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Weekend’s Best Bets

1 POOL PAWTY: The Boulder City Pool will host the second annual Soggy Doggy pool party Saturday. Friday marks the last day of the summer for the municipal pool, and to bid farewell to those dog days be sure to bring your favorite furry friend for a jump in the water before the facility is shut down for two weeks of cleaning and preparation for fall and winter. All dog owners will need to bring a Boulder City dog license and proof of up-to-date shots. The Soggy Doggy party will start at 9 a.m. and end at noon. The pool will reopen Sept. 26.

2 FINE TIME FOR WINE: The Best Dam Wine Walk returns to the streets of Boulder City on Saturday as connoisseurs and amateurs alike stroll through historic downtown to sample a variety of wines and appetizers. Participants will meet at the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce to walk from 4-8 p.m., making more than 20 stops and seeing some of the best the town has to offer. Admission is $25 per person and $45 per couple.

3 ONE-MAN SHOW BIZ : Boulder City Chautauqua returns Saturday to historic Boulder Theatre, 1225 Arizona St., for a pair of shows that will bring history to life. Doug Mishler performed last year as Henry Ford and this year returns to fulfill the theme of “Great Showmen” as he will bring to life Jack Warner and P. T. Barnum. The two men left marks on American culture that are still present today, and Mishler promises an educational and entertaining portrayal that is not to be missed. Mishler will appear as Warner at 1:30 p.m. and as Barnum at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per show; they can be bought by calling 702-293-0833. Visit www.bcchautauqua.org for more information.

Hall makes a musical journey from Charleston to BC

When the 2023 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were announced last week, one newer resident of Boulder City had more of an emotional stake in the outcome than most.

Boulder City a popular spot for Hollywood shoots

Filming movies, television shows or commercials in Las Vegas is very common. But over the years, Boulder City has seen its fair share of moments on the both the big and small screen as well as the pages of many magazines.

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.