• Meadow City Music Festival from Friday, Aug. 15 through Sunday, Aug. 17 at Plaza Park. Shows include — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15 - Los Tropicales, Manzanares, Jimmy Stadler. Saturday, Aug. 16 —10 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Carlos Media and Los Gallos; 11 a.m. to noon — Glenn Damian/Wayne Roper with Sara Trevean; noon to 1 p.m. — Jessa Young; 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. — Sweet ‘n Sour with the infamous BuDDy; 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. — Low Down Daddies; 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. — Highlands University; 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. — Fire & Rain. Sunday, Aug. 17 lineup includes — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Jake Mossman; 11 a.m. to noon — Melody Perez/Karl Zimmer; noon to 1 p.m. — Lydia Clark & Soul Evolution; 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. — Abe Garcia and Friends; and from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. — Joseino Seishin Taiko. Music in the park is free and open to the public.
• The West Las Vegas Class of 1964 50th Class Reunion will be Aug. 15 to Aug. 17 in Las Vegas. Activities will include a meet-and-greet, picnic, brunch and dinner. Updated information may be obtained by contacting, Mary Gonzales Ludi at 425-6877 or Darwin Ludi at 619-482-1691.
• 23rd Annual Watrous Day, free barbecue from noon to 1 p.m. and live music by Quemoso to follow from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 at Watrous Park.
• 36th Annual People’s Fair will take place on Saturday, Aug. 23, at Carnegie Library Park. Vendor applications are currently available at 140 Bridge St. or online at lasvegasartscouncil.org. Deadline is Aug. 16.
• Benefit dance for the Cleveland Roller Mill Museum, opening by the Fritz Davis Band at 6 p.m. followed by the Rifters at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Cleveland Roller Mill. The event also includes a potluck starting at 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person at the door or in advance. For more information, visit www.clevelandrollermimllmuseum.org or call Dan Cassidy at 575-387-2645, Linda Todd at 505-699-0508 or Diann Coulson at 505-294-8033.
• Correct date - Benefit dance for Joel Baca to help with medical treatment expenses, 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, Aug. 16 at Tequilas. Musical entertainment by Maziso and La Luna Band. Tickets are $10.
UPCOMING & ONGOING
• Tierra y Montes Soil and Conservation monthly board meeting, 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at U.S. Forest Service Building in Las Vegas. For more information, call 425-9088.
• Glimpses of the Past, 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21 at the CCHP/Santa Fe Trail Interpretive Center, 116 Bridge Street. Laugh and learn as author Mary Diecker explores some of New Mexico’s fascinating and strange history. It’s good guys and bad guys, ladies and those “not so” ladies; it’s New Mexico! It’s the stories of the people and places that make New Mexico the “Land of Enchantment.” The Glimpses of the Past series are free in partnership with the Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation. For more information, contact Fort Union National Monument at 425-8025, or visit www.nps.gov/foun.
• Heart of David is hosting a Gospel Fest from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the West Las Vegas gym. For more information, call 454-3886.
• Call for artists and craftspersons for Cleveland Millfest. Outdoor spaces are available for artists and craftsmen at the Cleveland Millfest. The two-day event takes place Labor Day Weekend Aug. 30 and Aug. 31. Call 575-387-6763 or 575-387-2645 for application and information. The Event takes place at the Cleveland Roller Mill Museum in Cleveland.
• The AAUW Summer Used Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12 and on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Sala de Madrid, on the Highlands campus. There will be a large selection of books — paperbacks, mysteries, inspirational works, current affairs, art books, children’s books, classics, collectibles — great reading and information for every possible interest, along with CDs and DVDs; most paperbacks $1, and most hardcovers, including best-sellers, at $2. The book sale is a non-profit fund-raiser for AAUW solely to support educational programs in the community and scholarships. Donated books may be dropped off at the Sala de Madrid Thursday, Sept. 11.
• Nat Gold Players presentation of Happy Gland Band and Poets to Ponder, dinner at 6 p.m. with show starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12 at the Spic and Span’s new facility in the old Salvation Army Building. Tickets are $20 adults in advance, $22 at the door and students are $18 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are available from any Nat Gold Player board member. For more information, call 454-0060.
• The Las Vegas Arts Council invites all fine artists/artisans to participate in the 2014 Historic Las Vegas Studio Tour, Oct. 25 and Oct. 26. In addition to private studios, tour stops at New Mexico Highlands University and United World College once again we will have a “La Gente” show featuring both Las Vegas residents unable to show at home and area artists who reside outside the studio tour perimeter. Deadline for entry forms and payment is Aug. 15.