Skyfall Daniel Craig’s third outing as superspy James Bond is also his best, with exciting action and an emotionally resonant story. Now playing citywide.
Glittering Lights It’s that time of year again. Get your oohs and aahs on at the annual holiday light show, which features 450 animated displays along Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s 2.5-mile track. Through January 6; Sunday-Thursday, 5:30-9 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 5:30-10 p.m.; $15-$20.
Who’s On Board The Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort turns 50 this year and celebrates with an art show and auction featuring 50 local artists creating pieces shaped like snowboards. There won’t be any snow at the party, but there will be cocktails. November 16, 8 p.m., Amanda Harris Gallery of Contemporary Art.
First Edition Day Honor Las Vegas Distillery’s first lineup of Nevada vodka, whiskey, gin, rum and moonshine at this bottling, tasting, local-booze-buying bash. How many chances do you get to own first-edition alcohol? November 17, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 7330 Eastgate Road, #100.
Deftones The Sacramento hard-rockers are drawing rave reviews for new album Koi No Yokan, and you get to see them bring those songs to life—plus some oldies, surely—in a rare club setting. With Scars on Broadway, November 18, 8 p.m., $44-$49, House of Blues.
An American Portrait Case Scaglione guest-conducts the Las Vegas Philharmonic for a night of music by Copland, Ives, Bernstein and Barber—featuring narration by Tony Hsieh. Yes, that Tony Hsieh. November 17, 8 p.m., Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall.
New York Times Thanksgiving Help Line From “Is it tacky to bring Tupperware for leftovers?” to “My brother owes me $25,000. Do I ask him for the money before or after we carve the turkey?” NYT has your turkey-day quandaries covered. Projects.nytimes.com/qa/events/thanksgiving-help-line.