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Weekend’s Best Bets

1ROCKIN’ THE BLOCK: The Dillinger hosts its fifth annual block party on Saturday, taking over downtown Boulder City for a free, all-ages event featuring live music by local favorites, including The Junk Yard Dogs, Moksha, Same Sex Mary and The Scoundrels. The party will kick off at 3:45 p.m. with a performance by the Boulder City High School marching band and feature hot dog-eating and beer-drinking contests, live art, vendors and food trucks, as well as a charity raffle to benefit the Shane Patton Scholarship Foundation. For more information, visit http://thedillinger.tumblr.com/ or call 702-293-4001.

2MAINTAINING HISTORY: The Boulder City History and Arts Foundation is hosting a workshop Saturday for those interested in how to preserve the history of Boulder City. Clark County Museum Administrator and frequent guest on “Pawn Stars” Mark Hall-Patton will be among the speakers as attendees learn about the importance of maintaining our history and how they can do similar restorations in their own homes, focusing on topics such as installing new plumbing and electrical wiring. The free workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Elaine K. Smith Center, 700 Wyoming St., and conclude with a tour of the Old Water Filtration Plant, 300 Railroad Road, from 3-4 p.m. For more information, visit http://bcnv.org/482/Restoration-Workshop

3FARMERS MARKET RETURNS: A weekly farmers market is returning to Boulder City, and will be held from 8 a.m. until noon Fridays at the senior center, 813 Arizona St. Each week, the Green Chefs Farmers Market will feature a variety of local and regional produce, plants, flowers and herbs. There also will be homemade baked goods, as well as gardening workshops and cooking demonstrations. The farmers market is sponsored, in part, by www.cowgirlcrunch.com and accepts cash, credit, debit and EBT (SNAP). For more information, visit www.thegreenchefs.com.

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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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