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Museum sponsors ember awareness (1)

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 (2)

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 (3)

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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Beginner, advanced students display work (4)

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 (5)

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 (6)

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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Tickets available for Great Lake Tahoe Sternwheeler Race (7)

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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First Craft Beerfest heading to Lake Tahoe (8)

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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Museum congratulates Taste of the Towns winners (9)

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 (10)

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 (11)

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 (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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 (17)

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 (18)

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 (19)

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 (20)

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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