Summerlin Area Things To Do, Oct. 16-22, 2014

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

  • The seventh annual Las Vegas Crafters Guild Harvest Boutique & Craft Show is planned from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17 and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the multipurpose room of the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Expect handmade baskets, fused glass home decor, artisan jewelry, candles, purses, totes, aprons, children’s accessories, handmade cards, shadow boxes, holiday decorations and baked goods among the items for sale. Admission is free. Visit lasvegascraftersguild.com.
  • Asia is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $25 for standing room only and $45 for general admission seating. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777.

  • Desert Spring Theatre Arts plans to present Luigi Jannuzzi’s play “Exhibit This! — The Museum Comedies” at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 and 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive. An art show with items for purchase to benefit the group is planned for 60 to 90 minutes before each performance. Tickets are $7.50 each or $5 each for groups of four or more and are available at the door or by calling 702-528-4483.

  • Greg Thompson’s “Broadway Showstoppers” is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15. Call 702-240-1301 or visit scscai.com.
  • The Nevada Garden Club plans a free flower show from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19 in the Garden Club Center at Lorenzi Park, 800 Twin Lakes Drive. The show’s theme is My Vacation, and it will feature floral designs and horticulture grown in the Las Vegas Valley. Call Vicki Yuen at 702-259-9888 or email nevadagardenclubs@gmail.com.
  • A Fall Arts & Crafts Fair is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Desert Vista Community Center, 10360 Sun City Blvd. The fair will offer handcrafted items of all types. Visit scscai.com.
  • The Trunk or Treat Halloween Car Show is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive. Safe trick-or-treating from decorated cars is planned, along with a children’s costume contest, entertainment by DJ Brando and games. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/information/19349.htm.
  • Martin Nievera is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
  • Pianist Sandra G. Carey plans a free solo recital for 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd. Carey has performed with members of the Chicago Symphony, Lyric Opera, San Francisco Symphony and the Vienna Opera House. Call 702-341-7800.
  • Matt Hennager plans to offer Guitar Basics 101, a free guitar lesson for beginning players 10 or older, from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Bring an electric or acoustic guitar and arrive 15 minutes early to tune. Call 702-507-3631.
  • A Yoga for the Cure Class is scheduled for 10 a.m. Oct. 20 at the West Studio of Sherry Goldstein’s Yoga Sanctuary, 7915 W. Sahara Ave., No. 101. All proceeds from the drop-in fees will go to support the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event. The class is open to all levels. Call 702-240-7666.
  • A Blessing of the Pets is scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 21 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 8901 Del Webb Blvd. Call 702-255-1990.
  • A live storytelling night is planned for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Chieti Coffee Shop, 5825 W. Sahara Ave., Suite N. The theme is Life and Death Situations. Attendees are invited to tell a seven-minute personal true-life story. Email storytelling.uuclv@gmail.com.
  • Ceres at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host a Sunday Jazz Brunch featuring jazz saxophonist Vince Priester and guitarist accompanist Calvin Brooks from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19. A Sunday brunch with entertainment by Mark O’Toole is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 26. Brunches are $24.99. Call 702-869-7381.
  • The Undead Maze haunted attraction is scheduled from 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays and 6 to 10 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 31 at Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center, 9300 W. Sunset Road, to raise funds for The Public Education Foundation and the Shade Tree shelter. Admission is $9 for adults and $7 for children. Visit facebook.com/undeadmaze.

