1 WONDERFUL MOVIE: Bring your own snacks for this movie as the Boulder City Library screens “Wonder Woman” at 5:30 p.m. Friday 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.
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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.
1 TRICKS & TREATS: This family-friendly circus extravaganza “celebrates all things ghoulishly delicious” and features circus artists who perform physical feats and comedy. It will be held at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 601 Yucca St. The event runs from today , Oct. 19, to Sunday. Show times at 7:30 p.m. today and Friday; 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $18 in advance and $22 at the door.
1 BENEFIT CONCERT: A benefit concert, featuring live music, art and readings, will be held at the Boulder City Library amphitheater from 5-10 p.m. Friday , Oct. 13 . On the program are featured performances from Same Sex Mary, Indigo Kidd, Bad Girls’ Smoking Lounge, Kris Krainock and more. The Truknyaki food truck will serve food. The suggested donation is $10, with all proceeds going to the victims and families of the recent Las Vegas shooting. The library is at 701 Adams Blvd.
1 SKILLED ARTISTS: More than 300 juried art exhibits will be showcased downtown for the 55th annual Art in the Park presented by the Boulder City Hospital Foundation. In addition to traditional arts and crafts, including paintings, sculpture and fine jewelry, there will be food and beverage booths. The event, to be held Saturday and Sunday, helps raise funds for the hospital. Admission is free. Off-site parking is available for $10, which includes a shuttle to the festival. Additional information is available at www.artinthepark.org .
1 WURST WAY: Sunrise Rotary Club of Boulder City puts its “wurst” foot forward for its 21st annual Wurstfest car show, auction and beer fest on Saturday in Bicentennial and Wilbur Square parks. Festivities get underway at 10 a.m. and include a car show, food — including grilled bratwurst — musical entertainment, and silent and live auctions. Proceeds underwrite the club’s annual overnight graduation celebration for Boulder City High School seniors. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.bcsr.org .
1 FEELING BLUE: Bluegrass that is, when Out of the Desert performs Saturday night at the Railroad Pass. The four-piece ensemble hails from the Las Vegas area and has been playing together for five years. The band specializes in acoustic bluegrass and Americana music. The hotel-casino is at 2800 S. Boulder Highway, in Henderson, just northwest of the city limits. The performance starts at 8 p.m., and there is no cover charge. For more information, call 702-294-8130.
1 LIVING HISTORY: Join Chautauqua scholars Brian Kral and Doug Mishler as they present historical theatrical performances as billionaire Howard Hughes and war correspondent Ernie Pyle, respectively, on Saturday. Boulder City Chautauqua will present “Rule Breakers and Headline Makers” at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. in the Boulder Theatre, 1225 Arizona St. The performances will include a musical prelude by pianist Charlie Shaffer and will be moderated by Michael Green, an associate professor of history at UNLV. Tickets are $15 per performance. Call 702-293-0833 or visit www.bcchautauqua.org for more information.
Businessman, pilot, film director, philanthropist and eccentric recluse. All have been used to described Howard Hughes, whose life is intertwined with modern-day Southern Nevada.
1 BLUE-EYED SOUL: Lia Menaker will showcase original music from her debut album, “Animal Behavior,” along with several unreleased songs when she performs at the Boulder Dam Brewing Co. on Friday. Part theater, part concert, Menaker’s music blends pop, rock and soul. She has a background in musical theater and has been composing her own songs for the past 15 years. Menaker’s performance begins at 8 p.m. There is no cover charge. The Brewpub is at 453 Nevada Way. Call 702-243-2739 or visit www.boulderdambrewing.com for more information.
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