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LOLA’S TO BE FEATURED ON FOOD NETWORK SHOW

Lola’s, A Louisiana Kitchen, 241 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 101, is scheduled to be featured on the Food Network show "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" at 7 p.m. June 11. Restaurant owner Lola Pokorny plans to host a viewing party from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Images Lounge at the Stratosphere, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. South, to benefit Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Tickets are $25 and include small bites. A cash bar also is planned.
The event is open to the public. Guests are asked to RSVP by June 4 by emailing lolaslv@hotmail.com.

FOOD AND WINE CLASSES TO BEGIN TODAY

Les Kincaid, host of the syndicated radio program "Wines Du Jour," plans to host food and wine classes beginning today with Summer Salads & Dressing from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive, No. 109.

The cost is $69. The class will also be offered June 5.

For more information, email michelle.baker@unlv.edu or call 895-3254. To register online for either session, visit edoutreach.unlv.edu/continuingeducation.

Tequila: You’ll Love It! is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 6 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd. The cost is $49.

Summer Wines is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 20 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park. The cost is $49.

Sauces, Rubs & Marinades is set for June 12, to be followed by Grilling June 19 and Barbecuing June 26. All three classes are scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Ferguson. The cost when registering for only one session is $49, or register for more than one session and pay $39 each. The cost of the class includes all materials.

To register for the discounted fee, call 895-3394.

Beers & Appetizer Pairing is scheduled for Wednesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Total Wine & More in Henderson, 501 N. Stephanie St.

Summertime Sparklers is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 13 at Total Wine & More in Henderson.

Pinot Terrioir & Where To Find It is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 27 at Total Wine & More in Henderson.

Students must be 21 or older. The cost for each class is $49 (cash or check only). To make a reservation, email les@leskincaid.com or call 871-5145.

PETRA ANNOUNCES HAPPY HOUR MENU AT TIVOLI VILLAGE

Petra Greek Taverna at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., is offering a happy hour menu from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 p.m. to close daily.

Food specials are trio of chilled soup shooters for $3, including karpouzosoupa (watermelon soup), cream of asparagus and roasted red pepper gazpacho; greek hummus rounds for $3, spread with pita chips for $3, Greek Caprese salad soulvaki for $4, shrimp cocktail for $4, trio of Greek sliders for $4, grilled eggplant for $4, pizza for $4 and sweet soulvaki for $3.

Drink specials are $3 margarita, house wine or domestic beer bottle and $4 draft beer, well drinks and import beer bottle. Martinis are $5 and include the Cyprus (Jeremiah Weed, amaretto, lemonade and fresh squeezed lime juice.

For more information, call 534-0200 or visit petragreektaverna.com.

SUNCOAST TO HOST GOURMET FOOD TRUCK BLOCK PARTY JUNE 9

The Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, plans to host a gourmet food truck block party from noon to 6 p.m. June 9 in the Marquee parking lot.

The event is expected to draw more than 25 food trucks from Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County, including Snow Ono, Sin City Wings, Sausagefest, Chitown Hustler, Slap Yo Mama, Chef Ludovic Lefebvre’s LudoTruck and trucks featured on Food Network’s "The Great Food Truck Race."

Admission is $5, with proceeds benefiting Special Olympics Nevada.

To purchase advance tickets and for a list of participating trucks, visit http://bit.ly/suncoastfoodtruck.

FLEMING’S SERVING SMALL PLATES, BIG POURS THROUGH THURSDAY

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., is continuing its Small Plates, Big Pours pairings for $24.95 in the bar area through Thursday.

Choose from seven small plate selections such as shrimp scampi skewers and petite lamb chops to be paired with an oversized wine pour from Fleming’s 100.

For more information, call 838-4774.

TASTE & TOAST FARMERS MARKET SET FOR THURSDAYS AT TIVOLI VILLAGE

Tivoli Village, 400 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to host the Taste & Toast farmers market from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays.

The market is sponsored by Desert Companion and features fresh produce, libation tastings by Southern Wine & Spirits, local artists, live entertainment, and cooking tips and chef demonstrations, with a new chef and dish featured each week.

Fresh52 also operates a weekly farmers and artisan market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Tivoli Village.

For more information about the market at Tivoli Village, email info@ tivolivillagelv.com. For more information about Fresh52, visit fresh52.com.

FOGO DE CHÃO ANNOUNCES SPECIALS FOR LOCALS

Fogo de Chão Steakhouse, 360 E. Flamingo Road, is offering specials for Nevada residents through Thursday.

Monday through Thursday, locals can choose a complimentary item with the purchase of each meal. The choices are a glass of wine from the signature list (21 or older), a Caipirinha (21 or older) or dessert.

Friday through Sunday, locals can choose a free bottle of signature 2009 Grand Reserve Malbec wine with the purchase of every two meals (21 or older) and or a dessert for each purchased meal.

Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, and dinner is served from 5 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 5 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday and 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Reservations are required to take advantage of locals’ specials. For reservations, visit fogo.com or call 431-4500. Type "LOCAL2012" in the online comment section or mention it to the phone reservationist.

BREWS & BLUES SET FOR SATURDAY AT SPRINGS PRESERVE

Tickets are on sale for the third annual Brews & Blues Festival, planned for 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

The event is scheduled to feature a variety of craft beers from local brewers and those across the country and around the globe. Chicago-based guitarist Ronnie Baker Brooks is set to headline the entertainment.

Advance tickets are $35 and are available at vegasbrewsandblues.com and at the Springs Preserve box office. Only 2,500 tickets will be sold. Advance ticketholders will be admitted to the festival at 3 p.m.

