Entertainment Briefs

In the spotlight for June 17

June 22, 2016 — 

Storytelling Festival

Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park hosts various storytellers today-Saturday at the park, 1450 Highway 88, Minden. Rochelle Hooks opened by Motherlode Storytelling Guild tellers, 6:30 p.m. today. Cost, $5. Children’s storytelling by BZ Smith and Peg Reza, 10 a.m. Saturday. Free. Stephen Henegar presents 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Cost, $5. Information, www.dangberghomeranch.org or 783-9417.

Rummage Sale

Carson Valley United Methodist Church hosts rummage sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m. today and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Deals and food. Information, 782-4600 or www.carsonvalleyumc.com.

Concert Series

GE Family Concert Series, co sponsored by Edgewood Companies featuring Nathan Owens Motown and Soul Review 6:30 p.m. today in Minden Park. Free. Information, 782-5500.

Adoption Event

Douglas Animal Welfare Group and Re/Max Realty Affiliates host donation and adoption event 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Re/Max, 1320 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Donor/adopter receives ticket for raffle. Learn about DAWG. Information, donate, Diane Bartsch, 781-5050 or dianebarschnv@gmail.com.

BGC Concert

A concert to benefit Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada featuring Decades cover band 7:30 p.m. Saturday Carson Valley Inn’s TJ’s Corral, Minden. Cost, $40 concert, spaghetti dinner in Valley Ballroom, $20 concert only. Dinner 6 p.m. Information, 882-8820.

Great Race

The Great Race will stop in Gardnerville Sunday, in Heritage Park. Heritage Park Class Car Show starts 9 a.m., racers arrive around noon. Vendors, food. Information, www.mainstreetgardnerville.org, www.gardnerville-nv.gov, www.visitCarsonValley.org.

Author Presentation

Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park hosts Sunday Morning Authors featuring Dick and Wanda Canton authors of “Railroad in the Sky” 10 a.m. Sunday at the park, 1450 Highway 88, Minden. Free. Information, www.dangberghomeranch.org or 783-9417.

In the spotlight for June 10

June 10, 2016 — 

Carson Valley Days

The annual Carson Valley Days celebration is today-Sunday.

The annual parade is 9 a.m. Saturday. Highway 395 from Waterloo Lane to Buckeye will be closed 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday for run event/parade.

Carnival 3-11 p.m. today, 11 a.m.-close Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Cost, $20 before from Nevada State Bank, Raley’s, Accolades Trophies, $25 after.

Carson Valley Days Walk, Jog, Run Saturday. Registration 7 a.m., run 8 a.m.

Gardnerville Fire Department breakfast 8 a.m. Saturday, Lampe Park.

Art Show

Carson Valley Art Association hosts Carson Valley Days Art Show today-Sunday at CVIC Hall, 1602 Emeralda Ave., Minden. Non-judged show. Show 10 a.m.-8 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Pick up art Sunday. Cost, $5 members/piece, $8 nonmembers/piece, $5 high school students/piece. Information, Nancy Bargman, 782-7074.

Family Movie

Valley Christian Fellowship hosts family movie night 7 p.m. today at the church, 1532 Highway 395, Suite 109, Gardnerville. “Nail 32” will be show. Producer Jason Campbell will be present. Hot dog, soda, popcorn $5. Information, 265-4100.

Knights Bingo

Knights of Columbus hosts Bingo Knights today at the St. Gall Pastoral Center, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open 6 p.m., games begin 7 p.m. Concessions available. Information, Mike Mullins, 782-7290.

Family Movie

Douglas County Public Library hosts family movie 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 1625 Library Lane, Minden. “Brave” will be shown. Movie, popcorn free.Information, Facebook, www.douglas.lib.nv.us or 782-9841.

Genoa Concert

Town of Genoa hosts Summer Concert Series featuring The Beatles Flash back 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Genoa Town Park. Free. Information, 782-8696.

In the spotlight for June 3

June 22, 2016 — 

Elks Bingo

Tahoe Douglas Elks host bingo today at the lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville. Doors open 5 p.m., warm ups 6 p.m., regular games 6:30 p.m. Cover all jackpot $1,150 with 51 number or less. Power Ball Jackpot $125. Information, 265-5120 or 267-1362.

Fishing Derby

27th annual Kids Fishing Derby is Saturday-Sunday at Lamp Park, Gardnerville. Registration required. Information, Facebook, Stu Hill, 775-690-9665, minden1@charter.net Heather, 775-684-9018, heather_gertsch@yahoo.com KFDVolunteers@aol.com.

Spring Marketplace

Town of Minden hosts 30th Carson Valley Spring Marketplace Saturday and Sunday, Esmeralda Avenue, Minden. Arts, crafts, food. Inn Liners Car Club show. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday car show. Information, Roxanne, 782-2444 or Kregg, 292-9214.

Quilt Show

Carson Valley Quilt Guild hosts Our World in Stitches quilt show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Admission, $10. More than 200 quilts on display, raffles, door prizes. Information, www.quiltshow.cvqg.com.

Family Movie

Douglas County Public Library hosts First Saturday Family Movie 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 1625 Library Lane, Minden. “Legos Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles” will be shown. Information, Facebook, douglas.lib.nv.us or 782-9841.

Volunteer Orientation

Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park is looking for volunteers and hosting volunteer staff orientation 2 p.m. Saturday at the park, 1450 Highway 88, Minden. Information, 782-3918.

Sippin’ Sunday

Greater Genoa Business Association hosts Sweet Sippin’ Sunday Sunday, downtown Genoa. Vodka based drinks. Greater Genoa Business Association beneficiary. Cost, $12 for commemorative glass. Information, 250-4709 or Sweetsippinsundays@gmail.com.

