NEWLY DESIGNED LUCKY BAR OPEN
AT RED ROCK RESORT
Red Rock Resort’s revamped Lucky Bar is open at 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., featuring a polished, iridescent open concept with 360-degree views of the surrounding casino.
A full-service beverage menu is available, including half-bottle offerings, special wine requests and signature cocktails (starting at $8) such as Tune-In (Absolut Hibiskus and Absolut Tune, garnished with hibiscus blossom) and Raspberry Lemonade Martini (Absolut Citron, raspberry, lemonade and simple syrup).
For more information, visit redrock.sclv.com.
‘WHINE AND PAWSTA’ EVENT TO BENEFIT ANIMAL NETWORK
Animal Network plans to host a Whine & Pawsta Luncheon to benefit local animals in need from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Grape Street Cafe, 7501 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
Animal Network is a Las Vegas-based animal rescue and a subsidiary of the nonprofit A Home 4 Spot. Expect wine, pasta, pizza, salad, a silent auction and more. Proceeds will benefit local animals in need by helping to pay for veterinary bills, boarding, spay/neuter, food and supplies.
Tickets are $30 and will be available at the door, as supplies last.
For more information, call 702-525-4707.
GORDON BIERSCH, SHRINERS HOSPITALS TEAM UP FOR TAPPING PARTY
The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open team invites the public to attend the annual tapping of Gordon Biersch’s limited edition Maibock beer from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
The event will take place on the patio at the Boca Park Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 750 S. Rampart Blvd. Enjoy complimentary tastes of seasonal menu items and $5 premium beers, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children. Raffle tickets will be sold, and prizes are planned. Live entertainment will be by New Rhythm Quartet.
For more information, call 702-487-6463.
ALIZÉ AT THE TOP OF THE PALMS
PLANS PHEASANTS DINNER
Alizé at the Top of the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, plans to host a Le Bec Fin dinner featuring MacFarlane Pheasants at 7 p.m. April 14.
A reception is planned for 6:30 p.m., and a six-course meal with wine pairings will follow.
The cost is $135. For reservations, call 702-951-7000 or visit alizelv.com.
GET FILET AND LOBSTER COMBO
AT FLEMING’S THROUGH SUNDAY
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., is returning the filet and lobster combination to its menu through Sunday.
Filet mignon is paired with sweet North Atlantic lobster tail, along with a starter course and a side, from $37.95.
For reservations, call 702-838-4774.
POPPY DEN INTRODUCES MEANINGFUL MONDAYS TO BENEFIT LOCAL CHARITIES
Poppy Den at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180, is offering a community giving program, Meaningful Mondays, to raise money for local charities.
Monday’s event will benefit the Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation. The rest of the schedule is April 15, Dress for Success of Southern Nevada; and April 22, Ronald McDonald House Charities Greater Las Vegas.
For more information, call 702-802-2480 or visit vegaspoppyden.com.
LES KINCAID PLANS WINE AND CHEESE CLASS FOR APRIL 24, MAY 1
Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host a Wine & Cheeses of Italy & France class from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 24 and May 1 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd.
The cost is $125 for both sessions for students 21 or older. Payments can be cash, check or credit card. To register, visit continuingeducation.unlv.edu or call 702-895-3394 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
For more information, call 702-933-8740.
CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA SET
FOR MAY 4 AND 5 AT CANTINA LAREDO
Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 110, is scheduled to host a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta May 4 and 5. Plans for the indoor-outdoor celebration include live entertainment, piñatas, raffles and food and drink specials.
The May 4 event is for adults and is scheduled from 6 p.m. to midnight. It is set to feature live bands from 6 to 9 p.m. and a live disc jockey and dance contests from 9 p.m. to midnight. Cigar rolling is also planned.
The May 5 event is for families and is schedule from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is set to feature music, pony rides, balloon artists and games.
For more information, call 702-202-4511.
LOCALS CAN GET 25 PERCENT OFF
AT BURGER BISTRO
Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, 3000 Paradise Road, is offering local Hometown Hot Spot members 25 percent off at its Burger Bistro with a player’s club card membership and a valid Nevada ID.
For more information, call 702-732-5111.
WOLFGANG PUCK’S POSTRIO BAR & GRILL ANNOUNCES DAILY HAPPY HOUR
Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio Bar & Grill at The Grand Canal Shoppes in The Venetian, 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a Happy Hour All-day, Everyday bar menu with signature appetizers, sangria, wines and beer.
Seven appetizers are $7 each, including housemade meatballs, tomato-basil arancini, mini grilled cheese sandwich and grilled beef skewers.
Hours are from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
For reservations, call 702-796-1110.
