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Chautauqua of aviator Bessie Coleman at Dangberg Historic Park (1)

July 2, 2015 — 

Chautauqua performer Juanita Westbrook will present “Elizabeth ‘Bessie’ Coleman: Pioneer Aviator” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. The event is open to the public and free …

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Mo Bandy and TJ Sheppard perform at TJ’s Corral (2)

July 2, 2015 — 

Familiar faces will grace a familiar stage to play familiar songs Aug. 8 when Mo Bandy and TJ Sheppard play a concert at the Carson Valley Inn’s TJ’s Corral. Tickets …

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Tomi Souder wins Carson Valley Days photo contest (3)

July 2, 2015 — 

Gardnerville Ranchos resident Tomi Souder is the winner of the Carson Valley Days photo contest.Souder’s night view of the carnival from the top of the Ferris Wheel garnered 80 votes.Submissions …

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Now is the time to join the Douglas historical society (4)

July 2, 2015 — 

For the first time in 20 years Douglas County Historical Society has found it necessary to raise our museum admission rate for adults. As of Wednesday, the rate increased from …

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Blue Grass in the Barn concert canceled for Saturday (5)

June 25, 2015 — 

Generally this column brings our readers good news of fun, upcoming events. Sadly, this week we must tell you that the Blue Grass in the Barn concert has been canceled. …

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Lillian Finnegan returns to Genoa (6)

June 25, 2015 — 

Chautauqua performer Kim Copél will portray Genoa Candy Dance creator Lillian Finnegan in a free presentation at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park 10 a.m. Sunday.Locally known as the woman …

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Free bullwhip demonstration Saturday at Dangberg Ranch (7)

June 24, 2015 — 

Professional bullwhip instructor Doc Durden will share his talent in a free presentation 10 a.m. Saturday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park.Durden will demonstrate the use of a 6, …

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Arts council awarded $7,500 Smallwood grant (8)

June 24, 2015 — 

The Carson Valley Arts Council was awarded a $7,500 grant by the Francis C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation that will assist the nonprofit organization in its work operating the …

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Jug Stompers perform at Dangberg Ranch Thursday (9)

June 22, 2015 — 

Local band The Jug Stompers will perform their unique mix of music at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Thursday at 6:30 pm.The Jug Stompers have been “raising a …

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Arts & Entertainment for June 19 (10)

June 19, 2015 — 

For Arts & Entertainment:Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Sarah Hauck at shauck@recordcourier.com, at 782-5121, ext. 27 or by …

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Vacation Bible Schools in the Valley (11)

June 18, 2015 — 

St. Gall Catholic ChurchSt. Gall Catholic Church hosts “Everest-Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power” Vacation Bible School 9 a.m.-noon Monday-June 26 at the church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. For ages …

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Chautauqua of Heinrich F. Dangberg on Saturday (12)

June 18, 2015 — 

Chautauqua performer Michael E. Fischer will portray Carson Valley rancher Heinrich F. Dangberg in a free presentation 10 a.m. Saturday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park.H.F. Dangberg, Sr. came …

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Historical and modern fencing classes return to Douglas County (13)

June 18, 2015 — 

Wanting to share his passion for a 4,000-year-old sport, Steve Klekar is reintroducing fencing classes to the Valley. Two classes are available through the parks and recreation department including historical …

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Steelin’ Dan perfoms Friday (14)

June 17, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department 2015 GE Family Concert Series continues Friday with Steelin’ Dan. Spend an evening of music with family and friends at Minden Park. Concerts …

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Tickets on sale for ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’ (15)

June 17, 2015 — 

Tickets for Carson Valley Community Theatre’s production of “The Marvelous Wonderettes” are on sale now.Written and created by Roger Bean, the show is coming to the CVIC Hall on July …

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Methodist church hosts annual rummage sale (16)

June 16, 2015 — 

An antique embroidered chair used by former church pastors is one of hundreds of items for sale at this weekend’s rummage sale.The Carson Valley United Methodist Church is having its …

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Weekly Lego building club encourages use of imagination (17)

June 15, 2015 — 

“Every Hero Has a Story” is the theme for the summer reading program at the Douglas County Public Library. They will have a Tuesday building club every week through July …

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‘Jumanji’ shows for first movie in the park (18)

June 15, 2015 — 

The 10th season of Movies in the Park will open on Friday at dusk in Heritage Park with “Jumanji.” Residents, friends and visitors can bring a picnic or enjoy the …

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Arts & Entertainment for June 12 (19)

June 12, 2015 — 

For Arts & Entertainment:Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Sarah Hauck at shauck@recordcourier.com, at 782-5121, ext. 27 or by …

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Camp Invention returns to Minden (20)

June 12, 2015 — 

In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Douglas County School District is offering the Camp Invention program to children entering grades one through six. The week begins on …

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