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Henderson-area Events Community Calendar, Sept. 3-9, 2015


1. Las Vegas Takes to the Skies:The free lecture about the rise and development of aviation in Las Vegas from 1920 to the present day by Clark County Museum Administrator Mark Hall-Patton is part of the Las Vegas Stories series and is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.

2. Camp Ivivva Pop-Up Shop:The shop is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 3 near the splash pad and gazebo at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive, featuring Ivivva Las Vegas fashion inspired by active girls. A braid bar, a disc jockey, a photo booth, a yoga class and more are planned. Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/events.

3. Buckles and Barrels for Bailey Charity Barrel Race:The free annual event is set for Sept. 4-6 at the South Point Arena, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, beginning at 8 a.m. All proceeds from activities and vendors are slated to benefit the Spring Valley Hospital & Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit. Visit southpointarena.com/events or bucklesandbarrels4bailey.com.

4. Rob Schneider:The actor and comedian is scheduled to perform stand-up comedy at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4-6 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $35. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.


UBIT is a Four Letter Word: Houldsworth, Russo & Co. plans a breakfast briefing from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 3 at its offices, 8675 S. Eastern Ave. UBIT stands for unrelated business income tax. The event will include food and a discussion about common taxable activities encountered by nonprofits and avoiding or minimizing unrelated business income taxes. The event is free for clients and $35 for others. Register at trusthrc.com.

Classic movies: The outdoor films set to screen at 8 p.m. at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway are: Sept. 4, “Jaws”; Sept. 11, “Grease”; Oct. 9, “The Breakfast Club”; and Oct. 23, “The Goonies.” Tickets start at $6.50. Visit thehendersonpavilion.com.

Yard sale: The event is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road. Admission is free to shop. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-267-2950.

Drew Baker Band: The group plans to perform free from 8 p.m. to midnight Sept. 4 and 5 at the Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Visit jokerswildcasino.com.

Outdoor movies on The Green: Free outdoor movies are scheduled at dusk on The Green at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive. Attendees can bring lawn chairs and blankets. Upcoming films are: “Cinderella,” Sept. 5; “Wreck-It Ralph,” Sept. 12; “Paddington,” Sept. 19; and “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” Sept. 26. Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/events.

Rocky Mountain Gun Show: The exhibition is planned starting at 9 a.m. Sept. 5 and 6 in the Exhibit Hall at the South Point Arena & Equestrian Center, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Machinery, ammunition and apparel are slated to be on display. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointarena.com/exhibit-hall or rockymountaingunshow.com.

Flashback Feature: “Back to the Future” is set to be screened free at 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Pond, the adults-only pool at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/events.

Power of the Sun: The Springs Preserve is set to lead the program at 4 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Attendees can learn how the sun’s power was harnessed throughout history and how each part of the light spectrum affects people differently and how to adjust to it. Participants also will create a solar oven to bake a treat. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

Sunset Garden Club: The group plans to meet from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. A program titled Butterflies in Your Garden is planned. The event is free and open to the public. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

Free Cowabunga Bay entry: The city of Henderson is offering free Cowabunga Bay entry to city employees on Sept. 11. Guests of municipal employees are to be $9.99 for advance purchase and $14.99 the day of. Use promo code Henderson15 at cowabungabay.com. Through Sept. 4, the water park will also be granting any and all 2015 water park season holders free entry.

Prince Jonah Kuhio Ho’olaule’a & Pacific Islands Festival: The 25th annual event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 12 and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The free event will celebrate the Pacific Islander culture with the sights, sounds and smells of Hawaii, Tahiti and the Samoan Islands. Island-style entertainment, crafts and food are planned. Viisit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2171.

Doggie Paddle & Play Day: Dogs can go for a dip in the pool at the annual event, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Road. Registration is $10 per dog in advance or $15 at the door. Dogs weighing 30 pounds or less swim from 8 to 9:15 a.m.; dogs weighing 31 to 70 pounds swim from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. or from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; and dogs weighing 71 pounds or more swim from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Dogs must be canine- and people-friendly. Owners must supply proof of pet licensing and vaccinations from the city where the dog resides and are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. The pool will be drained, cleaned and closed for the fall and winter following the event. Register at cityofhenderson.com using activity code 436203 or at any city of Henderson recreation center or indoor pool.

