IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
The Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, plans to host a Countdown to Noon New Year’s event for children from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Dec. 31. Stories, songs and a special version of “fireworks” are planned. Call 702-507-3860. The Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, plans to host New Year’s at Noon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Call 702-507-3710.
Jeneane Marie — In Concert is set for noon Dec. 31 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
Kelly Clinton’s New Year’s at Noon is scheduled for noon and Vegas Super Band New Year’s Party for 10 p.m. Dec. 31 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets for Clinton are available from $15.95, and tickets for Vegas Super Band are available from $29.95. Tickets can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming box office, by calling 702-636-7075 or visiting suncoastcasino.com.
Red Rock Lanes at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., is scheduled to host a New Year’s Eve Cosmic Party from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Dec. 31 with three hours of bowling, shoe rental, a large, single-topping pizza and a pitcher of soft drink for $150 per lane (maximum of five people per lane). Door prizes, colored pin shots, music videos and party favors are also planned. Call 702-797-7467.
Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to present Zowie Bowie Dec. 31 in Rocks Lounge, with doors set to open at 10 p.m. Admission is $30.
Dave Ritz plans to perform in T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., from 6 to 11 p.m. Dec. 31. Call 702-797-7777.
Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd, plans to present Josh Royse from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
The Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to feature live entertainment in Addison’s Lounge through December starting at 8 p.m. Cool Change is scheduled from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dec. 31. Call 702-507-5900.
The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar plans to present Mark O’Toole from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Dec. 31. Call 702-507-5900.
J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub inside the Rampart Casino plans to feature the Rockin’ Mockers from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Dec. 31. Call 702-869-7725.
Hotel California’s “A Salute to the Eagles” is planned for 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4-5 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming box office, by calling 702-636-7075 or by visiting suncoastcasino.com.
George DeMott and Friends are planned for 2 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $15 for nonresidents. Call 702-255-0695.
Free guitar classes are back on the schedule for noon to 1 p.m. the first three Sundays in January at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The next sessions are slated for Jan. 5, 12 and 19. Bring a playable guitar and a guitar pick. Call 702-507-3631.
The Nevada Watercolor Society plans to host its Fall Membership Show through Jan. 14 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The juried exhibition is set to feature original watercolors created in the past year and not shown before this exhibit. Call 702-507-3630.
“Canon 21,” a photography exhibit by Jose Bellver, is scheduled to run during regular library hours through Jan. 21 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The exhibition features new work on canvas from the artist’s Geometric Series. This will be the first exhibition in The Studio. Call 702-507-3630.
The exhibit “Historic Rhode Island” by Leonard G. Iannacone is set during regular library hours through Jan. 21 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. The exhibition will feature paintings focusing on historic Rhode Island. Call 702-507-3710.
The exhibit Traveling Hearts of Las Vegas is set to be on the grounds of the JW Marriott and Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., through Jan. 31. The exhibit features realistic heart sculptures to be auctioned off for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Visit stjude.org.
The exhibit “Cross Sections” is planned during regluar library hours at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, through Feb. 23. Artists Harold Bradford and Aldolfo Gonzalez’s exhibit explores their journeys in art and through working together as graphic artists and designers at Yesco Design Co., which designed neon signs for Las Vegas. Call 702-507-3860.
WORTH A DRIVE
Ring in the new year with East Coast hours from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. The organization plans to celebrate Times Square West with special entertainment and a countdown to midnight on the East Coast set for 9 p.m. Las Vegas time. The cost is Magical Forest general admission, which is $11 for adults and $9 for children. Visit magicalforest.com.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., plans to present its annual Juried Student Exhibition through Jan. 24. The exhibition is set to feature student artwork made in connection with the CSN Fine Arts Department, art and art history courses with media including drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, jewelry and design. The exhibit is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 702-651-4146.
