Things to do in Henderson Aug. 21-27, 2014

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  • The Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway, plans to display its “Curator’s Choice: Favorites from the Collection” exhibit through January 2015. The exhibit was selected by Dawna Jolliff, who has been with the museum for 38 years. Call 702-455-7955.
  • The Outdoor Picture Show on the Green is scheduled to show “The Nut Job” at 8 p.m. Aug 23 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Screenings are scheduled through Oct. 25. Upcoming shows scheduled include: Aug. 30, “Toy Story”; Sept. 6, “The Lego Movie”; Sept. 13, “Finding Nemo”; Sept. 20, “The Muppets”; and Sept. 27, “Muppets Most Wanted.” Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/outdoorPicShow.php.
  • Artist George Markiewicz is scheduled to display paintings through Aug. 31 at the City Lights Art Gallery, 3 E. Army St. The gallery is set to be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Visit citylightsartgallery.com.
  • Michael Grimm & The Grimm Band are set to perform at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 22 and 29 in Ravello at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is free. Visit themresort.com.
  • The Hostile Grape at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host live music from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Zach Winningham is scheduled for Aug. 22 and Jesse Pino for Aug. 23. Visit themresort.com.
  • Elixir, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to host live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Rick Foell is scheduled for Aug. 22 and Nick Mattera for Aug. 23. Visit elixirlounge.net or call 702-272-0000.
  • Comedian Dave Coulier is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22-24 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Nashville Unplugged is scheduled to feature artist Ira Dean at 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, is set to show “Need for Speed” from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 22. The movie is rated PG-13. Call 702-207-4260.
  • Route 66 is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Aug. 22 and 23 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Admission is free. Visit fiestahenderson.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Ashley Red is set to perform at 9 p.m. Aug. 23 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is free. Visit themresort.com.
  • The Party Rockers are scheduled to perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 23 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Strada di Villaggio. Admission is free. Visit lakeslasvegas.com.
  • Galaxy Green Valley Luxury + movie theater, 4500 E. Sunset Road, plans a classics series. Films scheduled include “The Breakfast Club,” Aug. 24; “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” Oct. 19; and “Home Alone,” Dec. 7. Tickets are $7 or $15 for two tickets and a large popcorn. Visit galaxytheaters.com.
  • A free interior design class is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Registration is required. Visit mypubliclibrary.org or call 702-207-4261.
  • The Southern Hills Republican Women’s Club plans a luncheon for 11:30 a.m. Aug. 26 at Buckman’s Grille at the Revere Golf Club, 2600 Hampton Road. The event is scheduled to feature Rep. Joe Heck and costs $22 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Reservations can be made by mailing a check to: Southern Hills Republican Women, 2505 Anthem Village Drive, Suite E-223, Henderson, NV 89052. Checks must be received by Aug. 21. Call Anne Danielson at 702-278-6652.
  • Wicked Wednesdays with DJ Shy offer free admission for locals and industry professionals from 11 a.m. to 6 pm. Wednesdays at the DayDream Pool Club at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Regular admission to the club, open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, is free for hotel guests and women and $20 for men. Visit themresort.com.

WORTH A DRIVE

  • Super Summer Theatre plans to present “Shrek the Musical” at 8:05 p.m. through Aug. 23 in the outdoor venue at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, 10 miles west of Las Vegas. Advance tickets are $12.95 at tinyurl.com/o6xypqa. A limited number of tickets are available at the gate for $20. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

  • Performances of “Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England,” a play by Madeleine George, are scheduled at 8 p.m. through Aug. 23 at Art Square Theatre, 1025 S. First St., No. 110. Tickets are $25. Visit facebook.com/artsquaretheatre or call 702-818-3422.

  • A production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Aug. 21-23 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $25. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

  • The National Park Service plans to celebrate its 97th anniversary by offering free admission to all national parks, including the Lake Mead National Recreational Area, Aug. 25. Visit tinyurl.com/nj7s9rp or call 702-293-8990.

  • A New West Guitar Group concert is planned for 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. The group formed at the University of Southern California when the players were students. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show at the front desk or at clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration.

  • Red Rock Ramblers and Las Piedra Rojas in concert is planned for 2 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show at the front desk or at clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration.

  • The last Dive ‘n’ Movie, “Planes,” is scheduled for 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com or call 702-979-1600.

  • The Rudy Foundation plans to present Broadway Vignettes 2014 from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 22 and 23 at the Summerlin Library Theatre, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-501-7483.

  • Dash and Splash is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Enjoy a 1.5-mile run and 300-meter swim. The cost is $15 for preregistered participants and $20 the day of the event. Call 702-229-1488.

  • The Summer Movies in the Park series is set to conclude with screenings of “Back to the Future” at 9 p.m. Aug. 21 and “Grease” at 9 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St. Park admission is limited to adults 21 or older after 9 p.m. Visit downtowncontainerpark.com.

  • The Star Catchers Summer Recital is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $7. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

  • Justin Flom plans to host a magic block party from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St. Visitors to the all-ages event are invited to participate in an illusion and take a picture of themselves cut in half. Admission is free. Visit justinflom.com.

