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In the spotlight for August 29 (1)

August 29, 2014 — 

Benefit Concert Riff Raff, Bootleggers and Mo and the Cromerzones perform noon-5 p.m. Saturday in Heritage Park, Gardnerville to benefit Ted Nagel who was diagnosed with skin cancer. Concert, free, …

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Parks & Recreation September classes (2)

August 28, 2014 — 

Beginning Irish dance Ages 5-17 can learn the basic techniques and steps of traditional Irish dance and have the opportunity to participate in the local events. Class held 6:15-7:15 p.m. …

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Free admission for military ends Monday (3)

August 28, 2014 — 

Happy Labor Day weekend. If you are active military, come on over to either one of our museums before the Blue Star Program free admission ends on Monday. It has …

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Tickets on sale for ‘The Butler Did It’ (4)

August 28, 2014 — 

Tickets are on sale for Tim Kelly’s “The Butler Did It,” presented by Carson Valley Community Theatre. The comedy spoofs English mystery plays with a decidely American flavor. The play …

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Western hoedown benefits Kids & Horses program (5)

August 28, 2014 — 

Kids & Horses Therapeutic Riding Center’s 15th annual fundraiser is 4-9 p.m. Sept. 13 in the parking lot of Crystal Bay Casino in Stateline. Guests will be treated to barbecue …

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Museum sponsors ember awareness (6)

August 19, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Historical Society in cooperation with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension will present Ember House, a youth activity promoting wildfire ember awareness. Try the Ember House, built …

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Carson Valley Inn celebrates 30th birthday (7)

August 14, 2014 — 

Blues, Tunes & Motocross is the theme for the Inn’s 30th Birthday Celebration on Aug. 24. Events include a free motocross acrobatic exhibition by LivFast motorcycle stunts featuring X-Games Gold …

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Fourth annual Austinpalooza fundraiser benefits children in need (8)

August 13, 2014 — 

What started out three years ago as a battle of the bands for GE employees has turned into an all-day music festival. GE’s Bently Nevada and the Carson Valley Inn …

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Early deer sign of hard winter (9)

August 12, 2014 — 

120 years ago August 17, 1894 The Raycraft boys killed a deer in the hills back of Genoa Sunday. The deer seem to be crossing early, which old timers claim …

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Beginner, advanced students display work (10)

August 12, 2014 — 

The public is invited to a reception and art show put on by the students of Teri Sweeney’s art classes 4:30-8 p.m. Aug. 23. The adult students, ranging from beginning …

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Charles Herrera performs for arts council’s 10th anniversary (11)

August 12, 2014 — 

Champagne, candlelight and dancing to the sound of rising star, Charles Herrera, will be the setting for the Carson Valley Arts Council’s 10th anniversary celebration 7 p.m. Friday in the …

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Antique tractor and engine show celebrates 19 years (12)

August 7, 2014 — 

Northern Nevada Antique Power Club is at it again with a weekend of nostalgia and family fun. The 19th annual antique tractor and engine show is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. …

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First Craft Beerfest heading to Lake Tahoe (13)

August 7, 2014 — 

In the mind of a brewer, there’s nothing like going to a beer festival. “You get to see all your buddies from beer events and you start meeting different brewers …

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Tickets available for Great Lake Tahoe Sternwheeler Race (14)

August 7, 2014 — 

The 22nd annual Great Lake Tahoe Sternwheeler Race is Aug. 30. California’s Tahoe Queen ​​will take on Nevada’s M.S. Dixie II for a four-mile race along the shoreline. The Tahoe …

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Museum congratulates Taste of the Towns winners (15)

August 7, 2014 — 

Thank you restaurants and shops for another fabulous Taste of the Towns. Thanks, too, to All Hat, No Cattle in the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center parking lot and …

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Community theatre holds open house, reunion (16)

August 5, 2014 — 

Carson Valley Community Theatre’s annual membership meeting and reunion is 4-6 p.m. Sept. 20 at Aspen Mobile Home Park, 1350 Centerville Lane. Meeting will be held at the picnic area …

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Gardnerville author recognized for sea book (17)

August 5, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville author’s book of an island paradise, endangered species and friendship was awarded for its attention to family, faith and imagination. Linda Chambers’ 10th book, “Pons and the Miracle …

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Abby Jo’s Cafe Girasole wins Taste of the Towns (18)

August 5, 2014 — 

Two Valley busineses swept the award categories during Saturday’s Taste of the Town fundrasing event. Abby Jo’s Cafe Girasole won best taste, best atmosphere and best overall, while The Chocolate …

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Library brings wild animals to CVIC Hall (19)

July 31, 2014 — 

Shrieks and screams erupted from the crowd as Miss Piggy made her entrance into the CVIC Hall Tuesday night. The 105-pound, 15-foot Burmese python was part of the Wild Things …

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Patty Cafferata to speak at Dangberg ranch (20)

July 30, 2014 — 

Former Nevada State Treasurer Patty Cafferata, along with her daughter, Elisa Cafferata, will discuss their mother and grandmother, Barbara F. Vucanovich, in a free presentation 10 a.m. Saturday at the …

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