Douglas participates in Nevada Day |

Douglas participates in Nevada Day

Staff Reports
The Douglas High School Marching band performs in the 2014 Nevada Day Parade in Carson City.
Brad Coman/R-C File Photo |

A handful of Carson Valley residents and entries will be participating in Saturday’s Nevada Day Parade in Carson City.

Nevada Day celebrates the state’s entry into the Union, Oct. 31, 1864. The last Friday in October is the official holiday with schools, local and state governmental offices closed.

There are 181 entries in this year’s parade, with at least 10 directly representing Douglas County.

According to a schedule posted by the Nevada Day Committee, Sen. James Settelmeyer, R-Minden, will be entry No. 15, the furthest forward of the Douglas entries.

Sierra Lutheran High School is entry No. 32 in Division 2. Tumbleweeds Gymnastics & Kaia Fit is entry No. 57

The Douglas Tiger Marching Band and the Tiger Battalion Army ROTC will lead off Division 4, at entries No. 61 and 62. The Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School Marching Band will lead off Division 5, which is where the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California will be entry No. 97.

Business entries include the Carson Valley Visitors Authority as entry No. 107, Trader Joe’s as entry No. 126 and Gardnerville resident Ted Nagel’s Rolling Thunder Entertainment at entry No. 147.