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Gardnerville rapper releases album (1)

October 16, 2014 — 

Gardnerville rapper Jacob Lovell, known as Patterns of Perfection (P.O.P.), has released his latest LP, “Pappa’s Back.” The record is composed of 13 original tracks for a total listening time …

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The California Honeydrops come to Minden (2)

October 16, 2014 — 

The California Honeydrops don’t just play music — this band throws parties. They are bringing the party to the CVIC Hall on Oct. 24. Doors open at 6 p.m. with …

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Melodrama tickets go on sale at Holiday Gala (3)

October 16, 2014 — 

Haven’t the trees with their red, yellow and orange leaves been spectacular? It’s such a beautiful time of year, it’s a shame it can’t last longer. But if it did, …

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California Honeydrops offer music workshop (4)

October 16, 2014 — 

Students in seventh-12th grade and adults interested in vocal music, songwriting and starting in the music business are encouraged to register for the Oct. 24 music workshop from 2:30-4 p.m. …

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Halloween happenings around Carson Valley (5)

October 14, 2014 — 

■ Harvest Festival. The annual Carson Valley Harvest Festival is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every weekend in October at the Corley Ranch, 859 Highway 395, a mile south of …

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Douglas actors take on Shakespeare and Seuss (6)

October 9, 2014 — 

Romeo and Juliet will take to the stage, but not in a form as it is on the page. Douglas High School’s fall production, “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet,” …

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Art association announces same scene, scholarship shows (7)

October 9, 2014 — 

Members of the Carson Valley Art Association each used the same two photos in their latest exhibit as reference to paint their interpretation of the scene in their individual style. …

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Douglas County 4-H hosts fall family costume ball (8)

October 9, 2014 — 

Douglas County 4-H and Parks & Recreation are having their annual fall family costume ball Oct. 25. Carnival games and contests are 5:30-6:30 p.m., with dancing from 6:30-9 p.m. at …

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Courthouse museum closes for winter Oct. 30 (9)

October 9, 2014 — 

As you know, the Courthouse Museum in Genoa is closed during the winter months. Well, we’re getting close. We have decided that Oct. 30 will be the last day of …

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Art association announces scholarship show (10)

October 8, 2014 — 

The Carson Valley Art Association announces their annual art exhibition to benefit their scholarship fund. It will be held Nov. 7-9 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. The show will …

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Tickets on sale for historical society’s Haunted Weekend (11)

October 7, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Historical Society’s Haunted Weekend starts Oct. 17 with a Haunted Genoa Walk. Kim Copél will share stories of hauntings as told to her by Genoa residents, as …

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Carson Valley Pops performs autumn concert (12)

October 7, 2014 — 

At the request of the public, the Carson Valley Pops Orchestra’s autumn concert will have a Western theme. The free concert is 7 p.m. Saturday in the CVIC Hall. “It’s …

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Patty Cafferata to discuss new book ‘Christmas in Nevada’ (13)

October 7, 2014 — 

Former Nevada State Treasurer Patty Cafferata will discuss the creation of her new book, “Christmas in Nevada,” in a free presentation 10 a.m. Saturday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic …

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East Fork Gallery wraps up another scarecrow festival (14)

October 7, 2014 — 

It was nonstop scarecrow building Saturday at Minden Park for the East Fork Gallery’s 38th annual festival. “At 9 a.m. there was nobody there, and by 9:15 the tables were …

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John Nilsen performs in Gardnerville (15)

October 2, 2014 — 

Pianist, guitarist, songwriter and recording artist, John Nilsen will be performing at the Carson Valley United Methodist Church 3 p.m. Sunday. The concert highlights Nilsen’s folk, jazz and classical woven …

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Second Thursday Lecture series features Sheriff Tom Logan (16)

October 2, 2014 — 

Welcome to October. The leaves in our neighborhoods are starting to turn. If we blink, we might miss fall altogether and find ourselves looking straight at Christmas. First up on …

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Final weekend for ‘The Butler Did It’ starts Friday (17)

September 30, 2014 — 

Even Candy Dance weekend didn’t stop “The Butler Did” from having a sold out opening night. The final weekend for the Carson Valley Community Theatre comedy starts Friday. “Opening night …

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Bodie firehouse wins September photo contest (18)

September 30, 2014 — 

The Carson Valley Photo Club announced the winners of their September photo contest. The theme was “Night Lights.” Jackie Gorton took first place with a shot of the 1892 firehouse …

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Reno landscape artist holds exhibit in Markleeville (19)

September 30, 2014 — 

Reno artist Emma Auriemma-McKay is exhibiting landscapes of the Sierra capturing “Moments in Nature” at the Alpine Library. The library is hosting a reception 1-3 p.m. Saturday for people to …

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Parks & Recreation OCTOBER class schedule (20)

September 30, 2014 — 

Fall family costume ball All ages can wear their favorite costumes and spend an evening of dancing and fall-themed activities. Admission includes dancing and fun, contest with cash prizes, pumpkin …

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