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13 Things To Do This Week In Las Vegas For Aug. 23 through 29

Posted at 6:23 PM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-23 16:56:26-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Here's a list of 13 things to do this week in the Las Vegas valley:

1. There will be a free showing of "Incredibles 2" on Aug. 23 at Lincoln Elementary School on Berg Street. Movie Madness night is presented by City of North Las Vegas. Family activities begin at 6 p.m. Admission is free.

2. Singer Daniel Emmet is performing Sunday and Monday to his new show "All That I Am" at Caesars Palace. He is performing with a live band at Cleopatra's Barge. Emmet was in Season 13 of "America's Got Talent."

3. The American country music group Lady Antebellum is wrapping up their series of shows in the Pearl Concert Theater at The Palms hotel-casino. They are performing this weekend, Wednesday and next weekend. The group made its debut in 2007 and was named Top New Duo or Group by the Academy of Country Music in 2008.

4. The 9th Island Summer Family Luau is happening Aug. 24 at Downtown Container Park. The newest event celebrates the rich Hawaiian culture that has migrated and grown in the Las Vegas valley. There will be a variety of food and drink specials, live entertainment, art and surprise guests.

5. If you are a fan of bagpipes, the 19th annual Something Scottish Festival is happening at Windmill Library on Saturday. There will also be dancers, spinning and weaving demonstrations, crafts, games and other Scottish fun.

6. Cheap Trick is performing Aug. 24 at Fremont Street Experience. The bank formed in 1973 from Rockford, Illinois. They released their debut album in 1977. Hit songs include "I Want You To Want Me" and "The Flame."

7. Night Ranger is performing Aug. 24 in The Railhead at Boulder Station. Night Ranger gained popularity in the 1980s. The bands first 5 albums sold more than 10 million copies worldwide.

8. It's Back-to-School Night on Aug. 24 at The Bullring inside the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. All area students, teachers and school employees will be admitted free with a school-issued ID. The NASCAR Super Late Models, 602 Modifieds, Bombers and Super Stocks will be taking to the track, along with USLCI Legends and Bandoleros and Skid Plate Cars.

9. Pepper is performing on Aug. 24 at Mandalay Bay Beach. Pepper is a Southern California-based band and is known for its signature dub sounds and synergistic style. The band got its start in Hawaii and consists of vocalist/guitarist Kaleo Wassman, vocalist/bassist Bret Bollinger, and drummer Yesod Williams. Since the band's formation they have released seven studio albums as well as two live albums.

10. Cher is performing Aug. 23, 24, 28 and 31 and Sept. 1 at Park MGM. Cher was born Cherilyn Sarkisian and first gained popularity in 1965 as one half of the folk rock husband-wife duo Sonny & Cher.

11. The annual Guns and Hoses baseball game between Las Vegas firefighters and police officers is back on Aug. 25 at Las Vegas Ballpark. Special activities for the kids before the game. Vegas Golden Knight player Deryk Engelland will be hanging out with the firefighters. Game benefits local charities.

12. The world famous Harlem Globetrotters return to the Orleans Arena Aug. 25. The Harlem Globetrotters are known for their rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, comedy and fan interaction. The Globetrotters’ star-studded roster includes Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm.

13. "Michael Jackson One" by Cirque du Soleil and The Estate of Michael Jackson will celebrate the King of Pop's birthday on Aug. 29 with a sneak peek inside the production's rehearsal and a question and answer session with the artists and performers. Entry is on first-come, first-serve basis.

The South Point Car and Truck Show is happening Aug. 24. See cars, trucks, bikes, semi-trucks and an array of exotic vehicles inside the South Point's Exhibit Hall. There will be raffle prizes, multiple vendors, commemorative T-shirts and food for purchase. Free admission. Proceeds will benefit Speedway Children's Charities, helping local children in need live more productive lives.