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Santa’s Arrival and Parade is planned for 10:30 a.m. Nov. 29 on main street at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. The parade will feature Santa on a horse-drawn carriage, elves, characters from the Nevada Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker,” school organizations and a trackless train. Guests can ride the train for $3 or two rides for $5. Hot cocoa, apple cider and treats are planned at the Sweet Shoppe Train stop, offered by B Sweet Candy Boutique and Cupkates by Kate in the Market LV. Horse-drawn carriage rides will be $5. The parade’s final stop is Santa’s house, where children can share their holiday wishes and take photos with Santa. A marching band, the Palo Verde High School color guard and the UNLV dance line are set to perform on the main stage from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendor booths are planned around the main stage, including an arts and crafts booth by City of the World/Artz to Go. It will “snow” in the children’s play area at the top of every hour. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., plans to kick off the holiday season with an inaugural tree lighting ceremony set from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 30. The ceremony will include musical performances by Las Vegas Academy and Our Lady of Las Vegas Roman Catholic choir. Santa Claus is set to make a special appearance. The event follows Village Square’s Light the Menorah in celebration of Hanukkah, which is set for sundown Nov. 27. Visit govillagesquare.com.
An Evening of Pop and Doo Wop is set for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Rocks Lounge plans to present Impulse from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Nov. 30 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors are set to open at 9 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Admission is free. Call 702-797-7777.
The Gateway Arts Foundation plans to present its 2013 scholarship awards with a ceremony and concert planned for 2 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Family Music Center, 8125 W. Sahara Ave. Performances by winners of the Helen E. Hearne Literary Competition and past and present scholarship winners are planned. Call 702-255-0695 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entertainment is scheduled at Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. All shows are free and set to begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. The slated lineup includes Klique Band, Nov. 29-30, and Mark O’Toole, 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 27. Call 702-507-5900.
J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to feature live music Fridays and Saturdays starting at 9 p.m. Upcoming acts scheduled include Motor City, Nov. 29-30. Call 702-869-7725.
The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to feature DnD Project at 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete at 10 p.m. Nov. 29-30. Call 702-507-5900.
The annual Woodturners exhibition is set to run through Dec. 8 during regular library hours at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. View the craftsmanship and skill of the association’s members, including lathe-turned wood, wood vessels, wood boxes with inlay and other creations. Call 702-507-3860.
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 planned 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.
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Mozart’s “Requiem Mass in D minor” is scheduled to be performed by UNLV Concert Singers and Chamber Chorale and the UNLV Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10 general admission or $8 for seniors, military personnel and UNLV faculty or staff members. UNLV students with ID may receive one free ticket. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
Performances of “Evita” are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27 to Dec. 1 and 2 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 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.
The Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing Club of Las Vegas plans an event for participants 8 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.Admission is $4. Visit ethnicexpresslasvegas.org or call 702-732-4871.
Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, is scheduled to host its winter display at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 27 at Mystic Falls Park. The event is set to include a 15-minute laser light show hourly during the holiday season, from 5 to 10 p.m. through Jan. 1. Cowboy Santa is slated to appear from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and 12 to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from Nov. 29 to Dec. 23. Visit samstownlv.com.
The Double Down Saloon, 4640 Paradise Road, is set to have special performances in celebration of its 21st anniversary. The Nines are scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Nov. 28. The Objex, Tiger Sex, Thee Swank Bastards and At It Again are scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Nov. 29. The Vermin, The Gashers, F.S.P. and Shotguns N Gasoline are scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Nov. 30. Visit doubledownsaloon.com or call 702-791-5775.
A tree lighting, strolling carolers and a performance by Frankie Moreno are scheduled during a free holiday kickoff at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive. Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com.
“Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold” is scheduled at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 and 2 and 6 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $35 to $40. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is set to perform at 3 and 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $35. Visit orleanscasino.com.
The Neon Bazaar is scheduled from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at Jackie Gaughan Plaza, adjacent to the El Cortez, 600 Fremont St. The event is set to feature wares from more than 50 local retailers. Visit neonbazaarlv.com.
Desert Skye Pipes & Drums is set to perform a Celtic thanksgiving concert from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit desertskye.org, lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
The Youth Educational Spaceship Project, a collaboration between Las Vegas’ Downtown Project and the Burning Man Project, includes a whimsical spacecraft adorned with recycled mosaics, blinking lights, a fog machine and robotic voice synthesizer. The Y.E.S. Project, created by artists Dana Albany and Kal Spelletich, is set to offer free tours and interactive workshops from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 30, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 1-6 and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7. Closing ceremonies, from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 8, are scheduled to include a local children’s art show. Free passes — based at the Learning Village, 727 Fremont St. — may be reserved at tinyurl.com/spaceartlasvegas.
