Things to Do in Sunrise/Whitney, Oct. 22-28


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The Randy Anderson Band, a country variety band, is scheduled to perform at Roxy’s Saloon in Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, Oct. 22 through Nov. 23 at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Visit samstownlv.com.

The Walnut Recreation Center plans to host a Chills & Thrills Safe Halloween Carnival from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the center, 3075 N. Walnut Road. Carnival games and a Trick or Treat Alley are planned. Admission is free, and costumes are welcome. Carnival rides are $1, the haunted house is $2, laser tag is $2 and food costs 50 cents and up. Game tickets are 50 cents each. Call 702-455-8402.

Spooktacular Bingo is planned for Oct. 23 at Three Square food bank, 4220 N. Pecos Road, inside the Lincy Foundation Community Room. Doors are set to open at 5:30 p.m. and the event to start at 7 p.m. Admission is $10. To RSVP, email Deb Diaz at ddiaz@threesquare.org.

The Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave., invites teens to participate in the Teen Zombie Survival event scheduled from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24. Participants will be divided into teams to compete in challenges, including a zombie makeup challenge and a dance-off to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Prizes will be awarded.

Gente de Zona, a Cuban reggaeton band, is scheduled to perform at Sam’s Town Live! at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, at 10 p.m. Oct. 24. Tickets are $44. Visit samstownlv.com.

A Candy, Cars, & Corridors Halloween event is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Paradise Recreation Center, 4775 McLeod Drive, for children 3 to 12. The event is set to feature carnival games and free food provided by Panda Express. Registration is available at clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration. The event is free, but people are asked to donate nonperishable food items. Call 702-455-7513.

Jazz and blues musician Brian Culbertson is set to play Oct. 26 at the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $45. Those under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit boulderstation.sclv.com.

Mariano Gonzalez, a Paraguayan harpist and composer, is scheduled to perform in a duet concert with Alfredo Alvarengo at 2 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show and can be purchased at the front desk or at clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration.

The Las Vegas Improvisation Players have a comedy and music improv show scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 26 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.

A Wetlands Park Discovery Hike with the theme Scary and Gross is planned for 9:15 a.m. Oct. 26 at Wetlands Park, 7050 E. Wetlands Park Lane. A park nature guide will take hikers along one of several trailheads in the 3,000-acre park. Participation is free, but registration is required. Visit wetlandspark.eventbrite.com.

Satirical singer and songwriter Roy Zimmerman is scheduled to perform “Funny Songs with Bad Advice” with special guests The Unwieldies at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Las Vegas, 3616 E. Lake Mead Blvd., at 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Visit royzimmerman.com.

The Las Vegas Jazz Connection, led by trombonist Nathan Tanouye, is set to play Tanouye’s Latin jazz arrangements at 2 p.m. Oct. 27 in Sizzle Fest 2 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the show and can be purchased at the front desk or at clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration.

A WWE viewing party for Hell in a Cell is scheduled at 5 p.m. Oct. 27 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.

The ninth annual Las Vegas Inter-tribal Veterans Pow Wow is scheduled for noon Oct. 26-27 at Sunset Park’s Area 1, 2601 E. Sunset Road, to honor veterans, both native and nonnative, through traditional tribal music, dancing and singing. Admission is $5 per person, $3 for seniors, $10 per family and free for military personnel and police officers. Visit tinyurl.com/k5wj7bq.

The 5K and 1-mile Zombie Run fundraiser is scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 27 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. The trail run requires each runner to wear a flag football-style belt. Runners who make it through the course with any of their flags left will finish “alive.” If the zombies succeed in taking all of a runner’s flags, he will finish “undead.” A non-zombie time race is set for 7 a.m. Volunteers 16 or older are invited to help during the event or to sign up as a zombie. Zombies must provide their own costumes. Sign up by Oct. 25 for $60 ($30 with code ZR50MM). The race will benefit the nonprofit Generation Vegas, which works to promote and improve education in the Las Vegas Valley. Visit lasvegaszombierun.com.

The second annual Sierra Sunrise Harvest Festival is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28 at Sunrise Mountain High School, 2575 Los Feliz St. The community event is set to feature music, entertainment, food, games and prizes. A classic car show, costume contest and train rides also are planned. Attendees are invited to donate nonperishable food items for drawing tickets. Door prize drawings also will be held to benefit Bailey’s Nest and Basket of Hope. Admission is free.

WORTH A DRIVE

A Sugar Skull Workshop for participants 7 or older is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The workshop celebrates Hispanic heritage. Participants are invited to learn about Mexican tradition by creating a colorfully decorated sugar skull to take home. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.

The Ladies of Jazz, featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater and Terri Lyne Carrington’s Mosaic Project, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $26 to $99. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

A Night at the Museum, including a screening of “ParaNorman” is scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Children are set to explore the museum, make crafts have a pizza dinner and snacks. The deadline for registration is Oct. 23, and admission is $25 or $20 for members. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

A science camp is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Campers are set to perform hands-on interactive experiments, use scientific theory, investigate techniques and microscopes and explore museums. Camp is $50 or $40 for members. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

Grace Presbyterian Church is scheduled to host a fall festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at 1515 W. Charleston Blvd. The event is set to feature costumes, candy, carnival fun and a chili cook-off. Dinner tickets cost $3. Games and prizes are free. Participants are asked not to wear scary costumes or bring toy weapons. Call the church office at 702-384-4554.

