Around the Area

A variety of shows, events, activities beyond the casino scene

Monday, Sept. 7
What: Elks annual Memorial Day Chili Cook-Off on Labor Day, Sept. 7, to benefit the veterans of our community. A chili tasting and judging ballot costs $5 to sample all entries. Live music will be provided by Arizona Thunder. Beginning at noon, come enjoy the day in cool AC and a friendly atmosphere as guests of the Elks. Hot dogs and corn muffins will be available for a nominal fee. Masks are required.
Where: Elks Lodge #2408, 1745 Emerald Drive, Bullhead City, 7.3 miles from Laughlin.
When: Monday, Sept. 7 (starts at noon).
Cost: $5 to sample.
Info: Terri Frear-Frank, 928-201-5793.

Saturday, Oct. 3
What: The Bullhead City Farmers Market is back for the fall season! Shop for fresh produce and fruit, gourmet foods and condiments, baked goods, salsas, honey, handcrafted salad oils, candy, home decor, handmade soaps and personal items such as custom makeup, essential oils, craft specialties in fabric, metal, gemstones, jewelry, wood and more.
Where: Bullhead City Community Park, 1251 Hwy. 95, Bullhead City; 3.4 miles from Laughlin.
When: Saturday, Oct. 3 (9 a.m.-1 p.m.).
Cost: Free admission, free parking.
Info: Call 928-219-2333, or visit the website,

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
What: Bullhead City Elks Lodge #2408 hosts Bunco on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The sessions are open to the public and light refreshments are included with admission. Masks must be worn. All proceeds benefit Elks’ charities in Bullhead City.
Where: Elks Lodge #2408, 1745 Emerald Drive, Bullhead City, 7.3 miles from Laughlin.
When: Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday (noon).
Cost: $8.
Info: Kathleen Clemens, 928-763-6799.

Every Saturday, April-October
What: Fresh local homemade, handcrafted, home-baked selections. Food truck, live music, variety of products and vendors.
Where: 210 E. Beale Street, downtown Kingman, 33.6 miles from Laughlin.
When: Every Saturday, April-October (8 a.m.-noon).
Cost: Free admission.
Info: Call 928-530-6544 or visit Kingman Farmers Market on Facebook.

Every Thursday (except the last)
What: J&J Events presents Mystery Pub Trivia. Win cash prizes, for ages 21 and older. No commitment required. Teams of one to five people.
Where: Miracle Mile Event Center at Mohave Shriners; 2580 Miracle Mile, Bullhead City, 12.4 miles from Laughlin.
When: Every Thursday (except the last) (6:30 p.m.).
Cost: $5 per person.
Info: Call 928-296-0748, or visit