What To Do In Las Vegas: Weekend of January 26th & 27th

It's already the last weekend of January! Looking for something to do over around Las Vegas that's not necessarily down on the Strip? You can participate in a variety of activities all weekend long!

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Here's a sampling of some things you or your family can check out:

Saturday, January 26th, 2018

Night at the Museum at DISCOVERY Children's Museum

  • 7:00pm-10:00pm
  • $60
  • 360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106
  • Let’s flamingle! For one night only, DISCOVERY Children’s Museum will be transformed into a tropical hideaway in the desert!  A night for adults only to hula on over to explore the Museum and go coconuts!

Archery Basic Class at Clark County Shooting Complex

  • 9:00am
  • $5 for under 18 years old, $10 for 18 and older 
  • 11357 N Decatur Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89131
  • Have you ever thought about learning how to shoot a bow? Now is your chance to learn at theClark County Shooting Complex Archery Range! After learning these basic skills you will have a chance to test your skills and shoot using the Genesis bow. The Genesis bow fits almost everyone's style of shooting!

Nature Tales at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 11:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Parents and kids of all ages enjoy a nature themed story time and craft or art activity in the comfort of the Wetlands Park Picnic Café (no food service). Free. Pre-registration not required.

SANKOFA Conversations at West Las Vegas Arts Center

  • 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • FREE
  • 947 W Lake Mead Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89106
  • Sankofa Conversations: Continuing the Journey is a three-part workshop series consisting of book discussions and dialogue using the past to understand issues impacting the African-American community for today and tomorrow. Reference books for this series include “The Isis Papers: The Keys to the Colors” by Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, “Incidents In The Life of A Slave Girl” by Harriet Ann Jacobs, (aka Linda Brent), and “Tears We Cannot Stop” by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.

Tesla Ex Machina at Windmill Library

  • 2:00pm-3:30pm
  • FREE
  • 7060 W Windmill Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89113
  • Featuring re-creations of electrical experiments from the 1890s – including: the induction motor, the world's first robot, and a live Tesla Coil – this electrifying story for the "current" age explores the experience of an immigrant who shaped the future of America. Relevant to students of history and social studies as well as electrical engineering and physics! At the intersection of arts and academics, Matheatre presents STEM-based theatrical experiences that make science and math fun.

"Broken Hallelujah" Documentary Film Screening at Clark County Library

  • 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • $10-$20
  • 1401 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
  • The Asian Community Resource Center presents a screening of the documentary film "Broken Hallelujah" (2017, Philippines, 1hr. 42 min, unrated.) 

The Westside Slugger with John L. Smith at Nevada State Museum

  • 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • 309 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
  • Join journalist and author John L. Smith as he discusses his new book The Westside Slugger: Joe Neal’s Lifelong Fight for Social Justice. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

Ballet Nights at Tivoli Village

  • 6:30pm
  • FREE
  • 400 S Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89145
  • Tivoli Village, Celebrate Your Talent, and Las Vegas Dance Ensemble have teamed up to bring you evenings of beautiful ballet! See local professionals and highly talented students from Las Vegas Dance Academy perform on the Main Stage!

Celtic Harps, Rare Instruments & Wondrous Stories with Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter at Summerlin Library

  • 7:30pm-8:45pm
  • FREE
  • 1771 Inner Cir Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89134
  • Audiences will be spellbound with this unique show that includes both traditional and original music, along with wondrous stories from Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter’s adventures as modern day troubadours. Join us for the enchanting and breathtaking music from these world-renowned artists as they perform with two Celtic harps, the rare Swedish nyckelharpa, Ukrainian Bandura, Cittern, and more.

Sunday, January 27th, 2018

Ranger-Guided Hike at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • $10 entry fee to park
  • 6375 Nevada 159, Blue Diamond, NV 89004
  • Join park staff on a ranger-led hike to the heights of Sandstone Canyon, and beneath the eaves of our three-hundred year old ash tree grove! This hike is about two miles long, and will cover rocky, uneven terrain. Please dress appropriately, wear closed-toed shoes, and bring water. This hike is appropriate for children ages seven and older. Dogs are welcome, as long as they are on a 6 foot or shorter leash and under control at all times. This event does not require a sign up or reservation and will start promptly at 10 a.m.

Discovery Walk: The Secret World of Badgers at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 11:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Join a nature guide to experience the Nature Preserve in an inspiring way. Open to ages 10+. No dogs. Be prepared to walk two miles or more. Free. Advance signup required.

Young Explorers at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 1:00pm
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • The Young Explorer Program introduces young adventurers and their grownups to a variety of plants and animals that call the Wetlands Park their home through various activities, live animal demonstrations, crafts, and outdoor explorationFree. Ages 5-7. Advance registration required.

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