The following is a list of 13 Things To Do This Week In Las Vegas.
1. If you haven’t had a chance to visit Spirit Mountain, it’s a great way to kick off the new year. Spirit Mountain is home to Walking Box Ranch and loaded with hiking trails, petroglyphs, back packing, rock climbing, hunting and stargazing.
2. More than 60 dinosaurs will come alive when Jurassic Empire visits the parking lot at World Market Center. The drive-thru experience for families features moving and breathing dinosaurs The exhibit ends Jan. 10.
3. Cactus Joe’s Blue Diamond Nursery on Blue Diamond Road is an eclectic cactus nursery and desert garden with the largest collection of native Nevada and Arizona cacti in Southern Nevada. There is also yard art, pottery, rainbow glass and other items.
4. National Bloody Mary Day is Jan. 1 and there are several delicious Bloody Marys around the Las Vegas valley to enjoy. Several restaurants are also having special New Year’s Day brunches.
5. Singer Cian Coey is hosting the Kenny Davidsen Show on Jan. 1 at Tuscany Suites. Seating is limited. Get there early.
6. The Festival of Lights is inviting military members and first responders to enjoy the attraction for free from 5:30 to 9:30 Jan. 3. Immediate family members will also receive a discounted admission for $8. Must show valid ID.
7. There’s still time to visit Glittering Lights at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Enjoy more than 5 million lights along the 2.5-mile course that intertwines with the speedway. Open nightly through Jan. 10.
8. Oscar Ovies, Guy Fessenden and Don Barnhart are the featured comedians through Jan. 3 at the Delirious Comedy Club inside the Downtown Grand. Shows are at 8 and 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6, 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Seating is limited, masks are required.
9. Murray the Magician performs in an afternoon show at Tropicana Las Vegas. Shows are at 4 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Murray is known for his pranks, illusions and comedy.
10. “X Country,” featuring topless dancers and the latest country hits, is presented at 7 and 10 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays at Harrah’s Las Vegas.
11. “Motown Extreme” is presented at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays at Alexis Park. The group performs classic hits from starts like Michael Jackson, The Supremes and more.
12. The holiday display at the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens features a 42-foot-tall Christmas tree, 4 majestic horses pulling a lavishly decorated carriage, bustling elves and more. The display is open through Jan. 9.
13. In honor of the era when liquor was illegal and mobsters made millions, The Underground at the Mob Museum is inviting guests to savor signature cocktails for $7 each. Guests who spend $50 at The Underground in January will also receive a free Mob Museum mask and 1-ounce bottle of the museum’s hand sanitizer, which is produced by the distillery.
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