Things to do in Centennial, Oct. 16-22


n The Las Vegas Farm, 7222 W. Grand Teton Drive, plans to launch its Farm Fall Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday and Oct. 25-31. The Farm plans to feature candied apples, pumpkin chips, hay rides, a cow train, face painting, pumpkin carving, specialty and winter squash and more. Admission is $1. There is an additional charge for activities and food. Visit

n A free screening of the PG-rated film “Scooby-Doo” is planned for 7 p.m. Friday at the Centennial Hills Amphitheater, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. Food will be available for purchase from Curbside Café. Residents are encouraged to bring picnics, blankets and folding chairs. Call 702-229-2330.

n The Merryhill Grand Teton PTO, a nonprofit group of parents and community members, plans a fall festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary, 8103 Racel St. Expect games, horse carriage rides, balloon artists, face painting, a silent auction and more. Admission is a $5 donation for adults, $1 for children and $4 for military personnel and seniors. Tickets for activities are $1. Raffle tickets will be available for $2. Prizes include a 50-inch flat-screen TV, a girl’s bike and a boy’s bike for ages 2 to 5. Call 702-645-1814.

n The Resort on Mount Charleston, 2275 Kyle Canyon Road, plans to host a bonding event for owners and their dogs from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. The Gone to the Dogs event is to include a Halloween dog costume contest for a chance to win a one-night stay at the resort. The resort also plans to have a special pet room package. Call 702-872-5500 or visit

n 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

n 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, Oct. 26 and 30, Nov. 7, 12, 23 and 28 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 or call 702-631-4142.

n 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

n 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

n 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

n Choices Pub, 6720 W. Cheyenne Ave., offers live music, karaoke and comedy Tuesdays through Sundays. Visit or call

Worth a Drive

n The annual Family, Fur and Fun Fest, benefiting the Little Friends Foundation, is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Exploration Peak Park in Mountain’s Edge, 9275 S. Buffalo Drive. Admission is free. Call 702-444-3713, email or visit

n The second annual Asian Food Festival is scheduled to include food, music, dance, carnival rides and martial arts demonstrations from noon to midnight Saturday and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Admission is $10, which is good for both days. Visit

n Cyclists are invited to the Blinking Man Heroes vs. Villains costumed pub crawl slated to start at 7 p.m. at the Huntridge Tavern, 1116 E. Charleston Blvd. The ride is free. Visit

n The Opportunity Village Art Enrichment Program is teaming up with Tahiti Village for the Village Art Show, a benefit featuring art by program participants, hors d’oeuvres and live Hawaiian music from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Tahiti Village, 7200 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is free. Visit

n The 41st annual Lobster Fair is scheduled to feature live and steamed lobsters, arts and crafts, a silent auction, children’s activities and baked goods from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Christ Church Episcopal, 2000 S. Maryland Parkway. Admission is free. Visit or call 702-684-7746.

n The Nevada Council for History Education’s annual educational seminar, set to focus on the influence of the mob in Las Vegas, is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, starting with a tour of The National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement, The Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave. Also on the agenda is a lecture by College of Southern Nevada historian Michael Green, a tour of the Nevada State Museum and a bus tour of mob-related locations in Las Vegas. A grant from Nevada Humanities is offsetting much of the cost. Participation is $20. Call
702-332-3149 or visit

n Off-Strip Productions’ fully-staged rendition of the Stephen Sondheim musical thriller “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” is scheduled for 8 p.m. Fridays through Sundays through Oct. 28 at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 16 B. Tickets are $20. Visit

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