Laughlin Buzz

Dec 12, 2017

This Week In Laughlin - December 12-17th

Laughlin, Nevada
#ThisWeekinLaughlin

Highlights of some of the events, activities, music/concerts, going on in Laughlin, NV this week.  Plus some from our neighbors just across the river in Arizona. 



Wine & Painted Glass Night
December 13th   6pm
Gilligan's Tavern 
Laughlin, NV 



Blue Lagoon Lounge 2017 White Elephant Party
December 14th Thursday at 6 PM - 9 PM
Blue Lagoon Lounge is located at the Bayshore Inn - 1955 W Casino Dr. in Laughlin
Bring a $25.00 gift to participate in our white elephant gift exchange, Gift exchange is optional, you can just share in some holiday fun. 





Santa Claus Meet & Greet
Laughlin River Lodge General Store
December 16th from 10am-4pm
     



Catbone - Live Music 
Old Town Saloon
December 16th - Starts at 8pm
     



Sadly, December 6th will be the last time to get a Blaze N Blues BBQ fix!  Located in the Old Town Saloon.  This is their last day serving as they will be closing permanently. 



Live Music at the Big Horn Cafe - Lounge
at the Laughlin River Lodge

Leonard Interior 
Wednesday-Saturday, December 13-16 (4pm-10pm)

Ray Allen 
Sunday, December 17th (4pm-10pm)

K-Brick Show 
Tuesday, Dec. 19th (4pm-10pm)






Britain's Finest Christmas
December 16th - 8pm
Tropicana Laughlin - Pavilion Theater





Tango's Lounge - Tropicana Laughlin
Kid and Nick Show
December 15th & 16th  4:30-8:30PM








Donate a toy by December 15th  Drop off any un-wrapped toy of $10 value or more to donate to a Laughlin family for Christmas.  Drop them off at Gnat's Landing, Old Town Saloon, or Gilligan's in Laughlin, Nevada.  All toys are collected on December 15th, so get them in there early!





Live Music just across the River in Bullhead City, AZ 



Stan Ruffo at Lisa's Bistro and Bar
Wednesday, December 13th  5:30 to 8:30 (AZ time)




Billy Kay at Lisa's Bistro and Bar
Thursday, December 14th  5:30 to 8:30 (AZ time)






Holiday Cabaret at Lisa's Bistro and Bar
December 12th and 15th 
5:30pm-8:30pm (AZ time)

Note although it is not on the graphic,there was a 2nd Show added for Friday Dec. 15!



Scrooge's Christmas
River Cities Community Theater Players
December 1, 2, 8, 15 at 7pm (Arizona, MST time)
Matinee performances at 2pm on December 9th and December 16th. 






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Dec 11, 2017

Candy Cane Lane on the Laughlin, NV Riverwalk


Christmas In Laughlin, Nevada

Candy Cane Lane 
Laughlin Riverwalk behind the Pioneer Hotel and Gambling Hall















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Dec 7, 2017

Dinner at Claim Jumper - Golden Nugget Laughlin


Laughlin, Nevada 

Golden Nugget Laughlin - Claim Jumper


If you are looking for a spot for dinner in Laughlin, NV, Claim Jumper is worth considering.  

Recently, we debated between Bubba Gump's Shrimp Co. or Claim Jumper.  There was no wait so we went with CJ. 

On this visit the food was good, however, the service was lacking.  Usually if a place is busy we can overlook slowness or an occasional error.  This time it was early and only a few customers were in the entire restaurant. 

We were asked wanted to drink and if we wanted an appetizer before we had even opened the menus.  We ordered an app, and our drinks came, so we also ordered dinner. 

Before we knew it our soup and salad arrived.  Mid way through them we realized, no appetizer. At this point we figured it would never arrive and did not mind as we didn't really want it after all.  It never did show up, so she apparently forgot to put it in or bring it to the table.  That was odd considering how quickly she took the order for it.    

The clam chowder was very good and a big serving. However, it tasted better than it looked, it had almost been spilled or the bowl sloppily filled when it came to the table.  




The Shrimp and Tri-Tip was very good.  Almost as good as the Tri-Tip sandwich they serve for lunch.  




As the meals were served we asked the waitress for additional cocktail sauce and she said she would be right back with it. Over 20 minutes later she brought it and apologized for the delay.  We were not asked how everything was until then and were not offered a refill on drinks.  

Receiving, paying, and getting change from our bill also took far too long.  We don't recall having such bad service at Claim Jumper.  We will still visit again though. Every place or server can have an off night or circumstances happen.  




Claim Jumper is located just off the Casino floor right next to the Atrium.  




Had we known going in that the service was going to be bad and that we were going to end up ordering Shrimp and Clam Chowder, we should of chose Bubba Gump's. They did win Best Seafood in the 2017 Best of Laughlin Awards. Maybe next time!





Christmas Decorations are also up at the Golden Nugget.   












All pictures were taken by Laughlin Buzz and the review herein is based solely on our opinion from this particular visit.   


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