  • The Freakling Bros. is hosting the 22nd annual Trilogy of Terror through October at 4245 S. Grand Canyon Drive, near West Flamingo Road and the 215 Beltway. It will feature Circus of Horrors, Castle Vampyre and Gates of Hell. For the full schedule, times and ticket prices, visit freaklingbros.com or call 702-362-3327.
  • Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Larry Reeb is scheduled for Oct. 16, Mike Wheels Parise for Oct. 23 and Warren Durso for Oct. 30. Tickets are $15 and include a drink. Purchase tickets at the casino cage or call 702-507-5980.
  • The Dirty is scheduled to perform from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Cover charge is $10 at the door and $5 for Boarding Pass card members (sign-ups will be available at the door). Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
  • Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free live entertainment at 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Deja Vu is scheduled for Oct. 17 and 18, Wonder Boogie for Oct. 24 and 25 and Fast Company for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. The Dummkopfs are set for 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Mark O’Toole for 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 702-507-5900.
  • J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free live music starting at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Holes and Hearts is scheduled for Oct. 17 and 18, Motor City for Oct. 24 and 25 and Finnegan’s Wake for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Call 702-869-7725.
  • The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. Cool Change is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and More & Gendel for 11 p.m. Oct. 17 and 18, More & Gendel for 6:30 p.m. and HighRise for 11 p.m. Oct. 24 and 25 and Cool Change for 6:30 p.m. and Kim Styles Duo for 11 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Call 702-507-5900.
  • Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to feature Dave Ritz from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays in T-Bones Chophouse. Rick Duarte is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays. Ritz is scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Oct. 11. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.
  • Line dancing is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., for guests 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.
  • Zowie Bowie is scheduled to perform Fridays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. for guests 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.
  • Jared Berry is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tony Venniro is scheduled for Oct. 31. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.
  • The Bingo Room at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to feature live music for guests 21 or older from 10 a.m. to noon Sundays, including Nick Mattera on Oct. 19 and Rick Duarte on Oct. 26. Visit sclv.com.
  • David Mazur’s exhibit “People and Places” is planned through Dec. 2 during regular library hours at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Mazur was inspired by the West’s special beauty in this series of paintings and drawings of landscapes, including Red Rock Canyon and Mount Charleston. Call 702-507-3630.

  • L Makeup Institute, 5525 S. Decatur Blvd., Suite 102, plans to host free makeup workshops led by professional makeup artists from 1 to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of every month. Space is limited. Call 702-685-9298.

  • The Centennial Las Vegas Genealogy Society is scheduled to meet the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. inside the community room of the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 6670 W. Cheyenne Ave. The group is dedicated to genealogy and ancestry research. Visit clvgs7.wix.com/clvgs.
  • The German Friendship Club plans to meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at Trails Community Center, 1910 Spring Gate Lane. Call 702-254-2590.

WORTH A DRIVE

  • “Breadcrumbs,” a new play by award-winning playwright Jennifer Haley, is scheduled to be performed Oct. 16 to Nov. 1 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre’s Studio Theater, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are planned at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $15 for Thursday and Sunday shows and $18 for Friday and Saturday shows. Visit table8lv.com.
  • The play “Circle Mirror Transformation” is planned at 7 p.m. Oct. 16-18 and 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at the BackStage Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Call 702-651-5483.
  • The Las Vegas Youth Orchestra plans its fall concert at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Call 702-267-4849.
  • Performances of the Cockroach Theatre Company’s production of Jean-Paul Sartre’s “No Exit” are scheduled at 8 p.m. Oct. 16-19, 23-26 and 2 p.m. Oct. 19 and 26 at Art Square Theatre, 1025 S. First St. Tickets are $16 to $20. Visit cockroachtheatre.com or call 702-818-3422.
  • HallOVeen is set for 6-10 p.m. Oct. 17-19, 24-26 and 30-31 at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. Activities are set to include the Haunted Adventure by Santino and Rocco Panaro, Boris the Elf’s 3-D Experience, Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel, the Avalanche Slide, Rod’s Monstrous Mini Golf, the Candy Cabin, the Magical Midway and rides on the Forest Express Ghost Train. Also planned are crafts, movies, storytelling on Fridays and nightly parades. General admission is $11 for visitors 13 or older and $9 for those ages 3-12. Passports allowing unlimited access to rides and attractions cost $20 for visitors 13 or older and $18 for those ages 3-12. Visit opportunityvillage.org or call 702-880-4089.
  • The Springs Preserve’s annual Haunted Harvest, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is planned from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 17-19 and 24-26. The event will feature a haunted hay maze, trick or treat stations, carnival games, a petting zoo and live entertainment from Mad Science and Halloween High’s Monster Bash. Tickets are $6, and children 4 or younger are admitted free. Members receive half off of admission. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

  • An opening reception for “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 from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art inside Neonopolis, 450 Fremont St. Holocaust survivor Stan Rubens is scheduled to speak at 2:30 p.m. Reception tickets are $10. To attend, RSVP by Oct. 16 to snmoffa@gmail.com or call 702-382-2926. The exhibit is slated to remain on display Oct. 22 through Nov. 26. Admission to the exhibit is $5. Visit snmfa.com.

