Spotlight for Aug. 18, 2017 |

Spotlight for Aug. 18, 2017


Anniversary Celebration. The Douglas County Historical Society celebrates the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center's 22nd anniversary 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Cake cutting at noon. The museum is at 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, 782-2555,

Health Fest. Carson Valley Medical Center's Family Health and Wellness Fest and the Tahoe Youth and Family Services Colorblast 5k is 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, at 1107 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, visit or call 782-1637.

Eclipse. Jim Sack, working with the the Gardnerville town staff is providing a solar enabled telscope for safe viewing of the elipse on Monday. The eclipse will start at 9:04 a.m. The view will depend on the weather and will take place at the parking lot of the Gardnerville Town Offices, 1407 Highway 395 N.


Summerfest. The Douglas Center for Hope and Healing's Summerfest is 4-8 p.m. today at Minden Park. Trippin' King Snakes and Jakota Wass perform, a silent auction, beer tasting, brats and hot dogs, and a car show. Cost, $25 beer tasting, $5 brats and hot dogs. Information, Jodi, 450-2826 or Amanda, 691-1955.

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Car Show. The 29th annual Main Street Events car show is set for today on Esmeralda Avenue, Minden. Sponsored by Napa Auto Parts, the event kicks off at 4 p.m. with a performance by "Mixed Company" beginning at 6 p.m. Information call Schiller, 721-8686.


Porch Parties. The Genoa Bar's Porch parties continue 2-6 .m. Sunday featuring " Trippin King Snakes" on the outside stage and a slushy rum runner bar. Porch parties are held the first and third Sunday of the month may through October.


Michael McDonald. Michael McDonald will perform 8 p.m. today in T.J's Coral at the Carson Valley Inn with hits as "Takin' It to the Streets," "Minute by Minute," "What a Fool Believes," "I Keep Forgettin'," "Yah Mo B There" and more. Information and tickets visit

Buddy Emmer Band. The Buddy Emmer Band will perform 8 p.m.-1 a.m. today and Saturday in the Cabaret Lounge at the Carson Valley Inn.

Jamie Rollins. Jamie Rollins will perform 6-10 p.m. Sunday and Monday in the Cabaret Lounge at the Carson Valley Inn.

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