There are a lot of opportunities this weekend and into next week for getting out of the house, giving to charity, listening to live music and attending a Pahrump Arts Council Spring Chorale Concert.
First up is the return of the “On Target” band. The group has been playing off and on in this area for 20 years and plays mostly R&B and classic rock from Santana and Molly Hatchet to Deep Purple. The performance will be from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., at THE HUBB on Bell Vista Road.
The members have migrated from band to band over the years and the lineup for tonight’s performance is Joe Buckalew, who founded the group, Rick Garza, Mike Kurn and newest member Gary Fox.
Fox joined the band six months ago as the lead guitarist.
Two charity events won’t interfere with each other if you want to do both.
Low Life Tattoo is on a cancer ribbon quest from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday April 5, with every color of ribbon attached to some form of the deadly disease. The studio is located at 1231 S. Loop Road and 50 percent of the $40 tattoo fee will be donated to Relay for Life.
The Pahrump Arts Council will sponsor its “Come to the Cabaret” fundraiser at Saddle West Hotel &Casino April 5 as well.
The event calls for a buffet-style dinner and a floor show featuring Las Vegas singer and entertainer “Dondino,” who will be joined by Liz Lieberman’s Ovation Dancers, and 4-Ever Yours Barbershoppers.
Charlie Duncan, lead singer for the Cornell Gunther’s Coasters, 1960’s doo-wop group, will put in a special guest appearance. Duncan joined Cornell Gunther’s Coasters in 1962 when it spun off from the original Coasters and has performed continuously with the group since then.
Tickets for the event are $50. Raffles and door prizes are part of the festivities which will raise money to support PAC Youth Arts programs. For more information, call PAC, 775-751-6776.
Those who feel like a road trip might think about the Navajo Rug and Jewelry Show and Sale set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 5 and 6 at 10 Lakeshore Road in Boulder City.
Hundreds of hand-woven Navajo rugs, fine silver and turquoise jewelry will be on display and for sale.
Experts will offer loom weaving demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day.
The High Desert Chorale will perform its spring concert at 7 p.m., April 9 in the Pahrump Nugget Events Center. The theme is “American Heritage,” and will cover songs of the old west.
The admission is the donation of two non-perishable food items for a local food bank. Cash donations will be gladly accepted.
The Nathan Adelson Hospice Butterfly Release is scheduled for 2 p.m., April 27 in the Calvada Eye. The event was formerly held at Ian Deutch Memorial Park.
Butterflies are $25. Call 702-938-3910 to reserve yours.