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1.1 – First Day Hike Spring Mountain Ranch Join park staff at Spring Mountain Ranch on New Year’s Day for a ranger-guided hike to a surprise location. Suitable for ages 7 and older. Warm clothes and closed-toed shoes are a must. Visi t for info. 1.2-25 – Vegas Golden Knights Hockey T-Mobile Arena, 3780 S. Las Vegas Blvd. The Vegas Golden Knights NHL team takes to the ice in action-packed matches against the Nashville Predators (1.2), the NY Rangers (1.7), the Edmonton Oilers (1.13), the Columbus Blue Jackets (1.23) and the New York Islanders (1.25). Visit for schedule and tickets. 1.6, 17, 27 & 31 – UNLV Rebel Basketball Thomas & Mack Center, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy. Cheer on the Runnin’ Rebels as they hit the court to take on Utah State (1.6), New Mexico (1.17), San Diego State (1.27) and San Jose State (1.31). Visit for tickets and info. 1.11-14 – Disney On Ice: Follow Your Heart Thomas & Mack Center, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy. Beloved characters from Disney’s Finding Dory, Inside Out, Frozen, Toy Story and more take to the ice for this annual ice skating extravaganza. Visit for tickets and showtimes. 1.13 – LV Philharmonic Presents Musician’s Choice Reynolds Hall @ The Smith Center, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Donato Cabrera conducts C.P.E. Bach, Debussy & Vaughan Williams, a robust program spotlighting the virtu- osity of the Phil’s esteemed musicians. Info at 1.17 – Organize Your 2018 Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Pkwy. Start your year off right with goal-oriented planning and creative habit tracking. Bring your own planner or calendar, or use those provided to create action plans for achieving your personal goals. For adults and teens. Visit for info. 1.20 – Storytime Train Nevada Southern Railroad, Boulder City Head out to BC for a fun time riding the train with activities for children of all ages, including coloring, doing a craft and a story narrated by a railroad volunteer. All materials provided. Visit for info. 1.20 – Opera Las Vegas Spectacular Gala Liberace Mansion Support local artists and Opera Las Vegas at this extravagant ball at the lovingly restored Liberace Mansion. Expect celebrity hosts, surprise star entertainers and Mr. Liberace himself, played by Philip Fortenberry. Visit for info. 1.20-21 – Bridal Spectacular Expo Rio Hotel, 3700 W. Flamingo 1.5 – First Friday From dresses and tuxedos to caterers and entertainment, this is the place to find whatever you Downtown Las Vegas need for your big day. Plan your wedding and reach every possible vendor in one central loca- tion. Visit for info. Arts District in Downtown Las Vegas, 1.21 – Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society Masterworks: Handel & Haydn Casino Center Blvd. Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall @ UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy. Bring the entire family to enjoy thematic The 65-voice Musical Arts Chorus, guest soloists and the 32-piece Musical Arts Orchestra will perform Coronation Anthems by G.F. Handel and Te Deum by Joseph Haydn under art exhibits, music, food and excellent the direction of Dr. Douglas R. Peterson. Visit for info. people watching at this highly popular 1.21 – Lake Mead Marathon 2018 monthly event in Downtown Las Vegas. Lake Mead Join both novice runners and beginners in starting the new year off with a challenging run Visit for from Boulder Beach, onto the paved Mountain Loop Trail to the packed-dirt Historic more information. Railroad Trail. Distances include full and half marathons, 10K and 5K runs. Visit for info. 1.26 – Last Friday “Just Add Water” Art Festival Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Celebrate the arts with friends and neighbors at Henderson’s Last Friday festival, where food, community, arts, music, crafts and community collide. Visit for info. 1.27 – Nevada Ballet Black & White Ball Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Enjoy this annual black-tie affair, presented by the Nevada Ballet Theater to benefit its Future Dance education and outreach program. Each year, NBT selects a female luminary of the stage and screen to honor at the event. Visit for reservations and more information. 1.27 – Diva’s Day Out South Point Hotel, 9777 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Get ready to shop, be entertained and have fun! Diva’s Day Out features over 175 vendors selling and demon- strating thousands of products geared toward women’s health, fashion, family, managing finances and more. Visit for info. 65