1 SHOP, SHOP, SHOP: Grace Community Church’s fall favorite, Country Store, will be open Friday and Saturday featuring an assortment of items ranging from furniture to holiday decorations. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Items will be sorted into 16 departments. Proceeds benefit local charities and the church’s school, Grace Christian Academy.
1 SWEET HAUNTS: Trunk or Treat returns Saturday to Veterans’ Memorial Park, 1501 Buchanan Blvd., for a festive, safe way to celebrate Halloween. Gates to the park will open at 3:30 p.m., when trunk decorating starts. Trunk or treating starts at 5 p.m., with costume and trunk decorating contest at 6 p.m. There will be a haunted hayride, bounce house, games, food and more. Admission is $10 per vehicle. The Boulder City Chamber of Commerce sponsors the event, which will be held at the park’s Pratte soccer field. Call 702-293-2034 for more information.
1 ARTISTIC EXPRESSIONS: The 55th annual incarnation of the juried fine arts show, a fundraiser for Boulder City Hospital, will fill several downtown parks Saturday and Sunday. The show, to be held in Bicentennial, Escalante and Wilbur Square parks, also features fine and traditional crafts. There also will be live demonstrations and entertainment. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, and admission is free. More information is available at http:// bchcares.org/foundation/art-in-the-park.
1 IT’S THE WURST: Boulder City Sunrise Rotary Club brings back its annual Wurst Festival for its 22nd incarnation from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. In addition to grilled bratwursts, the event includes silent and live auctions, a car show, cornhole tournament and live music. There also will be a beer garden and food trucks. Proceeds benefit the all-night graduation party for Boulder City High School. Admission is free.
1 THIS IS YOUR LAND: Celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday by visiting the nearest location: Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Admission to the park will be free, though fees for lake use and camping will not be waived. The day is designated for people to enjoy public lands and to promote their conservation.
1 LIVING HISTORY: Immerse yourself in American history when Boulder City Chautauqua presents “Shapers of Modern America” on Saturday. Chautauqua scholar Doug Mishler will portray Gen. John J. Pershing at 1:30 p.m. and President Theodore Roosevelt at 6:30 p.m. Performances will be in the historic Boulder Theatre, 1225 Arizona St. Tickets are $15 per show and can be bought at Ace Hardware, 541 Nevada Way; Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.; or the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, 465 Nevada Way. For more information, call 702-293-7853 or visit www.bcchautauqua.org.