Calendar of Events Nov, Dec 2013 Jan 2014

Jin Jin ReevesSinger, dancer and actress Jin Jin Reeves began her career at an early age. Growing up in Detroit during a time when the city was at an artistic peak, Reeves became committed to distinguishing herself in the field of entertainment and attended The Julliard School of Performing Arts. She appeared on Ed McMahon’s “Star Search” where she finished second. She has performed during the American Music Awards and under dance greats such as Alvin Ailey. Reeves recently completed her sophomore album, “Living Proof,” and is currently starring in “Hitzville: The Show,” a Motown review daily at 5:30 p.m. (dark Sunday) in the V Theater inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. For more information, visit hitzvilletheshow.com. Tickets are also available at the box office or by calling 866.932.1818.

Fertility Center calendar photoThe Fertility Center of Las Vegas offers FREE seminars for new patients and for people seeking information about fertility treatments. Seminars are conducted monthly and are an opportunity for patients to speak candidly with Dr. Bruce Shapiro and Dr. Said Daneshmand, both sub-specialty board certified in reproductive endocrinology and infertility and world renowned for their research and breakthroughs in reproductive medicine. Tour the state-of-the-art facility and meet with financial advisors. Reservations are recommended, as seating is limited. Call to RSVP at 702.254.1777 or reserve your seat online at fertilitycenterlv.com.

Nov. 20, 6 p.m.: The seminar will be held at 8851 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 100, Las Vegas.
Dec. 18, 6 p.m.: The seminar will be held at 2769 Sunridge Heights Parkway, Suite 100, Henderson.

Treasure Island Las Vegas Gingerbread Ship 2At Treasure Island, executive pastry chef Debra Mitchell created a 40-pound gingerbread model of Treasure Island’s own pirate ship and Sirens Cove. The model is on display from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve in a glass case in the middle of the revolving door by the registration desk.

Mystic Falls Park Winter 2012Nov. 27-Jan. 1, 2014: At Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Mystic Falls Winter Wonderland, its holiday themed laser light show will run daily.

Santas starting the race, Las Vegas Great Santa Run, Dec. 1, 2012Dec. 7: Santa Claus is coming downtown—Opportunity Village’s largest annual fundraiser, the Las Vegas Great Santa Run, will make its grand return to Fremont Street Experience. Now in its ninth year, the Great Santa Run has established itself as an iconic local charity event, with thousands of Saint Nick lookalikes flooding the streets for a 5K run and one-mile Kris Kringle Jingle walk, raising funds. The newly charted race course will begin under the glowing overhead screens of FSE and continue throughout downtown, passing a number of landmarks. Participants can register online as an individual racer for $40 or sign up as an adult team for $35 a runner. Children can join for $25. For more information, visit opportunityvillage.org.

Winter in VeniceNov. 18-Jan. 5, 2014: The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas are presenting Winter in Venice, the third-annual celebration of the winter holiday season on the Las Vegas Strip, dubbed A Gift of The Venetian. Winter in Venice is offering a schedule of Italian-inspired experiences including a nightly winter parade, tree-lighting ceremony, 3-D light projection show-a Winter in Venice fantasy scene in The Palazzo Waterfall Gardens and the return of the skating rink above The Venetian’s outdoor Grand Canal. For more information, visit venetian.com.

Las Vegas Ski and SnowboardThe Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort is scheduled to open Nov. 29, weather permitting. Located approximately one hour from the Strip, LVSSR sits in the shadow of Mt. Charleston. The resort features access to 30 trails and 250 acres of side-country terrain serviced by three chair lifts and one surface life. The area also features ski and snowboard school, clothing rentals and a terrain park with a variety of table top jumps, jibs and rails. Day and season passes are available. For more information, visit skilasvegas.com.

Catherine Ho crowned_mpCatherine Ho was announced as the first Miss Asian Las Vegas during the Inaugural Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant hosted at The New Tropicana Las Vegas. Several celebrities and VIPs attended including BMX star Ricardo Laguna; Patrick Lee who co-founded Rotten Tomatoes; Chris Phillips and Lydia Ansel of Zowie Bowie; magician Seth Grabel from “America’s Got Talent,” along with his fiancée publisher Tammy Shaw; Maren Wade from “Vegas! The Show,” Tropicana headliner Murray Sawchuck; and award-winning actor Hector Bustamante, who hosted alongside KLAS TV-8 anchor Patranya Bhoolsuwan. Third place went to Connie Tsang, second to Alexandra Drechsler and first runner up was Elisa Chan. As part of her title, Ho also received a $10,000 scholarship, $3,500 from Mikimoto, and will go on to compete in Miss Asian Global in San Francisco.

Jennifer Main GalleryDec. 5, 6 to 9 p.m.: Artist Jennifer Main, born and raised in Las Vegas, will hold a holiday party open to the public to celebrate her new work at Inside Style, a full-service interior design firm, 1119 S. Main St. Main began selling her work in galleries at the age of 17 and now is a successful full-time artist showing her work in galleries nationally as well as operating her own gallery in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. For more information, visit jennifermaingallery.com.

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