The following is a list of 13 Things To Do This Week In Las Vegas.
1. Lake Las Vegas is kicking off 2021 with a fitness challenge. The Not Just Your Average Walk/Run is happening at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 16. The Restorative/Silent Sports Club Savanna is happening Jan. 22 and Yoga will take place at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 30. There will also be a corn hole tournament on Feb. 5.
2. Movie Night in The Front Yard at Ellis Island will feature “Grease” on Jan. 19. Free admission. Two showings at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Family friendly. Limited capacity. Reservations required.
3. El Luchardor is now open in Mountain’s Edge. Helmed by Executive Chef Aaron Bryan, the El Luchador Mexican Kitchen + Cantina menu features a twist on Mexican cuisine staples thanks to Chef Aaron’s SoCal roots and his eclectic experience ranging from high-end culinary institutions to cooking with heart and soul for his friends and family. Reservations required.
4. Broadway in the HOOD is presenting the 30-minute short film titled “The French Defense” in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 15-18 at AMC movie theater in Town Square. Free and open to public. Reservations required. Film was shot in Las Vegas’ historic westside. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
5. FLEX Cocktail Lounge is hosting Art Therapy Night on Jan. 15. Support local artists and have fun during the drunk painting contest. There will also be an art auction, virtual performances, prizes and drink specials. Admission is free.
6. Singer Sarah Jessica Rhodes is hosting the Kenny Davidson Show on Jan. 15 at Tuscany Suites. Seating is limited, social distancing required.
7. Las Vegas Little Theatre is presenting their first LIVE performance for 2021 — “Love Letters” by A. R. Gurney — starting this weekend. Each weekend will feature a different pair of local actors. April Sauline and Michael Kaczurak perform Jan. 15-17. Tickets are $30. Limited number of tickets, masks and social distancing required.
8. Las Vegas Little Theater is also presenting an online production titled “Laughing Wild,” which features two troubled people trying to live in the chaos of New York City. Tickets are $20. It will be presented at 7 p.m. Jan. 16 and 23 and 3 p.m. Jan. 17 and 24.
9. Market in the Alley is happening Jan. 16 and 17 at Fergusons Downtown. Shop and support local makers and merchants. New vendors are featured each market. Free entry and kid and dog friendly.
10. Impressionist Rich Little is back on stage at the Laugh Factory inside Tropicana Las Vegas. Performances are at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. A professed classic movie buff, he's particularly fond of impersonating Jimmy Stewart, Jack Lemmon, John Wayne and Humphrey Bogart, but Little has also latched on to baby boomer-friendly characters, such as Paul Lynde, Kermit the Frog, Andy Rooney and Dr. Phil, to name a few.
11. The 39th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade will be virtual this year. The virtual parade will feature a variety of entertainment, including DJs, marching bands, dancers and more. The parade will begin at 10 a.m.
12. Mondays Dark with benefit Barn Buddies Rescue on Jan. 18. There will be live performances at The Space on Cavaretta Court. Watch online or in person. Space is limited.
13. The Mob Museum will present “Vegas Abduction: The Inside Story of the Kevyn Wynn Kidnapping” at 7 p.m. Jan. 21. It will take place inside the historic courtroom on the 2nd floor. A livestream will also be available. Free for museum members or with museum admission. Reservations required.
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