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Best Bets, Feb. 10-16

1 SPECIAL JOURNEY: Friends of the Nevada Southern Railway and Friends of the Boulder City Police Department are co-hosting a special memorial train ride Friday to benefit the family of Briar Huff, a Metropolitan Police Department officer and former Boulder City marshal, who died Dec. 25 while vacationing in Mexico. Rides are scheduled for 5 and 7 p.m. at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 601 Yucca St. Tickets are $25 each; additional donations will be accepted. For tickets, visit, www.nevadasouthern.com; for more information, call 702-580-6074.

2 FILMS FOR ALL: The 18th annual Dam Short Film Festival takes place today through Monday. It will be held virtually, with several special events livestreamed. A household pass, which provides you access to all 140-plus films, special events and question-and-answer sessions with the filmmakers, is available for $140; tickets for individual blocks also will be available. The films have been categorized into 20 theme blocks, each lasting between 60 and 90 minutes. For more information, visit www.damshortfilmorg.

3 DINE AND DANCE: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved ones and friends during a dinner dance at the Senior Center of Boulder City from 6-8 p.m. Saturday. The evening will include an Italian dinner, live music by Crossfire Band and a silent auction. Tickets are $15 each or two for $25. Call 702-293-3320 for more information.

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Hall makes a musical journey from Charleston to BC

When the 2023 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were announced last week, one newer resident of Boulder City had more of an emotional stake in the outcome than most.

Boulder City a popular spot for Hollywood shoots

Filming movies, television shows or commercials in Las Vegas is very common. But over the years, Boulder City has seen its fair share of moments on the both the big and small screen as well as the pages of many magazines.

Best Bets, March 9-15

1 READY TO ROCK: The Rock, Roll & Stroll fundraiser for the Senior Center of Boulder City’s Meals on Wheels program will be presented from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Bicentennial Park, 999 Colorado St. The fifth annual event will include a car show, games, food and music by DJ Mike Pacini. For more information, call 702-293-3320.

Best Bets, March 2-8

1 MUSIC MAKER: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ted Sablay will perform at the Boulder Dam Brewing Company from 7-10 Saturday night. A native of Wisconsin, Sablay now calls Las Vegas home. He has spent much of the past 20 years as a touring member and regular collaborator with The Killers. He debuted his first album as a solo artist in 2022. The Brewpub is at 453 Nevada Way. Call 702-243-2739 or visit www.boulderdambrewing.com for more information.

Best Bets, Feb. 23-March 1

1 FANTASTIC THEATER: The Young Hearts Theater Group, sponsored by Boulder City United Methodist Church, will present C.S. Lewis’ classic fantasy tale “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe” at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Elaine K. Smith Building, 700 Wyoming St. Admission is free.

Best Bets, Feb. 16-22

1 MORE MOVIES: The Dam Short Film Festival returns for its 19th incarnation and with in-person screenings, but at a new location. Scheduled Thursday through Monday at the Elaine K. Smith Building, 700 Wyoming St., the festival will screen 153 short films in about 30 programs. Tickets are $12.50 per program, $45 for a full-day pass and $150 for an event pass. Visit www.damshortfilm.org for more information.

Best Bets, Feb. 9-15

1 RED CARPET READY: Celebrity couples will be roaming the streets downtown Saturday as the Best Dam Wine Walk hosts its monthly event. Scheduled from 4-8 p.m., with check-in through 6:30 at My 4 Sons Comic Cards, 1308 Wyoming St., the wine walk provides an opportunity to visit local businesses, often after their regular hours. Admission is $25 per person, plus Eventbrite fees, in advance or $30 at check-in.

Film fest returns to in-person schedule

After two years of trying to do everything online, Lee Lanier is ready to welcome live audiences back to the Dam Short Film Festival. The latest edition of the popular festival is scheduled to run Feb. 16-20 in downtown Boulder City.