Things to Do in Sunrise/Whitney, Nov. 26-Dec. 2


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The Dispensary Lounge, 2451 E. Tropicana Ave., is scheduled to present a jazz session with the Julian Tanaka Quartet from 9 p.m. to midnight Nov. 27. Jazz musician Michelle Johnson is scheduled to perform from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Nov. 29, and Pascale Elia is scheduled to perform from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Nov. 30. The events are free for guests 21 or older.

Blockapalooza, a variety music group, is set to perform from 9 p.m. to midnight Nov. 29 and Nov. 30 at Marilyn’s Lounge in the Eastside Cannery, 5255 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit eastsidecannery.com or call 702-856-5300.

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 Future Stars of Wrestling are set to compete at 5 p.m. Dec. 1 at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Tickets start at $15, and attendees younger than 16 must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older. Visit samstownlv.com or call 702-284-7777.

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 noon to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from Nov. 29 to Dec. 23. Visit samstownlv.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.

WORTH A DRIVE

Golden Retriever Rescue Southern Nevada plans its holiday gift-wrapping fundraiser from Nov. 29 through December. Shop at participating stores and meet some golden retrievers. The gift-wrapping effort is free, but donations will be accepted. Donations help fund the rescue group’s programs and cover costs such as veterinary care. Volunteers also are needed to fill various shifts for the event. Email grrsnvolunteers@aol.com or call 702-598-4653.

PLAN AHEAD

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.

Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, is scheduled to host “Throw Down at Sam’s Town” at 5 p.m. Dec. 6. Tickets for the live professional boxing event start at $25. Visit samstownlv.com.

The Clark County Parks and Recreation Department is scheduled to present Sunset Wonderland from 4 to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from Dec. 6 to 22 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. The free event is set to include horse rides, holiday carolers, food trucks and ice-skating.

Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, is scheduled to host the Cab Calloway Orchestra Dinner & Dance at 6 p.m. Dec. 8. The event is set to include a dancing area. Tickets are $55, and guests must be 21 or older.

The Whitney Movie and Discussion Club is scheduled to show the film “About a Boy” from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 8 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.

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 provided. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

The Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave., invites teens to a It’s a Wrap! Teen Gift-wrapping Workshop from 3 to 4 p.m. Dec. 14. The workshop will teach teens how to create wrapping paper and bows for the holidays.

The movie “Les Miserables” is scheduled to screen from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Winchester Cultural Center Theater, 3130 McLeod Drive, as part of Winchester’s monthly movies event. Admission is free.

The Sunrise Library, 5400 E. Harris Ave., plans to host a Guitar Basics for Beginners class from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 21. 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.

RECURRING DECEMBER EVENTS

The Latin music group Conjunto Pena Blanca is set to play Sundays at the Railhead inside Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Doors open at 10 p.m. Admission is $5, and women are admitted free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit boulderstation.sclv.com

The Claudine Castro Band, a Latin music group, is set to perform from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Wednesday in December 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 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Monday in December 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 12 a.m. every Thursday in December 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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