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Heritage Park Gardens opens for 2015 growing season Saturday (1)

March 3, 2015 — 

A dozen brave volunteers came out in the 40-degree weather Saturday to prepare Heritage Park Gardens for its season opener this weekend.Community Gardening Day is 1-3 p.m. Saturday with activities …

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Douglas County libraries reward reading with burgers (2)

February 27, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Public Library is participating in the In-N-Out Burger Cover to Cover Club reading program starting March 7 and continuing through April 18. Children ages four to twelve …

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Bruce in the USA brings Springsteen to Harrah’s Lake Tahoe (3)

February 26, 2015 — 

The “ultimate celebration of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band’s legacy” will take the stage in the Harrah’s Lake Tahoe South Shore Room on Saturday.Bruce in the USA has …

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Women in History nominations due Sunday (4)

February 26, 2015 — 

Were you there? Did you see it? The opening weekend of the melodrama was fantastic. The audiences laughed and clapped and truly enjoyed themselves.If you didn’t see it, you still …

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Arts council hosts annual mystery dinner theater (5)

February 26, 2015 — 

The Carson Valley Arts Council and the Proscenium Players, Inc. host “Polter Heist,” a murder mystery dinner-theater show. The performance is March 13 at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden. …

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Celebrity dancers battle for Gotta Dance title (6)

February 24, 2015 — 

Tickets are sold out for the third annual Gotta Dance fundraiser to benefit Suicide Prevention Network of Douglas County.Supporters can still go online, however, and vote for dancers by purchasing …

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Crafters and vendors wanted for Sertoma event (7)

February 20, 2015 — 

Carson Valley Sertoma are looking for crafters and vendors for a craft and music fair. The 24th annual event is April 25-26 at TJ’s Corral at Carson Valley Inn in …

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Drama students qualify for state competition (8)

February 19, 2015 — 

Douglas High School drama students performed their way to the Nevada State Thespian Festival.Twenty schools competed at the Northern Nevada Regional Short Play and Theatre Festival at Damonte Ranch High …

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Douglas High art students honored in regional contest (9)

February 19, 2015 — 

Armed with a pink Barbie Polaroid camera, Taylor Arthur found her love for photography at age 4. Now a senior at Douglas High School, Taylor was one of the nearly …

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Tickets for tour and raptor dinner still available (10)

February 18, 2015 — 

Wildlife photographers and bird watchers still have a chance to take part in tours offered during the Eagles and Ag event Thursday-Sunday. Tickets for the highlight tour and a Falconers …

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Humphrey photo reception rescheduled (11)

February 16, 2015 — 

The artist reception for the John Humphrey art exhibit originally scheduled for Feb. 6 was cancelled due to the storm that occurred on that day. Carson Valley Art Council has …

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Carson Valley Photo Club announces February winners (12)

February 13, 2015 — 

The theme for the Carson Valley Photo Club’s February contest was Raptors and RanchesThere were 15 entries that were judged and critiqued by Chuck Diephuis. Nancy Hulsey took first place …

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Tickets on sale for Hawaiian duo Mamo (13)

February 12, 2015 — 

The fourth concert in Carson Valley Art Council’s 2014-15 concert series will feature music from Mamo.The concert is 7 p.m. Feb. 20 in the CVIC Hall in Minden. Doors open …

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Don’t be left out in the cold, get your melodrama tickets (14)

February 12, 2015 — 

What a weekend. Horrendous winds, a lot of rain and now we’re back to sunny. As they say about Nevada, “If you don’t like the weather, wait 10 minutes.”When we …

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Less than 30 tickets left for Cowboy Mardi Gras (15)

February 12, 2015 — 

Austin’s House and Carson City Toyota Scion invite the community to the seventh annual Cowboy Mardi Gras fundraiser 6-10 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Carson Valley Inn .Carson City Toyota …

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Stars of Tomorrow win cash for college (16)

February 11, 2015 — 

Spinning poi balls around your head is not an easy task. Relighting one in mid-spin is even harder.Whittel High School junior Dusty Winter found himself in this situation Saturday night …

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Tenth annual melodrama tickets going fast (17)

February 5, 2015 — 

The weather in Northern Nevada can be described as all or nothing – too much rain and snow or not enough to even dampen the ground. As we know, this …

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Snowshoe tour event returns to Hope Valley (18)

February 5, 2015 — 

Hosted by Friends of Snowshoe Thompson, the cross country ski and snowshoe tour will celebrate its 16th year.The annual Snowshoe Thompson Celebration Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Tour will be …

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Toccata features Stradivarius violin (19)

February 4, 2015 — 

Acclaimed violin virtuoso, Elizabeth Pitcairn will be the featured soloist with the Toccata Symphony Orchestra when it performs in the Shepherd of the Sierra Church 7 p.m. Wednesday. The program …

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Arts & Entertainment for Jan. 30 (20)

January 30, 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 …

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