Southwest Things to Do, Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2014

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is scheduled to be screened at midnight Oct. 30 at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets are $15 and include one beverage. Patrons must be 18 or older. Call 702-263-7777 or visit silvertoncasino.com.

A Spooktacular Halloween is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Child’s Play, 7260 S. Cimarron Road. Face painting, balloons, crafts, games and treats are planned. RSVP by calling 702-722-6041. The prepaid cost is $9 per child and $5 per sibling for members; and $16 per child and $10 per sibling for nonmembers. Visit childsplaylv.com.

The Silverton plans Spooky Skip the Strip at 8 p.m. Oct. 31 inside the Veil Pavilion, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. The event costs $20 and is set to include a disc jockey, costume contests and prizes. Call 702-263-7777 or visit silvertoncasino.com.

The Monster Ball is scheduled at 10 p.m. Oct. 31 at Boomers Bar, 3200 Sirius Ave. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the door. Call 702-368-1863 or visit boomerslv.com.

Angels and Sinners Devil’s Night is slated at 9 p.m. Oct. 31 at The End, 4821 Spring Mountain Road. A Halloween costume contest is planned with cash prizes. Participants must be 21 or older. The event is free. Call 7012-907-0363 or visit theendvegas.com.

Party Monster, a Halloween- and rave-themed free event, is set for 6 p.m. Oct. 31 at the HardHat Lounge, 1675 Industrial Road. Dance music, a costume contest and free candy are planned. Call 702-384-8987.

Erasure is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $39. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

All Saints Episcopal Church, 4201 W. Washington Ave., plans its annual fiesta at 4 p.m. Nov. 1. The event is set to include a blood drive, music, a raffle and other family-friendly activities. Tickets are $5 per person and $15 for a family of five. Call 702-878-2373.

The Haight & Ash Artwalk is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 1 at Goett Family Park, 11411 Southern Highlands Parkway. Food and handmade items are set to be for sale at the free event. Proceeds will benefit the True Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary. Call 702-372-4784 or visit truewild.org.

An Afternoon of OperAntics is scheduled at 2 p.m. Nov. 1 at Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Drive. Opera music will be played to introduce listeners to the genre. Call 702-229-3514.

Dia de Muertos is planned from 4 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The family-friendly event will feature live theater, dance performances, mariachi bands, face painting, sugar skull decorating and an art exhibit. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

Country singer/songwriter Josh Turner is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $54.95. Call 702-365-7111 or visit orleanscasino.com.

A photo exhibit titled ”Celebration of Souls: Day of the Dead in Southern Mexico” is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Nov. 2 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 through Jan. 19 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The exhibit is free for Springs Preserve members or with paid general admission. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

“Breadcrumbs,” a new play by award-winning playwright Jennifer Haley, is scheduled to be performed through Nov. 1 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre’s Studio Theater, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are planned at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $15 for Thursday and $18 for Friday and Saturday. Visit table8lv.com.

HallOVeen is set for 6-10 p.m. Oct. 30 and 31 at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. Activities are set to include the Haunted Adventure by Santino and Rocco Panaro, Boris the Elf’s 3-D Experience, Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel, the Avalanche Slide, Rod’s Monstrous Mini Golf, the Candy Cabin, the Magical Midway and rides on the Forest Express Ghost Train. Also planned are crafts, movies, storytelling and nightly parades. General admission is $11 for visitors 13 or older and $9 for those ages 3-12. Passports allowing unlimited access to rides and attractions cost $20 for visitors 13 or older and $18 for those ages 3-12. Visit opportunityvillage.org or call 702-880-4089.

Hours for The Asylum and Hotel Fear haunted houses are set for 6:30 p.m. to midnight Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 1 at the Meadows Mall, 4300 Meadows Lane. Tickets are $15 for one of the attractions or $25 for both. A monster-free, behind-the-scenes event called Lights on Tour of Hotel Fear is slated for children from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 1 for a $2 donation, which benefits the Nevada Broadcasters Association. Visit lvhaunts.com or call 702-636-9515.

