Things to do in Henderson Oct. 9-15, 2014

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

  • The Anthem Highlands ArtWalk is scheduled to feature fine arts and crafts booths and children’s craft activities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19 in the Athem Highlands Shopping Center, 2810-2930 Bicentennial Parkway. Visit vegasartwalk.com.
  • The Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway, plans a bristlebot building class from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 9. The event is designed for teens in middle and high school. Registration is required. Visit tinyurl.com/pe9qfvz.
  • Pablo Francisco is scheduled 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.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Mike Dekle at 8 p.m. Oct. 10 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The seventh annual Lebanese American Festival is scheduled from 4 to 11 p.m. Oct. 10, 1 to 11 p.m. Oct. 11 and noon to 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at the St. Sharbel Mission of Las Vegas, 10325 Rancho Destino Road. The event is set to include food, music, dancing, games and more. Admission is $3. Admission is free for active military personnel and their families and children 10 or younger. All proceeds are set to benefit the mission’s programs. Visit laflv.org.
  • Elixir, 292 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to host live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Stefanrock is scheduled for Oct. 10 and Jody Whitesides for Oct. 11. Visit elixirlounge.net.
  • The Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road, plans a pet adoption event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 11. Call 702-267-2950.
  • A garage sale is planed from 7 a.m. to noon Oct. 11 at the Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Parkway. Admission is free to shop. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.
  • 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.
  • University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Jeanne Toscano is set to offer a lecture on growing crops at 9 a.m. Oct. 11 at Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St. Admission is free. Registration is recommended. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-257-5555.
  • The Outdoor Picture Show on the Green is scheduled to show “Hocus Pocus” at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Screenings are scheduled through Oct. 25. Upcoming shows scheduled include: Oct. 18, “ParaNorman”; and Oct. 25, “Frankenweenie.” Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/outdoorPicShow.php.
  • The First Henderson United Methodist Church, 609 E. Horizon Drive, plans a pumpkin patch from Oct. 13-31. Event hours are scheduled from noon and 7 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekends. Purchases must be made in cash. Visit firsthendersonumc.org or call 702-565-6049.
  • The Sunset Garden Club plans to meet at noon Oct. 14 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The free program is set to feature members of the Las Vegas Flower Arrangers Guild. Visit sunsetgardenclubofnv.org.
  • The Last Vegas Artists Guild plans a fall art show during library hours through Oct. 28 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Call 702-207-4261.

WORTH A DRIVE

  • Jedi Scouts and Books or Books, 3460 E. Sunset Road, Suite R, are set to partner up for Star Wars Reads Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 11. The event is set to include story time and crafts. All proceeds from Star Wars books purchased are set to benefit the Make a Wish Foundation. Visit jediscouts.com.
  • A Club Heads 4 Garden Beds Golf Tournament is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Oct. 11 at the Las Vegas National Golf Course, 1911 E. Desert Inn Road. The event is set to benefit Desert Oasis High School’s garden project. Entry fees are $150 per player or $500 for a foursome and include greens and cart fees, range balls, gift bag, beverages and lunch. Checks can be made out to: David Davis, Desert Oasis High School, 6600 W. Erie Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89141. Call 702-799-6881, ext. 4103.
  • 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.

PLAN AHEAD

  • 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 cost $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Call 702-267-4849.
  • The Galleria at Sunset, 1300 W. Sunset Road, plans a pumpkin patch from Oct. 16-31 in the south parking lot. The patch is scheduled to include rides, refreshments, pumpkins and more. The attraction is set to be open from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 4 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Visit galleriaatsunset.com/events.
  • The Henderson Symphony Orchestra plans its fall concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free. Call 702-267-4849.
  • The South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans a winter dance party at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17-19. Tickets start at $20. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Michael Peterson at 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Ryan Whyte Maloney is set to perform at 10 p.m. Oct. 17 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Henderson Symphony Orchestra plans a fall concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free. Visit hendersonsymphony.org.
  • Elixir, 292 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to host live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Justin Mather is scheduled for Oct. 17 and Nick Mattera for Oct. 18. Visit elixirlounge.net.
  • University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Novella Holland is set to offer a lecture on palms, cactus and succulents at 9 a.m. Oct. 18 at Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St. Admission is free. Registration is recommended. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-257-5555.
  • The Henderson Community Expo is planned from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road. The free event is set to feature exhibits, demonstrations and activities. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • The I Love Soul Food Festival is planned 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 Exotic Bird Expo is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water Street. 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.
  • Galaxy Green Valley Luxury + movie theater, 4500 E. Sunset Road, plans a classics series. Films scheduled include “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.
  • The Southern Hills Republican Women’s Club plans a luncheon for 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28 at Buckman’s Grille at the Revere Golf Club, 2600 Hampton Road. The event is scheduled to feature candidates running for state and local offices 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 Oct. 23. Call Anne Danielson at 702-278-6652.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Johnny Bulford at 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sclv.com/concerts.
  • Tony Suraci is set to play a tribute to The Highwayman at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24-26 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $20. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • The city of Henderson plans a movie under the stars screening of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” and “Casper” from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Parkway. Children 12 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $5. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • The Las Vegas Youth Orchestra plans to perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free. Visit lvyo.org/events.
  • The Zombie Run 5K and Family Fun Walk is scheduled at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Equestrian Park South, 1200 Equestrian Drive. Participants are encouraged to dress up as a zombie or wear a Halloween costume. Admission starts at $12 for the 5K and $6 for the walk. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • Southern Wine & Spirits Nevada and Lee’s Discount Liquor are set to host a New Vista Wine Walk from 7 to 10 p.m. 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.
  • University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Loretta Oakes is set to offer a lecture on festive Halloween and fall plant projects at 9 a.m. Oct. 25 at Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St. Admission is free. Registration is recommended. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-257-5555.
  • A rummage sale is planned from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Henderson Presbyterian Church, 601 N. Major Ave. Sellers must register and pay $12 to participate. Admission into the event is free. Call Victoria at 702-566-7677.
  • 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.
  • Basic High School’s Class of 1974 is set to celebrate its 40-year reunion Nov. 1 at Green Valley Ranch. Call Michele Crine at 702-799-3550, ext. 4080.
  • The Lettermen are slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Gino Vannelli is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 8 at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets start at $56. Visit sclv.com/concerts.
  • Debbie Reynolds is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-9 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • The Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road, plans all-ages yard sales from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 7. Vendor registration is $10 and includes one 6-foot table and two chairs. All items must fit on the table provided, and vendors must be at least 18. Admission is free to shop. Call 702-267-2950.
  • Frankie Avalon is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14-16 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Ethel M Chocolates, 2 Cactus Garden Drive, plans its 21st annual holiday cactus garden Nov. 14-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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