The star of ABC’s “Last Man Standing” stands up at 9 p.m. today and Saturday in the Showroom at The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $55.75-$95.75, $145.75 includes meet-and-greet; call 414-9000.
LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS
With any luck, Ricky Martin will shake his bon bon at some point during the show that begins at 5 p.m. Thursday at Mandalay Bay Events Center, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $50-$450; call 632-7580.
THE VILLAGE PEOPLE
We admit it. We know all the words to “Y.M.C.A.” We’ll spare you for now, but hear them for yourself at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Nov. 13 and Nov. 16-20 in the Starlite Theater at the Riviera, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $46.95-$68.95; call 794-9433.
Come do the Jersey Turnpike when this blast in a glass hosts Saturday at Gallery nightclub at Planet Hollywood Resort, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Doors open at 10 p.m. Admission is $30 for men, $20 women, local women get in free; call 818-3700.
VEGAS VALLEY BOOK FESTIVAL
A bookworm’s paradise, the 10th annual event will feature panel discussions, readings, book signings, workshops, exhibitions and other activities through Sunday at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St., and various locations. The keynote speaker Jane Smiley will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Fifth Street School. For a complete schedule of events, visit vegasvalleybookfestival.org; call 229-5431.