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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 a nd refreshments, raffles and more. Visit www.candlelightersnv.org for info. 9.9 – Polynesian Football Classic Sam Boyd Stadium, 7000 E. Russell Rd. Four top-ranked high school teams 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 www.unlvtickets.com for info. 9.13-17 – San Gennaro Feast Location TBA Join the traditional celebration with endless servings of great Italian food, along with live entertainment, arts and crafts, rides, fireworks and much more. Visit www.sangennarofeast.com for tickets and information. 9.15-17 – Las Vegas Greek Food Festival 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, and relish in the food, drink, art, entertainment and customs of their culture. Visit www.vegasgreekorthodox.com for info. 9.16 – 7th Annual Flavors of the Heart World Market Center, 475 S. Grand Central Pkwy. 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 www.flavorsoftheheart.com for information. 9.16 – Mimosas & Mozart: A Benefit Brunch-Concert for Notes with a Purpose J.W. Marriott Resort & Spa, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. A multi-sensory musical experience, this interactive concert celebrates culture and taste through a full buffet brunch and a two-concert set performed by seven classical musicians from Las Vegas and New York City. Visit www.noteswithapurpose.org for info. 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. Visit www.crossvegas.com for info. 9.21 – Village Square Third Thursdays Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. Enjoy all the Village Square has to offer and some good old fashioned family fun, complete with a car show, local vendors, food, raffles, children’s play area and music every third Thursday. Visit www.govillagesquare.com for info. 9.21 & 29 – Downtown Events Center Line-Up Downtown Events Center, 200 S. 3rd St. Miller Lite’s Concierto Originales Latin music concert series will celebrate its fourth year with 9.23 – Pigs for the Kids Latin Grammy award-winning group Banda Los Recoditos (9.21); ‘90s punk group The Craig Ranch Regional Park, Offspring will be joined onstage with Sublime With Rome (9.29). Visit www.dlvec.com 628 W. Craig Rd. for info. BBQ lovers unite for this community 9.22-23 – UNLV Rebel Hockey City National Arena, 1550 S. Pavilion Center Dr. competition and music festival to benefit The UNLV Rebel Hockey team heats up the ice in action packed, back to back match- Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, es against the Colorado University Buffaloes. Visit www.rebelhockey.com for info. Cure for the Kids Foundation and Nevada 9.22-24 – Life is Beautiful Music & Arts Festival Childhood Cancer Foundation. Local and Downtown Las Vegas regional BBQ teams and restaurants will 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. compete in four categories while guests enjoy Tickets and info at www.lifeisbeautiful.com. great music, food, drink and family fun. 9.23 – 17th Annual Las Vegas Lucky Duck Family Festival Visit www.pigsforthekids.org Downtown Summerlin for info. The Foundation for Positively Kids hosts this free event featuring a duck pluck for prizes, entertainment, family activities, games, characters and classic cars. Proceeds benefit programs for medically fragile children in Clark County. Visit www.duckrace.com/lasvegas for info. 9.23 – Asian Heritage Celebration Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Enjoy tasty traditional foods, live entertainment and fun activities showcasing the music, dance, costumes and culture of the Far East. Visit www.springspreserve.org 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 www.springspreserve.org for info. 53