Things to Do in North Las Vegas


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Magic comedy shows are scheduled at 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday in the Nicholas Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., to benefit Sin City Saint Rescue, a local chapter of the St. Bernard Rescue Foundation. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 the day of the show. Visit sincitysaintrescue.org or call 896-1049.

The Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road, is set to host a performance of Dennis DeYoung and The Music of Styx at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit cannerycasino.com or call 507-5700.

Strap on a set of ice skates for Cosmic DJ Skate Night from 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at SoBe Ice Arena at the Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $6.50 and ice skate rental is $3.

Worth a Drive

The Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort, 6725 Lee Canyon Road on Mount Charleston, is slated to host the finish of the 17.5-mile Mount Charleston Hill Climb 2011 bike race from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Cyclists registered for the event receive complimentary lunch and chair lift rides. Others are invited to purchase tickets and lunch. Competitors are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes. Prizes will be awarded.

The resort's first Oktoberfest is is slated to include traditional German fare and live music on the new patio from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit skilasvegas.com or call 385-2754.

The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre plans to present "Charlotte's Web" Friday through Oct. 16 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for teens, seniors and military personnel and $3 for children younger than 12. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 229-6383.

Clark County's 18th annual Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 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. Visit lvrenfair.com.

Shakespeare in the Park's free production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday at Discovery Park, 2011 Paseo Verde Parkway. Visit hendersonlive.com.

The "Body Carnvial: Science of Fun and Being You" exhibit is set to open Saturday at the Lied Discovery Children's Museum, 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Visit ldcm.org or call 382-5437.

The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, 3800 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering free admission to visitors from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday as part of the Smithsonian Magazine's annual Museum Day. Patrons can view works from "A Sense of Place: Landscapes from Monet to Hockney" with a free ticket printed from bellagio.com/bgfa. Tickets are limited to two per household.

The Atomic Testing Museum, 755 E. Flamingo Road, is hosting "Area 51: Special projects," which offers visitors a chance to meet workers from Area 51 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Tickets are $20. Visit atomictestingmuseum.org or call 794-5151.

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre plans to perform "A Streetcar Named Desire" at 8 p.m. Friday in the Judy Bayley Theatre at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Performances are set to run through Oct. 16. Tickets start at $20. Visit pac.unlv.edu.

The Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering at University of Nevada, Las Vegas plans the second installment of the Dean's Conversation Series from 7:30 to 9 p.m. today in the Science and Engineering Building lobby at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Dean Rama Venkat will be joined by veterans of the Cold War and the A-12 Supersonic Reconnaissance Aircraft program and CIA historian Dr. David Robarge at the free event. Visit go.unlv.edu/node/8274.

Plan ahead

The College of Southern Nevada choral and instrumental programs plan a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Nicholas Horn Theatre at the CSN Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. The concert is a fundraising effort for the Joe Williams Music Scholarship Fund. The fund, established in 1989, has helped more than 400 CSN students achieve their music education goals. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Call 651-5483.

A free demonstration of the wide array of College of Southern Nevada dance classes -- ballet, modern, jazz, tap, ballroom, yoga, Middle-Eastern along with special presentations from the dance club and choreography class -- is scheduled at 1 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Nicholas Horn Theatre at the CSN Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Call 651-4201.

Photographer Vincent Laforet's free public lecture "Evolution from Still to Motion" is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Nicholas Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Visit tinyurl.com/5tlk89f.

Noah's Animal House is set to celebrate its four-year anniversary with a charity event from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 20 at Body English inside the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road. The nonprofit organization works in conjunction with Shade Tree to shelter the pets of abused women. Attendees can enjoy food, a live auction, a hosted bar and live music. Diana Bennett is set to be honored for her ongoing support of the organization. Tickets are $100. Visit noahslasvegas.org.

The City Moves dance concert is scheduled for 1 p.m. Oct. 22-23 in the Nicholas Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Performers from the Las Vegas Strip are set to lend their talent to this fourth annual benefit for the CSN Performing Arts Center and Family Promise of Las Vegas. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. Ticket price includes a post-show reception. Call 651-5483.

A chamber music concert is set for 2 p.m. Oct. 23 in the Nicholas Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Tickets are $5. Call 651-5483.

 

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