Art for and created by people of all ages will highlight the Spring ArtFest presented by the Boulder City Art Guild this weekend.
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1 Matters of the art: Fine arts and gift items by about 75 Southwestern artisans will be showcased at the 32nd annual Spring Art Fest presented by Boulder City Art Guild in Bicentennial Park on Saturday and Sunday. There also will be entertainment throughout the festival, as well as food vendors, hands-on activities for children and a raffle. The event begins at 10 a.m. both days and ends at 5 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
1 CASH CRAWL: The annual Shane Patton Pub Crawl, which raises funds for scholarships in honor of the fallen Navy SEAL from Boulder City, will be held Saturday. The event starts at 7 p.m., though people will gather at 6 p.m., and includes entertainment from Thee Swank Bastards, The Lesser Evil, No Tides and DJ Ladyfingers. T-Shirts can be purchased in front of the Boulder Dam Credit Union, 530 Avenue G, Friday or anytime at The Dillinger, 1224 Arizona St., for $35, which provides drink discounts at participating locations.
Like the Academy Awards, but on a slightly smaller scale, Boulder City High School film students’ achievements were recognized March 30 during the fifth annual Boulder City Movie Awards.
1 FEELIN’ BLUE: The Full Throttle Blues Band, featuring Boulder City drummer Tim “Spider” Webb, brings its unique mix of rhythm and blues, reggae, rock and roll and rhumba to Jack’s Place. The four-piece ensemble plays everything from traditional tunes made famous by Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf to contemporary songs by Stevie Ray Vaughn, ZZ Top and Eric Clapton. The band performs from 6-10 p.m. at the bar and grill, 544 Nevada Way. Visit www.jacksplacebc.com or call 702-293-2200 for more information.
1 SWEET SOUNDS: Red Mountain Music Co. will offer up a selection of classic tunes by Carole King and James Taylor during “How Sweet It Is,” Friday and Saturday at the Elaine K. Smith Center, 700 Wyoming St. The choir will be accompanied by local musicians, as well as a special performance by the Martha P. King Elementary Singers. Tickets are $10 for adults and free for children and students. For details, visit www.redmountainmusicco.org .
1 CHEERS: The Boulder Beerfest returns to Wilbur Square park in downtown Boulder City for its fifth incarnation. In addition to sampling beers from more than 30 breweries, the festivities will include brewery demonstrations, entertainment, games, food and vendors. A $60 VIP ticket offers admission at 1 p.m., while a $40 general admission ticket offers admission at 3 p.m. The festival concludes at 7 p.m. Visit http://bouldercitybeerfestival.com for more information.
1 ROCKIN’ AND ROLLIN’: Folks will be rocking, rolling and strolling as they help raise funds for the Senior Center of Boulder City’s Meals on Wheels program and other activities at the center. Bicentennial Park will be site of the second annual family-friendly event and fundraiser that includes entertainment, food and more. Registration and check-in begins at 9:30 a.m., with opening ceremonies set for 10 a.m. For details, visit www.seniorcenterbouldercity.org .
1 LET THE GOOD TIMES STROLL: The Best Dam Wine Walk returns to downtown from 4-8 p.m. Saturday with a Mardi Crawl. Tickets are $25 per person or $45 per couple; there is a $5 discount for those who bring back a previous wine walk glass. Purchase a wine glass at the first stop, Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, 465 Nevada Way.
1 REBEL ROCKETTE: Seattle-based singer songwriter Darci Carlson will perform a free show Friday night at the Boulder Dam Brewing Co., 453 Nevada Way. Carlson also models and acts, but she comes from a background of country music and all-American rock and roll. In addition to her solo act she performs with multiple bands, including The Dolly Rottens and The Billy Cook Band. The show is open to all ages, and music begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call 702-243-2739 or visit https://www.reverbnation.com/darcicarlsonmusic .
1 HIGH FLYING: Full Flight performs at Boulder Dam Brewing Co. on Saturday evening. A little taste of everything rock, the three-piece Henderson regulars love entertaining audiences with covers of hits from the Eagles to the Black Keys and everything in between. Music begins at 7 p.m. The Brewpub is at 453 Nevada Way. Call 702-243-2739 or visit http://bit.ly/2jyFxSg for more information.
Celia Shortt Goodyear/Boulder City Review
1 SIN CITY SAINTS: The Saints of Las Vegas will perform a free show Friday and Saturday at the Backstop Sports Pub. The four-piece rock band has played numerous shows in Las Vegas, as well as around the country, including in Nashville and Los Angeles. Their up-tempo shows are known for fan interaction and a set list that includes everything from classic rock hits and ’90s favorites to power pop and the occasional country tune. The performances will begin at 9:30 p.m. The pub is at 533 Avenue B. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/TheSaintsLV/ or call 702-294-8445.
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