For Arts & Entertainment:
Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Caryn Haller at firstname.lastname@example.org, at 782-5121, ext. 210 or by fax, 782-6132.
Cosmic Bugaloo plays 9 p.m.-1 a.m. today. Karaoke with Robert Miller 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday. Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, call general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.
Singer, song writer, guitarist Dave Medina performs songs from his CD “The Train Of Life” as well as songs by Jose Feliciano, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, America, Collective Soul and many others 5-8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Lentine’s Italian Restaurant,1488 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Reservations, 782-3777.
Live entertainment and dancing returns to Sharkey’s. Big Bad Wolf plays 8 p.m.-midnight today at 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.
Douglas County Senior Center offers a watercolor class 9 a.m.-noon the second and fourth Thursday for all levels. Cost, $20 per class includes materials and picture to take home. Information, Lada Trimble, 882-6061.
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 Pops Orchestra perform a free winter concert 7 p.m. Saturday in the CVIC Hall, Minden. Donations accepted. Beer, wine for sale. Raffle prizes.
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 and 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Steppen Stonz performs Broadway tunes, oldies, Motown and pop today and Saturday. Paul Covarelli performs Tuesday-Wednesday. 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.
Auditions for “Call Me Madam”
Auditions for Carson Valley Community Theatre’s Spring show, Irving Berlin’s “Call Me Madam,” a musical comedy, will be scheduled by appointment for 9 a.m.-noon Saturday with call backs at 1 p.m. Auditions will be at the Carson Valley United Methodist Church in Gardnerville. Roles are available for actors, singers and dancers ages 17 to 70, ranging from leads and featured roles to bit parts and a chorus. Non-singing roles are available as well. Show dates are March 21-30, 2014. To schedule an appointment, call Norris Edson at 782-3670. Walk-ins will be accommodated as time permits.
Douglas High School improv night 7 p.m. today and Saturday at the high school. Cost, $5 presale, $10 at the door. $7 students, seniors, staff.
1862 David Walley’s Restaurant and Saloon
Live music by Catfish Carl 5-9 p.m. Sundays. Happy Hour daily from 4-6 p.m., with drink specials and bar menu at 2001 Foothill Road, Genoa. Information, 783-0788 or www.1862davidwalleysrestaurantandsaloon.com.
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 8 p.m. Fridays. Happy hours 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information, 782-3870.
Christmas in the Sierra Concert, featuring the Comstock Cowboys, Saturday two shows 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Concert in the Genoa Town Hall. Tickets, $20. Information, 782-8696.