Arts & Entertainment for Dec. 4

Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact People Editor Sharlene Irete at or 782-5121, ext. 210.


At Buckaroos this week

The Rustlers play tonight, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. The band covers hard-core country music by Montgomery Gentry, Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn and Dierks Bently. The Carson City-based band is Ev Musselman on guitar and lead vocals, Larry Goldman on bass and vocals, Brian Williams on lead guitar and vocals, Jim Park on pedal steel guitar and Russ Hohenberger on drums and vocals.

Going away party for Marine Staff Sgt. Shaine Estes and Lacee, 2 p.m. Saturday.

Ted Nagel hosts karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays. Draft and drink specials.

Gourmet Bloody Marys served from 10 a.m. Sunday.

Free pool and house matches juke box, 6 p.m. to close on Wednesdays.

Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.

From Centerfield

Live DJ at 9 p.m. tonight and Saturday.

Karaoke, 8 p.m. Wednesdays.

Martini Marie's martini specials, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Centerfield Sports Bar & Grill, 1328 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-1902.

'Scrooge' opens tonight

Pau-Wa-Lu Players present "Scrooge, the Musical," featuring students, staff, teachers and administration from the Douglas County School District. Performances are 7 p.m. today and Saturday, and Dec. 11, 12 and 2 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 13 at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, 701 Long Valley Road in the Gardnerville Ranchos.

Desserts available include pumpkin, pecan and apple pie, chestnuts roasting, hot cider, and carolers. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children and seniors, available at or (775) 219-3577.

Holiday reception Sunday

The East Fork Gallery hosts their 30th annual holiday reception, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. The gallery features original artwork by regional artists. Raffle drawing 4 p.m. Dec. 21 for an unframed giclee print by Janice Powell Shedd. Tickets are $1 each or $5 for six. The gallery is at 1503 Highway 395, Suite K, Gardnerville. Information, 782-7629.

Museum lecture Thursday

Stan Paher speaks about ghost towns and railroads of Lyon, Mineral, Esmeralda and northern Nye counties at the Douglas County Historical Society's lecture of the month, 7 p.m. Dec. 10, at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. The lecture series is on the second Thursday of the month. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3, free for historical society members. Information, 782-2555.

Singers wanted for community concert

Carson Valley United Methodist Church presents a community concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 13. The Carson Valley UMC Chancel Choir and area singers present excerpts from Handel's "Messiah," including the "Hallelujah Chorus." The choruses will be accompanied by the Carson Valley Sinfonia, conducted by John O'Neill. Choral ensemble directed by Dr. Stephen H. Farnsley. Mr. Mark Dorio is church accompanist.

Those wishing to participate are encouraged to attend as many rehearsals as possible. Rehearsals are 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Dress rehearsal is 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 12 in the sanctuary of Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Information, 782-4600.

Celebrate world music at free concert

A free live drum and dance production of "Durga, A Celebration of Cultures and Music Around the World" is 6:30 p.m. Dec. 14 in the Carson Valley Methodist Church Conference Hall, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville.

The show features drummer and cultural music educator Liz Broscoe accompanied by guest drummers and dancers who perform Interactive rhythm and dances from Egyptian, African and Native American cultures. The show is appropriate for all ages. Children will have the opportunity to make and take home a rhythm shaker. Youth must be accompanied by an adult.

Information from Douglas County 4-H Youth Development Coordinator Shannon Montana, 782-9960. The event is sponsored by the Douglas County 4-H Leaders Council.


Entertainment at CVI

Blue Flame continues in the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge through Saturday, Major Link appears Dec. 11 and 12 and NFL Football plays in the Cabaret Lounge on Monday and Thursday nights. Live entertainment is presented with no cover and no minimum in five 45-minute shows on the half-hour starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Blue Flame is Melissa Dru on vocals, guitars and percussion and Mick Hampson on guitar and vocals. The duo brings sounds from all eras.

San Francisco Bay area band Major Link covers a range of popular music including pop, rhythm & blues and good ol' rock 'n' roll. The band is Terry Saunders on guitar and Mary Owens on keyboards and vocals.

NFL and college football plays in the Cabaret Lounge on Monday and Thursdays with big-screen action, food and beer specials and prize drawings.

The CVI Cafe Cabaret is open 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sundays and 5 p.m. until the end of the third quarter during Monday and Thursday Night Football.

Carson Valley Inn is on Highway 395 in Minden. Information, 782-9711 or

Toy exhibit at Dangberg Ranch

A holiday toy exhibit is noon to 4 p.m. today through Sunday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park, 1450 Highway 88 in Minden.

The exhibit features board and card games from the 1870s and 1880s and toys from the early 20th century including a homemade dollhouse, a small wood-burning cook stove, drop-front desk and a miniature tea cart. Also are dolls and toys, from 1900-45. The exhibit features a pianist playing the Dangbergs' 1916 grand piano.

Admission is $3 for adults and free for children 12 and younger. Information, or 783-9417.

Classical guitar trio at ArtBar on Dec. 11

The Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Holiday Concert features the Triada Trio, 7 p.m. Dec. 11, at the Copeland Cultural Arts Center ArtBar, 1572 Highway 395, Minden.

The show features classical guitar and holiday music by Triada, a trio of Bulgarian brothers. Performances include arrangements of J.S. Bach's "Brandenburg Concerto No. 3," "Greensleeves," selections from "The Nutcracker Suite," and the Vivaldi trio for lute, violin and basso continuo.

Advanced sale tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors 62 plus and $5 for students under 30.

Proceeds benefit the Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Society and the Carson Valley Arts Council. Tickets at or 781-0150.

Photo show at arts center

Carson Valley Photo Club's 2009 show runs through Dec. 12 at Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1573 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 265-7888.


Genoa Bar happenings

Nevada's Oldest Thirst Parlor, the Genoa Bar at 2282 Main St., offers a free juke box 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays and free pool 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Ladies night begins 6 p.m. Thursdays, with specials on ladies drinks and merchandise. Information, 782-3870.

Cowboys Christmas concert

Performances of "Christmas in the Sierra" by David John and the Comstock Cowboys are 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 19 at the Genoa Town Hall. Cost is $27 for dinner and concert, and $15 for concert only. Dinner of chili, baked potatoes and soft drink at 6:30-7:30 p.m. No-host bar. Event benefits the Genoa Events Committee. Tickets available at the Genoa Town office, 782-8696 or Wild Rose Inn, 782-5697.


Carson children's theater presents 'High School Musical 2'

Wild Horse Children's Theater presents Disney's "High School Musical 2" on Dec. 4-19 at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St., Carson City.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and $5 for age 12 and younger, and are available 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily at the Children's Museum, at 887-0438 or Information, 887-0438.

'Clara's Prayer' plays in Carson

The Performing Arts Project of Northern Nevada's holiday production of "Clara's Prayer," a Christian adaptation of "The Nutcracker," is performed 6:30 p.m. Dec. 19 and 2 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Brewery Arts Center, 511 W. King St., Carson City.

Tickets prices are $18 for adults and $12 for ages 5-12, available at or (775)883-1976. Information,m or 267-4446.


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