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June 7, 2013
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Welcome to Carson Valley Days

It has been 60 years since Carson Valley Day added an “S” to its name and more time to the schedule. Saturday, marks the 60th Carson Valley Days to be celebrated in a row, making it the most consistent of Douglas County events. Founded in 1910 as a celebration of Minden-Gardnerville’s agricultural productivity, the Valley’s biggest party hasn’t always had a parade, or even been celebrated during the day. It wasn’t until 1946 before the celebration picked up a rhythm we would recognize today. After nine years, when the celebration started at 9 a.m. and would last until midnight, adding …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 7, 2013 09:16AM Published Jun 7, 2013 09:16AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.