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.
DJ Clay plays 12:30-4:30 a.m. 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.The Bootleggers Band plays 8 p.m.-midnight Nov. 15 at 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.
Vickie Kingman teaches a fall watercolor class discussing basics and materials 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, through Nov. 13 at the UNR Cooperative Extension Building on Waterloo Lane. Fee is $35. Space is limited. Information, 265-0320.
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.
Acoustic Solution performs 6-8 p.m. today for the Carson Valley Art Association scholarship benefit show’s artists reception. Show hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday with raffle at 2 p.m. in the CVIC Hall, Minden. Information, 782-8035.
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. Stew Stewart performs today and Saturday. Brian Andrews presents his “King and Friends” show featuring Elvis and the people he performed with 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.
88 Cups and More
Open mic night with dinner specials 5-9 p.m. every Friday. Participants may play music, recite poetry, prose or performance art at 88 Cups and More, 1663 Lucerne Street in the Minden Village. Information, 783-0688.
Auditions for “Call Me Madam”
Auditions for Carson Valley Community Theatre’s Spring show, Irving Berlin’s “Call Me Madam,” a musical comedy, are 6-9 p.m. Dec. 11 and 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 14 with call backs 1 p.m. Dec. 14. Auditions will be at the Methodist Church on Centerville Lane 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. Information, Norris Edson at 782-3670.
Douglas High School play ‘Solicitation’ shows 7 p.m. today and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the school drama room. Cost, $10 general admission, $7 students and 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. Monday night football pizza party 5:30 p.m. Happy hours 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information, 782-3870.