A century ago, Carson Valley didn't celebrate Carson Valley Days. The big celebration in 1910 took so much out of residents that they didn't try it again until 1913.
Back in those days, there weren't quite 2,000 people living in the whole county, according to the 1910 census. Even if most of those folks were living in the central Valley, there were still fewer people to do the work than there are watching the parade these days.
The Carson Valley Days celebration has evolved and changed over the past century.
Someone who was transported to the present day from 1946, …