Tickets, if any remain, also will be sold the day of the event for $40.

All ticketholders will receive a sampling glass. The festival is open to guests 21 or older. A portion of each ticket sold will benefit Keep Memory Alive, which supports the mission of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas.

TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFÉ COLLECTING DONATIONS FOR CAMP SUNSHINE

Tropical Smoothie Café is collecting donations for Camp Sunshine through June 15, which is National Flip Flop Day.

In honor of National Flip Flop Day, participating locations plan to offer customers who visit between 2 and 7 p.m. June 15 wearing flip flop sandals a free 24-ounce Jetty Punch smoothie. National Flip Flop Day doubles as a fundraiser for Camp Sunshine, a summer camp geared toward children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

For more information on the fundraiser and to find a location near you, visit tropicalsmoothiecafe.com.

DAINTY CAKES OFFERING GRADUATION TREATS

Dainty Cakes Bakery, 2708 N. Green Valley Parkway, is offering graduation cakes and cupcakes to order, along with gluten-free macaroons and chocolate tortes.

For more information, call 434-2554 or visit daintycakesbakery.com.

HOUSE OF BLUES PLANS GOSPEL BRUNCH

The House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Gospel Brunch at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sundays.

The brunch is a live music show and dining experience. The all-you-can-eat Southern-style buffet features omelet and carving stations that include turkey breast and maple-glazed ham, Mini Waffles of Love with fresh strawberries, whipped cream and maple syrup; and salads such as couscous with fresh vegetables. Desserts include house-baked cookies, brownies, muffins and white chocolate bread pudding.

While guests enjoy the buffet, high-energy gospel groups perform.

The cost is $37 for adults and $17 for children 11 or younger. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com or call 632-7600.

R STEAK & SEAFOOD PLANS PAIRING DINNERS AT RIVIERA

R Steak & Seafood at the Riviera, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is partnering with Southern Wine & Spirits to host a series of five-course pairing dinners featuring wine, scotch whisky or beer.

Each dinner is scheduled to begin with a welcome reception at 6 p.m., followed by the sit-down dinner at 6:30 p.m. Scheduled dinners are:

n Scotch whisky tasting dinner June 13 featuring all Johnnie Walker marques, including Blue, presented by Tom Turner, one of 15 Masters of Whisky worldwide. Cost is $85 in advance or $95 at the door.

n Beer tasting dinner July 11 featuring a selection of beers from New Belgian Brewing Co. Cost is $40 per person in advance or $50 at the door.

For reservations, call 794-9233 or visit rivierahotel.com.

ROY’S WINE CLUB TO MEET

Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, 620 E. Flamingo Road, plans to host a waina hui (wine club) tasting from 5 to 6:30 p.m. June 15.

Each tasting features a sampling of Roy’s signature appetizers. Members receive a wine glass, an invitation to all wine club events, an invitation to Roy’s select seasonal events, a 10 percent reduction on bottled wine purchased at Roy’s and reduced pricing for select Roy’s wine dinners.

The cost to attend a tasting is $20 for wine club members and $25 for nonmembers.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 691-2053.

ELDORADO CASINO PLANS FATHER’S DAY DINING SPECIAL

The Cafe at the Eldorado Casino, 140 S. Water St., plans to serve a Father’s Day special from 11 a.m. to close June 17.

The special will be $12.99 and will feature prime rib, fried shrimp, potato, unlimited soup and salad bar and a Miller draft beer. The Cafe also is offering a $2.99 spaghetti dinner with choice of soup or salad from 11 a.m. to close through June.

Also in June, Mariana’s Cantina plans to offer $9.99 chicken or beef fajitas with rice and beans and a choice of house margarita or Coronita. Purchase any entree $10 or more and a house margarita and receive free refills. A bucket of five Coronitas will be $6.99.

The Snack Bar plans to offer two Nellie wings for 50 cents and Miller draft beer for 50 cents.

For more information, call 564-1811 or visit eldoradocasino.com.

JOKERS WILD CASINO TO OFFER FATHER’S DAY SPECIALS

The Court Cafe at Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway, plans to serve a Father’s Day special from 11 a.m. to close June 17.

The special will be $12.99 and will feature prime rib, fried shrimp, potato, unlimited soup and salad bar and a Miller draft beer.

Also in June, the Court Cafe is offering a $2.99 spaghetti dinner with choice of soup or salad from 11 a.m. to close, and the Snack Bar is offering two Nellie wings for 50 cents and a Miller draft beer for 50 cents.

For more information, call 564-8100 or visit jokerswildcasino.com.

STATION CASINOS ANNOUNCES CRAB LEG SPECIAL through june

Station Casinos and Fiesta Henderson are offering an Alaskan snow crab legs special through June.

A meal of snow crab legs, corn on the cob and steamed potatoes is $19.99 at The Broiler at Palace and Boulder stations, Sonoma Cellar at Sunset Station, Austins Steakhouse at Texas Station, Fuego at Fiesta Henderson, The Charcoal Room at Santa Fe Station and MRKT at Aliante Station.

NEXT PROJECT DINNER TABLE EVENT SET FOR JUNE 30

The next Project Dinner Table event is planned for 6 p.m. June 30 at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Orchard in North Las Vegas, 4600 Horse Drive at Decatur Boulevard.

The dinner will be served family-style and will feature cuisine by chef Geno Bernardo of Nove Italiano at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road.

Tickets are $140 per person, which includes all courses and cocktail pairings.

For tickets, visit projectdinnertable.com.

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