Things to do in Southwest/Spring Valley, Oct. 15-21


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The McKee Ranch Foundation, 8982 Dean Martin Drive, is set to host a pumpkin patch through Oct. 30. The attraction includes hayrides and a petting zoo. Families are encouraged to bring carrots and crackers for the animals and donations of canned food in return for treats. The event requires a $20 donation per family. The ranch is open from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. All canned food donations are given to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. Call 702-361-9606 or visit mckeeranchevents.com.

Las Vegas band The BONES is set to host a release party for their first album “What Would Ginger Do?” at 9:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at Count Vamp’d, 6750 W. Sahara Ave. Visit theboneslasvegas.com.

More than 30 food trucks, including White Castle, are expected at the Las Vegas Foodie Fest Oct. 18-20 at the Silverton parking lot, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. General admission is $10 for all three days. VIP tickets, which include cocktails and cooking demonstrations, will also be available. The event is open 4 p.m. to midnight Oct. 18, noon to midnight Oct. 19 and noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 20. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Epicurean Charitable Foundation of Las Vegas. Call 702-263-7777 or visit lasvegasfoodiefest.com.

Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck are set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $69. Visit palms.com.

Noches Calientes is set to to perform with Latin Breeze at 10:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Nov. 2 and 16 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $10 and include one free drink. Visit goldcoastcasino.com/entertain.

The Las Vegas Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival is set to return to the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road, from 11 a.m. to midnight Oct. 19. The festival will feature live entertainment, food and drinks. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the door. Children 8 or younger are admitted free. Visit lvakimatsuri.com.

WORTH A DRIVE

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, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-795-8140.

PLAN AHEAD

The Grace Presbyterian Church is scheduled to host a fall festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at 1515 W. Charleston Blvd. The event is set to feature costumes, candy, carnival fun and a chili cook-off. Dinner tickets cost $3. Games and prizes are free. Participants are asked not to wear scary costumes or bring toy weapons. Call the church office at 702-384-4554.

The San Fernando Band is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, 9 p.m. Oct. 25 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit goldcoastcasino.com/entertain.

Mark Knopfler is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $59. Visit palms.com

Alice in Chains is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $66. Visit palms.com.

Noches Calientes is set to perform with the Latin All Stars Orchestra at 10:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Nov. 9 and 23 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $10 and include one free drink. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit goldcoastcasino.com/entertain.

Natalie Cole is set to perform at 8 p.m. on Oct. 26 and 27 at the Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $71. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Joe Darro is set to perform at 1 p.m. Oct. 30 and Nov. 6 the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit goldcoastcasino.com/entertain.

Comedian Jim Breuer is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 at the Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $30. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Frankie Avalon is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov 1-3 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com.

The Las Vegas Little Theatre is set to perform “It Runs in the Family” by Ray Cooney at the Main Stage, 3920 Schiff Drive, on select dates between Nov. 1 and 17. Tickets start at $21. Visit lvlt.org.

Comedian Bill Maher is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov 2. at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $50. Visit palms.com.

Lost Dog Found is set to perform at 10 p.m. Nov. 8-9 at The Lounge inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free.

Paul Williams is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov 9-10 at the at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $20. Visit southpointcasino.com.

The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., is set to show “Despicable Me” at 3 p.m. Nov. 11. Call 702-507-3820 for more information.

Comedian Frank Caliendo is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 15 and 16 at the Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Debbie Reynolds is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15-17 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com.

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band are scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 22-23 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $70. Visit palms.com.

The Endurocross Fall 2013 race is scheduled for 8 p.m. at Nov. 23 at The Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $37. Visit orleanscasino.com.

REO Speedwagon is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 23-24 at the Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $60. Visit orleanscasino.com.

The Las Vegas Invitational basketball tournament is scheduled for Nov. 28 and 29 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $50. Visit orleanscasino.com.

John Legend is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $49. Visit palms.com.

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is set to perform at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $35. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Ralphie May is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29-Dec. 1 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $35. Visit southpointcasino.com.

Wynonna & the Big Noise is set to perform at 8 p.m. Dec. 6-7 at the Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $75. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Jam Hsiao is set to perform at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $58. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Comedian Sinbad is set to perform at 8 p.m. Dec. 13-14 at the Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $50. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Montgomery Gentry and the Charlie Daniels Band are set to perform at 9:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $10. Visit orleanscasino.com.

The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., is set to host a poetry reading from noon to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 14. Some readings may contain strong language or explicit content. The event is free and open to the public. Call 702-507-3820 for more information.

The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., is set to host the Las Vegas Challenge: Division II Basketball Tournament at 10 a.m. Dec. 18-19. General admission is $10. Tickets for students and seniors with ID is $8. Visit orleanscasino.com.

The Las Vegas Classic basketball tournament is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Dec. 22 and 23 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $50. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is set to perform at 8 p.m. Dec. 29-30 at the Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $20. Visit orleanscasino.com.

ONGOING EVENTS

Ongoing shows at Money Plays, 4755 W. Flamingo Road, include live local music at 9 p.m. Saturdays and a live open mic night at 9 p.m. Thursdays. Visit moneyplayslv.com.

Enjoy karaoke from 8 p.m. to midnight Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

Bar 702, 3355 Spring Mountain Road, hosts a variety of live entertainment daily. Call 702-871-6651 or visit bar702lasvegas.com.

John Windsor performs from 5:30 to 9 p.m. the first Friday of each month, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays and from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sundays at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave. He also performs from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Mondays at Ri Ra Las Vegas in Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit john-windsor.com.

Jerry Tiffe performs from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit arizonacharliesdecatur.com.

Franky Perez performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

Nuff Said performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

The Claudine Castro Band is scheduled to perform at 11 p.m. Sundays in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is $10. Visit palms.com.

Santa Fe and the Fat City Horns are scheduled to perform at 10:30 p.m. Mondays in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is $10. Visit palms.com.

The Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, has scheduled a variety of live entertainment six nights a week in the Gold Coast Showroom Lounge. Visit goldcoastcasino.com.

Comedian Eddie Griffin is set to perform at 7 p.m. every Monday through Wednesday at the King’s Room at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $69. Visit riolasvegas.com or call 702-777-2782.

 

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