Keep the Thanksgiving Calories Off With the Wobble Before You Gobble 5K


Thursday, Nov. 27

There’s no avoiding it: You’re going to pack on some serious calories today. So perhaps you should put a little currency in the fitness bank with the Wobble Before You Gobble 5K/1-mile walk. You’ll get a T-shirt and a medal, a chance to spend a beautiful morning in Kellogg Zaher Sports Complex, and the satisfaction that comes from knowing you did something today besides eat. 8 a.m.,

Friday, Nov. 28

Whether you’re in the market for a new car or just like to wallow in the smell of leather and motor oil, you’ll want to make your way to the Las Vegas Convention Center this weekend for the Motor Trend International Auto Show. They have everything from mighty Lamborghinis to humble Kias, plus test rides, custom cars and entertainment. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., continues through Sunday,

Saturday, Nov. 29

OK, so the UNLV football team hasn’t exactly duplicated last year’s success. But you’re not some kind of fair-weather fan, are you? Of course you’re not. So get out there and show your support as the Rebels take on UNR in the annual battle for the Fremont Cannon. 7:30 p.m. at Sam Boyd Stadium,

snow_in_t_square_WEBSunday, Nov. 30

Hey, it’s snowing! No, not right now. Well, maybe right now, depending on when you’re reading this. Specifically, it’s snowing with machine-like precision over at Town Square, just as it does every year at this time. The forecast calls for a 10-minute snow shower at 7 and 8 p.m., with similar “weather” events occurring through Dec. 23. Takes all the guesswork out of it and no shoveling.

Monday, Dec. 1

Did you jump on the turkey-frying bandwagon on Thanksgiving and then find yourself with five gallons of cooking oil and no place to put it? Don’t fret, it’s happened to the best of us. Just take your used oil over to Springs Preserve between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., and they’ll dispose of it properly. Today’s the last day, though!

Tuesday, Dec. 2

Beer and trivia go together like beer and everything else, which is to say they’re great together. The Beat Coffeehouse melds these two things into a fine Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. They’ll have beer specials, and you could even win stuff.

hoedown_WEBWednesday, Dec. 3

In celebration of the upcoming National Finals Rodeo, the Fremont Street Experience is throwing its 28th annual Hoedown, 4:30 p.m. to midnight. Catch top country acts such as Thomas Rhett, the Cadillac Three and Confederate Railroad for free. Not a bad deal.