Thursday, Nov. 29
More evidence that you can find culture in this town, as long as you know where to look: Namaste, Faces of India and Nepal is an exhibit of photographs by Lamar Marchese. This feast of street life from the other side of the world is on display at the Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art in Neonopolis. Through Jan. 5, SNMFA.com.
Friday, Nov. 30
The weather outside isn’t particularly frightful, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go ice skating. This is Las Vegas. You can do anything. In that spirit, the Cosmopolitan has transformed the Boulevard Pool into an ice rink, open today through Jan. 20. And $10 buys you an all-day pass, another advantage of being a local. CosmopolitanLasVegas.com.
Saturday, Dec. 1
Las Vegas defends its world title today. That’s right, we are the champions. Last year, more than 8,000 Santas participated in the 5K Santa Challenge for charity, beating the jingle bells off of other cities. Can we do it again? Don your gay apparel and find out. You can register the day of the event at Town Square. WorldSantaChallenge.com.
Sunday, Dec. 2
Feeling like it’s time to hit the reset button? Well lucky you. Today is Sunday Reset. This monthly event is aimed at getting Las Vegans up, moving and thinking about a healthier lifestyle. It features a group walk, meditation and a good stretch—all in the comfort of downtown. We feel better just writing this. For more information, see TheResetProject Facebook page.
Monday, Dec. 3
This marks the 15th year of Palm Mortuary’s Tree of Memory Holiday Service. It’s a beautiful way to mark the holidays and remember loved ones who aren’t here to celebrate. 7 p.m. today at the Boulder Highway location, Dec. 4 at the Eastern Avenue site and Dec. 5 on N. Jones Ave. PalmMortuary.com.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
More culture for your Tuesday. This time we’re sending you over to Clark County’s Winchester Cultural Gallery at 3130 McLeod Drive for How To’s, an exhibition of lighthearted paintings exploring Philippine immigrant Jevijoe Vitug’s struggle to figure out the cultural road map of this town. Through Jan. 4, ClarkCountyNV.gov.
Wednesday, Dec. 5
On this day 79 years ago, life-giving booze was once again legal in the United States. Raise a glass or three to America’s favorite scold, Carrie Nation, at the Mob Museum’s Repeal Day shindig. Enjoy jazz, period cocktails and the presence of former Mayor Oscar Goodman. It all costs $19.33 to match the year the spirits started flowing again. 6-10 p.m., TheMobMuseum.org.