Las Vegas calendar of events for July to September 2009

 
LA Times | Travel
 

Through Sept. 7 Grossology Where: Lied Discovery Children's Museum (downtown Las Vegas) Highlights: Barf, boogers and farts are all incorporated into the fun and educational exhibit subtitled \"The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body.\" Info: www.ldcm.org July 3 Kathy Griffin ...


By Jay Jones // 07.03.09
 

Through Sept. 7

Grossology

Where: Lied Discovery Children's Museum (downtown Las Vegas)

Highlights: Barf, boogers and farts are all incorporated into the fun and educational exhibit subtitled "The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body."

Info: www.ldcm.org

July 3

Kathy Griffin

Where: Mandalay Bay Theatre

Highlights: This comedian is sure to kick off the holiday weekend with a bang as she takes a satiric look at the latest Hollywood gossip.

Info: www.mandalaybay.com

July 3-5

Brooklyn Bridge Beer Bash

Where: New York-New York

Highlights: Counter the Vegas heat with a cold one at this festival featuring 20 brewers and 50 beers, plus live entertainment.

Info: www.nynyhotelcasino.com

July 4

Damboree

Where: Boulder City, Nev.

Highlights: The town next to Hoover Dam celebrates the Fourth family-style, with events including a pancake breakfast, a parade and fireworks.

Info: www.bcnv.org/damboree

July 10-19

NBA Summer League

Where: University of Nevada-Las Vegas campus

Highlights: The Lakers and the Clippers are among the 21 teams participating in this 10-day, 55-game tournament.

Info: www.unlvtickets.com

July 18

Mayweather vs. Marquez

Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena

Highlights: The fight card climaxes with a super match-up. Floyd Mayweather Jr. is undefeated and Juan Manuel Marquez is a five-time world champion.

Info: www.mgmgrand.com

July 18

The Laughing Samoans

Where: The Pearl at the Palms

Highlights: A night of island-style comedy is guaranteed when Ete and Tofiga bring their cast of characters, Aunty Tala included, to Sin City.

Info: www.ticketmaster.com

July 23-24

Blink-182

Where: The Joint at Hard Rock

Highlights: Punk rock fans rejoiced earlier this year when the band announced it had reunited. This is the band's first tour in five years.

Info: www.hardrockhotel.com

July 30-Aug. 2

Beyoncé

Where: Encore Theater

Highlights: With less than 1,500 seats, the theater provides an intimate setting as Knowles debuts songs from her new album.

Info: www.encorelasvegas.com

Ongoing

The Krug Room

Where: Restaurant Guy Savoy (Caesars Palace)

Highlights: Separated from the main dining area by a wood-paneled corridor, the Krug Room offers guests fine Champagne and the chef's creations in an intimate setting.

Info: www.guysavoy.com