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Best Bets, Sept. 29-Oct. 5

1 GOT ART?: The city’s four downtown parks will be filled with booths featuring fine arts and crafts when Art in the Park returns. The two-day event, to be held Saturday and Sunday, raises funds for Boulder City Hospital. More than 100,000 people are expected to attend the free event. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

2 TRAIN OF TERROR: Friends of Nevada Southern Railway and the Nevada State Railroad Museum will present their inaugural haunted Halloween event, a 90-minute interactive story about the delivery of some equipment from the Nevada Test Site that goes awry; it takes place on and off the train. Excursions begin at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays starting this week. Tickets are $35 for general admission and $50 for first class and VIP. For more information or tickets, email tickets@nevadasouthern.com or visit www.nevadasouthern.com.

3 DOUBLE FEATURE: Tom Devlin’s Monster Museum will show “Wolfman’s Got Nards,” a documentary about the power of cult films told through the lens of “The Monster Squad,” which follows and tells the tale of a young group of monster fanatics who try to save their town from Count Dracula and his monsters. Doors open at 7 p.m. Saturday and the films will begin at 7:30. A question and answer session with stars Andre Gower and Ryan Lambert ends the evening. The two also will be at the museum, 1310 Boulder City Parkway, from 4-7 p.m. to sign autographs. Seating is limited to 30 people. Admission is $50. Call 702-294-1313 for details.

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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.

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