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Weekend’s Best Bets

1 ALL THAT JAZZ: Madelyn Feller will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Boulder Dam Brewing Co., 453 Nevada Way. The Las Vegas-raised singer-songwriter has followed in the steps of her godfather, the former showroom conductor for the Las Vegas Riviera who, from 1964 to 1996, played with the likes of Tony Bennett and Liza Minnelli. Feller blends influences like Norah Jones and Billie Holiday with elements of Deep House and Bossa Nova to create a sound that is all her own. Feller’s band, featuring up-and-coming guitar player Sean Carbone, plays her original numbers as well as a variety of covers adapted for their own style. For more information on Feller, visit facebook.com/madelynfeller/?pnref=lhc.

2 BEAT THE HEAT: Though there is a chance of rain Friday evening, the National Weather Service predicts temperatures will remain around 100 degrees for most of the weekend. That makes it a perfect time to cool off in the watery playground of the splash pad at Veterans’ Memorial Park, 1650 Buchanan Blvd. or to take a dip while checking out the wiggle bridge and the climbing wall at the Boulder City Pool, 861 Avenue B.

3 BRAZILIAN FOLK ROCK: Latin-American indie-folk band In Rooms will perform at The Dillinger Food and Drinkery on Saturday. The duo offers a mix of classic Brazilian covers and original music, blending pop and traditional, as well as modern, Latin-American sounds with breezy melodies and jazz-influenced, syncopated harmonies. The free show begins at 8:30 p.m. The Dillinger is at 1224 Arizona St. For more information, call 702-293-4001 or visit thedillinger.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.

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.