Women’s car clinic: Imperial Auto & Truck Service Center, 1251 American Pacific Drive, plans to host the free event from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 15 for the first 15 women who register. The hands-on clinic will include training materials and cover general vehicle maintenance and how to tell when repairs are needed. Fifteen raffle prizes are set to be awarded. Five of the prizes are scheduled to offer the opportunity for winners to change the oil in their cars, with automotive supplies and equipment included. Certificates will be awarded following the clinic, slated to be held monthly on the second Tuesday after the inaugural Sept. 15 event. Call 702-568-4053 to register or visit imperialautoandtruck.com.


Project Playhouse Pet Edition: Nonprofit HomeAid Southern Nevada plans a fundraiser wtih pet houses on display through Sept. 13 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6611 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Activities include a raffle, pet adoptions and school field trips. The schedule includes: 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 4, opening event and pet parade; 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 9, elementary school field trip day; 2 to 8 p.m. Sept. 12, pet adoptions; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 13, raffle drawings. Visit vols.pt/MHQGug.

“Art”: The play by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sundays and 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays Sept. 4-20 in the Fischer Black Box at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call 702-362-7996.

Blick Art Demonstrations: Blick Art Materials plans to host a Better with Blick spotlight with staff artists giving demonstrations all day Sept. 4 and a live skateboard deck painting show and fundraiser featuring Push Forward Skateboarding all day Sept. 5 at its new retail store at 6300 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit dickblick.com/stores/promotions/newlasvegas.

“Breathe Onto the Mirror”: The exhibit by Jacqueline Ehlis is planned to run Sept. 4 through Nov. 8 at The Studio at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. An opening reception is planned from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 4. Ehlis is the chairwoman of the art department at Portland Community College, and her work incorporates the interaction of color, light and reflection, reminding the viewer that they are the vehicle that interprets and is part of the works through their reflection in the mirrors. Call 702-507-3631.

Guns’n’Hoses: Police officers and firefighters from across Southern Nevada are set to square off Sept. 5 in a friendly rivalry on the Peter Johann Soccer Field on the campus of UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The family-friendly event is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. with pre-soccer game activities, including K-9 and SWAT unit demonstrations, police car and fire truck displays, a search and rescue helicopter exhibit, CPR training and a children’s photo ID and fingerprinting station. Food will be for sale from food trucks on site. Bounce houses and face painting also are planned. The game is set for 7 p.m., with a ceremonial first kick from state Sen. Ruben Kihuen. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s K-9 Unit is set to entertain at halftime. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Injured Police Officers Fund and the Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation. Tickets are $5 for attendees 8 or older in advance and $7 at the gate. Children 7 or younger will be admitted free. Visit vegasfamilyevents.com.

Electrics Over Red Rock Festival: The Las Vegas Soaring Club plans a swap meet, barbecue and raffle during its first all-day, open electric flying festival set for Sept. 5 at the landing strip on the north side of West Charleston Boulevard between the last housing complex and the entrance to the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center. Flights are limited to electric power or glider aircraft. The $10 entry fee includes the barbecue and one raffle ticket. Pay at the gate or pre-purchase entry and raffle tickets at lvsoaringclub.org. Proceeds benefit the Bob Pickens Junior Pilot Program.

The Las Vegas Golf Show: The show — featuring more than 100 golf-related vendors promoting the latest in products, services and destinations — is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 5 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 at Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. A long putt challenge is planned for all ages and skill levels with a $10,000 prize up for grabs. Tickets are $10 at the door and $7 in advance online. Visit golfshowvegas.com.

LV Craft Shows: Shows are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 5, Oct. 17, Nov. 28 and Dec. 13 in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Admission is free. Visit silvertoncasino.com.

Butterfly Habitat: With weather cooling, the butterflies are expected to be back, and the Butterfly Habitat at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is slated to open from 10 a.m. to 3 pm. daily starting Sept. 5. Admission to the habitat is $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers. Visit springspreserve.org.

EMG Town Hall on Veterans Suicide: The town hall-style event is planned from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 5 at Lakeside Business Suites, 2620 Regatta Drive, Suite 102. The event is free, but RSVPs are recommended by calling 702-823-4364. Visit EMGcares.org.

