THE WEEK’S BEST BETS
1. Super Summer Theatre: The final show of the season, “Lend Me A Tenor,” is planned for 7:05 p.m. through Sept. 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.
2. Asian Heritage Celebration:Food, a children’s lantern parade, traditional musical and dance performances and more are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children. Visit springspreserve.org.
3. Zombie Bash: Zombie cocktails, post-apocalyptic train and carousel rides, a zombie costume contest, zombie makeovers and entertainment from Zombie Burlesque are on the agenda for the inaugural adults-only bash set for 8 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. Tickets are $50 each or $90 per couple, which includes two drinks each. VIP tickets, which include open bar from 9:30 to 11 p.m. and entry into a VIP party section and more, are $140 each. Visit zombiebashlv.com.
4. “Billy Topit Master Magician”: A world premiere of a film produced and directed by and starring Lance Burton, with a script by Burton and Michael Goudeau, is scheduled at 6 p.m. Sept. 26 at Brenden Theatres in the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Red carpet arrivals are set to begin at 4 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at varietysn.org. The event is set to raise funds for Variety The Children’s Charity of Southern Nevada, the Las Vegas Shriners and the Nevada SPCA. Visit lanceburton.com.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Avoid being a victim: Wade Barnhart of the Clark County Park Police is set to talk about staying safe from fraud and other personal crimes from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24 at the West Flamingo Senior Center, 6255 W. Flamingo Road. The $2 activity fee includes a light lunch. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
“Faded Glory”: An exhibit by artist Rafael Blanco is set to be on display Sept. 24 through Jan. 9 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Visit artslasvegas.org.
Haunted Casting: A casting call for the Asylum and Hotel Fear haunted houses is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in the parking lot of Meadows Mall, 4300 Meadows Lane. The haunted houses are set to be open from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays through Saturdays and 6:30 through 10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, Oct. 2-31. Visit lasvegashaunts.com.
Silent auction: Bonanza High School, 6665 Del Rey Ave., is planning its Inaugural Alumni Social and Silent Auction set from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26. The guest speaker is to be be class of ’81 graduate Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison. The evening is to include yearbooks and school memorabilia and sports memorabilia. Entertainment is to be provided by the BHS Orchestra and the BHS choir. There will also be a silent auction. Tickets are $35. Visit eventbrite.com.
Oliver Dragojevic: The Croatian pop star is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $69. Visit palms.com.
Outdoor Saturday Movie Series: The Southern Highlands Community Association plans to screen films for residents in Goett Family Park, 11024 Southern Highlands Parkway. Films show at dusk or about 8 p.m. “Guardians of the Galaxy” is set for Sept. 26. Blankets and picnics are welcome. Admission is free. Visit southernhighlandshoa.com.
Music Discussion Group: The group is set to listen to and discuss music spanning different artists, genres, musical periods and themes from 4 to 5 p.m. Sept 27 in the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Participation is free. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-6030.
“The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (Abridged)”: Michael Forsch, Matthew Snyder and Steven Sokulski are set to play all of the parts in 37 dramas in less than two hours during the SRO Productions comedy performance set for 2 p.m. Sept 27 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $20. Visit srolv.com.
“Clybourne Park”: Performances of the contemporary drama directed by Lysander Abadia are scheduled at 2 p.m Sundays and 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays through Sept. 27 on the main stage at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call 702-362-7996.
“A Joyful Perspective”: An exhibit of paintings by John Trimble reflecting on the spirituality, strength and beauty of black women is scheduled to be on display through Sept. 29 in the Spring Valley Library art gallery, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Admission is free. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3820.
Business Bus Tour: NAIOP Southern Nevada, a commercial real estate development association, plans to bring back its bus tour designed to take business leaders through the area’s major development projects. The popular tour, which has been on hiatus throughout the recession, is set to begin with lunch at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road, at noon Oct. 8 and end around 4 p.m. NAIOP members can reserve a seat for $75 and nonmembers for $95 through Sept. 30. Visit naiopnv.org or call 702-798-7194.
Egypt-Photographs of Everyday Life”: The Armand Thomas exhibit is set to be on display Oct. 1 through Feb. 9 in the gallery of the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
Spring Mountain docent classes: The Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Docent Organization is seeking volunteers. New classes are set to start Oct. 10. Call 702-355-9341 or email email@example.com.
