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5.12, 19 & 26 – Annual Jazz in the Park Clark County Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Pkwy. Enjoy the soothing sounds of jazz at this FREE concert series located under the stars, complete with food and drink vendors onsite and outstanding performances by Ghost-Note (5.12), Bill Frisell (5.19) and Diane Schuur (5.26). Visit www.clarkcountynv.gov/parks for info. 5.13 – Mother’s Day Gospel Brunch House of Blues, 3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Treat the mothers and grandmothers in your life to a special Mother’s Day Gospel Brunch, where each woman will be recognized with flowers and special songs. Visit www.houseofblues.com/lasvegas for tickets and info. 5.18-6.3 – A Love Song for Miss Lydia Theater in the Valley, 10 W. Pacific Ave. Henderson’s own community theater brings you this play dir ected by Ronn Williams. A widow in her 70s, Lydia Frazier decides to take in a charming boarder whom her friends are sure is up to no good. Visit www.theatreinthevalley.org for tickets and info. 5.19 – Safe Nest 7th Annual Spring High Tea Mandarin Oriental, 3752 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Join Safe Nest of Las Vegas for a silent auction and cocktail reception, followed by a high tea and entertainment. Monies raised help Safe Nest protect and assist victims of domestic violence. Visit www.safenest.org for tickets and more information. 5.19 – Skye and Stars Skye Canyon Park, 10111 W. Skye Canyon Park Dr. Stargaze with the Las Vegas Astronomical Society. Includes music, family-friendly lawn games and food vendors, but feel free to bring a picnic dinner. Telescopes are open for viewing from 8-10 p.m. Free and open to all ages. Visit Skyecanyon.com for info. 5.19 – Brews & Blues Festival Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Red-hot blues and ice-cold brews are both on tap at this festive beer tasting and blues concert. Tickets include unlimited beer samples and a commemorative mug, with tasty food available for purchase. Visit www.springspreserve.org for info. 5.19 – The Las Vegas Philharmonic Season Finale Reynolds Hall @ The Smith Center, 361 Symphony Park Ave. In honor of beloved American Composer Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday and to mark the second year of the ensemble’s American German Cultural Exchange Fellowship, the LV Phil will perform Bernstein’s Fancy Free: Three Dance Variations. Visit www.thesmithcenter.com for tickets. 5.19 – Take Steps for Crohns & Colitis Walk Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Rd. Lace up your sneakers and get ready to help those with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and other diseases causing inflammation of the intestines. Activities include live music, food, kids entertainment, vendor 5.23-26, 30-31 – booths, educational materials and more. Visit www.cctakesteps.org for info. Super Summer Theatre’s 5.19-20 – 2018 Nevada International Dragon Boat Festival Big Fish Lake Las Vegas Marina Spring Mountain Ranch, This spirited competition features a 2K Exhibition Race and more action all to help raise Highway 159, Blue Diamond money to fight against breast cancer, children’s cancer and to support cancer services and Overflowing with heart, humor and the blind/visually impaired while bringing awareness to the rowing sport. Visit spectacular stagecraft, Big Fish is an www.dragonboatnv.com for details. extraordinary Broadway musical based on 5.25 – Last Friday “Just Add Water” Art Festival the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. and the acclaimed film directed by Celebrate the arts with friends and neighbors at Henderson’s Last Friday festival, where food, Tim Burton. Visit community, arts, music, crafts and community collide. Visit www.cityofhenderson.com for www.supersummertheatre.org info. for info. 5.25-26 – 14th Annual Best Dam Barbecue Challenge Bicentennial Park, Boulder City Celebrate Memorial Day weekend at Boulder City’s annual competition BBQ and Rotary Club fundraiser. Up to 41 barbecue teams will compete for $12,000 in cash prizes, and guests can sample all the tasty cue and fixins they can handle. Visit www.bestdambarbecue.com for info. 5.27 – Mandalay Bay Beach Concerts Mandalay Bay, 3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Dig your feet into the sand and cool off on a hot night with a beach-side performance by J Balvin. Visit www.mandalaybay.com for tickets and info. 5.27 – LV Craft Show Silverton Hotel & Casino, 3333 Blue Diamond Rd. Find something unique for your home, yourself or a friend at LV Craft Show, featuring goods from local crafters, vendors and small businesses, raffles, giveaways, pop-up games and free swag bags while supplies last. Visit www.lvcraftshows.com for details. 61