Around the Area

Around the Area HeaderA variety of shows, events, activities beyond the casino scene


Saturday, May 27
What: View dozens of classic cars during the “Rods & Rails Car Show.” Participants raise funds to help the Route 66 Cruizers Holloween Bash 2017. Music with a DJ, raffles, 50/50 drawing and more.
Where: Locomotive Park, Downtown Kingman.
When: Sat, May 27(9 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Info: Call Gene Kirkham, 714-488-1843; Debbie Sleep, 530-355-1024; or Ken Conaway, 928-263-1732.


Saturday, May 27
What: The Children’s Garden, a new endeavor of DIG It Kingman Community Garden is open now through October and features a family friendly free event each month. Events are designed to educate, inspire and excite youth to learn about and experiment with gardening and how to care for the Earth’s resources.
This month the workshop is “Chicken Egg Day.”
Where: DIG It Kingman Community Gardens, 2301 Lillie Ave, Kingman.
When: Sat, May 27 (10 a.m.-noon)
Cost: free
Info: Call Denise Neath, 928-530-8072


Monday, May 29
What: The 7th Annual Memorial Day Chili Cook Off hosted by Susie Stillabower supports area veterans.Rent a booth for $5 and be a cooker. There is a prize for the best decorated and most patriotic booths. Taster cups and voting privileges are $5 as the public will vote for the best chili.
Hotdogs with all the fixings are $1, sodas $1 and 50/50 raffle will be held.
Live music by Route 68.
Where: Bullhead City Elks Lodge #2408, 1745 Emerald Road at Hancock, Bullhead City
When: Mon, May 29 (1 p.m.-4 p.m.)
Cost: $5 entry fee, $5 tasting fee.
Info: To reserve a booth, call Susie 928-201-2557 or 928-716-6610.


Saturday, June 3, registration Friday, June 2
What: The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River hosts the 29th Annual Chip in FORE Kids Golf Tournament.
The three-person team scramble has a 50 percent entry fee pay out. One player has a shot at winning a million dollars sponsored by Swanty’s Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram. A-Flight: Players with verified KDCP; B-Flight: Players without verified HDCP.
Where: Los Lagos Golf Club, 1.5 miles east of Hwy 95 on Boundary Cone Road, Mohave Valley, Arizona
When: Fri, June 2 (5 p.m. registration; 6 p.m. calcutta party); Sat, June 3 tournament starts (7:30 a.m.)
Cost: $125 per person. Entry fee includes cart, green fees and lunch.
Info: Call the BHC club, 928-763-1411


Saturday, June 3
What: A 3-race series takes place during a full day of Moto X Madness presented by Cerbat Motosports.
Where: Mohave County Fairgrounds, 2600 Fairgrounds Blvd, Kingman
When: Sat, Jan 15 (gates and sign ups open 7:30 a.m. AZ, racing starts 9:30 a.m. AZ)
Cost: $10 ages 12 and up; $7 ages 6-11; free ages 5 and under; parking $2
Info: Call Cerbat Moto Sports (Joe Weber) at 928-279-6770 or go to


Saturday, June 3
What: The 5th Annual Beer Fest features beers from around Arizona craft breweries; taxi cabs will be on stand by for those needing rides home; must be at least 21 years of age to attend; valid ID required.
Where: Mohave County Fairgrounds, 2600 Fairgrounds Blvd, Kingman
When: Sat, June 3 (4 p.m.-8 p.m.)
Cost: $25 pre-sale tickets available at the Mohave County Fairgrounds; $30 at the event; includes 15 tickets to sample beers of your choice; additional tickets may be purchased at the event; $10 designated driver entry includes all the water and soda desired; parking is $3 with parking proceeds to go to charity TBA
Info: Call the Mohave County Fair Association at 928-753-2636


Saturday, June 3
What: Join the B.P.O.E. Elks #2408 in their Celebration of Summer evening of cocktails, ham dinner and music. Entertainment provided by the Class Act Band featuring Grace Black, Johnny Hull and Eddie Sedillo.
Where: Bullhead City Elks Lodge #2408, 1745 Emerald Road at Hancock, Bullhead City
When: Sat, June 3 (5 p.m., social hour, 6 p.m. dinner, followed by music)
Cost: $10 per person
Info: Call Angela Miles-Clavir, 702-581-5057


Saturday-Monday, June 3-5
What: River Cities Community Theater Players are holding auditions for their upcoming play “A Bad Year For Tomatoes.” There are roles for 4 women and 3 men. Scripts are available for perusal but must be returned prior to auditions.
The play will be performed September 22, 23, 28 and 29 (7 p.m.) and September 24 and 30 (2 p.m.)
Where: Colorado Place, 2580 Hwy 95, Suite 214, Bullhead City.
When: Sat, June 3, Sun, June 4 (2 p.m.) Mon, June 5 (6 p.m.)
Info: Michael at for info or scripts.


