Kendrick Lamar at 1 Oak There’s a lot of excitement surrounding the 25-year-old rapper, who has already collaborated with the likes of Dr. Dre, Drake and Lady Gaga. See K-Dot perform Friday at the Mirage nightclub, with resident DJ Karma in the booth. November 30, doors at 10:30 p.m., $50 men, $30 women.
Smiles for Survivors/Happy Anniversary Hour at Foundation Room The House of Blues celebrates its 20th anniversary with 20 Weekly-sponsored happy hours to benefit local charities. Friday’s organization of the hour is the Smiles for Survivors Foundation, a group that raises awareness about the oral side effects of cancer treatment and provides dental help for breast cancer patients and survivors. Find the full list of events and RSVP at lasvegasweekly.com/hob. November 30, 5-8 p.m., free.
Bagatelle Brunch Launch The brand known for its champagne brunches in St. Barth, New York and LA brings the experience to Las Vegas this Saturday. Enjoy your meal with a side of music from saxophonist Natty Rico Sax and performances by circus artists Lucent Dossier and the Bagatelle Bazaar. In the booth: DJ Stan Courtois. December 1, doors at 11:30 a.m.
Heineken’s Mustache November Finale at Lavo We’ll say it one last time, gentlemen: Put that razor down! It won’t be Movember on Saturday, but if you’ve made it 30 days without shaving, what’s one more? Lavo honors 30 Las Vegas men for their Movember-inspired fundraising at the venue’s weekly champagne brunch. Toast the furry-faced philanthropists, and enjoy some daytime debauchery on Saturday. December 1, doors at 2 p.m., free entry.
Steve Aoki at XS The Wynn resident DJ returns to spin his very own Dim Mak Monday party—here’s hoping he nails the stage dive this time! Also bringing the noise: Dave Fogg. December 3, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies & industry professionals free.
End of Prohibition Anniversary Party at Moon Take a time machine to the Roaring ’20s on Tuesday night, when the Palms nightspot celebrates the 79th anniversary of Repeal Day. Arrive thirsty (we are celebrating the end of Prohibition, right?), since the event will feature a hosted Crown Royal Maple bar with Prohibition-inspired cocktails. Period costume and dance contests complete the event (with $1,205 going to the winners). Lindy Hop, anyone? December 4, doors at 10 p.m., $25 men, $20 women.
Repeal Day Party at The Mob Museum Prohibition led to mobsters running speakeasies and illegal liquor rings—history well-covered at the Downtown cultural institution. This week, the Mob Museum invites you to celebrate the end of the Noble Experiment in style, with guests in ’20s-style duds (for a fashion contest), live jazz and Prohibition-era cocktails. Still not sold? Former Mayor Oscar Goodman hosts the party, and attendees get full access to the museum. December 5, 6 p.m., $19.33, $15 for museum members.
Krewella at Surrender The EDM trio released its debut EP this summer and has been globe-trotting ever since, even scoring a set at Australia’s Stereosonic EDM fest just last week. Rage to their beats while enjoying the wintry surroundings, as Surrender undergoes a “Winter Wonderland” transformation for the night. December 5, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $30 women, locals free.