David John and the Comstock Cowboys provide music for the annual Candy Dance dinner dance, 4-10 p.m. Sept. 26, in Genoa Town Park. Opening entertainment by Lacy J. Dalton.
Trimmer Ranch No. 1 caters the ranch-style barbecue dinner of roast beef and chicken, with Basque-style beans, salad, rolls and dessert by J.T. Basque Bar & Dining Room. No-host bar opens at 4 p.m. Dinner at 5:30 p.m.
Purchase dinner dance tickets by Sept. 21 at $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and younger. Dance only tickets are $15, available in advance and at the door.
Tickets available 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Genoa Town Office or at the Dancing Deer, the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Information about purchasing by mail at www.genoanevada.org or 782-8696.
The 89th annual Genoa Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Faire is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27. The fair features art and crafts, food and activity booths and 4,000 pounds of Genoa's homemade candy. Admission is free. Parking in designated lots is $5.
Volunteers are needed to help make homemade candy for the Candy Dance Arts and Crafts Faire, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, at the Genoa Town Office.
Veteran candy makers Marian Vassar and Betty Bourne will be on hand to share their methods for making fudge and peanut brittle. All are welcome to continue the candy-making tradition. Information, Marian Vassar, 782-4584.