IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
The Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, plans to host theme days for Teen Week Oct. 15-19. Teens are invited to dress to fit the theme of the day and have their picture taken. The best costume of the week will receive a prize. Themed days are: Twilight Tuesday, Oct. 15; Wizarding World Wednesday, Oct.16; The Hunger Games Thursday, Oct. 17; Fairy Tale Friday, Oct. 18; and Superhero Saturday, Oct. 19. Call 702-507-3712.
A school for mad scientists program is planned for 4 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The program is for children 6 to 11. Call 702-507-3630.
Sinatra tribute artist Gary Anthony plans to perform at 1 p.m. Oct. 16 and Nov. 20 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Admission is free. Call 702-251-4441.
The Las Vegas Crafters Guild plans to host its seventh annual Harvest Boutique and Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Oct. 18 and 10 a.m. to 4:30 pm. Oct. 19 at the Sahara West Library’s multipurpose room, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. As many as 20 juried artisans are set to offer handcrafted candles, fused glass dishes, handmade cards, purses, totes, children’s toys, jewelry, crochet hats and scarves and more. Admission is free. Visit lasvegascraftersguild.com.
A “Doctor Who” event is slated for 4 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Celebrate the show’s 50th anniversary by creating your own Sonic Screwdriver. Call 702-507-3712.
Nashville Unplugged featuring Matt Warren is set for 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Mike Dekle and Tony Haselden are set for Oct. 25. Cover charge is $5 at the door for guests 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777.
A benefit for Showbiz Kidz is planned for 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Family Music Theater, 8125 W. Sahara Ave. Donation is $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 or younger. Call 702-263-9594 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pink in the Park, a benefit concert to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is planned from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at Fashion Village between Sambalatte and Eccoci at Boca Park, 750 S. Rampart Blvd. Music, magic and comedy are set to come together to raise funds for cancer research. Expect surprise performers from the Las Vegas entertainment community. Many of the shopping center’s stores have donated items and services to be raffled off. Proceeds will benefit Send Me On Vacation, a charity dedicated to sending breast cancer survivors on getaways. Visit sendmeonvacation.org.
Martin “Concert King of the Philippines” Nievera is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19-20 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Calling 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Join Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers for the Trunk or Treat Car Show and Free Halloween Festival set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive. Music will be provided by DJ Brando, along with Halloween activities for the kids. Enjoy craft projects, a costume contest, games, face painting and jump houses. Admission is free. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/trunkortreat.
The Ceres Third Sunday Brunch plans to feature the sounds of jazz saxophonist Vince Preister with guitar accompanist Calvin Brooks Oct. 19. The JW Marriott Signature Brunch Buffet costs $19 per person, plus live entertainment tax and gratuity. Call 702-869-7381.
A free concert featuring soprano Lillian Roberts is planned for 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd. Admission is free with a “goodwill offering” to be taken. Call 702-341-7800.
Free guitar classes are scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. the first three Sundays of each month through the end of the year at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The next session is set for Oct. 20. Arrive at 11:45 a.m. with a playable guitar and a guitar pick. Call 702-533-3611.
The Rampart Casino offers free live entertainment in Addison’s Lounge four nights a week. Slated for 8 p.m. in October are: Fast Company, Oct. 18-19, and Ronnie Rose, Oct. 25-26. Mark O’Toole is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 702-507-5900.
J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub features live music Fridays and Saturdays at 9 p.m. Slated upcoming acts include: Refill Band, Oct. 18-19, and Rok of Ages, Oct. 25-26. Call 702-869-7725.
The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar plans to feature these acts in October: DnD Project at 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete at 11 p.m. Oct. 18-19; Cool Change at 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete at 10 p.m. Oct. 25-26. Mark B is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.
La Casa Cigars & Lounge inside Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., has scheduled the following lineup for October: Cuban Jazz Band, 8:30 p.m. to midnight Wednesdays; Saxophonist from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Thursdays; Jazz & Motown from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays; and Sinatra Band from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays. Visit tivolivillagelv.com
View Wine Bar & Kitchen at the Market LV inside Tivoli Village, 302. S. Rampart Blvd., plans to host musicians from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in October. Visit tivolivillagelv.com
The “All About Clay” exhibit by the Nevada Clay Guild is set to be on display through Oct. 20 during regular library hours at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3630.
The Nevada Camera Club Members Show is scheduled during regular library hours through Nov. 12 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507- 3710.
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.
“Canon21,” 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.
WORTH A DRIVE
Performances of “Sister Act” are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15-18 and 20 and 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 19 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.
Soulmen, a Motown-style vocal quartet, is set to perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $33 to $36. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
“If Music be the Food of Love,” a performance by the UNLV Choral Ensemble, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall in the Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center on the campus of UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10 or $8 for seniors, military personnel, UNLV faculty/staff and all students. Visit unlv.edu or call 702-895-3011.
The final Midnight Mayhem of the year is scheduled from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 18 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is designed as a safe alternative to illegal street racing and allows drivers to pit their own street vehicles against one another on a drag strip. The entry fee for races is $15, and admission for spectators is $5. Call 800-644-4444 or visit lvms.com.
“Walk With a Doc” is scheduled at 8 a.m. Oct. 19 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visitors are invited to take a nature walk with University Medical Center physicians and discuss topics ranging from childhood obesity to cardiac care. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
The 42nd annual Lobster Fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at Christ Episcopal Church, 2000 S. Maryland Parkway. Walk-in purchases and those made by phone are set to end at 4 p.m. Oct. 17, and online purchases are slated to end at 10:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Lobsters may be purchased at the fair, subject to availability. The free event is set to include live entertainment, raffles, arts and crafts and food booths. Visit lobsterfair.com.
