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 20th annual Lutefisk Dinner, hosted by the Vegas Viking Lodge of the Sons of Norway, will be January 27 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. On the menu: Lutefisk with melted butter or white sauce, roasted pork, boiled potatoes, peas and carrots, lefse, coffee and iced tea, and Norwegian and other cookies. Aquavit will be available at an open bar. Tickets must be purchased by Jan.uary 20---none will be sold at the door.
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.
You are invited to celebrate the contributions of African-Americans to our community February 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Springs Preserve. There will be music and dance performances, soul food from local restaurants, cultural art and gift items, a historic black Las Vegas photo exhibit, and activities for the kids. Also, a blood drive.
Chinatown Plaza will host its annual Chinese New Year celebration on February 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., to mark the Year of the Dog. There will be traditional foods, vendors, a 150-foot long dragon on parade, a Chinese lion dance, kung-fu and martial art demonstrations, music and dance.
Entertainment will be between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for ages 6-12. Those 5 and under are free.
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.