“Listen,” a new play by Dave Surratt, is scheduled at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Nov. 25-26 at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $10. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 732-7225.
Families can enjoy original songs, fluffy tales and playful interactions at “Max And Ruby Bunny Party,” scheduled at 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Cox Pavilion, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets range from $25 to $63. Visit unlvtickets.com or call 739-3267.
Aaron Woods, anthropology graduate student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, plans to shape a chunk of obsidian into a stone tool at
11:15 a.m. Saturday at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Children can take a turn carving soap into a Stone Age tool at
1:15 p.m. Sunday at the museum. Visit lvnhm.org or call 384-3466.
The Nevada Conservatory Theatre plans to present August Strindberg’s “Miss Julie” through Sunday in the Black Box Theatre at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The play centers around Julie, a Swedish count’s daughter, who attempts to escape her sheltered lifestyle by attending the servants’ dance, where she encounters a footman named Jean with whom she engages in a battle between the sexes. Tickets are $15. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 895-2787.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Wind Orchestra plans to present “Favor & Treasure” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The concert honors Col. John R. Bourgeois, conductor emeritus of the United States Marine Band. Tickets are $10, $8 for seniors and military personnel and free for Clark County School District and UNLV students with a valid ID. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 895-2787.
The Las Vegas Philharmonic plans to present its second Masterworks concert of the season at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The concert features Glazunov’s “Violin Concerto in A Minor,” with guest violinist Rachel Barton Pine. Tickets start at $38, with discounts available. Call 895-2787 or visit lvphil.com.
Three Square Food Bank’s third annual Step Up & Dance event is scheduled from 12:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at The Rock Center for Dance, 700 E. Silverado Ranch Blvd. For a $10 donation, attendees can learn dance moves from hip-hop to burlesque, with performers in local shows. No dance experience is required. Visit therock
centerfordance.com or call 341-7625.
City of Las Vegas staffers are set to say goodbye to the Bridge Gallery on the second floor of Las Vegas City Hall, 400 Stewart Ave., with “A Walk on the Wild Side,” an exhibit featuring city and Zappos staff shoes transformed into art. The gallery’s final show is scheduled to be on display through Jan. 26. A public reception is scheduled from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 229-1012.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Opera Theatre plans to present “Divas” at
7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday inside the Doc Rando Recital Hall at the Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The performance includes Joseph Haydn’s “La Canterina” and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Impresario,” in which the Impresario owner is portrayed as Steve Wynn. Pop divas Lady Gaga and Madonna attempt to take the open spot in Wynn’s new show on the Strip in this performance. Tickets are $10 or $8 for faculty and staff members, students and military personnel. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 895-2787.
Worth a Drive
All are invited to sport their best mustache at the second annual Mustachio Bashio, scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Guests can enjoy beer pong, live-band karaoke and a mashed potato-eating contest. Visit silvertoncasino.com.
AlmaNova, featuring American flutist Jessica Pierce and Bosnian guitarist Almer Imamovic, is set to perform from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
Mexican Vivo Dance Company is scheduled to perform from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Tickets are $5. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 455-7340.
Colabo Productions plans performances of “Avenue Q” Wednesday through Nov. 26 at the Family Music Center, 8125 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20 and $25. Visit colabopresents.com or call 742-6109.
Ethel M Chocolates Cactus Garden Lighting is set from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the garden, 2 Cactus Garden Drive. Donation of one new, unwrapped toy is requested in exchange for a family four-pack of tickets. Toys can be exchanged through today at the factory. Visit facebook.com/ethelmchocolates.
Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, known previously as the Gift of Lights, is set to run Friday through Jan. 1. The holiday attraction is open 5:30 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Admission is $15 per car. Visit vegas
glitteringlights.com or call 888-926-7402.
Individual tickets for many of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts shows are set to go on sale at 8 a.m. Friday. Visit thesmithcenter.com.
Aid for AIDS of Nevada, 701 Shadow Lane, plans to host a Holiday Mingle & Jingle Benefit from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South Suite 600. Plans include a fashion show and cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Visit afanlv.org or call 383-8085.
Marty Allen, 89-year-old comedy legend, is scheduled to perform at 4 p.m. Dec. 10 and 11 at the Louie Anderson Theater at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets start at $49.95. Locals receive a $15 discount. Visit 547-5300 or call palacestation.com.
“Evil Dead: The Musical” is slated to return to the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., at 8 p.m. every Friday and Saturday in January. After a successful opening run in October, the musical will return with an extended “splatter zone” for those interested in taking part of the musical’s bloodiness. Tickets are $15 for locals, $20 for general admission and $30 for VIP splatter zone seats. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 732-7225.
Ticket packages for the second annual Cirque Week, scheduled Dec. 1-10, are on sale. Packages range from $165 for two shows to $561 for all seven Las Vegas-based shows. Packages also include access to special events, such as a meet-and-greet opportunity with Criss Angel, a behind-the-scenes look at “Zumanity,” an “O” artist workshop and more. Visit cirquedusoleil.com/cirqueweek.Local authors or promoters are encouraged to submit arts items to Ginger Meurer at email@example.com.