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Fundraiser provides a Taste of the Towns (1)

July 25, 2014 — 

Walking shoes and an empty belly are recommended for the annual Taste of the Towns. Hosted by the Douglas County Historical Society, the event will take place from 5-8 p.m. …

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Tahoe-Douglas Elks host Great Gatsby dinner show (2)

July 25, 2014 — 

With a formal black and white dinner, women dressed in flapper garb and men in ‘20s-style suits, a night out at the Great Gatsby dinner show will rival even Gatsby’s …

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Rock ‘N’ Ribs celebrates its second year (3)

July 24, 2014 — 

After what was called a “blow out” last year, Bill and Rocky Barth are at it again to raise money for their Skin Cancer Awareness Foundation. The Barths are hosting …

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Valley residents rock out in music video shoot (4)

July 24, 2014 — 

Close to 40 fans stood outside the CVIC Hall on July 19 hoping to take part in a music video being filmed inside. Hard rock band Miss Crazy filmed the …

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It’s melodrama weekend at Dangberg ranch (5)

July 24, 2014 — 

It’s melodrama weekend out at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. Performances are Saturday and Sunday evening. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for 16 and younger, and performances start …

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Wa-She-Shu It’Deh Native American Festival returns to Tahoe’s Valhalla (6)

July 24, 2014 — 

The Washoe Tribe’s annual celebration of its history and homeland is this weekend at Lake Tahoe’s Valhalla. The annual Wa-She-Shu It’Deh Native American Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to …

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Dangberg ranch hosts cowboy poets, music (7)

July 21, 2014 — 

A free evening of cowboy poetry will be performed by Tony Argento and Ken Gardner 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. Argento is known for his …

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All Hat No Cattle performs Thursday (8)

July 21, 2014 — 

Krista Jenkins and All Hat No Cattle will bring some original tunes to the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park 6 p.m. Thursday. Jenkins is a fourth-generation Nevadan and resident of …

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Arts council announces 2014-15 concert series (9)

July 18, 2014 — 

The Carson Valley Arts Council will kick off its eighth annual Friday concert series Sept. 12. All concerts will be held at the CVIC Hall in Minden, except the Sept. …

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Mad scientists wreak havoc in the CVIC Hall (10)

July 18, 2014 — 

With the enthusiasm of a thespian and the brains of a chemist, “Radioactive” Rachel Dexter wowed a group of children Tuesday night with color-changing chemicals, explosions and a giant dinosaur …

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Gardnerville hosts Splash Dog competition (11)

July 18, 2014 — 

Dogs from all over Northern Nevada will make more than one splash in Gardnerville’s first Splash Dog competition in Heritage Park July 25-27. Splash dogs is a nationally recognized dog …

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Arts & Entertainment for July 18 (12)

July 18, 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. 214 or …

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Literacy blasts off with rocket, puppet show (13)

July 17, 2014 — 

Reading “blasts-off” this summer at Mormon Station State Historic Park. The Douglas County Public Library is presenting a special puppet show 10:30 a.m. July 23 under the trees in the …

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Melodrama pokes fun at familiar Valley topics (14)

July 17, 2014 — 

If you like heat, this has been the month for you. Last Monday, Gardnerville hit 104 before the cloud cover dropped the temperature to 92. If you don’t like heat, …

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Dangberg melodrama cools down a hot topic (15)

July 17, 2014 — 

Water is a hot topic in Carson Valley, so the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park is inviting the community to cool down with an old-fashioned melodrama. “River of Dreams; or, …

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Geocaching leads to treasure and Valley history (16)

July 17, 2014 — 

Residents and travelers can hunt for treasure while visiting Douglas County museums thanks to a geocacher and museum volunteer who planted caches at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center …

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Author seeks heart of gold in political brothel (17)

July 16, 2014 — 

Despite the coarse titles of local author William McCann’s books such as “The Whorehouse is on Fire” and “Barbed Wire Hookers,” McCann does his best to inspire people with his …

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East Fork Gallery hosts reception, miniature show (18)

July 15, 2014 — 

Sometimes the best things come in small packages. The East Fork Gallery in Gardnerville will host its 14th annual anniversary reception in conjunction with its third annual miniature show 11 …

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Extras needed for hard rock video shoot in Minden (19)

July 15, 2014 — 

California hard rock band Miss Crazy is filming a video for their latest album release, and are looking for as many people to be in it as possible. Filming for …

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Annual tour showcases backyard pond possibilities (20)

July 14, 2014 — 

More than 100 spectators attended the annual pond tour Saturday, which featured 11 ponds from Carson City, Gardnerville and Minden. Sponsored by the Northern Nevada Pond Club, owners answered questions …

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