Sunday, June 4
What/Where/When: A craft fair and swap meet takes place in the cool pines setting of Hualapai Mountain Park, Rec Area #1, 6250 Hualapai Mountain Road, Sun, June 4 (9 a.m.-3 p.m.); wide variety of vendors…handmade jewelry, crafts, soaps, photography, clothing, candles, pottery tie dye items, bird feeders, food vendors, more
Cost: Free to browse; vendor fee is $25
Info: Call the ranger station at 928-681-5700


Tuesday, June 6
What: Enjoy an evening of music featuring the Class Act Band, food, drink specials, door prizes and more when We Care Cancer Support, Inc, hosts its Second Annual Fun-Raiser. All money raised benefits the We Care Cancer Support organization.
Where: La Casa Del Pollo, 2064 Hwy 95, Bullhead City.
When: Tues, June 6 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.)
Info: Call We Care Cancer Support, 928-299-5022.


Friday, June 23
What: All ages are welcome to attend a Patriotic Painting Fundraiser event to help raise money for the Bullhead City’s Firefighters’ Shop with a Cop and Firefighter Charities.
The event includes an artist led event, your personal canvas, art supplies, appetizers, a cocktail or a soft drink.
Where: Chaparral Country Club, 21260 Mohave Drive, Bullhead City.
When: Fri, June 23(5:30 p.m.)
Cost: $22 for tickets purchased in advance, $25 per person at the door.
Info/Tickets: Lorrie Duggins, 928-715-0222 or Lori Viles, 928-605-5013


every Friday, beginning June 9
What: El Rio Golf Club hosts Family Fun Movie Night beginning in June. Movies change each week, however the first movie will be Disney’s Moana.
Where:1 Paseo El Ro, (off Hwy 95) Mohave Valley
When: every Friday beginning June 9(registraton 7:30 p.m., showtime 8:15 p.m.)
Cost: $5 for adults, free for children 12 and under
Info: Lacey, 928-768-3574


What/When/Cost: The River Valley Artist Guild sponsors displays by member artists.
•The display for May at Lisa’s Bistro, features the works of Georgia Ryan, Holly Hamilton, Elizabeth Bendahan, Jackie Fergestad, and Antonia Citrino
Info: For more information on the River Valley Artist Guild, call 928-303-1292 or email; or visit


Bullhead City
What: The Mohave County Library in Bullhead City offers a variety of programs during the upcoming months. Those include (free unless otherwise specified):
Summer Programs in June:
•Chair Yoga Tuesdays (9:30-11 a.m.), Tai Chi Wednesdays (9:35-10:25;
•Adult Crafts, June 8; Lego Night, June 8; Book Club, June 15; Mohave Electric guest speaker, June 22; and Adult Coloring, June 29.
Where: Mohave County Library, 1170 E. Hancock Road, Bullhead City. The library is open Mon, Wed (9 a.m.-6 p.m. AZ), Tues, Thurs (9 a.m.-8 p.m. AZ), Fri, Sat (9 a.m.-5 p.m. AZ)
Info: Cathy De Graffenreid at 928-758-0714 or see



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•Antares-9855 E AZ Route 66, Kingman, 928-769-2605—Moonshadow featuring Bridget Langston on vocals and keyboards (soulful rock classics) —Sat, May 27 (noon-4 p.m.)
•Cattle Crossing Saloon-4105 Hwy 68, Golden Valley, Arizona; 928-565-3630—Mark & Marilyn of Galaxy (rock/variety)—Sat (3 p.m.-7 p.m.)

•Cocktails (Lounge)-3935 Hwy 95, Bullhead City; 928-758-4955—Entertainment All-Starz Flyin’ Brian & Baby Jane (variety) Friday, May 26 (7 p.m.-11 p.m.)

