Best Bets: Golden Knights, Alejandro Fernandez, San Gennaro Banquet and more for your Las Vegas weekend

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Steve Marcus Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland (5) practices at the City National Arena in Summerlin Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.

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Mexican Self-reliance Day weekend is here, the big Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch battle at T-Mobile Arena Saturday is offered out and the Strip is going to be loaded. Fight your way through the crowds to discover the fun you require or explore some off-Strip entertainment alternatives in the next 3 days.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS The Knights opened training camp Thursday at City National Arena in Downtown Summerlin and all team practices are open to the general public. Weekend session start at 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday and the very first preseason video game at T-Mobile Arena is set for 5 p.m. Sunday at T-Mobile Arena against Arizona. September 14-16, details at vegasgoldenknights.com.

SAN GENNARO FEAST The cherished regional Italian food and culture celebration returns for its 39th year, this time at Stone Station. A wide range of food vendors, arts and crafts, live music, carnival video games and rides and family entertainment consisting of a petting zoo round out the festival all weekend long. September 14-17, info at sangennarofeast.com.

LAS VEGAS PHILHARMONIC The Phil opens its 2018-2019 season Saturday at Reynolds Hall by celebrating the 100th birthday of cherished American author Leonard Bernstein, performing music from “West Side Story” and “Candide” amongst the choices. September 15, details at lvphil.org. ALEJANDRO FERNANDEZ The worldwide pop star’s yearly Vegas look during Mexican Independence Day weekend is regularly among the most significant concerts of the year. Expect all the ranchera and Latin pop you can handle from Saturday’s program, in addition to some brand-new reggaeton fusion from his recent album “Rompiendo Fronteras.” September 15, info at mandalaybay.com. KC AND THE SUNSHINE BAND WITH THE TOWN INDIVIDUALS Palace Station is the one Station Casinos home that does not typically use a selection of live home entertainment but that changes on Saturday when disco-era icons KC and The Sunshine Band and the Village Individuals perform to commemorate the casino’s recent renovations. September 15, info at stationcasinoslive.com.

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