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Dark times: Breaking Bad—and possibly Walter White—comes to a close this weekend.

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Breaking Bad series finale Ricin. An M60 machine gun. Gray Matter. Neo Nazis. We’re shaking like meth addicts just envisioning how the final episode of one of TV’s all-time greatest shows is going to go down—emphasis on down. September 29, 9 p.m., AMC.

Masters of Sex This drama about pioneering sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson is one of the fall’s best new shows, with rich characters, fascinating historical detail and great lead performances from Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan. Sundays, 10 p.m., Showtime; premieres September 29.

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Frozen Fury XV Las Vegas gets a pro hockey team ... for a weekend, when LA loans us its 2012 champion Kings, who’ll play exhibition games against the Rangers Friday and the Avalanche Saturday. September 27, 7:30 p.m.; September 28, 7 p.m.; $36-$324. MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Carol Burnett From The Carol Burnett Show to Horton Hears a Who!, the beloved comedian and actress has been making America laugh for decades. Fans won’t want to miss her Smith Center engagement, when audience members will get the chance to ask Burnett about her storied career. September 29, 8 p.m., $39-$129, Reynolds Hall.

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Huntridge Theatre Grab a brush or roller (and other painting supplies if you have ’em), head Downtown and help apply the historic venue’s new first coat. And when you need a break, check out the farmers’ market, food trucks and live entertainment amassed in the parking lot. September 28 & 29, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 1208 E. Charleston Blvd.

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Las Vegas Greek Food Festival Fall foodie season is here, and savvy locals know the annual extravaganza at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church is the most bang-for your-buck festival around. Go for the $16 combo plate and feast on some of the best lamb, chicken, pastitsio and dolmades in the city. September 27-29, $6, 5300 El Camino Road, lasvegasgreekfestival.com.

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