Things To Do in Summerlin/Summerlin South, Nov. 19-25
Find things to do in the Summerlin and Summerlin South areas.
November 15, 2013 - 1:13 pm
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The Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, plans to host a free fiber arts workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Meet fellow artists, demonstrate, work on projects and learn new skills such as spinning, knitting, embroidery, collage and anything to do with fiber. Call Susan Williams at 702-507-3866.
Children 6 to 11 are invited to a free Native American Heritage Celebration set from 4 to 5 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Stories, games and crafts are planned. Children can also learn common words in English that come from Native Americans. Call 702-507-3630.
Enjoy the all-star lineup of Elvis Monroe set for 6 p.m. Nov. 21 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Admission is free, and the show is for guests 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777.
Singing impressionist Bob Anderson is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visiting suncoastcasino.com.
Nashville Unplugged plans to present Bobby Tomberlin at 8 p.m. Nov. 22 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Admission is $5 at the door for guests 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777.
The comedians from “Chelsea Lately,” Chris Franjola, James Davis, Brad Wollack and Fortune Fiemster, plan to take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23-24 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Rocks Lounge plans to present Ashley Red from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturdays at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors for the Nov. 23 performance are set to open at 9 p.m. Impulse is set to perform on Nov. 30, with doors at 9 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Admission is free. Call 702-797-7777.
Bill Haley’s Original Comets are set to perform at 4 p.m. Nov. 23 in the Grand Ballroom at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Tickets are $15. Purchase them at the casino cashier or by calling 702-507-5980.
Signature Productions plans to present “Guys and Dolls” at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, through Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. A captioned night for the deaf and hard of hearing is set for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. Tickets are $30 for adults, $28 for seniors 60 or older and students 13 or older and $20 for children 3 to 12. Visit signatureproductions.net and click on “Tickets,” or for groups of 20 or more, call 702-878-7529.
Desperado – the Premiere Eagles Tribute Band is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 and 4 p.m. Nov. 24 in the Grand Ballroom at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Tickets are $15. Purchase them at the casino cashier or by calling 702-507-5980.
A free family concert featuring Shane Jensen performing works from the Baroque period and songs from musical theater is planned for 3 p.m. Nov. 24 at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd. Admission is free, with a “goodwill” offering to be taken. Call 702-341-7800.
November entertainment is scheduled at Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. All shows are free and set to begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. The slated lineup includes: Robbie Howard, Nov. 22-23; Klique Band, Nov. 29-30; Wes Winters, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays; and Mark O’Toole, 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 702-507-5900.
J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to feature live music Fridays and Saturdays starting at 9 p.m. Upcoming acts scheduled include: 3 Digit IQ, Nov. 22-23; and Motor City, Nov. 29-30. Call 702-869-7725.
The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to feature More & Gendel at 6:30 p.m. and DnD Project at 11 p.m. Nov. 22-23 and DnD Project at 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete at 10 p.m. Nov. 29-30. Mark B is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.
The annual Woodturners exhibition is set to run through Dec. 8 during regular library hours at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. View the craftsmanship and skill of the association’s members, including lathe-turned wood, wood vessels, wood boxes with inlay and other creations. Call 702-507-3860.
The Nevada Watercolor Society plans to host its Fall Membership Show through Jan. 14 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The juried exhibition is set to feature original watercolors created in the past year and not exhibited prior to this exhibit. Call 702-507-3630.
“Canon 21,” a photography exhibit by Jose Bellver, is planned to run during regular library hours through Jan. 21 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The exhibition features new work on canvas from the artist’s Geometric Series. This will be the first exhibition in The Studio. Call 702-507-3630.
The exhibit “Historic Rhode Island” by Leonard G. Iannacone is set during regular library hours through Jan. 21 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. The exhibition will feature paintings focusing on historic Rhode Island. Call 702-507-3710.
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Local students are set to perform “Holiday Nights & Lights” community concerts from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 21 to Dec. 19, at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.
