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.
ad-high_impact_4
Entertainment
Take a tour of The Underground at The Mob Museum
Prince death investigation coming to an end
Prosecutors in Minnesota plan an announcement Thursday on the two-year investigation into Prince's death from a drug overdose Prince was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate on April 21, 2016. An autopsy found he died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl. Search warrants unsealed about a year after Prince died showed that authorities searched his home, cellphone records of associates and his email accounts to try to determine how he got the drug. The county attorney has scheduled a morning announcement at which time charges could be filed.
Art Bell’s Top 10 Shows
A selection of radio host Art Bell’s most popular shows.
Big Bounce America visits North Las Vegas
Billing itself as "the biggest bounce house in the world," Big Bounce America visits Craig Ranch Regional Park in Las Vegas.
David Copperfield in court after man injured during magic trick
The attorney for a British man who is suing illusionist David Copperfield said his client suffered serious injuries after being called on stage during Copperfield's show at MGM Grand.
Disneyland debuts new foods for Pixar Fest on Friday
Pixar Fest takes place ahead of California Adventure’s Pixar Pier expansion. (Janna Karel/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Sneak Peek at New Decorations, Merch and Parade for Disneyland's Pixar Fest
Las Vegas Philharmonic celebrates 20th anniversary season
Orchestra’s 2018-19 season features premiere, more (Carol Cling/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Downtown Las Vegas' newest bar is a reggae lounge
Jammyland serves island-inspired cocktails. (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
5 things connecting Las Vegas and Marilyn Monroe
1. Marilyn Monroe, known then as Norma Jeane, obtained her first divorce in Las Vegas at the age of 20 on September 13, 1946. 2. According to some biographers, Monroe lived at 604 S. 3rd Street for four months during the summer of 1946. The house has since been torn down and is now the site of a parking lot. 3. In 1954, Monroe almost married Joe DiMaggio in Las Vegas but the wedding was called off last minute. The wedding was to be held at the Hotel El Rancho Vegas which was located on the southwest corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard. 4. Las Vegas has at least one road dedicated to the star. Marilyn Monroe Avenue is located in east Las Vegas and intersects with Betty Davis Street and Cary Grant Court. 5. There are currently more than 20 Marilyn Monroe impersonators for hire in the Las Vegas Valley.
This boozy milkshake is big enough to share with seven of your best friends
Fiddlestix makes an "8 Man Milkshake" that's packed with alcohol. (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Five Chris Stapleton songs you need to hear
D. Michael Evola opened E-String to make New York style pizza
Shamrock Macarons at Morels at Palazzo
Zuma serves a sushi roll topped with 24-karat gold
La Cirque covers their quail and foie gras in real gold
Jean-Georges Steakhouse seves chocolate gold bars
3 ways you can eat gold in Las Vegas
Artist Kathleen Nathan On The Virtues Of Library Galleries
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District’s art galleries offers artists a more relaxed vibe for showing their work. (John Przybys/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Nevada SPCA Competes In Tournament Of Tails
The NSPCA and its mascot cat, Prince, are competing in an online voting challenge for a $5,000 grand prize.
Red carpet at MGM for Dan Reynolds Believer screening
Kats on the red carpet for the VIP screening of "Believer," the documentary by Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds about how the Mormon Church treats its LGBTQ members.
Eureka's cocktail comes with a "buzz button" that will shock your taste buds
‘The Sopranos’ Prequel Film Confirmed
‘The Sopranos’ Prequel Film Confirmed Deadline reports that New Line has purchased Chase and Lawrence Konner’s screenplay for their “Sopranos” prequel film. The working title for the prequel is “The Many Saints of Newark.” Chase created the HBO series, which ran for six seasons, and Konner served as a writer. “The Many Saints of Newark” is set during the 1960s riots in the New Jersey city between the African-American and Italian communities. Multiple characters from the series, albeit younger versions, are expected to star in the film. The Sopranos won 21 Primetime Emmy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards during its run.
The Big Bounce America is coming to the Las Vegas Valley
The Big Bounce America. (Courtesy Big Bounce America)
The 90th Oscars Were the Least Watched in History
The 90th Oscars Were the Least Watched in History According to The Hollywood Reporter, 26.5 million watched the Oscars, a 20 percent drop from last year. The 26.5 million viewers would be an all-time low for the Oscars. Overnight returns had the lengthy ABC telecast averaging a 18.9 rating among households between 8 and 11 p.m. ET. Last year, 32.9 million viewers tuned in to watch the ceremony. The previous low for viewership was 32 million viewers in 2008 when Jon Stewart was host. The Shape of Water picked up an award for Best Picture, while Gary Oldman and Frances McDormand won Best Actor and Actress, respectively.
March First Friday theme is “Think”
First Friday art, culture, music and food event takes place on the first Friday of every month in and around the studios and galleries of the Arts District in downtown Las Vegas. (K.M. Cannon)
Cirque’s One Night for One Drop gets ready for the big night
Cirque du Soleil’s “One Night for One Drop” performed a dress rehearsal for the annual benefit show. This year’s show at Mandalay Bay is based on the life of singer-songwriter Jewel. K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Kosher Experience provides kosher foods to Las Vegas families
2018-19 Broadway Las Vegas at The Smith Center
Ten touring productions are on The Smith Center’s 2018-19 Broadway Las Vegas season schedule. (The Smith Center)
Las Vegas bar serves French toast coated in Fruity Pebbles
A Las Vegas bar serves French toast kids (and adults) can only dream of! Born and Raised coats its Hendertucky Toast in Fruity Pebbles. First, the cereal is ground up in a food processor. Then, the batter is created with eggs, heavy cream, cinnamon and powdered sugar. The grill is coated with butter before dunking Texas toast in the batter, coating it in the cereal, and placing it on the grill. Once the toast is cooked on both sides, it's time for toppings. Hendertucky French toast is topped with whipped cream, strawberries and blueberries. It's finished with whiskey maple syrup. Would you try this?
Life
Art Bell’s Top 10 Shows
A selection of radio host Art Bell’s most popular shows.
Calvary Christian Learning Academy, “There was no fair warning.”
Samantha O’Brien, whose three-year-old daughter attended the Calvary Christian Learning Academy daycare, found out Monday night when her daughter’s teacher called about the school closing.
Companies bet their futures on cryptocurrency
Two Las Vegas entrepreneurs talk about finding their niche in blockchain enabled technologies and digital currency.
Solar panels reduce energy bill for CCSD
Wilbur and Theresa Faiss Middle School is one of 42 CCSD schools with solar panel installations, saving approximately $514,000 per year in energy costs.
TOP NEWS
News Headlines
ad-infeed_1
ads_infeed_2
Local Spotlight
Events
Home Front Page Footer Listing
Circular
You May Like

You May Like