The following is a list of 13 Things To Do This Week In Las Vegas.
1. Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is open for hiking. However, the visitor center is still closed. Reservations are required, but early birds will receive free entry.
2. The Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has a new display for the Lunar New Year. It is the Year of the Ox and the display features two large, golden ox at the center of the garden. The garden is open 24/7 and is free. Controlled entry and masks/social distancing required.
3. Northside Cafe at Sahara Las Vegas is celebrating the Chinese New Year with several special dishes, including Scallops with XO Sauce, ($26), Honey Walnut Prawns ($22), Salt and Pepper Calamari ($18), Mongolian Beef ($18), Orange Beef ($18), Kung Pao Chicken ($16), Orange Chicken, ($16) Yangzhou Fried Rice ($14), Chicken or Beef Chow Mein (starting at $14), Oxtail Soup ($16) and Congee ($6).
4. “Amazing Magic with Tommy Wind” is presented at 5:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday in the Athena Showroom at the Alexis Park Resort. The show features world class sleight of hand manipulation, hilarious comedy, audience participation, and illusions with Tommy’s beautiful female assistant.
5. Hussong’s Las Vegas is celebrating its 11th anniversary from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Jan. 22. Located inside the Shoppes at Mandalay Place. They are offering a $5 nacho special and BOGO margaritas all day long.
6. The Thunder From Down Under are back at Excalibur hotel-casino. The men from Australia show off their chiseled bodies while dancing for the audience.
7. The Oscar Meyer Weinermobile is in Las Vegas this weekend. On Jan. 22, it will be at Steamie Weenie in Henderson. On Jan. 23, you can catch it during Cars and Coffee or Atomic Motor’s open house and on Jan. 24, it will stop by the DISCOVERY Children’s Museum.
8. Executive Chef Gina Marinelli is launching a Sunday pescheria at La Stega from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 24. The fish market will feature a crudo bar showcasing a variety of raw seafood, broths and accoutrements, alongside a full wine list as well as coffee, rosé, champagne and handcrafted cocktails available for purchase. Marinelli will be available for cooking demos throughout the day, and will provide take-home instructions for shoppers to best prepare their selections at home. The market will be a limited engagement and will continue through the Winter season.
9. Celebrate National Peanut Butter Day on Jan. 24 at Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews at Town Square. Menu items include their signature PB&J Wings (traditional or boneless), the Jalapeno Peanut Butter Burger, and the PB&J Monte Cristo ($1 off that day to celebrate). Dine in or Carry Out, may not be combined with other offers.
10. The Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort was the first, non-native settlement in the Las Vegas valley. It features the remains of an adobe fort and a spring-fed creek. There are also a multitude of historic artifacts on display. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays.
11. Dine out for life at Carson Kitchen on Jan. 26. A generous percentage of sales that day will benefit Golden Rainbow to provide critically needed services, including housing, education, wellness and direct financial assistance to men, women and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Diners can enjoy Carson Kitchen’s creative American cuisine like bacon jam, crispy chicken skins, black rice and oxtail risotto, baked mac & cheese and Italian sausage flatbread. To make reservations or order takeout, call (702) 473.9523 and mention the Golden Rainbow benefit.
12. Max Pawn has relaunched the fantastic Golden Knigths-themed raffle in support of Make A Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada. For only $5, participants can enter to win a custom 8.5 Carat Diamond Hockey Puck, with a full diamond Golden Knights emblem in the center. Valued at $10k, this exclusive collectable is unlike anything else. The winner will also be named the “Las Vegas Hockey Fan of The Year.” Raffle tickets are available online and inside Max Pawn. The final drawing will be on May 8.
13. After you have checked out the exhibits inside the Clark County Museum, explore their 30 acres of trails and paths and sidewalks along Heritage Street. Open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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