  • The All ’80s High School Reunion is planned at 9 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Comedian Alex Thomas is set to perform inside the Veil Pavilion, with an after party slated at the Mi Casa Grill Cantina. A poolside barbecue is set for 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Sway Pool, followed by an All Black Everything Party inside the Veil Pavilion. The event is for those 21 or older. Party packages start at $69, and VIP and individual show tickets are available. Visit silvertoncasino.com or call 702-263-7777.
  • A Celebration of Souls: Day of the Dead in Southern Mexico is scheduled at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The photo exhibit can be viewed from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Nov. 2 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 through Jan. 19. The exhibit is free for Springs Preserve members or with paid general admission. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.
  • Nevada Conservatory Theatre at UNLV plans to present the play “Nevada” at 8 p.m. Oct. 16-18 with matinees at 2 p.m. Oct. 12 and 19 in the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Donald Brenner is set to direct the production featuring actors Jesse Bourque, Sam Cordes, Jasmine Mathews, Bernhard Verhoeven, Madison Kisst, Darek Riley, Jack Lafferty, Stefanie Resnick and Richard Rice. Tickets are $20-$30 with discounts for children. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

  • The Henderson Symphony Orchestra plans its fall concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. The program is set to include Stravinsky’s “Scherzo A La Russe,” Rachmaninoff’s “Piano Concerto No. 2” featuring piano soloist Pavel Gintov and Shostakovitch’s “Symphony No. 5.” Admission is free. Call 702-267-4849.