Sertoma Bingo

Carson Valley Sertoma Club hosts bingo Sunday at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Progressive blackout at $450 with 53 numbers or less. Doors open 11 a.m., games start 1 p.m. Information, Pat, 265-5332 or www.carsonvalleysertoma.org.

In the spotlight for May 27

June 22, 2016 — 

Blood Drive

Carson Valley Medical Center hosts blood drive 9 a.m.-noon Friday in the bloodmobile at 1107 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Appointment, information, 782-1536 or online at www.bloodhero.com use code: CVMC.

Knights Bingo

Knights of Columbus host bingo Friday at St. Gall Pastoral Center, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open 6 p.m., games 7 p.m. Food, drink available. Information, Mike Mullins, 782-7290.

Concert Series

GE Family Concert Series featuring Paperback Writer, The Beatles Experience 6:30 p.m. Friday in Minden Park. Free. Information, 782-5500.

TJ’s Corral

Granger Smiths plays 7:30 p.m. Saturday in TJ’s Corral at Carson Valley Inn, Minden. Tickets, $23 and $29. Information, tickets, www.carsonvalleyinn.com

Summer Storytime

Douglas County Public Library hosts Storytime at Lampe Park 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Lampe Park in Gardnerville. Storytime meets every Wednesday through July 27. All ages welcome. Information, Facebook, douglas.lib.nv.us or 782-9841.

YAH Bingo

Young at Heart hosts bingo Sunday, at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Cash ball at $345 before tickets sales. Progressive jackpot at $800 with 59 numbers or less. Doors open 11 a.m., early bird games 1 p.m., regular games 1:30 p.m. Information, 783-6455 or 267-4897.

Art Exhibit

Carson Valley Arts Council hosts exhibits featuring photographer Aurelia Reynel through July 1 at the Copeland Gallery, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. Free. Information, 782-8207.

Reading Paws

Children grades first-third read to registered therapy dogs 10:30 a.m.- noon Thursday through Aug. 11 at Minden Library, 1625 Library Lane, Minden. Information, 407-256-8906 or nvpaws@gmail.com.

In the spotlight for May 20

May 20, 2016 — 

Health Fair

Community Service Solutions hosts annual community health fair 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. today at Walker Community Center, Walker, Calif. Free. Information, 530-495-2700.

Clean-up Day

Garden Cemetery Association hosts clean-up day 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, at the cemetery, corner of Douglas and Cemetery Rds. Wear gloves, bring rakes and shovels. Information, Bob, 782-5414 or Linda, 782-8210.

Open House

Heritage Park Gardens hosts open house 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at 1461 Ezell St., Gardnerville. See new projects created by community groups, tomato talk with Craig Witt 11 a.m., plant/take plants home. Information, Carol Sandmeier, cjsandmeier@aol.com or Main Street Gardnerville, 782-8027.

Art Exhibit

East Fork Gallery hosts reception for Douglas High School artists 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the gallery, 1503 Highway 395, Suite K, Gardnerville. Art, photography, screen printing, ceramics on display. Exhibit will continue through June 18. Gallery is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Information, 450-5854 or pambrekas@gmail.com.

Open House

Carson Valley Lions Club and Kids and Horses hosts Come Out to The Ranch 1-5 p.m. Saturday at the Kids and Horses Ranch, 2869 Esaw St., Minden. Free admission. Demos, tours, raffles, silent auction, food and drink, 1st Nevada Cavalry appearance. Information, 267-1775.

Bingo Fundraiser

Douglas County Democratic Women hosts bingo fundraiser 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Douglas County Democratic Central Committee Headquarters, 1513 Highway 395, Suite 1C, Gardnerville. Prizes. Final blackout $75 Carson Valley Steak certificate for Carson Valley Inn. Cost, $5 per card, good for 12 games. Refreshments available. Information, RSVP, lucie.simone@gmail.com.

Elks Bingo

Tahoe Douglas Elks host bingo Friday at the lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Rd., Gardnerville. Doors open 5 p.m., warm ups 6 p.m., regular cames 6:30 p.m. Cover all Jackpot Progressive at $1,125 with 50 or less numbers. The Power Ball jackpot $100. Coffee and pretzels free. Must be 21 to participate. Information, 265-5120 or 267-1362.

Horse Gala

The Wild Rose Inn is hosting a gala to benefit Between Horses and Humans 6 p.m. Saturday at the inn, 2332 Main Street, Genoa. Dinner, dancing, drawings. Cost, $100 per person, $175 two tickets, $1,000 table of 8. Formal attire suggested. Tickets, online at betweenhorsesandhumans.yapsody.com. Information, Barbara Slade, 265-0901 or betweenhorsesandhumans@gmail.com.

Comedy Dinner

St. Gall Catholic Church hosts comedy dinner show featuring Sister Mary Margaret O’Brien presenting ‘Bible Bingo’ audience interactive performance Saturday, at the church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open 5 p.m., dinner 6:15 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Cost, $50. Catered by Chef Jeanne Whited of Pink House. Information, tickets, Nancy, 266-3637 or after masses at the church.

Elks Breakfast

Tahoe Douglas Elks host family breakfast 8:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday at the lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Lane, Gardnerville. Includes eggs, bacon, omelet bar, pancakes, drinks. Cost, Elks: $7, children 10 and younger $4; Non-Elks: $8, children 10 and younger $5. Information, 782-8191

Bell Concert

Sierra Ringers and Children’s Bell Choir “Ring Together” bell concert 5 p.m. Sunday at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Ln., Gardnerville. Free. Information, 782-4600.

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