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Ricketts wins historical selfie contest (1)

September 18, 2014 — 

Remember that selfie photo contest we wrote about in August? Well, the winner of the cosponsored Battle Born Wine and Douglas County Historical Society’s “Immortalize Yourself in History” Contest was …

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Tim Kelly’s ‘The Butler Did It’ opens Sept. 26 (2)

September 18, 2014 — 

Set at Ravenswood Manor, an isolated estate on Turkey Island, off the coast of San Francisco, “The Butler Did It” spoofs English mystery plays with an American flair. Carson Valley …

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Final wine walk event of the season is Thursday (3)

September 17, 2014 — 

Main Street Gardnerville will be hosting their final Thirsty Third Thursday wine walk of the season 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday in the downtown Gardnerville Main Street District, rain or shine. More …

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Candy Dance organizers honor Mimi Jobe with print release (4)

September 16, 2014 — 

In 1974, 40 years ago, Mimi Jobe and a handful of artisans put out their artwork and crafts on the Pink House lawn the day of Candy Dance. This launched …

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Oktoberfest brings taste of Germany to Gardnerville (5)

September 15, 2014 — 

The 24th annual Oktoberfest is Sunday in Heritage Park. Sponsored by the Carson Valley Sertoma Club, the celebration is noon-5 p.m. with German food, drink, games and music. “It’s a …

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In the spotlight for Sept. 12 (6)

September 12, 2014 — 

Memorial Concert Toccata Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performs 9/11 memorial concert today in the sanctuary of St. Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open at 6 p.m., …

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Arts & Entertainment for Sept. 12 (7)

September 12, 2014 — 

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. 18714 or …

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Annual poker run benefits Austin’s House (8)

September 9, 2014 — 

Everyone is invited to the eighth annual poker run to benefit Austin’s House on Sept. 20. All types of vehicles are welcome to join in the event. Registration is from …

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Knights bingo to benefit Backpack Buddies Program (9)

September 9, 2014 — 

On Friday, the Knights of Columbus Bingo Night is designated to the The Douglas County Backpack Buddies Program, a community based volunteer organization operated under the umbrella of the Minden …

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Arts & Entertainment for Sept. 5 (10)

September 5, 2014 — 

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. 18714 or …

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In the spotlight for Sept. 5 (11)

September 5, 2014 — 

Golf Classic Ranchos Fire Rescue hosts golf tournament 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Carson Valley Golf Course. Lunch provided. Cost, $75. Entry forms, information, 690-7512, or bspellberg@grgid.com. Harvest Festival 9:30 a.m.- …

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Farm-to-Fork dinner offers elegance in casual setting (12)

September 4, 2014 — 

Ah, September – a wonderful time of year when the mornings are cool and crisp and the days are sunny and warm. September is absolutely perfect for a celebration of …

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Vintage clothes on display at Dangberg Ranch (13)

September 3, 2014 — 

The Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park will presents its annual exhibit of historic clothing today through Sunday. The clothing exhibit includes visitor favorites, such as Gertrude Dangberg’s 1898 wedding gown, …

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In the spotlight for August 29 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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’ (17)

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 (18)

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 (19)

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 (20)

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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