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Weekend’s Best Bets

1 NASHVILLE ECLECTICS: Whitherward performs at Boulder Dam Brewing Co. on Friday, with music starting at 8 p.m. The quartet formed in Nashville in 2013, led by singer-songwriters Ash and Ed, and have build a varied catalog of songs with hard-hitting vocals backed by thunderous guitars. Their eclectic sound draws inspiration from rock, folk, jazz and trip hop, with songs that take aim squarely at the human condition. The Brewpub is at 453 Nevada Way. Call 702-243-2739 or visit boulderdambrewing.com for more information.

2 DOWNTOWN GLOW WALK: The Best Dam Wine Walk and Second Saturday celebration returns to downtown from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Glow Walk is the theme of this month’s festivities, and more than 20 location will participate. Tickets are $25 per person, $45 per couple. Purchase a wine glass and wristband at the first stop, Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, 465 Nevada Way. There also is a $105 hotel stay package that includes two tickets, overnight lodging and shuttle service to and from Hoover Dam Lodge. The last wine glasses will be sold at 6:30 p.m. For more information on the hotel package, call 702-293-5000.

3 WINTER ART ABOUNDS: The Winter Arts Spectacular and Winter ArtFest will be held in downtown Boulder City on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free. The Boulder City Art Guild will host its 12th annual Winter ArtFest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department’s gym, 900 Arizona St., with more than 35 artists and crafts dealers from around Southern Nevada. Concurrently, the Winter Arts Spectacular will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at Bicentennial Park, 999 Colorado St. The spectacular will feature 50 arts and craft vendors as well as food trucks, a Cadillac car show and a performance by the School of Rock Green Valley at noon on Sunday. For more information on the spectacular, visit artisancraftfestival.com/winterart/ and for information on the guild’s festival, visit bouldercityartguild.com/art-festivals/.

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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.