PETRA A GREEK TAVERNA TO HOST WINE AWAY WEDNESDAYS EVENT
Petra A Greek Taverna at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., No. 180, plans to host a Wine Away Wednesdays event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in conjunction with Las Vegas Woman Magazine.
Guests can enjoy wine tasting, two complimentary glasses of wine and light passed appetizers while browsing offerings from local businesses.
Tickets are $13.65 at eventbrite.com.
DISH LAS VEGAS TO BENEFIT THREE SQUARE THURSDAY at the palms
DISH Las Vegas is planned from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the Palms Pool and Bungalows, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, to benefit Three Square food bank.
Sample cuisine from a variety of Las Vegas restaurants, enjoy cocktails and a concert by Zowie Bowie. Guests must be 21 or older. Restaurants set to participate include Bagatelle Las Vegas, NOVE Italiano and Bar+Bistro @ The Arts Factory.
Tickets are $100 per person in advance and $150 at the door. For advance tickets, visit threesquare.org or call 644-3663.
LES KINCAID PLANS CLASSES IN SEPTEMBER
Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show "Wines Du Jour," plans to host a Taste of Wines class from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 17 at Total Wine & More, 501 N. Stephanie St. in Henderson.
Learn about sensory evaluation, types of wines and grapes, ordering wine and food/wine matching. Students must be 21 or older. The cost is $225 per person for all six sessions.
The Spice Up Your Kitchen class is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive, No. 109.
Learn quick and easy ways to improve your kitchen. Recipes and wine tasting are also planned. The cost is $39 per person.
A class on vegetarian entrees is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Ferguson. The cost is $39 per person.
Payments can be cash, check or credit card. To register for any class, visit edoutreach.unlv.edu/continuingeducation. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 895-3254.
MI CASA GRILL CANTINA TO HOST MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PARTY
Mi Casa Grill Cantina at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, plans to host a Monday Night Football party Monday.
Giveaways and prizes are planned, along with food and drink specials, including $2 tacos and quesadillas and $2 Jagermeister shots, $3 SKYY Vodka cocktails and $12 Corona and Corona Light buckets.
For more information, call 914-8650 or visit silvertoncasino.com.
KABUKI TO HOST SAKE TOUR AT VILLAGE SQUARE
Kabuki Japanese Restaurant at Tivoli Village, 400 S. Rampart Blvd., No. 190, plans to host the Fall 2012 Sake Tour from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
Master sake sommelier Yuji Matsumoto will interact with guests and offer samples of different sakes with recommended food pairings. Guest can win a variety of prizes, including sake shot glasses and gift cards. Sake bottles will be available for a discount.
Guests must be 21 or older. Tickets are $14.95 per person at the restaurant.
For more information, call 685-7776.
END OF SUMMER DEAL OFFERED AT VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE
Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, is offering an End of Summerlin deal of a $38.99 rodizio dinner through Sunday.
The offer is good for up to eight people, one per table. To take advantage of the offer, let the host know when making your reservation that you are using the End of Summer deal.
For reservations, call 804-1400.
PASTA SHOP DONATING TO CANDLELIGHTERS IN SEPTEMBER
The Pasta Shop Ristorante & Art Gallery, 2525 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, plans to donate a portion of its profits to the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada in September.
Diners are asked to mention that they are there for the Candlelighters fundraiser. For reservations, call 451-1893. For more information about Candlelighters, visit candlelightersnv.org.
RAMPART CASINO ANNOUNCES FOOTBALL SEASON SPECIALS
The Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., is offering football season specials, including $2 Bud and Bud Light ally day at all casino bars Mondays through Fridays.
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. Sunday beer specials include $2 Bud and Bud Light drafts, $8 domestic pitchers and $10 import pitchers, as well as $5 Bloody Marys. Food specials include $6 wings, a $5.99 Angus burger and an $8 All-American breakfast.
RUMOR PLANS YAPPY HOUR FOR THURSDAY
Rumor Boutique Hotel, 455 E. Harmon Ave., plans to host a Yappy Hour happy hour event for dog owners and their pets from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
The event is held the third Thursday of the month and features cocktail specials, Yapatizers, specials, giveaways and doggie treats. A disc jockey provides music, and dogs can run in the courtyard.
