Things to Do in Sunrise/Whitney, Nov. 12-18


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

WolfCreek is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 12 at Roxy’s Lounge in Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Admission is free but limited to adults 21 or older. Visit samstown.com or call 702-456-7777.

The Sunrise Library, 5400 E Harris Ave., is scheduled to host Derrick Suwaima Davis, a champion hoop dancer, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Davis will celebrate Native American Heritage Month and share his culture, history and demonstrate why he is a five-time world championship hoop dancer. The program is for all ages. Visit lvccld.org.

The Dispensary Lounge, 245 E. Tropicana Ave., is scheduled to present a jazz session with Karen Jones from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Nov. 15 and with Pascale Elia from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Nov. 16. The event is free for guests 21 or older.

A discovery hike with the theme Connecting to Place is planned for 9:30 a.m. Nov. 16 at Wetlands Park, 7050 E. Wetlands Park Lane. A nature guide will take hikers through trails in the 3,000-acre park. Participation is free, but registration is required. An additional hike called Beaver: An Unexpected Resident is planned for 9:30 a.m. Nov. 23. Visit wetlandspark.eventbrite.com to sign up.

The Glittering Lights holiday drive-through is scheduled Nov. 15 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.

The Clark County Parks and Recreation Department plans to host the Sunset Parked Food Truck event from noon to 10 p.m. Nov. 16 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road, with more than 30 food trucks, classic cars, live music and children’s activities. Admission is free. Visit sunsetparkd.com.

Teens are invited to participate in a Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament planned at the Sunrise Library, 5400 E. Harris Ave., from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 16. Players must bring their own cards. No buying, selling or playing for cards is allowed. A winner will be awarded a prize at the end of the tournament. Call 702-507-3905.

The Sunrise Library, 5400 E. Harris Ave., plans to host a Guitar Basics for Beginners class from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16. Players will learn tuning, simple chords and a song. No registration is required, and the class is free, but players must bring their own guitars. Call 702-507-3907.

The Randy Anderson Band, a country variety group, is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Nov. 23 at Roxy’s Saloon in Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Visit samstownlv.com.

PLAN AHEAD

The movie “Filly Brown” is scheduled to screen from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Winchester Cultural Center Theater, 3130 McLeod Drive, as part of Winchester’s monthly movies event. Admission is free.

The Wonderground variety shows are scheduled at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. Nov. 21 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 Las Vegas Improvisation Players plan a comedy and music improv show at 7 p.m. Nov. 23 at the American Heritage Academy, 6126 S. Sandhill Road. Tickets are $10 at the door, which is set to open at 6:40 p.m.

The Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities plans to host the inaugural PJ 5K and 1-mile walk at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 24 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Participants are invited to run, jog or walk the course in their pajamas. The course will take runners and walkers through the Glittering Lights holiday display. Individuals, kids in strollers and teams are welcome. Entry fees range from $15 to $35. To register, visit beta.active.com/las-vegas-nv/running/pj-5k-and-amp-1-mile-walk-2013, or contact Paulette Anderson at 702-632-8242.

A WWE viewing party for “Survivor” is scheduled at 5 p.m. Nov. 24 at Sam’s Town Live at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Admission is $5 cash at the door. Doors are set to open at 3:30 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit samstownlv.com.

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 inlcude 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 PG-rated movie “The Guilt Trip” is scheduled to screen from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Winchester Cultural Center Theater, 3130 McLeod Drive, as part of the center’s monthly movies event. Admission is free.

Join Clark County Commissioner Mary Beth Scow for “The Polar Express,” this year’s last movie in the park, scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Whitney Park, 5712 Missouri Ave. Free treats and hot chocolate are set to be be provided. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

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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