The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale features a lightweight bout between Michael Johnson and Justin Gaethje.

Catch the Big UFC Weekend, Learn to Row Like a Pro

What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.


Whether you’re planning a trip to Italy or just want to learn more about Italian culture, fashion and history, you’ll get what you need at the Discovering Italy—A Cultural Perspective event at the Sahara West Library. 6–7:15 p.m., 9600 W. Sahara Ave.,

And it’s Dollar Beer Night at Cashman Field, where the Las Vegas 51s take on the El Paso Chihuahuas. See your home team before they head back out on the road. 7:05 p.m., $11–$30, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North,

North Carolina rock group Big Something performs at The Toyota Yard at Topgolf Las Vegas. The six-piece act released their debut album, Tumbleweed, in February. 7:30 p.m., 4627 Koval Lane,

Martina McBride makes a stop in Laughlin Friday night.


The Mob Museum partners with the American Red Cross for its fifth annual Blood Drive, and if you donate you’ll get free admission to the museum. It’s a win-win. 10 a.m.–2 p.m., 300 Stewart Ave.,

A big-time UFC weekend continues with The Ultimate Fighter Finale at T-Mobile Arena. 4 p.m., $45–$180,

And it’s First Friday in Downtown Las Vegas. Don’t let the heat keep you from having a good time. 5–11 p.m.,

If you haven’t seen The Lego Batman Movie, you’re missing out. It’s on tap for Wet ’n’ Wild’s Friday-night Dive In movie series. 8 p.m.,

Country star Martina McBride plays Edgewater Casino Resort in Laughlin. 8 p.m., $40–$195, 2020 S. Casino Dr., Laughlin,

If you’re craving live music Downtown, you should head to The Bunkhouse Saloon for We Are Pancakes, Black Rhino and Gregory Michael Davis. 9 p.m., $5–$8, 124 S. 11th St.,


Learn to Row at the Lake Las Vegas Rowing Club Boathouse. It’s good exercise, even if you’re not training for the Olympics. 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., $25, register at

Sam Boyd Stadium hosts Tijuana vs. Leon as the International Club Soccer Fiesta comes to town. 8 p.m., $27–$164, 7000 E. Russell Rd.,

Nunes vs. Shevchenko, Romero vs. Whittaker, Werdum vs. Overeem and more fights are on the bill for tonight’s UFC 213 at T-Mobile Arena. Grab a seat and watch people smack each other around. 3:30 p.m., tickets start at $92,

If tickets are a little out of your price range, Station Casinos is hosting two free UFC Viewing Parties at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Casino and Club Madrid inside Sunset Station.
5 p.m.,

And the City of Henderson Midnite Madness baseball tournament concludes with a home run contest and games that start at dusk. Games will be played at the Arroyo Grande Sports and Russell Road Recreation complexes and Dos Escuelas Park.

Comedian and Let’s Make a Deal host Wayne Brady is back in town. He’s performing at The Mirage. 10 p.m., $40,

Mariah Carey begins the last dates of her Caesars Palace residency this week. Photos By Denise Truscello

This is it for Mariah Carey’s #1 to Infinity show at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The songstress returns tonight for the first of six July dates that will conclude her two-year residency. 7 p.m., $55–$250,

Meanwhile, The Foundry at SLS Las Vegas hosts an evening of sweet horns and guitar with the West Coast Jam featuring Richard Elliot, Rick Braun and Norman Brown. 8 p.m., $38,

And the Girl Power Concert featuring Zaina Juliette goes off at the Silverton’s Veil Pavilion. It’s billed as a show featuring holograms, dragons, castles and gladiators with a steampunk theme. Sounds awesome. 7 p.m., $30,


Take the family to Mining Camp at the Springs Preserve. It sounds like hard labor, but it’s actually a lot of fun, plus you get to take your gems and minerals home. 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m., $9–$10, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.,

Grab a seat for the first-ever WWE Great Balls of Fire event at a viewing party inside Sam’s Town Live. The Universal Championship is on the line, so it’s kind of a big deal. 3:30 p.m., $5, inside Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall,


The Space holds its Mondays Dark benefit show hosted by performer Mark Shunock. This week’s event benefits Variety: The Children’s Charity. 9 p.m., $20–$50, 3460 Cavaretta Ct.,


Enjoy the view while you indulge in $10 bites and $5 drinks during Nibbles and Sips Happy Hour at Mandalay Bay’s Foundation Room. 5–8 p.m., RSVP to for free admission,


Spring Mountain State Park’s Super Summer Theatre puts on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights musical, which runs through July 29. 8:05 p.m., $20 (children under 5 free), 6375 Highway 159,

Downtown Summerlin’s Summer Stage Concert Series continues with performances by Stoked! and Kaylie Foster. Get there early for the pre-show children’s activities. 4–8:45 p.m., 1980 Festival Plaza Dr.,