What To Do In Las Vegas: Weekend of February 2nd & 3rd

Looking for something to do over around Las Vegas that's not necessarily down on the Strip? You can participate in a variety of activities all weekend long!

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Here's a sampling of some things you or your family can check out:

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Henderson Libraries' 75th Birthday Block Party at Paseo Verde Library

  • 9:00am-1:00pm
  • FREE
  • 280 S Green Valley Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89012
  • 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of Henderson Libraries! Celebrate at our family block party featuring a petting zoo, inflatable fun, food truck, and hang out with the Raider Nation on Location!

Groundhog 5k at Bill Briare Park

  • 9:00am
  • $15.00 ($20.00 day of race)
  • 650 N Tenaya Way, Las Vegas, NV 89128
  • We think Groundhog Day is undercelebrated. We also think the movie was an instant classic. To honor both, we're hosting the Groundhog Day 5k. Run on the paved trails at Bill Briare Park in Las Vegas, you'll experience bits of the movie on each lap of the course! There may also be a special visit from Punxatawney Phil himself!

Archery Basic Class at Clark County Shooting Complex

  • 9:00am
  • $5 for under 18 years old, $10 for 18 and older 
  • 11357 N Decatur Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89131
  • Have you ever thought about learning how to shoot a bow? Now is your chance to learn at theClark County Shooting Complex Archery Range! After learning these basic skills you will have a chance to test your skills and shoot using the Genesis bow. The Genesis bow fits almost everyone's style of shooting!

Preparing Your Spring Garden Workshop at Winchester Dondero Cultural Center

  • 9:00am
  • FREE
  • 3130 McLeod Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89121
  • Learn how to start your spring gardens now with Lori Evans UNCE Master Gardener. WORKSHOP is FREE and open to the public - Pre-Registration REQUIRED. Workshop attendance is mandatory for those interested in purchasing a garden bed and participating in Winchester’s Community Garden Program. Garden Beds are Limited and available on a first come-first served basis.

Adobe Brick Demonstration at Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort

  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • $3 museum admission
  • 500 E Washington Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101
  • Join a ranger and learn the basics of how to build adobe bricks using dirt, sand, dried vegetation, and water just like the pioneers did. All ages welcome.

Puppets On Strings at Clark County Wetlands Park

Ikebana Workshop at Winchester Dondero Cultural Center

  • 1:00pm
  • $30
  • 3130 McLeod Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89121
  • Dating all the way back to the 7th century, listen to renowned sensei Kika Shibata’s wisdom as she walks you through this imaginative and beautiful craft of traditional Japanese flower arrangement. While taught in a multitude of styles and configurations, sensei Shibata makes the class intuitive, fun, and exciting for newcomers and veterans of the art alike with her natural skill and her focus of the traditional aspects of bring only the most natural of components unto the piece that is being created.

King Ibu : West African Folk Music at Winchester Dondero Cultural Center

  • 7:00pm
  • $12 in advance, $14 at door
  • 3130 McLeod Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89121
  • King Ibu plays guitar, the talking drum known as Boobah or Tama, and sings in five languages. His uplifting spiritual approach to storytelling and instrumentation creates an infectious backdrop of polyrhythms and fun grooves.

Toscha Comeaux; Celebrating the Music of Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass at Summerlin Library

  • 7:30pm-8:45pm
  • FREE
  • 1771 Inner Cir Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89134
  • Let jazz singer Toscha Comeaux, Grammy Award-winning jazz guitarist Rene Toledo, and their band transport you to another era as they pay tribute to two of the world’s most loved jazz entertainers, Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass

African Cultural Celebration at Baobab Theater at Town Square Las Vegas

  • 8:00pm
  • $25
  • 6587 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
  • Our first big event at the new Baobab Theater kicks off with a two day African Cultural Music & Dance Experience. Adama Bilorou will come to Las Vegas's Baobab Theater & Cafe, and do a series of workshops, and one incredible show. 

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

Sunday Storytime at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 11:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Join a librarian from Whitney Library for a nature-themed Storytime in the Nature Center Picnic Café (no food service). Free. Walk-in, no advance registration required.

"Sam & Sammy" A One-Man Show, Performed by Dru-Young at West Las Vegas Library

  • 2:00pm-3:30pm
  • FREE
  • 951 W Lake Mead Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89106
  • Dru-Young gives an unforgettable performance recreating Cooke's and Davis Jr.'s biggest numbers. See rare photos and film clips with surprising stories. "You Send Me", "Cupid", "Twisting the Night Away", "Birth of the Blues", "I Gotta be Me" and "The Candy Man" are just a few Dru sings along with rare photos and film clips.

The Villalobos Brothers Flor de Toloache at Historic Fifth Street School

  • 7:30pm
  • $25
  • 401 S 4th St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
  • The Villalobos Brothers and Latin Grammy award-winning Flor de Toloache invite you to experience their beautifully crafted songs that help inspire community and love by incorporating a diverse set of sounds that have a base in Mexican Folk music. Both groups will have everyone appreciating diversity, not only with their music, but also in community.

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