More than 500,000 lights will be strung throughout the 3-acre garden. Stop inside for a chocolate sample. 5P–midnight, free. Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Garden, 2 Cactus Garden Drive, Henderson, ethelm.com
Enjoy veggie and yellow rice, lentil curry, chicken curry, papadam, polsombal and many other Sri Lakan dishes at this fundraising dinner benefitting Blue Lotus Las Vegas and Bhante Sujatha's Incubator Project.
The 23rd annual Scandinavian boutique with lefse and home-baked goods will be held November 18, from 10:30 to 2, in the Clark County Library. There will be Scandinavian items for sale and Norwegian-style heart-shaped waffles made fresh on the premises, coffee and more. Hosted by the Vegas Viking Lodge of the Sons of Norway.
Relax in the "Village Square" at the Center for Science and Wonder. Take a dish or bottle of wine to share and, if you have song in your heart, take your favorite instrument. Share a story. Enjoy an old fashioned Village Social. Doors open at 6 p.m. It's behind the PTs restaurant in the southeast part of the parking lot.
The Country Fresh Farmers Market is held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Thursday at the Henderson Events Plaza in downtown Henderson and every Friday from 10 to 4 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Available are fresh fruits and vegetables, salsa, honey, arts and crafts, and more---much more.