August 2017 Magazines 89012 - Page 65

9.8-10 – Las Vegas Harvest Festival Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. N. Shop for original arts and crafts, including hand-made items such as quilts, bags, home decor, jewelry and artisan foods, enjoy the entertainment and grab a bite to eat at the food court. Visit for more info. 9.9 – Cabrera Conducts Strauss, Adams & Brahms Reynolds Hall @ The Smith Center, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The season opener for The Las Vegas Philharmonic’s 19th year features one of the greatest symphonic block- busters of all time, music from an American icon to mark his 70th birthday, and a concerto performed by a local, award-winning pianist. Tickets at 9.9 – Shine for a Superhero Candlelighters 5K & 1 Mile Race Mountain’s Edge Exploration Park, 9275 S. Buffalo Dr. Join this charity race to benefit Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada hosted by Chet Buchanan. Event will also include children’s activities, bounce houses, food and refreshments, raffles and more. Visit for info. 9.9 – Best Damn Wine Walk Boulder City Stroll the quaint streets of beautiful Boulder City, stopping at over 20 places to sip wine and enjoy tasty appe- tizers. This month’s theme is “Your Favorite Movie Character”, so come dressed in your cinematic finery. Visit for info. 9.9 – Polynesian Football Classic Sam Boyd Stadium, 7000 E. Russell Rd. Four top-ranked high school teams steeped from three different states compete in a 2-game event: Alta Hawks (Utah) vs. Liberty Patriots (Nevada) and Bingham Miners (Utah) vs. Kahuku Red Raiders (Hawaii). Grammy-nominated Polynesian artist Fiji will perform between games. Visit for info. 9.14 – Sunset Silent Savasana Yoga Green Valley Ranch, 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy. Join Dray Gardner poolside for a relaxing yoga session to melt stress at the end of the day. Come early with yoga mat and water. Visit the Silent Savasana Facebook page for times and info. 9.9 & 10 – Ho’olaule’a 9.15 – Greensky Bluegrass Pacific Island Festival Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Pkwy. The Henderson Pavilion celebrates its 15th anniversary with a performance by Greensky 200 S. Water St. Bluegrass, who for more than 15 years have created their own version of the genre by A celebration of Hawaiian and Pacific mixing the acoustic stomp of a string band with the rule-breaking spirit of rock & roll. Visit for info. Island culture, this annual event brings 9.15-17 – Las Vegas Greek Food Festival island time to Vegas with live entertainment, St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 El Camino Rd. St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church invites guests to be Greek for the day, traditional food, boutique booths, Hawaiian and relish in the food, drink, art, entertainment and customs of their culture. Visit games, shaved ice and more. Visit for info. 9.16 – 7th Annual Flavors of the Heart World Market Center, 475 S. Grand Central Pkwy. for info. Discover amazing new flavors at this multicultural culinary event that includes local top chefs and restaurants creating and serving special heart healthy dishes that still taste great. Visit for information. 9.20 – Clif Bar CrossVegas Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mtn. Rd. Racers from more than 20 nations, including the world’s top-ranked men and women, as well as multiple national UCI world champions, converge for intense bicycle racing events to include Women Elite, Men Elite, USA Cycling and Wheelers & Dealers Industry races. Visit for info. 9.22-24 – Life is Beautiful Music & Arts Festival Downtown Las Vegas The unparalleled event spans 15 city blocks of downtown Las Vegas and features music, art and cuisine for an unforgettable 3-day experience of fun and entertainment. Tickets and info at 9.23 – Pigs for the Kids Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Rd. BBQ lovers unite for this community competition and music festival to benefit Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, Cure for the Kids Foundation and Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. Local and regional BBQ teams and restaurants will compete in four categories while guests enjoy great music, food, drink and family fun. Visit for info. 9.23 & 24 – Doggie Paddle and Play Day Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Rd. Bring your favorite furry friend to the pool for a swim! The pool has a graduated entry, making it easy for dogs to walk in and out as they please. Visit for info. 9.30 – Grapes and Hops Festival Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Sample fine wines, a unique selection of beers, and food from some of Las Vegas’ finest restaurants while helping to raise money for Par for The Cure, a non-profit dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research. Visit for info. 65