Entertainment Briefs

In The Spotlight for April 12

April 11, 2013 — 

Fashion Show

St. Gall Womens Society’s annual fundraiser, Just Imagine Luncheon, Fashion Show and Expo 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in the ballroom of the Carson City Nugget. Tickets $35 at the church office. Information, Leslie Solt at 265-5719.

Community Garden

A work day is 10 a.m. Saturday at the Heritage Park Gardens, behind Heritage Park. Bring hat, gloves, sunscreen and favorite tools. Information, cjsandmeier@aol.com.

Austin’s House

CVMS drama club presents “Goldilocks on Trial” 3 p.m. matinee and 6 p.m. dinner show Saturday in the CVIC Hall. Proceeds benefit Austin’s House. Ticket donations $5-$15 at Century 21 and Tumblewind in Minden. Information, 782-7111 or greenerinnevada@aol.com.

Trinity Raffle

Trinity Lutheran Childcare Center raffle tickets available for $10 until Monday with all proceeds going toward the purchase of a new school bus. Raffle night is 6-8 p.m. April 19 at Carson Valley United Methodist Church. Tickets $10 Information, 782-5437.

Library Celebration

Amelia Bedelia will be at the Douglas County Public Library in Minden 6 p.m. Tuesday to help celebrate National Library Week. The library will also host a book swap 3-6:45 p.m. for children through age 11. Information, visit douglas.lib.nv.us, or call 782-9841.

Library Storytime

Storytime returns to the Minden library’s castle Tuesdays through May 14. Toddler stories for 18 months to 3 years start at 10:30 a.m.; preschool stories for three to four year olds start at 11:15 a.m. Information, www.douglas.lib.nv.us, or 782-9841.

Dangberg Tours

Tours of the Dangberg Home Ranch, 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Reservations required; other tour times available. $8, free for 16 and younger. Website, www.dangberghomeranch.org. Information, 783-9417

Cruise Night

Cruise night 5-10 p.m. last Wednesday of the month through October at Hamdogs, 1267 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, 782-6835.

April 5, 2013 — 

Almanac Listings

New and updated listings for the 2013 Almanac must be received by today to be included. Send them to editor@recordcourier.com

Sertoma Meeting

Carson Valley Sertoma meets 7 a.m. Friday at Sharkey’s Casino. 2013 Sertoma Regional Governor, Chris Wassenburger will speak about current Sertoma issues. Information, (661) 733-0415.

Dance Concert

The Carson Valley Arts Council hosts a concert and dance by Hip Service on Friday in the CVIC Hall. The band features rhythm and blues, soul, Motown, classic rock, ’70s Disco, and today’s funky grooves. Doors open at 6 p.m. with a no-host bar, concert at 7 p.m. Admission $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Information, tickets www.cvartscouncil.com or 782-8207.

Community Bingo

Carson Valley Sertoma Community Bingo is Saturday at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open at 11 a.m., early bird at 12:30 p.m., regular session at 1 p.m. Progressive blackout is $650 with 57 numbers or fewer. Drawing for raffle prizes. Coffee and popcorn provided. Snack bar open. Information, Pat, 265-5332.

Sagehens Bunco

Topaz Sagehens bunco lunch fundraiser noon Saturday at the TRE community building on Carter Way. Cost $16 includes bunco, lunch, one raffle ticket. Information, Janet 266-4013 or DeAnna 266-3194.

Pops Concert

“Great Goofs & Spring Spoofs” concert by the Carson Valley Pops Orchestra 7 p.m. Saturday, in the CVIC Hall in Minden. Concert will have familiar music and a bit of theatrical fun.

Story Time

Storytime returns to the Douglas County Public Library’s castle in Minden on Tuesday, and continues on Tuesday mornings through May 14. Toddler stories for 18 months to 3 years start at 10:30 a.m.; preschool stories for three to four year olds start at 11:15 a.m. Look the library up on Facebook, visit douglas.lib.nv.us, or call 775-588-6411.

In the spotlight for March 29

March 28, 2013 — 

Almanac Listings

New and updated listings for the 2013 Almanac must be received by today to be included. Send them to editor@recordcourier.com.

Bake Sale

Easter bake sale 9 a.m.-noon today at the senior center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Information, Carolyn Tobias at 783-6455.

Corpus Christi Catholic

Stations of the Cross at noon, Rosary of the seven sorrows 1 p.m., meditation 2 p.m. veneration of the cross and communion service 3 p.m., stations of the cross in Spanish 7 p.m. today. at 3597 N. Sunridge Drive, Carson City. Information, 267-3200.

Lenten Liturgy

Stations of the Cross of Christ 12:10 p.m. today at St. Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Live reenactment of Jesus’ journey to Calvary. Information, 782-2852.

Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran’s Church Choir present the cantata, “Lenten Sketches” by Joseph Martin 6:30 p.m. today at 1480 Douglas Avenue, Gardnerville. This cantata reflects the events of Holy Week through the Crucifixion of Jesus on Good Friday. Information, 782-8153.

