Thursday, Feb. 20
So, you’ve always wanted to meet the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales in person, but didn’t know where or when you could get an opportunity. Well wonder no more, because today, 6 to 8 p.m. at the South Point Arena, is your chance. Better still, it’s free. SouthPointArena.com.
Friday, Feb. 21
Spring is right around the corner, so it’s a good time to think about sprucing up the house a bit. The Home Expo Las Vegas will offer plenty of ideas, from tile and carpet to garage doors—if it goes your home, it will be on display through Sunday at Cashman Center. Admission: $8; HomeExpoLasVegas.com.
Saturday, Feb. 22
Kids, if you’ve ever balked at the thought of eating your peas—and who among us hasn’t at some point in life?—the musical version of Danny Schnitzlein’s book The Monster Who Ate My Peas is for you. This staging, by ArtsPower National Touring Theatre, happens at 10:30 a.m. at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. General admission: $3; ArtsLasVegas.org.
Sunday, Feb. 23
We’ve sent you to this one in the past, but it bears repeating: Once a month, the Chaiya Meditation Monastery hosts a food fair, offering a spread of Thai cuisine that is both delicious and cheap. Buy a few things or pig out; all proceeds go to help the monastery near the Strip keep its doors open. 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the monastery, 7925 Virtue Ct. ChaiyaCMM.org.
Monday, Feb. 24
Good musicians win a Grammy; great ones win 20. Guitarist Pat Metheny is a great musician, and he’ll be playing The Smith Center for the first time at 7:30 p.m. Metheny tours with his Unity Group these days, but his concerts feature both old and new work. Tickets: $29-$79; TheSmithCenter.com.
Tuesday, Feb. 25
The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art’s new exhibition is titled Painting Women: Works From the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. As the title suggests, the exhibit centers on work by and about women artists, highlighting achievements from the 1870s to the mid-20th century, a period of increasing independence for both artists and women in general. (See story, Page 76.) Through Oct. 23. Tickets: $11-$16, children 12 and under are free; Bellagio.com.
Wednesday, Feb. 26
While you’re in the artsy mood, pay a visit to the Art Square Garden Courtyard to see Tuscarora Nuggets. The exhibit, which continues through March 28, showcases pottery, paintings, jewelry and more made by artists who hail from the little Gold Rush town of the same name in northeastern Nevada. NevadaHumanities.org.