In the Spotlight for June 10
June 9, 2011
Carson Valley Days
Carson Valley Days, today-Sunday, sponsored by the Carson Valley Active 20-30. Carnival continues 3-11 p.m. today. The parade is 9 a.m. Saturday. Skate Jam registration is 9 a.m. Saturday. Arts and crafts booths. Kids’ and adults’ activities. Live music 7-11 p.m. today, 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information, http://www.carsonvalley2030.org.
Carson Valley Art Association annual art show Friday-Sunday at CVIC Hall. Artist reception 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
A Topaz Sagehen Bunco fundraiser is 2-6 p.m. Saturday at the Topaz Ranch Estaes Community Center, 4001 Carter Way, Wellington. Cost, $15 advance, $20 at the door. Information, Janet Bryant (775) 266-4013, or DeAnna Newman (775) 266-3194.
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Douglas Animal Welfare Group is sponsoring a shelter dog adoption event 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Petco on Highway 395 and Topsy Lane. Information, 267-7325 or dawgrescue.com.
Steve Achard and Conrad Buedel are having a book signing for their book “Lost Legacy of Carson Valley, The Rise and Fall of the H.F. Dangberg Ranching Empire,” 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park, 1450 Highway 88, Minden. Information, 267-6676, or 783-9417.
Usborne Book Fair 3 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the CVIC Hall. The Fratello Marionettes perform at 6:30 p.m. Ice cream social and raffle, 7:15-8:30 p.m. Information, 782-9841.
Chautauqua in the Park is 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Mormon Station Historic Park in Genoa. Presentations by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Belle Starr, Cattle Kate, Snowshoe Thompson, Martha Reed and Queen Nzinga. Information, 265-6097.
The Carson Valley United Methodist Church is hosting Tim Zimmerman and the King’s Brass at 7 p.m. Thursday. Information, 782-4600.
Northern Nevada Pond Club is selling tickets for its pond tours July 9. 9 a.m. -1 p.m. in Carson City, and noon-4 p.m. in Douglas County. Tickets, $10 per person, $15 per couple. Ticket locations, Greenhouse Garden Center, Carson Valley Garden and Ranch, Plant IT Nursery. Information, Mona Coleman, (775) 721-1375, or Sharon Dunk, (775) 267-0336.