Upcoming Christmas events in the Valley

Staff Reports

Minden Christmas

The Tahoe-Douglas Elks annual spaghetti feed and Christmas tree bingo is 5 p.m. Friday at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Dinner is $6 for adults, $4 for children 10 and younger. The Four Preps perform at 5 p.m. Bingo is played after the gazebo lighting at 6 p.m.

The Weihnachts German Christmas marketplace is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the COD Garage on Esmeralda Avenue. Free photos with Santa on Friday. Crafts, decorations, food, entertainment. Information, Roxanne Stangle, 782-2444.

Genoa Christmas

The Town of Genoa hosts caroling and a Christmas tree lighting 5:30 p.m. Friday. Refreshments available. Expect a visit from Santa.

Breakfast with Santa Claus is 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday in the Genoa Community Center. On the menu is pancakes, sausage, orange juice, cocoa and coffee. Tickets are $5 adults, $2.50 children. Bring your camera for photos with Santa. Information, 782-8696.

Holiday Gala at museum

The Douglas County Historical Society's 14th annual Gallery of Trees is Saturday at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. The annual event features the Gallery of Trees, cookie walk, gingerbread houses on display, photos with Santa, and book store sale. Information, historicnevada.org or 782-2555.

Parade of Lights

The 15th annual Parade of Lights is 5 p.m. Saturday. The parade route is on Highway 395 from Lampe Park in Gardnerville to Minden Park. Information, 782-8144.


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