ELEMENTS KITCHEN & MARTINI BAR TO HOST SEVEN-COURSE BOURBON DINNER
Elements Kitchen & Martini Bar, 4950 S. Rainbow Blvd., plans to host a seven-course bourbon dinner at 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Seven bourbons are planned, including E.H. Taylor Single Barrel, Bowman Brothers Small Batch, 1792 Ridgemont Reserve and Templeton "Prohibition Era Whiskey" Rye. The guest speaker will be Drew Levinson, director of beverage development at Wirtz Beverage Nevada.
The cost is $89 per person. For reservations, call 702-750-2991.
CELEBRITY CHEF DEMONSTRATIONS PLANNED AT NEVADA WILD FEST
Las Vegas’ top celebrity chefs are scheduled to offer cooking demonstrations at Nevada Wild Fest, which is set for Oct. 25-28 at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road.
On Oct. 26, the schedule is: 1 p.m., chef Chris Conlon of FIX at Bellagio; 2 p.m., chef Mike Armstrong of TAO Asian Bistro at The Venetian; and 7 p.m., chef Mimmo Ferraro of Ferraro’s.
On Oct. 27, the schedule is: 1 p.m., chef Massimiliano Campanari of LAVO at The Palazzo; and 3 p.m., chef Geno Bernardo of NOVE Italiano at the Palms.
On Oct. 28, the schedule is: 1 p.m., chef Dave Middleton of Marche Bacchus French Bistro; and 7 p.m., chef Eric Suniga of Culinary Dropout at the Hard Rock Hotel.
The chefs will conduct hourlong demonstrations and take questions from the audience as time allows. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and samples will be offered.
Nevada Wild Fest admission is $9 for adults and $7 for senior citizens, military personnel and college students with ID. Children 3 or younger get in free. For more information, visit nevadawildfest.com.
VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE ANNOUNCES DINING SPECIALS
Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, is offering all-you-can-eat steaks and sides for $24.99 Mondays in October, along with $2 beers. Meats include prime rib, tri-tip, tenderloin in bacon and Buffalo chicken drumsticks.
Thursday is locals night with a reduced price rodizio dinner for $39.99 for men and $29.99 for women. Happy hour is all night long in the bar and restaurant.
Sunday brunch is offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $24.99. For more information, call 702-804-1400.
CHARMING CHARLIE TO HOST WINE AWAY WEDNESDAYS EVENT AT TIVOLI VILLAGE
Charming Charlie at Tivoli Village, 400 S. Rampart Blvd., No. 120, plans to host Wine Away Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in conjunction with Las Vegas Woman Magazine.
The monthly social event features wine tasting, light passed appetizers and offerings from local businesses. The ticket price includes two glasses of wine.
Tickets are $13.65 and must be booked in advance at eventbrite.com.
EASTER SEALS PLANS CHEERS TO CHOCOLATE
Easter Seals Nevada plans to host its second annual Cheers to Chocolate event with wine and chocolate tasting from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Sample more than 35 different wines provided by Total Wine & More and chocolate by Vosges Haut Chocolat, Godiva Town Square, Nothing Bundt Cake, Popcorn Girl, CupKates, Leone Café and more.
Musical entertainment is planned by Phat Pack, three cast members from "Phantom —- The Las Vegas Spectacular," as well as a silent auction. Funds raised will help Easter Seals Nevada’s Make the First Five Count program.
Tickets are $35. For tickets, visit eastersealsnevada.org.
YAPPY HOUR TO HAVE HALLOWEEN THEME AT RUMOR
Rumor Boutique Hotel, 455 E. Harmon Ave., plans to host a Halloween-themed Yappy Hour Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday for pet owners and their dogs. Games, prizes, doggie goodie bags and Yappetizer specials are planned. Pet owners are invited to dress their pets up and enter the doggy costume contest.
Rumor will be collecting a $10 cover charge at the door, which includes the first cocktail or beverage and costume contest entry, with a portion going to The Animal Foundation.
For more information, call 702-369-5400.
