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Weekend’s Best Bets

HOME TOUR: The American Association of University Women will present its 40th annual Home Tour from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Several historic homes will be decorated for the holiday and will open their doors to visitors. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at the first stop, the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St. Proceeds benefit the group’s scholarship fund.

 

UGLY SWEATER WALK: The Best Dam Wine Walk and Second Saturday celebration returns to downtown from 4-8 p.m. Saturday. Those going on the walk are asked to wear their ugliest holiday sweater for this month’s costume contest. There will be more than 20 participating locations. Tickets are $25 per person or $45 a couple. Purchase a wine glass and wristband at the first stop, Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, 465 Nevada Way.

 

CHRISTMAS ON STAGE: The Red Mountain Choir will present holiday music from the stage and screen Friday and Saturday at the Elaine K. Smith Center, 700 Wyoming St. Several musicians and students from King Elementary School will join the ensemble. Tickets are $10 for adults and free for children and students. They can be purchased at the door or at the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, 465 Nevada Way.

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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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