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Wind artists wanted for two-day festival at Dangberg Home Ranch (1)

March 26, 2015 — 

“Something in the Wind” is coming May 16-17 at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. Mark your calendar for the free, two all-day festival which will include an Artisan Marketplace, …

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Gardening workshops for children start April 18 (2)

March 26, 2015 — 

Gardening workshops for elementary students will be offered at the Heritage Park Gardens in downtown Gardnerville starting April 18 with “Ready, Set Grow!” Groups will meet the third Saturday of …

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Spring is in the air at East Fork Gallery (3)

March 26, 2015 — 

For this year’s spring reception East Fork Gallery member Elfriede Short brought out painted eggs from her personal collection for sale.The annual reception drew nearly 40 people from as far …

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Second book in Light Key Trilogy available (4)

March 26, 2015 — 

Taking off where “Scintillate” left off, character Cora Sandoval and the remaining Scintilla survivors must solve the mystery of The Light Key. “Deviate,” Gardnerville author Tracy Clark’s second book in …

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Teams wanted for Relay for Life (5)

March 26, 2015 — 

In an effort to revive a sluggish Relay for Life event, organizers have changed things up with a new chairwoman, venue and time.Relay for Life is noon-midnight July 18 at …

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Sixth Cowboy Festival dates announced (6)

March 23, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Nevada’s oldest town announced that the sixth annual Genoa Cowboy Festival will take place from April 30 through May 2Previous Cowboy Festivals have attracted thousands of visitors …

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Valley inspires local author’s first book (8)

March 23, 2015 — 

Fueled by a love for the television series “Bonanza,” Teresa L. Manning created a Wild West tale all her own.The Gardnerville transplant recently finished her first book “Blowing Circa 1868” …

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Carson Valley Sinfonia presents spring concert (9)

March 23, 2015 — 

The Carson Valley Sinfonia will present its free annual spring concert 4 p.m. Sunday in the CVIC Hall.Featured will be the first performance of two new works by Carson Valley …

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Environmental and adventure film festival celebrates 10 years (10)

March 23, 2015 — 

Sierra Nevada Alliance, South Tahoe Earth Day Committee and Patagonia Lake Tahoe host Lake Tahoe’s Premier Environmental & Adventure Film Festival benefitting the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership.The 10th annual Wild …

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Arts & Entertainment for March 20 (11)

March 20, 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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Elisa Storke Memorial Dodgeball Tournament supports local youth (12)

March 19, 2015 — 

Last year’s standing-room-only crowd has tossed the annual first responder dodgeball battle into a new venue. The Elisa Storke Memorial Dodgeball Tournament is 6 p.m. May 1 at the Douglas …

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Environmental and adventure film festival celebrates 10 years (13)

March 19, 2015 — 

Sierra Nevada Alliance, South Tahoe Earth Day Committee and Patagonia Lake Tahoe host Lake Tahoe’s Premier Environmental & Adventure Film Festival benefitting the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership.The 10th annual Wild …

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Arts & Entertainment for March 13 (14)

March 13, 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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Knights of Columbus host golf tournament (15)

March 13, 2015 — 

The chance to play golf on Lake Tahoe’s lakeside Edgewood Golf Course for half the regular price comes only every other year and it sells out fast. The St. Gall …

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Women in History nominees announced (16)

March 12, 2015 — 

Early in 2007 I was asked by members of the Douglas County Historical Society to write a column for the museum. In July of that year The Record-Courier started printing …

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Little Miss & Mr. Douglas County Pageant crowns 15 new titleholders (17)

March 10, 2015 — 

The Little Miss & Mr. Douglas County Pageant took place Feb. 28 at the Dance Workshop Performing Arts Center in Minden. Twenty-eight contestants competed and 15 titles were awarded along …

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Valley Christian Fellowship hosts Italian-themed dinner theatre (18)

March 10, 2015 — 

Violin-touting gangsters are encouraged at the Valley Christian Fellowship’s fourth annual dinner theatre. Offering both a matinee and dinnertime showing, “Laugh” shows 7 p.m. March 20 and 2 p.m. March …

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Pinyon Trail grand opening March 14 (19)

March 6, 2015 — 

The Carson Valley Trails Association will host the grand opening of the new Pinyon Trail at 10 a.m. March 14. The Pinyon Trailhead is located 6.7 miles east of Gardnerville …

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Arts & Entertainment for March 6 (20)

March 6, 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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