DOWNTOWN DEETS: Week of Sept. 25
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A roundup of events and news in Downtown Las Vegas for Sept. 25-Oct. 2.
Downtown Living -- Symphony Park Lecture Series
Downtown living will be topic of Symphony Park Lecture Series from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Historic Fifth Street School on Fourth Street. Wine reception from 5 to 6 p.m. Click here for more info.
Downtown Speaker Series with Jesse Kluver
Business ethics scholar and researcher Jesse Kluver will be the featured speaker on Sept. 25 at the Learning Village on Fremont Street. Mixer starts at 4:30 p.m. Speaker series at 5 p.m. Click here for more info.
D Anniversary Celebration
The D Las Vegas is celebrating its one-year anniversary with 3 big concerts. Uncle Kracker performs Sept. 26; Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington will perform Sept. 27; and Kid Rock will perform on Sept. 28. All concerts are free. VIP packages available. Click here for more info.
Farmer's Market blood drive
A blood drive will take place 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Downtown3rd Farmers Market on North Third Street. Donors will receive discount coupons to the Fright Dome at The Adventuredome Theme Park at Circus Circus for Oct. 3 through 6.
Help paint the historic Huntridge Theater from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 27 and 28. Several top Las Vegas bands and special guests will provide entertainment while you work. The event is part of the effort to save the Huntridge. Click here for more info.
Tony Sacca guest opening act for Louie Anderson
Legendary Las Vegas entertainer Tony Sacca will be the special guest opening act on Sept. 27 for Louie Anderson at the Plaza hotel-casino. Show starts at 7 p.m. Click here for info.
Vegas Valley Poetry Celebration
Gretchen Henderson will headline the Vegas Valley Poetry Celebration from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Historic Fifth Street School on Fourth Street. The free event is a pre-Vegas Valley Book Festival event. Click here for more info.
Home Expo Las Vegas
The Home Expo will take place Sept. 27 through 29 at Cashman Center on North Las Vegas Boulevard. The expo features vendors that will help you refresh, remodel and redecorate your home. Click here for more info.
Holes and Hearts
Holes and Hearts will perform 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27 at The Lady Silvia. The duo covers the Alabama Shakes, Mumford & Sons, Imagine Dragons, MGMT, Atlas Genius and more. Click here for more info.
Downtown road closures
Las Vegas Boulevard will close to traffic from Garces Avenue through Clark Avenue beginning at 8 p.m. Sept. 27 for paving. It will reopen by 6 a.m. Sept. 30. Southbound traffic will be detoured at Bridger Avenue to Main Street or Maryland Parkway. Northbound traffic will be routed to Fourth Street at Charleston Boulevard.
Rediscover Downtown Day
Rediscover Downtown Day on Sept. 28 will include a bus tour, Kid Rock concert on Fremont Street and special offers, incentives and events at downtown galleries, boutiques, bars and restaurants. Click here for more info.
The Smith Center
Steve March Torme will present "Snap, Snizzle and Pop" at The Smith Center Sept 27 and 28; the Las Vegas Philharmonic's Masterworks Series will present "Operative Love" on Sept. 28; and "Laughter and Reflection with Carol Burnett" will be presented on Sept. 29. Click here for more info.
Blue Beat, featuring local jazz performers, takes place every Wednesday at 8 p.m. at The Beat Coffeehouse on Fremont Street. Click here for more info.
Want to learn how to swing dance? No partner or experience needed. Every Friday at Aruba Hotel on Las Vegas Boulevard South. Click here for more info.
Downtown 3rd Farmers Market
Takes place 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Friday on Third Street between Stewart and Ogden avenues in the old downtown transportation hub building. Click here for more info.
Happy Hour Improv
Happy Hour Improv hosts a jam session from 7 to 9 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of every month at Theatre7 on South Third Street. Click here for more info.
Pub church at Atomic Liquors
Every Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. at Atomic Liquors on East Fremont Street. A short non-denominational church service led by Priest Buck followed by NFL football. The Hail Mary Bar will allow customers to build their own Bloody Marys. Click here for more info.
New Happy Hour at Commonwealth
Commonwealth on East Fremont Street is now offering $3 domestic drafts, $3 well cocktails, $5 craft beers and $5 Ketel One vodka and Crown Royal whisky cocktails from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays. Click here for more info.
Bike Nights at 5th Ave Pub & McNastys Las Vegas
Bike night takes place from 7 to 11 p.m. every Friday at 5th Ave Pub on East Charleston Boulevard. $2 drafts and $3 wells. Click here for more info.
Downtown's art, music and food festival takes place the first Friday of every month in downtown Las Vegas. Click here for more info.
The food and cultural festival happens 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. every second Saturday of the month in the Jackie Gaughan Plaza outside the El Cortez in downtown Las Vegas. Click here for more info.
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