Things to Do in Sunrise/Whitney, Dec. 31-Jan. 6


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The Dispensary Lounge, 2451 E. Tropicana Ave., is scheduled to host jazz musician Michelle Johnson with the Uli Geissendoerfer Trio from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Jan. 3 and jazz musician JoBelle Yonely with the Uli Geissendoerfer Trio from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Jan. 4. The events are free for guests 21 or older.

The classic rock band Venus Rising is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to midnight Jan. 3 and 4 at Marilyn’s Lounge in the Eastside Cannery, 5255 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit eastsidecannery.com or call 702-856-5300.

The Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave., invites children to New Year’s at Noon, planned from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Dec. 31. The new year will be celebrated with songs, stories, festive crafts and bubble wrap fireworks.

State of the Art is scheduled to perform from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 31 at Roxy’s Lounge in Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Visit samstownlv.com.

In-A-Fect, a hip-hop and R&B group, is scheduled to perform from 10:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. Dec. 31 at Roxy’s Lounge in Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Visit samstownlv.com.

Next Movement, a classic R&B group, is scheduled to perform from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dec. 31 at Marilyn’s Lounge at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit eastsidecannery.com or call 702-856-5300.

The Pointer Sisters are scheduled to perform at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31 at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 N. Boulder Highway. Tickets start at $34.95. Visit eastsidecannery.com or call 702-856-5300.

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.

PLAN AHEAD

The Whitney Movie and Discussion Club is scheduled to show the film “Bride & Prejudice” from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. A discussion is planned afterward. The program is free and open to the public. Call 702-507-4011.

The Wonderground variety shows are scheduled at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. Jan. 16 at The Olive, 3850 E. Sunset Road. The show features artists, magicians, dancers, musicians and more. Tickets are $10 at the door. Visit vegaswonderground.com.

The Sunrise Library, 5400 E. Harris Ave., plans to host a free Guitar Basics for Beginners class from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 18. Players will learn tuning, simple chords and a song. No registration is required, but players must bring their own guitars. Call 702-507-3907.

USA Sevens Rugby is scheduled from Jan. 24-26 at Sam Boyd Stadium, 7000 E Russell Road. Fans will have the opportunity to see 16 of the top international Sevens Rugby teams play 45 matches over three days as teams attempt to gain points in the 2013-14 HSBC Sevens World Series standings. Tickets can be purchased at usasevens.com.

Country music legend Moe Bandy is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Tickets cost between $15 and $30 and can be purchased through ticketmaster.com.

RECURRING JANUARY EVENTS

Classic rock tribute band Yellow Brick Road is set to play Fridays at the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Doors open at 9 p.m. Admission is $5. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit boulderstation.sclv.com.

Volume 1 is set to play Saturdays at the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Doors open at 10 p.m. Admission is $5. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit boulderstation.sclv.com.

The Claudine Castro Band, a Latin music group, is set to perform from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Monday in January at Marilyn’s Lounge in the Eastside Cannery, 5255 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit eastsidecannery.com or call 702-856-5300.

Classic rock band Phoenix is set to perform from 9 p.m. to midnight every Wednesday in January at Marilyn’s Lounge in the Eastside Cannery, 5255 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit eastsidecannery.com or call 702-856-5300.

The 1980s band Loveshack is set to perform from 9 p.m. to midnight every Thursday in January at Marilyn’s Lounge in the Eastside Cannery, 5255 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit eastsidecannery.com or call 702-856-5300.

ONGOING EVENTS

The “Las Vegas Rocks Variety Show” featuring Tony Sacca is scheduled to play Fridays at the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Doors open at 1 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit boulderstation.sclv.com.

Classic rock tribute band Yellow Brick Road is set to play Fridays at the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Doors open at 9 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit boulderstation.sclv.com.

Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, plans to host Monday Night Football viewing parties inside Sam’s Town Live! Doors open one hour before kickoff. The events are free to B Connected members and will offer one free draft beer and prizes. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit samstownlv.com.

 

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