“Wicked Plants: The Exhibit” is planned from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Jan. 4 inside the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visitors can learn about poisonous and carnivorous plants. The exhibit is free for members or with paid general admission. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

A live game show titled “You Bet Your Wildlife” is scheduled on Saturday and Sunday through Nov. 30 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The 30-minute quiz show is set for 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to winners. The event is free for members or with paid general admission. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

WORTH A DRIVE

Freakling Bros. is hosting the 22nd annual Trilogy of Terror through October at 4245 S. Grand Canyon Drive. It will feature Circus of Horrors, Castle Vampyre and Gates of Hell. Visit freaklingbros.com or call 702-362-3327.

The art exhibit “Fusionaroma” by Behzad Dowlatshahi and Samira Nozari, published poets and painters known in Iran, is set to tour Las Vegas galleries through Jan. 4. The exhibit features abstract, expressionist, conceptual, figurative, realist and wet-on-wet (alla prima) paintings with oil and acrylic on canvas. It is set to be exhibited from Oct. 28-Jan. 4 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., 702-507-3820.

The Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway, plans to display its “Curator’s Choice: Favorites from the Collection” exhibit through January. The exhibit was selected by Dawna Jolliff, who has been with the museum for 38 years. Call 702-455-7955.

PLAN AHEAD

The Las Vegas Burlesque Festival is planned Nov. 6-9 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. The event will feature nightly showcases, cocktail parties, a Burlesque 101 class and food. Three-day ticket passes start at $105, and one-day tickets start at $28. Visit lvburlesquefestival.com.

Downtown Spaces, 1800 Industrial Road, is set to open its galleries, studios and shops to celebrate First Friday from 6-10 p.m. Nov. 7. New art, live music and Day of the Dead-themed body painting are planned. Visit dtspaces.com.

The Discovery Children’s Museum is set to present the Magic of Discovery Masquerade Ball at 6 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Palazzo Ballroom at The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The museum’s largest annual fundraiser is slated to include a cocktail reception, a silent and live auction, a raffle, a gourmet dinner and the presentation of the Great Friend To Kids Award. Guests are encouraged to wear masquerade masks. Entertainment is set to include singers, musicians and visual artists portraying Italian renaissance characters. Contact Cora Sutehall at 702-382-3445 or csutehall@discoverykidslv.org.

The Soul Train Awards are planned Nov. 7-9 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., kicking off at 7 p.m. Entertainment is slated to include the Centric Comedy All-Stars at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 and The Soul Train Review featuring Kool & the Gang at 7 and 10 p.m. Nov. 9. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleanscasino.com.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is going to the dogs with Tails & Trails, slated from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 8. Hikes, demonstrations, retail and service booths are planned. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow is set to host a Fishing Derby from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 8 at Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Drive. School-age children are invited to participate. Check-in is scheduled from 8 to 9 a.m., and the derby is slated from 9 to 11 a.m. The Nevada Department of Wildlife will have 250 fishing poles available for loan, and breakfast and lunch will be provided while supplies last. Registration is recommended. Call 702-229-5443 by Nov. 4.

A weaving workshop is set for ages 11 or older from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. Nov. 8 and 15 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Registration is open through Nov. 8 or until the event is full. The cost is $26. Celebrating Native American Heritage Month, the two-day workshop will help students create their own cardboard looms, string them, choose their color pattern and make a woven yarn hanging inspired by Navajo rugs. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.

Contra dancing presented by the Southern Nevada Old Time Contra Dancers is set for Nov. 8 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. A group lesson is set to begin at 6:30 p.m., with the dance following from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for members, students and military personnel and $3 for ages 8 or older. Participants can dance to a live band. Call 702-656-9513 or visit lasvegascountrydance.org.

Allison Adams Tucker & the Allegato World Jazz Quartet plans a free show at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Drive. The group is slated to perform music from around the globe in six languages, with a mix of Latin rhythms, swing, funk, ballads and gypsy jazz, all with a contemporary twist. Attendees can bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnics if desired. Pets and glass containers are not allowed. Call 702-229-3514.

Michelle Johnson, known as Las Vegas’ First Lady of Jazz, is scheduled to perform a free show at 1 p.m. Nov. 12 inside the Showroom at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Call 702-367-7111 or visit goldcoastcasino.com.

