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Weekend’s Best Bets

1 STARRY, STARRY NIGHT: Discover the night skies above Lake Mead National Recreation Area as rangers lead a night hike Saturday along the Historic Railroad Trail. It’s an easy 3-mile trip. Remember to bring a flashlight. Reservations are requested; call 702-293-8990 for details.

2 FEELIN’ BLUE: Musician Rick Berthod, who was inducted into the Las Vegas Blues Hall of Fame in June, brings his band to the Boulder Dam Brewing Co. on Saturday night. Berthod started playing blues guitar when he was in his teens and has been performing for more than 30 years. The show starts at 8 p.m. at the Brewpub, 453 Nevada Way. There is no cover. Call 702-243-2739 or visit www.boulderdambrewing.com for more information.

3 FRIDAY NIGHT FLICK: Head over to Boulder City Library for an evening showing of “Collateral Beauty,” starring Will Smith as a man who questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death after a tragedy, then receives unexpected answers. The movie begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the library, 701 Adams Blvd. Call 702-293-1281 for more information.

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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.

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.