Vegas calendar: Luxe M Resort in Henderson, Nev., to open

 
LA Times | Travel
 

OPENING TODAY New luxury resort Where: M Resort, Henderson Highlights: Featuring nine restaurants -- including a buffet with a live-action cooking studio -- this upscale property is just off Interstate 15 south of town. Info: www.themresort.com TODAY-APRIL 30 Flower Power Whe...

By Jay Jones // 02.25.09
 

OPENING TODAY

New luxury resort

Where: M Resort, Henderson

Highlights: Featuring nine restaurants -- including a buffet with a live-action cooking studio -- this upscale property is just off Interstate 15 south of town.

Info: www.themresort.com

TODAY-APRIL 30

Flower Power

Where: Death Valley (from Las Vegas)

Highlights: Yes, wildflowers bloom even in one of the driest, hottest places on Earth. Pink Jeep Tours provides daylong excursions.

Info: www.pinkjeep.com

FRIDAY

First Friday

Where: Downtown Las Vegas

Highlights: Yes, there is culture in Sin City, as demonstrated by this monthly block party in the burgeoning arts district. There's music, food and an eclectic mix of galleries.

Info: (702) 384-0092, www.firstfriday-lasvegas.org

FRIDAY-MARCH 9

WCC Basketball Championships

Where: Orleans Arena

Highlights: For the first time, the men and women of the Western Coast Conference hold their tournament in neutral territory.

Info: (800) 675-3267, www.orleanscasino.com

MARCH 12

Celtic Spectacular

Where: Ham Concert Hall (UNLV)

Highlights: Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, the Dublin Philharmonic arrives, complete with uilleann bagpipes and bodhran drums.

Info: (702) 895-2787, www.unlvtickets.com

MARCH 14

Village Craft Beer Fest

Where: Lake Las Vegas

(Henderson)

Highlights: Microbrews from across the country will be flowing along the cobbled streets of MonteLago Village at this fundraiser for muscular dystrophy.

Info: www.montelagovillage.com

MARCH 15

Irish brunch

Where: J.C. Wooloughan Irish Pub (JW Marriott Las Vegas)

Highlights: The entire family's invited to enjoy food from the Emerald Isle, along with traditional Irish music and dancing.

Info: (702) 869-7381

MARCH 19-21

Monster Circus

Where: Las Vegas Hilton

Highlights: While Barry Manilow's on leave, a ringmaster brings to the stage a mix of live rock bands and circus acts.

Info: (800) 732-7117, www.lvhilton.com

MARCH 27-29

The Osmond Brothers

Where: Suncoast Hotel

Highlights: It's an Osmond family reunion as brothers Jay, Jimmy and Wayne croon in the 'burbs while siblings Donny and Marie perform on the Strip.

Info: (877) 677-7111, www.suncoastcasino.com

ONGOING

Fountain show

Where: Miracle Mile Shops (Planet Hollywood)

Highlights: Lights! Water! Action! The fountain at Bellagio it's not, but this new freebie is still impressive. And it's indoors.

Info: www.miraclemileshopslv.com