Nevada Welcomes the World: A new exhibit, featuring the Nevada pavilion designs of Frederick DeLongchamps featured in San Francisco and San Diego’s 1915 world expositions, is on display at the Nevada State Museum inside the Springs Preserve, 309 S. Valley View Blvd. The exhibit includes artifacts, costumes, manuscripts and memorabilia that offer a peek into the past. Adult admission is $9.95, which includes access to the Springs Preserve. Visit museums.nevadaculture.org/nsmlv-home.
“Hot, Dry and Inked”: An exhibit of Las Vegas tattoo art and objects is scheduled to be on display through Jan. 10 in the gallery in the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visit springspreserve.org.
Butterfly Habitat: With weather cooling, the butterflies are back, and the Butterfly Habitat at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is slated to be open from 10 a.m. to 3 pm. daily. Admission to the habitat is $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers. Visit springspreserve.org.
WORTH A DRIVE
50th Western reunion:Western High School’s class of 1965 plans to host its 50th reunion Oct. 16 and 17 at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. Call Kathy Keller at 702-736-3155 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Public Lands Day: On Sept. 26, Friends of Nevada Wilderness, partnering with the U.S. Forest Service, is hosting a restoration project in Clark County for Southern Nevadans who want to give back to their public lands on this national day of service. Participants will be volunteering in historic Mountain Springs, along state Route 160 roughly 31 miles west of Las Vegas, to protect Native American and European settlement sites. In an effort to protect the sensitive historic and prehistoric sites that surround the springs in the area, Friends of Nevada Wilderness is seeking volunteers to help with naturalizing vehicle incursions into Rainbow Mountain Wilderness. Those interested in joining the project scan visit nevadawilderness.org/calendar_of_events or call the Friends of Nevada Wilderness’ office at 702-515-5417.
Rose Festival: The festival and meet-and-greet sponsored by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society are scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Free tours of the demonstration rose garden will be offered beginning at 5 p.m. The extension’s social horticulturist specialist, Angela O’Callaghan, is set to be on hand, along with Master Gardener volunteers. Cut and potted roses will be on display in classrooms B and C. The extension and rose society are collaborating on education meetings planned throughout the fall. Call 702-257-5555 or email email@example.com.
BLM, Red Rock Canyon: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Nevada Naturalist program event is slated from 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, as part of a lecture series. Kate Sorom, interpretive park ranger at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, plans to provide an overview of the Bureau of Land Management and discuss some of the educational and interpretive programs that are available regarding public lands. Contact Denise Parsons at 702-948-5906 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Super Run Classic Car Show: The 16th annual event is planned Sept. 24-27 in the Water Street District, featuring 1,000 vehicles, including hot rods, muscle cars and vintage automobiles from across the nation. A kickoff for the free event is slated from noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway, and festivities are set to start at 10 a.m. Sept. 25-27. Entertainment is slated to include local country band Crossroad South at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St. Also planned is a pancake breakfast benefiting the nonprofit Honor Flight of Southern Nevada, along with a bounce house, a mini Ferris wheel, a book signing by local race car drivers and automotive vendors and exhibitors. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2171.
Charity Golf Tournament: The Clark County Association of Health Underwriters plans its eighth annual golf tournament for Sept. 24 at Siena Golf Club, 10575 Siena Monte Ave., to benefit the Foundation for Positively Kids. Registration and check-in are planned from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. A barbecue lunch and charity raffle are planned from 12:30 to 2 p.m. The cost is $175 for individuals, $325 for a twosome and $650 for a foursome. Call 702-575-4090 or email committee chairman Luis Maceira at email@example.com.
Decorating from Top to Bottom with Thom Filicia: Tickets for this conversational presentation by former “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” interior design expert Thom Filicia are available for the event scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway, No. 2203. The event is set to include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction with proceeds benefiting the Las Vegas Philharmonic and the Interior Design Society. Tickets are $50 at the door or $45 in advance. Visit lvphil.org.
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.
“Anything Goes”: Broadway Bound and Studio One’s Summerlin Dance Academy plan to present “Anything Goes” by Cole Porter through Sept. 26 in the theater at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $15. Visit broadwayboundlv.com.
