East Valley View things to do for Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2014


  • The Boneyard Bash is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Festivities are set to include entertainment, appearances by the Las Vegas cast of “Evil Dead: The Musical,” food trucks, free beer, a signature cocktail and a cash bar featuring wine and cocktails. Following the bash, ticket holders can head to Velveteen Rabbit for an afterparty to include a complimentary Halloween cocktail and free makeup application by professional makeup artists. Admission is $45 in advance, $55 at the gate and $40 for Neon Museum members. Visit neonmuseum.org.
  • A Day of the Dead exhibit is scheduled to be on display through Nov. 7 in the gallery at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. The annual juried exhibition celebrates Dia de los Muertos, a holiday dedicated to remembering the dead. A Day of the Dead Celebration with food, ofrendas dedicated to loved ones and traditional dance and music is scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2. Admission is free. “Frida Kahlo: Viva la Frida!,” a play in Spanglish, is scheduled to precede festival events at 3 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2. The play is directed by Stacey Mendoza and written by Humberto Robles. Tickets are $5. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.
  • Jason Robert Brown’s musical “The Last 5 Years” tells the story of two New Yorkers who dive head first into a marriage. The action follows a unique progression with the wife starting at end of the marriage going backward and the husband telling it from the beginning. Performances are scheduled at 8 p.m. Nov. 6-8 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 in the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $30. A limited number of VIP tickets for the evening performances are set to be available for $50 and include a backstage tour and meet-and-greet with the cast. Visit unlv.com/nct or call 702-895-2787.
  • Trivia night is scheduled at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at The Beat Coffeehouse, 520 Fremont St. The event is for adults 21 or older. Visit thebeatlv.com or call 702-385-2328.

  • The fifth annual Las Vegas Halloween Parade is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at the corner of 13th and Fremont streets and head west on Fremont Street to Eighth Street, where an after event is scheduled. Costumed characters of all ages who wish to participate should line up at Fremont and 13th streets beginning at 4 p.m. Visit tinyurl.com/lvparade2.

  • On Nov. 7, the Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association is set to host its annual Salute to Flight Crews during the dress rehearsal of Aviation Nation at Nellis Air Force Base. The association has invited the Doberman Rescue of Nevada to raffle off a pass for four people to attend the dress rehearsal barbecue. Raffle tickets are $5. The winner will be selected in an event set for Nov. 2. Call 702-672-7204 or visit drnv.org.
  • The seventh annual production of “A Choreographers’ Showcase” by the Nevada Ballet Theatre and Cirque du Soleil is scheduled at 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Mystere Theatre at Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $25 and $45. Call 702-894-7722 or visit nevadaballet.org.
  • In celebration of 15 years in Las Vegas, Madame Tussauds, 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer $15 tickets to Nevada residents through Dec. 31. Visit madametussauds.com/lasvegas or call 702-862-7800.

  • The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society is set to open its 52nd season with a Haydn/Mendelssohn/Mozart masterworks concert at 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, disabled and military and $10 for students with ID. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

  • In anticipation of the closure of the venue during construction, Hiatus Halloween at the Freakin’ Frog is scheduled from 7 p.m. Oct. 31 until what organizers describe as “the Wee hours,” at 4700 S. Maryland Parkway. Owner Adam Carmer said the event is set to include bands, comedians and finishing off all of the beer. Visit freakinfrog.com or call 702-217-6794.

  • Capital One Financial Corp. and Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada plan to host open houses for sponsors, potential supporters and those seeking to volunteer in the efforts of Junior Achievement. Attendees will get to experience what more than 4,000 Clark County students will experience at its mock city, Capital One/Junior Achievement Finance Park. Open houses are scheduled from 8 to 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 4 and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Las Vegas Library, 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North. RSVP at jalasvegas.org/events/finance_park_rsvp.
  • A Halloween Hauntings event for children 3 to 12 is set to include a spooky trail of treats, games, crafts, light refreshments, candy and a bounce house from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Parkdale Recreation Center, 3200 Ferndale St. Admission is $5. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7517.

  • As part of the Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Wrong Men & Notorious Women series of Hitchcock thrillers, a free screening of the 1935 film “The 39 Steps” is scheduled at 1 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3436.

  • To celebrate Native American Heritage Month, Derrick Suwaima Davis, a six-time champion hoop dancer, is set to perform at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 5 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3436.

  • A six-week diabetes self-management series is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The class is scheduled at 2 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 3. The class size is limited and registration is required Call 702-507-3458.

  • “Las Vegas Stories: Paradise Palms – Key Turning Points in Las Vegas History” is scheduled at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Writer, editor and director of content development for the Mob Museum Geoff Schumacher is set to discuss specific dates in Las Vegas history from 1844 to 2014 and explain their significance to Las Vegas. The event is part of a monthly series examining the history of Las Vegas. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.

  • Grrl Jam, a female-led Pearl Jam tribute band, is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Oct 31 at The Bunkhouse, 124 S. 11th St. Tickets for the 21-or-older show are $10, and doors open at 7 p.m. Halloween Town and The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer are scheduled to open. Visit bunkhousedowntown.com or call 702-854-1414.

  • Town Scary is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Children are invited to trick-or-treat at participating stores and restaurants and holiday themed activities are planned. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.

  • Halloween Hoopla for children 12 or younger is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at the walking trail at the Robert E. “Bob” Price Recreation Center, 2050 Bonnie Lane. Trick-or-treating is set to be offered at the Cora Coleman Senior Center, the Robert E. “Bob” Price Recreation Center and Clark County Fire Station 20. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7600.

