Things to do in Henderson/Anthem Dec. 3-9
Events this week include a living Christmas tree performance, WaterDay Street Market and a Winter Festival at McDoniel Elementary School.
December 2, 2013 - 1:36 pm
In Your Neighborhood
- The Community Lutheran Church, 3720 E. Tropicana Ave., is scheduled to present “The Living Christmas Tree” at 7 p.m. Dec. 5-7 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 8. The free event will feature music, performances, narration and guest soloist Joan Sobel. Visit communitylv.org.
- WaterDay Street Market is scheduled to return from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The free event is slated to include entertainment, food vendors and arts and crafts. Visit hendersonlive.com.
- Learn to write in elvish, enjoy a second-breakfast snack and take part in crafts and activities during a Hobbit Holiday scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Participation is free but limited to 24 children. Sign up at 3:45 p.m. at the youth services desk. Visit mypubliclibrary.org or call 702-207-4260.
- A Winter Festival with entertainment, bounce houses, craft vendors and food is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at McDoniel Elementary School, 1831 Fox Ridge Drive. Admission is free.
- The eighth annual Do-It-Yourself Fundraiser is scheduled at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at Green Valley Presbyterian Church, 1798 Wigwam Parkway. The event is scheduled to include entertainment from choirs and orchestras. Tickets are $12. Visit greenvalleypres.com.
- Gina Mele is scheduled to talk with visitors about the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. The program is to feature a 20-minute presentation and an information table. Visit mypubliclibrary.org.
- A photo showcase featuring entries from the Desert Companion’s Focus on Nevada Photo Contest is scheduled to tour the valley. Its first stop is Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, where photos are set to remain on display through Dec. 31. Visit mypubliclibrary.org.
Worth a Drive
- Signature Productions plans to present “Christmas at the Movies” at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5-7. Tickets are $25. Call 702-878-7529 or visit signatureproductions.net.
- The Mariachi Winter Festival, featuring groups from the Clark County School District’s mariachi music instructional program, is scheduled from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The performance is set to include mariachi favorites and interpretations of holiday classics. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3459.
- The 27th annual Downtown Hoedown is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Fremont Street Experience between Main Street and Las Vegas Boulevard. The event is part of the National Finals Rodeo celebration and is set to feature free concerts by country music performers. Visit vegasexperience.com.
- The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre is set to perform “Scrooge: The Musical” at 7 p.m. Dec. 6, 7, 13 and 14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 8, 14 and 15 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $5. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.
- “Greetings From Las Vegas,” a pop-up art show, is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Gateway Motel, 928 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Twenty of the motel’s guest rooms are set to be converted for one night into exhibition space for artists, designers and activists to showcase visions of a greener, more sustainable Las Vegas Valley. Visit greetingsfromlv.com.
- Clark County Parks and Recreation is scheduled to present its inaugural Sunset Wonderland from 4 to 10 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays Dec. 6-22 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. The event is set to include horse rides, holiday carolers, food trucks, ice skating and more. Admission is free. Ice skating is $8 an hour with skate rental included. Visit clarkcountynv.gov. n Repeal Day is set to be celebrated starting at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, 300 E. Stewart Ave. Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman is scheduled to participate in a free toast that will include a free shot glass for participants. A VIP Speakeasy Party is scheduled from 6 to 7 p.m., and a Backyard Bootlegger Party is slated from 6 to 11 p.m. Costumes inspired by the 1920s are encouraged. Admission to the speakeasy party is $65, and admission to the bootlegger party is $35 and includes museum access. Visit themobmuseum.org.
- The Henderson Symphony Orchestra is scheduled to play at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St. Admission is free. Visit hendersonlive.com.
- Heritage Street Holidays, a re-creation of festive traditions throughout local history, is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 13-14 at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway. Volunteers dress up in period attire and welcome visitors to decorated homes along the museum’s Heritage Street. Admission is free after 5 p.m. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
- Henderson WinterFest is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 13 and noon to 8 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Visit hendersonlive.com. n Henderson singer/songwriter Annie Meadows’ 10th annual concert, One Christmas Night, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at The Westin Lake Las Vegas, 101 Montelago Blvd. Admission is free. Visit faithrunner.org. n Fern Adair Conservatory of the Arts, 3265 E. Patrick Lane, plans Holiday performances of “A Fairy Tale Christmas” at 2 p.m. Dec. 14-15 at the Children’s Theatre Workshop at the conservatory’s Studio D. Tickets are $3. The show is scheduled to feature many well-known fairy tale characters, such as the three little pigs, the big, bad wolf, Cinderella and the fairy godmother. Call 702-458-7575 to reserve tickets.