Bar+Bistro at The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., plans to roast a pig on its patio every other Saturday. The next roast is planned for Saturday.
The roast pig, or lechón, is marinated with fresh herbs and spices, hog tied and placed over the fire to cook for more than eight hours while being turned and basted with honey and white wine.
The roast pig is served as carnitas or tacos. Poets and live jazz also are part of the night and are scheduled for 6 p.m.
For more information, call 202-6060 or visit barbistroaf.com.
Springs Cafe plans Mothers Day brunch
The Springs Cafe at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to host a Mothers Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 8.
The cost is $29.95 for adults, $12.50 for children ages 4 to 12 and free for children 3 or younger.
An a la carte brunch is hosted every Sunday through June from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $21 for adults, $12.50 for children ages 4 to 12 and free for children 3 or younger. Coffee and soda are included.
Springs Preserve members receive 10 percent off both the Mothers Day brunch and Sunday a la carte brunches.
Reservations are required for both brunches. For reservations, call 822-8716.
Enjoy Mothers Day brunch with a view
One Six Sky Lounge inside the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway, plans to offer dining specials for Mothers Day on May 8.
One Six Sky Lounge, offering a panoramic view of the Las Vegas Valley from the 16th floor, plans to serve a champagne brunch, with six seatings available between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The menu is set to feature omelets prepared to order, eggs Benedict, rosemary-crusted prime rib, seafood, salads and more. Desserts will feature a selection of cookies, tarts, creme brulee, tiramisu, warm bread pudding with rum sauce and three-layer cakes.
Champagne and Bloody Marys will be included, along with non-alcoholic beverages. All mothers will receive a gift box of chocolates.
The cost is $29.99 per person. Children 9 or younger are half price. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 856-5566.
Carls Jr. partners with March of Dimes, Las Vegas 51s for fundraisers
Carls Jr. locations across the Las Vegas Valley are collecting donations for the March of Dimes through May 23.
Any customer who donates $1 will receive a special cutout to sign and display, along with food coupons. Last year Carls Jr. raised $40,000 for the organization, which supports research, awareness programs, local hospitals and families affected by the outcomes of premature births.
Carls Jr. also is partnering with the Las Vegas 51s baseball team. While supplies last, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson locations are giving one ticket to a 51s game to customers for free, upon request, with the purchase of any large combo. The 51s also are selling a Family Four Pack with four game tickets, four Carls Jr. $4 food coupons and four 51s hats for $36.
To purchase a Family Four Pack, visit lv51.com or call 798-7825. To find a Carls Jr. location near you, visit carlsjr.com.
Summertime Somewhere promotion ends Sunday at Tropical Smoothie CafÉ
Through Sunday, Las Vegas Valley locations of Tropical Smoothie Café plan to offer patrons the chance to win a vacation to a Club Med resort in the Caribbean, Mexico or Florida.
With each purchase, customers will receive a scratch-off card. Every card is a winner, offering free menu items, menu discounts and a code to win flip flops, Hawaiian shirts or the grand prize trip.
For store locations, visit summertimesomewhere.com.
Cannery serving April dining specials
Restaurants at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road, plan to serve dining specials during April.
Victorys Cafe is offering a steak and shrimp special for $9.99 with an 8-ounce New York steak, deep-fried shrimp, potato, assorted vegetables and choice of soup or salad.
Waverlys Steak House is offering Wine Wednesdays with 50 percent off any bottle of wine with the purchase of two entrees. A four-course dining special has shrimp cocktail appetizer, house salad, prime rib with Yorkshire pudding, Savoyard potatoes, creamed spinach, assorted bread basket and chocolate mousse for $25.99 and is available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Happy hour is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday with special appetizers and half-price martinis.
For more information, call 507-5700 or visit cannerycasinos.com.
Blindconnect to host blindfolded meal at Texas Station
Blindconnect plans to host Blind Date, a dining in the dark experience, at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane, May 5.
Guests will experience a three-course meal while wearing blindfolds. Blind and visually impaired ambassadors will be at each table to provide helpful hints and share blindness information. A silent auction and presentation of the described video Angelas House also are planned.
Blindconnect is a nonprofit organization that provides referrals and peer support to blind and visually impaired Southern Nevadans.
Tickets are $50 each. The deadline to register is Thursday.
To register, contact Blindconnect at 631-9009 or visit blindconnect.org.
Eastside Cannery serving specials in April
Restaurants at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway, are offering dining specials in April.
Snaps is serving a Blue Plate Breakfast Special with choice of French toast, pancakes or waffles, one egg and bacon or sausage for $5.99; meatball sub with fries for $6.99; an 8-ounce prime rib special with mashed potatoes and vegetables for $8.99; a shrimp, chicken or steak poboy with fries for $.7.99; a sliders lunch special for $5.99 and an 8-ounce New York steak and egg special for $7.99.
The All American Tax Free Breakfast is apple pie French toast, one egg, bacon and a cup of coffee for $6. Root beer floats are $1 with the purchase of an entree. Surf & Turf is $9.99 with choice of soup or salad, an 8-ounce New York steak, four breaded shrimp, vegetables and mashed potatoes.
All specials are valid with a beverage purchase. For more information about Snaps, call 856-5429.
Carve is serving a three-course dining special with choice of soup or salad, New Zealand rack of lamb provençal, dessert and a glass of red or white wine. For more information about Carve, call 856-5425.
The Cannery Row Buffet is serving a $7 buffet today. For more information, call 856-5427.
The Deli is offering a Slugger Special with brautwurst, sauerkraut, fries and a drink for $4.99. Casa Cocina is serving carnitas and Corona for $9.99.
Wine Walks to raise funds for New Vista Community
The Village Lake Las Vegas plans to host a Wine Walk from 7 to 10 p.m. May 7 to raise funds for New Vista Community, a nonprofit group that provides equal opportunities and support for the intellectually challenged people of all ages.
The Wine Walk will feature a variety of wines at 20 different tasting stations through the Village and live entertainment.
Another Wine Walk to benefit New Vista Community is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. May 21 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
The cost for either event is $25 per person in advance or $30 for a single ticket or two for $50 at the door.
For event tickets, visit winewalklv.com. Guests must be 21 or older.
Las Vegas Epicurean Affair set for May 26 at the Palazzo
The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair is scheduled for May 26 at The Pools at the Palazzo, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
The annual event is sponsored by the Nevada Restaurant Association (NvRA) and will feature samplings of cuisine and cocktails from restaurants and beverage purveyors. The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair package features a luxury suite at the Palazzo or The Venetian, two general admission tickets to the Affair, two-for-one well drinks at Salute Lounge, complimentary line pass/admission to LAVO nightclub and a buy-one-get-one-half-off ticket deal for a gondola ride.
The Affair is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. General admission is $100. VIP tickets are $150 for early admission at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the NvRAs educational and scholarship programs.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit lasvegasepicureanaffair.com, palazzo.com, venetian.com or call 414-9000.