Arts and Entertainment for Dec. 17

The deadline is noon Wednesday to submit local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact People Editor Sharlene Irete at sirete@record or 782-5121, ext. 210.


At Buckaroos this week

Nevada Hazzurd plays tonight, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Beer pong 7 p.m. Saturday.

Bloody Mary and Rolling Rock draft specials from 10 a.m. Sunday.

Happy hour drink specials, 10 a.m. to noon and 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Karaoke with Dale Jantzen, 8-11 p.m. every Wednesday.

Christmas Eve party with food served Dec. 24. Closed Christmas Day.

New Year's Eve party with music by Big Bad Wolf, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Free party favors and champagne toast at midnight.

Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville.

Information, general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.

TOAD presents 'Mulan Jr.'

TOAD presents Disney's "Mulan Jr.," 7 p.m. today and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, 701 Long Valley Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Tickets $10 adults, $8 students and seniors, available at or (775) 219-3577.

New Year's Eve dance gala

The Gardnerville Council of the Knights of Columbus New Year's Eve Dance Gala at the St. Gall Pastoral Center features the 16-piece Sierra Swing Band of Reno. Doors open 8 p.m., music at 9 p.m. Table snacks and a no-host bar available. Hors d'oeuvres served at 10 p.m. and champagne at midnight. Tickets are $30 per person, available at the church office, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Information, 782-2852.

'Cinderella' auditions

Auditions for TOAD's stage production of Disney's "Cinderella" are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 8 at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, 701 Long Valley Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Students age 5-11 should prepare a one-minute song. Rehearsals begin Jan. 9. Performances are March 25-27 and April 1-3. Tuition is $100. Financial assistance available. Sign up for auditions with TOAD Artistic Director Kris Garrett, or (775) 219-3577.


Live entertainment at CVI

Entertainment presented in the Carson Valley Inn's Cabaret Lounge, 6-10 p.m. Tuesday, and 7 p.m. to midnight Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Tracy Bing through Saturday.

NFL Football on Sunday and Monday, with drawings, food and draft specials.

Paul Covarelli entertains Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

The Robeys Trio, Dec. 23-25.

Vegas Road Show, Dec. 30 and 31.

Christmas Day and New Year's Eve dining specials in Katie's 24-hour restaurant and CV Steak steakhouse. The Carson Valley Inn is on Highway 395 in Minden. Information at or 783-6606.


Acoustic Solution plays 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight at Indigo Restaurant & Bar, 1665 Lucerne St. in Minden Village.

JD Hannel & the Unabashed featuring Joel Hannel and Billy Lanhom play 7 p.m. Saturday.

Open mic jam night hosted by Dean Brownell is 8 p.m. Thursdays.

Magic and music at Saletti's

Live entertainment of close-up table side magic by Thomas Wiese, and the music of classical guitarist George Hanepen is featured 6-9 p.m. Fridays at Saletti's Restaurant & Bar, 1623 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 782-2500.

At Buona Sera

Harp music by Mary Margaret Niebuhr and vocals by Claire Humphrey, 6-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar, 1799 Ironwood Dr., Unit B, Minden.

David Jobe plays jazz guitar in the bar for extended happy hour, 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Venetian Masquerade and dinner dance benefit for the Family Support Council and Carson Valley Community Food Closet, Dec. 31. Jazz, bossa nova, rock 'n' roll and blues music by Greenwood & Steele, who backed Paul McCartney in Truckee. Cost, at least $75 per person. Drop off donations until Jan. 31 of size 4 and 5 diapers, food, coffee, copy paper, tissue, paper towels and toilet paper. Information, 783-3211.

Music at 88 Cups

Ten Dollar Pony plays folk/rock music, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, at 88 Cups Coffee & Tea, 1663 Lucerne St., Unit B, in Minden Village.

Rick Diaz sings songs from his "My Memories of Christmas" CD, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 23.

Ring in the New Year with Russel Ketenjian and guests, beginning at 6 p.m. Dec. 31. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Information, 783-0688.


Thirst Parlor happenings

The Genoa Bar, Nevada's Oldest Thirst Parlor, offers a free juke box 6 p.m. Tuesdays and free pool 6- p.m. Wednesdays. Happy hour specials, 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information, 782-3870.


Book signing at Borders

Book signing event for "Jack the Dog: And His Boy" by Victor Brodt with C.S. Case, 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Borders Books, 911 Topsy Lane, Carson City. Information,


Holiday ballet

The Sierra Ballet Theatre's "Madeline's Christmas" holiday show is 7 p.m. today and Saturday at the MontBleu Theater in Stateline. Ticket information, 588-3515.

Christmas skating show

The Tahoe Figure Skating Club and the South Tahoe Ice Arena host "Holiday on Ice," 5:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, at the South Tahoe Ice Arena, 1170 Rufus Allen Blvd. Free admission. Local and regional figure skaters perform to Christmas songs. Performances by the Hockey League, Skate School and Santa and Mrs. Claus. Dress warmly. Information, (530)541-6262.


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