Seven Days

Thu 22

Henderson’s annual Super Run Classic Car Show (1) returns for a weekend of vintage cars and music. The event runs from noon until 8 p.m. today at The District at Green Valley Ranch and continues at the Water Street District from Friday through Sunday, beginning at 8 a.m. daily. Don’t miss the cash and prize drawings, slow-drags competition or the Bettie Page Fashion Show on Saturday. (Free, DISH Las Vegas invites you to try cuisine from more than 20 of the city’s most exquisite restaurants and listen to the sounds of Sugar Ray during its poolside event benefiting Three Square Food Bank. (At the Palms Pool, 6:30 p.m., advance tickets $100,

Fri 23

Get your fill of gyros, falafels and hummus this weekend at the Greek Food Festival at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church. Enjoy traditional dance while vendors sell signature Greek clothing, jewelry and collectibles. (3-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon-10 p.m. Sunday, 5300 S. El Camino Road, $6 for adults, children 6 and under free, Bring the whole family to the fifth annual Rock the Walk benefit concert for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at the Springs Preserve. Christy Molasky & the Music Junkies will perform under the stars, and kids can enjoy face painting and balloons. (6-9 p.m., 333 S. Valley View Blvd., tickets start at $50,

Sat 24

Celebrate good deeds at Joshi’s Jamboree, hosted by the Josh Stevens Foundation, which recognizes and rewards children’s acts of kindness. The event at Combat Zone Paintball will celebrate the life of Stevens, who died in an accident shortly before his 13th birthday in 2008. (11 a.m.-7 p.m., 13011 Las Vegas Blvd. South, free entry, $1 rides, $5 paintball, JIMICTO clothing presents the Fashion Art and Music Festival, a celebration that brings together designers, musicians, artists, photographers and dance groups as they share their passions at the Platinum Hotel. Event founder and Las Vegas native Jimi Urquiaga will also debut his fall collection for JIMICTO with a runway show. (8 p.m., 211 E. Flamingo Road, free.) The Boys and Girls Club (2) of Las Vegas celebrates its 50th birthday at the Palms with live music, a silent auction including artwork by club members and complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Wear your snazziest cocktail dress as part of the gala’s “vintage Vegas” theme. (6-10 p.m., tickets $150, Come sail away at The Joint when Styx and REO Speedwagon (3) bring their classic rock sounds to the Hard Rock Hotel. (8 p.m., $35.50,

Sun 25

Part of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open festivities, the Dennis Walters Golf Show is sure to inspire and amaze. The golfer, who is paralyzed from the waist down, will tell his remarkable life story while performing some of the greatest trick shots you’ll ever see. (1-3 p.m., TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle, Learn interior-design tips and tricks at Pottery Barn’s How to Design Your Living Room class in Boca Park. (10 a.m., 1085 S. Rampart Blvd.)

Mon 26

Hit the Palms as Cabanas for a Cause hosts its final family-friendly pool day with cabana rentals for $100. All proceeds from cabana and daybed rentals benefit HELP of Southern Nevada. (Noon, Join former UNLV star Charley Hoffman and other PGA Tour players at the Celebrity Server Event (4) this evening as they serve four signature courses at Morton’s The Steakhouse. Dinner follows a reception and silent auction. (7-10 p.m., 400 E. Flamingo Road, tickets $250, 893-0703.)

Tue 27

The Springs Preserve is exploring the Scoop on Poop. Yeah, it’s got the ever-popular ick factor—but there’s a lot to learn from that stuff. Based on the book by Wayne Lynch, the fun and fascinating interactive exhibit teaches all about animals’ digestive systems and what we can learn about animals from what they leave behind. (10 a.m.-6 p.m., 333 S. Valley View Blvd.,

Wed 28

This is National Active Aging Week, and people 50 and older can participate by joining the free Expand Your Experience Downtown Walk, a 2-mile route that begins at the Neon Museum Boneyard. (9 a.m., register at The Rocket Man returns! Sir Elton John (5) begins his three-year residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace with his new show, The Million Dollar Piano. Tonight is the first of 16 performances scheduled through the rest of 2011. (7:30 p.m., $55-$250,

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By David G. Schwartz

Some people think culture is a tough sell in Las Vegas unless it involves sequins or a stripper pole. The Smith Center for the Performing Arts’ innovative Design Your Own Series is looking to prove them wrong. Traditionally, performing arts centers sell subscriptions to series in dance, music or theater. To get the series discount, you had to go all-in, buying tickets for shows you wanted to see as well as those you didn’t.