Things to do in Southwest/Spring Valley, Sep. 18-24

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R&B singer Jon B is scheduled to perform at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Sway Pool Lounge at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the show. Cabana rentals are to be available at $200 with bottle service included. Visit silvertoncasino.com.

Comedic acts planned at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., include Carmen Vallone and Myke Herlihy at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday in Big Al’s Comedy Club. Tickets are $19.95, and the show is for those 18 or older. Dana Carvey is scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in The Orleans Showroom. Tickets range from $60.50 to $88. Tim O’Rourke and Carla Rea are scheduled for 8 p.m. Sept. 26-30 in Big Al’s Comedy Club. Tickets are $19.95, and the show is for those 18 or older. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Concerts planned at Count’s Vamp’d, 6750 W. Sahara Ave, include classic rock and blues jam band John Zito Electric Jam set to perform a free show at 10 p.m. Wednesday and Sept. 26. Rock band Saliva is scheduled for 9 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are $12. Rock bands Jizzy Pearl Band and Kaos X are set to put on a free show at 9:30 p.m. Friday. Rock bands Outta the Black and DVIR are set to perform free at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Visit vampdvegas.com.

"Leader of the Pack" is scheduled to run the last show of the Super Summer Theatre season at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on state Route 159 about 10 miles west of the Las Vegas Beltway. Parking opens at 5 p.m., and meadow seating opens at 6 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or rent a chair in general-admission grass seating. Advance tickets are $12. A limited number of tickets may be available at the gate for $20. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

An artist reception is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Urban Ranch General Store, 6985 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 105. Work to be featured includes Suzanne Silk’s fiber-art silk scarves and shawls and mixed-media collages, John Eugster’s handmade wood boxes and Durette Candito’s leather-trimmed pillows, ottomans and table linens and fur vests. The event is free and open to the public. Visit urbanranchgeneralstore. com, call 368-2601 or email sales@ urbanranchgeneralstore.com.

The West Flamingo Active Adult Center is set to host a theater class for those 55 or older from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday. The class will instruct participants how to develop plays and musicals as well as perform dialogue. Although the class is free, registration is required. Call 455-7743 or visit clarkcountynv.gov/parks.

Warren Light’s "Sideman," directed by Rob Kastil, is set to run at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays through Sept. 30 on the Mainstage at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. The play follows the upheaval in a family when a jazz trumpeter father chooses music over responsibility. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.

Comedian Eddie Griffin is set to perform at 7 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays through September at The King’s Comedy Club at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $73. Call 866-746-7671 or visit riolasvegas.com.

Rock band Stone Temple Pilots are set to perform at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $49. Call 944-3200 or visit palms.com.

Gary Lewis and The Playboys plan to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 and 30 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets are available from $15.95, plus tax and fees. Call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.

The 16th annual Bite of Las Vegas food and music festival is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 29 at Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Headliners include: Matchbox Twenty, Alanis Morissette, Ed Sheeran, Rebecca Ferguson, Tristan Prettyman and Phillip Phillips. Tickets are $13. Children 8 or younger get in free. Visit mix941fm.cbslocal.com.

Cocktails & Canvas, a live collaborative art event, is planned at 5:45 p.m. Sept. 29 at Loftworks, 6405 S. Tenaya Way. All proceeds are to benefit the charity New Vista. Sixteen artists are set to collaborate on 13 original works on everything from canvas to a hybrid sports car donated by Gaudin FISKER of Las Vegas. Guests will also enjoy menu samplings from Garfield’s, The Melting Pot and others. Tickets start at $75. Visit newvistanv.org.

The Desert Springs Senior Living Community, 6650 W. Flamingo Road, is planning a vintage car show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at the center. Approximately 15 to 20 cars are expected to be on display. A photo booth, popcorn machine and face painting are planned. Admission is free. Call 732-2800.

"Line, Rhythm, Stroke: Portraits and Life" a show of artwork by Cristina Natsuko Paulos is scheduled to be on display through Oct. 11 through Jan. 6 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-6030.

Worth a Drive

The SuperRun Classic Car Show is scheduled Thursday through Sunday in the Water Street District in downtown Henderson and the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Country star Jerrod Niemann is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Henderson Events Plaza. Visit hendersonlive.com.

The Sandstone Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 221 S. Lorenzi St., plans to host a family history jamboree from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The free event is set to feature classes on genealogy and a complimentary lunch. Call 474-0906 or visit tinyurl.com/familyjamboree.

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society plans to open its 50th anniversary season with "Songs of Our Politics" at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. The program, featuring the 22-voice Musical Arts Singers and instrumental ensemble, under the direction of Douglas R. Peterson, is set to bring to life more than 200 years of presidential campaign music. John Hanks is to provide historical narration. Keyboard accompaniment will be provided by Eric Eichorst. The ensemble has performed "Songs of Our Politics" prior to each presidential election season since 1992. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Visit snmas.com or call 451-6672.

The Sweet Potatoes are slated to perform a free concert from noon to 1 p.m. Friday in the jury assembly room at the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit artslasvegas.org.

The Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave., is slated to kick off its "Inside Stories" fall speaker series with a presentation from former FBI agent Jack Garcia from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are $35. Call 229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org.

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra plans to perform "Beethoven and Dvorak" at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors, military personnel and students. Call 895-2787 or visit pac.unlv.edu.

The National Atomic Testing Museum, 755 E. Flamingo Road, plans to present "Military UFOs: Secrets Revealed" at 6 p.m. Saturday as part of the Area 51 Lecture Series. Tickets are $20 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. Call 794-5150 or visit nationalatomictesting museum.org.

RagTag Entertainment plans to perform "South Pacific" at 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday in the Community Center at Sun City MacDonald Ranch, 2020 Horizon Ridge Parkway. Tickets are $15. All profits from the shows will be used to purchase materials and supplies for the Las Vegas Sew Girls, who make clothing that is donated to military hospitals. For information, call 260-1621.

"Suessical" is scheduled for at 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday and Sept. 28-30 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets are $10. Visit hendersonlive.com.

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ Nevada Conservatory Theatre plans to present Eric Overmyer’s "On the Verge" at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Black Box Theatre, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13.50 for those younger than 18. Call 895-2787 or visit pac.unlv.edu.

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