Where to shop, what to see and where to eat oysters

It’s not officially holiday season until Ethel M lights up its cacti.


Holiday Cactus Garden Lighting Join Ethel M as the Henderson-based chocolatier lights up for the holidays. A donation of one new toy gets you in on Tuesday night, or swing by anytime through January 1. November 15, 6 p.m., One Sunset Way.

Pacquiao-Marquez III Their last two fights—a draw and a split decision—were absolute classics. This week’s bout is eight years in the making. Be part of history. November 12, card begins at 3 p.m., $200-$1,200, MGM Grand.

The Apple Sisters The 1940s-set comedy podcast (starring Weekly badass woman Sarah Lowe) makes a special live appearance in Las Vegas. Expect ration jokes, special guests and old-timey innuendo. November 11, 10 p.m., $15, Onyx Theatre, 732-7225.

High on Fire Matt Pike knows how to make heavy music. He did it with stoner-rock outfit Sleep, and he’s still doing with this Oakland-based metal trio. Let your ribs vibrate. With Indian, Demon Lung. November 13, 9 p.m., $12, Beauty Bar.


Oyster & Beer Festival Bivalve mollusk enthusiasts, rejoice! P.J. Clarke’s offers up an oyster-shucking competition, an oyster-eating competition, oyster pot pie, Oysters Rockefeller … and beer. Lots of beer. November 12, 1-4 p.m.


Design Center Fall Sale Get up to 70 percent off wholesale prices on select furniture, floor coverings, wall décor, lighting and accessories from Palacek, Four Hands, Dillon Wells and many more. November 11-12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., free entry, World Market Center.


Beginners Ewan McGregor and Christopher Plummer are both excellent in one of the year’s best films, a moving and funny look at finding love and coping with grief. On DVD November 15.

Keep on the Sunnyside Trifecta Gallery’s exhibit of paintings and drawings by renowned illustrator Anthony Freda delivers a hefty dose of wit and irony. Through November 25.


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