In the spotlight for June 6 |

In the spotlight for June 6

Art Exhibit

An artist’s reception is 5-7 p.m. today at the Copeland Gallery, 1572 Highway 395, Minden for watercolorist Mechele Johnson. Her exhibit will be on display through July 31. Information, 782-8207.

Park Movie

“Frozen” shows at dusk today in Heritage Park. Free. Information,

Blood Drive

Blood drive 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Pulse Gym. Information, (775) 513-5931.

Work Day

Friends of Hope Valley‘s annual workday 9 a.m. Saturday at Pickett’s Junction (Hwy 88/Hwy 89). Bring work gloves, shovels, and fencing pliers. Information,, or 530-694-1701.

Family Day

The Douglas County Historical Society is offering free admission and a behind-the-scenes museum tour of the Carson Valley Museum and Visitors Center 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Children’s activities. Information, 782-2555 or

Street Fair

The 29th annual Carson Valley spring fair 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday on Esmeralda Avenue, Minden. Live music, vendors, Inliner car show. Information, Roxanne, 782-2444, or Kregg, 292-9214.

Barbecue Cookoff

Family Support Council’s Grillin’ & Chillin’ BBQ & Blues Cookoff 5 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Park, Gardnerville. Tickets, $25. Information, 782-8692.

Benefit Concert

The Back Forty Bluegrass band will perform for a Friends of Hope Valley benefit concert 1 p.m. Sunday at Sorensen’s Resort, Highway 88, Hope Valley. Cost, $10 donation. Nohost barbecue. Information, or 530-694-1701.

Dangberg Tours

Tours of the Dangberg Home Ranch, 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Reservations required; other tour times available. $8, free for 16 and younger. Website, Information, 783-9417