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Spotlight for Sept. 1, 2017

August 31, 2017 — GARDNERVILLE Storytelling. The Douglas County Museum & Cultural Center's storytelling will join the Saturday Family Day Event. A storytelling of "What I did this summer" is set for Saturday at the center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Doors open at 1 p.m. Stories begin at 1:30 […]

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Grand Funk Railroad will help Stateline party down Oct. 21

August 26, 2017 — In celebration of a 48-year milestone, Grand Funk Railroad is coming to your town to help you party down. Known as "The American Band," this high-energy five-piece group will play live at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa on Oct. 21. Show time is 8 p.m. […]

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Spotlight for Aug. 25, 2017

August 24, 2017 — MINDEN Concert in the park. The GE family summer concert series' final performance is "Rad Moon Rising" 6-8 p.m. Friday at Minden Park. "Rad Moon Rising" is a Southern California Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute Band. For more information, contact the Douglas County Parks & Recreation […]

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Tickets on sale for Dec. 2 Jonny Lang concert at MontBleu

August 21, 2017 — Since the release of his debut album, Grammy Award-winning Jonny Lang has built a reputation as one of the best live performers and guitarists of his generation. Now, in support of the Sept. 8 North American release of his new studio album, Signs, Lang will […]

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Spotlight for Aug. 11, 2017

August 21, 2017 — GARDNERVILLE Under the Stars. The Douglas County Library Foundation presents an evening under the stars storytelling with Jim Cogan 5-9 p.m. Saturday at the Jacob's Family Berry Farm, 1335 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. $50 per person in advance. Dinner provided, no host bar and live and […]

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Rockabilly band wraps up Dangberg concerts

August 21, 2017 — In the final concert of the 2017 Dangberg Summer Festival, Sacramento area band Todd Morgan and the Emblems will bring '50s, '60s and Rockabilly style music to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31. Led by singer-songwriter and musician Morgan, the band's […]

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Spotlight for Aug. 18, 2017

August 21, 2017 — GARDNERVILLE 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, HistoricNV.org. Health Fest. Carson Valley Medical Center's […]

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Spotlight for Aug. 4, 2017

August 21, 2017 — GARDNERVILLE Rummage Sale. The St. Gall Catholic Church's annual rummage sale is set for 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. today and 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Clothes, furniture, sporting goods, housewares, boutique, seasonal, antiques and more. Donuts, coffee, hot dogs […]

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Dangberg hosts Sparks Chautauqua Wednesday

August 20, 2017 — Former Director of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs Michael E. Fischer will portray Nevada's 10th governor, John Sparks, at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Sparks was born in Mississippi on Aug. 30, 1843. Sparks' education was limited and attained in the […]

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‘Women and the Pony Express’ topic on Saturday morning

August 18, 2017 — Author Melba J. Ray-Leal will speak on her book "Women and the Pony Express" in a free event 10 a.m. Saturday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. The Pony Express was a relay of horses and riders which delivered express mail during 1860 and […]

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Buffalo Bill’s Wild West rides at Dangberg

August 18, 2017 — Buffalo Bill's Wild West returns to Dangberg Historic Park 11 a.m. Aug. 26 as the park's final major event of the 2017 Dangberg Summer Festival. The show features Buffalo Bill Cody, Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Annie Oakley, the Pony Express, The Mayfield Gang and […]

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Minden-Tahoe Aviation Roundup features Canadian air team

August 18, 2017 — Canada's CF-18 Demo Team will be performing at the Douglas County Aviation Roundup on Oct. 7-8 at Minden Tahoe Airport. The team's modified Hornet aircraft are painted with the Canadian maple leaf in honor of Canada's 150th birthday. "The team is an invaluable addition to […]

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Dangberg features traditional Irish music Thursday night

August 14, 2017 — Ciana will perform traditional Irish and Celtic music 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. With fiddles, mandolin, guitars, and singers, Cíana performs tunes and songs from the Irish and Celtic tradition. Ciana combines fiery instrumentals and musical tales of life, death, […]

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Author describes life at Nevada Orphan’s Home

July 30, 2017 — Author Bonnie Boice Nishikawa will speak on her book "The Nevada State Orphans/Children's Home: My Life as a 'Home" Kid'" at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park 10 a.m. Sunday. The Nevada State Orphans Home at Carson City was authorized in 1869 by the legislature […]

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Borg signs new book in Minden

July 22, 2017 — Acclaimed Tahoe mystery writer Todd Borg will be signing his new book at Shelby's Book Shoppe at 1663 Lucerne St. Ste. C at 6 p.m. Aug. 4. 88 Cups will be open and selling refreshments. "Payback Tahoe" is the 15th book in the Owen McKenna […]

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Dangberg hosts live concert on Thursday

July 16, 2017 — The Aurelia Chamber Players will perform at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The players have played together since 2014 and are comprised of concertmaster of the Reno Philharmonic, Dr. Ruth Lenz; pianist Nicholas Carthy; principal cellist of the Reno Philharmonic, […]

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Monroe exhibit June 21 at Alpine museum

July 14, 2017 — An art exhibit and reception celebrating the life and legacy of Alpine County artist Walt Monroe is 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Alpine County Museum. The exhibit includes historic paintings from private and other collections being shown for the first time. The exhibit is free, […]

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Dangberg hosts free Western Heritage celebration

July 14, 2017 — A free Western Heritage Celebration returns to the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on 11 a.m. Saturday. The event's second year will include a heritage quilting presentation, a Victorian dressing presentation, songs about local history and cowboy poetry, as well as gold panning and other […]

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Entertainment for June 16

June 21, 2017 — GARDNERVILLE Historic Barns. DCHS is hosting a tour of historic barns of the Carson Valley Saturday. The tour runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes six barns, an ice cream social plus free admission to both the Carson Valley Museum and Genoa's Courthouse […]

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Dangberg hosts storytelling weekend

June 20, 2017 — A weekend of storytelling brings a variety of talent to the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Saturday and Sunday. The featured tellers at this year's event are Willy Claflin, world-music percussion band The Batamba Collective, Mother Lode Storytelling Guild tellers Linda Kennedy and Joan […]

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