Mount Charleston night hike: A night hike is planned from 8 to 9 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Spring Mountain Visitor Gateway, 2750 Kyle Canyon Road on Mount Charleston. Experience the Spring Mountains after dark and put your senses to the test to learn about the adaptations of nocturnal animals. Registration is required, and the cost is $5 per person for children and adults. The hike is rated easy, with mostly paved paths over small hills. Flashlights are suggested but not required. Register at gomtcharleston.com/register.html.

A.T.A. Registered Marathon Target Program: The shooting event is planned from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N. Decatur Blvd. Hosted by the complex and the Silver State Claybreakers, target cost is $28 per 100 targets plus various membership fees. Call 702-455-2000.

Labor Day BBQ and Concert: Siana King and her band are set to perform while the chefs at the Divine Cafe prepare brisket sliders, oysters, mini hot dogs, sweet corn, baked beans, pasta salad, desserts and more from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 in the amphitheater at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets are $17 for adults and $10 for children if purchased in advance or $22 and $13 at the door. Visit springspreserve.org.

Celebration of Mother Africa: African harp player Toumany Kouyate and his group Bountalo (Black Scorpion) are set to perform with guitarist King Ibu at 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. The Las Vegas Senegalese Association plans to provide authentic food after the show. Tickets are $15 for general admission at the front desk or clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration.

“Viva Verdi”: Metropolitan Opera baritone Daniel Sutin is set to star in this evening of arias and ensembles from shows such as “Aida,” “La Traviata,” “Il Trovatore” and “Rigoletto” in a performance set for 7 p.m. Sept. 9 in Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. He will be joined by Opera Las Vegas young artists, including sopranos Isabella Ivy, Marcie Ley and Sheronda McKee. Tickets are $89, $69 and $49. Call 702-749-2000 or visit thesmithcenter.com.

Super Summer Theatre: The season-closing “Lend Me A Tenor” is set for 7:05 p.m. Sept. 10-26 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Parking is set to open at 5 p.m., and meadow seating at 6 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or rent a chair in general admission grass seating. Picnics are welcome, and concessions are sold. Tickets are $12 in advance and are available at showtix4u.com. A limited number of tickets may be available at the gate for $20. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

Theater Classes: Super Summer Theatre is expanding with plans to offer fall theater classes in its studio space at 4340 Valley View St., Suite 204. Upcoming offerings include classes in auditioning, performing and stage combat. Sessions for adults and youths 11 to 15 are slated to start in September. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

Wet’n’Wild celebrates veterans: On Sept. 12 and 13, the Salute To Our Heroes promotion is set to offer free general admission to active members of the U.S. military, veterans and first responders, including active-duty police, sheriff, highway patrol, firefighters, EMTs and paramedics. To receive a complimentary ticket, guests must show a valid ID or badge. Attendees may also purchase up to six discounted admission tickets for family members at $19.99 per ticket. Call 702-979-1600 or visit wetnwildlasvegas.com.

Literature to Life: A free workshop is set for 2 p.m. and a free stage presentation of “The Secret Life of Bees” by Sue Monk Kidd for 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Teachers and students are encouraged to attend the workshop presented by Nevada Humanities and the city of Las Vegas, in association with Young Audiences New York. The Literature to Life stage presentation will be performed by Lily Balsen. Seating is limited for the workshop, so advance registration is required by emailing bahowell@nevadahumanities.org or by calling 702-800-4670. Questions and a discussion are set to follow the stage presentation. Call 702-229-2787.

Bite of Las Vegas: The 18th annual food and music event is planned from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept 12 at Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Concerts by Third Eye Blind, Lifehouse, Andy Grammer, Need to Breathe and Hilary Duff are planned, along with food from area restaurants. Advance tickets start at $18.50, and tickets at the gate will be $35. Children 6 or younger will be admitted free. Visit mix941fm.cbslocal.com/show/bite-of-las-vegas.

Picnic by Design: The event, hosted by The Center in partnership with Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 12 at Symphony Park, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Before the event, designers will create over-the-top picnic baskets to be sold online to the Las Vegas community. On Sept. 12, guests who have purchased a basket can enjoy a picnic dinner experience using their basket. All proceeds are to benefit The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, 401 S. Maryland Parkway, and the foundation. Visit thecenterlv.org/picnic or call 702-802-5403.

