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Weekend’s Best Bets

1‘PUP CRAWL’: See Spot Run will present its seventh annual poker run, pup crawl and silent auction Saturday. The event, scheduled from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., will include stops at several local pubs. Participants can visit in any order and collect cards, turning in their best high or low hand by 9 p.m. Winners will be announced at 9:30 p.m. at Boulder Dam Brewing Co., 453 Nevada Way. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Brewpub. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit organization’s dog park at Veterans’ Memorial Park, 1650 Buchanan Blvd. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/bcseespotrun/?fref=nf

2VETERAN VEGAS MUSICIANS: Southern Nevada’s own The Unwieldies will perform at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at The Dillinger Food and Drinkery, 1224 Arizona St. The trio of experienced Las Vegas musicians features husband and wife Rob and Danielle Bell alongside violinist Jack Ball. After years of playing in separate bands, the group has joined forces for something a little different. The show is free and open to all ages.

3CAROLINA FOLK ROCKER: Singer-songwriter and Bowling Green State University product Justin Payne will bring his folk rock sound to Boulder Dam Brewing Co., 453 Nevada Way, at 8 p.m. Saturday. Midway through a busy tour of the Midwest, Payne blends a variety of influences into an Americana sound that is all his own. As always, the performance is free and all ages are welcome.

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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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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.