The Stratosphere, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer free passes to its indoor and outdoor observation decks every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in January to locals with a valid Nevada ID. Admission for children accompanied by an adult is also free. Passes are set to be issued at the Stratosphere ticketing booth near Roxy’s Diner. The tower is open from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday to Thursday and 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Call 702-380-7777.
Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, is scheduled to host its winter display at Mystic Falls Park with a 15-minute laser light show planned hourly during the holiday season, from 5 to 10 p.m. through Jan. 1. Visit samstownlv.com.
A photo showcase featuring entries from the Desert Companion’s Focus on Nevada Photo Contest is scheduled to tour the valley. Its first stop is Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, where photos are set to remain on display through Dec. 31. Visit mypubliclibrary.org.
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.
The Glittering Lights holiday drive-through is scheduled through Jan. 5 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is set to feature more than 400 animated lights along a 2.5-mile racetrack. The event is scheduled to be open from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is $15 per vehicle on weeknights and $20 Friday through Sunday and holidays. The first 15,000 vehicles will receive a gift bag filled with goodies. Purchase tickets on site or in advance at glitteringlightslasvegas.com. Discount tickets are available at Walgreens.
“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.
“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.
“Year of the Horse,” an annual invitational art exhibition honoring Chinese New Year, is set to be on display by appointment only through Feb. 22 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. An artist’s reception is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6. Visit artslasvegas.org, or call 702-229-1012.
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.
The Atlanta Rhythm Section is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11-12 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming box office, by calling 702-636-7075 or by visiting suncoastcasino.com.
The Speeding Theatre — Over 55 plans to perform “The Last Act Is A Solo” at 2 pm for Jan. 12 at Hattie’s House, 9109 Lazy Hills Cricle. Tickets are $15. For reservations, call Camille Duskin at 255-0695 or visitgatewayartsfoundation.org.
Tom Cotter plans to perform stand-up comedy at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18-19 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees. Visit any Boyd Gaming box office or suncoastcasino.com, or call 702-636-7075.
Vicki Lawrence plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25-26 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming box office, by calling 702-636-7075 or by visiting suncoastcasino.com.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Coppelia, or The Girl with the Enamel Eyes” May 9 and 10 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets were scheduled to go on sale Dec. 14. Call 702-749-2000.
An Open Mic Night is set from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays at Grape Street Cafe, 7501 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Musicians, comedians and magicians are welcome to take the mic and show off their talents. Jason Hutchings, a local musician and songwriter, produces and hosts the events. To go along with it, Grape Street offers a reverse happy hour, with half off appetizers and buy-one-get-one free glasses of wine or beer. Call 702-228-9463.
The Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive, plans to offer free entertainment from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays unless otherwise noted. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
Line dance lessons are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit sclv.com.
Live complimentary music is scheduled at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. Pizza Lounge plans to host music from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. View Wine Bar & Kitchen at the Market LV plans music from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. La Casa Cigars & Lounge has a Cuban jazz band scheduled from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Wednesdays, a saxophonist from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Thursdays, jazz and Motown from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and the Sinatra Band from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
Bluesman Bobby Jonz is set to headline a Celebrity Guests Dinner Show from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at The Mad Greek Cafe, 8565 W. Sahara Ave. The show is free to diners. Call 702-242-7669 for reservations.
The Las Vegas Farmers Market is open from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Gardens Park, 10401 Garden Park Drive, and Wednesdays at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. Find produce from regional farmers, baked goods and artisan crafts. Visit lasvegasfarmersmarket.com or call 702-562-2676.
The fresh52 Farmers Market at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., is set to operate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Visit fresh52.com.
Jeremy James is set to perform from 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays at Onyx Bar inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Dave Ritz is slated to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777. Sophia Maria is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays.
Josh Royse is set to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at Onyx Bar inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Daniel Park is set to perform from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777.
Zowie Bowie featuring Chris Phillips is scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Fridays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
The Peelers are scheduled to perform Saturdays for guests 21 or older in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. Visit redrock.sclv.com.