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Dining at Jethro's April 25 benefits historical society

Next weekend is our Second Hand Rose Fashion Show and Sale, salad and dessert bar etc. Ticketholders, line up at the door at 11 a.m. for shopping like you have never seen. You will have the opportunity to buy the most exquisite clothing for the lowest prices imaginable. Nonticketholders, get here at 11:30 a.m. and we'll throw open the doors and let you in on our bargains. We are talking designer clothing. We have seen labels like Coldwater Creek going for a song.

Our salad and dessert bar luncheon for ticketholders will start at 12:30 p.m. We are sorry that we can't accommodate any more than have already purchased tickets, but next year we hope you get your tickets early. After the luncheon, there will be a fashion show featuring some of the best of the clothing available to purchase. Nonticketholders will be able to enjoy the show standing to the sides of the main gallery and you may purchase beverages if you choose. Saturday the 21st will be a great time and we're looking forward to seeing you there.

Don't stop there. While you're at the museum, grab a flyer for Jethro's and dine out on April 25, and Jethro's will donate a portion of your check back to the Historical Society. If you haven't been to Jethro's, you are in for a real treat. It is an excellent restaurant and sports bar featuring great food and atmosphere for all. Don't miss this chance to treat yourself to a great meal while giving something back to your local museums.

The third annual Genoa Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival is scheduled for April 26 through April 29. Though the official opening celebration for the Courthouse Museum in Genoa is set for May 12, our doors will be open during the festival for your viewing pleasure. Come in and visit us during the festival and come back on May 12, for our grand summer opening festivities.

May 10, is the next Lecture Series featuring Bob Stewart telling us the story of the Grosh brothers who are thought to be the first discoverers of silver on the Comstock. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the lecture starts at 7 p.m. As always, our members attend free of charge; $3 per person for non-members.

On Mother's Day, Sunday May 13, from 8 to 11 a.m. the Carson Valley Lion's Club is hosting a Mother's Day pancake breakfast in the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center's parking lot. The proceeds will benefit DCHS. Stop by for breakfast and join in the fun.

Upcoming events in June include our annual Chautauqua in the Park, and the Pony Express Re-ride in Genoa. Also we will be hosting our first of the summer flea markets which will include the sale of our collection of Olympic pins and other Olympic collectibles. Summers are fun at DCHS.

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