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Storyteller presents tales from around the world (1)

July 22, 2015 — 

Returning for a second year, storyteller Joel ben Izzy will present his newest tales in “Buried Treasures: Stories to Carry You Around the World and Back Again” at the Dangberg …

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Puppet show at Mormon Station (2)

July 17, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Public Library will present a special program 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Mormon Station State Historic Park. Meet under the trees where Youth Services Librarian Kathy Echeverria and …

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Military families get free museum admission now through Labor Day (3)

July 17, 2015 — 

Once again we need to thank our museum visitors for their understanding and cooperation. None of those visiting the museums since our rate increase have complained. We thank you for …

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Comstock History Center hosts western art exhibit (4)

July 17, 2015 — 

The Comstock History Center Museum is hosting A Brushwork Roundup: Western Paintings and Drawings by Craig Sheppard. The exhibit runs through Sept. 12. Admission is free and the museum is …

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Dangberg melodrama portrays historic conflict (5)

July 16, 2015 — 

In a battle almost as old as the Dangberg Home Ranch itself, the annual melodrama will put Minden and Gardnerville against each other.The Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park will present …

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Southern rock band Savannah Blue performs Friday night (6)

July 14, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department 2015 GE Family Concert Series continues Friday in Minden Park featuring Savannah Blue, A Southern Rock Review.Due to an injury to one of …

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‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’ (7)

July 14, 2015 — 

Wanting to try something different Krista Jenkins from All Hat No Cattle traded in her western guitar for a motorcycle jacket.The Fish Springs resident is portraying Betty Jean (BJ) Reynolds …

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Quilt display at Dangberg (8)

July 13, 2015 — 

The Carson Valley Quilt Guild will conduct a bed turning quilt display in a free presentation 10 a.m. Saturday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park.A bed turning is an …

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Blue Brick Gallery opens in Minden (9)

July 13, 2015 — 

Grafx 8 owner Michael Nelson is expanding his business to include an art gallery.Blue Brick Gallery opened last week in the Minden Flour Milling and Wool Warehouse building on the …

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East Fork Gallery celebrates 36 years with miniature art show (10)

July 10, 2015 — 

East Fork Gallery is celebrating its fourth annual miniature art show Sunday.To qualify as a miniature, artists create small paintings no larger than 1/6 the actual size of the subject. …

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Arts & Entertainment for July 10 (11)

July 10, 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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Volunteers needed for front desk duties at museums (12)

July 9, 2015 — 

Last week we told you everything you could ever want to know about membership in Douglas County Historical Society and our two museums. Hopefully we got you hooked, because this …

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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival kicks off Friday (13)

July 9, 2015 — 

Shakespeare under the stars returns to Sand Harbor State Park this week. The 43rd Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival begins Friday and includes rotating performances of the romantic tragedy “Romeo and …

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Singer Jesse Kalin Carson performs at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park (14)

July 7, 2015 — 

Singer/songwriter Jesse Kalin Carson will perform with Scott Herman and Niall McGuiness 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park.Carson plays Americana music using a loop pedal for …

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‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’ opens July 18 (15)

July 6, 2015 — 

Carson Valley Community Theatre presents “The Marvelous Wonderettes” written and created by Roger Bean.This off-broadway hit transports the audience to the 1958 Springfield High school prom where they meet the …

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Where to watch Lake Tahoe’s Fourth of July fireworks shows (16)

July 4, 2015 — 

Lake Tahoe’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display at the South Shore will come with an extra dose of technology this year.The Fireworks by Grucci app will allow users to …

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Chautauqua of aviator Bessie Coleman at Dangberg Ranch (17)

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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Moe Bandy and TG Sheppard perform at TJ’s Corral (18)

July 2, 2015 — 

Familiar faces will grace a familiar stage to play familiar songs Aug. 8 when Moe Bandy and TG 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 (19)

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 (20)

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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