Carson Valley United Methodist

“Lenten Sketches” musical presentation at 7 p.m. today at 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Information, 782-4600.

High Sierra Fellowship

“The Encounter,” an Easter drama 7 p.m. today, 3 p.m. Saturday at 1701 Lucerne Street, Minden.

Blood Drive

Piper Family blood drive 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Saturday in the CVIC Hall, Minden. Information, appointment Danielle at (775) 901-2818.

Walley’s Hunt

Walley’s Easter egg hunt 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Sunday at David Walley’s Resort. Information, 782-6602.

Lampe Hunt

Carson Valley Active 20/30 Club Easter egg hunt 1 p.m. Sunday at Lampe Park. Three hunts for ages 0-3, 4-6 and 7-10. Information, Jeff, (916) 704-4650.

Gardnerville Hunt

Bounce N Play egg hunt 10 a.m.-noon ages 0-4, 3-5 p.m. ages 5 and up. Cost $8 per child. Information, 783-8188.

Blood Drive

Alpine Kids blood drive 1-6 p.m. Wednesday at Turtle Rock Park, 17300 State Route 89, Markleeville. Information, Edie 694-2934


March 21, 2013 — 

Gotta Dance

Gotta Dance benefit for Suicide Prevention Network 7 p.m. today at Carson Valley Inn. Information, 783-1510.

Murder Mystery

White House B&B murder mystery dinner 6:30 p.m. today and Saturday in Genoa. Tickets $45. Reservations, information, 782-4951.

Ham Bingo

Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley ham bingo Saturday in the CVIC Hall. First session 3 p.m., second session 6 p.m. Bingo cards 25 cents each. Coffee, cookies, popcorn provided. Other food for sale. Information, Gary Dove, 265-9443.

Dessert Fundraiser

Douglas High Drama sponsors a Thespian State Showcase and dessert fundraiser 7 p.m. Saturday at the high school. Cost, $7 students and seniors, $10 general admission. All proceeds go toward student scholarships for International Thespian Society festivals and competitions.

Elks Breakfast

Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 family buffet breakfast is 8:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Road in Gardnerville. Buffet includes omelet station, $7 adults, $3 for children 10 and under. Information 266-3908.

Spring Concert

Harmonic Intervals spring concert 7 p.m. Sunday at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville lane, Gardnerville. Cost $5. Information, (775) 219-3577 or toadinc@gmail.com.

Blood Drive

Blood drive 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday in the Piñon Hills Elementary School multipurpose room, 1479 Stephanie Way, Minden. Information, Janna Collins 267-3622.

Taco Night

Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 taco night is 5 -7 p.m. Thursday at the Lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Road in Gardnerville, Tacos are $2 each. Information 266-3908.

Art Show

The Carson Valley Art Association’s in house show in the central hallway of the Douglas campus of Western Nevada College through March 29. One painting from this show donated to the Veterans Guest House in Reno.

Almanac Listings

New and updated listings needed for the 2013 Almanac. Must be received by March 29 to be included. Send them to editor@recordcourier.com.

Art Exhibit

The Carson Valley Arts Council hosts an art exhibit featuring Mandalas painted in acrylic by Kaleigh Surber through May 1 in the Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 782-4119.

March 18, 2013 — 

Game Day

Douglas County Public Library in Minden hosts teen game day 3:30 p.m. Friday. Play Nintendo games or bring own games. Admission is free. Pizza and drinks provided. Information, 782-9841, or douglas.lib.nv.us.

Mystery Dinner.

The Carson Valley Arts Council presents a murder mystery dinner Friday at Carson Valley Inn. “The Irish Eyes Murder” will be performed by TOAD. Seating at 5:30 p.m. Dinner and performance at 6 p.m. CVAC member tickets are $35 per person or $265 for a table of 8. Nonmembers are $37 per person or $280 for a table of 8. Reservations required. Tickets, information, www.cvartscouncil.com or 782-8207.

Appreciation Dinner

Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 will host a fire department and paramedic appreciation dinner and awards night Friday at the Lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville. The event is open to everyone. Tickets, $18 by Wednesday. Information, tickets John Wise at 266-3941. 

Fit Day

Tumbleweeds Gymnastics and Carson Valley Fit Kids Coalition present family fun & fit day 1-4 p.m. Saturday at 3633 Research Way, No. 104, Carson City. Open gym, raffles, car seat inspection, face painting, fitness testing. Admission is free. Information, 841-4962.

YAH Bingo

Young at Heart community bingo is Sunday at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open at noon, early bird games at 1 p.m. Regular games, 1:30 p.m. Progressive pot at $700 with 58 numbers. Coffee and popcorn provided. Snack bar open. Information, 783-6455 or 267-4897.

Spring Reception

The East Fork Gallery spring reception noon-5 p.m. Sunday at 1503 Highway 305, Suite K, Gardnerville. All member raffle. Information, 782-7629.

