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Library brings wild animals to CVIC Hall (1)

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 (2)

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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First prize at Midwinter fair (3)

July 29, 2014 — 

120 years ago August 3, 1894 The state of Nevada won first prize at the Midwinter fair in San Francisco for the public school display. 100 years ago July 31, …

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Mumbo Gumbo brings zydeco to Minden (4)

July 29, 2014 — 

Mumbo Gumbo performs 6:30 p.m. Friday in Minden Park for the GE Family Concert Series No space can be reserved until 7 a.m. the day of the concert. In order …

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Mystery writer Todd Borg signs latest Owen McKenna book (5)

July 29, 2014 — 

Mystery writer Todd Borg is signing his new book “Tahoe Ghost Boat” 6:30 p.m. Friday at Shelby’s Book Shoppe. This is Borg’s 12th book set in the Valley and at …

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Fundraiser provides a Taste of the Towns (6)

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 (7)

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 (8)

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 (9)

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 (10)

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 (11)

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 (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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 (17)

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 (18)

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 (19)

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 (20)

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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