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11th Street Records Stands With Standing Rock, Say Farewell to Million Dollar Quartet

What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.

Thursday 1

Shopping for a cowboy or cowgirl this holiday season? The Western Gift Show features vendors from across the country selling apparel, art, decorations, jewelry, gifts and more. 9 a.m.–6 p.m., through Dec. 11, South Point, southpointarena.com

Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo of 98.5 KLUC kick off the crew’s 18th annual Toy Drive at NV Energy’s parking lot. Bring new unwrapped toys, bicycles and gift cards to help Southern Nevadans in need this holiday season. Donations accepted at all times, through Dec. 12, 6226 W. Sahara Ave., helpsonv.org

The UNLV Visiting Artist Lecture Series welcomes New York artist Daniel Bozhkov. Join the conversation on the resistance and social nonconformity present in his work. 7 p.m., Marjorie Barrick Museum, unlv.edu

Emo music gets a bad rap, but it’s just misunderstood! Rock some black nail polish and eyeliner (or guyliner) at the 18-and-up Emo Night at Brooklyn Bowl. 11:30 p.m., $8-$10, brooklynbowl.com/las-vegas

Friday 2

Express solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe for their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Bring donations to 11th Street Records and enjoy live music with other people who care. 7 p.m., admission with donation of $5 and/or winter clothes, 1023 Fremont St., 11thstreetrecords.com

When reputation is everything, how do you follow your heart? Find out at Nevada Conservatory Theatre’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. 7:30 p.m., $28-33, UNLV’s Judy Bayley Theatre, unlv.edu

Four of Saturday Night Live’s most memorable men have teamed up for the Here Comes the Funny tour, featuring Adam Sandler, Norm Macdonald, Rob Schneider and Tim Meadows. Catch the comedians at The Joint tonight and tomorrow night, with special guests in tow. 8 p.m., $50-$400, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, hardrockhotel.com

Just in time for the rodeo, George Strait returns to T-Mobile Arena. Don’t miss your chance to see the King of Country. 8 p.m., $75-$200, t-mobilearena.com

Saturday 3

Kids can get a photo with Mr. and Mrs. Claus at Container Park’s Breakfast with Santa. In addition to meeting the jolly couple, attendees can also decorate cookies and choose an ornament to take home. And maybe we should mention adults can splurge $15 more to add mimosas and spiked hot chocolate to their breakfasts. 9 a.m.–noon, adults $30-$35, kids $15, downtowncontainerpark.com

Head to The Cube gallery for the Deconstruction exhibit, a series by Eric Burwell inspired by philosopher Jacques Derrida’s semiotic analysis. Brace yourself for an existential crisis. Noon–6 p.m., through Dec. 17, 1025 S. First St. #150, thecubelv.com

’Tis the season for scouring neighborhoods for spectacular holiday light displays. Find an alternative approach to the tradition at Lake Mead’s Parade of Lights, which features themed boats floating from Lake Mead Marina to Boulder Beach. 6:30 p.m., $20 park entry before 2 p.m. (free afterward), nps.gov/lake

Both a Pulitzer Prize and T.S. Eliot Prize winner, Sharon Olds reads samples of her influential work, known for its portrayal of family troubles and triumph, at the Clark County Library today. 7 p.m., 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., facebook.com/lasvegaspoets

UNLV Opera presents scenes about crime and punishment with its Law & Order revue. 7:30 p.m., $8–$10, Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center at UNLV, unlv.edu

Opera crossover artist Andrea Bocelli graces MGM Grand Garden Arena with his fabulous tenor. 8 p.m., $82–$419, mgmgrand.com

Local Rocky Horror Picture Show shadow cast Frankie’s Favorite Obsession presents The Rocky Horror Christmas Show, with many surprises in store. Who doesn’t want to spend an evening at Dr. Frank N. Furter’s castle decked with boughs of holly? 10 p.m., $10, Tropicana
Cinemas, 3330 E. Tropicana Ave. RHPSvegas.com

The curtain closes on Million Dollar Quartet at Harrah’s Sunday night.Joan Marcus

The curtain closes on Million Dollar Quartet at Harrah’s Sunday night.

Sunday 4

The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre presents Seussical, where one can revisit Dr. Seuss’ beloved characters … and leave speaking in couplets. 7 p.m. shows Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10 and 2 p.m. matinees Dec. 4, 10 and 11, $6, Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., artslasvegas.org

Join Po and friends from Dreamworks’ Kung Fu Panda during the interactive Adventure to Santa. 11 a.m.–7 p.m., ticket prices vary, Fashion Show, adventuretosanta.com

Sixty years ago, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley made music that would influence rock ’n’ roll for years to come. Say goodbye to Million Dollar Quartet during its final show on the Strip. 5:30 and 8 p.m., $58–$80, Harrah’s Showroom, caesars.com

Learn how to make your own ravioli, tortellini and tagliatelle at Artisanal Foods’ Pasta Class. It’s getting chilly outside, and nothing warms you up quite like a home-cooked meal, right? 6 p.m., $65/person, $119/couple, 2053 Pama Ln., artisanalfoods.com

Monday 5

The Chinese zodiac is about to rotate again. Learn more at the City of Las Vegas’ Chinese New Year—Year of the Rooster exhibit. By appointment only, Historic Fifth Street School Mayor’s Gallery, 401 S. Fourth St., 702-229-1012

Professor Rex Dart & The Bargain DJ Collective bring their beats to the dive-tastic Double Down Saloon. 10 p.m., 4640 Paradise Rd., doubledownsaloon.com

Tuesday 6

Lace up your ice skates for Holiday at the Park. If skating isn’t your thing, stroll through the winter wonderland while enjoying carolers, hot chocolate and holiday treats. Photo op by the 60-foot tree, anyone? 4–10 p.m., $15 for skating, theparkvegas.com

Wednesday 7

This month’s Local Author Showcase features young adult and children’s book authors. Stop by The Writer’s Block for a book-signing and meet-and-greet. 5–7 p.m., thewritersblock.org

Doug Allen Nash conjures the Man in Black at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Vinyl. Fall into the “Ring of Fire” at his Johnny Cash tribute show. 9:30 p.m., $10–$25, hardrockhotel.com

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

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