Members of the Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Guild of Organists are set to perform an Advent-Christmas recital at 4 p.m. Dec. 1 at Christ Church Episcopal, 2000 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit sncago.org or call 702-735-7655.
A fundraiser to assist Denise Clemente, who is recovering from a serious medical condition, is scheduled at 1 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. The event, sponsored by the Showbiz Society, is set to feature a silent auction, followed by live entertainment. Tickets are $25. Call 702-877-2278.
The Desert Chorale’s 28th annual Christmas Celebration Concert with special guests the Nevada Pops is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
Bass Pro Shops is set to host Santa’s Wonderland through Dec. 24 at 8200 Dean Martin Drive. The wonderland will include free photos with Santa Claus, crafts and games. Visit tinyurl.com/7ho22a2.
Local students are set to perform “Holiday Nights & Lights” community concerts from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 19 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.
The Fern Adair Conservatory of the Arts, 3265 E. Patrick Lane, plans a holiday performances of “A Fairy Tale Christmas” for 2 p.m. Dec. 14-15 at the Children’s Theatre Workshop at the conservatory’s Studio D. Tickets are $3. The show is scheduled to feature many well-known fairy tale characters, such as the three little pigs, the big, bad wolf, Cinderella and the fairy godmother. Call 702-458-7575 to reserve tickets.
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 available at Walgreens.
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.
“Wildlife Preserved,” an exhibition of 50 taxidermied animals, including wolverines, jaguars and ostriches, is set to be on display during regular business hours through Dec. 1 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The cost is included with regular admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
A display of Shari Bray’s saggar-fired ceramics is set to be on display through Dec. 17 at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3760.
“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.
Gina Mele is scheduled to talk with visitors about the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. The program is to feature a 20-minute presentation and an information table. Visit mypubliclibrary.org.
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.
LEGO Club is planned for children 6 to 11 from 4 to 5 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Build LEGO creations inspired by the story of the month. Call 702-507-3860. The club is planned for ages 5 to 11 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, from 4 to 5 p.m. Dec. 3 and 10. Call 702-507-3710.
The Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, plans to show “Chicken Little” at noon Dec. 4. Bring a picnic lunch or snack. “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is set for 2 p.m. Dec. 7. Call 702-507-3863.
Signature Productions plans to present “Christmas at the Movies” at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5-7. Tickets are $25. Call 702-878-7529 or visit signatureproductions.net.
Pop music group All-4-One is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
The Silvertones Holiday Concert is planned for 7 p.m. Dec. 7 and 2 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $8 per person. Call Don Paretto at 702-256-6220, Jeanne Ebner at 702-858-2908 or Kay Cosgrove at 702-254-3427.
An artist reception for the exhibit “Cross Sections” is planned for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. 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 neons signs for Las Vegas. The exhibit is set during regular library hours through Feb. 23. Call 702-507-3860.
Children 6 to 11 are invited to Mad Science at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, set from 4 to 5 p.m. Dec. 10. Call 702-507-3860.
The Celebrity City Chrorus’ Barbershop Harmony Christmas Show is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-612-7631.
Opportunity Village plans to host nightly nativity performances at 6 and 7 p.m. Dec. 11-14 at the nonprofit’s Ralph & Betty Englestad Campus, 6050 S. Buffalo Drive. Organizers plan to host additional 8 p.m. shows Dec. 13 and 14. Entry and parking are free, with seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Nativity is a 25-minute performance that follows the Biblical account of the birth of Jesus Christ as told by the apostles in the New Testament. The not-for-profit production is presented by members of the Red Rock Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visit thenativitylv.com.
Martin “Concert King of the Philippines” Nievera is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14-15 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Calling 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
The Sun City Musicmakers plan to perform a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased at the community center monitor stations at Desert Vista, 10360 Sun City Blvd.; Mountain Shadows, 9107 Del Webb Blvd.; and Pinnacle, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd., or call 702-255-4738, 702-645-8534 or 702-750-8783.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to perform “The Nutcracker” Dec. 14-22 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets start at $42. Call 702-749-2000.
The Nevada School of Dance plans perform “The Nutcracker” Dec. 20-21 at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School’s Performing Arts Center, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. Call 702-248-1288 or visit nevadaschoolofdance.org.
The Las Vegas 10 Tenors plan to perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20-21 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95 and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming box office, by calling 702-636-7075 or visiting suncoastcasino.com.
Murray’s Magical Holiday Spectacular is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 21 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Expect singing, dancing and juggling in this variety show. Tickets are $15 for Sun City residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
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 residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
“Kelly Clinton in New Year’s” 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 Kelly 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.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Coppelia, or The Girl with the Enamel Eyes” May 9-10, 2014, at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are 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.
Dave Ritz is slated to perform from 7 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.
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.