“Taking the Baby Picture of the Universe,” a lecture concerning scientific observation of the universe, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 in Room 102 at the Robert L. Bigelow Physics Building at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
Las Vegas Trans Pride Week is scheduled from Nov. 20-24, with multiple events planned at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. The inaugural Trans Pride March is scheduled at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 beginning at The Center and continuing to Las Vegas City Hall, 501 S. Main St. The Transgender Day of Remembrance Awareness Day is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 21 and is set to feature a display of The Wall of Remembrance, honoring victims of hate crimes. The Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil is scheduled at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 to memorialize those who were lost due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. The Transgender Day of Empowerment is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 23 and is set to include workshops, a resource fair and other activities. The Transgender Day of Celebration is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 24, followed by a mixer at Club Metro, 1000 E. Sahara Ave., with entertainment by transgender performers. Visit thecenterlv.com or call 702-733-9800.
The Fall Jazz Festival featuring the UNLV jazz guitar and Latin jazz ensembles is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Black Box Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10 general admission or $8 for seniors, military personnel and UNLV faculty or staff members. UNLV students with ID may receive one free ticket. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
A joint concert of the UNLV Wind Orchestra and the Green Valley High School Wind Ensemble is scheduled at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The performance is set to feature American band masterworks. Tickets are $10 general admission or $8 for seniors, military personnel and UNLV faculty or staff members. UNLV students with ID may receive one free ticket. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
The Wonderground variety shows are scheduled at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. Nov. 21 at The Olive, 3850 E. Sunset Road. The show features artists, magicians, dancers, musicians and more. Tickets are $10 at the door. Visit vegaswonderground.com.
“In Motion,” a dance studio concert, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21-23 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 22 in Dance Studio One in the Alta Ham Fine Arts Building at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10 general admission or $8 for seniors, students, military personnel and UNLV faculty or staff members. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
New Rose Varieties for 2014, an educational meeting organized by the South Valley Rose Society and the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Visit www.unce.unr.edu, email email@example.com. or call 702-257-5555.
A fall concert featuring the UNLV Women’s Chorus & Varsity Men’s Glee Club is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall in the Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10 general admission or $8 for seniors, military personnel and UNLV faculty or staff members. UNLV students with ID may receive one free ticket. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
The Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation is set to honor supporters and children with critical illnesses at the 20th annual Profiles of Courage Gala at 6 p.m. Nov. 23 at Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Proceeds benefit the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation’s Project A.R.K. (Aids & Resources for Kids) and the foundation’s adult services program, The Caring Place. Tickets are $250 per person. Visit nvccf.org or call 702-735-8434.
The Las Vegas Philharmonic: Masterworks Series II “Love of Country” is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The Philharmonic and guest conductor George Hanson are set to perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy and to honor service members. Tickets are $25 to $94. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2000.
The Las Vegas Kaminari Taiko 20th Anniversary Concert is scheduled at 7 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $35, $30 for seniors, military or Japanese Chamber of Commerce members and $25 for students with ID. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
The Las Vegas Improvisation Players plan a comedy and music improv show at 7 p.m. Nov. 23 at the American Heritage Academy, 6126 S. Sandhill Road. Tickets are $10 at the door, which is set to open at 6:40 p.m.
A discovery hike with the theme “Beaver: An Unexpected Resident” is set for 9:30 a.m. Nov. 23 at Wetlands Park, 7050 E. Wetlands Park Lane. A nature guide will take hikers through trails in the 3,000-acre park. Participation is free, but registration is required. Visit wetlandspark.eventbrite.com to sign up.
The Fern Adair Conservatory of the Arts, 3265 E. Patrick Lane, plans a holiday performance at the 25th annual Festival of Trees & Lights at 2 p.m. Nov. 23 at Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South, inside the Rivoli Ballroom. It will benefit the Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada. The black-tie-optional celebration will include dinner, entertainment, holiday displays and live auctions. Tickets are $275. Visit dsosn.org or fernadair.com. Holiday performances of “A Fairy Tale Christmas” are set for 2 p.m. Dec. 14-15 at the Children’s Theatre Workshop at the conservatory’s Studio D. Tickets are $3. The show is scheduled to feature many well-known fairy tale characters, such as the three little pigs, the big, bad wolf, Cinderella and the fairy godmother. Call 702-458-7575 to reserve tickets.
