The UNLV School of Music presents dozens of free classical music recitals and concerts every term. Most are by students, performing solo or in small groups. There are also performances by music faculty, guest artists, and visiting ensembles. Some things, such as their symphony orchestra and wind band concerts, have a small charge. You can find the complete list on their website.
A concert featuring beloved scenes celebrating the joy of Christmas -- from operas such as La Bohème, Werther, and Amahl and the Night Visitors. 7:30P, $20; $10 under 18. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., artslasvegas.org
The Nevada Chamber Orchestra will perfom holiday favorites and have the premier of "Film Suite," a harp and trumpet concerto by Maxwell Lafontant during this free hour-long concert, which starts at 3:00.
The Las Vegas Young Artists Orchestra will perform music from the Star Wars films, with the latest in the series just out. Relive your favorite scenes at this special concert at the new Enclave events center.
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.