IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
The 17th annual Summerlin Art Festival is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Summerlin Centre Community Park, 1800 S. Town Center Drive. More than 100 artists are expected to participate in the free event. The festival also will feature live entertainment, sidewalk chalk art (create your own masterpiece for $5) and food vendors. Visit summerlinartfestival.com.
The Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada plans to celebrate its one-year anniversary with Taste of the JCC, a free afternoon of activities, cake and entertainment featuring acrobatic magician Seth Grabel, the cast of "Viva Oy Vegas" and teen rock group Gunshow from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at 9001 Hillpointe Road. Visit jccsn.org or call 794-0090.
The Sandstone Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints plans to host a free Family History Jamboree open house Saturday at 221 S. Lorenzi St. Registration begins at 8 a.m., a keynote speech is planned at 8:30 a.m., and classes are set to run from 9:40 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visit fhcopenhouse.org or call 363-7486.
Broadway Bound and Studio One Summerlin Dance Academy performances of the musical "Into the Woods" are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 1 p.m. Sunday and 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Summerlin Library’s Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $10 and $12. Visit broadwayboundlv.com or call 838-5131.
The Scintas plan to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $29.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 636-7075.
Jade Productions plans to present "Showtune" at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The original musical revue tells the story of American musical theater from 1904 to the mid-1960s, through the songs of George M. Cohan, Eubie Blake, Jerome Kern, George and Ira Gershwin and Cole Porter. Tickets are $8 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $10 for nonresidents. Call 240-1301.
The Gateway Arts Foundation plans to present a musical comedy about middle age "I Know I Came In Here For Something" at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Summerlin Library’s Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $18 and $15 for seniors. Visit iknowicameinhereforsomething.com or call 360-8340.
Debra Gauthier, one of the first female police officers in Las Vegas, plans to sign her book "Bright Lights, Dark Places" at 1 p.m. Saturday at the 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd. Barnes & Noble. The store also is set to host Connie Sage signing her book "Frank Batten: The Untold Story of the Founder of the Weather Channel" at 7 p.m. Thursday.
WORTH A DRIVE
Lance Burton and Friends plan to perform to benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children at 5 p.m. Saturday at Artemus W. Ham Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $30 and $20. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 895-2787.
Las Vegas artist-donated pieces are set to be on display at "We Will Survive," a benefit show scheduled to run Saturday through Nov. 9 at the Marjorie Barrick Museum at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The museum plans to host a "sneak peek" reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Visit barrickmuseum.unlv.edu.
The Asian Harvest Moon Festival is scheduled to include art, music and a children’s lantern parade from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 children for children 5 or older and free for children 4 or under. Visit springspreserve.org.
"The Scoop on Poop! The Science of What Animals Leave Behind," the newest visiting exhibit at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., invites science lovers to test their No. 2 IQ with interactive activities beginning Monday and running through Jan. 8. Visit springspreserve.org.
The visiting exhibit "Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home" finishes its stay at the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum, 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North, Sunday. Next up is "Body Carnival: The Science and Fun of Being You" scheduled to open Oct. 8. Visit ldcm.org.
A variety of classic cars are planned to be lined along Main Street during a preview event for the SuperRun Car Show scheduled from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive. The main SuperRun is scheduled Thursday through Sunday and features car enthusiast and entertainment events at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Visit hendersonlive.com.
DISCOUNTS FOR LOCALS
Cirque du Soleil’s "Viva Elvis" at Aria has a locals’ offer with two tickets starting at $75. Call 877-274-0438 and use the code word "locals."
Disney’s "The Lion King" at Mandalay Bay is offering two-for-one tickets for orchestra and front mezzanine seats. Call 632-7580 and use the code word "pride."
The 49th annual Art in the Park benefiting the Boulder City Hospital is scheduled for Oct. 1-2 in park venues throughout Boulder City. The event includes hundreds of fine artists and craftsmen, live music and food. Visit artinthepark.org or call 293-0214.
Comedian Dennis Miller is set to perform at 9 p.m. Oct. 7-9 at The Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Miller is best known for his work at "Saturday Night Live," "Dennis Miller Live" and "The O’Reilly Factor." Tickets start at $34.95. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 365-7075.
Disney’s "Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever!" is scheduled at 7 p.m. Sept. 30, 4 and 7 p.m. Oct. 1 and 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3. at The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $18.50, $23.50, $36.50 and $69.50. visit orleansarena.com or call 284-7777.
The Temptations — Otis Williams, Bruce Williamson, Terry Weeks, Ron Tyson and Joe Herndon — are set to bring classic Motown back at 8 p.m. each evening Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $34.95. For more information, call 365-7075 or go to orleanscasino.com.
The sixth annual Pure Aloha Festival is scheduled for Oct. 6-9 at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. The band Nesian Nine & The Green is set to perform at 6 p.m. Oct. 7, and Hafa Adai from Guam is set to perform at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets start at $35 and $30, respectively. Visit vizzun.com.
Lupe Fiasco is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Oct. 9 at The Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Fiasco has released the albums "Food & Liquor," "The Cool" and "LASERS." Tickets are $39, $59, $79 and $89. Call 942-6888.
American rock duo Steely Dan is set to perform at 9 p.m. Oct. 13 at The Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $75. Call 944-3200.
IN A GALLERY NEAR YOU
"Recent Works by Laraine Kaiser" is scheduled to be on display though Nov. 8 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3820.
Darren Johnson’s "Important Conversations in Midwestern Brown" is scheduled to be on display through Oct. 2 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-6030.