Southwest Things to Do, Sept. 4-10, 2014


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The Sand Dollar Lounge, 3355 Spring Mountain Road, plans to feature weekly live music. The Vegas Brothers are set for Sept. 4, the Harpo Band for Sept. 5, The Stoney Curtis Band for Sept. 6 and the Rockie Brown Band for Sept. 8. Call 312-515-1389 or visit sanddollarloungelv.com.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., has two free art exhibitions: “Posts” with artist Jeff Fulmer is planned through Sept. 6; and “Three Minutes Exhibition” with photographer Seder Burns is set to run Sept. 11-Nov. 26. Both shows are to be available for viewing 12:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Saturdays. Call 702-229-1012.

Top mixed martial arts fighters from across the countryare set to go head to head at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. The event is for those 18 or older, and tickets range from $30 to $75. Visit silvertoncasino.com or call 702-263-7777.

The dance club Assimilation, 4821 Spring Mountain Road, plans to host Tiki Apocalypse at 11:30 p.m. Sept. 6. Call 918-853-7941.

The Hot Vegas Nites Car Show is scheduled for 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $5. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans Nature’s Pharmacy from 1 to 2 p.m. Sept. 6. Learn about ancient Indian Ayurveda medicines and medicinal and culinary benefits of spices and herbs. The cost is $3 for members and $5 for nonmembers. Visit springspreserve.org.

A Ward 5 Free Bluegrass in the Park event is planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 7 at Lorenzi Park Lake Band Shell, 3333 W. Washington Ave. Call 702-229-5443.

Neil Sedaka is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $39.95. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

Super Summer Theatre plans performances of “Arsenic and Old Lace” for 7:05 p.m. Sept. 4-6, 11-13 and 18-20 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Tickets are $12.95 in advance or $20 at the gate. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

An exhibit by Sush Machida titled “Tokyo in Vegas: Vision Collision” is set to be displayed from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Sept. 27 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The show is free for members or with paid general admission. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

PLAN AHEAD

The BlackJacks are scheduled to play at 10 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. The event is free. Visit palms.com or follow the local rock band on Facebook.

The Las Vegas Numismatic Society Fall Coin Show is set for Sept. 12-14 at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Dealer set-up and entry hours are 2 to 7 p.m. Dealer early bird entry is $50. Public hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Public admission is $3 for all three days, free for members of coin clubs, seniors 65 or older, Boy Scouts, military in uniform and children 8 or younger. ANACS, America’s oldest rare coin authentication and certification service, will accept submissions on site at the show all three days. A coupon is available at ckshows.com or call 888-330-5188 or 800-208-1810 for details.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is set to host its second annual Circus Garden Party from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 13. The family festival includes games, caricatures, face painting, balloon artists, live music, samples, chef demos, silent auction, raffle, dancing and cocktails. Early bird tickets are $50 for two adults, $30 for one adult and free for kids younger than 12. All proceeds go to the Healthy School, Healthy Life Program. Visit createachangenow.org or call 702-375-9330.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., has scheduled an Autumn Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 13. Get tips on planting and care. Visit springspreserve.com or call 702-822-7700.

The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, has scheduled a free showing of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 13. Call 702-507-6036 or visit lvccld.org.

The eighth annual Clif Bar CrossVegas bicycle race event is set for Sept. 10 at the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Races are set to begin at 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Visit crossvegas.com.

Pepe Aguilar is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $71. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

A free lecture titled “Feng Shui: The Significance of Art in the Home,” is planned from 1-2:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Call 702-507-3964 or visit lvccld.org.

Picnic In The Park for ages 50 or older is planned at 10 a.m. Sept. 18 at Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. Advance registration is required. Hamburgers, hot dogs, old-fashioned potato salad and more are planned with entertainment and games. Call 702-229-6125.

Ian Anderson is set to perform “The Best of Jethro Tull” at 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $50. Visit palms.com/events-calendar.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is planning Night at the Museum - Monsters University! for ages 5 to 12 from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 20. The event is a kids-only night with film screening, pizza, snacks, crafts and more. The cost is $20 for members or $25 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., has scheduled Contra Dance for ages 8 or older Sept. 20. Participants can dance to a live acoustic band; group lessons are planned at 6:30 p.m. and regular dance is from 7 to 10 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults or $5 for members, students or military. It is $3 for children younger than 16. Call 702-656-9513 or visit lasvegascountrydance.org. USA Ballroom Dance for ages 13 or older is also planned from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Sept. 27. The cost is $10 adults or $5 for military or students ages 13-25. Call 702-260-0772 or visit usadancelasvegas.org.

The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., is set to host Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend at 7 p.m. Sept. 18-20. Admission starts at $65 per night. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.

