IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
The College of Southern Nevada is scheduled to host a solo exhibit by area artist and part-time CSN instructor Robin Stark Oct. 4 through Nov. 29 at the Artspace Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Stark’s “Ceramic Reflections” will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Call 702-651-4146 or visit csn.edu.
The College of Southern Nevada is scheduled to host a solo exhibit by University of Nevada, Las Vegas graduate Cathryn Sugg Oct. 11 through Dec. 6 at the CSN Fine Arts Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Sugg’s “Chauvinism at Work: Role Evolution?” will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 702-651-4146 or visit csn.edu.
Students at the College of Southern Nevada and members of the Las Vegas theater community are set to join together to direct and perform one-act plays scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 and 5 and 2 p.m. Oct. 6 at the BackStage Theatre, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. General admission is $5. Seating is limited. Experienced actors and directors, as well as those who are new to theater, are encouraged to participate. The festival involves more than 30 people as directors, actors or crew members. Call the CSN ticket office at 702-651-5483 or visit csn.edu/pac.
The Left of Center Art Gallery is set to host “Perceptions in Translation” through Nov. 23 at 2207 W. Gowan Road. The art installations from “three unique artists with similar ethnic backgrounds” will be open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Call gallery director Marylou Evans at 702-647-7378.
WORTH A DRIVE
The fourth annual Grapes & Hops Festival is set from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Wine and beer tastings are planned, along with food samples from Stripburger, El Segundo Sol and Mon Ami Gabi, music by The Busker Kings and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit Par for The Cure, a nonprofit that raises funds for breast cancer research. Tickets are $40 in advance or two for $70. Remaining tickets will be sold at the gate for $50. Each admission includes a sampling glass and unlimited wine, beer and food samples. Springs Preserve members receive $5 off each ticket. Visit springspreserve.org.
Locals with valid ID can enjoy $6 off the $20 admission to the “50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic” exhibit by mentioning “Imagine Exhibitions Loves Locals” at the Imagine Exhibitions Gallery box office in The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, during October. Visit imagineexhibitions.com.
The Resort on Mount Charleston is set to host Murder on the Mountain, an interactive three-course murder mystery dinner, from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Resort’s Aspen Room at 2275 Kyle Canyon Road. Dinner tickets start at $80 per person and $160 per couple. Call 702-872-5500 or visit mtcharlestonresort.com.
“Glimps,” an exhibit of abstract paintings by Sonya Young, is set to be on display from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 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 Night Football at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. The game schedule for October includes Houston vs. San Francisco on Oct. 6. Doors open at 5 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-364-8669.
Chrome Showroom guests can enjoy Monday Night Football at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. The game schedule for October includes Atlanta vs. the New York Jets on Oct. 7. All games begin at 5:40 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-364-8669.
Bank of America is offering free museum access through its Museums on Us program the first weekend of every month. Oct. 5-6, 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 for 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. every Thursday inside the Desert Living Center at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is free, and purchases are cash only.
Five-time Grammy Award-nominated jazz fusion pianist David Benoit joins special guest David Pack at 8 p.m. Oct. 12 in the Access Showroom at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $25. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Visit www.aliantegaming.com or call 702-692-7777.
North Las Vegas is set to open Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Ranch Road, at 9 a.m. Oct. 25, with a free all-day celebration and an evening concert. Festivities are planned until 4 p.m. and be followed by a surprise celebrity concert at 6 p.m. The 170-acre park offers multiple playgrounds, gazebos for weddings, corporate retreats and birthday parties, a 5-acre dog park and 64 community garden plots and a four-bowl skatepark, athletic fields and bucolic scenery. Contact city of North Las Vegas spokeswoman Juliet Casey at 702-633-2613 or visit cityofnorthlasvegas.com.
Country rockers Parmalee are scheduled to visit the Access Showroom 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $17.50. Visit wwww.aliantegaming.com or call 702-692-7777.
Four congregations representing different ethnic backgrounds are planning a multicultural festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4601 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Craft makers and other vendors are invited to the festival, yard sale and craft fair. Sales spaces are $10. Participating congregations include First Thai-Lao Presbyterian Church, Taiwanese-American Presbyterian Church of Las Vegas and First Filipino American Presbyterian Church of Southern Nevada. Music and dances start at 11 a.m. Call 702-648-8437.
Sherry Gordy’s A-List Open Mic is set for 8 p.m. Thursdays at Fiesta Rancho’s Club Tequila, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-631-7000.
Coffee Cup Skate, an open skate for anyone 45 or older, is scheduled from 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5, and the arena provides coffee and cookies. Visit fiestarancholasvegas.com or call 702-638-3785.
Trivia Night is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the ETA Lounge at the Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Cover charge is $5. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Karate Karaoke is scheduled at 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Whiskey Dick’s, 2750 E. Craig Road. There is no cover charge. Call 702-399-3425.
The Goodbuy Auto Auction is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursdays at 2024 Losee Road. Viewing times are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Visit goodbuyautoauction.com.
The Boogie Knights are scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Fridays at the Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Loveshack is scheduled to perform Fridays at South Padre at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Doors open at 8 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.
A gospel showcase is planned at 8 p.m. Fridays in the showroom at Digiworld Entertainment and Productions, 3432 N. Bruce St., Suite 1. The event features local talent dancing, singing and acting. Admission is free. Call Darry Lighten at 702-460-9266.
Dueling Pianos are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. Fridays in the ETA Lounge at the Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Darrin Michaels is scheduled to perform from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the A-Bar at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.
Deftal DJs are scheduled to perform Friday and Saturday nights in the ETA Lounge at the Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Broadacres Marketplace and Event Center, 2930 Las Vegas Blvd., North, has Friday night shopping and events. In addition to the marketplace’s more than 1,150 vendor spaces and buildings, it offers a wide variety of entertainment, food and beverages. Hours of operation are 4 to 10 p.m. Fridays and 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is $1 on Fridays and Saturdays and $1.50 on Sundays. Visit broadacresmec.com.
Strap on a set of ice skates for Cosmic DJ Skate Night, scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $6.50, and skate rental is $3.
The Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive, plans to host an Old School Dance Party with rotating bands from 8:30 p.m. to 12:45 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the Cabo Lounge. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit fiestarancho.sclv.com.
The Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive, hosts Ladies Night on Fridays at Club Tequila. Doors open at 10:30 p.m. There is a $10 cover charge for men. On Saturdays, catch DJ Carlos as he spins the best in regional Mexican music. Doors open at 10 p.m. Cover charge is $10. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit fiestarancho.sclv.com.
Noche Caliente Latina featuring Volume 1 is set for 10 p.m. Saturdays in the Access Showroom at the Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Cover charge is $5; women are admitted free. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Acoustic Junkyard is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Saturdays in the ETA Lounge at the Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Cover charge is $5. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Yellow Brick Road is scheduled to perform Saturdays at South Padre at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Doors open at 9 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.
Caliente Latin Nights with DJ Leo and his Go Go Dancers are scheduled from 10:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays in the Royal Street Theater at Jerry’s Nugget, 1821 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Admission is free with the purchase of two drinks but limited to adults 21 or older. Visit jerrysnugget.com or call 702-399-3000.