Community Events for Las Vegas

What are you doing this weekend? If you need some ideas on where to go on this chilly weekend here are some cool happenings around the Valley that you may want to check out.

Come to the National Atomic Testing Museum for Earthling & Alien Flight School – a family fun day featuring activities, handouts, interactive exhibits and a raffle for a 2-person Maverick Helicopter ride this Saturday, November 10, 10 am to 3 pm at the National Atomic Testing Museum, 755 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas for all ages Admission is $15 per family of up to 5 ($5 per additional child)

Springs Preserve will be holding another one of those beneficial gardening workshops on Saturday and Sunday, November 10th and 11th from 8:30am till 10:30 am. This weekend the topic is composting which is the key to rich soil that will grow almost any plant. If you don’t know where to start they have the answers. Admission is $15 to the public. Click here for more info

Smith Center is hosting Jazz Roots: Brazil Meets Funk this Friday, November 9, 7:30pm this unique entertainment is when Brazilian music and Funk find their roots in the drums and rhythms of West Africa. These organic elements form the musical DNA that is imbedded in all the music of the Americas. For one night, we bring together two award-winning stars to explore both genres… Featuring Sergio Mendes and Candy Dulfer Get more info here

This Saturday the Fresh52 Farmers & Artisan Market will host the Autumn Harvest Festival on November 10th where they always have the farmers market in Tivoli Village from 8Am till 4pm there will be face painting, a pie eating contest, live entertainment, and more.

The monthly Las Vegas StrEATS Festival is this Saturday, November 10th from 6pm till 1pm  weekend that takes place at 600 E Fremont in Downtown Las Vegas in the Jackie Gaughn Plaza at the El Cortez. There will be plenty of food and entertainment to keep your night hopping from 6pm till 1 am. Admission is free.

Don’t forget to buy local at your friendly Farmers Markets this weekend. Bet the Farm is at the Springs Preserve every Thursday from 10am till 1pm, Downtwon 3rd hosts their markets from 9am till 2pm on Fridays at the old downtown transit center in downtown Vegas and of course there is the Fresh52 Markets that happens Friday, Saturday and Sunday click here for locations and hours. Buy Fresh, Buy Local


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