REO Speedwagon is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 19 and 20 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $59.95. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

Community Counseling Center of Southern Nevada’s Bite at the Museum fundraising event is scheduled for 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 20 at the the Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The event is slated to include live entertainment, a silent auction, appetizers and an after-hours stroll through the museum. Tickets start at $75. Visit biteatthemuseum.com.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., has scheduled an Asian Heritage Celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 27. The event is set to feature music, dance, cultural performances, traditional food, a colorful lantern parade, karaoke and origami. The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 5-12 and free for those 4 or younger. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

Comedian Paula Poundstone is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $19.95. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

Greek food, dancing and live music are planned during the 42nd annual Greek Food Festival from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 25, 3 to 11 p.m. Sept. 26, noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 27 and noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 28 at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 S. El Camino Road. The event will include vendors selling clothing, jewelry, art and cultural and religious items. Church tours and a children’s area also are planned. Admission is $6 or free for children 12 or younger, military personnel and their families. A $10 pass is available for all three days. Visit www.lasvegasgreekfestival.com or call 702-221-8245.

Australian Pink Floyd is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $40. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Crosby, Stills and Nash are set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 27 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $59. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Mob-Con is set for Sept. 27 and 28 at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. The event is set to include talks by former Mafia members and law enforcement officials, raffles, auctions and vendors. Tickets start at $180 and include two-day entrance and cocktail party. Visit mob-con.net.

Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd., is planning HallOVeen at the Magical Forest from 5 to 9 p.m. on weekends in October and on Halloween Eve and Halloween. This family-friendly event is to feature games, nightly parades, crafts, spooky movies, rides and entertainers. Tickets can be purchased at opportunityvillage.org.

The Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, is set to host the Rockabilly Rockout, a four-day weekend music festival event, Oct. 2-5. It features 16 bands, 10 disc jockeys, vendors and more. Tickets are $120. Visit rockabillyrockout.com.

“Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival” is planned at 6 p.m. Oct. 3 and 1 and 4 p.m. Oct. 4 and 5 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $20. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.

Good Samaritan Christian Academy plans its fourth annual Sips for Scholarships silent auction and wine tasting from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Good Samaritan Lutheran Church, 8425 W. Windmill Lane. Tickets are $15, and attendees must be 21 or older. Call 702-407-6749 or visit goodsamlv.com.

The 18th annual Desert Thunder Motorcycle Rally/Classic Car Show is set from 5 p.m. to midnight Oct. 10-11 at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. The event is set to include celebrities, live music, a bike show, a classic car show, poker, vendors, raffles, a live auction and more. Desert Thunder is a Children’s Charity dedicated to raising funds that are donated to children’s service organizations in Southern California and Southern Nevada. A $20 day pass is available for locals. Special hotel rates, sponsorships, vendor opportunities and registration are available by visiting desertthunder.org.

Comedian Bill Maher is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $50. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

The Las Vegas Legends, part of the Major Arena Soccer League, are set to play 10 home games at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., beginning with a preseason game Oct. 12. Individual tickets are $9 for children and $20 for adults; season tickets are $70 for children and $120 for adults; and VIP season tickets are $320. Call 702-233-3600 or visit lasvegaslegends.com.

The art exhibit “Fusionaroma” by Behzad Dowlatshahi and Samira Nozari, published poets and painters known in Iran, is set to be displayed Oct. 28-Jan. 4 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. It features various styles — abstract, expressionism, conceptual, figurative, realism and wet-on-wet (alla prima) paintings with oil and acrylic on canvas. Call 702-507-3820.

Erasure is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $39. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

John Prine is set to perform at 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $39. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

ONGOING EVENTS

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. has scheduled Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing for ages 8 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays. The cost is $4 per person. Learn international dance styles, including Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Israeli, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian and Turkish folk dances. Call 702-732-4871 or visit ethnicexpresslasvegas.org.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., is set to host Scottish country dancing for ages 13 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. every Friday. Cost is $5 per person. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.

The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, offers free Zumba Fitness classes, and licensed instructor Jean Smith teaches dance fitness to Latin rhythms, appropriate for all ages and fitness levels, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays. Call 702-507-6030 or visit lvccld.org. This class is also offered at Grace Valley Church, 1370 E. Robindale Road (702-454-9328), and at 6 p.m. Fridays at Body Focus Fitness, 7380 S. Eastern Ave. (702-228-4967).

A free open mic event is planned from 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Call 702-365-7111 or visit orleanscasino.com.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is set to provide guided garden walks from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. General admission for locals is $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military and $4.95 for children 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to feed the animals in its Living Collections at 11:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. General admission for locals costs $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military and $4.95 for children 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.

Ongoing shows at Money Plays, 4755 W. Flamingo Road, include live local bands at 9 p.m. Saturdays and an open mic night at 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. 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 is scheduled to perform from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays and from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave. He also is scheduled at 8:45 p.m. Mondays at Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit john-windsor.com.

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

The Peter Love Trio is scheduled to perform 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.

WILLplay is scheduled to perform 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. 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.

The West Flamingo Senior Center, 6255 W. Flamingo Road, is set to offer beginner, intermediate and advanced tap dance classes. Each class is offered twice a week, and a six-week session costs $37. Call 702-455-7742.

 

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