Here's a list of 13 fun things to do in Las Vegas for the week of Jan. 4-10:
1. The theme for the first First Friday of 2019 is "Next." January's featured artist is Gem Jaxx, a mixed-media pop artist. There will also be "fireside chats" at multiple locations.
2. RMA kicks the year off with their first organized show on Jan. 4 at ReBar . Local bands include Every Woman, Qunito Rayo and Extranos Objetos.
3. Lita Ford , who was the lead guitarist for The Runaways in the late 1970s, performs Jan. 4 at Golden Nugget.
4. Country singer CJ Solar performs Jan. 4 at Stoney's Rockin Country. Solar is known for combining Southern rock and country.
5. PRKWY Tavern is making Fridays even better by offering drafts, wines and shots for just $5 all day every Friday.
6. The 18th annual Frosty Balls Poker Run is happening Jan. 5. Riders will start at Las Vegas Harley-Davidson and make 5 stops on the run.
7. Meepleville is celebrating its 3rd anniversary on Jan. 5. The board game cafe will celebrate with free cake and punch with admission, prizes and raffles and games, of course.
8. Head to Sunset Park for a drum circle on Jan. 5. Bring your own drum, chair or blanket, water and snacks. All ages invited.
9. The Civil Rights Film Fest is happening Jan. 5. The film festival is a prelude celebration of African American Heritage Month. Two films wil be shown -- "Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth" and "Don't Tell Anyone."
10. Amanda King sings songs from the 1930s and '40s, combining the best of the jazz and cabaret worlds. She performs Jan. 5 at Tuscany Suites.
11. Casa Grill & Bar is hosting an open mic and showcase on Jan. 6. Hosted by Jaye Devan, music by Candace Moore, comedy with Louie Bruce and John Clark, Kev Love on the mix, and special guest Too Sweet. Also featuring Bobby Slaughter. Drink specials and food.
12. It's EMO Night on Jan. 6 at Oddfellows . Hosted by Panda. Drink specials and plenty of tissues on hand.
13. The Bard At The Bar and Velveteen Rabbit are ringing in the new year with Twelfth Night on Jan. 6. Doors open at 6, show starts promptly at 7.
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