•Colianno’s-2200 Hwy 95 (corner of Hancock and Hwy 95), Bullhead City; 928-758-7104—Bella (strolling accordion music)—Wed (5 p.m.-8 p.m.); Melody Louise (variety)—Thurs (6 p.m.-9 p.m.); Entertainment All-Starz Flyin’ Brian & Baby Jane—Sun (6 p.m.-9 p.m.);

•Cool Springs Route 66 Museum-8275 Oatman Road, Golden Valley; 928-768-8366—Moonshadow featuring Bridget Langston on vocals and keyboards (soulful rock classics)—Friday, May 26 (11 a.m.-3 p.m.)

•Crazy Ray’s Creative Creations-in Oatman, Arizona at south end of Main St (Historic Route 66) at entrance to self-guided mine tours; 951-436-6480—Bumpin Uglys featuring Crazy Ray and George Joseph (classic rock and roll, country, originals)—daily (10 a.m.-3 p.m., intermittently depending upon when the Uglys feel like “bumpin’”); play at least one song with them and become a member of the Bumpin’ Uglys, the fastest growing band going

•Eagles Lodge of Kingman-4536 N. Patsy Dr., Kingman; 928-757-8635­—bands TBA (usually country/classic rock ‘n’ roll)—Fridays (6 p.m.-10 p.m.);  open to members of any Eagles Lodge and guests

•Hackberry General Store-311255 E Hwy 66, Hackberry, AZ; 928-769-2605—Moonshadow – Bridget Langston on vocals/keyboard (soulful rock classics) —Sunday, May 28 (noon-4 p.m.)

•La Casa Del Pollo-2064 Hwy 95 (at Talc Rd), Bullhead City; 928-704-0029—ClassAct Band—every Thursday (5-8 p.m.) and Tues, June 6 (4 p.m..-8 p.m.); ROSS “Live,” (contemporary jazz, blues, reggae)—Tuesday, May 30  (5-8 p.m.)

•Lazy Harry’s-2170 Rio Grande Road (next to Arizona Veterans Memorial on the river), Bullhead City; 928-758-6322—Blues Night Jam hosted by Buck Naykid, third Thursday of each month;  Sunday Jam Session with Overdrive (Ray Gunn, Kenny Mohs, Bruce Speakman)—Sundays (2 p.m.-6 p.m.)
•Lisa’s Bistro-1595 Mohave Dr. #4, Bullhead City (on street across from north side of Walmart); 928-219-5911— The K Brick Jazz Show (jazz, reeds, vocals)—Mondays (5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.); Stan Ruffo (blues)—Wednesdays (5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.); An intimate evening with Billy Kay and friends (variety)—Thursdays (5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.)

•Loyal Order of the Moose, Lodge #1860 Bullhead City-2620 Miracle Mile, Bullhead City; call 928-763-1860—Class Act with Grace Black, (wide variety; pop/rock/country/salsa)—Fri, May 12, June 10 and 23 (5 p.m.-9 p.m.); open to members of any Moose Lodge and their guests

•Oatman Hotel-181 Main St (Historic Route 66), Oatman, Arizona; 928-768-4408—Mike Fox (guitar/vocals, country, folk, spirituals)—daily (from 12:30 p.m.; after the first Old West gunfight on Main St. until ?);

•Old Town Saloon-2850 S. Casino Dr., Laughlin; 702-298-3866—Catbone Band—Sat, May 27, June 24 (8 p.m.-midnight); Profound Sounds—Sat, May 20, June 3, June 17 (8 p.m.-midnight); David Kane—Sat. June 24 (8 p.m.-midnight)

•The Ridge at Fox Creek Amphitheater-2537 Trade Wind Dr (off the Bullhead Pkwy), Bullhead City; 928-758-0177 or email—The K Brick Jazz Show (jazz, reeds, vocals)—Sun, June 11 (4 p.m.-6 p.m.)

•VFW #2190-main street Chloride, Arizona; 928-565-9555—Double Diamond Band (country)—Saturdays (6 p.m.)



