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All are invited to sport their best mustache at the second annual Mustachio Bashio scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Guests can enjoy beer pong, live-band karaoke, a mashed potato-eating contest and $1 beer all night with the purchase of a limited edition Mustachio Bashio T-shirt.
Celebrity judges will choose the contestants with the best mustaches for a chance to win the title of Mr. Stash 2011 and the first-place prize of $1,000. Visit silvertoncasino.com.
George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart’s “The Man Who Came to Dinner” is scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Sunday on the Las Vegas Little Theatre’s main stage, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets start at $21. Visit lvlt.org.
Worth a Drive
The CREATE Las Vegas Arts Festival is planned from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Local independent artists plan to showcase arts and crafts, and live entertainment, craft workshops, complimentary children’s crafts, face painting and food also are planned. The event is free. Visit createlv.com.
The Walt Boenig Band is scheduled to perform a free jazz concert at 3 p.m. Saturday at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. Call 229-5902.
n Colabo Productions plans performances of “Avenue Q” Wednesday through Nov. 26 at the Family Music Center, 8125 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20 and $25. Visit colabopresents.com or call 742-6109.
Ethel M Chocolates Cactus Garden Lighting is set from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the garden, 2 Cactus Garden Drive in Henderson. George Wallace, Zowie Bowie and Human Nature are scheduled to appear. Donation of one new, unwrapped toy is requested in exchange for a family four-pack of tickets. Toys can be exchanged through today at the factory. Visit facebook.com/ethelmchocolates.
J.R. Pony Parties, an educational farm, welcomes the public to visit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during Open Gate Tuesdays scheduled today and Dec. 6, 20 and 27 at 1753 Fairhaven Ave. Admission is $5, which includes pony rides, visits to the goat barn and more. Visit jrponyparties.com or call 631-4142.
Families can enjoy original songs, fluffy tales and playful interactions at “Max And Ruby Bunny Party” scheduled at 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Cox Pavilion,4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets range from $25 to $63. Visit unlvtickets.com or call 739-3267.
The Nevada Conservatory Theatre plans to present August Strindberg’s “Miss Julie” through Sunday in the Black Box Theatre at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $15. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 895-2787.
The Las Vegas Philharmonic plans to present its second Masterworks concert of the season at 8 p.m. Saturday at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The concert features Russian composer Glazunov’s “Violin Concerto in A Minor,” with guest violinist Rachel Barton Pine. Tickets start at $38 with discounts available. Call 895-2787 or visit lvphil.com.
AlmaNova, a chamber music duo featuring American flutist Jessica Pierce and Bosnian guitarist Almer Imamovic, is set to perform from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 455-7340.
A celebration of the Mexican Revolution with performances by Mexican Vivo Dance Company and discussions is scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Tickets are $5. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 455-7340.
“Yo Gabba Gabba! Live” is set to take the stage at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 27 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $28. Visit orleansarena.com.
Actor, musician and songwriter Kris Kristofferson is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 25 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $32.95. Visit orleansarena.com.
n B.B. King is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets are $45 to $65. Visit silvertoncasino.com.Local authors or promoters are encouraged to submit arts items to Ginger Meurer at email@example.com.