Las Vegas travel calendar
Through Feb. 13
Where: Lake Las Vegas (Henderson)
Highlights: Of course, the lakes around Vegas don’t freeze over. But this ice rink anchored in the lake does, creating a unique skating experience.
Info: (702) 564-4700, https://www.lakelasvegas.com
Russian National Ballet
Where: Ham Concert Hall (UNLV campus)
Highlights: With St. Valentine on the way, the troupe performs the timeless “Romeo and Juliet.”
Info: (866) 388-3267, https://www.unlvtickets.com
Opening Feb. 5
Where: Venetian Showroom
Highlights: Now known for his TV and film appearances, the comedian returns to his standup roots for 10 weekends this year.
Info: (702) 414-1000, https://www.venetian.com
Amore Mio cooking class
Where: Nove Italiano (the Palms)
Highlights: Participants will learn how to prepare a romantic six-course meal, starting with Kumamoto oysters with basil granita and ending with a heart-shaped, white chocolate shell filled with sweet treats.
Info: (702) 942-6800, https://www.novelasvegas.com
Super Sunday Celebration
Where: M Resort (South Strip)
Highlights: The M will celebrate with drink specials and contests throughout the property. Or grab a seat in the Ravello Lounge, where the Super Bowl will be screened on 42 TVs.
Info: (702) 797-1000, https://www.themresort.com
Dam Short Film Festival
Where: Boulder Theatre (Boulder City)
Highlights: More than 100 short films from around the world will be screened in the charming town that’s the gateway to Hoover Dam.
Info: (702) 447-4747, https://www.damshortfilm.org
Where: Tabú Ultra Lounge (MGM Grand)
Highlights: The bartenders will be mixing three special drinks that they (not us) swear are laced with ingredients to make you more romantic.
Info: (702) 891-7129, https://www.mgmgrand.com/nightlife
The Simon Singles Soiree
Where: Simon at Palms Place
Highlights: Chef Kerry Simon hosts this bash for the unattached, an antidote to Valentine’s Day hoopla.
Info: (702) 944-3292, https://www.palmsplace.com
Piano! Las Vegas
Where: V Theater (Planet Hollywood)
Highlights: Ryan Ahern blazes across the keys, playing a diverse repertoire that includes boogie, Broadway and rock.
Info: (866) 932-1818, https://www.pianolasvegas.com
— Jay Jones
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