CARRABBA’S PLANS FIVE-COURSE DINNER FEATURING FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA WINERY
Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 8771 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a five-course wine dinner featuring the Francis Ford Coppola Winery at 6:30 p.m. today.
The first course will be Tuscan strawberry salad, paired with Sophia Sparkling Blanc de Blancs, followed by Carrabba’s famous sausage and lentil soup, paired with Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection-Silver Label Pinot Noir. The third course will be manicotti, paired with Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection-Green Label Syrah-Shiraz, followed by Marsala di Carrabba (sirloin Marsala and chicken Marsala), paired with Francis Ford Coppola Director’s Cut-Cinema Blend. Dessert will be warmed apple crostada with ice cream, paired with Carrabba’s Italian coffee.
The cost is $50 per person. For reservations, call 702-304-2345.
FLEMING’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE TO HOST WINEMAKER’S DINNER FRIDAY
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a winemaker’s dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
An exclusive video introduction to blending from renowned winemaker Jean-Charles Boisset of Raymond Vineyards in Rutherford in Napa Valley, Calif., is scheduled to be shown, and a rare tasting of exclusive samples for Fleming’s is planned. Small plates from the Bar la Carte menu will also be served.
The cost is $65 per person. For reservations, call 702-838-4774.
FALL BEER FESTIVAL COMING TO GOLDEN NUGGET
The third annual Fall Beer Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Golden Nugget, 129 Fremont St.
The All American Craft Beer Tasting, sponsored by Samuel Adams, is set for 7 to 10 p.m. Friday in The Grand events center. Sample more than 120 craft beers and enjoy appetizers while listening to live music. A souvenir glass is included. Tickets are $50.
The Oktoberfest Pool Party, sponsored by Paulaner, is planned for 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday at The Tank. Admission is free. More than 150 American craft beers will be available for purchase.
Discounted food and beer tickets for the pool party will be available with paid admission to Friday’s beer tasting.
The Paulaner Biergarten (beer garden) will be outside the hotel on Fremont Street Thursday through Sunday. It will be wrapped in white fencing and feature two Paulaner draft beers on tap and food options.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call 866-946-5336 or visit goldennugget.com/lasvegas/fallbeerfest.asp.
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. Friday.
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.
BOUCHON BISTRO TO HOST CHOCOLATE AND WINE LOVER’S EXPERIENCE
Bouchon Bistro at The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host the Chocolate and Wine Lover’s Experience at 1 p.m. Saturday with chef Les Kincaid, host of the nationally syndicated radio program "Wines Du Jour," chocolatier Kara Meyers of Vosges Haut-Chocolat and pastry chef Scott Wheatfill of Bouchon.
Several wines and chocolate pairings, as well as a special dessert, are planned. High-quality artisanal chocolate will be used.
The cost is $65 per person and $125 per couple for guests 21 or older. For reservations, call 702-871-5145 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DOWNTOWN BREW FESTIVAL SET FOR SATURDAY AT CLARK COUNTY AMPHITHEATER
Motley Brews and Ballast Point Brewing Co. plan to host the Downtown Brew Festival from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Clark County Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway.
More than 40 local and regional breweries will feature more than 150 craft beers for tasting.
General admission tickets are $32 in advance and $42 at the door. VIP pavilion tickets are $42 in advance and $52 at the door and include entry to the festival one hour before general admission and exclusive food and beer tasting options by Todd English P.U.B. and Redstone Meadery. All tickets include beer samples, and food will be available for purchase.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas.
For tickets, visit downtownbrew festival.com.
THEME DINNERS WITH BEER PAIRINGS PLANNED AT BARLEY’S
Barley’s Casino & Brewing Co., 4500 E. Sunset Road, plans to host theme buffet dinners with beer pairings from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturdays through the end of the year.
Beers brewed by Barley’s Brew Master Jeffrey "Bubba" Amas will be used in the preparation of select food items, and Amas will provide beer pairing suggestions for guests 21 or older.
