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Free and frugal events for this week

Posted at 1:40 PM, May 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-27 16:41:20-04
Joan Jett is dropping in on us this Saturday like a ch-ch-ch-ch-cherry bomb, and that alone has us rockin' towards the weekend. But there is so much else to do, with plenty of opportunities to explore local artists and even hone your cooking skills.
Gulten Dye at the Ryan Art Gallery
Friday, May 27th 6-8 p.m.
Ryan Galleries
Relax with an evening of jewelry, wine, and art in the beautiful gallery and explore lots of gorgeous jewelry or you can make your own. Food and wine will be served and there is no charge for admission.
Enchanted Forest Reiki Arts and Crafts Expo
Saturday-Monday, May 28th-30th 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Join Enchanted Forest Reiki Center's at their 1st annual arts and crafts sidewalk sale. There will be over 20 artists and vendors, music, and fun for the whole f a.m.ily. Enjoy special pricing on Monday the 30th with half off all Reiki sessions and Henna "Mehndi" Tattoo Artist!
Joan Jett
Saturday, May 28th 9 p.m.
Fremont Street Experience
The former Runaway brings her high energy rock and roll to the Fremont Street Experience for a free show to kick off their annual summer concert series.
Dancing Mantis Festival
Sunday May 29th  5-7 p.m.
Downtown Container Park
Relax on the lawn of the Container Park while watching local dance presentations. Personally, we are hoping to see the giant fire-eating mantis bust-a-move.
Taste of Home Cooking Show
Thursday, June 2nd 6:30  p.m.
South Point Hotel
LIVE Cooking School with a Culinary Specialists who will share their home cooking tips and tricks while demonstrating step-by-step recipes for the season’s best dishes. Food, fun, and delicious memories are waiting for you. Tickets start at $15. The event kicks off with a free vendor expo at 4:30 p.m..
Wendy Gelbart is a local writer and Las Vegas fanatic. With her family, she enjoys experiencing all of the entertainment our city has to offer and loves sharing the deals she finds on her blog The Spot featured at www.yellowbucketjanitorial.com/blog.