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Things to do in Centennial Nov. 6-12

In Your Neighborhood

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, Monday and Nov. 20 and 23 and Dec. 4, 18 and 28 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.

The Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, plans to host a scarecrow making event at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Advance registration is required and will cost $5 with a current $2 senior center membership. A PVC skeleton and a base will be provided, but participants are asked to bring an old pair of jeans and shirt, dress and shoes to create a scarecrow that will be used to decorate the center. A fall snack is also planned. Call 702-229-1702.

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 judggto69@aol.com.

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 santafestationlasvegas.com.

Worth a Drive

The debut of the Las Vegas Tea Fest is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday inside and outside The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd. The event is set to offer demonstrations, tastings, education and retail showcasing. Tickets are $10. A portion of the proceeds benefit Studio 8 Ten, a nonprofit group that provides employment to people with disabilities. After the Fest, Bar + Bistro plans to host a meal featuring tea as an ingredient in each course. The cost for dinner is $59. Reservations must be made by Friday. Visit lasvegasteafest.com.

The fresh52 Autumn Harvest Festival is planned from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in conjunction with the Saturday farmers market at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Expect face painting, crafts for kids, a beer garden from Bottles & Burgers, entertainment, chef demos, a pie-eating contest and a petting zoo. Kidville plans photos with Elmo for children. Admission is free. Visit tivolivillagelv.com or fresh52.com.

Parents can drop children off and explore Tivoli Village while staff members host gym and story time, dinner and a movie during Parents’ Night Out at Kidville, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 130, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and Nov. 15 and 29. Children who are potty-trained and up to 8 years old are welcome. The cost is $15 per child for Kidville members or $25 per child for nonmembers. RSVP at rsvptivoli@kidville.com.

Join City Lights Music Together and the Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada for the Music Together Marathon, scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. Monday at Temple Beth Sholom, 10700 Havenwood Lane. Raffles are planned. Admission is $25 per family. Call 702-838-4751 or visit citylightsmusictogether.com.

“Tony Hawk Rad Science,” presented by the Tony Hawk Foundation with the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, is set to run through Jan. 20 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. The exhibit allows visitors to put themselves into the role of skateboarders and scientists as they explore more than 25 interactive experiences. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for students, seniors and military personnel and $7 for children 3 to 11. Children 2 or younger get in free. A $2 discount is offered to Las Vegas-Clark County Library District card holders. Admission is free for Las Vegas Natural History Museum members. Call 702-507-3630.

Mistinguett Productions’ “Stand Up & Salute” is slated for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change is required). No credit cards will be accepted. Call 800-595-4849.

An Afternoon Delight Tea Dance is scheduled from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m, Thursday at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The cost is $5 at the door. Visit artslasvegas.org.

The Joe Williams UNLV Jazz Scholarship Fundraising Concert, featuring the UNLV Jazz Ensemble and guests such as singer Clint Holmes, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets start at $20. Call 702-895-2787 or visit pac.unlv.edu.

Celebrate Globe Salon’s 12th anniversary at its third annual Fashion Fling scheduled from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Tim Bavington Studio, 418 W. Mesquite Ave. The charity mixer is set to feature food and drinks, a “Down the Rabbit Hole” fashion show by the Gypsy Den, makeup by L Makeup Institute and hairstyles by Globe Salon. A portion of the proceeds will benefit LV ArtReach, a nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the arts for children in Las Vegas. Tickets are $100. Visit thefashionfling.com.

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Rabbit Hole” is set to run at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Nov. 14-17, with a matinee performance scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Black Box Theatre on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets start at $15. Call 702-895-2787.

Kids can spend some time hanging out in the trees at the touring “Tree House: Look Who’s Living in the Trees” exhibit scheduled to be on display through Jan. 14 on the second floor of the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum, 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The exhibit includes a tree house kids can explore, 3-D images of animals living in trees, an animal dance floor where kids can try to identify animal sounds and a computer forest game where children can harvest trees without harming wildlife. Through Sunday, the museum offers $5 admission to military personnel and their families (limit six people) with identification. Regular admission is $9.50 for adults, $8.50 for children. Visit ldcm.org.

“Sesame Street Live: Elmo’s Super Heroes” is scheduled Friday through Sunday at the Cox Pavilion, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets start at $18 or $16 for opening night. Visit unlvtickets.com.

Upcoming shows scheduled at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts include an evening of cabaret featuring Florence Henderson at 8 p.m. Thursday, “Jazz Roots: Brazil Meets Funk” at
7:30 p.m. Friday, Sam Harris at 8:30 p.m. Friday and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Ben Vereen at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Zion’s Youth Symphony and Chorus at 5 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Jim Brickman’s “On a Winter’s Night” at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Visit thesmithcenter.com.

Coachroach Theatre plans to present “The Mineola Twins” by Paula Vogel, directed by Joe Hynes, at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 18 at Art Square Theatre, 1025 First St. Tickets start at $15. Visit cockroachtheatre.

A Compandre Fiesta is scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. The one-person monologue by Ricardo Reyna touches on many aspects of Latino/Hispanic culture. Tickets are $10. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.

The Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, a Christian rock tour featuring TobyMac, Red, Sidewalk Prophets, Jamie Grace, NewSong, Group1Crew, Chris August and more is scheduled at 6 p.m. Sunday at The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Admission is $10. Visit jamtour.com.

“Inspecting Carol,” by Daniel Sullivan and the Seattle Repertory Theatre, is scheduled to run through Nov. 18 on the Mainstage at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. A new actor comes to The Soap Box Playhouse and is mistaken for an inspector from the National Endowment for the Arts in this holiday comedy. Performances are set for 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. A 2 p.m. matinee is also planned for Saturday . Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors and students. “Early One Evening at the Rainbow Bar and Grille,” by Bruce Graham, is scheduled at 8 p.m. Fridays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 18 in the Studio Theatre at the Las Vegas Little Theatre. The comedy involves six people in rural Pennsylvania trying to figure out how to spend the last hours of their lives. Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call 702-362-7996.


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 lasvegasfarmersmarket.com.

Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross plans to host the Cowboy Christmas and Classic Car Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 1 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. The free event is scheduled to include photos with Santa, hay rides, a petting zoo, a jump house, face painting, a farmers market, craft and food vendors and historic ranch house tours. Centennial, Shadow Ridge, Arbor View, Saville, Scherkenbach, Escobedo, Lied and Cadwallader school choirs plan to perform. The U.S. Marines will be collecting toys for Toys for Tots Drive, and the city will collect nonperishable food for needy seniors in the area. Early registration for the car show is $25, due by Nov. 21, or $35 cash the day of the event. All makes, models and years are welcome. To register as a vendor for $25 or volunteer at the event, call Michelle Thackston at 702-229-6154. For more information, call 702-229-6154 or visit lasvegasnevada.gov/cowboychristmas.

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