Silver and Sage to be played

Gather on the Capitol Plaza grounds after the parade to hear the Eagle Valley Middle School play the newest march written to honor statehood.

The concert version of the "Silver and Sage March" will also be performed at 3 p.m. Saturday in front of the Supreme Court buildings for a dedication ceremony there, he said. Lt. Governor Lorraine Hunt will be on hand for that event.

Carson Valley composer John O'Neill wrote a new march for the Nevada Day Committee with a grant from the Nevada Arts Council.

The Eagle Valley Middle School marching band will play an abbreviated version of the march during the parade which starts at 10 a.m., Saturday.

Following the band performance, an awards ceremony will take place with Abraham Lincoln (performed by Wally Earhart) giving a small speech before the dedication of the amphitheater on the capitol plaza grounds is dedicated.

Also scheduled to be present at the ceremony are Sens. Richard Bryan and Harry Reid, both Democrats.Mayor Ray Masayko, Gov. Kenny Guinn, and other state officials.

The amphitheater has been under construct since early this spring and is situated between the Capitol and the Supreme Court building.

Following the dedication ceremony, the awards ceremony for the parade will be conducted with President Lincoln making the presentations.

Prior to the dedication ceremony, the Carson City Community Band will give a concert which is scheduled to start at 2 p.m.


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