THE COUNTRY CLUB ANNOUNCES 19TH HOLE HAPPY HOUR AT WYNN LAS VEGAS
The Country Club –– A New American Steakhouse at Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is hosting a 19th Hole Happy Hour from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday in the bar and lounge, with views of the resort’s golf course and 18th hole waterfall.
The happy hour menu includes small bites priced from $3.50 to $8, shared plates starting at $18, select beers for $4, and specialty cocktails priced from $7 to $8.
No reservations are necessary, and resort casual or golf attire is required. For more information, call 702-770-7000 or visit wynnlasvegas.com.
ORIGIN INDIA RESTAURANT AND BAR
TO HOST WINE DINNER WEDNESDAY
Origin India Restaurant and Bar, 4480 Paradise Road, plans to host a five-course wine dinner featuring wines from Battaglini Estate Winery at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The cost is $65 per person. For reservations, call 702-734-6342.
RUMOR TO OFFER SPECIAL BRUNCH MENU BEGINNING SATURDAY
Rumor Boutique Hotel, 455 E. Harmon Ave., plans to offer a special brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday beginning Saturday featuring a make-your-own Bloody Mary bar and live acoustic music on Saturday.
For more information, call 702-369-5400.
THE COSMOPOLITAN TO HOST PEBBLE BEACH FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL EVENTS
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host events in participation with the Pebble Beach Food & Wine festival, presented by Food & Wine Magazine, Thursday through Sunday.
For more information, cosmopolitanlasvegas.com. For more information about the Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival, visit pbfw.com.
PINTS AND PAINTS EVENT BENEFIT CANDLELIGHTERS CHILDHOOD CANCER FOUNDATION
A wine and art benefit is scheduled to raise funds for the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Beach Hut Deli, 9500 S. Eastern Ave.
The Pints and Paints fundraiser is presented by Wine & Art Parties, a Las Vegas company that provides social atmosphere painting parties. The company is donating its services to the Foundation. Guests can enjoy beer while receiving instruction on how to paint their own masterpiece. Easels, canvases, paint, brushes and instruction will be provided.
Admission is $35. All proceeds will support the Foundation’s programs and services.
Space is limited, and advance registration is required. For more information, visit wineandartparties.com. To register, call 702-340-7956 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BEN & JERRY’S PLANS FREE CONE DAY
FOR APRIL 9 AT TWO LOCATIONS
Ben & Jerry’s plans to offer free ice cream to benefit St. Jude’s Ranch for Children as part of Free Cone Day on April 9.
All small cones will be free with no purchase necessary, although patrons are encouraged to make a donation. Celebrity servers will be on hand from noon to 8 p.m. Two new offerings will be debuted: Candy Bar Pie and Liz Lemon Greek Frozen Yogurt.
Free Cone Day is planned at the Ben & Jerry’s at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive, Suite 177 (702-437-3300), and at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road (702-435-1010).
For more information about St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, visit stjudesranch.org.
RUMOR TO OFFER SPECIALTY COCKTAILS
FOR POLYNESIAN NIGHTS
Rumor Boutique Hotel, 455 E. Harmon Ave., plans to host Polynesian Nights from 7 p.m. to midnight April 11 with Defiance Group. A specialty cocktail open bar is planned from 7 to 8 p.m.
For more information, call 702-369-5400.
VEGAS STREATS FESTIVAL SET FOR APRIL 13
The Vegas StrEATs Festival is planned from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. April 13 on the Jackie Gaughan Parkway near the El Cortez, 600 E. Fremont St.
Food trucks will be present, along with local art and clothing vendors. A final list of participating food trucks and vendors is available at facebook.com/vegasstreats.
Drink specials are set to include $3 Bud Light, Shock Top and Bud Light Lime, $4 Jameson Irish Whiskey, Jagermeister and 1800 Silver Tequila shots and $2 Pepsi products.
CLUB CORTEZ MEMBERS CAN GET FREE PIE APRIL 13
Club Cortez members will receive a free slice of Marie Callender’s strawberry pie from noon to 6 p.m. April 13 at the El Cortez, 600 E. Fremont St.
TEA SERIES TO CONTINUE APRIL 11
The Las Vegas Tea Series, which launched in August, is set to continue with Pu…What? Pu-erhs! from 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 11 at the Trifecta Gallery in The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd. The cost is $15. The rest of the schedule is:
––Also at Trifecta Gallery: Tea. You Mean There’s More To It Than Just Drinking It, 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 9, $10; and Painting with Tea, 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 13, $20.
––At Grouchy John’s Coffee, 8520 S. Maryland Parkway: Focused Tastings: Green Tea, 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 25, $15; Tea Brewing Methods and Madness, 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 23, $10; and Focused Tastings: Kenyan Artisanal Teas, 6 to 8 p.m., June 27, $15.
