When the zombie horde arrives, you’re going to need some hand-to-hand combat skills. At CombatCon, through Sunday at the Westgate, you’ll learn sword fighting, martial arts, how to handle a broad axe — all the stuff that will keep you from becoming undead. CombatCon.com.
This year’s NBA Summer League features the record-setting Golden State Warriors, one of 24 teams that will be tipping off at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion through July 18. Best part: One ticket gets you up to eight games in a single day. UNLVTickets.com.
The year is half over and you still haven’t acted on your New Year’s resolution to get off the couch? It’s not too late. Sign up for UFC’s Ulti-Man 5K, which includes a beginner-friendly one-mile option and fitness stations along the route. 7 a.m. at Town Square. MyTownSquareLasVegas.com.
Light is ubiquitous, mysterious and malleable. Light is cool. Explore it at Springs Preserve’s newest exhibit, Playing With Light, daily through September 5. Sneak past a laser security light, draw with infrared light, walk inside a giant kaleidoscope and more. SpringsPreserve.org.
If you aren’t aware of all the excellent local theater being produced here, consider the 2016 Valley Theatre Awards an appetizer. The show, 8 p.m. at The Smith Center, includes performances from the year’s best productions and previews of upcoming productions. TheSmithCenter.com.
“Disconnected: The Creation of an American Phenomenon” addresses that more-is-less feeling that can creep up on Valley residents. The exhibit combines objects from the Neon Museum with footage from the National Atomic Testing Museum to create a uniquely Vegas experience. Through August 8 at Donna Beam Gallery. UNLV.edu.
Wet ’n’ Wild has a fantastic deal going on: buy a day, get the rest of the season for free. That means splashing, sliding and frolicking daily through August and weekends in September. WetNWildLasVegas.com.