Here is the latest roundup of things to do in Las Vegas for the week of Oct. 11-17:
1. The Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival is back at Sunset Park this weekend. Join the queen and king for historical reenactments, live performances, an array of delicious and authentic foods and jousting.
2. The Big Boys Toys show is happening Oct. 11-13 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The show features art, planes, motorcycles, boats, fashion, stuff for kids and even for pets. Admission is free if you use the code word ACTION when buying tickets.
3. The legendary karaoke host Danny G returns to Las Vegas with an appearance Oct. 11 at the Thunderbird Saloon. He spent 18 years as the host at Dino's, right across the street.
4. The Las Vegas PRIDE Parade and Festival are taking place Oct. 11 and 12 in downtown Las Vegas. The annual night parade starts at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 and the PRIDE Festival is happening Oct. 12 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. There are other events around town.
5. The SafeNest Run for Hope is happening Oct. 11 at Springs Preserve. Join other runners and walkers and take a stand against domestic violence. The 5K run and 1-mile walk celebrates survivors and raises money and awareness.
6. Wynn Nightlife's 3-day music experience, Art of the Wild, returns Oct. 11 through 13 featuring Bedouin, Black Coffee, Guy Gerber, Jamie Jones, Idris Elba, Fisher, Kaz James, Nic Fanciulli, Paco Osuna, Pete Tong, The Martinez Brothers and many more.
7. Barry Manilow, one of the world's all-time bestselling recording artists, is currently performing in the International Theater at the Westgate hotel-casino this weekend and Oct. 17-19.
8. If you are an art lover, head to Downtown Summerlin this weekend for the Summerlin Festival of Arts. More than 100 fine artists from the region will be in attendance and there will be a car show, farmers' market and food and beverages available for purchase.
9. Terrible's Beer & Wine Fest is happening Oct. 12 at Terrible's Hotel & Casino in Jean. More than 70 different types of beer and wine, live music, a DJ, raffle prizes, food trucks and more.
10. The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be stopping at the Las Vegas Farm on Grand Teton Drive on Oct. 13 during their 29th annual Fall Harvest Festival.
11. NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs driver and Las Vegas native Noah Gragson is one of the featured drivers Oct. 12 in The Open Comp at The Fall Classic in The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Late Models, 602 Modifies and Super Stocks will also be racing. Gates open at 3 p.m.
12. The Journey through Jazz is happening Oct. 15 at the Clark County Library. The Las Vegas Academy of the Arts jazz combo will perform at the all-ages show.
13. The Atom Age is coming to Evel Pie on Oct. 17. The group finds their inspiration from the dust-covered collections of unhinged 60s punk and R&B. The Holy Smokes and Cromm Fallon and the P200 will also be peforming.
BONUS EVENT FROM OUR SPONSOR, SOUTH POINT HOTEL, CASINO & SPA
With more than 40 years of experience, Rocky and the Rollers will bring the band’s iconic Doo Wop N’ Rock show to the South Point Showroom Oct. 11-13. Rocky and the Rollers are best known as the touring band for Bowzer’s Rock and Roll Party with Jon “Bowzer” Bauman. In addition, the band has worked with Dick Clark, Jerry Lee Lewis, Peter Noone, and other industry icons.