October’s dinner will be barbecue themed and feature barbecue chicken with Hefeweizen, pulled pork with Red Rock, which is also used in the marinade, and ribs with Black Mountain, which is also used in the marinade. Sides will be mac and cheese, baked beans and coleslaw, and dessert will be apple cobbler.
For Station Casinos Boarding Pass rewards program members, the all-you-can-eat buffet is $10.99 per person. Barley’s beer is $1 per draft or $5 for all you can drink. For nonmembers, the dinner is $12.99.
For more information, call 702-458-2739.
THE RESORT ON MOUNT CHARLESTON PLANS GONE TO THE DOGS EVENT
The Resort on Mount Charleston, 2755 Kyle Canyon Road, plans to host Gone to the Dogs from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
A Halloween dog costume contest is planned with the chance to win a one-night stay at the resort. A barbecue special will feature a hot dog or hamburger and a bag of chips for $6. A cash bar will offer beer and wine.
For more information, call 702-872-5500 or visit mtcharlestonresort.com.
Firehouse Subs opens new Henderson location
Firehouse Subs has opened a new location at 501 Marks St. in Henderson.
The restaurant features a custom, hand-painted mural inside the dining room illustrating the Henderson Fire Department ladder truck and state-of-the-art training center.
Hours are from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, visit firehousesubs.com.
AMERICAN CONEY ISLAND OPENS AT THE D LAS VEGAS
American Coney Island has opened its first location outside of Michigan at the D Las Vegas, 301 E. Fremont St.
American Coney Island is the oldest family-owned business in Detroit. Menu items include coney dogs, chili cheese fries and gyros.
For more information about American Coney Island, visit americanconeyisland.com. For more information about the D Las Vegas, visit thed.com.
RÍ RÁ PLANS PINK HALLOWEEN PARTY FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
Rí Rá at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Pink Halloween Party from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Oct. 27 to raise funds for the Southern Nevada affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Guests are encouraged to wear a pink costume or dress. Party-goers can purchase $10 pink boas to help support the cause. A specialty cocktail, the Pink Jameson Rose, will be $8 all day. Raffle prizes also are planned.
Admission is free, but the pub will be selling pink wristbands and paper ribbon icons throughout the month and donating the proceeds to the cause. Anyone presenting a valid Nevada ID when purchasing wristbands or ribbon icons on any Friday in October will be entered to win prizes.
For more information, call 702-632-7771 or visit rira.com.
RAMPART CASINO ANNOUNCES FOOTBALL SEASON, OCTOBER DINING SPECIALS
The Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., is offering $2 Bud and Bud Light in all casino bars all day during football season. Food specials include $1 Vienna beef hot dogs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and 4 to 9 p.m. Mondays.
J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub is offering food and beverage specials beginning at 9 a.m. Sundays, including $2 Bud and Bud Light drafts, $8 domestic pitchers, $10 import pitchers and $5 Bloody Marys. Food specials include $6 wings, a $5.99 Angus burger and $8 All-American breakfast.
Throughout October, Guinness drafts will be $4 and a bucket of five Guinness bottles will be $15 Monday and Thursday nights during football games. On Tuesdays, the pub plans to host Industry Night with select beer pitchers for $10.
The Carmel Room and Ceres are offering a smoked rib-eye steak special throughout October for $24.99, including choice of one side. For reservations at the Carmel Room, call 702-507-5955. For Ceres, call 702-869-7381.
The Carmel Room is also offering a daily three-course menu from 5 to 9 p.m. for $39.99.
Ceres is offering a three-course tasting menu Tuesdays through Saturdays in October. The menu available for $29.99 from 5 to 10 p.m.
Promenade Café is offering a grilled rosemary pork chops dinner special through October. It features two 4-ounce pork chops, mashed potatoes and vegetables. The special is $9.99 from 3 to 11 p.m. daily.
The Rampart Buffet is offering NY Deli Night from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, and Fridays is the Fisherman’s Delight Buffet from 4 to 9 p.m. The cost is $16.99 with a Resort Rewards Club card, $18.99 without a card and $15.99 for seniors 50 or older with a card.
