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NOVEMBER 2014
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Nov. 1, 4-6p. Let the little ones tour one of the scariest haunts without all the monsters. $2 benefits the Nevada Broadcasters Association....   
Every Tue-Sun, 4p. The most beloved family show in the world, featuring an amazing cast of housecats, dogs, parrots, even geese and mice! A unique...   
Every Mon-Sat, 8:30p. With comedy, variety acts, a live Big Band and an award-winning cast of characters, Zombie Burlesque takes place in Las Vegas...   
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M.E.N.U.S. fundraiser

Oct. 4. The Epicurean Charitable Foundation holds its grand annual fundraiser, M.E.N.U.S. (Mentoring & Educating Nevada’s Upcoming Students) to support its educational initiatives. The event will feature a cocktail reception followed by a private performance of “PRiSM” by the Jabbawockeez at 7 p.m. and a dine-around at Luxor’s pool after the show. Participating chefs and restaurants include Gordon Ramsay’s BURGR, Poppy Den by Chef Angelo Sosa, KGB by Chef Kerry Simon, Bradley Ogden’s Hops & Harvest, and more. 6p-midnight, Luxor hotel-casino, ecflv.squarespace.com

 

Food & Wine All-Star Weekend

Oct 4-6. Meet and dine with some of the most celebrated chefs in the world, including Joël Robuchon, Michael Mina, Shawn McClain and more. Hosted at Aria Resort & Casino, Bellagio and MGM Grand, the event will have highlights such as “Six-Course Bliss with Chef Joël Robuchon,” “Afterhours with Shawn McClain,” and also feature burger bashes, champagne tastings, cooking demonstrations and more. Ticket prices vary, mgmresorts.com/foodandwine

 

Cheers to Chocolate

Oct. 19. Easter Seals Nevada, which serves more than 8,000 Nevadans with disabilities annually, hosts this fundraising event featuring more than 20 different wines provided by Total Wine & More and chocolate by Vosges Haut Chocolate, Pinkbox Doughnuts CupKates and others. Live music by Earl Turner and a special appearance by Pia Zadora. Silent auction features fine jewelry, show tickets and more. “Cheers to Chocolate” will help fund Easter Seals Nevada’s “Make the First Five Count,” a program that works to identify early developmental delays in children under 5 years of age and strives to start vital therapies during the critical early years. $40-$45, 7-9p, Tivoli Village, cheerstochocolate.com

 

Viva Las Vegan Food Festival

Nov. 2-3. This celebration of the vegan lifestyle will feature food, ethical clothing vendors, children’s activities, cruelty-free cosmetics, health and beauty products, presentations, poets, live entertainment, vegan beer, speakers, food-tasting, workshops, cooking demonstrations and more. 9a-4p Nov. 2, Boulder Plaza in the 18b Arts District; 2p-5p Nov. 3, Clark County Library/Jewel Box Theater, vivalasveg@yahoo.com


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