Mob Museum Extravaganza and Other Weekend Events

The Mob Museum’s 5th Anniversary: Celebratory events are happening today through Tuesday. Welcome a new, permanent exhibit of original crime scene evidence from the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre.

On Saturday, Chriss Lyon, author of A Killing in Al Capone’s Playground: The True Story of the Hunt for the Most Dangerous Man Alive will be at the museum for Wiseguy Speaker Series and book signings. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Learn about the history and restoration of the old federal building and post office now known as The Mob Museum at a panel discussion at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

At 7 p.m. on Monday, catch the screening of Capone, the 1975 movie about the life of mobster Al Capone.

Tuesday offers free admission to the museum for Las Vegas Residents all day long. Get a chance to see the two Tommy guns that were used in the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre and hear Lt. Mike Kline share stories on how they were confiscated from Fred “Killer” Burke.

Friday: Support local, young artists tonight at Therapy. Students from Las Vegas Academy will hold an exhibit featuring their 10 best pieces. Complimentary food and beverage will be available for attendees. 6 p.m.  

Saturday: Container Park’s ValenWine’s Day Wine Walk features all-you-can-drink wine from 20 labels, chances to win a bottle of wine throughout the evening and dancing. The Moonshiners will provide new age music with a lounge feel of the Prohibition era. Tickets are available online before the event for $25 or for $30 at the door. Doors open at 4 p.m.

Sunday: The Neon Museum is offering Mini Valentine’s Photo Sessions for couples and families up to 10 people from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The shoot includes five digital images with more available for purchase. Reservations and prepayment are required by emailing $150.

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