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DON’T MISS: Wild West Extravaganza, one of many upcoming events

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FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY MAY 6-8

Wild West extravaganza

The annual Pahrump Festival, established two decades ago, is held this year at Petrack Park. The Wild West Extravaganza will celebrate and re-enact rural western features of our history and culture including Pony Express, gunfights, prison escapes, shotgun weddings, animals, saloons, locomotives and dependencies. Explore the western history and culture of the settlers and people of the Pahrump area and surrounding areas. The full weekend includes melodrama performances, vendors, historical information, food, games, music. FREE ENTRANCE. Call Janice at 775-209-5853 for more information.

FRIDAY MAY 6

Jazz and funky rock rhythms

Popular Las Vegas musicians Breck & Dave visit our very own Bounty Hunter Saloon for an instrumental evening of electric drums and bass. Daryl Keppner, bassist of the now defunct band Incognito, describes them as “top-notch performers”. Not really loud, but super absorbent. The show starts at 7 p.m. No cover. 680 East St. at Second St. 775-513-3370.

FRIDAY MAY 6

Comedy Club at 5280 Mexican Grub & Pub

Hosted by Comedy Central’s “Stoner Rob,” laugh along with a succession of quality comedians live every Friday. Sat down at 8pm in time to order food while the kitchen is still open. The show starts at 9 p.m. with a fabulous after-party. To finish! Pahrump has a Comedy Club, courtesy of Sonny at 5280 Mexican Grub & Pub. No coverage, but reservations recommended. 2450 W. Mesquite, 702-379-8926.

FRIDAY MAY 6

Open Jam Session at the Bounty Hunter

Come jam for this receptive audience. All musicians and instruments are welcome. 2-6 p.m. 680 East St. at Second St. 775-513-3370.

FRIDAY MAY 6

50s Sock Hop at VFW Hall

The public is invited to an evening of music and dancing at VFW Local 10054. The dinner menu from 5 p.m. includes a Salisbury steak for $9. DJ starts spinning the oldies at 7 p.m. Jell-O games and shots. 4651 Homestead Road. 775-727-6072.

FRIDAY MAY 6

Last Fish Fry of the season

Dine in or take away. Fried fish, baked fish, fish tacos, clam chowder – and of course, lots of fries and coleslaw! Our Lady of the Valley welcomes everyone to the community of Pahrump. You will see lots of neighbors there. 4-7 p.m. in the parish hall. 781 E. Gamebird Road.

FRIDAY MAY 6 AND SATURDAY MAY 7

Monster Truck Insanity Tour at McCullough Arena

See and hear the invasion of monster trucks tricking and dragging the tailgate, roaring at high speeds over challenging ramps and mountains of dirt, in wild, high-flying freestyle at McCullough Arena. The Monster Truck Insanity Tour brings five of America’s best modified monster trucks and racers to Pahrump to compete for championship status. There will also be a Pro-Mini Monster Mafia demonstration of 1/4 scale trucks, and an opportunity for spectators to participate in the Obsessed Monster Ride Truck experience (no age or height limits for drivers; a small supplement applies). Please note: Tough Truck & UTV races are designed for competitive Pahrump and Nye County residents to compete in the arena for cash prizes during a portion of the show. Registration for the Tough Truck & UTV Contest runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. each show night. Complete event information is available online at www.nevadamonstertrucks.com. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. The Pit Party runs from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., where spectators can see the monster trucks up close and meet the drivers. Shows begin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and will last approximately two hours. VIP tickets are sold out for both nights. Adult tickets (13 and older) are $25; children ages 3-12 gain admission for $16.50. All seats except VIP are general admission. Tickets can be purchased on site in cash or by credit card. Call 775-727-5107 for more information.

FRIDAY MAY 6 – SATURDAY MAY 7

Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

The inaugural Pahrump Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will be held Friday and Saturday, May 6-7 at Mountain Falls Golf Course. It’s open to the public. For more information, go to www.pahrumpchamber.com or call Mountain Falls at 775-537-6553.

SATURDAY MAY 7

Pahrump Farmer’s Market

Fresh products and artisanal products. Find your spring tomato plants, locally grown seasonal produce, microgreens, honey, eggs, baked goods, jams, jellies, arts and crafts. PVTimes Favorite: Shelly Belly NY Bagels. Conducted in the Tractor Supply parking lot at 900 NV-372 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

SATURDAY MAY 7

Former Lettermen musician back by popular demand

Mark Preston will perform in concert at Sanders Family Winery this weekend. Mark’s show combines nearly every type of music, from pop to Broadway to country, along with plenty of humor. From “My Way” to “Friends in Low Places”, Mark presents his songs with a showmanship and ease rarely seen on stage. Phyllis Diller once said, “He has one of the loudest, most beautiful voices I’ve ever heard. He sings, acts, emotes, looks good…everything. Jack Sanders invites you to bring a picnic to his Sanders family winery, sip a bottle of wine from the Pahrump Orchard, available for sale before the show, and enjoy the stars above the sky as Preston’s voice fills the night. Food truck also on site before the show. Seating begins at 6 p.m. The show begins at dusk. Tickets are $25 per person and you can call 775-727-1776 now to reserve your table. 3780 E. Kellogg Road.

