The annual “pop up” fine art exhibit where philanthropists, artists, and art lovers converge to give back to their community. Peruse the art while enjoying complimentary beer, wine, and Mexican cuisine. Proceeds go to Aid for AIDS of Nevada. 6P–10P, $25. Zappos, 400 Stewart Ave., afanlv.org
A night of music featuring guests Mark Wills, U.S Army Ranger "Padre" Paul Handelman, Adam Martin, and Blackbird Anthem. Proceeds benefit special operations soldiers overseas. 6:30P, $50–$1,500. The Light Nightclub Mandalay Bay, specopscharity.com
The annual Mardi Gras masquerade gala to benefit the B.E. a S.H.E.R.O Foundation will be held on January 27 at the Space. There will be world class food from chef Lisa, Cirque performers, music from Sin City Opera and a string quartet, a live auction, and much more.
NASCAR fans and car enthusiasts will have the opportunity to drive their personal vehicles around the 1.5-mile superspeedway at speeds up to 75 miles per hour (behind a pace car) to raise money for local children’s charities. Drivers must be 18+, passengers 6+. 7P, $10–$45. Las Vegas Motor Speedway, speedwaycharities.org
Boys Town Nevada will hold their “Saddle-Up & Help Our Kids” benefit event February 28, starting at 5:30 p.m., at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country. There’ll be some great music, beer/whiskey/wine tastings and line-dancing lessons. And, you can test your rockin’ rodeo skills on the mechanical bull!
Evening of Hope will have a gallery of art by children and an auction featuring Southern Nevada's finest culinary artists and entertainment to raise awareness of and funding for children battling cancer. You can celebrate childhood cancer heroes with passed bites and libations at this fundraiser for Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, celebrating 40 years of service.