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At Buckaroos this week
Buckaroos is closed Christmas Day.
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.
New Year's Eve party, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., with favors and champagne toast at midnight and music by Wild Card.
Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, call general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.
Centerfield Sports Bar & Grill, 1328 Highway 395 in Gardnerville, hosts a New Year's Eve party with music by DJ Red. Karaoke, 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Information, 782-1902.
New Year's Eve party at Topaz Lodge, 1979 Highway 395 South, Gardnerville, includes an Alaskan king crab buffet at 5-10 p.m. with music with Rush Hour beginning at 8 p.m. Lodging specials available at 266-3338 or (800) 962-0732.
Sharkey's New Year's party
Celebrate New Year's in roaring '20s style with music by Lucky Diamond and the Gents O' Jive, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. New Year's Eve, at Sharkey's Casino, 1440 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres in the casino at 10 p.m. with a $500 balloon drop at midnight. Information, 782-3133.
Entertainment at CVI
Perfect Circle plays in the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge through Saturday and Shake, Rattle 'n' Roll plays Dec. 29 through Jan. 3. NFL Football plays in the Cabaret Lounge on Sunday day games and for Monday Night Football.
Migrating from Chicago, Gary Douglas on guitar and bass and Kevin Tokarz on keyboard and bass performed at the CVI in the mid-'80s. Vocalist Terry Gerard rounds out Perfect Circle. The band plays four 45-minute shows on the half-hour starting at 8:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, and five 45-minute shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Shake, Rattle 'n' Roll recreates rock 'n' roll of the '50s, '60s and '70s with a song list of more than 500 classic hits. The band is Steve Baldwin on lead vocals, Andy Highhouse on guitar, Michael Tucker on bass and vocals, Alan Zucker on drums and Bill Crane on keyboards and vocals. Shake, Rattle 'n' Roll plays four 45-minute shows starting at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and with five 45-minute shows starting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday.
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 Night Football.
Carson Valley Inn offers Christmas and New Year's Eve dinner specials in Fiona's Bar and Grill and Katie's Country Kitchen. Make reservations for Fiona's at 783-6650.
Carson Valley Inn is on Highway 395 in Minden. Information, 782-9711 or cvinn.com
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.
Genoa Bar's Unplugged New Year's Eve begins with music by Foothill Road at 8 p.m. Dec. 31. Party like it's 1899 with no electric lights, no juke box, no slot machines. Champagne toast at midnight, party favors. Information, 782-3870.
New Year in Genoa
The Town of Genoa Recreation Events Committee hosts a New Year's Eve party, 8:30 p.m. in the Genoa Town Hall. Cost of $25 per person includes party favors, entertainment, dancing, two drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Event catered by Genoa Country Store owner Ron Benedetti. Music by Time Warp DJ Chuck Baldauskas. Suggested attire is formal or historic Western costume. Purchase tickets by Monday at the town offices, 2289 Main St. Information, 782-8696.