Tropicana Las Vegas and the Laugh Factory are teaming up to launch its all-new ‘Laugh Factory Concert Series.’ The first laugh-filled event will feature Latino comedy super star, Paul Rodriguez during Cinco De Mayo weekend (May 5-6), along with friends Joey Medina, Manny Maldonado and Gene Pompa inside the Tropicana Theater.
Tickets for this 18+ event are priced from $39.95 to $79.95 per person (excludes taxes and fees), and can be purchased at the Tropicana box office, by calling (800) 829-9034 or online at www.troplv.com,
Paul Rodriguez, voted one of the most influential Hispanics entertainers in America, brings some of the hottest Latino comics in the business to Las Vegas. Combing decades of experience, and countless movie & TV credits, Paul Rodriguez with Joey Medina, Manny Maldonado and Gene Pompa have been touring and bringing down the house and “bringing down the wall” with their caliente comedy.
WHEN: May 5, 2017 at 9 p.m., Doors open at 8:30 p.m., May 6, 2017 at 10 p.m., Doors open at 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Tropicana Theatre at Tropicana Las Vegas, 3801 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Pahrump offers something for everyone in May
Pahrump – From award-winning wineries to top-notch golf courses and outdoor trails, there are many reasons why you should visit Pahrump.
This May, Pahrump is giving you four more reasons to make Pahrump your basecamp to adventure with the Wild West Extravaganza & Blue Grass Festival, the Lake Spring Mountain season opening, races at Pahrump Valley Speedway and the High Desert International Film Festival – Pahrump truly has something for everyone. Stay up to date with everything happening in Pahrump by visiting, www.visitpahrump.com,
Wild West Extravaganza & Blue Grass Festival: Pahrump is paying homage to its old west heritage during the Wild West Extravaganza and Blue Grass Festival. The family-friendly event features a youth rodeo, melodramas, an art show, a “shot gun” wedding and more. There will also be demonstrations through the day by a blacksmith, a spinner who will spin wool into yarn, and a doggie drill team by the 4H Dog Club.
Date: Friday, May 5 thru Sunday, May 7
Time: Friday 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Details: Admission to the festival is free. There are costs associated with some of the activities.
Location: Petrack Park; 150 NV-160, Pahrump, NV 89060
Lake Spring Mountain Season Opening: Lake Spring Mountain will be opening for the 2017 season! Located inside of Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club, enjoy a true desert oasis that features swimming, water sports equipment rentals, jetpack experiences, and more! The lake will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Date: Saturday, May 20
Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Details: Day passes to the lake are $15 for adults and $10 for children under 17. A twilight pass between 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. is available for $10. Rentals for the water sports equipment are $15 for one hour and $20 for two hours.
Location: Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club; 3601 NV-160, Pahrump, NV 89048
Pahrump Valley Speedway: Race season is in full effect at the Pahrump Valley Speedway. One of the only clay-based, high-banked, quarter-mile dirt tracks remaining in the U.S., Pahrump Valley Speedway promises action and thrills galore. Bring the family for a day of racing and cheer on different classes of cars including Modifieds, Super Stocks, Dwarf Cars, Coupes, Bombers, Mod Minis, and more.
Date: Saturday, May 6; Saturday, May 20
Time: 7 p.m.
Details: Tickets can be purchased at the speedway. General adult tickets cost $10 and children between 6 – 14 years of age are $6. Children age 5 and under are FREE. Family six packs are available for $30 (two adults and four kids under 14)
Location: Pahrump Valley Speedway; 1881 Grieco Way, Pahrump, NV 89041
High Desert Film Festival: Celebrate the talents of the international and independent filmmaking community at the 11th Annual High Desert International Film Festival. Film categories in the competition include animation, comedy, drama, and horror/science fiction.
Date: Thursday, May 25 thru Sunday, May 28
Time: Thursday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Details: An all-access festival pass can be purchased for $150 or guests can purchase tickets to each screening for $3 at the door.
Location: Pahrump Nugget, 681 NV-160, Pahrump, NV 89041
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LIFE ATHLETIC GREEN VALLEY HOSTING DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT
Life Athletic Green Valley, located at 121 Carnegie St. in Henderson, will host the “Dodge, Dive and Drafts” dodgeball tournament, from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 6.
Dozens of teams of five to eight players will face off against each other in a double elimination tournament after which players can quench their thirst with Wasatch and Squatters beer. Following the competition, attendees will refuel on a bratwurst and potato salad.
Registration is priced at $299 per team, and includes two guaranteed games, team t-shirts, food, beer and a personalized beer mug. Teams must register by 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26 to participate in the tournament. Brackets and game schedules will be released on Saturday, April 29.
This tournament is open to both members and nonmembers of Life Time Athletic. Players must be at least 18 years old to participate in the event and at least 21 years old to indulge in some ice cold brews.
Registration can be completed in person at the Activity Center. Only one player is required to be present at the time of registration. The full $299 is due at the time of sign up, andt-shirt orders will be completed via email correspondence once registration and payment is processed. Any questions can be emailed to tournament director, Mary Zedella at MZedella@lifetimefitness.com.
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