Arts & Entertainment for Oct. 29

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

Halloween party with costume contest, drink specials and music by Big Bad Wolf tonight, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Benefit party for Chuck Battle is 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday. Karaoke hosted by Dale Jantzen. 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.

Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville.

Information, general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.

Harvest festival through October at Corley Ranch

The sixth annual Carson Valley Harvest Festival is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every weekend in October at the Corley Ranch, 859 Highway 395, a mile south of Pinenut Road in Gardnerville. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and children 3 to 17, free for children 2 and younger. Information,

Exhibit at Dangberg Home Ranch

An exhibit of historic clothing and accessories is noon to 4 p.m. today through Sunday and Nov. 6 and 7, at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park, 1450 Highway 88, Minden. Information, 783-9417.

Topaz Lodge music

Unusual Suspects play, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. today and Saturday, in the Topaz Lodge Lounge, 1979 Highway 395, Gardnerville, Information, 266-3338 or

Play continues

Pau-Wa-Lu Players present "Murder's in the Heir," 7 p.m. today and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, 701 Long Valley, Gardnerville Ranchos. Tickets, (775) 219-3577 or


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.

Karaoke Rockstarz with live band and backup singers, 8 p.m. Wednesdays.

Room to Move, Nov. 4-6.

The Carson Valley Inn is on Highway 395 in Minden. Information,

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.

Brenn Hill at CVIC Hall

The Carson Valley Arts Council presents Western performer Brenn Hill, 6 p.m. today, at the CVIC Hall, Minden. Admission is $20, or $17 for members. Information, 782-8207 or The arts council hosts a free children's outreach performance of singer Brenn Hill, 1-2 p.m. today, at the Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Call for artists

The Carson Valley Art Association's Scholarship Benefit Show is Nov. 4-7 in the CVIC Hall in Minden. This is a judged show with cash prizes and ribbons awarded in seven media, Best in Show and People's Choice.

Receiving is 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 5, with an artists' reception with snacks and beverages at 6-8 p.m.

Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 6, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 7, with a raffle 2-3 p.m. for prizes donated by local businesses. Pickup is 3-4 p.m. Nov. 7. The show enables CVAA to award scholarships to Douglas High School continuing art students.

For show rules and registration forms, contact Ron Clarke at

or 782-8035.

Art classes at 88 Cups

Mark Tompkins offers ongoing painting classes in watercolor, oil or acrylics, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, at 88 Cups Coffee and Tea, 1663 Lucerne St., Minden Village. Cost is $25 per class. Information, 783-4046.

Lone Tree art courses

Lone Tree Gallery in Minden offers ongoing classes and workshops by local artists in various media. Weekly art instruction includes oil painting with Greg Drinkwine and watercolor with Don Fotine. Workshops offered include watercolor painting, weaving, gourd art and landscape painting. Information on course content, instructors, material lists and costs at or 782-2522.


Ballroom dance Nov. 7

A four-month series of ballroom dance taught by Larry Ward begins Nov. 7 at Genoa Town Hall. Classes are 7-9 p.m. Sundays through graduation on Feb. 27. Learn cha-cha, waltz, fox trot, salsa, East Coast swing, Texas two-step, American tango and night club two-step. Each session is $10 for adults and $8 for teens.

A night of ballroom dancing to music by Don & Nadine is 7-10 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Genoa Town Hall. Public dancing is offered the third Saturday of the month. Cost is $8 per person. Information, Larry Ward, (775) 461-0474.


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