1 ONE MAN’S CHRISTMAS: The classic holiday tale “A (one man) Christmas Carol” will be told in a one-man show Saturday at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power building, 600 Nevada Way. The evening will start at 6 p.m. with a performance by The Mostly Dusty Carolers, followed by the show at 7. Tickets are $20, with 25 percent being donated to Emergency Aid of Boulder City. For reservations or tickets, email email@example.com.
Thirty-four inhabitants of an English village, including four women and seven children, will come to life by a sole actor when a Las Vegas performer brings his one-man Christmas show to Boulder City.
1 ARTISTIC EXPRESSIONS: Artists from the Boulder City Art Guild are celebrating the holiday season with a special exhibit, Deck the Walls. The gallery, inside the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
1 HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: Five homes, decked out in their holiday finest, will be featured on the American Association of University Women’s annual home tour. The tour is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.; Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, 495 Nevada Way; or from any Boulder City branch of AAUW member.
1 LIGHT IT UP: Brighten your holiday season with lights as they are switched on for the first time Friday night at Dale Ryan and Dyanah Musgrave’s Christmas house at 1525 Fifth St. and the city’s official Christmas tree in Frank Crowe Park, 537 Nevada Way. Lights at the house on Fifth Street will be turned on at 5 p.m. and Jingle Cat, Santa and Mrs. Claus will preside over the festivities at the park at 6 p.m.
1 DOGGONE FUN: Hoover Dam Lodge is joining with SinCity Dogs and Happy Face Foundation to host a K9 Thanksgiving Festival. The event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the lodge, 18000 Highway 93, will include a trick dog contest; freestyle dance demonstration; obedience, search and detection demonstration; flyball and disc tryouts; exhibits and vendors who specialize in dog items; and dog rescue organizations. Call 702-544-0085 for details.
1 COME LISTEN TO A STORY: Friends of Nevada Southern Railway will host its monthly Story time train rides Saturday at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 601 Yucca St. Boulder City author Rhonda Gatlin will be reading her new book, “Aggie’s Purple Hands.” In addition to the story, there will be a wooden Christmas ornament craft. Trains will depart the depot at 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 and 2:30 p.m. The fare is $10 for adults, $5 for children 4-11 and free for children 3 and younger. Arrive 20 minutes prior to departure. Additional information is available at https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfNevadaSouthernRailway.
1 HOLIDAY SPIRIT: The Boulder City Art Guild has infused its annual winter show with a festive atmosphere and transformed it into a Holiday Fine Art and Craft Show. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the city’s recreation center, 900 Arizona St. More than 40 vendors are set to showcase their wares. There also will be art exhibits and a tribute to veterans. Admission is free. Visit www.bouldercityartguild for additional information.