project, has planned a 5K and 1-mile run for 9 a.m. Nov. 10 at the History Walk Path inside Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. The run will be a warm-up race to prepare for the Las Vegas Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon. The event will feature live entertainment and vendors. To register, visit tinyurl.com/legacyx5k.
The Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Drive, is open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. Admission is free, but guests must sign in. Visit cityofhenderson.com.
E-String Grill & Poker Bar, 2031 W. Sunset Road, offers live entertainment several days a week. Visit estringlive.com.
Ethel M Chocolates, 2 Cactus Garden Drive, is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. A free factory tour, cactus garden and factory store are offered. Visit ethelm.com.
Shakespeare’s Grill & Pub, 790 Coronado Center Drive, hosts Pub Quiz from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 702-837-7900.
The Henderson farmers market is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Admission is free. Visit hendersonlive.com.
The Country Fresh farmers market is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free.
WORTH A DRIVE
A Wetlands Park Discovery Hike Woof Walk is planned for 9:15 a.m. Nov. 10 at Wetlands Park, 7050 E. Wetlands Park Lane. A guide will take hikers on a family scavenger hunt with a fall theme. Participation is free, but registration is required. Additional hikes are planned for 9:15 a.m. Nov. 16 (Connecting to Place) and 6 a.m. Nov. 23 ( Beaver: An Unexpected Resident). Visit wetlandspark.eventbrite.com to sign up.
A Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society Masterworks concert is scheduled at 3 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $18 for adults, $12 for seniors, disabled residents and military personnel or $8 for students with ID. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
Sin City Opera’s production of “The Medium” by Gian Carlo Menotti is scheduled at 8 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $15. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
The Grape Expectations Blind Wine Auction to benefit the programs of the Family Institute of Nevada is scheduled for 6 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at Faciliteq Interiors, 817 S. Main St. Admission is two bottles of the same wine, one of which will be covered for a blind tasting and the other auctioned off. RSVP at 702-629-7024 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Las Vegas Little Theatre is set to show “It Runs in the Family” through Nov. 17 on the Mainstage, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org.
A City of Las Vegas Ward 5 fishing derby is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 9 at Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. Registration is required by noon Nov. 6. To register, call 702-229-5443. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov.
Performances of Green Day’s “American Idiot” are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 and 2 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Judy Bayley Theatre at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $30 for adults or $25 for students, seniors and military personnel. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
The Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater is set to perform new works at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The performance will include “Firebird,” with music by Igor Stravinsky, choreographed by founder/artistic director Bernard H. Gaddis. Tickets are $24 to $79. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
A Fall Bazaar is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. Expect crafts, food and children’s rides and games. Call 702-838-7444.
Signature Productions plans to present “Guys and Dolls” at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, through Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Nov. 9 and 16. Tickets are $30 for adults, $28 for seniors 60 or older and students 13 or older and $20 for children 3 to 12. Visit signatureproductions.net and click on “Tickets,” or for groups of 20 or more, call 702-878-7529.
Corvette enthusiasts with the Vegas Valley Vettes have scheduled their second annual Turkey Shoot and Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N. Decatur Blvd. Participants are expected make a $5 per-shot donation to benefit homeless veterans in Las Vegas. Contact group president Jim Wolf at 702-494-9653.
Sam’s Town Live! at 5111 Boulder Highway, has scheduled a tribute show for Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. called “Frank, Dean and Sammy, Live!” for 8 p.m. Nov. 8. Tickets start at $15. Call 702-284-7777 or visit samstownlv.com.
The 16th annual Duel in the Desert for IMCA Modifieds is scheduled for Nov. 7-9 at The Dirt Track at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The dirt track race is set to hold practice night at 4 p.m. Nov. 6. It is free for spectators. Tickets for the actual race range from $15 to $20 for adults, $12 to $15 for seniors and military personnel and $6 to $8 for children. Visit lvms.com.
Mickie Finnz Fish House & Bar and The Animal Network plan their Pins for Pets Bowling, Brew & BBQ fundraiser for 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The event is set to include two hours of bowling (including rental shoes), a pitcher of brew per lane for those 21 or older, barbecue by Mickie Finnz Fish House & Bar, a variety of silent auction items, mystery prizes and more. Proceeds will go toward veterinary bills, boarding, spay/neuter, food, supplies, marketing materials and other needs of successfully adopting out homeless pets. Tickets are $25 per person in advance or $100 per lane for up to five people at animalnetwork-lv.com or by calling 702-525-4707. Tickets will be $30 per person at the door while supplies last.
Glittering Lights, the holiday drive-through spectacular, is scheduled Nov. 15 through Jan. 5 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North, Nov. 15. The event is set to feature more than 400 animated lights along a 2.5-mile racetrack. The event is scheduled to be open 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 available at Walgreens.
The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road, is scheduled to host Eagles tribute band The Long Run at 8 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9. Admission is $5. Visit cannerycasino.com.
“Sculptural Patterns: Life, Nature, and Reflections from the World We Live In,” featuring work by Bobbie Ann Howell, is scheduled to be on display at the Grand Gallery at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., through Nov. 14. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
Las Vegas Solari Hospice Care is scheduled to host its annual Celebration of Life service from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The event honors the lives of hospice patents who died from Sept. 1, 2012, through Aug. 31, 2013. The service will include comments from hospice care administrators and a reading of patients’ names. Live music and refreshments will also be provided. Call 702-870-0000.
The Artz to Go bus is scheduled to visit from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. Art teachers are set to provide free art instruction, books and snacks to children. Visit cityoftheworld.org or call 702-523-5306.
MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
The “Top to Toe: A Look at American Hats and Shoes” exhibit is slated to run through Dec. 31 at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway. The museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except Christmas and New Year’s Day. Admission is for adults and for seniors and children. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7955.
City Lights Gallery, 3 E. Army St., is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
The Nevada State Railroad Museum, 601 Yucca St., Boulder City, offers train rides at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets for most rides are 0 for adults 12 or older, $5 for children 4 to 11 and free for children 3 or younger. Visit nevadasouthern.com or call 702-486-5933 for the schedule.