Women’s workshops: Motivational speaker, author and former police sergeant Debra Gauthier is set to teach women how to live fearlessly at 1 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. At 2:30 p.m. the same day at the library, investment adviser representative Supra Plows will seek to educate, inspire and empower women to become knowledgeable about financial matters. Registration for the events is required by visiting mypubliclibrary.com or calling 702-207-4261.
Heritage Harvest Festival: The all-ages event is planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road. Attendees can expect a craft fair with more than 30 vendors, bounce houses, face painting, carnival-style games, cotton candy, popcorn and raffles. A petting zoo is slated from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and the Western-themed band Mama’s Wranglers is set to perform from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A senior health fair with informational booths and vendors also is planned, with free health screenings available for people 50 or older. Admission is free, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2950.
Healthy Kids Festival: The fourth annual event is set to mark Childhood Obesity Awareness Month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at Paradise Park, 4775 McLeod Drive. Sponsored by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s All 4 Kids Program and the Clark County Parks and Recreation Department, the free festival is set to include information about healthy eating and activity choices, healthy eating demonstrations, music and entertainment, games, sports exhibitions and signups, dance and Zumba. Call 702-940-5437 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Poet Laureate-led writers’ workshop: A Writers’ Workshop by the Poet Laureate of the United States, Juan Felipe Herrera, is planned at 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Call 702-507-3400.
MDA Muscle Walk: The walk is slated for Sept. 26 at The Green at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Registration is set to begin at 7 a.m. and the walk at 8:30 a.m. Visit musclewalkmda.org/lasvegas2015.
The 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.
Southern Nevada Bluegrass Music Society: “An Evening of Country and Bluegrass” is set for 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12. Visit scscai.com or call 702-240-1301.
Seeking Justice Through Art — A Convergence of Creatives: The conference is planned from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave. The Left of Center Art Gallery plans to present the symposium to bring together social justice scholars, activists, community nonprofits and artists to discuss contemporary social justice issues and how to incorporate them into an artist’s practice. The goal is to encourage utilizing art as a means for social change. Admission is free and open to the public. To register, visit bit.ly/1E3Ephe. For information, call Vicki Richardson at 702-647-7378 or email email@example.com.
National Public Lands Day Volunteer Event: The volunteer event is slated from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Spring Mountain Visitor Gateway, 2750 Kyle Canyon Road on Mount Charleston. Participants are invited to eat breakfast, listen to a nature talk and partake in a low-key service project. Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday and Huckleberry Park Grand Opening: The event is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at Huckleberry Park, 10325 Farm Road, inside the Providence master-planned community. The grand opening ceremony is set for 10 a.m. and is to include a special dedication to fallen police officer and Providence resident Igor Soldo. The event will feature free frozen treats from Meadow Gold, ice cream-eating contests, bounce houses, a petting zoo, booths and more. Attendees are invited to bring new or gently used books for the nonprofit Spread the Word Nevada, which promotes literacy in Nevada children. Visit providencelv.com.
Red Rock Pro Open: The United States Tennis Association’s Women’s $50,000 Pro Circuit tournament is scheduled for Sept. 27-Oct. 4 at Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive. A free Kids Day is planned for Sept. 27, sponsored by Sunrise Children’s Hospital with a special guest appearance by Brando Christo, author and creator of the children’s tennis book “Buddy The Ball.” Visit redrockproopen.com/schedule.
Veterans to Meet: The Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Murray L. Rosen Post 64, plans to host a Jewish New Year’s open house and free continental breakfast at its regular monthly meeting, set for 9:30 a.m. Sept. 27 in the Fairway Rooms on the second floor of the tower at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The event will honor 90-year-old World War II veteran members Gil Boscoe, Herb Cohen, Abe Efros, Gil Fogel and Sam Gurlitz. The slated guest speaker is Dr. Sondra Cosgrove of the College of Southern Nevada’s Deptartment of History, who is an expert on Nevada and U.S. Western history, Native American history, Latin American history, culture and politics. Also scheduled is magician Erik Feldman. A short business meeting will follow. To RSVP, contact Helen Groner at 702-367-0145.
Ride For Kids: The 11th annual event to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation is planned for Sept. 27, with registration set from 8 to 9:45 a.m. at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The suggested minimum donation to ride is $40 per motorcycle. All participants will receive free beverages and lunch. A drawing will be held for a new Honda motorcycle as well as other prizes. Riders will travel from the speedway beginning at 10 a.m., rain or shine, and head south on the 215 Beltway to Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, for lunch, a Celebration of Life ceremony and entertainment. Visit rideforkids.org.
