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1. Head on down to Petrack Park, located at 150 Highway 160, this Saturday to take part in 17th Annual Pahrump Inter-Tribal Social Powwow. The event brings together Native Americans and non-Native Americans each year to honor veteran Native Americans and to enjoy various events. The three-day event kicks off at 10 a.m. today with a spiritual side where participants join and give thanks and goes until 3 p.m. Sunday. There will also be Native American arts and crafts for sale, music, food, dancing, daily raffles and Sunday there is a 50-50 raffle. Admission to the event is free. For more information on the Powwow call 775-209-3444 or email

2. If the holiday blues are starting to kick in, then head on down to The Hubb on Saturday night to take in the stylistic rhythms of the Pahrump All-Star Blues Band. The band is made of Mike Hickey, Greg Smith, Manvantar Das and Bob White. The quartet will help you drown out any funk you might be in. The group plays hits like Cameo’s “Word Up,” ZZ Top’s “She Loves My Automobile,” and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Call Me the Breeze,” in addition to other popular hits. Make your way to The Hubb, located at 3720 W. Bell Vista Ave. Saturday night, between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m., to catch the All-Star Blues Band in action. For more information on the event give The Hubb a call at 775-910-9575.

3. Thanksgiving is Thursday and if you or someone you know can’t afford to pay for the feast that goes along with the holiday, head down to NyE Communities Coalition for their free community Thanksgiving dinner. All are welcome to attend the event that takes place from noon until 3 p.m. at the activities center at the coalition. If anyone wants to help with the dinner they can by donating gift cards or checks and their time for the event. Volunteers can aid the coalition in decorating, prepping and cooking food, directing traffic, serving, delivering to homes and cleaning up. If you are interested in helping, stop by the NyE Communities Coalition, located at 1020 E. Wilson Road or give them a call at 775-727-9970.


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