IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
—PaleyFest is set to kick off at 8 p.m. Thursday at Regal Village Square Stadium 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. This one-night event allows one to watch the cast of “The Walking Dead” as they screen never-before-seen footage and take part in a question-and-answer session. Tickets are available at the box office or at fathomevents.com.
—Bishop Gorman High School, 5959 S. Hualapai Way, plans to present “Into the Woods” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15. Visit bishopgorman.org.
—Free guitar lessons are planned from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday and March 17 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Guitars are not provided. The class is meant for beginner/novice players and has 35 spaces, filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit lasvegasguitar
teacher.com or call 818-427-6870.
—Desert Spring Theatre Arts plans to present “Bye, Bye Birdie” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and March 15 and 16, plus a 3 p.m. matinee Sunday at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive (across from Palo Verde High School). Tickets are $7.50 for all seats. Call 702-256-5933 or visit desertspringchurch.com.
—WheelaPaLooza is set to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Las Vegas Cyclery and Escape Adventures, 10575 Discovery Drive. The event is set to continue Sunday as the weekend marks the store’s grand opening. Wheelapalooza includes group bike rides, live music, free food and 5K and five-mile runs. Call 702-596-2953 or visit lasvegascyclery.com.
—“Old Time Radio … Live!” is planned for 7 p.m. Saturday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents or $18 for nonresidents. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). Call 800-595-4849.
—Pianist Ruth Johnson plans to perform “Today’s Diet of Music” at 4 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall of Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N, Pavilion Center Drive. The event is free. Call 702-256-5933.
—Fortune Feimster, Chris Franjola, Jen Kirkman and Brad Wollack plan to perform their individual stand-up routines at
7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
—An Eastern European Women’s Day concert is scheduled for 7 p.m. Sunday at 2100 Snow Trail. It is free and open to the public. Call 702-280-4523 or visit facebook.com and search for “Eastern European Connection.”
—Trivia Challenge is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday at Desert Vista Community Center, 10360 Sun City Blvd. in Sun City Summerlin. All attendees are participants for the first four rounds. The winner has the chance to possibly earn $800. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents or $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-274-6275 or the community center at 702-363-1341.
—The Moody Men’s Collegiate Choir plans to present a concert of sacred music at 6 p.m. Sunday at St. George’s Anglican Church, 7676 W. Gilmore Ave. Visit stgeorgeanglican.org or call 702-395-4576.
WORTH A DRIVE
—The Discovery Children’s Museum is scheduled to open to the public at 10 a.m. Saturday. The three-story, 58,000-square-foot Donald W. Reynolds Discovery Center, 360 Promenade Place adjacent to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, will be home to nine themed exhibition halls and a traveling exhibit gallery set to feature “Discover the Real George Washington: New Views from Mount Vernon” through May 15. The new building is nearly twice the size of the now-closed Lied Discovery Children’s Museum on Las Vegas Boulevard. Through May, the museum is scheduled to be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $12. Adults must be accompanied by a child. Visit discoverykidslv.org.
—The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to host kid-friendly activities for children 5 or younger. Activities are planned from 11 to
11:30 p.m. “Big Balloon Fun” is set for Thursday, “Butterflies” is set for March 14, “Spring Garden” is scheduled for March 21, and “Day in the Park” is planned for March 28. General admission to the Springs Preserve is $18.95 for adults and $9.95 for Nevada residents. Event is free for Springs Preserve members. Visit springspreseve.org.
—The Massive Spectacular, an event featuring some of the world’s best belly dancers, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday in the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Tickets are $35 for adults, $25 for students ages 13 to 24 with a student ID and $6 for children 12 or younger. Proceeds for the all-ages show are set to benefit the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. Visit themassive
—Las Vegas Academy Theatre plans to present the musical “Oklahoma!” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday at the Lowden Theater for the Performing Arts at Ninth Street and Clark Avenue. Tickets are $18, with $15 student rates on Thursdays. Visit lvacademytheatre.org or call 702-855-9729.
—An event benefiting Speedway Children’s Charity is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Thursday at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Doors are scheduled to open at 5 p.m. The event is set to include appearances by NASCAR drivers, including Dale Earnhardt Jr., and a silent auction. Visit samstownlv.com or call 800-634-6371.
—The Nevada Conservatory Theatre at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is scheduled to perform Peter Shaffer’s “Equus” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and March 14-16, with 2 p.m. matinees Sunday and March 17 in the Judy Bayley Theatre, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The play contains scenes of nudity and is intended for mature audiences. Tickets start at $20. Call 702-895-2787 or visit pac.unlv.edu.
—ArtsPower plans to present “The Little Engine That Could Earns Her Whistle” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Tickets are $3. Call 702-229-3515 or 702-229-6469.
—Wine & Art Parties plans to host a fundraiser for Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Republic Kitchen and Bar, 9470 S. Eastern Ave. Live guitar music and art instruction are planned. Wine & Art Parties will provide easels, canvases, paints and brushes. Admission is $35. Registration is required. Call 702-340-7956, visit windandartparties.com or email email@example.com.
—Walk your dog from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. General admission is $18.95 for adults and $9.95 for Nevada residents. Special rates also are available for seniors, students and military personnel. Visit springspreseve.org.
—Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host “Best Buddies Presents: The Raffle Featuring Flash Mobs for Friendship” Saturday at Town Square Park. The event will feature a raffle from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with winners announced at 5 p.m. A flash mob is scheduled for 5 p.m. The event will benefit Best Buddies Nevada, which works to eradicate social isolations for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com.
—The Las Vegas Brass Band plans to perform a free concert Sunday at the Clark County Library Theatre, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvbb.org.
—“Closer” by Patrick Marber is scheduled until Sunday in the Fischer Black Box at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.
—The stars of “The Big Bang Theory” are set to appear in a live, interactive experience at 7 p.m. March 13 at Regal Village Square Stadium 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. This one-night event will showcase never-before-seen footage and give fans the ability to interact with the cast, who will be taking questions live from the studio audience in Los Angeles from movie theatre audiences across the country. Tickets are available at the box office or at fathomevents.com.
—Ricci Martin plans to perform “An Evening of Dean Martin — Music and More” at 7:30 p.m. March 16 and 17 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call or visit suncoastcasino.com.
—St. Patrick’s Day events are planned at J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub inside the Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. On March 17, the party starts at noon with Irish band Mrs. Murphy’s Chowder, followed by Irish dancers, bagpipers, solo artist John Gannon and topped off with Mullaney from 7:15 to 11 p.m. At 3 p.m. U2 tribute band Rattle and Hum is scheduled to perform on the outdoor patio, followed by Mrs. Murphy’s Chowder and Arms of America from 7:30 to 9 p.m. A $20 cover provides access to both venues. Visit marriott.com/lasjw.
—“Showgirl Follies 3, Life in Feathers & Rhinestones” is planned for 7 p.m. March 23 and 3 p.m. March 24 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are for $15 Sun City Summerlin residents or $18 for nonresidents. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). Call 800-595-4849.
—Vicki Lawrence plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 23 and 24 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
—The Rudy Foundation plans to present “L.O.V.E. — A Cabaret” at 4 p.m. March 24 at the Summerlin Library Theatre, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. All proceeds will benefit the Rudy Foundation, a nonprofit that was founded by former Notre Dame football player Rudy Ruettiger. Tickets are $15. Visit showtix4u.com.
—Melissa Manchester plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 30 and 31 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
—Richard Ramsdell’s exhibit “The Talking Machines” is scheduled to run during regular library hours through March 30 at the Summerlin Library’s gallery, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. In this exhibition, his focus is on machines that were used at the building site of firehouse No. 107 in Summerlin. Call 702-507-3860.
—The Rudy Foundation plans to present “Master of the House,” a performing arts scholarship showcase competition featuring local student performers, at 7 p.m. April 6 at Faith Lutheran Junior/Senior High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. Tickets are $15 and $10 for students. Visit masterofthehouse
—“Reel Time — A Celtic Music Alliance” is planned for 7 p.m. April 6 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are for $15 Sun City Summerlin residents or $18 for nonresidents. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). Call 800-595-4849.
—The Las Vegas Master Singers plan to perform at 3:30 p.m. April 7 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. Visit lvmastersingers.com.
—Jack Walker plans to presents “Across the Pond” at 7 p.m. April 13 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are for $15 Sun City Summerlin residents or $18 for nonresidents. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). Call 800-595-4849.
—Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges plans to perform at 8 p.m. April 20 at Rocks Lounge inside the Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 7 p.m., and guests under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $45 to $65. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.
—“The Johnny Cash Story” is planned for 2 p.m. April 21 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are for $13 Sun City Summerlin residents or $15 for nonresidents. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). Call 800-595-4849.
—The Ambience Jazz Trio, featuring Mike Candito, Cocho Arbe and Jeff Davis, is slated to perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at the Brio Tuscan Grille in Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180. Visit brioitalian.com or call 702-433-1233. Tivoli Village is also offering live music at the View Wine Bar & Kitchen in the Market LV from 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays through Tuesdays, 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and at La Casa Cigars & Lounge at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
—Bluesman Bobby Jonz is set to headline a Celebrity Guests Dinner Show from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at The Mad Greek Cafe, 8565 W. Sahara Ave. The show is free to diners. Call 702-242-7669 for reservations.
—The Las Vegas Farmers Market is open from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Gardens Park, 10401 Garden Park Drive, and Wednesdays at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. Find produce from regional farmers, baked goods and artisan crafts. Visit lasvegasfarmersmarket.com or call 702-562-2676.
—The fresh52 Farmers Market at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., is set to operate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Visit fresh52.com.
—The Peelers are scheduled to perform Saturdays for guests 21 or older in the Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
—T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., hosts live music several times a week. Rick Duarte is scheduled to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Tim Catching is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays, and Dave Ritz is slated from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
—The Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., hosts live music several times a week. Arrow Arts is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays, Sarah Thiele is set to perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, and Jeremy James is set to perform from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
—Zowie Bowie featuring Chris Phillips is scheduled to perform Fridays in the Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
—“America’s Got Talent” winner Michael Grimm is scheduled to perform Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 7 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Cover charge is $10, $5 for local residents. Visit redrock.sclv.com.