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Throwback Thursdays with Jazzin’ Jeanne Brei & The Speakeasy Swingers is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 2 at the Italian American Club, 2333 E. Sahara Ave. Recommended admission is a $10 donation. There is a also a $5 dance lesson scheduled at 6:15 p.m. Visit iacvegas.com or call 702-457-3866.
Stars and Stardust: Sidewalk Astronomy in the Neon Boneyard is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 4 at the Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is a partnership with the Las Vegas Astronomical Society. At the start of the evening, regular night tour lighting will be on, but the lights are set to be dimmed to afford a clearer view of the stars and Jupiter through the society’s telescopes. The event is free but children must be accompanied by an adult. Visit neonmuseum.org or call 702-387-6366.
In honor of World Hypnosis Day, hypnotist Kevin Lepine has scheduled a complimentary group session at 3 p.m. Jan. 5 at Hooters Hotel, 115 E. Tropicana Ave. The event is limited to 100 participants. To register, call 702-221-0323 or email email@example.com
“Let It Snow,” a puppet show for children 11 or younger, is scheduled for 11 a.m. to noon Jan. 4 at the Enterprise Library 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3760.
Punk Rock Bingo is scheduled at 10 p.m. Jan. 1 at the Double Down Saloon, 4640 Paradise Road. Jenn O. Cide, DJ Rex Dart and special guests are set to play punk rock recordings while patrons play bingo. Visit doubledownsaloon.com or call 702-791-5775.
Stoney LaRue is set to perform at 10 p.m. Jan. 3 at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country at Town Square Las Vegas, 6611 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The free event is limited to patrons 18 or older. Visit stoneysrockincountry.com or call 702-435-2855.
A voice and piano recital featuring Elizabeth Fildes and Kristen Doering is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 3 at the Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $15. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
A Bluegrass in the Park concert is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 5 at Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/ward5 or call 702-229-5443.
Front Page is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Dec. 31 at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit arizonacharliesdecatur.com or call 702-258-5200.
New Year’s Eve Rock and Roll for children 11 or younger is scheduled 11:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 31 at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. Children are invited to dance on bubble wrap and make a musical shaker craft. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3760.
Kristin Chenoweth is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $49 to $175. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
The Paul Cray Experience is scheduled to perform at 8:45 p.m. Dec. 31 at Ri Ra Irish Pub in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit rira.com/las-vegas or call 702- 632-7771.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is scheduled to host “Too Much of a Good Thing Is Wonderful: Liberace and the Art of Costume” from 3 to 10 p.m. daily through Jan. 2. The exhibit features Liberace’s belongings, such as a rhinestone piano, a curated costume collection and video clips of performances. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com.
“Reflections of the Ebony Guys, Dolls & Techs,” a selection of historical photos of black chorus line performers and behind-the-scenes workers, is set to be on display during regular business hours through Jan. 25 at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-4800.
“Posts,” an art exhibit consisting of free-standing painted columns by Jeff Fulmer, is set to be on display during regular business hours from Mondays through Thursdays through Feb. 13 at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
A public employee art exhibit is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays through Jan. 2 at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
“Pow Wow Portraits,” an exhibition of large-format photographs by Lamar Marchese, is set to be on display during regular business hours through Jan. 5 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
TechArt Studio: Teen TechArt Studios Presents! is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 7-9 and 14 at the Enterprise Library 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. Teens are set to learn how to make, edit and share their own movie creations using new technology. Registration is required. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3764.
World’s Apart, an exhibition of metal mesh couture fashion on dolls by mother-son duo Kat and Joshua Diamond, is set to be on display during regular business hours beginning Jan. 7 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. An opening reception is scheduled from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 7. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
As part of the Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: In John Ford Country — Monumental Westerns series, the 1939 film “Stagecoach” is set to be screened from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
Precious Objects, a two-part exhibition of photos by Charles Mintz, is set to be on display from Jan. 9 to April 10 at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., and from Jan. 9 to April 23 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Receptions are scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 9 at Las Vegas City Hall and 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.
Performances of “Mama Mia” are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7-12 and 2:30 p.m. Jan. 11 and 12 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $26 to $129. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Tickets are on sale for “Battle Born — Nevada Proud!,” scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Donato Cabrera is set to conduct the Las Vegas Philharmonic in a concert celebrating the 150th anniversary of the state of Nevada. Tickets are $25 to $94. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Tickets are on sale for Disney On Ice’s “Rockin’ Ever After.” The show is scheduled Jan. 15 to 19 at the Thomas & Mack Center, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit disneyonice.com or unlvtickets.com or call 702-739-3267.
The Thin Mint Sprint 5K and the 1 Mile Shortbread Shuffle are scheduled at 8 a.m. Jan. 25. at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is set to benefit the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada. Registration is $25 before Jan. 24 for the Thin Mint Sprint 5K and $15 for the 1 Mile Shortbread Shuffle. The event is set to be followed by the Cookie KickOff at 9:30 a.m. The free Cookie KickOff is set to include hands-on activities, a rock wall, and a life-size Jenga and Connect Four. Visit girlscoutsnv.com.
The Bet on the Farm! farmers market is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
Weekly children’s events planned at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., include story time, scheduled from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Mondays at the activities center; and toddler time for children 5 or younger, scheduled for 11 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays in the library. The cost is included with general admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
Scottish country dancing is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Fridays at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Admission is $5 and limited to participants 13 or older. Call 702-656-9513 or visit lasvegascountrydance.org.
