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Weekend’s Best Bets, Dec. 20

1 ONE MAN’S CHRISTMAS: The classic holiday tale “A (one man) Christmas Carol” will be told in a one-man show Saturday, Dec. 22, at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power building, 600 Nevada Way. The evening will start at 6 p.m. with a performance by The Mostly Dusty Carolers, followed by the show at 7. Tickets are $20, with 25 percent being donated to Emergency Aid of Boulder City. For reservations or tickets, email badmoonbooking@gmail.com.

2 HOLIDAY TALES: Head over to the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd., tonight, Dec. 20, for a holiday storytelling session with crafts and family-friendly activities. The free festivities begin at 6 p.m.

3 PJs PREFERRED: Ride the Southern Nevada Railway at night in your comfy pajamas and celebrate the holiday season. Santa will be on board to visit with passengers, and there will be storytelling, hot chocolate and cookies. Excursions are scheduled for 6 and 8 p.m. today and Friday, Dec. 20 and 21. Tickets are $40 for first class in the historic dining car, $30 for coach with a table and $25 for coach. The depot is at 601 Yucca St. Email info@nevadasouthern for more information. For tickets, visit bit.ly/2AIjFwG.

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Best Bets: Jan. 27-Feb. 2

1 BROADWAY IN BC: “American Son,” a Broadway play that focuses on an estranged couple who meet in the lobby of a police station as they face a crisis involving their teenage son, the police and an abandoned car, will be presented at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Department of Water and Power Building, 600 Nevada Way. Admission is free but tickets are needed. Visit https://bit.ly/33zUeA1 to register.

Best Bets: Jan. 20-26

1 BOND, JAMES BOND: “No Time to Die” will be shown at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the community room at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. There is no cost to attend and moviegoers are invited to bring blankets, pillows, chairs and snacks.

Best Bets: Jan. 13-19

1 SAY CHEESE: Head over to the Boulder City Library to get a cooking lesson as part of its “How Not to Burn Toast” series. “Cheese Please” will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the community room at the library, 701 Adams Blvd. The class is for those 18 and older. For more information, contact the library at 702-293-1281.

Best Bets: Jan. 6-12

1 RING-A-LING: Join handbell ringers from throughout the state and Southern California as they culminate the annual two-day Las Vegas Twelfth Night Handbell Festival with a concert from 5-6 p.m. Saturday in the old gym at the city’s recreation center, 900 Arizona St. There is no cost to attend, but donations will be accepted.

Best Bets, Dec. 30-Jan. 5

1 RING IN 2022: Boulder Dam Brewing Co. will host its annual New Year’s Eve bash from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday. The festivities will include music by DJ Sol, cocktail specials, raffles, prizes and a free champagne toast at midnight. The Brewpub is at 453 Nevada Way. Call 702-243-2739 or visit www.boulderdambrewing.com for more information.

Film fest remains virtual for 2022

The 2022 Dam Short Film Festival is following in the footsteps of 2021 and will once again be held virtually.

Best Bets: Dec. 23-29

1 CHRISTMAS HOUSE: There’s still time to visit Dale Ryan and Dyanah Musgrave’s award-winning holiday decorated home at 1525 Fifth St. The display includes a ferris wheel, merry-go-round and thousands of lights. It is lit from 5-9 nightly through Dec. 31 unless it is raining or windy.

Best Bets, Dec. 16-22

1 SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS: Red Mountain Music Company will present its annual Christmas concert, themed “Star of Wonder,” Friday and Saturday at the Elaine K. Smith Building, 700 Wyoming St. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. both days. Tickets are $10 for adults and will be sold at the door. Students and children 5 and older will be admitted at no cost. Children younger than 5 will not be admitted.

Best Bets: Dec. 9-15

1 HOLIDAY CLASSIC: Duffy Hudson returns to Boulder City Library to present his one-man version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale “A Christmas Carol.” It will be presented at 3 p.m. Saturday in the community room of the library, 701 Adams Blvd. There is no cost to attend.

Best Bets, Dec. 2-8

1 DOODLEBUG: Boulder City Community Club’s annual holiday extravaganza, the Doodlebug Craft Bazaar, returns to the city’s recreation center, 900 Arizona St., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The bazaar will feature about 120 vendors, who will be showcasing a variety of handmade crafts and décor. There also is a raffle with prizes from the vendors as well as cash. Proceeds are used by the club year-round to benefit the community.