Solo Strips: The fifth annual event is set to feature entertainers baring it all on stage to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Aid for AIDS of Nevada at midnight Sept. 28 inside Spiegelworld’s Absinthe tent on the forecourt of Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South. A limited number of advance tickets are $20 at afanlv.org. Regular priced tickets are $25, and VIP tickets are $40 and include priority seating and a signed poster from cast members. The show is for those 21 or older.
Uncensored Voices, Celebrating Your Freedom to Read: The event, co-sponsored by the ACLU of Nevada, UNLV Libraries Curriculum Materials Library and Cockroach Theatre, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Las Vegas Review-Journal political columnist Steve Sebelius and a panel of educators and experts are set to discuss the current state of censorship in Nevada. In addition, a staged reading of challenged and banned books will be presented throughout the evening. A reception is set to follow the reading. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
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.
Las Vegas Stories: Danielle Kelly, former executive director of the Neon Museum, plans to present the free talk “Betty Willis and Her ‘Fabulous’ Signs” at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Jewel Box Theater at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The presentation is part of the library’s monthly Las Vegas Stories series examining the history of Las Vegas. Willis designed the iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign, as well as signs for Moulin Rouge and the Blue Angel Motel. The multimedia lecture will delve into her life and work as a visual artist and graphic designer. Call 702-507-3459 or visit lvccld.org.
Blue Party: Goodwill of Southern Nevada’s second annual Blue Party is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 in the courtyard of the World Market Center, 475 S. Grand Central Parkway. The event will feature original runway fashions created by local designers using clothes purchased at local Goodwill stores, live performances by David Perrico’s Pop Strings Orchestra with special guest Frankie Scinta, and TAO Group resident DJ Wendi Cakes. Live painting with artists from Jana’s RedRoom, silent and live auctions, vendor booths, and drinks provided by Wirtz Beverage Nevada also are planned. Doors are set to open at 5 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Standing/general admission tickets start at $35, and include one free drink ticket. For advance tickets, visit goodwillblueparty.vegas. General admission will be $40 at the door. Guests are encouraged to wear blue. All proceeds raised benefit Goodwill of Southern Nevada.
The third annual Improv Goblet Festival: The event featuring workshops and performances is scheduled for Oct. 2 and 3 at the Baobab Stage Theatre at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Performances are set from 8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 2 and 3. Tickets are $10. Workshops are to be hosted by visiting improv troupes and cost $20 each. The Louisville Improvisors are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Bearded Men are scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m., Jet Eveleth is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m., and Bear Supply are scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit tinyurl.com/improvg, baobabstage.com or call 702-202-8010.
National Public Lands Day: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area plans to celebrate National Public Lands Day from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Red Spring/Calico Basin, where volunteers are needed to help restore the Red Spring boardwalk and to clean trails. Friends of Red Rock Canyon plans to provide morning snacks, swag, beverages and lunch. Meet at the Red Spring Picnic Area at Calico Basin Road. Registration is limited, so sign up early. To volunteer, email your full name to email@example.com.
Fall garden tours: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners plan to offer the free tours, with the next one planned for 10 a.m. Oct. 3 on the topic of trees at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. The Nov. 21 topic is 50 Shades of Green. Attendees must meet in the courtyard. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 702-257-5555.
P3Studio artist-in-residence: Shantell Martin presents her “Record & Play” exhibit through Oct. 11 in the PS3Studio at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Guests can share their story and listen to the stories of others. Hours are from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/experience/art.aspx.
“The Book of Mormon”: The musical is set to return to Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., through Oct. 18, with performances set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets start at $36. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2000.
Tennis classes: Tennis classes for youths and adults conducted by the Nevada Tennis Association are planned for Mondays through Oct. 19 and Nov. 2-Dec. 7 at W. Wayne Bunker Family Park, 7351 W. Alexander Road; Tuesdays through Oct. 20 and Nov. 3-Dec. 8 at Garehime Heights Park, 3901 N. Campbell Road; Thursdays through Oct. 22 and Nov. 5-Dec. 17 at Mountain Ridge Park, 7151 Oso Blanco Road; and Saturdays through 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.
