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Fremont East christens block music festival

Nov 13, 2007 5:30 AM

The new Fremont East Entertainment District is sponsoring its inaugural "Rock the Block Music Festival" on Saturday, Nov. 17 from noon to 10 p.m. The day-long music festival’s headline act will be Flyleaf joined with performances by Smile Empty Soul, Franky Perez, Searchlight, Left Standing and Conflict of Interest. Bands will be performing on the Jagermeister stage. Tickets can be purchased through all Ticketmaster outlets for a bargain-priced $10 in advance or $15 at the door.

Help the kids and get a free concert ticket! Station Casinos and radio station KWNR announced the Fourth Annual Toys for Tickets All-Star Jam, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. to be held inside Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa and Casino. Toys for Tickets helps raise toys for the Children’s Advocacy Alliance (C.A.A.) while treating fans to a surprise concert from some of country music’s top headliners. Through Dec. 7, fans can visit any Star Nursery in Las Vegas and donate a new, unopened toy ($10 or greater in value) for a free ticket.

Tickets can only be obtained by donating a toy by Dec. 7 at any Las Vegas area Star Nursery. Guests can bring a toy to the venue on the day of the show should tickets still be available. Fans can listen to KWNR New Country 95.5 FM for more information. All donations collected will go to the C.A.A — a group of citizens who have the same interest at heart, "Putting the Health and Safety of Children First." Members of the C.A.A. pledge to take action to improve the lives and protect the children who are victims of abuse and neglect. For a list of Star Nursery locations, please visit

Hooters Casino Hotel is offering a travel package for guests on select days in the months of November and December. Packages are valid Nov. 25 through Dec. 6, and Dec. 16 through Dec. 20. Guests pay $39 per night for two evenings and are provided a third night at no charge. Additionally, guests receive a unique six-pack of savings and special offers including two-for-one tickets to see Bobby Slayton, "The Pit Bull of Comedy" and Gerry McCambridge, "The Mentalist" in the Night Owl Showroom; two-for-one drinks in The Lobby Bar; a free shot glass or playing cards with purchase of a $20 retail item; and 20 percent off a service at S.A.S.S. Gamers receive $10 match play on blackjack. For slots or video poker, guests who earn 500 points will get 500 free points. The package is valid Sunday through Thursday, based on availability. For more information or reservations, call 1-866-LVHOOTS and ask for Deal 1-Winter promotions.