Things to Do in Centennial

In Your Neighborhood

n Jazz alto saxophonist Candy Dulfer is set to perform at 8 p.m. Friday in the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Tickets range from $22 to $42. Visit santafestation or call 547-5300. All ages are welcome, but an adult must accompany children under 21.

n The Las Vegas Farmers Market is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9100 Tule Spring Road. Visit

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

n 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

Plan ahead

n The 2011 Reptile Expo is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 22-23 at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children 2 to 12 and free for children under 2. Visit

n The 1995 film "Casper" is set to screen at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Centennial Hills Amphitheatre, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive as part of the city of Las Vegas’ free Movie in the Park series. Families may bring picnics, blankets and folding chairs, but no pets or glass containers will be allowed. The film may be canceled for inclement weather. Visit or call 229-1087.

Worth A Drive

n Mix 94.1 FM’s Bite of Las Vegas is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Desert Breeze Park, 8425 Spring Mountain Road. Headliners include Colbie Caillat, Michelle Branch, O.A.R., Mat Kearney and 100 Monkeys. Tickets are $9 at the gate. Visit

n The Green Girl Music & Arts Festival is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Sam Ash Music, 2747 S. Maryland Parkway. Expect musicians, artists, dancers, poets and vendors. Visit

n The Nevada Rock Art Foundation plans to host Adventures on the Rocks from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Summerlin Life Time Athletic, 10721 W. Charleston Blvd. Expect wines, hors d’oeuvres and an auction. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Visit

n Colossal Canine Care plans to host its second annual Oktober-fur event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. Expect live music, K-9 demonstrations, children’s activities, raffles, booths and a silent auction. Admission is free. Visit or call 400-8832.

n A free family concert is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd. The event is scheduled to feature dancer Zarina Kobilova, soprano Valeria Ore, pianist Albina Asryan and artist Elena Wherry. Call 341-7800.

n UNLV is set to open its Classical Guitar Series with the Falla Guitar Trio at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Doc Rando Recital Hall in the Beam Music Center, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The trio — Adam del Monte, Gyan Riley and Kenton Youngstrom — has performed numbers such as original Dusan Bogdanovic jazz compositions and Copland’s "Four Piano Blues." Tickets are $40 or $13 for student rush an hour prior to the show with a valid UNLV ID. Visit or call 895-2787.

n Lord of the Rings In Concert: The Fellowship of the Ring is scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday at The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. The complete film is set to be projected on a 60-foot screen while the film’s score is performed live on stage by more than 200 musicians conducted by Ludwig Wicki and joined by soprano Kaitlyn Lusk. Tickets range from $35 to $125. Visit or lordofthe or call 284-7777.

n The second annual Aki-Matsuri Japanese Festival, an autumn festival, is planned from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at Chinatown Plaza, 4255 Spring Mountain Road. Games, karaoke, cosplay, performances, traditional dance and food are planned. Tickets are $3 or free for children 7 or younger. Part of the proceeds will go to the Japan Relief Fund. Visit, call 387-4500 or email

n "Evil Dead The Musical" promises to take all the elements of the cult classic horror films — "Evil Dead," "Evil Dead 2" and "Army of Darkness" — and combine them into one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Performances are planned at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 5 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 31. Tickets are $15 for locals, $20 for others or $30 for the "VIP splatter zone." Visit or call 732-7225.

n Roos-N-More, a nonprofit zoo that houses exotic animals for educational purposes, has scheduled several open zoo days at its Moapa facility. The zoo is scheduled to be open from 9 a.m. to 1 or 2 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 30, and Nov. 6, 11 and 20. Admission is $10. The Oct. 30 date includes special Boo With the Roos activities. Costumes (without masks) are welcome. Visit or call 467-3585.

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