“Breathe Onto the Mirror”: The exhibit by Jacqueline Ehlis is planned to run through Nov. 8 at The Studio at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. 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.
“The Art of Craft”: The exhibit is set to run through Dec. 6 in the art gallery at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. A variety of different mediums will be displayed, including fused glass, textiles, paper crafts, jewelry, original paintings, mixed media and original photography. Visit lasvegascraftersguild.com, lvccld.org or call 702-507-3860.
Greek Food Fest: The 43rd annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival, an event packed with traditional greek foods, music, dance and a carnival, is scheduled from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 1; 3 to 11 p.m. Oct. 2; noon to 11 p.m. Oct. 3; noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 4 at the St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 El Camino Road. Admission is $6 for adults and free for children 12 or younger. Active military personnel and their immediate family also will be admitted free. Off-site parking with free shuttles is planned. Visit lasvegasgreekfestival.com.
Free museum entrance: Bank of America invites cardholders to explore a selection of Southern Nevada museums free on Oct. 3 and 4. Cardholders with Bank of America, U.S. Trust, or Merrill Lynch can visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place; the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North; or the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., free with presentation of the card. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.
“Three Classic Fairy Tales” presented by Disney Live!: The live stage show featuring Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy on a journey through fairy tales is scheduled at 6 p.m. Oct. 2, and 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. Oct. 3 and 4 in the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $20. Visit orleansarena.com or call 702-284-7777.
“Pirates: Myth and Merriment”: A new live show featuring lessons and facts about the pirate’s life at sea with pirate songs and more is planned at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. weekends Oct. 3 through Nov. 29 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The show is free with paid admission. For an additional $5, guests can dress up like pirates and pose for pictures. Visit springspreserve.org.
Junkfest: Crafters and recyclers are slated to participate alongside appraisers at the festival slated from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 3 at Not Just Antiques Mart, 1422 Western Ave. Appraisals are $5 each. Visit notjustantiquesmart.com.
Sips 4 Scholarships: A benefit for Good Samaritan Christian Academy is set to include live jazz music, food, wine, and silent and live auctions from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 3 at the 8425 Windmill Lane school. Tickets are $15. Visit newhopechristianacademylv.org or call 702-407-6749.
Grapes & Hops Festival: The food, wine and beer celebration is slated from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets are $100 for VIP admission at 4 p.m. and $41 for general admission if paid for in advance. Designated drivers can enjoy food samplings for $25. Visit springspreserve.org.
Community Yard Sale: The Mountain’s Edge Fall Community Garage Sale is scheduled to feature more than 70 homeowners selling goods from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 3 in the parking lot of Exploration Peak Park, 9700 Buffalo Drive, with another 150 homeowners throughout the community expected to sell items from their homes. Maps to participating homes are to be available in the park. Goodwill of Southern Nevada is set to have a truck on site from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to collect unsold items and donations.
Auditions: Actors ages 8 or older are invited to audition for the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre’s production of “A Year with Frog and Toad” at 1 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. A prepared song and dressing to dance is recommended. Performances are slated for Dec. 4-13. Visit artslasvegas.org or cal 702-229-6553.
Great Garage & Antique Sale: The event featuring around 100 sellers, foot trucks and children’s activities is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 pm. Oct 3 in the parking lot of the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Admission is free. For $5, patrons can get in an hour early. Vendor booths are $50. Visit silvertoncasino.com.
Spook-tacular Kids Fashion Show: Neiman Marcus is slated to present the fashion show from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 4 in the events center at the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. The event is set to include themed activities and children’s couture. For ticket prices, contact Marnie Gambit at email@example.com or 702-880-4032.
Psychic Evening: Best known for starring on the TLC cable show “Long Island Medium,” psychic medium Theresa Caputo is set to give live audience member readings and to talk about her life at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39.75. Visit orleansarena.com or call 702-284-7777.
Beta Sigma Phi City Council: The women’s group plans to meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. Meetings are usually held the first Monday of each month. Call 702-645-6666.
Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza: The 16th annual benefit for Nathan Adelson Hospice’s pediatric program and families in need program is scheduled to include wine tastings and food samplings and live and silent auctions from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8 at Gaudin Porsche, 6800 Redwood St. Guests must be 21 or older. Tickets are $75. Visit nah.org or call Stephanie Forbes at 702-938-3910.