The Steakhouse Night Buffet is from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturdays and is $16.99 for Resort Rewards Club members and seniors 50 or older with a card and $18.99 without a card.
The Weekend Champagne Brunch is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and is $12.99 for Resort Rewards Club members, $14.99 without a card and $11.99 for seniors 50 or older with a card. For more information, call 702-507-5944.
FLEMING’S COCKTAIL FOR A CAUSE TO SUPPORT LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to donate all of the proceeds from sales of its Sweet Charity cocktail to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during October.
The drink is Lillet Rose-infused wine, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur and soda water, served over ice in a wine glass with a raspberry garnish.
The cocktail is featured on the 5 for $6 ’til 7 bar menu. After 7 p.m., it is $9.95.
For more information, call 702-838-4774.
MARIE CALLENDER’S KICKS OFF WHOLE PIE-TO-GO SALE
Marie Callender’s is offering whole pies to go for $7.99, plus the tin, through Oct. 31.
There are more than 30 varieties to choose from, including apple, banana cream, berry, blueberry, cherry, coconut cream, French apple, lemon meringue, peach and pumpkin.
Pie sale excludes cheesecakes, seasonal fresh fruit pies and promotional pies.
For more information and to find locations, visit mariecallenders.com.
SAMMY’S WOODFIRED PIZZA OFFERS WINE DEAL SUNDAYS AND MONDAYS
Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill is offering half off bottles of wine with the purchase of Classic Sammy’s Dishes after 6 p.m. Sundays and Mondays through the end of the year.
Classic dishes include grilled shrimp salad, any pizza on whole wheat crust, angel hair pomodoro, shrimp angel hair pasta, sun-dried tomato artisan thin-crust pizza and baba ghanoush.
The special is available at all of Sammy’s Las Vegas Valley locations. For more information and to find locations, visit sammyspizza.com.
BRATALIAN NEAPOLITAN CANTINA OFFERS MONDAY INDUSTRY NIGHT SPECIALS
Bratalian Neapolitan Cantina, 10740 S. Eastern Ave., plans to offer Monday Industry Night specials from 5 to 10:30 p.m.
Guests in the hospitality field can enjoy a prix fixe three-course menu for $29.99 per person, featuring appetizer or salad, entree from the menu and dessert.
Drink specials are $4.99 and $2.99 select glasses of wine and beer. Bottles of select wine will be 10 percent off.
For reservations, call 702-454-0104.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S BOULDER ANNOUNCES OKTOBERFEST DINING SPECIALS
Sourdough Cafe at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to offer specials during October from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Schlachplatte, with homemade knackwurst, bratwurst and Bavarian meatloaf with sauerkraut and Rahmschnitzel, breaded pork tenderloin with creamy mushroom sauce and homemade German spatzle, is $7.99 each with an ace I PLAY card and $8.88 without a card.
The Wild West Buffet is offering German specialties from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m., including bratwurst, knackwurst, sauerkraut, beef rouladen with spatzle, smoked pork chops with braised red cabbage, sauerbraten with potato pancakes, herring in sour cream and wurst salad.
The cost is $6.99 for lunch and $8.99 for dinner with an ace I PLAY red, green and orange card and $8.39 for lunch and $10.79 for dinner with a blue card. The cost without a card is $9.32 for lunch and $11.99 for dinner.
Yukon Grille is offering a prix fixe menu from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Sunday in October. Entree choices are rib-eye steak, Dover sole filet or chicken breast with port wine butter sauce, with strawberry cheesecake or Haagen-Dazs ice cream for dessert.
The cost is $15.95 with a card and $17.72 without.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S DECATUR SERVING OCTOBER SPECIAL AT RON’S STEAKHOUSE
Ron’s Steakhouse at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., is offering a $34.99 three-course special for ace I PLAY cardholders through October. It features soup of the day or house salad and a choice of an 8-ounce filet mignon, pan-seared salmon or chicken Oscar, served with sides and dessert, as well as a glass of wine or bottled beer.
