-Book Signing and Discussion with David Howard, author of “Chasing Phil:
The Adventures of Two Undercover Agents with the World’s Most
Charming Con Man”, December 2
-Boss of the Bars Cocktail Crawl, December 2
-Early Close, Friday, December 15
-Community Safety Forum on Traffic Stops – Rights and Responsibilities,
-Gotti Car on Display at Fashion Show, through December 18
-Early Close, Monday, December 18
-Christmas Day Hours of Operation, December 25
LAS VEGAS (November 2017) – The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, announces events and special programs taking place in December 2017:
Book Signing and Discussion with David Howard and Jim Wedick, Saturday, December 2, 2 p.m. Former FBI agent Jim Wedick and true-crime author David Howard discuss Howard’s book “Chasing Phil: The Adventures of Two Undercover Agents with the World’s Most Charming Con Man.” The discussion will include stories from Wedick’s time as an undercover agent, his “friendship” with con man Phil Kitzer and how he ultimately implicated him. Admission to this event is free for Members or with Museum admission.
Boss of the Bars Cocktail Crawl, December 2. The Mob Museum recognizes Repeal Day-the most spirited date on the calendar-with the return of its Cocktail Crawl 2017 Boss of the Bars competition. Join the fun, taste and vote for Prohibition-era cocktails from the participating bars. Each specialty cocktail will be $5 on December 2 only. Free maps of the cocktail crawl participating bars will be available prior to the event at the Museum and online. In addition, videos of participating bartenders will be posted on the Museum’s Facebook page, where visitors can vote for their favorite bar or cocktail from December 1 – 5. The winning bar will be crowned on Tuesday, December 5, taking home a variety of prizes and the coveted Boss of the Bars trophy to display for one year.
Early Closing for Private Event, Friday, December 15. The Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Community Safety Forum: Traffic Stops – Rights and Responsibilities, Sunday, December 17, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The monthly Community Safety Forum, held in partnership with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and generously sponsored by NV Energy, will address traffic stops and why they are an area of focus in police officer training. Attendees will learn the protocol officers use in routine traffic stops, so that drivers can have the most productive interactions with the police in these types of situations. An officer from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department will address the types of laws, including constitutional, federal, state, county ordinances and city. Various types of police stops, such as consensual, reasonable and probable also will be discussed. Attendance at the event includes FREE Museum admission; registration is required.
See John Gotti’s 1972 Jaguar XKE Convertible at Fashion Show, through Monday, December 18. On view at Neiman Marcus Plaza from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays. Special discounts for Mob Museum Premium Memberships also will be available. In addition to the car display, families can visit the premier shopping experience every Monday evening and participate in a raffle with prizes such as Mob Museum water bottles and books, courtesy of The Mob Museum.
Early Closing for Private Event, Monday, December 18. The Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Christmas Day Hours of Operation, Monday, December 25. The Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Day.
ABOUT THE MOB MUSEUM
The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides a world-class, interactive journey through true stories—from the birth of the Mob to today’s headlines. The Mob Museum offers a provocative, contemporary look at these topics through hundreds of artifacts and immersive storylines. Whether you like it or not, this is American history. Since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of TripAdvisor’s “Top 25 U.S. Museums,” one of Las Vegas Weekly’s “Twenty Greatest Attractions in Las Vegas History,” one of USA Today’s “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits,” “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times, one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by Fox News and Budget Travel magazine, “Best Museum” by Nevada Magazine and is a multi-year winner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” rankings. The Mob Museum has been awarded accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded U.S. museums. Admission is $23.95 for adults ages 18 and over with special pricing for online purchase, children, seniors, military, law enforcement, Nevada residents, and teachers. The Museum is open daily; visit the website for up-to-date operating hours. For more information, call (702) 229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org. Connect on Facebook at facebook.com/themobmuseum or Twitter @themobmuseum.