HallOVeen: Visitors of all ages are invited to see the Magical Forest’s walkthroughs and rides transformed into a spooky land of goblins and ghosts from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 9-Nov. 1, at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. The last week of October, the attraction is set to be open from 5:30 to 9 p.m. nightly. Nov. 1 is set to feature a Day of the Dead theme. Admission is $11.99 for adults and $9.99 for children. Ride wristbands are $12, or individual ride tickets are $3. Combination passes are $21.99 for adults and $17.99 for children. Two free admission tickets are available to patrons who donate five bags of unwrapped candy. Visit opportunityvillage.org.
Gregg Allman: The singer, songwriter and co-founder of The Allman Brothers Band is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $39. Visit palms.com.
Monopoly Tournament: The Adoption Exchange plans a fundraiser honoring Dr. Tony and Renee Marlon from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 10 at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Festivities are set to include a silent auction, a cocktail reception, dinner and a one-hour Monopoly tournament with prizes for first, second and third place. Player passes start at $50. Call 702-436-6335 or visit adoptex.org/monopoly.
Shelby & Tieg: The six-piece folk/pop band from Sunland, Calif., is set to present a free, all-ages concert at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Drive. Bring blankets or low-back chairs for the outdoor performance. No glass containers or pets are permitted. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-3514.
Jamey Johnson: The four-time Grammy Award-winning country artist is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11 in The Orleans showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39.95. Visit oreanscasino.com.
The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson: The group is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets start at $29. Visit silvertoncasino.com.
Walk With a Doc: A free presentation on breast health is scheduled for 8 a.m. Oct. 15 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Upcoming programs are set to feature healthy holiday eating on Nov. 19, and coping with holiday stress on Dec. 17. Visit umcsn.com.
Encore Award for Clint Holmes: The Nevada School of the Arts is set to honor Holmes with an Encore Award for Musical Excellence at a musical celebration with honorary guests George and Kathy Garlock at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 in Ghostbar at The Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. The event is set to feature string instrument performances by students, faculty members and guest performers as well as hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Tickets are $250 in advance. Call 702-384-2787.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament of Champions: Children in grades 4-12 are invited to bring their own cards and duel from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
LV Craft Shows: Shows are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 17, Nov. 28 and Dec. 13 in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Admission is free. Visit silvertoncasino.com.
Odyssey’s Shipwreck! Pirates & Treasure: Find out what it’s like to be a shipwreck explorer, the captain of a sinking ship or a pirate on the run in the visiting interactive exhibit scheduled to be on display Oct. 18 through Jan. 31 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visit springspreserve.org.
“Casa Valentina”: The play directed by Walter Niejadlik is set to run Oct. 23-Nov. 8 at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Those interested in being a tech volunteer or stage manager are invited to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monster Masquerade: An adults-only evening of mystery and mayhem with train rides, a carousel, drinks and entertainment is scheduled from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 24 in the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. Tickets are $75 each or $120 for two. Each ticket includes two drinks. VIP tickets, which include open bar from 9:30 to 11 p.m. and more, are $170. Entry in the costume contest is $10. Visit opportunityvillage.org.
Sugar skulls: A workshop for beginning and intermediate level artists ages 7 or older is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.
Kris Kristofferson and John Prine: The co-headliners plan a concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $49. Visit palms.com.
Freaky Funk Halloween Bash: Con Fun Shun, DJ R.O.B. and the Funk All Stars are set to be featured in a 21-or-older show at 8 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets start at $29. A dance after party is set for 10 p.m. Visit silvertoncasino.com.
Fall suit drive: The United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council plans to host its annual one-day suit drive from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6 in the parking lot of NV Energy, 6226 W. Sahara Ave. Donate suits and other professional items including dresses, shoes, handbags and jewelry for women in need. The drive helps women prepare for career opportunities and gain confidence to succeed during job interviews and in the workplace. Donations will benefit United Way-accredited agencies with back-to-work programs for women. Gently used and/or professional attire should be clean and on a hanger. Drive-through donations can be made. Visit uwsn.org/wlc.
“Yellow Face”: The play, to be directed by Rommel Pacson, is set to run Nov. 6-22 in the Black Box at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Those interested in being a tech volunteer or stage manager are invited to email email@example.com.
