Centennial Things to Do, Oct. 15-21


The Merryhill Grand Teton PTO, a nonprofit group of parents and community members, is planning a fall festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary, 8103 Racel St. Food, games, horse carriage rides, face painting, balloon artists and a silent auction are planned. Admission is free, but donations to Gilcrease are welcome. Tickets for activities are $1, and raffle tickets are $2. Prizes will be displayed at the event. Call 702-645-1814.

Josh Royse is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Revolver Saloon Dance Hall inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

The Resort on Mount Charleston is set to host Murder on the Mountain, an interactive three-course murder mystery dinner, from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 18 in the resort’s Aspen Room at 2275 Kyle Canyon Road. Dinner tickets start at $80 per person and $160 per couple. Call 702-872-5500 or visit mtcharlestonresort.com.

“Glimps,” an exhibit of abstract paintings by Sonya Young, is set to be on display from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Dec. 10 in the gallery at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6100.

Chrome Showroom guests can enjoy Sunday Night Football at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors open at 5 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-364-8669.

Chrome Showroom guests can enjoy Monday Night Football at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. All games begin at 5:40 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-364-8669.


Pro Auto and Lube plans to host its second annual Halloween Best Dressed Car Show from 3 p.m. to midnight Oct. 26 at 5680 N. Simmons St. Trophies are to be awarded based on a people’s choice vote, with first-, second-, third- and fourth-place entries set to be awarded at 6:30 p.m. A $10 per car entry fee is required. Other activities include face painting, bounce houses and a blood drive co-sponsored by United Blood Services. Call Pro Auto and Lube at 702-570-5823.

Corvette enthusiasts with the Vegas Valley Vettes have scheduled their second annual Turkey Shoot and Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N. Decatur Blvd. Participants are expected make a $5 per-shot donation to benefit homeless veterans in Las Vegas. Contact group president Jim Wolf at 702-494-9653.

Locals with valid ID can enjoy $6 off the $20 admission to the “50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic” exhibit by mentioning “Imagine Exhibitions Loves Locals” at the Imagine Exhibitions Gallery box office in The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, during October. Visit imagineexhibitions.com.

The College of Southern Nevada is scheduled to host a solo exhibit by area artist and part-time CSN instructor Robin Stark through Nov. 29 at the Artspace Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Stark’s “Ceramic Reflections” will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Call 702-651-4146 or visit csn.edu.

The College of Southern Nevada is scheduled to host a solo exhibit by University of Nevada, Las Vegas graduate Cathryn Sugg through Dec. 6 at the CSN Fine Arts Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Sugg’s “Chauvinism at Work: Role Evolution?” will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 702-651-4146 or visit csn.edu.

Bank of America is offering free museum access through its Museums on Us program the first weekend of every month. Anyone with a U.S. Trust, Merrill Lynch or Bank of America debit or credit card can visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, the Las Vegas Natural History Museum or the Springs Preserve for free. Show your card at the ticket window. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.

Left of Center Art Gallery is set to host “Perceptions in Translation” through Nov. 23 at 2207 W. Gowan Road. The art installations from “three unique artists with similar ethnic backgrounds” will be open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Call gallery director Marylou Evans at 702-647-7378.

Ballroom dancing is planned from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 2 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-795-8140.

Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s sustainable farmers market is set to be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday inside the Desert Living Center at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is free, and purchases are cash only.


Bill Anderson is scheduled to perform in the Chrome Showroom at 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Tickets start at $29.50. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

The Parametrics are scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Revolver Saloon Dance Hall inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

Country music artist David Nail looks to make his Las Vegas return at 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Tickets for Nail and special guest Brothers Osborne start at $19. Doors open at 7 p.m. Guests younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit davidnail.com.

Santa Fe Lanes is set to host the fifth annual BOOling Lanes from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 26 inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Trick or treating and a costume contest will be offered for children 12 or younger. Lanes cost $35, including shoes. Tickets for an 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Zombie Apocalypse promotion start at $17 and include two games, shoes and a pitcher of beer.

Call 702-658-4910 or visit santafestation.sclv.com


The Las Vegas Farmers Market is scheduled to set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first and third Saturday of the month at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Admission to the park is free during the market. Visit lasvegasfarmersmarket.com.

Free line dancing lessons are offered from 8:15 to 9 p.m. most Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at the Revolver Saloon Dance Hall inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

The Cheyenne Saloon, 3103 N. Rancho Drive, offers live music starting at 9:30 or 10 p.m. most Wednesdays through Sundays. Tickets prices vary. Visit reverbnation.com or call 702-645-4139.

The West End Boys Sunday Morning Car Show, a free get-together for auto enthusiasts, is planned from 7 to 10 a.m. Sundays in the Santa Fe Mining Company parking lot, 5021 N. Rainbow Blvd. Email judggto69@aol.com.

The Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary, 8103 Racel St., is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The sanctuary is home to birds, pigs, goats, llamas, donkeys, reptiles and more. Visit naturesanctuarygilcrease.org.

The Santa Fe Station Bowling Center, 4949 N. Rancho Drive, offers a DJ from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. every Friday and Saturday. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

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