What: The Nevada Open Road Challenge takes place in Ely. The international event is recognized by the Guinness World Book of Records and takes place every May and September. Nevada closes down 90 miles of state Route 318 and more than 200 drivers from around the world participate. Through Sunday.
What: APs Grill and Tavern Friday Cruise Night. Food and drink specials, free drawings and giveaways, music.
Where: 1231 American Pacific Drive, Henderson
When: 6-9 p.m.
What: Morning ride and concert to benefit Michael Araujo, who was critically injured in 2009 by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. All proceeds go to Michael’s family. $20.
Where: Motorcycle Trike Toys, 470 N. Boulder Highway, Henderson
When: Morning ride takes off at 9 a.m. Bands play 1-10 p.m.
What: Farmer Boys Restaurant Saturday Night Cruise. Half-off discount for car owners. DJ music, awards, drawings and giveaways, all cars welcome.
Where: 5847 S. Decatur Blvd.
When: 6-9 p.m.
What: NASCAR Camping World Series driver autograph session, which serves as a prelude to the Smith’s 350 Camping World Truck Series race that takes place Sept. 25 at Las Vegas motor Speedway. Drivers scheduled to participate include Todd Bodine, Johnny Sauter, David Starr, Jeffrey Earnhardt and others. First 200 fans will receive free tickets to the race. Tickets to Smith’s 350 are now on sale through the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Where: Stratosphere, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. South
When: Radio remote begins at 6:30 p.m. Drawing for driver merchandise starts at 9 p.m.
Info: For tickets, call 644-4444 or visit lvms.com
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