Halloween events in Carson Valley

Staff Reports

Haunted Weekend. Haunted Weekend sponsored by the Douglas County Historical Society and Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce is Oct. 22-25. Ghost walks and tours in Minden, Gardnerville and Genoa. Information, 782-2555.

Spooky stories at the library. Tilly the Witch reads spooky stories for children 4 and older at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Douglas County Public Library in Minden. Library Services Coordinator Carol Nageotte, aka Tilly, reads from "Making Friends with Frankenstein: A Book of Monstrous Poems and Pictures," by Colin McNaughton and "The Spook Matinee: and Other Scary Poems for Kids," by George Ulrich and ends with "Spider on the Floor." Other library books, special pop-up books, and a flashlight story featured. Children may dress in Halloween costumes for this fun event.

The library is at 1625 Library Lane, Minden. Information, douglas.lib.nv.us or 782-9841.

Nevada Day. State and local governments are closed Oct. 30 in observance of Nevada Day. The parade in Carson City is Oct. 31.

Halloween Celebration. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office Trick or Treat Safety Street will be 3-8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Prizes, contests and plenty of candy from local business and merchants. Cost is a $2 cover charge for each participating child. Information, 782-8153.

Harvest Festival. Calvary Chapel's Harvest Festival is 5 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Pinenut Road in Gardnerville. Free food, drinks, games, candy, cake walk and live entertainment. Admission is two bags of candy per family. Non-frightening costumes encouraged. Information, 265-3259.

Halloween Party. Minden-Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 hosts a Halloween party and pot luck dinner Oct. 31. Bar open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Dance to music by Dave Fabrizio. Cost is $10 plus a food dish. The lodge is at 1276 Pit Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Reservations and dish sign-ups, Peter Engle, 265-1764.

Haunted Places. Spirit tours at the Dake House and the White House in Genoa begin at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31. This is not a fright night. Admission $7. Information, 782-4951.


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