The price is $38.88 without an ace I PLAY card.
LAGASSE’S STADIUM ANNOUNCES OKTOBERFEST MENU
Lagasse’s Stadium at the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is celebrating Oktoberfest with a menu of German-inspired cuisine and beer specials through Oct. 31.
The special menu includes German potato salad for $5, Munich brat (served with caramelized onions, whole grain mustard and steak fries) for $10, grain mustard-glazed pork loin for $20 and Samuel Adams Octoberfest for $6.
For more information, call 702-607-2665.
EAT PIE AND HELP BREAST CANCER AWARENESS IN OCTOBER
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab at The Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is hosting the Pie It Forward fundraiser during October to benefit breast cancer awareness.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of pumpkin chiffon pie will go toward Bright Pink, a national nonprofit group focusing on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women.
STATION CASINOS TO GO PINK FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
Station Casinos is hosting its third annual Project Pink initiative through Oct. 31 to raise funds for the Southern Nevada affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure at a majority of its properties and venues.
Pink Pastries will be available at the Grand Cafe, including pink ribbon French macaroons, pink ribbon cookies, caramel apples, pink ribbon cheesecake lollipops, strawberry cheesecake, peanut brittle, brownies and cookies. Prices begin at $1.25 per item, with 50 percent of the proceeds going to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Pink fajitas and sopapillas will be served at Cabo Mexican restaurants, with $1 from every order going to the charity.
For more information, visit sclv.com.
GET CAKE FOR THE CURE PANCAKE THROUGH OCTOBER AT HASH HOUSE A GO GO
Hash House A Go Go plans to serve the Cake for the Cure pancake to benefit the local Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk Team through October.
A $1 from the sale of each pancake will help the organization through the local team. The pancake includes "berry breast" natural ingredients for breast cancer prevention, including 2 ounces each of raspberries, cherries, cranberries, pomegranate and strawberries. The pancakes are oversize and have a pinkish hue.
For more information and Hash House A Go Go locations, visit hashhouseagogo.com.
HUNGRY HOWIE’S TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
Hungry Howie’s Pizza & Subs plans to make a donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc. for every pizza purchased in October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
At all participating locations, all pizzas will be served in bright pink boxes emblazoned with breast cancer awareness ribbons. Customers who add a $1 donation to their order, which will go directly to the foundation, will receive a pink Love, Hope & Pizza wristband.
Hungry Howie’s also will make a donation to the foundation for every new Facebook fan, for every breast cancer story fans share on the Facebook page and for every tweet using the hashtag #lovehopepizza.
To find a location near you, visit hungryhowies.com. For more information, visit facebook.com/hungryhowies.
BORDER GRILL TO CELEBRATE DAY OF THE DEAD WITH SPECIAL MENU
Border Grill at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to celebrate the Day of the Dead holiday Nov. 1 and 2 with specials planned for Oct. 30 through Nov. 5.
Specialty drinks will be Blood Orange Ginger Margarita and The Green Goblin. Appetizers will be black tamales and diablo ceviche, and planned entrees are blackened Hawaiian walu and pork in mole negro. Dessert will be ginger apple cake.
Patrons are also invited to write the name of a deceased loved one on a brightly colored tag and tie it to the altar.
For reservations, call 702-632-7403.
LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE WINE AND COOKING CLASSES
Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show "Wines Du Jour," plans to host a variety of classes for participants 21 or older from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on select days in October, November and December.
A class on Indian cuisine is scheduled for Nov. 6 and 13 at Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive, No. 109, for $69 per person.
The class Ports and Cheese is planned for Nov. 28 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd., for $59 per person.
The class Champagnes & Sparkling Wines Around the World is planned for Dec. 5 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park for $59 per person.
Payments can be cash, check or credit card. To register for any class, visit edoutreach.unlv.edu/continuingeducation. For more information, email email@example.com or call 702-895-3254.