The Ethnic Express International Folkdancing Club plans an event from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Admission is and limited to participants 8 or older. Visit ethnicexpresslasvegas.org or call 702-732-4871.
Ballroom dancing is planned from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 401 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is . Call 702-795-8140.
The Vegas StrEATS food and culture festival is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month in the Jackie Gaughan Plaza outside the El Cortez, 600 E. Fremont St. Food trucks, live music, artists and more are featured. Visit vegasstreats.com.
The Bootlegger Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd. South, hosts a variety of live entertainment daily. Visit bootleggerlasvegas.com.
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Road, plans to host Jazz Workshop, a quartet, starting at 10 p.m. Mondays. Visit ferraroslasvegas.com.
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.
Blue Beat, an evening of local jazz acts, is scheduled at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at The Beat Coffeehouse, 520 Fremont St. Beer and wine sales begin after 7 p.m. Call 702-409-5563 or visit thebeatlv.com.
The Grand Ole Vegas Revue, a vaudeville-style tribute to early 20th-century theater, is slated to run at 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays in the showroom at the Plaza, 1 S. Main St. Tickets start at 9.95 for adults and 9.95 for children. A 15-minute singalong is set to precede each show. Call 702-946-8934.
The Double Down Saloon, 4640 Paradise Road, hosts a variety of live entertainment throughout the week. Call 702-791-5775 or visit the saloon’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Double-Down-Saloon-Las-Vegas/43793799630.
The Artisan Hotel Boutique, 1501 W. Sahara Ave., plans to host Cuban Nights on Wednesdays. Doors open at 10 p.m. Cuban dance music, hookah and bottle service are planned as DJ Shark spins the turntables. Call 702-862-0485 or visit artisanhotel.com.
Learn to swing dance Fridays at the Aruba Hotel, 1215 Las Vegas Blvd. South. No partner or experience is needed. Beginner and intermediate lessons are set from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by open dancing. Visit swingdancevegas.com.
Jerry Tiffe performs from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit arizonacharliesdecatur.com.
The Bet on the Farm! Farmers Market is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is free. Most farmers accept only cash. Visit springspreserve.org or betonthefarm.com or call 702-822-7700.
The Downtown 3rd Farmers Market is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays on Third Street between Stewart and Ogden avenues in the old downtown transportation hub building. Visit downtown3rd.com.
Happy Hour Improv is scheduled to host a “Jam Session” from 7 to 9 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at Theatre7, 1406 S. Third St. For a 0, cash-only fee, audience members will have an opportunity to participate in the improv show. Visit happyhourimprov.com or call 702-372-3201.
First Friday is scheduled from 5 to 10 p.m. the first Friday of the month in downtown Las Vegas. Admission is free. Free parking with shuttle service is available at the Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. For information on shuttle services, artists, music and more, visit firstfridaylasvegas.com.
The fresh52 farmers market is scheduled from 3 to 7 p.m. Fridays in the Whole Foods Market parking lot at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com.
Nuff Said performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays at Jack’s Irish Pub in Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.
The Knights of Columbus plan an all-ages Saturday Night Stomp swing dance party the third Saturday of each month at 911 E. Ogden Ave. Lessons are scheduled at 7 p.m., and social dancing is set to run from 8 p.m. to midnight. The dress code prohibits jeans. Admission is $5, cash only. Visit saturdaynightstomp.com.
The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society is seeking singers to be part of its upcoming season. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. Sundays in room 159 of the Beam Music Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Call 702-451-6672 or visit snmas.com.
The Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. General admission is 2. Visit discoverykidslv.org.
The Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, military and students and $5 for children 3 to 11. Visit lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466.
The Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North, offers guided tours daily. Daytime tours are set for 9, 9:30 and 10 a.m. and at 7:30, 8, 8:30 and 9 p.m. through July 31. Reservations are recommended. Tickets are 8 or 2 for Nevada residents, seniors, active military and veterans and students. Children 6 or younger are admitted free. Visit neonmusuem.org.
The Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, 500 E. Washington Ave., is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is for anyone 12 or older. Visit parks.nv.gov.
The National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement (the Mob Museum), 300 Stewart Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets are 9 for adults, 3.95 for children ages 5 to 17 and students, 5.95 for seniors, military, law enforcement and teachers and 0 for Nevada residents. Visit themobmuseum.org.
The Nevada State Museum, 309 S. Valley View Blvd., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays through Mondays. Admission is $9.95 for Nevada residents, 8.95 for adults and free for children 18 or younger and for members of the Nevada State Museum or the Springs Preserve. Visit museums.nevadaculture.org.
The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. General admission is 8.95 for adults and $9.95 for Nevada residents. Special rates also are available for seniors, students and military personnel. Visit springspreseve.org.
The National Atomic Testing Museum, 755 E. Flamingo Road, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is 1 for Nevada residents, seniors, military personnel, children ages 7 to 17 and students. Admission to the Area 51 exhibit is an extra $6. Visit nationalatomictestingmuseum.org.
The Pinball Hall of Fame, 1610 E. Tropicana Ave., is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Admission is free, but bring quarters to play the games. Visit pinballmuseum.org.