The information-based tea classes are paired with formal tastings and hands-on experiences. Cups will be provided, but attendees are invited to bring their favorite teacup or mug.
For more information, visit teaserieslv.com.
FRIENDS OF SMITH CENTER CAN GET
DINING DISCOUNT AT EL CORTEZ
Friends of the Smith Center cardholders who show a ticket stub for a show at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts for the same date they dine at The Flame Steakhouse in the El Cortez, 600 E. Fremont St., will receive a $10 discount on an entree and a complimentary cocktail inside The Parlour, as well as a complimentary additional night’s stay for booking one night at the hotel.
For details on Friends of the Smith Center, visit thesmithcenter.com.
GOLDEN NUGGET PLANS WINE REVOLUTION EVENT IN APRIL
The Golden Nugget, 129 Fremont St., plans to host the fifth annual Wine Revolution North America vs. South America April 12-14, bringing together consumers, winemakers and winery owners with poolside receptions, wine tastings and silent and live wine auctions.
Wine from Two Hemispheres: A Golden Nugget Las Vegas Signature Wine Dinner is planned for 7 p.m. April 12 at the Tank pool deck. It will feature Argentinean winery Valentin Bianchi and California boutique wineries Two Angels, Eponymous and Angels Secret.
Reservations can be made for $95 and include admission to the Poolside Champagne & Wine Kick-off Reception at the H2O poolside bar. The reception is set from 8 to 10 p.m., and individual tickets are available for $35.
Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse plans to host Introduction To South American Wines at noon April 13 with master sommelier Larry Stone. Tickets are $35.
A Cabernet Contrast: North vs South America is set for 2:30 p.m. in the steakhouse and will explore the relationship between cabernet from both hemispheres. Tickets are $45.
Tickets can be purchased for both events for $75.
The Grand Tasting, a showdown between 120 wine selections from California, Chile and Argentina, is set for 7 to 10 p.m. April 13 in The Grand. Appetizers, live music, barrel tastings and more are planned. Tickets are $100.
A Champagne and Jazz Brunch is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 14 in The Grand. A live auction featuring wine lots, large format collector’s bottles and more is planned. Tickets are $100, and 20 percent of both individual ticket sales and live auction items will benefit Three Square food bank.
Wine Down with the Winemakers is planned at the Hideout pool. Tickets are $25.
Guests who book in advance will pay $199 for the kickoff reception, Grand Tasting, brunch and Winedown event. Regular tickets will be $260.
For reservations, visit goldennugget.com or call 866-946-5336.
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. April 19.
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 702-691-2053.
PROJECT DINNER TABLE SELLING TICKETS
FOR APRIL 20 EVENT
Project Dinner Table is selling tickets for its first dinner of the 2013 season, planned for April 20 at the Neon Museum, featuring chefs from the MGM Grand.
Charitable gifts will support the Contemporary Arts Center and Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North. More details will be announced soon.
For the first time, Project Dinner Table is offering an annual membership package for $39. Members will receive special advantages and offers throughout the year. Four additional member events will also be planned.
Tickets for the April 20 event are $175 for members and $190 for nonmembers. For tickets, visit projectdinnertable.com.
ELEMENTS TO HOST SEVEN-COURSE
TEQUILA DINNER APRIL 22
Elements Kitchen & Martini Bar, 4950 S. Rainbow Blvd., is accepting reservations for a seven-course tequila-pairing dinner planned for 6:30 p.m. April 22.
The event is set to feature guest speaker and catador (tequila master) Kevin Vanegas of Wirtz Beverages Nevada.
The cost is $89 per person. For reservations, call 702-750-2991.
FOGO DE CHÃO PLANS JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT FUNDRAISER FOR APRIL 25
Fogo de Chão, 360 E. Flamingo Road, plans to host a fundraiser for Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 25.
The Junior Achievement Dinner Package will feature unlimited servings of 17 cuts of fire-roasted meats carved tableside, a gourmet salad bar with more than 30 items, one glass of wine or one cocktail, unlimited nonalcoholic beverages and dessert.
Last year’s inaugural effort raised nearly $6,000. All proceeds will benefit the organization in honor of Financial Literacy Month.
The cost is $50 per adult (a $75 value) and $25 per child ages 7 to 12. Guests 6 or younger eat for free.
For reservations, call 702-431-4500.
MOTLEY BREWS TO PRESENT
FESTIVAL OF BEER APRIL 27 AT SUNSET PARK
Motley Brews plans to present the Third Annual Great Vegas Festival of Beer from 3 to 7 p.m. April 27 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. The event is set to feature live music, 200 craft brews and more than 50 breweries.
