Things to do in North Las Vegas, Oct. 16-22

n The Aliante Master Association is planning its second annual Harvestfest, set from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Deer Springs Park, 6550 Aviary Way, for Aliante residents and their guests. The event is in conjunction with Aliante’s 10th birthday. Cake and a small fireworks display are planned. Pumpkins are to be available for children to decorate, a disc jockey is planned, and food will be available for purchase. Proceeds are to benefit Spread the Word Nevada. Donations of books for adults and children are welcome. Call Excellence Community Management at 702-399-4273.

n The College of Southern Nevada has scheduled a production of the French comedy “Art” by Yasmina Reza, directed Robert D. Dunkerly, for
7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the BackStage Theatre on the Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Call 702-651-5483 or visit

n Broadacres Marketplace and Event Center, 2930 Las Vegas Blvd. North, has announced the addition of lighting so the venue can remain open for Friday night shopping and events. In addition to the marketplace’s more than 1,150 vendor spaces and buildings, it also offers a wide variety of entertainment, food and beverages. Hours of operation are now 4 to 10 p.m. Fridays and 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is $1 on Fridays and Saturdays and $1.50 on Sundays. Visit

n Mohammed Darehbaghi’s exhibit “Glorious in Full Bloom” is scheduled to be on display in the main gallery at the Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road, through Dec. 8, and Mari Lopez’s “Art As A Vehicle: For Expression, Empowerment, Exploration” is scheduled to be on display in the center’s Legacy Gallery through Dec. 15. The gallery’s hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Ongoing classes are available. Oil painting classes with Harold Bradford are planned from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 11 a.m. Saturdays. Drawing classes with Marylou Evans are available at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays. Acrylic landscape classes with Jack Wilson are planned for 11 a.m. Saturdays. Hammer and anvil earring design classes with Vernon Rowlette are set for 1 p.m. Saturdays. Visit or call 702-647-7378.

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n The Las Vegas Farm, 7222 W. Grand Teton Drive, is set 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 The Merryhill Grand Teton PTO, a nonprofit group of parents and community members, has scheduled 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 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 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 lasvegasfarmers

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 702-645-4139.

n Choices Pub, 6720 W. Cheyenne Ave., offers live music, karaoke and comedy Tuesdays through Sundays. Visit or call 702-547-3747.

n The Cactus & Succulent Society of Southern Nevada plans to host a Cactus Show & Art Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m Saturday and Sunday at Moon-Sun Cactus & Koi Gardens, 6430 McGill Ave. The Clark County and University of Nevada Cooperative Extentsion Master Gardeners and volunteers will be on hand to answer general gardening questions and provide free gardening fact sheets. Anyone can enter a cactus or succulent into the show. Show rules are posted at

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