A local artist brought together several elements familiar to Boulder City for this year’s poster for the Dam Short Film Festival.
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1 ACOUSTIC QUARTET: Bringing their “acoustic derangements” to Boulder City, The Unwieldies will perform Saturday night at The Dillinger Food and Drinkery, 1224 Arizona St. The Las Vegas-based quartet describes its repertoire as folk/rock/alt-country. The performance will start at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free. Call 702-293-4001 for more information.
1 RESOLUTION RESOLVE: Get a boost on your resolution to become healthy, more fit and lose weight by visiting one of the city’s fitness centers, including the city’s facility at ABC Park, 801 Adams Blvd. It is open from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 702-293-0870 for details.
1 HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE: Learn about the people and events that shaped Boulder City on a visit to the Boulder City-Hoover Dam Museum. Filled with exhibits and interactive displays, the museum focuses on the early days of Boulder City and the construction of Hoover Dam. It is housed inside the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St. The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children and students.
1 EVENING EXCURSION: Get those holiday PJs ready for Nevada Southern Railway’s Pajama Train. The train departs the depot at 6 and 8 p.m. tonight and Friday, Dec. 14 and 15, with additional trips planned on Dec. 21, 22 and 23. Visits from Santa, story telling, hot chocolate and cookies highlight each round-trip ride. The trip begins and ends at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 601 Yucca St. Tickets range from $20 to $30 per person, depending on type of seating. For more information, call 702-486-5933 on weekends or visit http://www.nevadasouthern.com anytime.
With Christmas right around the corner, time is running out to see the holiday lights at houses in town.
1 LIGHT UP THE NIGHT: Christmas festivities get into full swing at St. Jude’s Ranch for Children during the 11th annual Night of Lights. Between 5-8 p.m. Saturday the ranch will be aglow in colorful lights as music, games, a hayride and performance by magician Lance Burton fill the schedule of activities. Food also will be available, with all proceeds benefiting the ranch at 100 St. Jude’s St. For more information, call 702-294-7100 or visit http://stjudesranch.org .
Boulder City’s Dam Short Film Festival received a $7,000 grant to help with promotional costs from the Nevada Commission on Tourism.
1 HOMES ON PARADE: The Boulder City Branch of the American Association of University Women will present their 42nd annual Home Tour. Dressed in their holiday finest, six homes and the Boulder Dam Hotel will be showcased on the self-guided tour. Tickets are $10. Maps to the homes are available at the first stop, the hotel, 1305 Arizona St. For more information, call 702-338-8862 or email email@example.com .
NOV. 30, LUMINARIA AND LAS POSADAS:
1 ELECTRIC PARADE: Downtown Boulder City will be awash in an assortment of colorful lights for Santa’s Electric Night Parade. The annual event features floats and vehicles covered in lights, musical ensembles and, of course, Santa Claus. The parade, presented by the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, begins at 4:30 p.m. and travels through the historic district along Nevada Way.
1 SHOP SMALL: After you’ve stuffed yourself with turkey and frantically scoped out the best deals on Black Friday, get ready for a special shopping experience on Small Business Saturday. Local stores participate in the nationwide event as a way to help promote their small businesses that make our community special.
1 WONDERFUL MOVIE: Bring your own snacks for this movie as the Boulder City Library screens “Wonder Woman” at 5:30 p.m. Friday , Nov. 17, in the community room. The film tells the story of Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, who leaves home, discovering her power and destiny, after learning of the war in the world outside her home. All are welcome to the free event in the community room. The library is at 701 Adams Blvd.
1 GLOW WALK: Join wine enthusiasts, friends and local businesses for the Best Dam Wine Walk on Saturday from 4-8 p.m. Complimentary glow ice cubes will be given away at check-in. The first stop is Bella Marketplace, 1212 Wyoming St. Tickets are $25 per person or $45 per couple. Call the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce at 702-293-2034 for more information.
1 NORWEGIAN DELIGHTS: The Boulder City/Henderson Desert Troll Lodge, Sons of Norway, will host its annual lutefisk dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday. The traditional dish is made of aged or dried and salted fish and lye, which makes the dish gelatinous. Also on the menu are Scandinavian meatballs, pork roast and lefse, a potato flatbread. The evening’s festivities will include a raffle, door prizes and gifts for children. Tickets are $22 for adults and $7 for children younger than 12. The festivities will be held at the Boulder City Elks Lodge, 1217 Boulder City Parkway. Call Dave Nelson at 702-294-9911 or Vikki Rennackar at 702-617-8898 for tickets or more information.
1 SCARY GOOD TIME: Games, a bounce house, Knockerballs, a hayride and more will highlight the annual Trunk or Treat to be held Saturday at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 1650 Buchanan Blvd. The festivities begin at 3:30 p.m. when gates open. Trunk or treating starts at 5 p.m., with the costume contest and best trunk awards set for 6 p.m. Admission is $10 per car. Visit bit.ly/2h3nDXL for details.
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