The deadline is noon Wednesday to submit local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact People Editor Sharlene Irete at sirete@record courier.com or
782-5121, ext. 210.
At Buckaroos this week
Christmas Eve party with food served tonight. Closed Christmas.
Bloody Mary and Rolling Rock draft specials 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.
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.
Auditions for 'Cinderella'
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, toad.vpweb.com or (775) 219-3577.
Chautauqua begins Jan. 11
Information meeting for Douglas County Historical Society's free Young Chautauqua program, 7 p.m. Jan. 11, at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Students research a character from history to present in the first person. Information, Grace Bower, 782-2555.
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.
Robeys Trio through Saturday.
NFL Football on Sunday and Monday, with drawings, food and draft specials.
Paul Covarelli entertains Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Vegas Road Show, Dec. 30-31.
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 cvinn.com or 783-6606.
Magic and music
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.
Russel Ketenjian plays blues guitar and oud in the bar for extended happy hour, 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday.
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. Tickets $75 each. 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
Ring in the New Year with Russel Ketenjian and guests, beginning at 6 p.m. Dec. 31, at 88 Cups Coffee & Tea, 1663 Lucerne St., Unit B, in Minden Village. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Information, 783-0688.
Workshops at Lone Tree
Jan Rollenhagen offers gourd art workshops, 1-4 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month starting Jan. 5 and continuing through May at Lone Tree Gallery in Minden. Cost of $36 per workshop includes materials and use of equipment. Other workshops include two-day pastel classes with Thaleia Georgiades on Jan. 7-8 and Jan. 14-15, silk painting with Louise Noel on Feb. 5. Classes include weekly oil painting with Greg Drinkwine, and private watercolor lessons with Don Fotine. Information on Lone Tree classes and workshops at www.lonetreegallery.net or 782-2522.
Acting workshop offered
Carson Valley Community Theatre hosts an acting workshop with producer, director, acting teacher and coach Peter Frisch, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 8 and 9, at the Carson Valley Arts Council Building, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. The class is open to 12 students. Cost is $150. Register with Lucille Rao, (775) 843-3493. Information, www.TheFrischStudio.com
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.