  • Broadway Open Mic Night is scheduled at 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. The event is set to feature musical theater open mic with a provided piano accompanist, theatrical lighting and sound. Sign-ups begin at 7:30 p.m., and participants have the option of receiving a video copy of their performance. Admission is $10. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

  • St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 4709 S. Nellis Blvd., is slated to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a barbecue and potluck lunch at 2 p.m. Aug. 23 followed at 5 p.m. by a service. The celebration is scheduled to continue with root beer floats after the 10 a.m. services on Aug. 24. Visit stmatthewslv.net or call 702-451-2483.

  • The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans a water-smart landscape design series from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays this month. Upcoming sessions are: Making it Happen and Selecting Plants, Aug. 23; and Constructing and Planting, Aug. 30. Members pay $90 and nonmembers pay $120. For individual classes, members pay $30 and nonmembers pay $40. Visit springspreserve.org.

  • The National Park Service plans to celebrate its 97th anniversary by offering free admission to all national parks, including the Lake Mead National Recreational Area, Aug. 25. Visit tinyurl.com/nj7s9rp or call 702-293-8990.
  • Lake Mead National Recreational Area plans a lecture on tortoises from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 6 and 13 at the Boulder Beach Campground Amphitheatre, 268 Lakeshore Road. Reservations are not required. Visit tinyurl.com/nwz2zb2or call 702-293-8990.

PLAN AHEAD

  • A Lego Night is planned from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Children 12 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. Call 702-207-4261.
  • Bill and McKenna Medley are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29-31 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Jim Photoglo at 8 p.m. Aug. 29 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to show “The Amazing Spiderman 2” from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 29. The movie is rated PG-13. Call 702-207-4260.
  • The Hostile Grape at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host live music from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Megan Barker is scheduled for Aug. 29 and Cameron Halloway for Aug. 30. Visit themresort.com.
  • The 2014 Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championships golf tournament is planned for 7 a.m. Sept. 30 at Cascata Golf Course, 1 Cascata Drive, in Boulder City. Participation costs $800 for two people or $1,600 for four. A portion of the proceeds is set to benefit Keep Memory Alive, a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds for the research and treatment of brain disorders. Participants must register by Sept. 20. Call 702-798-1819.
  • Threedom Rock is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Aug. 29 and 30 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway.
  • The Sixties Sensation is scheduled to perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 30 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Strada di Villaggio. Admission is free. Visit lakeslasvegas.com.
  • Professional wrestler Jake “The Snake” Roberts plans a meet-and-greet event from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 30 at Power Play Sports inside the Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road. Autographed photos are $25. Visit powerplaysportscards.com.
  • The M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Concert at 7 p.m. Aug. 30. Tickets start at $25. Visit tinyurl.com/mlagea.
  • Gus Mancuso is set to perform from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 2, 3, 9 and 10 at The Bootlegger Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is free. Visit vegasjazz.org.
  • The Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, plans to show “2 Autumns, 3 Winters” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3. The movie is unrated and not recommended for children younger than 18. Call 702-492-7252.
  • The Henderson Chamber of Commerce plans its annual State of the Chamber Address from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 4 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets cost $55 for members and $75 for nonmembers. Reservations are due by Aug. 27. Visit hendersonchamber.com or call 702-565-8951.
  • Comedian Jim Breuer is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 and 6 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $35. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • The annual Buckles & Barrels for Bailey charity race is scheduled for Sept. 5-7 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. Admission is free for spectators. Proceeds are set to benefit the Spring Valley Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit. Visit bucklesandbarrels4bailey.com.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Ben Carver at 8 p.m. Sept. 5 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Deana Carter is set to perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $24. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • New Vista plans wine walks in which patrons can sample up to 20 wines hosted by Southern Wine & Spirits Nevada and Lee’s Discount Liquor from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 6 and Oct. 25 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas. Tickets are $25. Participants must be 21 or older. Proceeds are set to benefit New Vista, an organization that provides services to intellectually challenged individuals.Visit newvistanv.org.
  • The Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, plans a tribute to Elton John and Billy Joel at 8 p.m. Sept. 6. Tickets are $27. Visit greenvalleyranch.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Las Vegas Jazzy Society plans a performance by Patty Ascher, Azia Bucater, Jeff Davis, Cocho Arbe and Gary Anderson from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 at The Bootlegger Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Visit vegasjazz.org.
  • R5 is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets start at $20. Visit hendersonlive.com/pavilion.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Tim James at 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Deana Martin is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 and 14 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • H.O.P.E. is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Tony Orlando is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19-21 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Joan Osborne is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit themresort.com.
  • The Casting Crowns are scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Visit hendersonlive.com/pavilion.
  • Comedian Ralphie May is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26-28 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $40. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Tower of Power is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3-5 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Pablo Francisco is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10-12 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • The District at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, is set to host PurpleLight Las Vegas from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26. The event is scheduled to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer. Names of people impacted by cancer will be read as family and friends light glow sticks in their honor. Visit pancan.org/purplelight.
  • Ethel M. Chocolates, 2 Cactus Garden Drive, plans its 21st annual holiday cactus garden from Nov. 14 through Jan. 1. The garden is set to open from 5 to 10 p.m. daily with a lighting ceremony planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 13. Admission is free. Visit ethelm.com.
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