Category archives for: Things to do

Butterflies take flight at Springs Preserve

Butterflies take flight at Springs Preserve

CALLING ALL BUG LOVERS AND TREE HUGGERS. Ahem, please excuse our language; we mean entomology and horticultural enthusiasts. Saturday, March 14 marks the day you’ve all been waiting for: The return of the Butterfly Habitat at the Springs Preserve. This seasonal exhibit features hundreds of butterflies including Mourning Cloak, Red Admiral, Painted Lady, American Lady, […]

Elvis Presley headlining in Vegas almost 40 years after his death

Elvis Presley headlining in Vegas almost 40 years after his death

Remember when a public hip thrust was cause for covering your mouth and hiding freshly flushed cheeks? Yeah, neither do we. But before the days when near-fornication in music videos became the norm, there was the original panty dropper. The master of subtle seduction, ladies and gentleman: Elvis Aaron Presley. It’s been almost 40 years […]

Cherub headlines Las Vegas Titanic exhibit display through March 31

Cherub headlines Las Vegas Titanic exhibit display through March 31

Editor’s Note: Cherub artifact display has been extended through March 31. Remember the heart-fluttering scene in “Titanic” where Leo stands at the bottom of the stairs, gazing up in adoration at sultry Kate?  A bronze cherub has been recovered from the murk and is all that’s left of a swanky light fixture once perched atop […]

Bellagio rolls out the holiday decorations, tree and chocolate

Bellagio rolls out the holiday decorations, tree and chocolate

The Bellagio welcomes the holiday season with a 42-foot-tall Christmas tree, frolicking polar bears, mischevious penguins and a lot of chocolate. Towering over tourists in the Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, the resort’s Christmas tree is bedecked with 2,500 ornaments and 7,000 LED lights. A few feet away, a family of polar bears created out of […]

Vegas gets its tinsel on with holiday decorations and celebrations

Vegas gets its tinsel on with holiday decorations and celebrations

We may be on the naughty list (Remember what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, right Santa?), but that doesn’t mean Sin City doesn’t know how to celebrate the holidays. We’ve got crazy Christmas trees, miles of holiday lights, ice skating rinks, an army of Santas and snow! There’s no way to escape the holiday […]

All that glitters in Vegas is gold – Fabergé exhibit opens at Bellagio

All that glitters in Vegas is gold – Fabergé exhibit opens at Bellagio

It is not just the neon and holiday lights that are glittering in Las Vegas this winter. The sparkling gold, silver, diamonds and other precious gems adorning the masterpieces of Carl Fabergé’s studios are now competing with the lights of the Las Vegas Strip to see which shine brighter. Fabergé Revealed, an exhibit of 238 […]

Pucci, Pratt and Delano help Las Vegas get organic

Pucci, Pratt and Delano help Las Vegas get organic

Las Vegas just got more organic and we’re not talking about the restaurants. With the exhibit Organic Matter, the lobby of the Delano Las Vegas has been transformed into a fashion runway featuring 12 pieces of wearable textile art designed by students from the Pratt Institute in collaboration with design guru Ralph Pucci. Stretching from […]

Fall is in full swing at Bellagio Conservatory

Fall is in full swing at Bellagio Conservatory

The fall display at the Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens includes a 1,200 pound live pumpkin. Twelve hundred pounds. Now that’s a lot of pie. The harvest-inspired exhibit features whimsical pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, scads of seasonal plants and flowers, oversized acorns, illuminated water arches and twinkling birch trees. Here’s a breakdown by […]

Fright Dome gets monster makeover, teams up with ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’

Fright Dome gets monster makeover, teams up with ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’

Leatherface is on the loose in Las Vegas, and he’s headed for Fright Dome at Circus Circus. The pepto pink 5-acre Adventuredome theme park will transform into a maccabre monster-filled massacre, starting Oct. 3, with six haunted houses, four scare zones and 25 rides and attractions. But that’s just the tip of the chainsaw. This […]

Las Vegas puts the pedal to the metal for NASCAR and beyond

Las Vegas puts the pedal to the metal for NASCAR and beyond

Start your engines, NASCAR fans. The race is on to buy tickets for the Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, a three-day weekend of live music, entertainment and racing action speeding through the Las Vegas Motor Speedway March 6-8, 2015. The full-throttle fun continues on October 3, 2015, with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. […]

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