“The Vixens of Broadway,” starring Betty Buckley, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Oct. 25, 3 and 7 p.m. Oct. 26 and 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $39 to $79. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

To celebrate the beginning of Nevada’s 150th anniversary, admission is set to be free from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Nevada State Museum, 309 S. Valley View Blvd., and the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The event does not include free admission to the Haunted Harvest event. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

North Las Vegas is set to open Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Road, at 9 a.m. Oct. 25, with a free all-day celebration and an evening concert planned. Festivities are set until 4 p.m., to be followed by a surprise celebrity concert at 6 p.m. The 170-acre park offers playgrounds, gazebos for weddings, corporate retreats and birthday parties, a 5-acre dog park, 64 community garden plots, a four-bowl skatepark, athletic fields and bucolic scenery. Contact city of North Las Vegas spokeswoman Juliet Casey at 702-633-2613 or visit cityofnorthlasvegas.com.

The fifth annual National Day of Remembrance for Nuclear Weapons Workers is scheduled at 10 a.m. Oct. 25 at the National Atomic Testing Museum, 755 E. Flamingo Road. The free event is set to include guest speakers and refreshments. Visit nationalatomictestingmuseum.org or call 702-794-5151.

ArtWalk is scheduled from 11 a.m. to dusk Oct. 25, 10 a.m. to dusk Oct. 26 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at Boca Park Fashion Village, 750 S. Rampart Blvd. Artisans will offer handcrafted items for sale. Visit vegasartwalk.com.

Pro Auto and Lube plans to host its second annual Halloween Best Dressed Car Show from 3 p.m. to midnight Oct. 26 at 5680 N. Simmons St. Trophies are to be awarded based on a people’s choice vote, with first-, second-, third- and fourth-place entries set to be awarded at 6:30 p.m. A $10 per car entry fee is required. Other activities include face painting, bounce houses and a blood drive co-sponsored by United Blood Services. Call Pro Auto and Lube at 702-570-5823.

The Trick-or-Treat Treasure Hunt, including a free flu clinic hosted by the Southern Nevada Immunization and Health Coalition, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26 at McCarran Marketplace, 5905 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 110. Visit snihc.org.

LaserSpectacular is set to present “The Music of Pink Floyd” at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets start at $15. Visit hendersonlive.com.

The third annual COX Treat Streets is set from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Tivoli Village and COX Communications plan a free safe street trick-or-treating event with games, candy and live entertainment. Children 10 or younger are invited to attend in costume. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.

The McKee Ranch Foundation, 8982 Dean Martin Drive, is set to host a pumpkin patch through Oct. 30. The attraction includes hayrides and a petting zoo. Families are encouraged to bring carrots and crackers for the animals and donations of canned food in return for treats. The event requires a $20 donation per family. The ranch is open from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. All canned food donations are given to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. Call 702-361-9606 or visit mckeeranchevents.com.

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 Las Vegas Little Theatre is set to perform “A Behanding in Spokane” through Nov. 3 at the Fischer Black Box, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call the box office at 702-362-7996.

The exhibit “Flores para el Día de los Muertos (Flowers for the Day of the Dead)” is set to feature work by local Hispanic artists exploring flowers and other objects as part of the annual Day of the Dead celebration. The exhibit is scheduled at the 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 Country Fresh farmers market is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free.

PLAN AHEAD

A Halloween puppet show is planned for children at the Sunrise Library, 5400 E. Harris Ave., from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 31. The show invites children to wear costumes and enjoy puppet tales featuring pumpkins, ghosts and other Halloween characters.

Halloween Hauntings is scheduled at Parkdale Community Center, 3200 Ferndale St., from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 31. The Halloween event is set to feature candy, snacks and a costume contest with prizes. Tickets are $5. Call 702-455-7517 or visit clarkcountynv.gov.

The festival “Life in Death: Day of the Dead” is scheduled at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive, from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1-2. It is set to feature displays, an art exhibit, performances, crafts and food vendors and will focus on celebrating the Mexican holiday of Dia de los Muertos by featuring altars in memory of deceased relatives and friends. Call 702-455-7340 or visit clarkcountynv.gov.

The movie “Argo” is scheduled to screen from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Winchester Cultural Center Theater, 3130 McLeod Drive, as part of Winchester’s monthly movies event. Admission is free.

The 16th annual Duel in the Desert for IMCA Modifieds is scheduled for Nov. 7-9 at The Dirt Track at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The dirt track race is set to hold practice night at 4 p.m. Nov. 6. It is free for spectators. Tickets for the actual race range from $15 to $20 for adults, $12 to $15 for seniors and military personnel and $6 to $8 for children. Visit lvms.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.

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

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 guitar. Call 702-507-3907.

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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