Information on karaoke compiled with the help of Dick Patzold of Karaoke Specialties. For updates on karaoke information, contact Patzold at 928-704-0077 or  You can also call us directly at 928-763-2505, ext 7232 or

•19th Hole Bar & Grill-at the Rivers Edge Golf Course, 144 Marina Dr, Needles; call 760-326-3343—Karaoke with Jeff—call for dates (6 p.m.-10 p.m. CA)

•American Legion Post #87-2245 Clearwater Dr., Suite B, Bullhead City (next to Iguana’s Mexican Restaurant); call 928-763-0305—Karaoke with Sandy and Ingrid—Fri (5 p.m.-9 p.m.); open to any American Legion member and guests; the kitchen is now open

•Amvets Post #19-4310 S. Hwy 95, Suite A, Ft. Mohave; call 928-704-1992—Karaoke with various KJs—Fridays (6 p.m.-10 p.m.); open to members and guests

•Bikini Bay Nightclub-1955 S. Casino Drive (at the mall), Laughlin; 702-299-3311— Top 40 & club music—Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun; exclusive “mashup” videos on 150″ screen

•Chaparral Golf & Country Club -1260 Mohave Dr, Bullhead City; 928-758-3939—Karaoke with Janice—Sun (4 p.m.-8 p.m.);

•Cocktails (Lounge)-3935 Hwy 95, Bullhead City; 928-758-4955—Karaoke with Top Shelf Entertainment – Dustin & Judy—Wed (8 p.m.-midnight)

•Fast Fanny’s Place-Main St (Historic Route 66), Oatman; 928-768-7400—Karaoke with Bob Murray, unique afternoon karaoke—daily (10 a.m.-5 p.m.)

•The Hideout-2311 S.Casino Drive, Laughlin (across Casino Drive from the Pioneer); 702-299-0008— Karaoke with Profound Sound—Fri-Sat  (9 p.m.-1 a.m. NV)

•Jester’s Sports Lounge-877 Hancock Road, Bullhead City; 928-763-0850 —”Party-Oke” with DJ Loke (combo karaoke and DJ)—Fri (9 p.m.-2 a.m.)

•Kathryn Heindriech Adult Center-1776 Airway Ave, Kingman; 928-757-2778 and ask for Debbie—karaoke with Todd Maehren—Mon (4 p.m.-7 p.m.), $1 admission

•La Casa Del Pollo-2064 Hwy 95 (at Talc Rd), Bullhead City; 928-704-0029—Karaoke with Grace Black—Mondays (5 p.m.-8 p.m.)

•La Casa Del Pollo-2064 Hwy 95 (at Talc Rd), Bullhead City; 928-704-0029— Karaoke with Rhapsody Entertainment— every Friday(5p.m.-9p.m.)

•Lazy Harry’s-2170 Rio Grande Road (next to Arizona Veterans Memorial on the river), Bullhead City; 928-758-6322—Karaoke/dancing hosted by DJ Firelilly (also Ladies Night specials)—Tuesdays (7 p.m.-11 p.m.)

•Moose Lodge Post #1860 Bullhead City-2620 Miracle Mile, Bullhead City; call 928-763-1860—Karaoke with a variety of KJs—Fri and Sat (6 p.m.-10 p.m.); open to members of any Moose Lodge and their guests

•O’Leary’s Pub-1063 Hwy 95, Bullhead City; 928-754-4226—”Party-Oke” with DJ Loke (combo karaoke and DJ)—Sun (7 p.m.-11 p.m.)

•The Pour House-845 Hancock Rd, Bullhead City; 928-299-5220—Aloha Friends Karaoke with host Karaoke Kalani—Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat (8 p.m.-midnight).

•The Red Dog Saloon-914 W. Broadway, Needles; 760-326-9919—Karaoke with Tony—Thurs-Fri (8 p.m. CA)

•Roadhouse 95 Bar & Grill-5100 Hwy 95, Fort Mohave; 928-577-2510—  Karaoke with Jeff—Wednesdays (7 p.m.-11 p.m.)

•Route 66 Bar-1900 Needles Highway, Needles, California; 760-326-2277—Karaoke Las Vegas—Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun (8:30 p.m.-? CA)

•The Time Out Tavern-2601 N. Stockton Hill Rd, Kingman; 928-753-2334—Karaoke with Don West—Wed and Thurs (9 p.m.-1 a.m.); Karaoke with LA Sound—Sun (9 p.m.-closing)

•VFW #10005-1611 Marble Canyon Dr (across from Scooters off Miracle Mile), Bullhead City; 928-758-7808—  Karaoke with Rhapsody Entertainment—every Monday and Saturday (5 p.m.-9 p.m.); also Karaoke with variety of KJs—Wed, Fri (5 p.m.-9 p.m.); open to members of any veterans organizations and their signed guests

•VFW #2190-main street Chloride, Arizona; 928-565-9555—Karaoke with Sharon—Fri (6 p.m.); Karaoke with Frank & Friends—Sun (2 p.m.-6 p.m.)