  • The Tee Off For Tots Classic golf tournament is scheduled at 8 a.m. Nov. 7 at the Sunrise Vista Golf Club at Nellis Air Force Base. The fee is $125 and the event benefits Toys For Tots. RSVPs must be in by Oct. 31. Visit marineslasvegas.org or call Tom McGrath at 702-498-8518 or Caryn Christianson at 702-467-1999.
  • Artist Paula Wilson plans to create a bazaar faux market filled with painted wonders during her residency at P3Studio in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit from 6-11 p.m. through Nov. 2. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com.
  • The exhibit “Anne Frank: A Historical Remembrance Art Exhibition,” featuring the art of lithographer Michael Knigin, paired with “Chai Lights,” a collection of 100 works by 31 Las Vegas artists focusing on Jewish themes, is scheduled to be on display through Nov. 26 at the Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art inside Neonopolis, 450 Fremont St. Admission is $5. Visit snmfa.com or call 702-382-2926.
  • Performances of Matt and Mattingly’s Bucket Show are scheduled at 10 p.m. Wednesdays at the Scullery Theater, 150 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The two-man improv show with musical accompaniment is free, but audience members are encouraged to pay what they want into a bucket at the end of the performance. Visit mattandmattingly.com.
  • To celebrate its 15th anniversary, “Marriage Can Be Murder” is offering locals $30 tickets on the 15th of each month through July 2015. To secure the tickets, use the code 15years. The interactive dinner show is scheduled at 6:15 nightly at the D Las Vegas, 301 Fremont St. Visit thed.com or call 702-388-2111.
  • The exhibit “Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites” is scheduled to visit through Jan. 4 at the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place. The exhibit transforms seven beloved and award-winning picture books into three-dimensional, play and learning environments. Visit discoverykidslv.org.
  • Performers 50 or older are invited to audition for the Doolittle Senior Center’s “I’ve Got Talent Senior Showcase.” Senior singers, dancers, musicians, comedians or other performers who are interested may call the center at 702-229-6125 to request an audition appointment, or stop by 1930 N. J St. Auditions are scheduled Nov. 5 and 6 at the center. The showcase is scheduled at 11 a.m. Nov. 19 at the West Las Vegas Library Theatre, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
  • Bank of America customers receive free entry the first weekend of most months at the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place; the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North; and the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is offered through the bank’s Museums on Us program, which allows Bank of America customers free access to select museums on the first weekend of every month. Participants must show their U.S. Trust, Merrill Lynch or Bank of America debit or credit card to receive free admission for the cardholder. Special event admission is not included. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.
  • The Saltman Center Celebrates 10 Years: Making Peace with Your Enemy: Nelson Mandela and his Contributions to Conflict Resolution is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Thomas & Mack Moot Court Facility in the Boyd School of Law at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Registration is required at tinyurl.com/peacenm. Visit tinyurl.com/infopeace or call 702-895-2787.
  • Free ultrasound heart screenings are scheduled from 2 to 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. To schedule an appointment, call 702-369-4216 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.


  • The Moapa Valley Cornmaze, on Lewis Ranch Road in Moapa, is scheduled to welcome visitors from noon to 7 p.m. for daytime activities and 8 to 11 p.m. for the Haunted Corn Maze daily through Oct. 31. In addition to the maze, farm attractions include a pumpkin patch, corn cannons, horseback riding, water activity balls, a petting zoo and pony rides. Visit mvcornmaze.com.
  • HallOVeen is set from 6-10 p.m. Oct. 30 and 31 at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. General admission is $11 for visitors 13 or older and $9 for those ages 3 to 12. Passports allowing unlimited access to rides and attractions cost $20 for those 13 or older and $18 for those ages 3 to 12. Visit opportunityvillage.org or call 702-880-4089.


  • A women’s health seminar on bladder leakage and prolapse hosted by Dr. Sarah Ryan, is scheduled at 6 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Oquendo Center, 2425 E. Oquendo Road. Visit oquendocenter.org or call 877-433-2873.

  • A Lake Mead canoe trip is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 8 leaving in shuttles from Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. The cost is $30 and includes a boat, paddles, life vests and snacks. Participants are required to bring a sack lunch. Participants younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-1905.

  • The Magic of Discovery Masquerade Ball is scheduled at 6 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Palazzo Ballroom, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The fundraiser for the Discovery Children’s Museum is set to include a cocktail reception, silent auction, raffle, dining, live auction and presentation of the Great Friend To Kids Award. Guests are encouraged to wear a masquerade mask and dress in black tie or cocktail attire. For ticket information, contact Cora Sutehall at 702-382-3445 or csutehall@discoverykidslv.org.

  • The inaugural Friday Night Sam’s Town Live! show is set to feature the Swing City Dolls at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. The group is a swing tribute to the 1940s designed to appeal to all ages. Tickets are $15. Visit samstownlv.com or call 702-284-7777.

  • Registration is open for the seventh annual Scale the Strat fundraising stair climb scheduled for March 1. Scale the Strat is scheduled concurrently with the third annual USA Stair Climb Championship, which is expected to attract elite stair climbers from all over the world and allow amateur climbers the opportunity to rub elbows with the best athletes in the sport as they climb the stairs in the Stratosphere Tower. An early bird discount rate of $40 is available before Dec. 31. Climbers are also asked to make a minimum $150 fundraising pledge for the American Lung Association. Online support and personal fundraising coaching is available. Visit scalethestrat.com.
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