Motley Brews is partnering with the Nevada Craft Brewers Association to create its first collaboration beer, Pyrite Pale Ale, which will be the official brew of the festival.
Early entry will be available at 2 p.m. for VIP ticket holders.
A portion of ticket sales will benefit the Nevada Craft Brewers Association and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas.
Guests must be 21 or older. Advance general admission tickets are $30 online, and VIP tickets are $55. Early-entry tickets are $40 in advance. Day-of-event tickets are $40 at the door for general admission, $50 for early entry and $65 for VIP.
For tickets, visit greatvegasbeer.com.
NEVADA BLIND CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES CHEF LINEUP FOR BALL
The Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation has announced the celebrity chef lineup for its Ladybug Ball fundraiser, which is scheduled for 6 p.m. May 4 at Aria at CityCenter, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
Chefs scheduled to prepare and present a course during the gourmet meal are Bradley Ogden, Brian Massie, Angelo Sosa and Megan Romano. A cocktail reception, silent and live auctions and live entertainment are also planned. Proceeds will support the foundation’s educational programs and services.
Tickets are $225 for individuals or $2,250 for a table of 10. Sponsorships are available. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit nvblindchildren.org or call 702-735-6223.
MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH PLANNED
AT RESORT ON MOUNT CHARLESTON
The Resort on Mount Charleston, 2275 Kyle Canyon Road, plans to host a Mother’s Day brunch May 12, with seating times at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m.
The menu is set to feature an assortment of breakfast bites, including prime rib, grilled chicken, bacon and sausage, pancakes and breakfast potatoes.
The cost is $27.95 for adults and $15.95 for children 12 or younger. For reservations, call 702-872-5500.
LAS VEGAS EPICUREAN AFFAIR TO RETURN MAY 23 TO PALAZZO
The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair is scheduled to feature some of Las Vegas’ best restaurants from 7 to 10 p.m. May 23 poolside at The Pools at the Palazzo, 3339 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
Guests can sample gourmet offerings and cocktails while helping to raise funds for the Nevada Restaurant Association’s scholarships and educational programs.
Tickets are set to go on sale April 24 at lasvegasepicureanaffair.com. The cost for general admission at 7 p.m. is $100. VIP admission at 6 p.m. is $150. Private cabanas are available for $100 for restaurant association members and $150 for nonmembers.
PROM DINNER PACKAGE AVAILABLE
AT FOGO DE CHÃO THROUGH MAY
Fogo de Chão, 360 E. Flamingo Road, is offering a Prom Dinner Package through May 30 that includes the gourmet salad and vegetable bar, meats, accompaniments, desserts, soft drinks and coffee for $65 per person. The offer includes tax and gratuity.
Private rooms are available for parties of 15 or more, and requests for separate checks will be honored.
For reservations, call 702-431-4500 or email email@example.com.
EL CORTEZ ANNOUNCES DINING SPECIALS
Café Cortez in the El Cortez, 600 E. Fremont St., is offering a Jackie Burger, chips and a 12-ounce domestic beer for $5, available 24 hours a day.
A takeout menu is available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and features appetizers, salads, burgers and sandwiches.
In The Parlour, guests can enjoy $5 French champagne on Thursdays. A special nightly dining menu is served from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and features pulled pork or barbecue chicken slider with coleslaw ($9), a Parlour Melt ($9), grilled shrimp ($11), artichoke spinach dip ($7), fish tacos ($8), lollipop wings ($8) and steak fries ($6).
KING’S FISH HOUSE TO CELEBRATE DUNGENESS CRAB SEASON
King’s Fish House at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2255 Village Walk Drive, No. 139, is celebrating Dungeness crab season by featuring wild Oregon Dungeness crab through June.
Preparations include garlic Dungeness crab with Asian-style vegetables, served over jasmine rice; Dungeness crab with salted black beans, served over jasmine rice; and steamed Dungeness crab.
For more information, visit kingsfishhouse.com or call 702-835-8900.
ELDORADO, JOKERS WILD CASINOS OFFER APRIL DINING PROMOTIONS
The Café at the Eldorado Casino, 140 S. Water St., and the Court Café at Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway, plan to offer a spaghetti dinner for $2.99 from 11 a.m. to close daily in April. The meal includes soup or salad. The Court Café also plans to offer daily chef’s specials.
Mariana’s Cantina at Eldorado Casino plans to feature chili verde with rice and beans for $10, which includes a house margarita or Coronita.
Both properties are offering Customer Appreciation Days Mondays in April, with 3X points all day. Customers can earn 300 base points and receive a food voucher for select menu items.
For more information about the Eldorado, call 702-564-1811, and for the Jokers Wild, call 702-564-8100.