Ballet Folklorico Izel plans to present “El Color de Mexico” at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Winchester Cultural Center Theater, 3130 McLeod Drive. A presentation of Mexico and its dance traditions is planned by Grupo de Danza Folklorica Kicukpaico from Tijuana, Mexico. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 the day of the show and can be purchased at the Winchester front desk or at clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration.
Shakespeare in the Park is scheduled at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Costa Di Lago. The Las Vegas Shakespeare Company is expected to present “The Comedy of Errors.” The event is free. Visit lvshakespeare.org.
The Kumukahi Ukulele and Hula Festival is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Tickets range from $22 to $55. Visit samstownlv.com.
The Resort on Mount Charleston is set to host Murder on the Mountain, an interactive three-course murder mystery dinner, from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 18 in the resort’s Aspen Room at 2275 Kyle Canyon Road. Dinner tickets start at $80 per person and $160 per couple. Call 702-872-5500 or visit mtcharlestonresort.com.
The Merryhill Grand Teton PTO, a nonprofit group of parents and community members, is planning a fall festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary, 8103 Racel St. Food, games, horse carriage rides, face painting, balloon artists and a silent auction are planned. Admission is free, but donations to Gilcrease are welcome. Tickets for activities are $1, and raffle tickets are $2. Prizes will be displayed at the event. Call 702-645-1814.
The fifth annual Unmasking the Mind art auction and fundraiser is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 19 at UNLV’s Stan Fulton Building, 801 E. Flamingo Road. Mask art created by local artists, celebrities, teachers and students are set to be auctioned. Live and silent auction items also include Southwest Airline tickets and paintings created live by Don Michael Jr. and Teresa Marahaj. The live auction bidding is set to begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person or $75 for two. For tickets or additional information, contact Lee Huddy at 702-541-6640 or email@example.com. or visit unmaskingthemind.org. All proceeds benefit students at Innovations International Charter School of Nevada.
A lecture titled “Area 51” is planned at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at the National Atomic Testing Museum, 755 E. Flamingo Road. The lecture is set to be presented by Ben Hansen, lead host and investigator of the SyFy Channel program “Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files,” and Ben McGee, who starred with Hansen in the National Geographic television series “Chasing UFOs.” A meet and greet is scheduled at 6 p.m. Admission is $20 for museum members and $30 for nonmembers. Visit nationalatomictestingmuseum.org or call 702-794-5151.
“Reflections,” a cabaret-style concert featuring Danny Wright, is scheduled at 2 and 6 p.m. Oct 20 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $30 to $75. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Locals with valid ID can enjoy $6 off the $20 admission to the “50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic” exhibit by mentioning “Imagine Exhibitions Loves Locals” at the Imagine Exhibitions Gallery box office in The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, during October. Visit imagineexhibitions.com.
The exhibit “Flores para el Día de los Muertos (Flowers for the Day of the Dead)” is set to feature work by local Hispanic-American artists exploring flowers and other objects as part of the annual Day of the Dead celebration. The exhibit is scheduled at Chamber Gallery at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., through Nov. 7. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
“Sculptural Patterns: Life, Nature, and Reflections from the World We Live In,” featuring work by Bobbie Ann Howell, is scheduled at the Grand Gallery at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., through Nov. 14. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
Left of Center Art Gallery is set to host “Perceptions in Translation” through Nov. 23 at 2207 W. Gowan Road. The art installations from “three unique artists with similar ethnic backgrounds” will be open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Call gallery director Marylou Evans at 702-647-7378.
The Children’s Book Illustrators Exhibit is scheduled through Nov. 30 in the Mayors Gallery of the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. 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 Nevada Watercolor Society plans to host its Fall Membership Show Oct.22 through Jan. 14 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. An opening reception is planned for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22. The juried exhibition is set to feature original watercolors created in the past year and not exhibited prior to this exhibit. Call 702-507-3630.
The Desert Breeze Aquatics Facility is set to host Pools & Ghouls from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the facility, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Family activities are planned, including an outdoor haunted maze, games, music, duck pluck and pumpkin plunge, trick-or-treating and a costume contest. The cost for the maze and games are $5 per child ($1 per person for the maze only). Children younger than 2 are admitted free. Call 702-455-7798.
The Osmonds plan to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-27 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Killer, Cash & King from Memphis to Nashville is slated for 3 p.m. Oct. 27 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 or visit killercashking.com.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to perform “Swan Lake Act II” and “Sleeping Beauty Act III (Aurora’s Wedding)” in “A Tribute to Tchaikovsky” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 at Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Call 702-749-2000.
Earl Turner plans to take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2-3 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District plans to host a Native American Heritage celebration for ages 5 to 11 at 4 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, and for ages 6 to 11 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Songs, stories, games and crafts are planned. Learn common words in English that came from Native Americans. Call 702-507-3710 (Rainbow) or 702-507-3630 (Sahara West).
Trumpeter Dean Simms is slated to perform as Satchmo at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-10 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Corvette enthusiasts with the Vegas Valley Vettes have scheduled their second annual Turkey Shoot and Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N. Decatur Blvd. Participants are expected make a $5 per-shot donation to benefit homeless veterans in Las Vegas. Contact group president Jim Wolf at 702-494-9653.
Satchmo — Tribute to Louis Armstrong is set for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-10 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Comedian Robert Klein is slated to appear at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16-17 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
The comedians from “Chelsea Lately” plan to take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23-24 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.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.
The Musicmakers chorale plans to perform “Sing Your Heart Out” at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $8. Call Bill Miench at 702-645-8534 or Megan Schnizlein at 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 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, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. View Wine Bar & Kitchen at The Market LV hosts live music from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. La Casa Cigars & Lounge is scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Pizza Lounge is from 7 to 10 p.m. Mondays, and BRIO Tuscan Grille is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays on the patio. 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.
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.