Your registration for this fundraiser includes a full Santa suit, a medal, and the opportunity to be a part of the largest gathering of Santas in the world! The race benefits Opportunity Village. 8A, $40. Fremont Street, raceentry.com
Enjoy watching a fun-filled evening at Lake Mead as fully decorated boats float through for this holiday parade on the water. 5P, free. Lake Mead Resort Marina, 322 Lake Shore Road. visitbouldercity.com
This 40-minute ride along the Boulder Branch Line features a toy train exhibit, Santa's sleigh for photos, North Pole mailbox, and depot gift store. Six runs, 10A–3P Sun–Sat, $10. Nevada State Railroad Museum, 601 Yucca St., Boulder City, nevadasouthern.com
The Breast Center at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas holds several classes and meetings every month. Included are a breast cancer support group, the young survivor's breast cancer support group, pilates classes for women with breast cancer, yoga classes (including pre-natal), and more.
The non-profit Narcotics Anonymous is a twelve-step program offering help for people trying to end a drug addiction, modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous. There are several meetings every day in Southern Nevada, most of them in Las Vegas.
It’s a museum by day and a School of Striptease at night! The Burlesque Hall of Fame’s School of Striptease offers classes for the hobbyist, the novice, and established performers of all kinds. Learn about the art of the striptease from the industry’s top performers of today and yesteryear.
Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions is a Las Vegas based non-profit devoted to finding homes for cats. They have cats to adopt on some weekends at area Petcos and PetSmarts and a cage-free adoption facility. They can always use volunteers, especially folks to be foster parents for kittens and cats.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre presents Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic. Thu.–Sat. 7:30; Sat. 2P; Sun. 1P and 5:30P; Dec. 23–Dec. 24, 2P, $30.95-$189.95. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
Their special holiday presentation of WinterFest includes a variety of family-friendly activities including the official tree-lighting ceremony with Mayor Debra March and Santa on Friday night. Saturday’s festivities conclude with the fabulous Evening Light Parade. Tree lighting: Fri. 6P; festival: Sat. 2P; parade: Sat. 5P, free. Henderson Convention Center and Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St., Henderson, cityofhenderson.com
Raise funds and awareness for the Arthritis Foundation in the 5K, 10K , or 1-mile kids run. Runners receive jingle bells for their shoes and other goodies. 8A, $25–$75. Tivoli Village, arthritis.org/Nevada