Friday: One pairs wine with food so why not bourbon with books? The Writer’s Block hosts Bourbon Book Club featuring Hanya Yanagihara’s book “A Little Life” starting at 6 p.m. This is a coming-of-age story follows four friends making their way through New York City. The book must be read in advance.
Stop by the Llama Lot at 10th and Fremont Street Streets for Ecstatic Dance party at Life Cube. Attendees are encouraged to dance like nobody’s watching. You might as well because the Life Cube won’t be around for long. Dance party starts at 7 p.m. It is free for all (and a free-for-all!).
You can take the gal outta the country but you can’t take the country outta the gal. See country music singer-songwriter Pam Tillis and country music singer Lorrie Morgan at Golden Nugget for the 52 Fridays concert series. Tickets start at $42.
Saturday: Life is all about balance. Downtown brewery Tenaya Creek hosts Detox to Retox, a 75-minute vinyasa flow Yoga class followed by a brewery tour and post-yoga social hour in the tap room with a complimentary brew. Class is open to all levels of yoga practice. Cost is $18 and tickets must be purchased before the class. Register and pay here.
How many bands can say they recorded an album in one day, much less record the songs in one take. Los Angeles-based band, the Aggrolites, did just that. Listen to their mix of ska, reggae and punk at the Las Vegas Country Saloon starting at 8 p.m. Tickets $10.
In 2010, Fresno saw the beginning of Rockabilly Mafia Dolls, a vintage inspired social club for women. So if Dita Von Teese, Eartha Kitt and Bettie Page are your style icons you will want to help bring the Las Vegas Chapter to life. Attend their prospect meetup at 1:30 p.m. at Park on Fremont.
Sunday: Everyone has a mini sleuth hidden inside and artist Milk the Bunny’s downtown Easter scavenger hunt is a perfect place to let your Nancy Drew come out. Follow MTB’s social media for clues on where the treasures are. The hunt starts at 10 a.m.
Can it get any better than endless mimosas and sangria, pizza and music? Head to Pizza Rock Downtown for Acoustic Brunch and hear the Macek Brothers of the indie-rock band Holes and Hearts from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This is the opening weekend of Gina Gionfriddo’s play Becky Shaw at Art Square Theatre. The plot looks at a newlywed couple who fix up two friends. But the evening goes from happy to dread as it questions what we owe the people we love and the strangers who land on our doorstep. Showtime at 8 p.m.