  • Vocal impressionist Veronic DiCaire plans to raise funds and awareness for her selected charity partner the Nevada Ballet Theatre in October as part of her Lend Your Voice campaign. During her performances through Oct. 18 at the Jubilee Theater at Bally’s Las Vegas, DiCaire will encourage audience donations and provide information on NBT’s mission. Tickets are $30 to $120. Call 855-234-7469 or 702-777-7776, or visit ballyslasvegas.com or ticketmaster.com and use the keyword “Veronic.”
  • Radiant City Church, 7850 Dean Martin Drive, Suite 503, plans a special preview event from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18. The event is set to include a church service, entertainment and a taco dinner. Visit radiantlv.com.
  • “An Oral History with the Goodmans,” featuring Claytee White, director of the UNLV’s Oral History Research Center, interviewing Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and former Mayor Oscar Goodman about their life together in Las Vegas, is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Goldfield Room in the Lied Library at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
  • The Fun After 55 Expo and Four Tops concert is planned for 10 a.m. Oct. 18 at the South Point Arena, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The concert is set to begin at 6 p.m. Free tickets are scheduled to be offered at the Humana Guidance Center, 1000 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite. 720. A donation of gently used clothing in exchance for the tickets is encouraged. Contributions are set to benefit the Goodwill of Southern Nevada’s Veteran Integration Program. Call 702-331-1350.
  • The I Love Soul Food Festival is scheduled from 3 to 11 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. The event is set to include food and live entertainment. Tickets start at $45. Visit ilovesoulfood.com/events.
  • The Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society plans its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Oct. 18 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. Visit ccngs.org.
  • The fifth annual One Hero at a Time benefit concert is planned from noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Jokers Wild, 920 Boulder Highway. The event is scheduled to include food, raffles and live entertainment. Admission is $20. This year’s proceeds are set to benefit Anthony Shepler, a local resident who served in the military for 18 years. Visit facebook.com/oneheroatatime.
  • The Dust Devils’ Car Club Show is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Los Prados Country Club, 5150 Los Prados Circle. Registration to participate in the show costs $25 and starts at 9 a.m. The event benefits the Los Prados Women’s Club charity club. Visit lospradosdustdevils.com.
  • The Las Vegas Ultra Marathon featuring a 150K run and relay is set to start between 5 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Visit desertskyadventures.com/las-vegas-100.
  • Free, guided walking tours of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., are scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 18 and 22. The tours are offered each Wednesday and Saturday. To register for a tour, visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
  • The Center’s 20th Annual Honorarium is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at Drai’s at The Cromwell, 3595 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event includes a silent auction, food, live entertainment and the presentation of the Center honors. Tickets start at $250. Visit thecenterlv.org or call 702-802-5411.
  • The HeART of Giving Gala, celebrating 16 years of service to families in need through Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas, is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, 888 W Bonneville Ave. The event is set to include cocktails, live music, silent and live auctions and dinner, presented by Cut and Taste. The gala honors Lotus Broadcasting. Tickets start at $400. Visit rmhlv.org or contact call Missy Check at 702-252-4663, ext. 6, or missy@rmhlv.org.
  • The Danny Gans Memorial Champions Run for Life hosted by Donny Osmond is scheduled from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 18 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is set to include a 5K run and a 1-mile walk and entertainment and benefits the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. Visit nvccf.org or call 702-735-8434.
  • The Paws and Pints Fundraiser is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at Banger Brewing, 450 Fremont St., No. 135. The event is set to include live music, vendors, a pet Halloween costume contest and dogs on site available for adoption and fostering. A portion of each beer purchase will be donated to Adopt a Rescue Pet. Visit bangerbrewing.com or call 702-456-2739.
  • The Exotic Bird Expo is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St. The event is set to include vendors, raffles, entertainment, booths and more. Admission is $7 for adults and free for children 10 or younger. Visit lasvegasbirdclub.com.
  • “Fantasy for Strings,” the season premiere in the Nevada Chamber Symphony’s Classic Touch Concert Series, is slated for 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The program is set to include Sibelius’ “Andante Festivo,” Puccini’s “Crisantemi,” Copland’s “Hoe-Down,” Grieg’s “The Last Spring,” Tchaikovsky’s “Song Without Words” and Brahms’ “Hungarian Dance No. 5.” Admission is free, but reservations are suggested. Visit nevadachambersymphony.org or call 702-433-9280.
  • A reception for the exhibit “The Sands: A Place in the Sun” is scheduled at 1 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Four noted local historians — Larry Gragg, Eugene Moehring, Michael Green and Su Kim Chung — are set to speak on the importance of the Copa Room and the Sands in Las Vegas history. They also plan to sign copies of their books, which are set to be available for purchase. Plans for the exhibit reception include free food and a performance by the Thurston Howlies. The event is free, but reservations are required by calling 702-822-8735.
  • The Las Vegas Artists Guild plans a fall art show through Oct. 28 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, during library hours. Call 702-207-4261.
  • Harvest Days at Tule Springs is set from 2 to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends through Oct. 30 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Horses4Heroes will celebrate fall with a pumpkin patch, corn maze, horse-drawn wagon rides, games and more. Admission is from $10 to $15 per person and free for children younger than 2. Call 702-596-6715.
  • 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.
  • The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., is set to host Scottish country dancing for ages 13 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Fridays. The cost is $5 per person. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.
  • The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener program is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon every other Saturday at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. The eight-session program is open to children 7 to 12 and costs $52. To register, contact Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523 or johnsonk@unce.unr.edu.
  • The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., recently opened its new Butterfly Habitat in the southern portion of the Botanical Gardens. The habitat is scheduled to feature hundreds of butterflies and a variety of plants, and it will be open each fall and spring, as temperatures permit. Butterfly species are set to include mourning cloak, red admiral, painted lady, American lady, monarch and queen. A separate entrance fee will be charged for the habitat, with members paying $2 and nonmembers paying $3. Visit springspreserve.org.
  • “Re-Visualizing Las Vegas,” an exhibition of Las Vegas News Bureau photos manipulated and colored with modern techniques, is scheduled to be on display from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays through Nov. 15 at the Las Vegas City Hall Chamber Gallery, 495 S. Main St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
  • The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., plans to host the “Three Minutes Exhibition,” a free display featuring work by photographer Seder Burns, through Nov. 26. The exhibit can be viewed from 12:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Saturdays. Call 702-229-1012.
  • The Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway, plans to display its “Curator’s Choice: Favorites from the Collection” exhibit through January. The exhibit was selected by Dawna Jolliff, who has been with the museum for 38 years. Call 702-455-7955.
  • “Wicked Plants: The Exhibit” is planned from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Jan. 4 inside the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visitors can learn about poisonous and carnivorous plants. The exhibit is free for members or with paid general admission. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
  • The art exhibit “Fusionaroma” by Behzad Dowlatshahi and Samira Nozari, both published poets and painters known in Iran, is set to tour Las Vegas galleries through Jan. 4. Originally on display at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, it features various styles — abstract, expressionism, conceptual, figurative, realism and wet-on-wet (alla prima) paintings with oil and acrylic on canvas. It is set to be exhibited through Oct. 14 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave., 702-507-4010; and Oct. 28-Jan. 4 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., 702-507-3820.

