Nevada Garden Clubs will hold a standard flower show with a fairy tale theme October 28 and 29 from noon to 4:00. There will be displays in the categories of design, botanical arts, education, horticulture and photography. Admission is free. For more information call Judy at 702-259-6459.
The Gateway Arts Foundation is celebrating 10 years. Their annual scholarship benefit concert. featuring Whitney Phoenix playing tunes from his new album, will be October 29, starting at 3:00, in Summerlin's Starbright Theate.
Cheng Yajie’s drawings and paintings reflect the early influence of Social Realism, from his studies in China during the 1980s, and the dreamlike qualities and symbolism of Fantastic Realism, learned while in graduate school in Austria. Free. Art Gallery at Spring Valley library through October 30, lvccld.org
Schofield Middle School and Walk Church are hosting their first Trunk or Treat festival October 30, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. There will be dozens of exhibitors and community partners, games for kids of all ages, food for everyone, and lots and lots of candy.
The Nevada Watercolor Society’s Fall Art Show is at the West Charleston Library October 31 through January 23. The show is one of the juried exhibits that the Society holds during the year. There will be a reception with light refreshments November 2, from 5 to 6:30 pm.
The Seed-y Side of the Garden – A bountiful garden is more than the delicious harvest. It’s also the time to gather seeds for future gardens. Learn the importance of seed collecting and creating a seed library. November 1, 8, 15 for ages 6-12.
Jump into the world of the real DEA agents Javier Pena and Steve Murphy who were instrumental in the take down of one of the most prolific and gruesome drug lords of all time, “The King of Cocaine”, Pablo Escobar. Purchase your tickets through Nevada Public Radio.
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.
Science Cafe Las Vegas meets on the first Wednesday of each month, starting at 6:30, for a lively discussion of a specific subject. (You might want to brush up before heading out.) There's beer, but the event is okay for those under 21.
You're invited to tour of the Flamingo Water Resource Center on November 4. Inspect the community's largest wastewater treatment facility and learn how they treat wastewater and return it to our environment. Advance registration required, by November 2.
Enjoy an exciting runway show of the season's latest trends, an incredible dinner, and an amazing live auction. Proceeds from this event will help supply center diagnostic services, treatment, and other support services. 6–9P, $300. Aria Resort and Casino, grantagiftfoundation.org
This family-friendly event blends rich customs with exciting activities such as live theater and dance performances, altars, mariachis, face painting, sugar-skull decorating, and an art exhibition. 4P, $8 adults; $5 children. Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
Dreesen was Frank Sinatra’s opening act for 14 years. In this show, he shares personal stories and insights from his work with the entertainment legend. 7P, $39–$59. Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
The little house/gallery on Seventh Street delivers perhaps the biggest show of the fall, by one of the critical darlings of contemporary art, Raymond Pettibon. Rooted in SoCal punk art and its DIY graphics sensibility, Pettibon’s drawings and prints range widely across such topics as religion, politics, sexuality, and pop culture, layering enigmatic prose fragments to images of dizzying energy. Through November 3. mcqfineart.com
Las Vegas Inspiring Connections Outdoors annual "friendraiser" wil be held November 4, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Transition Services. The dinner, live music, silent auction and raffle will raise funds to support nature outings and wilderness experiences for underserved urban youth in the Las Vegas area.