Free Makeover

Look Good, Feel Better free makeovers for cancer patients 2-3:30 p.m. Monday in the Hospital Conference Room of Carson Valley Medical Center in Gardnerville. Information, reservation Susan Sanford 267-4308 or Sybil Dunagan 265-2134.

Fitness Night

First annual family fitness night 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Scarselli Elementary School lunchroom. Free games, activities, snacks and water.

Membership Drive

The Topaz Sagehens membership drive and 37th birthday celebration is noon Wednesday at the TRE community building on Carter Way. Lunch, cake, K-9 demonstration. RSVP by Friday to Michelle Stevens, 266-3194 or DeAnna Newman, 266-3194.

Genealogy Group discusses Civil War

March 13, 2013 — 

The Douglas County Genealogy Group will meet 1 p.m. March 21 at the Carson Valley United Methodist Church in Gardnerville on 1375 Centerville Lane. Craig Hadley, Curator Douglas County Historical Society will be speaking about what museums have to offer genealogists, preservation of artifacts, and the Civil War. For more information call 530-318-5406.

Arts & Entertainment for March 15-21

March 14, 2013 — 

For Arts & Entertainment:

Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment

information in this column. Contact Caryn Haller at

challer@recordcourier.com">Text">challer@recordcourier.com, at 782-5121, ext. 210 or by fax, 782-6132.



House matches jukebox play 9 p.m.-1 a.m. today. Karaoke by Anthony Janssen 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Saturdays. Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, call general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.

Jethro’s Live this week

Karaoke with Anthony Janssen 9 p.m. Thursdays at Jethro’s Bar & Grill, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-2215 or www.jethrosbarandgrill.com.


Singer, song writer, guitarist Dave Medina performs songs from his CD “The Train Of Life” as well as songs by Jose Feliciano, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, America, Collective Soul and many others 5-8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Lentine’s Italian Restaurant,1488 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Reservations, 782-3777.

Sharkey’s Casino

Live entertainment and dancing returns to Sharkey’s. Ciana Irish Band performs 8 p.m. to midnight today at Sharkey’s, 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.

Silver Strike

Metal Echo plays Saturday. DJ Karaoke night 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. first and third Friday of the month. Monte Carlo night second and fourth Saturday of the month. Extreme bowling every Friday and Saturday at Silver Strike Lanes, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-5454.

Watercolor Class

A beginning watercolor class taught by Vickie Kingman is 1-3 p.m. Thursdays at the UNR Cooperative Extension office, 1329 Waterloo Lane. Cost $6. For information or a list of suggested materials, call 265-0320.


Buona Sera

Harp music by Mary Margaret Niebuhr and vocals by Claire Humphrey, 6-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar, 1799 Ironwood Dr., Unit B, Minden. Information, 783-3211.

Copeland Building

The Carson Valley Arts Council hosts an art exhibit featuring Mandalas painted in acrylic by Kaleigh Surber through May 1 in the Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 782-4119.

Flight Restaurant and Bar

Bootleggers play 8:30 p.m. today at 2244 Meridian Blvd. Information, 782-1333.

Live entertainment at CVI

Entertainment presented in the Carson Valley Inn¹s Cabaret Lounge 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday- Wednesday, and 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays and 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Midnight Express plays classic rock, country rock and blues today and Saturday. Brian Andrews presents his “King and Friends” show Sunday through Wednesday featuring Elvis and the people he performed with. Brian’s history of the King also includes impersonations of many of his friends in the entertainment field such as Dean Martin, Bill Haley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Nat King Cole, Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, Richie Valens, Ricky Nelson, The Everley Brothers and Chuck Berry. Chili Sauce performs Thursday. Information, cvinn.com or 783-6606.

Magic at Saletti’s

Live entertainment of close-up table side magic by Thomas Wiese 6-8 p.m. Fridays at Saletti’s Restaurant & Bar, 1623 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 782-2500.

Minden Food Co.

Wesley O. performs 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday at Minden Food Co., in downtown Minden.

88 Cups and More

Acoustic jazz band The Minor Groove Quartet plays 7 p.m. every first Friday of the month. Open mic night with dinner specials 5-7 p.m. every third Friday. Participants may play music, recite poetry, prose or performance art at 88 Cups and More, 1663 Lucerne Street in the Minden Village. Information, 783-0688.


David Walley’s

Dale Poune plays 6-10 p.m. today and Saturday. Happy Hour daily from 4-7p.m., with

drink specials and bar menu at 2001 Foothill Road, Genoa. Information,

782-8155 or www.1862davidwalleysrestaurantandsaloon.com.

Thirst Parlor happenings

On the Fly plays classic rock, country, blues and more 1-5 p.m. Sunday in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. The Genoa Bar, Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Parlor, offers free juke box 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Free pool and ladies night drink specials 6-10 p.m. every Thursday. Happy hours 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information, 782-3870.

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