PLAN AHEAD

  • A live storytelling night is planned for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Chieti Coffee Shop, 5825 W. Sahara Ave., Suite N. The theme is Life and Death Situations. Attendees are invited to tell a seven-minute personal true-life story. Email storytelling.uuclv@gmail.com.
  • Las Vegas Inner City Youth Outings plans to host a fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at Las Vegas Bridge World, 5580 W. Flamingo Road, No. 101. Food, raffles and jazz music are planned. The group is an outreach program of the Sierra Club that takes disadvantaged youths on outdoor excursions. Information about the group’s upcoming trip to Death Valley will be available at the event. Visit facebook.com/lasvegasinnercityoutings.
  • The Boca Park Fashion Village ArtWalk is set from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26 in Boca Park, 710-750 S. Rampart Blvd. A marketplace with 40 artist booths are planned, including painting, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, glass and unique crafts. The featured musician will be Vibhas Kendzia, who will play the flute and saxophone. Visit vegasartwalk.com.
  • The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk is planned for 7:30 a.m. Oct. 26 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. The event features a 5K. Register at makingstrideswalk.org/lasvegasnv.
  • Hotel California plans a “Salute to the Eagles” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

  • A VINE Women’s Gathering Luncheon is slated for 10 a.m. Oct. 25 at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd. A fashion show by Chico’s is planned. Proceeds will benefit VINE’s mission projects. The cost is $20 in advance. Call 702-363-1575 or 702-645-0179.
  • The Mustang & Ford Club of Las Vegas Halloween Car Show and Movies in the Park are planned starting at 5 p.m. Oct. 25 at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. The car show is set from 5 to 9 p.m. Approximately 120 makes and models of cars will be on the streets of Tivoli Village. Live music, candy for children and a special viewing of “E.T.” in the park at 7 p.m. also are planned. Proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
  • A night of safe trick-or-treating is planned from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Sponsored by Cox Communications, the free Cox Treat Streets will offer a variety of family-friendly activities, including interactive game booths, costumed characters and live music performances. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
  • The Celebrity City Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is slated to present “Memoirs of a Celebrity” at 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $13. Visit scscai.com.

  • Tickets are on sale for the seventh annual production of “A Choreographers’ Showcase” by the Nevada Ballet Theatre and Cirque du Soleil, scheduled at 1 p.m. Oct. 26 and 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.