Lucky Duck Family Festival: The Foundation for Positively Kids’ 15th annual festival is planned from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 19 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is free, and events throughout the day are set to include family activities, a dance-a-thon, children’s games, characters and classic cars. All proceeds will benefit Positively Kids’ programs for medically fragile children in Clark County. Attendees can adopt a rubber duck for $5, or a Quack Pack of six ducks for $25, for a chance to win a grand prize of $500,000 at the 4 p.m. duck pluck, where 5,000 rubber ducks will float in the pond at Town Square. Learn more about adopting a duck by visiting duckrace.com/lasvegas. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, call Tilda Silao at 619-888-5301.

Show Your Heart Run: The 5K race and 1.7-mile fun walk are set to benefit the Children’s Heart Foundation Sept. 19 at Kellogg-Zaher Park, 7901 W. Washington Ave. Festivities are set to start at 6:30 a.m. with a warm-up and announcements to be followed by the 5K start at 7 a.m., with the fun walk to follow. Fees are $45 for the 5K and $10 for the walk. All runners receive a custom medal, a bib and D-tag for timing. Packet pick-up is available from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Boca Park REI or prior to the race. Visit chfn.org or call 702-967-3522.

Tennis classes: Tennis classes for youths and adults conducted by the Nevada Tennis Association are planned for Mondays Sept. 14-Oct. 19 and Nov. 2-Dec. 7 at W. Wayne Bunker Family Park, 7351 W. Alexander Road; Tuesdays Sept. 15-Oct. 20 and Nov. 3-Dec. 8 at Garehime Heights Park, 3901 N. Campbell Road; Thursdays Sept. 17-Oct. 22 and Nov. 5-Dec. 17 at Mountain Ridge Park, 7151 Oso Blanco Road; and Saturdays Sept. 19-Oct. 24 and Nov. 7-Dec. 19 at Sunny Springs Park, 3801 Golden Talon Ave. Weekday times and fees for each six-week session are, for ages 5 to 8, $42, 4 to 4:30 p.m.; ages 9 to 12, $60, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; teens, $60, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; and adults, $60, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday times and fees are ages 5 to 8, $42, 9 to 9:30 a.m.; ages 9 to 12, $60, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; teens, $60, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; and adults, $60, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call USTA Nevada at 702-792-8384 or visit ustanevada.com.

Brazilian Outdoor Festival: The second annual Brazilian Outdoor Festival is planned from 4 to 10 p.m. Sept. 20 at Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road. A celebration of Brazilian Independence Day and a showcase of the culture and cuisine of Brazil, the event is set to feature live entertainment with bands, samba dancers and Capoeira performances, along with traditional Brazilian food and drinks. The event will benefit Opportunity Village. Guaranteed no-wait entry on the day of the event tickets are $10 through Sept. 13. General admission will be $12 after that date. Limited VIP preferred seating tickets are available upon request, with access to a menu of complimentary dishes during the event. Children 12 or younger will be admitted free. For tickets, visit the restaurant or viabrasilsteakhouse.com. For more information, call 702-804-1400.

Look inside “Ka”: Cirque du Soleil invites visitors and locals to get an inside look at “Ka,” as it reveals the history, background and science behind the show in free Ka Theatre Spectacular open houses scheduled for 11 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The open houses will highlight the work, inspiration and technology used in the $165 million production. Call 702-891-7940.

Chorus Singers sought: The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society has openings in both the Musical Arts Chorus & Orchestra and the Musical Arts Singers choral ensemble. To audition, visit snmas.com or call Dr. Douglas R. Peterson at 702-451-6672 for an appointment.

Register for the upcoming Las Vegas Hemophilia Walk and 5K: The Nevada chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation is registering participants for the Sept. 26 Hemophilia Walk and 5K at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. All walkers or runners who collect more than $25 in walk pledges will receive a 2015 Hemophilia Walk T-shirt. There is no fee to register. Visit hemophilia.org.


Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine: Tickets for the concernt are scheduled to go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 4. Performances are planned for 9 and 11:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Club Madrid inside Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $25, $35 or $45 and can be purchased at any Station Casinos Rewards Center, by visiting sclv.com/concerts or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com. Attendees must be 21 or older. Visit richardcheese.com.

