Dee Dee Bridgewater Jazzes It Up, Mystère Opens Rehearsal Doors

What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.

Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Thursday 24

If you don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen, Crush at MGM Grand offers a Thanksgiving menu expertly prepared by executive chef William DeMarco. Chow down on sausage, bacon and root vegetable stuffing and other traditional dishes, with select side and dessert add-ons, should you choose to indulge. 5 p.m., mgmgrand.com

Chill out to Reggae on the Roof at Inspire Bar, Lounge & Theatre, with DJs and bartenders mixing up specials. 9 p.m., inspirelasvegas.com

A mother uncovers a dark secret about her creepy little girl in local theater troupe Majestic Repertory’s production of The Bad Seed. 8 p.m., $20, Alios, 1217 S. Main St., majesticrepertory.com

Dining out and can’t decide where to eat on Turkey Day? Maybe a stroll through Town Square will help you decide. From an elegant prix-fixe four-course meal at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar to a finger-lickin’ Thanksgiving buffet at Pot Liquor, options abound at the open-air mall. mytownsquarelasvegas.com

Friday 25

It may be Black Friday everywhere else, but at Fantastic Indoor Swap Meet, it’s just another start to the weekend. Find unique gifts, goods and services at unbeatable prices. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 1717 S. Decatur Blvd., fantasticindoorswapmeet.net

The Ice Rink returns to Boulevard Pool, transforming the deck into a winter wonderland where complimentary skate rentals will be available for individuals who donate a new and unopened toy. Did we mention the occasional “snow showers”? Noon-midnight, $10-$20, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, cosmopolitanlasvegas.com

If trampling over people at Best Buy kills your holiday spirit a little bit, Enchanted Forest Reiki Center offers some spiritual energy in addition to Black Friday deals. Get a 20-minute tarot reading for $20 in between perusing the weekend-long blowout sale, with items up to 70 percent off. 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m., 2280 S. Jones Blvd., enchantedforestreiki.com

Join the fun of Las Vegas’ longest running holiday tradition. Magical Forest at Opportunity Village kicks off its 25th anniversary installment with the annual tree-lighting ceremony tonight at 6 p.m. Plus, kids can take a ride on the Forest Express passenger train, Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel and the avalanche slide at this family-friendly event. 5 p.m., $10-$22, Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd., magicalforest.org

The multifaceted, bold and original Dee Dee Bridgewater brings her brand of jazz music to The Smith Center’s Cabaret Jazz tonight and tomorrow. 7 p.m., $45-$75, thesmithcenter.com

Japanese rockers The Heiz electrify Double Down Saloon, with crystal clear guitar riffs and pure rock ’n’ roll sound. 10 p.m., doubledownsaloon.com

You might know Academy Award-winning actor and comedian Steven Wright from appearances in So I Married an Axe Murderer and Reservoir Dogs. Catch him at The Orleans tonight and tomorrow night. 8 p.m., $40-$65, orleanscasino.com

Easton Corbin and The Swon Brothers open for Carrie Underwood at T-Mobile Arena.Steve Jennings

Easton Corbin and The Swon Brothers open for Carrie Underwood at T-Mobile Arena.

Saturday 26

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a Cirque du Soleil show? Mystère opens its rehearsals for respectful public viewing every Saturday, allowing you to peek under the curtain at the contemporary circus’ original Las Vegas resident production. 3-3:30 p.m., free, Treasure Island, 702-894-7722

UNLV Football faces off against the school up north in the Battle for Nevada today. Whether the Fremont Cannon will be painted red or blue afterward, reveling in the crazy energy of this epic match is always a good time. 1 p.m., $20-$81, Sam Boyd Stadium, unlvtickets.com

Montreal-based producer DJ Snails brings his own brand of dance music combining trap rhythms, dirty bass lines and off-kilter sound design. Catch Crizzly, Liquid Stranger and Instant Party at this 18-and-up event.
8 p.m., $30-$45, Brooklyn Bowl, brooklynbowl.com/las-vegas

Country music’s sweetheart Carrie Underwood takes the stage at T-Mobile Arena. Good girls can also be badass, though, especially when they belt power anthems like “Before He Cheats.” 7 p.m., $76-$375, t-mobilearena.com

With the help of a nature guide, become one with the world as you familiarize yourself with local flora at Wetlands Park Welcome Walk. Picnic afterward, anyone? 10 a.m., 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, 702-455-7522

It’s Small Business Saturday, and where else in Las Vegas can you find as many cute boutiques lined up as in Container Park? Santa arrives at noon, followed by the holiday-themed Cookies & Canvas from 2-4 p.m.
11 a.m., free, downtowncontainerpark.com

Sunday 27

Are you afraid of the outdoors? Well, a night hike might be just what you need to hurdle over your fears. Join a trained and knowledgeable ranger at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park for a two-mile round-trip night hike underneath the few stars (because: light pollution). Don’t forget water, a flashlight and appropriate footwear. 4 p.m., parks.nv.gov/calendar

Breakfast at Tiffany’s charms its way back to the big screen today. 2 & 7 p.m., select theaters, fandango.com

Monday 28

Public speaking is a common fear, but what about public singing? Acclaimed karaoke jockey Dale Gilbert and some of the finest amateur voices around can help nudge you into the spotlight at Bunkhouse Saloon’s Monday Night Karaoke. That and a few drinks, of course … 10 p.m., bunkhousedowntown.com

Tuesday 29

Anytime you feel like a walk and some fresh air, Las Vegas City Hall is currently exhibiting Cat Chiu Phillips’ “Entertain” installation. An homage to Las Vegas, the work is created entirely from discarded VHS and cassette tapes, as well as photos and slides. Through Jan. 13, 495 S. Main St., 702-229-1012

Wednesday 30

For the 2016 Sprint Cup Series, Coors Light sets up a fan lounge at Beerhaus to kick off NASCAR Champion’s Week. Fans can enjoy music, snap photos with the series trophy and spot some of their favorite drivers at the Park restaurant—all while grubbing on some delicious bites with a beer in hand. Through Dec. 1, theparkvegas.com

Stop by the Las Vegas Farmers Market at Bruce Trent Park to pick up some fresh produce, natural cosmetics and other grocery needs. 2-6 p.m., 8851 Vegas Dr., lasvegasfarmersmarket.com

Enjoy drinks, dancing and sounds by Marshmello at Surrender’s industry night, which means locals get in free. 10:30 p.m., $35-$55, Wynn Las Vegas, surrendernightclub.com

Find more stuff to do in Las Vegas at vegasseven.com/calendar

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