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Weekend’s Best Bets, Nov. 8

1 HOLIDAY SPIRIT: The Boulder City Art Guild has infused its annual winter show with a festive atmosphere and transformed it into a Holiday Fine Art and Craft Show. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the city’s recreation center, 900 Arizona St. More than 40 vendors are set to showcase their wares. There also will be art exhibits and a tribute to veterans. Admission is free. Visit www.bouldercityartguild for additional information.

2 WINE NOT?: Get your walking shoes on and join the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce for its monthly wine walk through the downtown area. Festivities begin at 4 p.m. with check-in at Grace Christian Academy, 512 California Ave. This month’s theme is “America.” Tickets are $25 each or $45 a couple. For more information, call 702-293-2034.

3 STEP BACK IN TIME: Learn about the historic town of St. Thomas, which was evacuated and eventually covered by the waters of Lake Mead, when author Jackson Ellis reads from his book “Lords of St. Thomas” at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Alan Bible Visitor Center, 10 Lakeshore Road, at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The novel is based on the 1938 flooding of the town and tells the story of a family who refused to evacuate. He also will provide a brief overview of the town’s history and current status.

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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.

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