Young at Heart holiday craft fair 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Food and drinks for sale. Raffles, bake sale. Information, 265-2312, or 783-6455.
Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley annual turkey bingo noon-2 p.m., 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Saturday in the CVIC Hall, Minden. Information, Sondra Condron, 782-9534.
East Fork Gallery Christmas Reception, noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 1 at the East Fork Gallery, Gardnerville. Information, 782-7629.
Carson Valley Christmas Season Kick-Off, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at Heritage Park, sponsored by the Town of Gardnerville. Information, 782-7134.
Home Ranch for the Holidays Dec. 5-8 at the Dangberg Home Ranch, 1450 Highway 88, Minden. Information, 783-9417.
German Christmas Marketplace, 4-8 p.m. Dec. 6-7, Esmeralda Avenue in Minden will resemble streets of old fashion villages in Germany for Christmas shopping and food. Information, Roxanne Stangle, 782-2444.
Christmas in Genoa, 5 p.m. Dec. 6, caroling, Christmas tree lighting, Santa visit and refreshments. Information, 782-8696.
Lighting of the Minden gazebo and tree, Dec. 6, live music, and a very special visitor. Information, Roxanne Stangle, 782-2444
Tahoe-Douglas Elks spaghetti dinner and Christmas tree bingo Dec. 6 in the CVIC Hall. Dinner 5 p.m., bingo following Christmas tree lighting. Cost, $9 adults, $5 children ages 10 and younger.
Toccata Orchestra and Chorus performs 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at St. Gall Catholic Church. Tickets, $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Children and students $5. Information, 782-8207, or www.cvartscouncil.com.