Alice Down the Rabbit Hole Don’t miss Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater’s premiere of the full-length ballet based on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, choreographed by Bernard Gaddis and set to music by Martin St. Pierre of Cirque du Soleil. The diverse ensemble gives Las Vegas dance something to be proud of. October 3, 7:30 p.m., $24-$79, Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall.
Museum Day Get your (complimentary) culture on at Bellagio’s Gallery of Fine Art with its educational, female artist-focused Painting Women exhibit. October 4, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., download tickets at bellagio.com.
Com Truise Upstate New Yorker Seth Haley’s hotly tipped live electro project is more than a silly name—it’s a potentially epic Downtown dance party laying in wait. With Rone, October 2, 9 p.m., $12, Beauty Bar.
Sondre Lerche The Norwegian singer-songwriter’s new breakup record, Please, is a largely upbeat and catchy collection that still portrays the disappointment and loss he experienced after divorcing his wife. Catch Lerche in his transitional phase—and Vegas debut. With Teen. October 3, 8 p.m., $12, Backstage Bar & Billiards.
Route 91 Harvest Festival Life is beautiful for country music fans this weekend, as the inaugural edition of this festival features headliners Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and Jason Aldean, plus fellow hitmakers Dierks Bentley and Brantley Gilbert, veterans like Dwight Yoakam and Neal McCoy, young up-and-comers and much more. October 3-5, 2 p.m., $172, MGM Resorts Village.
The Silver State on the Silver Screen Sure, everyone knows about Casino and Showgirls and The Hangover, but what about some of the older, lesser-known depictions of Nevada in movies? Each week in October, the Clark County Library will show one of those more obscure Nevada-set movies, starting this week with 1934’s Merry Wives of Reno. Tuesdays in October, 1 p.m., free.
LA Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche Dubbed “Frozen Fury XVI,” this annual preseason hockey match has become a fun, exciting tradition in Las Vegas. Expect plenty of action and drama as these old foes get their high-sticking, slashing and checking from behind out of their systems before the regular season starts. October 4, 7 p.m., $46-$250, MGM Grand Garden Arena.