Every Monday. 8a-10p. Showcasing 238 rare Fabergé artifacts as part of the largest public collection of Fabergé outside of Russia. Unique to this exhibition is a small collection of “Fauxbergé” objects – look-alikes once believed to be originals. $17, $14 for Nevada residents, $12 students/seniors/military, children 12 and under free. Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.
Nevada's Aging and Disability Services Division is looking for volunteers to serve as Long Term Care Ombudsman in skilled nursing facilities.
Volunteers act as advocates and a voice for residents in skilled nursing facilities, either those who cannot speak for themselves or who request assistance and advocacy. Volunteers promote resident's rights, empower residents and help resolve complaints.
Southern Nevada children experiencing grief from the death of someone close to them are invited to attend the second annual Camp Erin Las Vegas June 12-14. Hosted by Nathan Adelson Hospice and the Moyer Foundation for ages 6-17, .it will be at the Potosi Pines camp at Mt. Potosi.
The exhibit contains many articles from the celebration year, including the Sesquicentennial saddle handmade by J.M. Capriolas which features the GS Garcia stamp and Nevada 150 commemorative silver medallions; a diorama entitled “Home Means Nevada” created using only materials from Nevada; multiple photos from the celebration and much more. Free. First floor of the Grant Sawyer Building, nevada150.org
Gilcrease Orchard in the northwest part of the Las Vegas Valley has fruit and vegetables for sale. You can purchase from their stand or pick your own on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to noon. Check their website to see what's available. They also have apple cider.
This year’s theme was “Celebrations and Traditions” when the challenge went out to professional, amateur and youth photographers throughout the valley. Come see the results of the sixth-annual juried photo contest. Free with regular admission. Big Springs Gallery at Springs Preserve.
“Street Seen” is a collection of on-location candid portraits from around the US and around the world by Las Vegas photographer Lamar Marchese. It will be on display through July 9 at the BLVDS Gallery in downtown Las Vegas, Monday through Friday from 9 to 5.
Adults with cognitive and physical disabilities are invited to attend Camp Sam July 27 through August 2 at Camp Lee Canyon on Mt. Charleston. There will be archery, the high ropes challenge course, mad science, Zumba hiking, a camp dance, and much more.
D.J. Allen, the outgoing chairman of the board of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, will be roasted June 12, starting at 6 p.m., at the Henderson Convention Center. Proceeds benefit the Dave Rice Foundation, which supports the fight against autism in Southern Nevada, and the Henderson Chamber of Commerce.
Guests write vows to themselves, then artist Gabrielle St. Evensen guides them to choose a few costume elements, pick a bouquet and choose a ring to keep. Next, guests enter an inner sanctum where a priestess whispers the vows as guests repeat them to themselves in a mirror. Guests are pronounced married to themselves and are given a personal wedding cake, cheers and a photo. Free. P3Studio at The Cosmopolitan, cosmopolitanlasvegas.com
A five-year retrospective by C.A. Traen featuring ceramic sculptures inspired by a catalogue of sketches. The work is uniquely and dynamically designed to be rich with personality by combining fine hand-sculpted details with wheel-thrown elements, vibrant underglazes and opulent lusters. Free. Las Vegas City Hall Grand Gallery, 495 S. Main St., first floor, 702-229-1012
May 15, 16, 22, 23. 7:30 p.m. This classic musical based on Charles Schulz’ beloved PEANUTS comic strip is being presented by The Shakespeare Institute of Nevada. Come see the Peanuts gang! $10-$22.50. Henderson Pavilion, cityofhenderson.com
Engelbert Humperdinck — the late German composer, not the still (we’re pretty sure) living English crooner — might not recognize Sin City Opera’s production of his classic Hansel & Gretel. Says here SCO’s production will be “deconstructed” and “homeless,” with “deeper characterizations than in the original setting.” Sounds brainy! But approachable, too, since it’ll be sung in English — ideal for opera newcomers. 7p May 15-16, May 22-24; 2p May 24, $10-$15, Winchester Cultural Center, 702-455-7340
July 6-31: ages 9-17 will learn essential phases of musical theater (dialogue, voice, performance dance, limited acrobatics) and then put on a 70 minute performance of “Into the Woods” The workshop runs for four weeks, five days each week, at Baobab Stage in Town Sqaure.
It's time to putt for pups! Join Hearts Alive Village and PAWS for their 5th annual benefit golf tournament May 30 at Bears Best golf course, starting at 11 a.m. PAWS helps pet owners pay for spaying, neutering, and emergency medical care, and helps rescue groups.
Every Monday at 7 p.m. Veteran poetry producer Lee Mallory will curate and host this selective open mic that will include edgy musicians, acerbic comics and lively spoken art visionaries. You will never think of poetry the same way again. Free with one drink minimum. The Cantina at Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino, 702-733-7000
Proceeds go to Camp Sunshine, a one-of-a-kind camp in Maine that is dedicated to helping children with cancer and their families. $1 per paper flip-flop, $5 for key fobs allowing 10% off purchases. Wear flip-flops on June 19 for a free smoothie! All 26 Las Vegas Tropical Smoothie Café locations, tropicalsmoothie.com
Keep Memory Alive at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas hosts "Lunch & Learn" talks most Wednesdays from noon to 1:00. Most often they cover topics of interest to those serving as caregivers to people with dementia.