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.
This exhibit includes various genres of stone sculpture created by artists who have studied stone-carving techniques at Gainsburg Studio, taught by owner and artist Sharon Gainsburg. Free. Las Vegas City Hall Grand Gallery, 495 S. Main St., first floor, 702-229-1012
Interactive exhibits reveal the plant, products and mystique of chocolate throughout the ages in science, history and popular culture. Enter a tropical rainforest to learn how cacao is grown and how it is processed to fulfill today’s global demand.
Artists Justin Favela and Sean Slattery will collaborate to create an indoor car show featuring three new, life-size recreations, including one built piñata-style. Free. Clark County Government Center Rotunda Gallery.
Streater’s mixed media collage series features females from fashion catalogs wearing material possessions the artist desires, but cannot afford. The models’ vision is blocked, representing how we all may be blinded by the countless things in life that restrict us from reaching our full potential. Free. Winchester Cultural Center Gallery.
Camp Sam USA is a non-profit organization providing special needs adults with a week of fun filled activities that are adapted to their needs and abilities. The camps also provide their regular caretakers, especially family members and friends--with well needed break.
The next camp will be held at Camp Lee Canyon on Mount Charleston July 27 through August 2. There will be a mix of outdoor and indoor activities. Cost is $600, with a $100 deposit.
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.
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.
MAY 1-2, 8:30 p.m.; MAY 3, 2 p.m. Joined by the Christian Tamburr Trio, Holmes will perform fresh, improvisational takes on classic songs by musical greats like Nat “King” Cole, Bonnie Raitt, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and Sam Smith. $37-$46. Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center
Artist Stephanie Hirsch will create a participatory installation including black and white walls, symbolizing the darkness and light within our souls. Guests will write their feelings on bumper stickers that read either “I CREATE” or “I CONQUER,” placing them on the appropriate wall. Free. The Cosmopolitan.
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
Tue - Sun 7:30 p.m.; Sat - Sun 2 p.m. The musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. $39-$139. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center
Locals are invited to drop by and tour the historic Morelli House April 29 and May 20 and 30, any time between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Currently occupied by the Junior League, the mid-century house is at 861 East Bridger Avenue. It was built in 1959 for Antonio Morelli, orchestra leader of the Copa Room at the former Sands Hotel. It's been restored to reflect that time, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Wed - Sat 7 p.m.; Sat - Sun 3 p.m. A laugh-filled fest of everybody you know, have known and some you’d want to forget but can’t! Each of the twenty or so characters is brought to life by Solomon using the voices and dialects that they possess in real life. Close your eyes and you’d swear there were two or three people chatting on stage. $35-$40. Troesh Studio Theater at The Smith Center
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.
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.
2 p.m. In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the ensemble will perform traditional Chinese folk music and contemporary pop songs. The music will be played on traditional Chinese instruments including the pipa, ruan and erhu. Free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org