China Lights will illuminate Craig Ranch Regional Park January 19 through February 25, with 40 larger-than-life lantern displays They have more than 1,000 components, with state-of-the-art LEDs and animation created on-site by Chinese artisans.
The 20th annual Lutefisk Dinner, hosted by the Vegas Viking Lodge of the Sons of Norway, will be January 27 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. On the menu: Lutefisk with melted butter or white sauce, roasted pork, boiled potatoes, peas and carrots, lefse, coffee and iced tea, and Norwegian and other cookies. Aquavit will be available at an open bar. Tickets must be purchased by Jan.uary 20---none will be sold at the door.
You are invited to celebrate the contributions of African-Americans to our community February 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Springs Preserve. There will be music and dance performances, soul food from local restaurants, cultural art and gift items, a historic black Las Vegas photo exhibit, and activities for the kids. Also, a blood drive.
Chinatown Plaza will host its annual Chinese New Year celebration on February 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., to mark the Year of the Dog. There will be traditional foods, vendors, a 150-foot long dragon on parade, a Chinese lion dance, kung-fu and martial art demonstrations, music and dance.
Entertainment will be between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for ages 6-12. Those 5 and under are free.