All dog sizes and breeds are welcome. For more information, call 369-5400 or visit rumorvegas.com.
RUMOR TO HOST SIN CITY BEER FESTIVAL
The Sin City Beer Festival is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Rumor Boutique Hotel, 455 E. Harmon Ave.
Sample full pints of beers from around the world, along with a tasting menu from Addiction Restaurant at an additional cost.
Tickets are $85 and include a souvenir pint glass and all you can drink. A VIP cabana, including one bottle of Patron and 10 passes to the event, is $500.
For tickets, visit sincitybeerfestival.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. 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 691-2053.
FLEMING’S TO HOST WINE EVENTS THROUGHOUT SEPTEMBER
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., is hosting events in September highlighting the new wine collection.
The series of wine events and food offerings will feature the New Fleming’s 100, 100 wines by the glass. Bottle Wars wine tastings will highlight rival wines from the list in tasting events set for Friday and Sept. 28. Guests will taste premium wines from rival regions and wineries around the world. Eight to 10 well-matched wines will be offered for $25. Old World vs. New World is planned for Friday and Glass Warfare for Sept. 28.
A Last Call event offers guests the opportunity to save 25 percent on select bottles in the main dining room. Quantities will be limited to the stock on hand.
For more information, call 838-4774 or visit flemingssteakhouse.com.
SAHARA WEST LIBRARY TO HOST COOKING WITH CHEF Q: ITALIAN CUISINE CLASSES
The Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., plans to host Cooking with Chef Q: Italian Cuisine from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 30 in the multipurpose room.
Linda Quattrocchi, executive chef and sommelier at Chef Q Foods, is scheduled to present a cooking demonstration, including traditional and gluten-free Italian options.
The events are free. For more information, call 507-3631.
LAS VEGAS WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL COMING TO RED ROCK RESORT
The Las Vegas Wine and Food Festival is planned for Saturday at Red Rock Resort pool, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.
Expect local restaurants, celebrity chefs and 100 to 150 wineries from all over the world. The event will be hosted by Barcelona Enterprises. The proceeds will go to the James Beard Foundation.
Admission is $100 for VIP, with admission from 8 p.m. to midnight, and $75 for general admission from 9 p.m. to midnight.
For tickets, visit vegaswineandfood.com.
EVENT TO FEATURE SHOCK TOP, JOSEPH JAMES AT CASA FUENTE
Casa Fuente Spirits Society plans to host an event with Nevada Beverage featuring Shock Top and Joseph James beer at the cigar bar and lounge inside The Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 26.
Society members and guests can sample a variety of beers. For more information, call 731-5051.
UNLV TO HOST GOURMET DINNER FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION
A 65 Roses Cuilnary Event, featuring a gourmet meal prepared by culinary master and University of Nevada, Las Vegas executive chef John Gremo, is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at UNLV’s Stan Fulton Building, 801 E. Flamingo Road.
Silent and live auctions are planned to benefit the Nevada chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Tickets are $50. For tickets, visit www.cff.org/chapters/nevada. For more information, contact Stephanie Kahle at 383-8500 or email email@example.com.
EL SEGUNDO SOL PLANS COOKING CLASS
El Segundo Sol at the Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a cooking class from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 29 with executive chef Terry Lynch.
The menu is set to feature guacamole with chipotle and shrimp, Dos Tacos! grilled beef with chipotle marinade and roasted pork belly with pineapple and chile. Dessert is bunuellos with ripe peaches and cream. Beverages will be prickly pear margarita and the Sexy Mexy cocktail.
The cost is $25. For reservations, call 258-1211.
PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY TO HOST ICE CREAM SUNDAY EVENT SEPT. 30
The Providence master-planned community plans to host Sunny 106.5’s 10th annual Ice Cream Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 30 at The Promenade park, 7195 Egan Crest Way.
The event will feature frozen treats from Meadow Gold, bounce houses, games, face painting, balloon animals and an ice cream-eating contest.
Attendees are asked to bring new or gently used books for Spread the Word Nevada.
For more information, visit ksne.com.
RÍ RÁ TO HOST BENEFIT FOR HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
Rí Rá at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a fundraiser for HELP of Southern Nevada Monday through Sept. 30.