Camping World, an RV and outdoor retailer, plans to offer the Las Vegas RV Expo from Nov. 13-16 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., starting at 10 a.m. Call 702-365-7111 or visit orleanscasino.com.

Judas Priest is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 14 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $69. Call 702-944-3200 or visit palms.com or judaspriest.com.

Comic Steven Wright is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 14 and 15 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $34.95. Call 702-365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.

Boomers Bar, 3200 Sirius Ave., plans a free rock show from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Nov. 18, featuring Monkeysoop, Eric “Travis” Wilson, 7 N Out, and Spiritual Shepherd. Patrons must be 18 or older. Call 702-368-1863 or visit boomerslv.com.

Adam’s Place, a center providing support groups for coping with grief and loss, plans to host a teddy bear drive called Come Stuff the Truck from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 20 at Land Rover Las Vegas, 5255 W. Sahara Ave. Teddy bears will be distributed for children in need. Visit adamsplaceforgrieflasvegas.org for details.

Comedian Anjelah Johnson is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $29.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.

Culture Club is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 22 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $74.60. Call 702-944-3200 or visit palms.com.

Alice Cooper plans to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 26 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $61.60. Call 702-944-3200 or visit palms.com.

Rock legend Chrissie Hynde of Pretenders fame is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 28 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $43. Call 702-944-3200 or visit palms.com.

The Temptations are scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 29-30 inside the Showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $34.95. Call 702-365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.

Grammy Award-winning performer Joan Sebastian is set to perform his farewell tour La Ultima Maroma at 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets range from $55 to $125. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.

John Prine is set to perform at 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $39. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

ONGOING EVENTS

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., recently opened its new Butterfly Habitat in the southern portion of the Botanical Gardens. The habitat is scheduled to feature hundreds of butterflies and a variety of plants, and it will be open each fall and spring, as temperatures permit. Butterfly species are set to include mourning cloak, red admiral, painted lady, American lady, monarch and queen. A separate entrance fee will be charged for the habitat, with members paying $2 and nonmembers paying $3. The habitat is slated to be open during Springs Preserve operating hours, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Visit springspreserve.org.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., has scheduled Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing for ages 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.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., is set to host Scottish country dancing for ages 13 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. every Friday. Cost is $5 per person. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.

The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, offers free Zumba Fitness classes, and 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. Call 702-507-6030 or visit lvccld.org. This class is also offered at Grace Valley Church, 1370 E. Robindale Road (702-454-9328), and at 6 p.m. Fridays at Body Focus Fitness, 7380 S. Eastern Ave. (702-228-4967).

A free open mic event is planned from 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Call 702-365-7111 or visit orleanscasino.com.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is set to provide guided garden walks from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. General admission for locals is $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military and $4.95 for children 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to feed the animals in its Living Collections at 11:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. General admission for locals costs $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military and $4.95 for children 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.

Ongoing shows at Money Plays, 4755 W. Flamingo Road, include live local bands at 9 p.m. Saturdays and an open mic night at 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. Visit moneyplayslv.com.

Enjoy karaoke 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.

Bar 702, 3355 Spring Mountain Road, hosts a variety of live entertainment daily. Call 702-871-6651 or visit bar702lasvegas.com.

John Windsor is scheduled to perform from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays and from 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 is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit arizonacharliesdecatur.com.

The Peter Love Trio 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.

WILLplay is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

The Claudine Castro Band is scheduled to perform at 11 p.m. Sundays in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is $10. Visit palms.com.

Santa Fe and The Fat City Horns are scheduled to perform at 10:30 p.m. Mondays in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is $10. Visit palms.com.

The Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, has scheduled a variety of live entertainment six nights a week in the Gold Coast Showroom Lounge. Visit goldcoastcasino.com.

Comedian Eddie Griffin is set to perform at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at the King’s Room at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $69. Visit riolasvegas.com or call 702-777-2782.

The West Flamingo Senior Center, 6255 W. Flamingo Road, is set to offer beginner, intermediate and advanced tap dance classes. Each class is offered twice a week, and a six-week session costs $37. Call 702-455-7742.

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