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Summerlin Area Things To Do, Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2014

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

  • Actor, comedian and writer Charlie Murphy plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 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.
  • Free movies in the park are planned at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. “Despicable Me 2” is scheduled for Sept. 27. Guests are welcome to bring a blanket or chair and enjoy free popcorn. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
  • Earl Turner plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 and 28 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
  • Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a UFC 178 viewing party from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27 for guests 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.
  • The award-winning singing group Dangerous Curves is slated for 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15. Call 702-240-1301.
  • The 18th annual Bite of Las Vegas is planned from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 27 at Desert Breeze Park, 8425 Spring Mountain Road. Performers include American Authors, Colbie Caillat, Daughtry, The Script, Heffron Drive, Offset Season and Lindsey Stirling. Online advance general admission tickets are $19.26 at tinyurl.com/mahe4pu. Tickets at the gate are $25; children 6 or younger will be admitted free with a paying adult. Visit tinyurl.com/potdwr4.
  • Broadway Bound and Studio One’s Summerlin Dance Academy plan to present “9 To 5 The Musical” at the Summerlin Library Theater, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, through Sept. 27. The performances are sponsored and supported by the Rudy Foundation. The play is based on the 1980 feature film of the same name. Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $15. Visit broadwayboundlv.com or call 702-838-5131.
  • The Red Rock Pro Open is slated through Sept. 28 at Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive. The tournament is a United States Tennis Association women’s $50,000 Pro Circuit tournament with 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams. Visit redrockproopen.com.
  • Sunday brunch at Ceres at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., is scheduled to feature Mark O’Toole from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 28. The cost is $24.99. Call 702-869-7381
  • The Royal Tea Society plans to host an Addams Family Tea from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 5 at Lakeside in Desert Shores, 2620 Regatta Drive. The cost is $25 for members and $45 for nonmembers. RSVP with prepayment by Sept. 30 to the Royal Tea Society, P.O. Box 370545, Las Vegas, NV 89137. For more information, email royalteasociety@cox.net.
  • Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Myke Herlihy with guest Charlie Bowie are scheduled for Sept. 25. 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. Early Clover is scheduled for Sept. 26 and 27. Mark O’Toole is scheduled from 6 to 10 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. Echo Valle Road is scheduled for Sept. 25 and 26. 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 Kim Styles Duo for 11 p.m. Sept. 25 and 26. Nicholas Cole is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursdays. 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. Dave Ritz is scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays (Tim Catching is scheduled for Sept. 26). 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 Sept. 26 and 27). Guests must be 21 or older. 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.

WORTH A DRIVE

  • The 42nd annual Greek Food Festival is planned for Sept. 25-28 at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 S. El Camino Road. Hours are from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 25, 3 to 11 p.m. Sept. 26, noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 27 and noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 28. Greek food, dancing to two live bands, shops with clothing, jewelry, art, cultural and religious items and church tours are planned, along with a children’s area. Admission is $6 for ages 13 or older and free for those 12 or younger and active military personnel and their immediate family members with ID. A four-day pass is $10. Visit lasvegasgreekfestival.com or call 702-221-8245.
  • Performances of “My Children! My Africa” are scheduled from 8 to 10 p.m. Sept. 25-27 in the Black Box Theatre in the Alta Ham Fine Arts Building at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $13.50 and $15, with discounts available to seniors, military personnel, people with disabilities and UNLV staff members and students. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
  • An exhibition featuring the photography of the Nevada Camera Club members is set for 1 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6100.
  • A meet-and-greet with the experts on “Pawn Stars” is slated for 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway. Tickets cost $125 and include drinks, food, an autographed poster and more. Proceeds are set to benefit the museum. Visit pawnstarsxperts.blogspot.com.
  • Comedian Paula Poundstone is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $19.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.
  • The 15th annual Super Run Classic Car Show is planned from noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 26, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 27 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Water Street District and Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The event is set to include vendors, contests, prize drawings, art displays and more. Admission for spectators is free. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • The fourth annual Paint the Square Pink is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The Southern Nevada Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure plans to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a silent auction, live entertainment, wine, specialty drinks and hors d’oeuvres while breast cancer survivors and co-survivors participate in a fashion show. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Visit tinyurl.com/townpink or call 702-822-2324.
  • An Asian Heritage Celebration is planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The event is set to feature music, dance, cultural performances, traditional food, a colorful lantern parade, karaoke and origami. The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for those 4 or younger. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
  • Mob-Con is set for Sept. 27 and 28 at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. The event is set to include talks by former Mafia members and law enforcement officials, raffles, auctions and vendors. Tickets start at $180 and include two-day entrance and a cocktail party. Visit mob-con.net.
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area plans a fee­-free day Sept. 28 in honor of Public Lands Day. The event applies only to park entrance fees. Call 702­-293­-8990.
  • The 10th annual Las Vegas Ride for Kids is scheduled Sept. 28 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Registration runs from 8 to 9:45 a.m. There is no cost to ride, but donations are encouraged. Riders can register and raise funds at lvrideforkids.org/registration or in person the day of the ride. The ride is set to begin at 10 a.m., with riders rolling south on the 215 Beltway to Town Square Las Vegas for lunch and a Celebration of Life ceremony. The ride raises money for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, which provides funding for research and family support programs including college scholarships for survivors. Call Carter Powersports at 702-795-2000 or visit lvrideforkids.org.
  • The Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Palazzo Theatre at the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South. In addition to traditional pageant rounds in interview, swimwear and evening gowns, the production is set to feature displays of Asian culture and costume. The pageant will have Teen, Miss, Ms. and Mrs. categories, with contestants ranging from ages 15 to 52. Tickets start at $28. Visit venetian.com/missasianlasvegas or call 866-641-7469.
  • The annual Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday is set from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Providence community’s Promenade Park, 7195 Egan Crest Way. The free event will include ice cream-eating contests, a petting zoo, balloon animals, entertainment and more. Visit providencelv.com/events/ice-cream-sunday.

  • Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road, plans a benefit concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 1 for Basic High School students who were injured during a bonfire incident in June. Tickets start at $31.10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.

  • The Las Vegas Artists Guild plans a fall art show Oct. 1-28 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, during library hours. Call 702-207-4261.
  • 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., 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.
  • Wednesdays at 8 p.m. through Oct. 22, the Inspire Theatre is set to host screenings of essential Las Vegas movies. The events are slated to begin with cocktails at 7 p.m. and continue with the screening at 8 p.m. Upcoming films to be featured include “Diamonds are Forever” Oct. 1. Visit facebook.com/inspirelv.
  • 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

  • Freakling Bros plans to open the 22nd annual Trilogy of Terror Oct. 3 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 times and ticket prices, visit freaklingbros.com or call 702-362-3327.
  • The Osmonds — brothers Merrill, Jay and Jimmy — are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 and 5 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $29.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
  • The Gateway Arts Foundation plans to present Mama’s Wranglers at 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $13. Call 702-240-1301.
  • 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. 5, 12 and 19 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Bring an electric or acoustic guitar and plan to arrive 15 minutes early to tune. Call 702-507-3631.
  • The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society plans to open its 52nd season with a program of American music including hymns, folk songs, sea chanteys, spirituals and Broadway selections at 3 p.m. Oct. 5 at the UNLV Beam Music Center Recital Hall, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Admission is $9 for adults and $7 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased at the UNLV Performing Arts Center box office or by calling 702-895-2787.
  • Desert Spring Theatre Arts plans to present Luigi Jannuzzi’s play “Exhibit This! — The Museum Comedies” at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 and 17 and 3 p.m. Oct. 11 and 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.
  • Western High School’s class of 1964 plans to host its 50th reunion, the Warrior Dinner and Dancing Party, at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. The class is one of the four founding classes of Western, 4601 W. Bonanza Road. A meet-and-greet event is scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at Aces & Ales, 2801 N. Tenaya Way. Call Connie Arnoldsen Davis at 702-450-9192, Lynda Craner Carson at 702-878-6186 or email dancinglit@aol.com.
  • Golf Summerlin plans to host the second annual Glow Ball night golf event at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 at Eagle Crest Golf Course, 2203 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd., to benefit Three Square food bank’s Backpacks for Kids program. The event is for all ages and golf skill levels. Registration is $45 and includes a $20 donation to Three Square, light appetizers by Cantina Laredo, nine holes of golf and one glow-in-the-dark golf ball. Register at golfsummerlin.com/nightgolf.html or in the Eagle Crest pro shop. Call 702-254-7010 or 800-803-0758.
  • Art at the Market is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 11 and 12 at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. Admission is free. A farmers market and arts and crafts, including photography, painting, jewelry, wearable art, ceramics and glass, are planned. Visit vegasartwalk.com.
  • Vicki Lawrence is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 and 12 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
  • 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 suncity-summerlin.com.
  • 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.
  • The Sun City Summerlin Fall Arts & Crafts Fair is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Desert Vista Community Center, 10360 Sun City Blvd. The event is open to the public.
  • 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.

  • The Anthem Highlands ArtWalk is set for Oct. 18 and 19 in Henderson. For times and more information, visit vegasartwalk.com.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Boca Park ArtWalk is set for Oct. 25 and 26. For times and more information, visit vegasartwalk.com.
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • “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.
  • Mistinguett Productions plans to present “Vegas Nights,” starring Peter Pavone and friends, at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $18. Call 702-240-1301.
  • 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.
  • The Sun City Summerlin ArtWalk is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 at the Mountain Shadows Community Center, 9107 Del Webb Blvd. Admission is free. Visit vegasartwalk.com.
  • “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.
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