The North Las Vegas Emblem Club No. 427 is planning a Holiday Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov 23 at the North Las Vegas Elks Lodge, 2939 N. Van Der Meer. Vendors, handcrafted items, jewelry, cosmetics, gifts, homebaked goods, Grannies Attic and a raffle are planned. Santa and Mrs. Claus are scheduled to attend. The event is free and open to the public.
The Glittering Lights holiday drive-through is scheduled through Jan. 5 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is set to feature more than 400 animated lights along a 2.5-mile racetrack. The event is scheduled to be open from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is $15 per vehicle on weeknights and $20 Friday through Sunday and holidays. The first 15,000 vehicles will receive a gift bag filled with goodies. Purchase tickets on site or in advance at glitteringlightslasvegas.com. Discount tickets available at Walgreens.
Ballroom dancing is planned from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-795-8140.
“Wildlife Preserved,” an exhibition of 50 taxidermied animals, including wolverines, jaguars and ostriches, is set to be on display during regular business hours through Dec. 1 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The cost is included with regular admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
A display of Shari Bray’s saggar-fired ceramics is set to be on display through Dec. 17 at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3760.
“Pow Wow Portraits,” an exhibition of large-format photographs by Lamar Marchese, is set to be on display during regular business hours through Jan. 5 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
Santa’s Arrival and Parade is planned for 10:30 a.m. Nov. 29 at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. The parade will feature Santa on a horse-drawn carriage, elves, characters from Nevada Ballet Theatre’s “Nutcracker” and local school organizations. The final stop on the route is Santa’s house, where children can share their holiday wishes and take photos with Santa. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
An Evening of Pop and Doo Wop is set for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Pop music group All-4-One is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Martin “Concert King of the Philippines” Nievera is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14-15 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Calling 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
The Sun City Musicmakers plan to perform a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased at the community center monitor stations at Desert Vista, 10360 Sun City Blvd.; Mountain Shadows, 9107 Del Webb Blvd.; and Pinnacle, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd., or call 702-255-4738, 702-645-8534 or 702-750-8783.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to perform “The Nutcracker” Dec. 14-22 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets start at $42. Call 702-749-2000.
The Nevada School of Dance plans perform “The Nutcracker” Dec. 20-21 at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School’s Performing Arts Center, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. Call 702-248-1288 or visit nevadaschoolofdance.org.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Coppelia, or The Girl with the Enamel Eyes” May 9-10, 2014, at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale Dec. 14. Call 702-749-2000.
An Open Mic Night is set from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays at Grape Street Cafe, 7501 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Musicians, comedians and magicians are welcome to take the mic and show off their talents. Jason Hutchings, a local musician and songwriter, produces and hosts the events. To go along with it, Grape Street offers a reverse happy hour, with half off appetizers and buy-one-get-one free glasses of wine or beer. Call 702-228-9463.
The Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive, plans to offer free entertainment from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays unless otherwise noted. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
Line dance lessons are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit sclv.com.
Live complimentary music is scheduled at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. Pizza Lounge plans to host music from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. View Wine Bar & Kitchen at the Market LV plans music from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. La Casa Cigars & Lounge has a Cuban jazz band scheduled from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Wednesdays, a saxophonist from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Thursdays, jazz and Motown from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and the Sinatra Band from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
Bluesman Bobby Jonz is set to headline a Celebrity Guests Dinner Show from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at The Mad Greek Cafe, 8565 W. Sahara Ave. The show is free to diners. Call 702-242-7669 for reservations.
The Las Vegas Farmers Market is open from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Gardens Park, 10401 Garden Park Drive, and Wednesdays at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. Find produce from regional farmers, baked goods and artisan crafts. Visit lasvegasfarmersmarket.com or call 702-562-2676.
The fresh52 Farmers Market at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., is set to operate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Visit fresh52.com.
Dave Ritz is slated to perform from 7to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777.
Daniel Park is set to perform from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777.
Zowie Bowie featuring Chris Phillips is scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Fridays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
The Peelers are scheduled to perform Saturdays for guests 21 or older in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. Visit redrock.sclv.com.