Emergency Kit Cook-Off: The free event is slated from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Attendees can celebrate National Preparedness Month with a cooking competition that challenges local government officials to prepare gourmet dishes using items and food from a 72-hour emergency supply kit. The purpose of the event is to teach residents the importance of emergency preparedness. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2272.

Free gardening classes: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners are set to lead the sessions this month, set for 9 a.m. at Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., in partnership with the city of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department. The schedule is: Sept. 12, Getting Started as a Desert Gardener, covering the basics of irrigation, watering, soil preparation of the caliche, soil and salts; Sept. 19, Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Las Vegas, addressing how to grow garlic, asparagus, broccoli and root vegetables; Sept. 26, Roses — A Second Blush of Bloom, dealing with how to make roses a better part of your landscape. Registration is requested by visiting cityofhenderson.com/parks and clicking “online registration.” Master Gardeners also plan to man an Ask a Master Gardener table on class days.

Staying Alive Bee Gees tribute: The event is set at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11-13 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Paradise Pointe Park grand opening: The city of Henderson plans the celebration at 9 a.m. Sept. 12 at 15 Archer Glen Ave. City officials are set to attend the event, slated to include basketball activities and refreshments. A free valet is scheduled to be available for residents who ride their bicycles to the event. The 5-acre park features a playground, a basketball court, open turf, horseshoe pits, a skate element, tetherball and a covered picnic area with barbecues. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-4000.

Joey Diaz: The comedian is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18-20 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Gardening in Small Places classes at The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension: Classes are to be at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Upcoming dates are Sept. 19, native plants; Oct. 3, tree selection; and Nov. 21, growing fruit at home. Class space is limited, and preregistration is required. There is a $25 fee for each class, which includes class materials. Contact Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or 702-257-5573.

“One Night Fever”: Bee Gee Fever plans to perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $19.99, $24.99 and $29.99 and can be purchased at the M box office, by phone at 800-745-3000 or at ticketmaster.com. Visit beegeefever.com or themresort.com.

George Thorogood & The Destroyers: The band is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept 19 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $23.50. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

Frankie Avalon: The singer is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25-27 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

The Las Vegas Jazz Festival: The event is planned from 3:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 25, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 26 and noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Performers are set to include Erykah Badu, Toni Braxton, Anthony Hamilton and the Isley Brothers. Tickets start at $55 and a three-day pass at $165. Visit lvjazzfestival.com.

TEAL Fight Night: The fundraiser for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund is set for 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at Elixir – A Local Lounge, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway. TEAL stands for take early action and live. A silent auction, raffle prizes and entertainment are planned at the event. Attendees must be 21 or older. Visit elixirlounge.net.

Lani Misalucha: The singer is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $42. Visit themresort.com/entertainment.

Sunset Songwriting Festival: SongTown and Nashville Unplugged have partnered to launch the event, slated from 3 to 10 p.m. Oct. 9, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 10 and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Oct. 11 at Club Madrid inside Sunset Station. The festival aims to help songwriters, publishers and producers connect and is set to feature workshops, performances, networking opportunities and more. Ticket packages start at $199 and are available at sunsetsongwritingfestival.com.

Home for the Holidays: The 14th annual Habitat for Humanities fundraiser is slated from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 16 at Ken and Michelle Alber’s home, 591 Lairmont Place. Hors d’oeuvres and entertainment are planned, and the cost is $175. Email cathy@lasvegashabitat, call 702-638-6477, ext. 105, or visit lasvegashabitat.org.

The Henderson Saddle Association fundraising event: The event is set from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at the stables, 6490 Wiesner Way. It is set to include rodeo performances, food, raffles, contests, carnival rides, a petting zoo and live music. Admission is $5 per person or $20 for groups of four or more. Proceeds are set to benefit the Basic High School students injured at a desert bonfire in June 2014. Visit hendersonsaddleclub.com.

Craig Wayne Boyd: The season seven champion of NBC’s “The Voice” is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 6 at Club Madrid inside Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $20, $25 and $30 and are available at any Station Casinos Reward Center, by visiting sclv.com/concerts or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com. Attendees younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.

Martin Nievera: The singer is set to perform at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $32. Visit themresort.com/entertainment.


Live acoustic jams: The free event for adults is scheduled at 6 p.m. every Tuesday through September at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Attendees can play and sing old-time folk and blues music and meet other musicians. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

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