Things to do in Centennial July 24-30


Prepare for “Guitarmageddon,” a Music on the Mountain show, planned for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort, 6725 Lee Canyon Road on Mount Charleston. Gates open at 10 a.m. Acts are scheduled to include Guitar Shorty, The Bihlman Brothers, Chris Bell & 100% Blues, the Stoney Curtis Band and Chris Tofield. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for military personnel with a valid ID, $5 for children 12 or younger and free for children 4 or younger. Parking is free. No pets, outside food or beverages will be allowed. Bring blankets, cushions and low-back lawn chairs. Overnight camping is available. The fee is $25 per campsite, and the area must be contained. Visit

A Sunday Summer Concert Series featuring barbecue favorites and the band Tru Blue is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at The Resort on Mount Charleston, 2275 Kyle Canyon Road. Visit

The Hampstead Stage Company plans a free performance of its adaptation of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” at 2 p.m. today at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Visit or call 507-6100.

Children 6 to 11 can test their Guardians of Ga’Hoole book series knowledge during “Jeopardy!”-style trivia planned for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. The event is free. Spaces are expected to fill up quickly, and passes will be given out a half-hour before the program. Call 507-6100.

“Class Act,” an exhibition of drawings created by University of Nevada, Las Vegas students in a variety of mediums, is scheduled to be on display during regular library hours through Sunday at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Next up, the gallery is scheduled to display vintage photographs from the archives of the Las Vegas News Bureau July 31 through Sept. 23. Call 507-6100.

Cinemark Theatres plans a Summer Movie Clubhouse offer with $1 films. This week’s film is “Puss in Boots” scheduled at 11 a.m. today at Century 16 Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, and 10 a.m. today at Century 16 Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Additional films scheduled include “Winnie the Pooh,” July 31; “Yogi Bear,” Aug. 7; and “Charlotte’s Web,” Aug. 14. For a list of participating theaters valleywide, call 800-326-3264 or visit

The city of Las Vegas invites teens 13 to 18 to Xtreme Game Night from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road. Youths can participate in laser tag, dodge ball, water activities, video games and hamster balls provided by Games2U Entertainment, as well as refreshments, music and awards.

Youths will be able to visit information booths with topics of interest to teens and sign up for teen councils available throughout the city. Participants will receive a free gift.

Participants are asked to bring a donation of two cans of soup or other canned foods.

For more information, call Stephen Wheeler at 229-1607.

Ongoing events/exhibits

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

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

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 or call 645-4139.

Choices Pub, 6720 W. Cheyenne Ave., offers live music, karaoke and comedy Tuesdays through Sundays. Visit or call 547-3747 for a calendar of events.

Worth A drive

The Dance in the Desert Festival 2012, the 14th annual gathering of contemporary choreographers and dance companies in Las Vegas, is planned for 7 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Receptions are to follow each performance. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. Visit or call 651-5483.

Bella Donna, a tribute to Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac, is set for 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is $5 at the door, and attendees must be 21 or older. Visit

Nashville Unplugged, an intimate evening of conversation and music with guest songwriters Kevin Denney and Bill Luther, is scheduled at 8 p.m. Friday at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Admission is $5 at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m. Call 797-7777.

A jazz performance by the Tommy Thompson Project is planned for 7 p.m. Saturday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $15 for nonresidents. All ticket sales are check or cash, with exact change required. Call 240-1301.


The third annual Mount Charleston Arts and Crafts Show is planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 11 and Aug. 12 at The Resort on Mount Charleston, 2 Kyle Canyon Road. Fine art, jewelry, clothing, fiber arts, toys, pet supplies, baby and children’s clothing, home decor and other crafts are to be featured by valley artisans. Food vendors and live entertainment are also planned. Admission is free. Visit mtcharleston

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. Visit

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