Humanitarian Work Day: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints plans to host a Humanitarian Work Day from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Las Vegas Stake Chapel, 3400 W. Charleston Blvd. Volunteers are needed to work on sewing quilts, folder games for local schools and tying quilts for general humanitarian needs. Items made will be passed out to local hospitals, schools and charities. Lunch will be served at noon. Call 702-877-3008.
Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic: The invitational basketball tournament featuring teams from the University of Colorado, Southern Methodist University, Pennsylvania State University, Kent State University, Canisius College, the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Nicholls State University and Hampton University is scheduled for Dec. 22 and 23 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Two-day packages start at $50. Visit orleansarena.com or call 702-284-7777.
Bluegrass jam sessions: The events are planned at 11:30 p.m. Saturdays on the patio at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave., Suite 110. Call 702-247-7000.
Buddhism 101: The free event is planned at 10 a.m. Saturdays and 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the SGI-Las Vegas Buddhist Center, 2725 W. Charleston Blvd. Participants can learn about Nichiren Buddhism, karma, the Lotus Sutra and how to chant to transform their lives and become happy. Visit sgi-usa-lasvegas.org or call 702-258-6489.
Pau Hana Social: The Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club conducts a monthly social gathering at the Aloha Kitchen & Bar, 2605 S. Decatur Blvd., No. 110. Potential new members are invited to attend. Visit lasvegashcc.org.
Film Screenings and Live Performances: The Sci Fi Center, 5077 Arville St., offers events most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. A Typical Saturday Night, an evening of burlesque and comedy, is scheduled at 10 p.m. every third Saturday. Live shadowcast performances of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” are scheduled at 10 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. For a full schedule of upcoming showings, visit thescificenter.com.
Fish Feeding: Watch staff members feed the fish in the faux stream at 4 p.m. Fridays at Bass Pro Shops, 8200 Dean Martin Drive. Visit basspro.com.
Birds of the Air Food Pantry: Operating out of Epic Church, 8755 W. Warm Springs Road, the pantry is set to provide free groceries to those in need from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of the month. The church serves ZIP codes 89113, 89118, 89139, 89141, 89148, 89178 and 89179. Call 702-838-6213.
Las Vegas Crafters Guild: The group meets monthly at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday at Michaels, 7195 Arroyo Crossing Parkway. Visit lasvegascraftersguild.com or call 702-260-0932.
Live Music: Music is offered from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays featuring Marty Mancuso and from noon to 3 p.m. Sundays featuring Mark and Dom at Elements Kitchen & Martini Bar, 4950 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 100. Call 702-750-2991 or visit elementskitchenandmartinibar.com.
Square Dancing Classes: The Stardusters Square & Round Dancers meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays for $5 at the Meadows Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 2900 S. Valley View Blvd. Call 702-348-4906.
Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing: The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., has scheduled dancing for participants 8 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays. The cost is $4 per person. Learn international dance styles, including Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Israeli, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian and Turkish folk dances. Call 702-732-4871 or visit ethnicexpresslasvegas.org.
Free Fly Fishing Workshops: Workshops led by Bill Teresco are set to be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. for beginners and from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. for advanced students Thursdays at Bass Pro Shops, 8200 Dean Martin Drive. Visit basspro.com or call 702-730-5200.
Scottish Country Dancing: The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., is set to host dancing for participants 13 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Fridays. The cost is $5 per person. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.
Free Zumba Classes: Licensed instructor Jean Smith teaches dance fitness to Latin rhythms, appropriate for all ages and fitness levels, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Call 702-507-6030 or visit lvccld.org. This class is also offered at 6 p.m. Fridays at Body Focus Fitness, 7380 S. Eastern Ave. Call 702-228-4967.
Open Mic: Events are planned from 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Call 702-365-7111 or visit orleanscasino.com.
Live Local Bands: Bands play at 9 p.m. Saturdays at Money Plays, 4755 W. Flamingo Road, and an open mic night is scheduled at 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. Visit moneyplayslv.com.
Karaoke: Music is scheduled from 8 p.m. to midnight Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.
John Windsor: The singer is scheduled to perform from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays and 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave. He also is scheduled at 8:45 p.m. Mondays at Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit john-windsor.com.
Jerry Tiffe: The musician is scheduled to perform from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit arizonacharliesdecatur.com.
The Peter Love Trio: The group is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.