Things to do in Southwest/Spring Valley Nov. 6-12

In Your Neighborhood

Children 6 to 11 are invited to enjoy games, trivia and more at a “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” party scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Teens are invited to bring a T-shirt to decorate at a Twilight “Breaking Dawn” party from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday at the library. Visit

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

Children 6 to 11 can bring in a T-shirt to decorate at a Wimp Out at Windmill party in celebration of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit

“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 or call 702-362-7996.

Pop and country music duo The Bellamy Brothers are set to perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Veil Pavilion in the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets are $25. Visit

A free screening of the film “Dark Shadows” is scheduled at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit

“Line, Rhythm, Stroke: Portraits and Life” a show of artwork by Cristina Natsuko Paulos is scheduled to be on display through Jan. 6 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit or call 702-507-6030.

Worth a Drive

The annual Aviation Nation Nellis Air Force Base air show and open house is scheduled Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free, and free parking is offered at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Parking gates open at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Shuttles will transport patrons from the speedway to the base. An opening ceremony is scheduled at 10:30 a.m., and flying demonstrations are slated from
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visit

The fresh52 Autumn Harvest Festival is planned from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Expect face painting, crafts for kids, a beer garden from Bottles & Burgers, entertainment, chef demonstrations, a pie-eating contest and a petting zoo. Admission is free. Visit

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 studio 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

Richard Griego is scheduled to play Spanish guitar fusion from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center Theatre, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The concert is free. Call 702-507-3864.

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

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 and prizes are planned, and all proceeds will go to the organization. Admission is $25 per family. Visit

“Tony Hawk Rad Science,” an exhibit presented by the Tony Hawk Foundation in conjunction with the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, is set to run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays through Jan. 20 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Visitors can 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.

The Joe Williams UNLV Jazz Scholarship Fundraising Concert, featuring the UNLV Jazz Ensemble and guests such as 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

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 hair styles by Globe Salon. A portion of the proceeds will benefit LV ArtReach, a nonprofit dedicated to furthering the arts for children in Las Vegas. Tickets are $100. Visit

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Rabbit Hole” is scheduled 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.

ONGOING events

Ongoing shows at Money Plays, 4755 W. Flamingo Road, include live local music at 9 p.m. Saturdays and a live open mic night at 9 p.m. Thursdays. Visit

Ricardo Griego is slated to play Spanish guitar from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays at Barcelona Tapas & Bar, 10690 Southern Highlands Parkway, No. 100. Visit

Music 4 Life offers drum circle sessions at Dinosaurs & Roses, 6029 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit or call 702-889-2881.

Plan Ahead

The Clark County Commodore Computer Club (the 5Cs) plans to host its monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Nov. 24 in the Wengert Conference Room at NV Energy, 6226 W. Sahara Ave. The group of Commodore Computers enthusiasts meets the fourth Saturday of each month. Contact Al Jackson at 702-645-2402 or email him at 

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