Order off the pub’s HELP menu during lunch or dinner and 20 percent of the proceeds will go to the local nonprofit group’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center.
For more information, call 632-7771 or visit rira.com.
For more information about HELP, visit helpsonv.org.
FOOD & WINE ALL-STAR WEEKEND PLANNED FOR OCTOBER
The third annual Food & Wine All-Star Weekend is planned for Oct. 5-7 at the MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South; Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South; and The Mirage, 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
The weekend will include celebrity chefs, sommeliers and mixologists in an All-Star Tasting event.
Tickets are $50. For a detailed event schedule or to purchase tickets, visit mgmresorts.com/foodandwine.
DOWNTOWN BREW FESTIVAL COMING OCT. 20 TO CLARK COUNTY AMPHITHEATER
Motley Brews and Ballast Point Brewing Co. plan to host the Downtown Brew Festival from 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 20 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 including 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.
EASTER SEALS PLANS CHEERS TO CHOCOLATE EVENT FOR OCT. 20
Easter Seals Nevada plans to host its second annual Cheers to Chocolate event with wine and chocolate tasting from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 20 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, a trio of cast members from "Phantom —- The Las Vegas Spectacular," as well as a silent auction featuring jewelry, art, show tickets and more.
Funds raised will help Easter Seals Nevada’s Make the First Five Count program, which works to identify early developmental delays in children under 5.
Tickets are $35. For tickets, visit eastersealsnevada.org.
TRIPLE GEORGE GRILL COOKS UP ‘WICKED’ MENU
Triple George Grill, 201 N. Third St., No. 120, is offering a special prix fixe "Wicked"-themed menu in honor of the musical "Wicked" playing at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts through Oct. 7.
The meal is $69.95 and features Dragon salad, Lobster sisters (two lobsters that look and taste very different) and Wizard Wand desserts.
For reservations, call 384-2761.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S INTRODUCES REUBEN AT SOURDOUGH CAFE
Arizona Charlie’s has designated the Reuben as its signature sandwich at both its Sourdough Cafe locations.
Based on customer demand, the sandwich will be permanent fixture to the menu. It features a half pound of corned beef, thinly sliced on site, along with sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and Arizona Charlie’s homemade version of thousand island dressing. The sandwich is served hot on marble rye with fries, coleslaw or potato salad for $5.99 with an ace I PLAY card.
The cafe at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder also has $3.99 steak and eggs or ham and eggs and $9.99 prime rib and shrimp from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Arizona Charlie’s Boulder is at 4575 Boulder Highway, and Arizona Charlie’s Decatur is at 740 S. Decatur Blvd.
YUKON GRILLE ANNOUNCES PRIX FIXE MENU AT ARIZONA CHARLIE’S BOULDER
Yukon Grille at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, is offering a prix fixe menu from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Sunday.
The menu includes a choice of Kurobuta pork chops, Captain’s Platter with swordfish nuggets, scallops and shrimp, or chicken Napoleon. Dessert is Molten Chocolate Lava Cake or Haagen-Dazs ice cream.
The cost is $15.95 with an ace I PLAY card and $17.72 without a card.
For reservations, call 951-5800.
ELDORADO, JOKERS WILD ANNOUNCE CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAYS SPECIALS
The Eldorado Casino and Jokers Wild Casino plan to host Customers Appreciation Days specials through September.
At the Eldorado, 140 S. Water St., and Jokers Wild, 920 N. Boulder Highway, an early-bird breakfast special will be 99 cents from 6 to 7 a.m. at The Café and The Court Café, which are also offering a spaghetti dinner for $2.99 from 11 a.m. to close. It includes soup or salad.
Mariana’s Cantina at the Eldorado is offering all-you-can-eat enchiladas for $9.99, including a house margarita or Coronita.
Each Saturday and Sunday, The Snack Bar at both casinos is offering football food specials, including $1 hot dogs, $1.50 burgers and $2 tortilla chips and nacho cheese.
EAT PIE AND HELP THREE SQUARE FOOD BANK IN SEPTEMBER
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 September to benefit Three Square food bank.
Order a slice of peach blackberry pie, and $1 will be donated to Three Square.