The entertainment at the Edgewater Casino Resort continues in October with a new lineup in Kokopelli's Showroom each Thursday through Monday night at 9 p.m.
The October lineup has begun with the high-energy, seven-piece band Rhythm Nation performing through Oct. 8. Singer Denise Clemente, award-winner of the "Best Lounge Act" in the Las Vegas Entertainment Awards will follow Oct. 11-15. Clemente has traveled around the world impressing audiences and appeared on the "Tonight Show" and the "Merv Griffin Show" on numerous occasions.
Wrapping up October's entertainment will be four talented entertainers known as The Classy Ones. From Oct. 18 - 29, The Classy Ones will take you back in time with tunes by the Temptations, the Four Tops and all your favorite performers from the Motown era.
The Colorado Belle features four themed slot tournaments over the calendar year and the last one is slated for Nov. 1-3. The "As The Reels Turn" tourney with a soap opera theme offers more than $45,500 in cash and prizes including $10,000 in first place prize money. Prize money is based on 150 entrants and will be paid to 80th place. The $350 entry fee includes three nights' complimentary accommodations, two days of tournament play, a welcome cocktail reception, $60 comp dollars, a commemorative gift, a spectacular awards dinner and $350 in round prize money for each of 16 rounds. For information, call 877-487-2747 Monday through Friday.
The 14th annual "SCORE - Laughlin Desert Challenge" off road racing event featuring 16 classes of race cars and trucks is planned for Jan. 24-27, 2008. The citywide event has grandstand viewing of the start and finish line area and includes the "Laughlin Leap" where drivers try to soar their cars and trucks the furthest off a ramp.
The "Laughlin International Rally & Motorsports Festival" will take place Nov. 8-11 and incorporate several different motorsports activities at various sites. Events will include: the Laughlin International Rally, which is part of the U.S. Rally Championship, with a rally feature being the Super Stage event with side-by-side racing in view of the grandstands at the Laughlin Event Park; an Adventure Rally designed for SUV owners who can take to the back roads of the area using GPS units on a rally for cash and prizes; the Laughlin International Auto Show featuring all types of domestic and imported vehicles; The Drift - a "ballet on wheels" performed by professional drivers; the Rally Cross - a race against the clock on a tight course; and other events that include vendors, displays and entertainment.
The "Hog Wild Weekend" set for Oct. 20 and 21 on the lawn area near the Avi Beach will include rib and bean cook-offs with music, arts and crafts, and vendors.
The next Tom & Sharon's Ballroom, Latin and Swing Dance Party is scheduled for Oct. 27 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. For details, call 928-754-2097.
The annual "Chef's Food Fest" fundraiser for United Way will take place on Oct. 11 at the Avi Convention Center. Chefs from the casinos and area restaurants will present their favorite dishes, beverages and desserts. Tickets are $60, call 702-298-2214.
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