Musical and skit comedy all made up on the spot. The only “clean burning” improv show in the valley — so bring grandma and the kids! 7P, $10; $5 kids, seniors, and military. Show Creators Studio, 4455 W. Sunset Road, lvimprov.com
Something happened to Chloe after that party last Saturday night. Something she says she can't remember. Something everybody is talking about. Whose version of the story do you believe? 7:30P, $16.50. Black Box Theatre in Alta Ham Fine Arts at UNLV, unlv.edu
In their first tour together, the acclaimed folk-rockers share stories and perform their hits and songs from their upcoming album. 7:30P, $35–$115. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
With his soulful voice and earthy, southern manner, Grimm charmed millions of viewers as a contestant on season five of NBC's popular “America's Got Talent.” 7P, $20. Starbright Theatre at Sun City Summerlin, scscai.com
You are invited to Mr. Smiley and Inky Louise's crazy Oktoberfest birthday party for Hubert D'Givenski — a Swiss sock monkey! Ludicrous accordion entertainment by the Squeezebox Hero, Oktoberfest beer, specials and sausages for sale, folks wearing dirndls, lederhosen, and more! Held at the bar where everything's for sale. 21+ only. 5P-1A, free. ReBAR, 1225 S. Main St., rebarlv.com and squeezeboxhero.com
The Henderson Libraries Edible Book Contest is open to book lovers, lovers of crafting, jokesters, and those who appreciate a good cake. Each edible creation must depict a fictional or non-fictional literary work or character from the Suspense, Thriller, or Mystery genre. Must register by October 14. Judging will be on the 21st.
The Unity Festival will be held October 21, from l to 4 pm at the Baha'i Center on West Oakey. It will celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Baha'u'llah, founder of the religion. Everyone is welcome.
Clark County Wetlands Park has a few more morning walks coming up. On October 21, check out the weirs in place along the wash and learn how they work. On the 28th, exlpore some of the park's habitats providing resting sites for migratory birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.
The annual Las Vegas Book Festival returns to downtown Las Vegas Oct. 21. The keynote speakers will be authors Daniel Handler and Sharon Draper and there will be more than 25 panel discussions on topics that cover trends and issues in literature.
Christ Church Episcopal is hosting their 47th annual Lobster Fair October 21, from 9 to 3. There will be steamed and live Maine lobstres (which you can order in advance online), home cooked food, arts and crafts, music and other things. No charge to attend.
The Henderson Symphony Orchestra will perform Symphonie Fantastique by Hector Berlioz October 21 at 8 p.m. at Lake Las Vegas. Alexandra Arrieche is their conductor. Admission is free with donations welcome.
Winner of “America’s Got Talent,” iLUMINATE combines music, art, and technological magic to tell a story of adventure and romance through dance. Ages 4+. 7:30P, $24–$79. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
The Las Vegas Young Artists Orchestra will performs works from Disney's Fantasia October 22, starting at 2, in the theater at the Windmill Library. Included will be Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin with guest pianist Alexandria Le.
Local authors Mercedes Yardley, Brian Rouff and Eric James Miller will read aloud spooky excerpts from their latest works and local professional artist Meegan Boiros will turn blank canvases into works of art using what they read as inspiration. The event runs from 2 to 4 in Building K, room 101.
The Southern Nevada Rock Art Association meets on the fourth Monday of every month, starting at 6:30 p.m., in the REI store in Boca Park. Admission is free and anyone interested in rock art is invited to attend. There's usually a program on rock art and/or archeology, most often local or regional.
Signature Productions presents the musical “Oliver!” October 24 through November 18 in the theater at the Summerlin Library. It is based on the Charles Dickens novel “Oliver Twist,” set in Victorian England.