Arts & Entertainment for 9-24 |

Arts & Entertainment for 9-24

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

Big Bad Wolf plays tonight, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

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.

Open mic night, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

Karaoke with Dale Jantzen, 8-11 p.m. every Wednesday.

Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, Steve Orlando, 782-9693.

Oktoberfest Saturdayat Country Club

The Country Club’s Oktoberfest is 4 p.m. Saturday at the Carson Valley County Club Restaurant & Bar, 1029 Riverview Drive, Gardnerville. Music by Foothill Road & the Hiktchhikers. German dinners and beverages available for sale. Information at 265-3715 or

Sertoma’s Oktoberfest Sunday in Heritage Park

Carson Valley Sertoma’s 20th annual Oktoberfest begins at noon Sunday at Heritage Park in Gardnerville. Live German dance music by the Gruber Family Band, German food, Oktoberfest beers, crafters and free admission. Information, 265-2507.


Live entertainment at CVI

Entertainment presented in the Carson Valley Inn’s Cabaret Lounge, 6-11 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, and 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.

George Pickard through Saturday.

Paul Covarelli, Sunday-Tuesday.

NFL Football on Sunday and Monday, with drawings, food and draft specials.

Karaoke Rockstarz, 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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

At Buona Sera

Harp music by Mary Margaret Niebuhr and vocals by Claire Humphrey, 6-9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday at Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar, 1799 Ironwood Dr., Unit B, Minden. Reservations, 783-3211.

Magic and music at Saletti’s

Live entertainment of close-up tableside 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.

An invitation to a ‘Perfect Wedding’

The Carson Valley Community Theatre’s production of “Perfect Wedding” is performed 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, at the CVIC Hall in Minden.

Purchase tickets at the Carson Valley Arts Council building, 1572 Highway 395, Minden, at (775) 315-0697 or

Dinner and show packages available from Barone & Reed Food Co., 1599 Esmeralda Ave., Minden, 783-1988. Information, or (775) 843-3493.

Celtic concert Sept. 30

The Carson Valley Arts Council presents Tiller’s Folly 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Admission is $17 for members and $20 for non-members. Information, 782-8207 or

Lone Tree art courses

Lone Tree Gallery in Minden offers ongoing classes and one-day workshops by local artists in various media. Weekly art instruction includes oil painting with Greg Drinkwine and watercolor with Don Fotine.

Workshops include gourd art with Jan Rollenhagen on Saturday. Weekly travel book watercolor class with Lady Jill Mueller beginning Oct. 5. Information on course content, instructors, material lists and costs at or 782-2522.

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.

Tai chi begins Tuesday

A six-week tai chi course for beginners is offered, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays starting Sept. 28, at 02 Wellness Studio, 1557 Zerolene Place, Minden. Instructor Ginny Cardenas teaches fundamentals of tai chi and quigong. Cost, $50. Information, or 720-3659.

Art show at WNC through month

Members of the Carson Valley Art Association present a show through September at the Douglas campus of Western Nevada College on Bently Parkway, Minden.

All paintings are for sale. Information, Ron Clarke, 782-8035.

So you think you’re funny?

Learn public speaking skills in a stand-up comedy workshop taught by Carson Valley comedian Kat Simmons, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 12 through Nov. 16, in the ArtBar at the Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1572 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Cost is $250 for the six-week workshop. Deposit of $50 due by Oct. 5. Class size is limited to 10 students. Sign up at or 721-8864.

Benefit concert Oct. 7

Women Entrepreneurs of Carson Valley host a concert to benefit the Douglas County Family Support Council, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 7, at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Music by Vanessa Littrell and Living Picture Show. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Wine and beer available for purchase.

Proceeds benefit Douglas County Family Support Council, a domestic violence and crisis intervention shelter. Tickets $20, available from Debbie McFadden, (775) 690-9911.

Dinner and show packages available for $55 from Barone & Reed Food Co., 1599 Esmeralda Ave., Minden, 783-1988.

Board members needed

Music loving volunteers are needed to join the board of directors for the Carson Valley Pops Orchestra for the 2010 -11 season. Information, or 291-6954.