For Arts & Entertainment:
Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Caryn Haller at email@example.com, at 782-5121, ext. 210 or by fax, 782-6132.
On The Fly plays 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today. Open mic hosted by Dean Brownell 2-6 p.m. Sunday. Karoake by Anthony Janssen 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Saturdays. Free pool 6 p.m.-close, ladies drink specials Tuesdays. Hangout Night 9 p.m. Thursdays with DJ music. Gourmet Bloody Mary specials all day Sunday. Happy hour drink specials 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, call general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.
Jethro's Live this week
Karaoke with Anthony Janssen 8 p.m. Thursdays. Baker Street plays 8 p.m. Saturday at Jethro's Bar & Grill, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-2215 or www.jethrosbarandgrill.com.
Praise in the Park 5:30 p.m. today at Lampe Park. Night features bands Once Refused, LifePoint worship band, Josiah Hejney and I Am They. Food tent available. Information, 265-4100.
Live entertainment and dancing returns to Sharkey's. Joey Carmon band performs 9 p.m. today at Sharkey's, 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.
DJ Karaoke night 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. first and third Friday of the month. Monte Carlo night second and fourth Saturday of the month. Extreme bowling every Friday and Saturday at Silver Strike Lanes, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-5454.
At Buona Sera
International wine dinner 5:30 p.m. Saturday with guest speaker Scott Nowakowski, area manager for Kobrand Wine and Spirits and a certified specialist in wine. Harp music by Mary Margaret Niebuhr and vocals by Claire Humphrey, 6-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar, 1799 Ironwood Dr., Unit B, Minden. Information, 783-3211.
Carson Valley Arts Council
A pinhole photography exhibit by Nancy Raven is 10 a.m.-5 p.m., through Sept. 13 at the Carson Valley Arts Council, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. An artist reception is 4-7 p.m. today with a demonstration by Raven. Information, 782-4149.
Main Street Event Show & Shine 10 a.m.-10 p.m. today and Saturday in downtown Minden. Live music featuring The Cut-Ups and Route 66, vendors, contests. Information, (775) 690-3680.
Acoustic Solution plays 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Minden farmers market on Esmeralda Avenue.
Flight Restaurant and Bar
Suspect Terrain performs 8:30 p.m. today. Ladies night with karaoke 8 p.m.-close Wednesdays. Open mic night with Dan Cypher & Strange Sustain 8:45 p.m.-close Thursdays at 2244 Meridian Blvd. Information, 782-1333.
Live entertainment at CVI
Entertainment presented in the Carson Valley Inn's Cabaret Lounge 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday- Wednesday, and 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays. Jon Washington's Sounds of the Fortunes perform 8, 9:30 and 11 p.m. today and Saturday. The Inn's 28th Birthday Celebration on Sunday features a free outdoor Johnny Lee concert at 7 p.m. Information, cvinn.com or 783-6606.
Magic at Saletti's
Live entertainment of close-up table side magic by Thomas Wiese 6-8 p.m. Fridays at Saletti's Restaurant & Bar, 1623 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 782-2500.
Minden Food Co.
Wesley O. performs 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday at Minden Food Co., in downtown Minden.
GE Family Concert Series returns to Minden Park with Shane Dwight 6 p.m. Aug. 24.
Performing Arts Project
The Performing Arts Project is accepting new students for their ballet, tap, lyrical, hip-hop, modern, tumbling, martial arts, Mommy and Me and aerial silks. All ages and skill levels welcome at 2556 Precision Drive, Minden. Information, 267-4446 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
88 Cups and More
Acoustic jazz band The Minor Groove Quartet plays 7 p.m. every first Friday of the month. Open mic night with dinner specials 5-7 p.m. every third Friday. Participants may play music, recite poetry, prose or performance art at 88 Cups and More, 1663 Lucerne st. in the Minden Village. Information, 783-0688.
Concerts in the Park
Cherie and John Shipley play smooth jazz 5 p.m., Sunday at Genoa Community Park. Concert is free. Information, 782-8696.
Thirst Parlor happenings
The Genoa Bar, Nevada's Oldest Thirst Parlor, offers free juke box 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Free pool and ladies night drink specials 6-10 p.m. every Thursday. Open mic Fridays. Happy hours 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Genoa Bar is a nonsmoking establishment. Information, 782-3870.