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Weekend best bets: CTCA Tennis, the Eagles and Bagatelle’s grand opening

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The Tennis Champions Series with Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Jim Courier and John McEnroe at the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV on Oct. 15, 2011.

This weekend really runs the entertainment gamut. Enjoy exciting tennis from some of the best like Agassi and McEnroe or music from the Eagles or many other things. Here are our best entertainment bets for the weekend:

    • Friday: Ski & Snowboard Resort's Who's On Board art show and fundraiser

      The Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort turns 50 this year and is celebrating with an art show and auction featuring 50 local artists who created pieces shaped like snowboards for the Who’s On Board event taking place at the Lady Silvia and the Amanda Harris Gallery. The silent auction will benefit Lids on Kids, Outside Las Vegas Foundation and the Mt. Charleston Volunteer Fire Department. Doors open at 8 p.m. for the general public.

    • Friday: Glittering Lights at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway

      It’s that time of year again. Enjoy the opening of the annual holiday light show Glittering Lights, which features 450 animated displays along a 2.5 mile path at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Tickets are $15-$20 and the display opens at 5:30 nightly through Jan. 6.

    • Showing her stripes: Spandex jumpsuit? Check. Fabulous hair? Check. Adoring backup dancer with weird hair? Yup, Gordon is going places.

      Friday: Bagatelle grand opening

      Bagatelle, the new supper club and nightclub adjacent to the Tropicana opens its doors officially with a party featuring performances by Chris Willis, Wynter Gordon and Lucent Dossier. The cover charge is $20-$30 and doors open at 7 p.m.

    • The Tennis Champions Series with Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Jim Courier and John McEnroe at the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV on Oct. 15, 2011.

      Saturday: Tennis at Mandalay Bay

      The Cancer Treatment Centers of America Championships at the Mandalay Bay Events Center will feature matchups between some of the greats in the sport of tennis including Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Michael Chang and Jim Courier. Tickets are $50-$275 and the matches begin at 7:30 p.m.

    • The U.S. band ''The Eagles'' with Timothy B. Smit, Don Henley, Glenn Frey and Joe Walsh, left to right, performs on their European tour at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland on Friday, July 13, 2001.

      Saturday: The Eagles at MGM Grand

      The Eagles will be bringing their Long Road Out of Eden tour to the MGM Grand with their greatest hits like “Hotel California,” “Desperado,” “Take It To The Limit,” “Life In the Fast Lane” and “Take It Easy.” Tickets are $71.50-$213 and the show starts at 8 p.m.

    • Sawyer Brown.

      Saturday: Sawyer Brown at M Resort

      Two-time Country Music Award winning group Sawyer Brown performs at M Resort's M Pavilion. Enjoy hits like “Step That Step,” “Some Girls Do,” “The Walk” and “Thank God for You.” Tickets are $29.50-$39.50 and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

    • Friday: Tree lighting and concert with Frankie Moreno at the District

      It's time to get into the holiday spirit at the District with a tree lighting and a live performance by Frankie Moreno followed by a meet and greet and CD signing of his new disc. There will also be holiday characters and photos with Santa so bring the family for your holiday photos. Admission is free.

    • Saturday: Las Vegas Philharmonic at the Smith Center

      The Las Vegas Philharmonic celebrates American music this Thanksgiving season at the Smith Center. Enjoy Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man" and arrangements of American folk songs. This Fanfare is closely connected to the Smith Center, represented in the vibrant Symphony Park sculpture and Reynolds Hall foyer painting by local artist Tim Bavington. Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh narrates Copland’s iconic musical portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Tickets are $46-$94 and the show starts at 8 p.m.

    • Saturday: Las Vegas Culture Fest at the Fremont Street Experience

      The seventh annual Las Vegas Culture Fest will take place at the Fremont Street Experience. Entertainment will include live bands and dancers representing the many cultures present in Las Vegas. Food from Asia, Mexico, Jamaica and other countries will be sold at the event. Entry to the event is free and it begins at 11 a.m.

    • Sunday: Jerry Lewis at the Orleans

      An Evening with Jerry Lewis – Live from Las Vegas! will feature Mr. Lewis himself, live on stage telling stories of his eight-decade career through narrative and musical performances, with video montages from his television and film appearances. The unique show will include rare, never-before-seen clips from his personal and private vaults. Tickets are $44-$71.50 and the show starts at 8 p.m. in the Orleans Showroom.

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