  • Celebrity City Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, plans to present “Memoirs of a Celebrity” at 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $13. Call 702-240-1301 or visit scscai.com.
  • Elvis Monroe plans to perform Americana pop/rock hits Oct. 31 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 7 p.m. for guests 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.
  • A carnival and hot air balloon festival is planned at Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center, 9300 W. Sunset Road, from noon to 11 p.m. Oct. 31, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 1 and 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 2. Rides, games, early morning balloon launches, daily tethered hot air balloon rides, Evening Glow Shows and free trick-or-treating Oct. 31 with balloon pilots during the Evening Glow Show are planned. Call 702-880-2100.
  • Brian Hoffman’s “Remembering Red,” a tribute to Red Skelton, is slated for 7 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $18. Call 702-240-1301 or visit scscai.com.
  • Comedian Arnez J is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
  • A health fair with flu shots and blood pressure checks is planned from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 1 at Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center, 9300 W. Sunset Road. Call 702-880-2100.
  • The Animal Foundation’s Forever Home Family Picnic & Furry 5K is set for 11 a.m. Nov. 2 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. The dog-friendly event includes a 5K run along the park’s trails system. Participants receive a T-shirt and finisher medal, chip timing, race bib and picnic admission. Dogs will receive a doggie bandana and finisher dog tag. The Forever Home Family Picnic is set from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will include a 1-mile, dog-friendly walk at 11 a.m., doggie contests such as Best Smile, Best Trick and Best Costume and live music, demonstrations, vendor fair and dog adoptions. For fees and to register, visit animalfoundation.com/event/5K.
  • “KillerPumpkin.Net” by Bryan Yeager is on display during regular library hours through Nov. 4 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Yeager carves unique, nonperishable foam jack-o’-lanterns with images from horror films, monsters, wicked witches, Tim Burton characters and screaming faces. Call 702-507-3860.
  • United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council’s seventh annual Women’s Fall Suit Drive is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 7 in the parking lot of NV Energy, 6226 W. Sahara Ave. The council plans to collect new and gently-used, clean professional suits, dresses, pants and tops on hangers and jewelry, shoes, belts and scarves. Donations will benefit United Way accredited agencies with back-to-work programs for women. Donations will also be accepted throughout October at the White House Black Market in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South, where donors can receive a 15 percent discount. Visit uwsn.org/wlc or contact Lawrel K. Larsen at lawrell@uwsn.org or 702-892-2319.
  • Mistinguett Productions plans to present “Vegas Nights,” starring Peter Pavone and friends and hosted by Rich Little, at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $18. Call 702-240-1301 or visit scscai.com.
  • The Children’s Heart Foundation’s annual Operation Cards for Kids — Casino Night is planned from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive. The evening is set to include blackjack, food, specialty cocktails and silent and live auctions. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets are $75 for general admission and $125 for VIP admission. Visit operationcardsforkids.com.
  • Pins for Pets is set from 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 8 at the bowling center at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The registration fee includes two hours of bowling, free food and adult beverages, raffles and a silent auction. Visit animalnetwork-lv.com/events/pins-for-pets.
  • A Harvest Festival is planned from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 during the weekly farmers market at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. A Roos-N-More petting zoo, face painting, pumpkin decorating and pie eating contests are planned. Admission is free. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.

  • Ventriloquist/comedian Ronn Lucas is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
  • Mark Vranesh plans to host the Sun City Summerlin ArtWalk from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 at the Mountain Shadows Community Center, 9107 Del Webb Blvd. Artisans from California, Arizona, Colorado, Utah and Nevada are signed on to display works including paintings, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, glass and unique crafts. Vibhas Kendzia, a musician from Sedona, Ariz., is set to entertain with his native flute and saxophone. Admission is free. Visit vegasartwalk.com.

  • Signature Productions plans to perform Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” Nov. 14 through Dec. 13 at the Summerlin Library & Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Shows are set for 7:30 p.m. nightly except Sundays and Mondays, along with shows at 2 p.m. Nov. 22 and Dec. 6. Tickets are $30 for adults and $28 for seniors and students. Visit signatureproductions.net or call 702-878-7529.

  • Comedian Nephew Tommy plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and 15 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
  • “Rock & Roll Is Here To Stay,” featuring the Vegas Goodfellas, is slated for 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15. Call 702-240-1301 or visit scscai.com.
  • Easter Seals Nevada’s Cheers to Chocolate is set from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Nov. 15 at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Guests can enjoy wine and chocolate tastings, live music and a silent auction. Tickets are $40 online and $45 at the door. Visit cheerstochocolate.com.

  • “Rock & Roll Is Here To Stay” is scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15. Call 702-240-1301 or visit scscai.com.

  • Singer Jack Jones is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 and 23 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
  • Santa Claus’ arrival and a parade are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Nov. 28 at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. The free, family-friendly event is also set to feature Santa’s house, where children can take photos with Santa, a trackless train for rides around Tivoli Village and live performances on the main stage. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
  • The Grand Ballroom of the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host John Acosta’s Bee Gees Gold at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 and Herman’s Hermits at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29. Tickets are $15 at the casino cage.
  • The Happenings are slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 and 30 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
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