SATURDAY MAY 7

Danny Estocado, the Hawaiian cowboy from Maui

Special engagement at the Mexican Grub & Pub. Arrive wearing a lei and receive your first domestic or complimentary drink. 2450 W. Mesquite, 702-379-8926.

SATURDAY MAY 7

Kickball at Simkins Park

Do you remember that classic game you played during recess and gym class? Kickball is easy to learn, easy to set up, and fun to play; making it one of the most popular recreational sports in the country. It plays like a baseball game with a few key changes. With a bigger, softer and more bouncy ball than most other sports, kickball is easy and safe for everyone to pick up. The object of the game is to score more points than the opposing team. All ages and skill levels are welcome. The rules are reviewed at the start of each game to make everyone feel more comfortable. Your hosts, Meagan and Sam Landa, are super flexible to work with! Moms, dads, kids, all adults – bring it on! Every Saturday at 5 p.m. at 450 E. Simkins Road.

SATURDAY MAY 7

Kentucky Derby Tour at the Nugget

Broadcast live from Churchill Downs, watch “The Best 2 Minutes in Sport” this Saturday from 3 p.m. The William Hill Sports Book in the Pahrump Nugget will focus on the 20 great horses that made it to the Kentucky Derby. Publication time is 3:57 p.m. local time. 681 NV-160. 775-751-6500.

SUNDAY MAY 8

Pahrump’s response to Bonnie Springs

Do you miss Bonnie Springs? The same goes for Nature Health Farms in Pahrump. Petting zoo, antiques and more are now open every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit the acreage and get up close to piglets, a burro and alpacas. Find out what a typical day looks like on the farm where many animals roam freely. Pet and feed the alpaca, mini horse, donkey, pigs, piglets, goats, ducks, geese, chickens, peacocks, rabbits and more. But don’t get too close to the ostrich, LOL. There are also antiques, cool cars, antiques and artwork all around the farm with plenty to do and see for the whole family. Adults $15, children 3 to 11 $10, seniors 65 and over $10. For $5 more, Alex will prepare a generous bucket of sweet hay, cereal, and freshly grated carrots to help you make some really good friends with these animals. “They know Sunday is treat day.” 351 Bunarch Road, 775-764-9880.

SATURDAY MAY 14

Cocktails and Canvas

On Saturday, May 14, at the Pahrump Senior Center, join Cocktails and Canvas to paint a picture of an Old World window box filled with geraniums. Painters will have fun sponge painting and stenciling lace for this project.

The cost is $25, which includes all supplies and instructions. Bring your favorite drink. The fun starts at 1 p.m. Call, text or message Laurie at 775-209-6200 to reserve your spot.

SATURDAY MAY 14

Comedy Bash hosted by the Kiwanis Club at the basement

Five comedians for $25, with proceeds benefiting Pahrump Valley Kiwanis. Headliner Dwayne Perkins performs his hysterical show at the Winery Outdoor Theater next Saturday at 7 p.m. Four additional local comedians are booked, including Shelly Fisher and Mike Shank. Snack from the light buffet on site before the show for an additional $15 (not included in the price of the ticket). Cash bar available. Buy your $25 tickets in advance at GIUSA next to Albertsons to secure your general admission seat, or buy tickets at the door. 3810, vineyard road. 775-751-7800.

SUNDAY MAY 15

Nathan Adelson’s Butterfly Exit

The annual Butterfly Release, hosted by Nathan Adelson Hospice as a celebration of life, will take place at Calvada Eye at 2 p.m. Those who have lost loved ones will have the opportunity to celebrate their memories and honor them at this event. It’s open to the public. The release of the butterfly was inspired by a Native American legend where the butterfly takes its wishes to heaven to be granted. For more information, call Nathan Adelson at 775-751-6700.

SATURDAY MAY 21

Community baby shower

Pahrump Family Collective is hosting a Baby Shower event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the NyE Communities Coalition at the NAC Building, 1020 E. Wilson Road.

Free car seats and car seat inspections, door prizes, food and games. Consignment and locally made baby products. Free clothing sizes for babies and children, ages 5+, and additional free family resources.

For more information, contact Pahrump Family Collective at 702-670-0790. NyE Community Coalition, NAC Building, 1020 E. Wilson Road.

KARAOKE

“New York, New York?” “Two black Cadillacs?” The theme song to “Mr. Ed?” Bring it on!

MON, from 7 p.m.: Double Trouble Karaoke at Rhinestones, 1700 Pahrump Valley Blvd., in the parking lot in front of Terrible’s Casino. 775-302-9653.

THU, from 6:30 p.m.: Who’s Dunes, 900 NV-372. 775-253-1433.

FRI/SAT, 8 p.m. – midnight: Tatuado Wild Side by Vince Neil, 2101 E. Gamebird. 775-537-2499.

FRI/SAT, from 7 p.m.: Bounty Hunter Saloon, 680 East St. 775-513-3010.

FRI/SAT, from 8 p.m.: Coyote’s Den, 3971 E. Kellogg Rd. 775-727-5233.

FRI, from 8 p.m.: The Bearded Lady Saloon, 1330 5th Street. 775-764-9377.

1st FRI of each month at 7 p.m.: Hideaway Bar, 4760 S. Pahrump Valley Blvd., Ste. #13. 775-751-1425.

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