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Weekend’s Best Bets

1 COUNTRY GIRL: Sissy Brown will perform a free show at 8 p.m. Friday at Boulder Dam Brewing Co., 453 Nevada Way. The classically trained honky tonk gal from Oklahoma got into the industry singing classical music in Europe, and then toured with a pair of rockabilly acts before heading out on her own. She now records with Dead Horse Productions and tours on her own, playing a classic country style, inspired by such greats as Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn and Waylon Jennings, but bursting with modern flare. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/AintNoSissyBrown.

3 JINGLE BELLS: The Harmony Handbells will perform a Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1399 San Felipe Drive. Under the direction of Bradley Hendricks, the 14-member handbell choir will perform a selection of sacred, traditional and contemporary holiday songs. The event is hosted by St. Andrew’s as well as Boulder City United Methodist Church. There is no charge to attend, but donations will be collected. For more information about the Harmony Handbells, visit https://harmonyhandbells.com.

2 CHRISTMAS CAROLER: Actor Duffy Hudson will present his one-man performance of “A Christmas Carol” on Saturday at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. The California-based actor will portray 30 characters during the 75-minute rendition of the Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic. Hudson has been performing one-man shows for 15 years and has been delighting holiday audiences with “A Christmas Carol” for the past six. The free show will begin at 1 p.m. For more information, visit http://duffyhudson.com/a-christmas-carol.

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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.