Carson Valley Halloween happenings

Staff Reports

Harvest festival at Corley Ranch

The sixth annual Carson Valley Harvest Festival is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Sunday 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. Events include the ShowBiz Kids talent showcase at noon Saturday, corn maze at 7-9 p.m. Saturday, and Halloween costume contest, 3 p.m. Sunday. Information,

Haunted Doll House

The Students Taking on Prevention (STOP) Haunted Doll House is 5-9 p.m. today in the culinary room at Douglas High School. Admission is $4, or $3 with a canned food item to benefit Backpack Buddies.

Dake House Spirit Tour

The annual Dake House Spirit Tour begins 7 p.m. Saturday at 2242 Main St., Genoa. Thin Veil Investigators give tours of the house, built in 1872 by Genoa's first undertaker. Guides give an explanation of the spirit painting and give tours of the undertaking parlor. The Dake House, home of Antiques Plus, is listed in the "Encyclopedia of Haunted Places," and has been featured in "Unsolved Mysteries" and on News Channel 8. Bring flashlights and cameras. Refreshments served. Cost is $7. Information, 782-4951.

Trinity festival Sunday

Celebrate Nevada Day, Halloween and Reformation Day at Trinity Lutheran Church's Harvest Festival, 2:30-5 p.m. Sunday. Children's games, food, and candy. Non-threatening costumes are welcome. Worship music at the Sierra Spirit Praise Service at 5 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church is at 1480 Douglas Ave., Gardnerville. Information, 782-8153.

Trick or Treat Safety Street

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office's 17th annual Trick or Treat Safety Street is 3-8 p.m. Sunday in Minden's CVIC Hall. Costume contests. Admission of $2 per child includes a raffle ticket for prizes. Proceeds benefit Douglas County youth services. Information, 783-6441.

Calvary festival Sunday

Calvary Chapel's Harvest Festival is 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Pinenut Road. Free food, drinks, games, candy, cookie decorating, cake walk, live entertainment. Admission is suggested donation of two unopened bags of candy per family. Non-frightening costumes encouraged. Information, 265-3259.


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