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— The Mad Mud Run and Mudpuppy Splash for kids is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Providence master-planned community‘s Knickerbocker Park, 10695 W. Dorrell Lane. Participants will compete on a 4.6-mile obstacle course. Registration is $60 and includes a T-shirt and a dog tag. Visit madmudrun.com.
— J.R. Pony Parties, an educational farm, welcomes the public to visit from 10 a.m. to noon during Open Gate Days, scheduled for today, April 30 and May 7 and 21 at 1753 Fairhaven Ave. Admission is $5, which includes pony rides, visits to the goat barn and more. Visit jrponyparties.com or call 702-631-4142.
— Sam Riddle is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Fridays in the Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Guests must be 21 or older. Admission is free. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.
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— The Thai Food and Cultural Festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is $5. Visit cannerycasino.com.
— The 2013 Senior Idol Talent Showcase is scheduled for 3 p.m. June 13 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Registration packets are available at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, or by calling 702-229-6454. The deadline is Friday, and auditions are planned for May 8-9.
— HELP of Southern Nevada plans to host its annual Passport to Paradise fundraiser from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Four Seasons, 3960 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Guests are invited to wear island-chic attire and enjoy live entertainment from Barry Black. A silent auction is also planned. Tickets are $200 each or $2,000 for a table of 10. Contact Abby Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-836-2130.
— The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre plans to present “Rapunzel! Rapunzel!” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and May 3-4 and at 2 p.m. Sunday and May 4-5 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for teens, seniors or military personnel and $3 for children 12 or younger. Visit artslasvegas.org.
— Pirate Fest Las Vegas is scheduled from Friday through Sunday at Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. Music, vendors, food, games and more are planned. Fairy and steampunk costumes are welcome. Visit piratefestlv.com.
— The Animal Foundation’s 10th annual “Best in Show” is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday at The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children 12 or younger and seniors. More than 50 dogs will be available for adoption after the show. Visit orleanscasino.com.
— Johnny Rivers plans to perform at 8 p.m. May 3 at the Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Tickets start at $40.50. Call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.
— Garin Bader is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. May 4 in the Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. There is a $15 cover charge. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.
— The Little River Band plans to perform at 8 p.m. May 18 in the Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Tickets start at $29. Call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.
— Rob Garrett is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. July 7 in the Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.
— Keiko Matsui is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 24 in the Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.
— The Las Vegas Farmers Market is scheduled to set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first and third Saturday of the month at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Admission to the park is free during the market. Visit lasvegasfarmers
— 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 santafestation.sclv.com.
— The Cheyenne Saloon, 3103 N. Rancho Drive, offers live music starting at 9:30 or 10 p.m. most Wednesdays through Sundays. Tickets prices vary. Visit reverbnation.com or call 702-645-4139.
— A disc jockey is scheduled to spin tunes from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the 4949 Lounge at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.
— The West End Boys Sunday Morning Car Show, a free get-together for auto enthusiasts, is planned from 7 to 10 a.m. Sundays in the Santa Fe Mining Company parking lot, 5021 N. Rainbow Blvd. Email email@example.com.
— The Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary, 8103 Racel St., is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The sanctuary is home to birds, pigs, goats, llamas, donkeys, reptiles and more. Visit naturesanctuarygilcrease.org.
— Choices Pub, 6720 W. Cheyenne Ave., offers live music, karaoke and comedy Tuesdays through Sundays. Visit choicespub.com or call 702-547-3747.